LDP Ishiba and Kishida and others exchange opinions at meetings, dissolution and general election
Former Secretary-General Ishiba and Chairman of the Government Affairs Survey Kishida, who are willing to post Abe, met at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government on the night of the 23rd to discuss their opinions about the dissolution of the House of Representatives and the time of the general election.
Mr. and Mrs. Kawai's request to resign
Mr. Katsuyuki Kawai, who was arrested on suspicion of violating the Public Offices Election Law, and his wife, the House of Representatives Satoshi, are calling for the resignation of members of the House of Representatives from the opposition party. As a result, the idea that it should be handled carefully was shown.
"Meiji Japan's Industrial Revolution Heritage" Korea requests registration examination
South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-hwa wrote to UNESCO that there was insufficient explanation about workers from the former Korean Peninsula regarding the facilities of the Japanese government that explain UNESCO's World Heritage Site, the Industrial Revolution Heritage of Meiji Japan. And asked the Japanese side to make a resolution to consider the possibility of canceling the registration and take action.
Considering support for athletes' virus tests etc. for full-scale resumption of sports Prime Minister Abe
Prime Minister Abe has indicated that he will consider supporting athletes for virus inspections, etc., in preparation for the full-scale resumption of sports events.
150 days of the Diet, which was ridiculed with cherry blossoms and ending with corona
The Diet was at the mercy of the new coronavirus... the Act on Special Measures, supplementary budget, and 3 secret measures. Looking back at the Diet that closed the curtain after an unusual 150 days, and the issues that remained. (Politics Department, Yuko Oikawa, Koichi Namiki)
Support for the elderly with "social prescription" Start model business
A study group created by local governments will start model projects in various places in the future, aiming to popularize the so-called “social prescription” that helps family doctors to connect with the community to people who are socially isolated. It was decided.
NHK Reiwa 1 year settlement of accounts Submit to the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, Takaichi
The financial results for NHK last year and the first year of Reiwa were voted by the Executive Committee on the 23rd and submitted to the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Takaichi.
Previous Minister of Justice had passed cash during the election period
There is a suspicion that former Minister of Justice Kawai and his wife, Satoshi House of Representatives, have been arrested, and former Minister of Finance Kawai was giving cash to multiple local members during the House of Representatives election last year. Was understood by the interview with the person concerned. The prosecutor's office seems to be working on clarifying the fact that it is one of the reasons to support that the provision of cash was the purpose of the acquisition.
Security Strategy "Japan is not a shield and the environment is not a sword" Foreign Minister Mogi
Regarding future security strategies, Foreign Minister Mogi pointed out that the division of roles between Japan and the United States, where the Self-Defense Forces are in charge of defense and the U.S. forces are in charge of attacks, is no longer in line with the current harsh security environment. I showed the idea of discussing towards.
Export amount of agricultural, forestry and marine products will reach ¥2 trillion by 2025
At a government ministerial meeting to expand exports of agriculture, forestry and fishery products, Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga pointed out that the recovery from the slump in exports due to the effect of the new coronavirus is starting, and the amount of exports for one year will be 2025. I instructed them to do their best to achieve the target of 2 trillion yen.
Relaxation of immigration restrictions Operate temporary flights to Vietnam from 25th
The first non-stop flight to Vietnam will be operated on the 25th, the first time since the mutual agreement with Vietnam was relaxed.
A position that is cautious about possessing "enemy base attack capability" President Kimiaki Yamaguchi
Mr. Yamaguchi, a representative of the Komeito Party, showed a cautious position regarding possession of "enemy base attack capability", which is expected to be one of the focus points in future discussions regarding security strategies.
"Aegis Asshore Deployment Plan Suspended, Verification Needed" Representative Tegumi Edano
Regarding the suspension of the deployment plan for the new interceptor missile system "Aegis Asshore", the representative of the Constitutional Democratic Party, Edano, said that the party's board of directors needs to verify the circumstances leading to the planned suspension and so on I emphasized my idea.
Professor Shinya Yamanaka and his colleagues are members of the new government meeting of experts
In order to prepare for the spread of the new coronavirus, the government launched a new conference of experts with members such as Professor Shinya Yamanaka of Kyoto University to analyze the effects of the measures taken so far, such as reducing contact opportunities. I will proceed.
Submarine “presumed to be China” sailing in connected waters around Amami Oshima Defense Minister
Regarding the submarine that sailed in the connected waters around Amami Oshima in Kagoshima Prefecture without surfacing, it was revealed that the Minister of Defense Kono estimated that it was a Chinese submarine, and he showed the idea of analyzing the intention of navigation. ..
Liberal Democratic Secretary-General, 2nd floor "There is no dissolution within the year"
Regarding the dissolution and general election of the House of Representatives, the secretary general of the second floor of the Liberal Democratic Party stated that "the dissolution within the year is not in the corner of the head", but emphasized the idea of making preparations perfectly.
"Please refrain from answering each and every one of Bolton's memoirs," Chief Cabinet Secretary
Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga stated in a memoir published by former U.S. Vice President Bolton that he explained to President Trump's intention to significantly increase the burden on Japan of U.S. forces stationed in Japan. "At the press conference, I will refrain from answering," he said in a press conference.
Prime Minister Abe to consider security strategy by suspending Aegis Asshore deployment
Following the suspension of the deployment plan for the new interceptor missile system "Aegis Asshore", Prime Minister Abe indicated at the board of the LDP that he would proceed with a study on the security strategy.
Use my number card as a license as well
The first meeting of the government work team was held to discuss measures to promote the My Number system, and Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga can use the My Number card as a driver's license and various other licenses to improve convenience. I showed the idea to work on the necessary system revision.
Rev. Bolton's memoir "U.S. Forces Expenses for US Forces in Japan: $8 billion annually"
Former US President Trump's former aide, Bolton, published a memoir, in which Mr. Bolton drastically increased the Japanese side's burden of staying US troops in Japan, demanding $8 billion annually It was revealed that he explained the intention of President Trump to do to the Japanese side. Bolton says he has been instructed by the president to negotiate, suggesting the withdrawal of US troops.
62% NHK opinion poll required to revise laws that can prohibit going out and forcing leave
Asked in an NHK poll, do you think the legislation needs to be amended to allow governments and local governments to ban people from going out or force them to leave to prevent the spread of infectious diseases? 62% of the respondents answered, and more than 27% of the respondents answered "not necessary".
60 years from the entry into force of the Japan-US Security Treaty
It has been 60 years since 23 days from the entry into force of the US-Japan Security Treaty. With the conflict between the United States and China becoming more serious and the situation on the Korean Peninsula rising again, the government intends to rebuild the security strategy including the missile defense system, and the role sharing between Japan and the United States will be discussed. Is expected.