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Political News(2022/11/22)


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Government considers limited to "military targets" for "counterattack capability"

2022-11-22 21:55:00
Regarding the "counterattack capability" that has become a focus for strengthening defense capabilities, it was found that the government is considering a plan to limit the target of counterattacks to "military targets" if the government possesses it. In the future, we will present this at the ruling party consultations between the Liberal Democratic Party and New Komeito and proceed with coordination.

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Communist Former Unification Church New Law ``Prohibition of solicitation in a state where normal judgment cannot be made''

2022-11-22 21:47:00
Regarding the outline of the new bill presented by the government to help the victims of the former Unification Church, the Communist Party said that there is a big problem in how to regulate the act of making donations through so-called mind control. We have summarized the party's way of thinking, including the prohibition of solicitation that takes advantage of the situation where it is impossible to do so.

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Defense Minister Hamada and Finance Minister Suzuki hold talks on defense spending for the next five years

2022-11-22 20:34:00
With defense spending becoming a major issue for the drastic strengthening of defense capabilities, Minister of Defense Hamada and Minister of Finance Suzuki held talks on the evening of the 22nd to discuss expenses for the next five years.

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Prime Minister Kishida “Receipt report without address etc.” “Currently confirming”

2022-11-22 19:30:00
Prime Minister Kishida told reporters that he was confirming the facts about the report that a receipt without an address was attached to the income and expenditure report for campaign expenses for the House of Representatives election held last year. explained.

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First exercise of ``question right'' to the former Unification Church to investigate whether it falls under a dissolution order

2022-11-22 19:13:00
On the 22nd, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced that it had exercised its "right to ask questions" based on the Religious Corporation Law by sending documents to the former Unification Church requesting a report on the organization's management, income and expenditure, and property by December 9. did. This is the first time that the "right to ask questions" has been exercised since this provision was made in 1996. In response to the report by the Religious Corporations Council on the 21st that it was "appropriate" to exercise the "right to question" the former Unification Church, Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Nagaoka said on the 22nd, "To the former Unification Church, today, We will issue a notice,” he said. After that, the staff in charge sent documents to the former Unification Church and announced that they had exercised their "right to ask questions" under the Religious Corporation Law. According to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, the former Unification Church was asked to submit documents and books related to organizational management, income and expenditure, and property by December 9.

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Basic policy draft for next fiscal year's budget compilation Prime Minister `` Final policy in cooperation with the ruling party ''

2022-11-22 19:11:00
The government's Economic and Fiscal Advisory Council on the 22nd announced a basic policy proposal with priority areas such as "investment in people" and "startups" for the next fiscal year's budget. Prime Minister Kishida instructed that the final policy should be compiled quickly in cooperation with the ruling parties.

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Defense Minister Hamada and Finance Minister Suzuki hold talks on defense spending for the next five years

2022-11-22 19:03:00
With defense costs becoming a major issue for the drastic strengthening of defense capabilities, Minister of Defense Hamada and Minister of Finance Suzuki held talks on the evening of the 22nd, and began discussing expenses over the next five years.

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Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announces exercise of ``question right'' against former Unification Church

2022-11-22 18:41:00
On the 22nd, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced that it had exercised its "right to ask questions" based on the Religious Corporation Law by sending documents to the former Unification Church requesting a report on the organization's management, income and expenditure, and property by December 9. did. This is the first time that the "right to ask questions" has been exercised since this provision was made in 1996.

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Financial resources for increased defense spending: “People need to bear the burden, including tax increases” Advisory panel

2022-11-22 18:20:00
The government's expert panel for strengthening defense capabilities has compiled a report on the 22nd. In addition to saying that the public burden, including tax increases through "a wide range of tax items", is necessary to finance the increase in defense spending, it is essential that the Self-Defense Forces have a "counterattack capability," and that they should deploy a sufficient number of missiles as soon as possible. I'm looking for

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Matsumoto, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, explains in some reports on party ticket ``appropriate handling''

2022-11-22 18:16:00
At a political fund party held by Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Matsumoto's fund management organization, there was a suspicion that party tickets were sold that exceeded the capacity of the venue, Minister Matsumoto said, ``In accordance with the law. We are handling it properly,” he said.

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Prime Minister Kishida ``Fulfilling duties by regaining public trust'' plenary session of the House of Councillors

2022-11-22 18:08:00
The second supplementary budget bill for this fiscal year, which incorporates countermeasures against soaring prices, has entered deliberation at the plenary session of the House of Councillors. In response to the successive resignations of cabinet ministers, opposition parties urged the Kishida Cabinet to resign en masse on the grounds that "the Kishida Cabinet has lost credibility." and asked for understanding.

