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Foreign Minister Kamikawa to cooperate with the US, South Korea and other countries in response to Russia-North Korea treaty signing

2024-06-21 14:56:00
Regarding the signing of a new treaty between Russia and North Korea that clearly provides military support to each other, Foreign Minister Kamikawa stated that this could significantly damage the security environment around Japan, and expressed his intention to respond in cooperation with the United States, South Korea, and other countries, including by strengthening the deterrent and response capabilities of the Japan-U.S. alliance.

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Norinchukin Bank's final deficit of 1.5 trillion yen: Agriculture Minister "Working with the Financial Services Agency to closely monitor management"

2024-06-21 14:36:00
Regarding the fact that The Norinchukin Bank has been forced to book huge losses due to the failure of its foreign bond management, and that its final deficit for the fiscal year ending March next year may expand to 1.5 trillion yen, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Sakamoto stated his intention to closely monitor the bank's business situation in cooperation with the Financial Services Agency, but avoided commenting on management responsibility.

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The LDP proposes holding a closed-session review of the House of Representatives Constitutional Review Committee next week or later

2024-06-21 14:16:00
With the Diet session drawing to a close, the Liberal Democratic Party proposed at a steering committee meeting of the House of Representatives Constitutional Review Committee that it would like to hold a closed-session review from next week onwards, with the aim of starting to draft constitutional amendment articles, and the ruling and opposition parties will continue to hold discussions.

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Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications requests social media operators to pre-screen ads to combat fraud

2024-06-21 13:11:00
In response to a series of frauds and other crimes caused by fake advertisements on social media impersonating celebrities and others, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Matsumoto revealed that, based on the comprehensive measures compiled by the government on the 18th of this month, he has requested companies that operate social media and other platforms to strengthen pre-screening of advertisements and identity verification of people placing advertisements.

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