Finance Minister Noda corrects political donation report
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Finance Minister Noda corrects political donation report

Friday 11th March, 02:02 PM JST

TOKYO —

Finance Minister Yoshihiko Noda said Friday he has corrected his 2009 political donation report that named a conservation group as a corporate donor as the law bans nonprofit organizations from supporting individuals in public office.

Noda apologized for the misreporting at a press conference, saying he has newly reported that the donation of 10,000 yen (about $120) was personally made by the head of the environment-protection group based in Chiba Prefecture.

The minister said he and the donor have known each other for a long time, and that he believes the money was given on a personal basis.

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