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Political News(2022/11/15)


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Medical insurance premiums for those aged 75 and over will be adjusted by raising the upper limit from 660,000 yen to about 800,000 yen

2022-11-15 21:58:00
The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare is making adjustments to raise the annual premiums for the medical care system for the elderly aged 75 and over from 660,000 yen to around 800,000 yen. In addition to reducing the burden on the working generation, we are also considering allocating part of the increased income to finance the lump-sum allowance for childbirth and childcare.

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Former Unification Church Victim Relief Continuation of Discussions on Bill Contents 4 Ruling and Opposition Parties

2022-11-15 20:28:00
A council of four ruling and opposition parties aimed at relieving victims of the former Unification Church, the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan and the Japan Restoration Party said that the new bill that the government is aiming to submit to the current Diet has so-called mind control. I repeatedly requested that the ban on soliciting large amounts of donations be included in the In response, the ruling party responded, "I will tell the government," and will continue to discuss.

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Custody after Divorce Proposals for “Joint” Option and “Single” Maintenance Proposed Together Legislation Council

2022-11-15 19:39:00
In order to review the system for raising children after the parents divorce, the National Legislative Council has put together an interim proposal. A plan to maintain "single custody" was also written.

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Extraordinary Diet convened Diet law revision bill submitted by opposition party Discussions begin between ruling and opposition parties

2022-11-15 19:08:00
Discussions between the ruling and opposition parties have begun at a subcommittee of the House of Representatives over a bill to revise the Diet law submitted by the opposition party, which asked the Cabinet to convene an extraordinary session of the Diet within 20 days of the request.

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Defense Minister Close communication with South Korea in response to North Korea Following the Japan-South Korea summit

2022-11-15 19:06:00
In response to the formal Japan-South Korea summit meeting being held for the first time in about three years, Defense Minister Hamada said that cooperation between Japan and South Korea is important in dealing with North Korea, which has repeatedly launched ballistic missiles. He expressed his intention to maintain close communication with

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Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi Former Unification Church Victim Relief "Proposals of each party into bills"

2022-11-15 18:49:00
At a press conference, Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi said at a press conference that the government would provide an "outline" to the secretary-generals of the ruling and opposition parties this week regarding the new bill to help the victims of the former Unification Church. I emphasized the idea that I would like to be able to reflect the proposals from the bill as much as possible.

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Custody after Divorce Proposals for “Joint” Option and “Single” Maintenance Proposed Together Legislation Council

2022-11-15 18:03:00
In order to review the system for raising children after the parents divorce, the National Legislative Council has put together an interim proposal. A plan to maintain "single custody" was also written.

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Representative Izumi Ritsumin New Act for Relief of Victims of the Former Unification Church ``This Diet will never be enacted''

2022-11-15 17:51:00
Concerning the new bill aimed at relieving the victims of the former Unification Church, Izumi, the leader of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, said at the party's standing board meeting, ``The content must not be watered down, and there is no choice but to enact it in the current Diet.'' We called on the government and the ruling parties to take prompt action.

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Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi Former Unification Church Victim Relief "Proposals of each party into bills"

2022-11-15 17:44:00
At a press conference, Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi said at a press conference that the government would provide an "outline" to the secretary-generals of the ruling and opposition parties this week regarding the new bill to help the victims of the former Unification Church. I emphasized the idea that I would like to be able to reflect the proposals from the bill as much as possible.

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More than half of people are interested in public opinion polls on human rights issues

2022-11-15 17:31:00
In a public opinion poll by the Cabinet Office, when people were asked to give multiple answers about their concerns about human rights issues, the most common response, exceeding half, was "human rights violations such as slander on the Internet."

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LDP, former Unification Church Victim Relief Bill Confirmed policy to be enacted in the current Diet session

2022-11-15 17:15:00
The secretary-generals of both the Liberal Democratic Party and the New Komeito Party are collaborating closely on the new bill aimed at relieving the victims of the former Unification Church, stating that it should not be used as a tool for political disputes. confirmed.

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G20 Summit Prime Minister Kishida strongly condemns Russia's invasion and demands an immediate stop

2022-11-15 17:06:00
Prime Minister Kishida attends the G20 Summit, a summit meeting of 20 major countries, which opened in Bali, Indonesia. He called for an immediate halt to the Russian invasion, arguing that it has had a serious impact on the world economy, including soaring food prices.

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Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi Former Unification Church Victim Relief "Proposals of each party into bills"

2022-11-15 16:56:00
At a press conference, Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi said at a press conference that the government would provide an "outline" to the secretary-generals of the ruling and opposition parties this week regarding the new bill to help the victims of the former Unification Church. I emphasized the idea that I would like to be able to reflect the proposals from the bill as much as possible.

