Former Japanese PM Yasuhiro Nakasone, who mended ties with South Korea, dies aged 101

Published: 29/11/2019
Former Japanese PM Yasuhiro Nakasone, who mended ties with South Korea, dies aged 101
Source: WWW.SCMP.COM

Yasuhiro Nakasone, one of Japan’s longest serving premiers who was known for his friendship with former US president Ronald Reagan, has died at the age of 101, a top ruling party official said on Friday.Nakasone, prime minister from 1982 to 1987, hobnobbed with world leaders while battling with bureaucrats over domestic reforms.He himself said he failed to achieve a dream of revising the country’s

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