Kotaro Kake: Why was vet school tender called a 'prime ministerial matter'?

Fresh questions have arisen about Mr Shinzo Abe's role in the tender for a veterinary school that was awarded to an education institute run by his close buddy Kotaro Kake.

The description of the project as a "prime ministerial matter", as detailed in documents unearthed earlier this month, has put Mr Abe on the defensive.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 22, 2018, with the headline 'KAKE: Why was vet school tender called a 'prime ministerial matter'?'. Subscribe