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Foreign Minister Hayashi considers providing equipment necessary for removing landmines, etc. to Ukraine

2022-11-15 16:21:00
Concerning assistance to Ukraine, Minister for Foreign Affairs Hayashi clarified that the removal of landmines will be an important issue for future recovery and reconstruction, and that Japan is considering the provision of the necessary equipment.

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A series of opinions calling for consideration of tax increases, including financial resources for increased defense spending, expert panel

2022-11-15 15:49:00
The minutes of the government's expert panel, which considers drastic strengthening of defense capabilities, have been released. In order to share the burden broadly, there have been a series of opinions calling for consideration of tax increases when increasing defense spending.

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Chief Cabinet Secretary apologizes for former Justice Minister Hari's resignation at House of Representatives Council

2022-11-15 15:43:00
In response to the resignation of former Minister of Justice Hari, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno attended a board meeting of the House of Representatives Steering Committee, explained the circumstances leading up to his resignation, and apologized.

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Foreign Minister Hayashi announces attendance at APEC Ministerial Meeting Attends Japan-China Summit Meeting

2022-11-15 15:27:00
Foreign Minister Hayashi announced on the 17th that he will attend the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Ministerial Meeting in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Chief Cabinet Secretary apologizes for former Justice Minister Hari's resignation at House of Representatives Council

2022-11-15 14:48:00
In response to the resignation of former Minister of Justice Hari, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno attended a board meeting of the House of Representatives Steering Committee, explained the circumstances leading up to his resignation, and apologized.

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Chief Cabinet Secretary apologizes for former Justice Minister Hari's resignation at House of Representatives Council

2022-11-15 13:38:00
In response to the resignation of former Minister of Justice Hari, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno attended a board meeting of the House of Representatives Steering Committee, explained the circumstances leading up to his resignation, and apologized.

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Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Terada "Supports the Kishida Cabinet" Willing to continue his duties

2022-11-15 12:09:00
At a press conference, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Terada, whose political funding problems have been revealed one after another, emphasized at a press conference that he would continue to do his best to fulfill his duties, stating, "I would like to support the Kishida Cabinet by advancing policies."

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Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi Former Unification Church Victim Relief "Proposals of each party into bills"

2022-11-15 12:09:00
At a press conference, Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi said at a press conference that the government would provide an "outline" to the secretary-generals of the ruling and opposition parties this week regarding the new bill to help the victims of the former Unification Church. I emphasized the idea that I would like to be able to reflect the proposals from the bill as much as possible.

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G20 Summit Prime Minister Kishida strongly condemns Russia's invasion, demands immediate suspension

2022-11-15 11:52:00
Prime Minister Kishida attends the G20 Summit, a summit meeting of 20 major countries, which opened in Bali, Indonesia. It seems that Russia's invasion is demanding an immediate stop because it has a serious impact on the world economy, such as soaring food prices.

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Justice Minister Saito apologizes in statement of policy

2022-11-15 11:49:00
In response to the resignation of former minister Harashi, who was criticized for his remarks on the death penalty, newly appointed Minister of Justice Saito expressed his opinion at the House of Representatives Committee on Judicial Affairs and apologized, saying, "Although it was about my predecessor, I caused a lot of trouble." Did.

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G20 opening today Prime Minister Kishida to explain global price hike Japan response

2022-11-15 11:32:00
Prime Minister Kishida, who is visiting Indonesia, will attend the G20 summit, a summit meeting of 20 major countries, which will start on the 15th, and will discuss Japan's position on the global surge in food and energy prices against the backdrop of the situation in Ukraine. and initiatives.

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45th anniversary of Megumi Yokota's abduction: Chief Cabinet Secretary

2022-11-15 11:20:00
On the 15th, 45 years have passed since Megumi Yokota was abducted by North Korea. Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno reiterated that he would do his utmost to resolve the abduction issue as soon as possible, saying that it is extremely regrettable that many victims are still being left behind in North Korea.

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J Alert Government explanation "insufficient" 81% NHK poll

2022-11-15 06:06:00
J-Alert = In an NHK poll, 7% said they "explained sufficiently" when asked if they thought the government had sufficiently explained what actions the public should take after the nationwide instant warning system was issued. , 81% answered that “the explanation is insufficient”.

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G20 opening today Prime Minister Kishida to explain global price hike Japan response

2022-11-15 05:14:00
Prime Minister Kishida, who is visiting Indonesia, will attend the G20 summit, a summit meeting of 20 major countries, which will start on the 15th, and will discuss Japan's position on the global surge in food and energy prices against the backdrop of the situation in Ukraine. and initiatives.

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G20 to hold first summit after Ukraine invasion in Indonesia

2022-11-15 05:12:00
G20 = The summit meeting of 20 major countries will open in Indonesia on the 15th, and opinions will be exchanged on the agenda such as responding to soaring energy and food prices against the backdrop of the situation in Ukraine. In the G20, the U.S. and European countries and Russia are in a fierce confrontation over the invasion of Ukraine, and attention is focused on whether the countries can find some common ground.

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