Updated: 12/19/2013 09:50 | By Agence France-Presse

Tokyo governor resigns over money scandal: media

The governor of Tokyo has submitted his resignation after admitting receiving $500,000 from a hospital tycoon ahead of his election in what he originally claimed was an interest-free, personal loan.


Tokyo governor resigns over money scandal: media

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Footage broadcast by NHK showed Naoki Inose handing over a letter to the head of the city assembly, ahead of a press conference at which he is expected to announce his decision.

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