We still don’t know what kind of measures the Abe administration plans to go forward, including on the management of remote islands . . . so I think we will have to leave (the money) as a fund for a while.
Tokyo Gov Naoki Inose, referring to the 1.48 billion yen that the Tokyo government collected in donations to buy and maintain the Senkakus. The money is lying idle despite calls from some donors for a refund. (Japan Times)