This page is the news announced by NHK, a representative TV station in Japan.
National activity policy for the new fiscal year “Collaboration regardless of ruling and opposition parties to realize wage increases”
At the party convention on the 11th, the Democratic Party for the People firmly maintained the stance of ``solution rather than confrontation'' in order to realize wage increases and enhance child-rearing support, and to cooperate with both ruling and opposition parties based on policy. We have decided on our course of action.
Spring labor offensive also moves to raise wages for non-regular workers Some voices say that small and medium-sized enterprises are “difficult”
While the focus is on how far wage increases will spread in this year's spring labor offensive, there are also moves to raise the wages of non-regular workers.
Representative Izumi Ritsumin Appointment as Governor of the Bank of Japan
Regarding Prime Minister Kishida's intention to appoint economist Kazuo Ueda as the successor to Governor Kuroda of the Bank of Japan, Izumi, the leader of the Constitutional Democratic Party, will decide whether to review the current large-scale monetary easing. He also expressed his thoughts on deciding whether to approve or disapprove of personnel proposals.
Bank of Japan to Appoint Kazuo Ueda as Governor of Monetary Policy
Prime Minister Kishida has confirmed his intention to appoint economist Kazuo Ueda, a former deliberative committee member of the Bank of Japan, to succeed Kuroda, the governor of the Bank of Japan, whose term will expire in April this year. It is the first time that a scholar-turned governor has been elected since the end of World War II.
NY yen exchange rate drops to the middle of the 131 yen range at 1 dollar
In response to the appointment of Kazuo Ueda, a former deliberative committee member of the Bank of Japan and an economist, as the successor to Governor Kuroda of the Bank of Japan, the New York foreign exchange market on the 10th said that the Bank of Japan would continue monetary easing for the time being. Yen-selling and dollar-buying intensified, and the yen exchange rate fell to the mid-131 yen level to the dollar.