Japan’s finance ministry will admit altering documents related to cronyism allegations against Shinzo Abe, local media reported Sunday, a major blow to the premier who enjoys relatively high public support. Photo: AFP

Japan PM Shinzo Abe and finance minister face mounting pressure over doctored documents in school scandal

Scandal over the cut-price sale of government-owned land to a close friend of Shinzo Abe has dogged prime minister since it first emerged last February, though he has consistently denied any wrongdoing

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Japan’s finance ministry will admit altering documents related to cronyism allegations against Shinzo Abe, local media reported Sunday, a major blow to the premier who enjoys relatively high public support. Photo: AFP
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