"International Women's Day" Creating an environment that makes it easier for women to participate in politics
On the 8th of "International Women's Day" set by the United Nations, a parliamentary federation aiming to increase the number of female parliamentarians held a meeting, and there was a sense of crisis that the percentage of female candidates fell below the previous time in the lower house election last year.
Kishi Defense Minister Bulletproof vest and other relief supplies Depart immediately as soon as they are ready
To assist Ukraine under military invasion by Russia, Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi said he was working at the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Komaki base in Aichi prefecture to be able to transport bulletproof waistcoats and helmets tonight, and left as soon as they were ready. I ordered you to do it.
Northern Territories "Indigenous Territory" Answer "Given Difficulty in Negotiations with Russia" Foreign Minister
Regarding the statement by Prime Minister Kishida over the northern territory that it is "a territory peculiar to Japan" in the Diet response, Foreign Minister Hayashi is in a situation where it is difficult to negotiate a peace treaty with Russia, which continues to invade Ukraine. He acknowledged that it was a decision based on that.
Amendment of operational guidelines by providing bulletproof vests to Ukraine Departure tonight
In order to send bulletproof vests to Ukraine, which is undergoing a military invasion from Russia, the government revised the operational guidelines of the "Three Principles on Transfer of Defense Equipment" at the ministerial meeting of the NSC = National Security Council. When ready, a SDF aircraft carrying supplies is expected to leave Japan late at night on the 8th.
Liberal Democratic Secretary-General Motegi "Strict response to Russia's violence, including sanctions"
The Liberal Democratic Party held a meeting of the countermeasures headquarters, and Secretary-general Motegi said, "Russia has gone into an unprecedented outrage to attack the nuclear power plant. No. We need to take strict measures, including sanctions, to pay for Russia's violence. "
Online Diet deliberations Submit the House of Representatives Constitutional Deliberation Report to the Speaker of the House of Representatives
As a result of discussions, the Constitutional Research Committee of the House of Representatives submitted a report to the Chairman of the House of Representatives Hosoda stating that there were many opinions that an exceptional realization was possible by interpreting the Constitution. He expressed his intention to consider institutional issues at the Steering Committee.
Komeito Yamaguchi's "Trigger Clause" unfrozen at the three-party secretary-general talks
Regarding measures against soaring crude oil prices, Komeito representative Yamaguchi said that the so-called "trigger clause" that the Democratic Party for the People is seeking has a direct effect on consumers, but there are many issues with the system. He expressed his intention to leave it to discussions at the level of the secretary-general of the three parties, including the LDP.
Japan-Russia Economic Issues Intergovernmental Committee for Comprehensive Consultations “No plans to abolish” Government
Regarding the response to Russia, which continues its military invasion of Ukraine, the government has issued an answer saying that there are no plans to abolish the intergovernmental committee that comprehensively discusses economic issues between Japan and Russia. Decided.
Minister of Science and Technology Kobayashi Continues to study to ensure the safety of nuclear power plants in Japan
In connection with the attack on nuclear power plants in Ukraine by the Russian army, Minister of Science and Technology Kobayashi expressed his intention to continue to consider to ensure the safety of nuclear power plants in the country. rice field.
New bill to strengthen economic security Proposed to enter deliberation on the ruling party side on the 15th
At the board of directors of the House of Representatives Steering Committee on the 8th, the ruling party proposed to explain the purpose and ask questions at the plenary session on the 15th next week over a new bill to strengthen economic security, while the opposition party The side insisted that it was "premature" and decided to continue discussions.
International Women's Day Prime Minister Kishida "Promoting Environmental Improvement for Women's Economic Independence"
On the 8th of "International Women's Day" set by the United Nations, Prime Minister Kishida sent a video message to a government meeting to promote women's advancement and worked to reduce the wage gap between men and women so that women can become financially independent. He showed his intention to improve the environment.
