Received a report on Prime Minister Suga's request to consider issuing a state of emergency
As the spread of the new corona virus continues, Prime Minister Kan met with Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato, Minister for Economic Revitalization Nishimura, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Tamura, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Akabane at the Prime Minister's official residence from around 5 pm, and the infection situation In addition to receiving reports that the governors of 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures in the Tokyo metropolitan area requested the government to consider issuing an emergency declaration on the 2nd, the nationwide suspension was suspended until the 11th. We discussed how to deal with "GoTo Travel".
Request for issuance of state of emergency Governor Koike will coordinate future measures
Governor Koike of Tokyo said that he is coordinating future measures in connection with requesting the government to promptly consider issuing a state of emergency based on the Act on Special Measures Against New Coronavirus. , He expressed his desire to take effective measures to prevent the spread of infection at an early stage.
Prime Minister Suga China's participation in TPP "I think it will be difficult with the current system"
Prime Minister Suga said in a radio program on Nippon Broadcasting System that China's participation in the TPP = Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement "The rules of TPP are very high level and I think it is difficult under the current system", which is difficult at present. I showed the recognition.
My number card Dissemination measures to almost all people by the end of Reiwa 4
The government will improve the convenience of My Number Card, which has a penetration rate of less than 30%, by making it available as a health insurance card or driver's license so that it will be distributed to almost all citizens by the end of Reiwa 4. Our policy is to achieve the goal of doing so.
Government makes food tech a growth industry such as "alternative meat" and "land aquaculture"
The government plans to start full-scale support measures in order to grow "Food Tech", which expands the possibilities related to "food" with cutting-edge technology, into a growing industry in Japan.
Amendment to the Ordinary Diet Session Referendum Law
Regarding the amendment of the referendum law, the Liberal Democratic Party wants to pass it in the ordinary Diet session and advance the debate on the revision of the constitution, saying that the debate has been exhausted. Meanwhile, the Constitutional Democratic Party has argued that the amendment is still problematic and the vote is premature, and the offense and defense over the vote is expected to develop.
Tokyo Metropolitan Government to consider "time saving request ahead of schedule by 8:00 pm" in response to government request
In response to the rapid spread of the new coronavirus, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government requested the government to consider issuing a state of emergency, and said that it was necessary to strengthen measures such as curbing the flow of people, and restaurants were requested by the government. We are considering whether to advance the request for shortening business hours to by 8:00 pm.
Declaration of emergency 1 To determine and consider the effect of requesting time reduction to 3 prefectures
Following the spread of the new coronavirus, one metropolitan area and three prefectures requested the government to consider issuing a state of emergency. The government plans to consider whether to make a declaration while assessing the effects of the request for shortening business hours to restaurants in each of the three prefectures.