Foreign Minister Motegi "Realizing a Free and Open Indo-Pacific" at the EU Council
Foreign Minister Motegi attended the EU-European Union Foreign Ministers' Board meeting online, pointing out that "there is a movement to challenge security and democracy in the Indo-Pacific region" with China in mind. He called for cooperation toward the realization of a "free and open Indo-Pacific."
Minister Kono To build a new vaccine system Local government grasps the inoculation status
Minister Kono, who is in charge of vaccination of the new coronavirus, revealed that the local government that inoculates will build a new system that can grasp the inoculation status of individuals, and intends to introduce it at the timing when vaccination to the elderly begins. Was shown.
“The number of newly infected people who are beginning to see the effects of countermeasures is at a high level” Minister Nishimura
At a press conference, Mr. Nishimura said at a press conference that although the measures have begun to be effective in the areas subject to the state of emergency, the number of newly infected people is at a high level and it is important to take further measures. We repeatedly called for cooperation in refraining from going out unnecessarily.
House of Representatives Budget Committee Vaccination, Special Measures Law, Infectious Disease Law Amendment, etc.
In the Diet, the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives was held in the afternoon, and there was a debate over vaccination of the new coronavirus, the Special Measures Law, and amendments to the Infectious Diseases Law.
Mr. Ishibashi, the head of the Liberal Democratic Branch in Hiroshima 3rd District of the House of Representatives, decided to coordinate within the ruling party
The Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) over the 3rd district of the House of Representatives has decided that the prefectural assembly member selected by the local prefectural federation will be the branch chief, but based on the fact that the Komeito party has decided to support the candidate, within the ruling party It will be officially decided as soon as the adjustment is made.
Prime Minister Suga "Installed in all prefectures and ordinance-designated cities in 5 years of night junior high school"
Regarding the establishment of night classes in public junior high schools, so-called "night junior high schools," Prime Minister Suga said at the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives that he would secure learning opportunities for those who cannot receive sufficient education due to school refusal, etc. for the next five years. So, he expressed his intention to set up at least one location in every prefecture and ordinance-designated city.
Corona Special Measures Law Amendment Proposal Agreed to Start Amendment Discussions from Tomorrow Liberal Democratic Party / Constitutional Democratic Party
The Liberal Democratic Party and the Constitutional Democratic Party, the chairman of the National Assembly Countermeasures Committee, met on amendments to the Act on Special Measures for Countermeasures against the New Corona Virus, and agreed to start amendment discussions on penalties for businesses and infected persons from the 26th.
"I took off the mask only when I was eating, separated by more than 2m."
At the House of Representatives Budget Committee, Mr. Sakamoto, the former secretary-general of the Liberal Democratic Party, who was confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus, said that he was eating the day before, saying, "At least 2 meters away. I took off my mask only when I ate. "
Providing a week's worth of food to Corona home recuperators living in the 23 wards of Tokyo
In order to support people who are infected with the new coronavirus and are being treated at home, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has begun an initiative to provide free food for one week to home caregivers living in the 23 wards from the 25th.
Okinawa Prefecture Declared Area Addition Request "Ascertaining Infection Status, etc." Chief Cabinet Secretary
Regarding Okinawa Prefecture's request to add to the areas subject to the state of emergency and areas equivalent to it, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato expressed his intention to identify trends such as the infection situation and the tightness of the medical care provision system. I did.
5 hotels in the Tama area, Tokyo Telework available for 500 yen a day
In order to promote telework under the state of emergency, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has started a business in which the rooms of five hotels in the Tama area are used as satellite offices for 500 yen a day.
Prime Minister's New Corona Special Measures Law Amendment Call for Prompt Deliberation House of Representatives Budget Committee
In the Diet, the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives began deliberation on the third supplementary budget for this year from the 25th. Prime Minister Suga called for prompt deliberation on amendments such as the Act on Special Measures Against Coronavirus, saying that he had provided support and penalties while giving due consideration to individual rights.
Online meeting held from 25th prior to "Davos Conference"
Prior to the "Davos Conference" postponed in May, an online meeting will begin on the 25th, where world political and business leaders will discuss measures against the new coronavirus and climate change. Prime Minister Suga and the leaders of each country will give a speech, and the focus will be on what kind of vision will be presented to solve the problem.
Ministry of Defense Cyber Security-To hold a contest to compete for expertise
In March, the Ministry of Defense decided to hold a contest to compete for security-related technologies in order to secure human resources to strengthen defense capabilities in the cyber field.
Diet Supplementary Budget Draft Substantial Deliberation Discussions on Amendment of Special Measures Law Amendment
From the 25th, the Diet will begin substantial deliberation on the third supplementary budget for this year, which includes measures against the new coronavirus. In addition, amendments to the new Corona Countermeasures Law and other amendments are expected to begin in earnest this week.
Gifu Governor's election Hajime Furuta, incumbent, won the fifth time
The Gifu prefectural governor's election, which was the first conservative division in 55 years, was voted on the 24th, and incumbent Hajime Furuta won the election for the fifth time.
Yamagata Governor's election Mieko Yoshimura incumbent 4th election
In the Yamagata prefectural governor's election, which was the first governor's election in Japan to fight between women, a vote was held on the 24th, and Mieko Yoshimura, who is incumbent, won the election for the fourth time.