Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso has taken a voluntary one-year salary cut after 20 officials were penalised for tampering with documents. File photo: AFP

Japan’s richest minister Taro Aso returns year’s salary as heads roll in cronyism scandal

Losing a year’s salary won’t mean much to Taro Aso financially, given he was born into Japan’s elite and is independently wealthy

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Japan’s Finance Minister Taro Aso has taken a voluntary one-year salary cut after 20 officials were penalised for tampering with documents. File photo: AFP
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