Go To Travel Pause Review Direction Work on
The government has decided to introduce measures to suspend new reservations for "Go To Travel" destinations in areas where the new coronavirus infection has spread, but will the suspension include already booked trips? Please, we are working on a final step to announce the specific direction of the review, such as measures to prevent cancellation fees.
"Former Prime Minister Abe bears more than 8 million yen" Shown on the hotel receipt
Due to the issue of the social gathering held the night before the "Sakura wo Miru Kai", the receipt prepared by the hotel at the venue included at least the cost of the social gathering that took five years until last year, with former Prime Minister Abe. According to interviews with multiple parties, it was newly found that the contents indicate that the company paid more than 8 million yen. It is believed that the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office is also grasping this process and is proceeding with confirmation by voluntarily listening to the circumstances from the first public secretary of former Prime Minister Abe.
Emphasizing the unity of each country with the new corona G20 "Riyadh Leaders Declaration" adopted
G20 = The summit of 20 major countries has ended, and the spread of the new coronavirus will require multilateral cooperation, and each country will unite, and all people will be able to secure cheap and fair treatments and vaccines. The Leaders' Declaration was adopted stating that we will spare no effort.
Kumamoto heavy rain disaster area "We will do our best to provide financial support" Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda
Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda visited Kumamoto Prefecture, which was severely damaged by the heavy rain in July, and expressed his intention to continue to do his utmost to provide financial support for the restoration and reconstruction of the affected areas.
Created by the hotel, such as a receipt indicating that "former Prime Minister Abe will bear some costs"
Regarding the social gathering held the night before the "Sakura wo Miru Kai", the hotel side, which was the venue, created a receipt and statement showing that the former Prime Minister Abe had paid a part of the expenses. I learned anew from interviews with multiple parties. Regarding the social gathering, a complaint was filed on suspicion of violating the Political Funds Control Act, which did not include the balance in the political fund balance report, and the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office was sent by the first public secretary of former Prime Minister Abe. It seems that we are proceeding with confirmation of the detailed circumstances by listening to the circumstances voluntarily.
National Governors' Association to summarize urgent recommendations for Go To Travel and Eat Tour
As the infection of the new coronavirus continued to spread, a meeting of the National Governors' Association was held to summarize urgent recommendations. Regarding "Go To Travel" When taking measures such as suspending new reservations to the government, the government will pay the cancellation fee by allowing the option to limit the area, and "Go To Eat" will be coupons and points. We are requesting that the government promptly show specific policies such as the handling of
Prime Minister Suga "Thorough measures focusing on short-term intensive and high-risk situations"
As the infection of the new coronavirus spreads, Prime Minister Suga gave a lecture at a symposium held in Tokyo, and in order not to put an excessive burden on medical care, he concentrated on a short period of time and the risk of infection was high. He expressed his intention to thoroughly implement focused measures.
Support for entrepreneurship of international students To establish a system that allows residence status for up to 2 years
The Immigration Bureau of Japan has graduated from Japanese universities, etc., and is preparing for entrepreneurship for foreign students who meet certain conditions in order to increase the number of foreigners who start businesses in Japan and to revitalize the economy. We have decided to establish a new system that allows the status of residence for up to two years.
Go To Travel Government Direction in the next few days National Governors' Association to discuss response
Regarding "Go To Travel," the government plans to provide directions such as suspending new reservations to destinations in areas where the infection has spread within a few days. On the other hand, Chairman Iizumi of the National Governors' Association said, "I think it may be possible to choose to remove Sapporo in Hokkaido and Nagoya in Aichi Prefecture," and asked for measures in a narrowed manner. The Governor's Association will discuss the response on the 23rd.