Opinions from experts on finance and diplomacy House of Councilors Budget Committee Hearing
The House of Councilors Budget Committee held a hearing from experts on the new fiscal year's budget proposal, and four people expressed their opinions on finance and diplomacy.
50th Anniversary Ceremony for Return to Mainland Okinawa to be Held Simultaneously at 2 Venue in Okinawa and Tokyo
The government held a commemorative ceremony for the 50th anniversary of the return of Okinawa to the mainland on the 8th, and this May the government and Okinawa Prefecture jointly held it at two venues, Okinawa and Tokyo. I understand that it will be done at the same time.
Strengthening measures against economic security and cyber attacks To set up a research room at the Public Security Intelligence Agency
Minister of Justice Furukawa has announced that he will set up two special investigation offices in the Public Security Intelligence Agency from April, saying that it is necessary to further strengthen information gathering and analysis functions regarding measures against economic security and cyber attacks. Did.
Amendment to Ukraine with bulletproof vest If the ruling party approves, it will leave tonight
In order to send bulletproof vests to Ukraine, which has been invaded by Russia, the government has proposed a revision of the operational guidelines of the "Three Principles on Transfer of Defense Equipment", which stipulates that only equipment that cannot be killed can be provided to Ukraine. Shown at the meeting. With the approval of the ruling party, it is expected that the SDF aircraft, which will carry supplies as early as late at night on the 8th, will leave Japan after completing the necessary procedures.
"Russian crude oil import ban G7 and keep pace" Hagiuda Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has announced that he is working with European countries and allies to ban the import of Russian crude oil, Hagiuda said at a meeting after the Cabinet meeting on the 8th. "I would like to keep pace with the G7 and respond appropriately."
Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare "Fulfilling Responsibility with a Lump-sum Payment"
The Minister of Health, Labor and Welfare Goto temporarily filed under the Relief Act after appealing the decision of the Osaka High Court, which ordered the government to compensate for those who were forced to undergo sterilization under the former Yusei Protection Law for the first time. He reiterated his desire to fulfill his responsibilities by smoothly paying money.
Additional sanctions on Russia and Belarus Export ban and asset freeze approved by Cabinet
Over the situation in Ukraine, the government approved additional sanctions against Russia and Belarus at a cabinet meeting on the 8th. It includes a ban on the export of equipment used to produce oil to Russia, a ban on exports to military-related organizations to Belarus, and a freeze on the assets of officials from both countries.
10,000 yen gold coin and 1000 yen silver coin design announced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the return to mainland Okinawa
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Okinawa's return to the mainland, the government will issue gold coins with a face value of 10,000 yen and silver coins with a face value of 1,000 yen, and a design featuring Shurijo Castle etc. will be announced. it was done.
Hino Motors' exhaust gas fraud To investigate the existence of fraud other than public announcement, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Hino Motors had submitted fraudulent data on engine emissions to the government, and Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito is thinking of investigating whether there was any fraudulent engine other than the three types announced by the company. Shown.
Civil Trial IT Amendment Bill Decided by Cabinet Now Complaints Can Be Submitted Online
In preparation for the introduction of IT in civil trial procedures, the government will be able to file complaints online at a cabinet meeting on the 8th, and the Code of Civil Procedure will allow oral arguments to use web conferencing. We have decided on an amendment.
Strengthening measures against injuries on SNS Introduced imprisonment for insults Decided to revise the Penal Code
At a cabinet meeting on the 8th, the government introduced imprisonment for insults applied to acts that insulted people, raised the upper limit of statutory penalties, and unified "imprisonment" and "imprisonment". We have decided on amendments to the Penal Code, etc.
Raise the level of danger information throughout Russia and make every effort to protect Japanese people
Regarding the situation in Ukraine, the government has raised the level of danger information throughout Russia and is urging Japanese residents to leave the country, saying that tensions are increasing due to the effects of sanctions in each country. Assuming that the situation will worsen further, we will do our utmost to protect the Japanese people.