Public prosecutors searched the Fukushima prefectural
government headquarters and the governor's office and questioned senior officials Saturday in connection with bid rigging over sewage system construction work for the prefectural
The banks are expected to demand the prefectural
government guarantee all of the outstanding loans, the officials said.
The Shizuoka prefectural
government has already spent some 100 billion yen out of the 190 billion yen earmarked for the project.
With the nuclear power plant due to begin operating in July 2005, the prefectural
government expects 2.
government is considering calling on governors nationwide and on the governments in prefectures such as Kagoshima, Miyazaki and Kumamoto, which also have large numbers of cows, to join it in asking for a postponement.
government and North Pacific Bank offered the airline loans and investment, together with other local businesses.
The Taiheiyo Sangyo president allegedly asked Uchiyama to work on the prefectural
government and make sure that prefectural
officials would not suspend the company's license or impose a lengthy suspension on the company's business.
public security commissioners, comprising three members, are set up for securing neutrality of police activities and are authorized to give orders to inspect police activities.
In addition, the government will have prefectural
governments impose 10% more in taxes on a diesel vehicles more than 11 years old, they said.
Currently the Osaka prefectural
government has put off paying its debts and shifts money to the general account as a loan from the fund established to repay its debts.
The approval allows the prefectural
government to raise the tax rate to 10% of nuclear fuel prices from the current 7% and introduce a fresh charge of 6,000 yen per kilogram, raising the effective tax rate to 13.
A suit has been filed against the Osaka bank tax as well and the prefectural
government fears it could be forced to refund banks some 4 billion yen if it loses the suit.