First female governor elected in Tokyo

Tokyo has elected its first female governor, the Arabic-speaking environmentalist and North Korea hawk Yuriko Koike. Former Japanese defense minister, 64-year-old received over a million votes more than her nearest rival, Hiroya Masuda, who was backed by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party. Koike, who previously broke glass ceilings as Japan’s first female… Read More First female governor elected in Tokyo