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Political News(2022/01/19)

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Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Goto, etc. The idea of ​​encouraging increased production with a purchase guarantee such as an antigen test kit

2022-01-19 21:48:00
Following the rapid spread of the Omicron strain, Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Goto exchanged opinions online with the National Governors' Association, and the government guaranteed the purchase of antigen test kits and pulse oximeters in order to strengthen the medical treatment system at home. By doing so, he expressed his desire to encourage increased production.


A bipartisan parliamentary federation was established through educational reforms.

2022-01-19 20:30:00
In order to discuss educational reform, a parliamentary federation with about 180 bipartisan parliamentarians was established, aiming to compile proposals by June on the ideal financial resources including the issuance of "educational government bonds". It was decided.


Representative questions from each party in the Diet begin

2022-01-19 18:52:00
In the Diet, representative questions from each party began on the 19th regarding Prime Minister Kishida's policy speech. While Izumi, the representative of the Constitutional Democratic Party, requested a review of the requirements for applying "priority measures such as prevention of spread" based on the characteristics of Omicron stock, Prime Minister Kishida comprehensively considered the degree of tightness of the medical system. He said he had no intention of changing his judgment.


Motivation for an online meeting with the Prime Minister and the U.S. President for a world free of nuclear weapons

2022-01-19 18:39:00
Regarding this week's online meeting with US President Joe Biden, Prime Minister Kishida expressed his willingness to confirm that he will work together towards a world free of nuclear weapons.


“Grant-in-aid for Tonga over $ 1 million” Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary

2022-01-19 18:33:00
Following the eruption of a large volcano near Tonga in the South Pacific, Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Isozaki provided an emergency grant-in-aid for more than $ 1 million to Tonga at a press conference to support local restoration and reconstruction. It was revealed that it would be carried out.


Statistics Committee, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Policy confirmation to summarize recurrence prevention measures Data rewriting problem

2022-01-19 17:13:00
In response to the issue of rewriting statistical data from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, the Statistics Committee of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, which has jurisdiction over national statistics, will set up a study team to discuss issues such as human resource development and strengthening of check functions, and measures to prevent recurrence. I confirmed the policy to put together.


Liberal Democratic Party Electoral Endo vs. Chairman Electoral alliance with Komeito Direction by next week

2022-01-19 15:07:00
Regarding the election cooperation with the Komeito in the upper house election in the summer, the Liberal Democratic Party's chairman of the Election Countermeasures Endo expressed his intention to summarize a certain direction by next week and present it to the Komeito.


"Maximum support for Tonga" bipartisan parliamentary federation offers government

2022-01-19 13:49:00
Following the large-scale volcanic eruption near Tonga in the South Pacific, the Parliamentary Union, which works on goodwill with Tonga, should promptly grasp the damage situation and provide maximum support such as humanitarian assistance and disaster recovery. I applied to the government.


Questions and answers in the Diet prior to adding areas to which "Priority Measures to Prevent Spread"

2022-01-19 13:41:00
Prior to the addition of areas to which priority measures such as spread prevention were applied, the Diet had a preliminary report by the government and questions by each party.


Subcommittee Chairman Omi “The keyword is not to control the flow of people but to limit the number of people”

2022-01-19 12:00:00
Shigeru Omi, chairman of the Advisory Committee on the Basic Response Policy, said that he had accepted the government's policy in an interview with the press after the meeting. On top of that, Chairman Omi said, "It is important not to follow the measures that have been taken so far, but to take effective measures with sharpness that are characteristic of Omicron strains. I think that is the key word. The investigation of the infection route of the Omicron strain revealed that many people gathered, ate and drank, shouted, and many infections occurred in a poorly ventilated environment. It is important to focus on situations where there is a high risk of infection. "


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