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Second supplementary budget 25th and 28th Basic questions at the House of Representatives Budget Committee Ruling and opposition parties agreed

2022-11-22 18:08:00
Regarding the second supplementary budget bill for this fiscal year, which went into deliberation in the Diet on the 21st, the ruling and opposition parties held a meeting of the House of Representatives Budget Committee on the 25th and 28th of this month, with Prime Minister Kishida and all ministers in attendance to ask basic questions. agreed to do so.

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Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announces exercise of ``question right'' against former Unification Church

2022-11-22 17:44:00
On the 22nd, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced that it had exercised its "right to ask questions" based on the Religious Corporation Law by sending documents to the former Unification Church requesting a report on the organization's management, income and expenditure, and property by December 9. did. This is the first time that the "right to ask questions" has been exercised since this provision was made in 1996.

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Financial resources for increased defense spending: “People need to bear the burden, including tax increases” Advisory panel

2022-11-22 17:38:00
The government's expert panel for strengthening defense capabilities has compiled a report on the 22nd. In addition to saying that the public burden, including tax increases through "a wide range of tax items", is necessary to finance the increase in defense spending, it is essential that the Self-Defense Forces have a "counterattack capability," and that they should deploy a sufficient number of missiles as soon as possible. I'm looking for

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A bipartisan parliamentary federation aiming to promote saunas is launched

2022-11-22 16:55:00
In the Diet, sauna-loving lawmakers form a hot tag beyond the ruling and opposition parties. A group of parliamentarians aiming to promote saunas was launched, and it was decided to consider measures such as deregulation to create an environment where many people can enjoy.

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Discussion on defense spending Defense Minister Hamada and Finance Minister Suzuki to meet tonight

2022-11-22 15:52:00
With defense costs becoming a major issue for the drastic strengthening of defense capabilities, Minister of Defense Hamada and Minister of Finance Suzuki held a meeting on the night of the 22nd to start discussing the costs for the next five years.

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Financial resources for increased defense spending: “People need to bear the burden, including tax increases” Advisory panel

2022-11-22 15:50:00
The government's expert panel for strengthening defense capabilities has compiled a report on the 22nd. In addition to saying that the public burden, including tax increases through "a wide range of tax items", is necessary to finance the increase in defense spending, it is essential that the Self-Defense Forces have a "counterattack capability," and that they should deploy a sufficient number of missiles as soon as possible. I'm looking for

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House of Representatives single-seat constituency ``10 increase 10 decrease'' to be applied from next month 28

2022-11-22 15:11:00
In order to correct the so-called one-vote disparity, a revised law to increase the number of single-seat constituencies in the House of Representatives by 10, is expected to come into force on the 28th of next month. The new district division will be applied from the House of Representatives election announced after this.

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Financial resources for increased defense spending: “People need to bear the burden, including tax increases” Advisory panel

2022-11-22 15:09:00
The government's expert panel for strengthening defense capabilities has compiled a report on the 22nd. In addition to saying that the public burden, including tax increases through "a wide range of tax items", is necessary to finance the increase in defense spending, it is essential that the Self-Defense Forces have a "counterattack capability," and that they should deploy a sufficient number of missiles as soon as possible. I'm looking for

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Allowances for Ministry of Foreign Affairs staff late night/holiday work addition Check non-payment Request for improvement

2022-11-22 14:25:00
It was discovered that overtime allowances for employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs were not properly paid for late-night and holiday work. The Cabinet Personnel Bureau is requesting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to conduct a fact-finding survey and improve its response.

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Matsumoto, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, explains in some reports on party ticket ``appropriate handling''

2022-11-22 14:16:00
At a political fund party held by Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Matsumoto's fund management organization, there was a suspicion that party tickets were sold that exceeded the capacity of the venue, Minister Matsumoto said, ``In accordance with the law. We are handling it properly,” he said.

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Former Unification Church Victim Relief Bill Submitted on 5th of next month Liberal Democratic Party Chairman

2022-11-22 14:08:00
Regarding the new bill to help victims of the former Unification Church, Liberal Democratic Party Diet Affairs Committee Chairman Takagi told reporters, ``The deadline for submission to the Diet is the 5th of next month. I've heard about it, but I don't think it's definite yet.I think it will be formally submitted at the appropriate time next month after proceeding with internal procedures of the ruling party."

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Allowances for Ministry of Foreign Affairs staff late night/holiday work addition Check non-payment Request for improvement

2022-11-22 13:26:00
It was discovered that overtime allowances for employees of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs were not properly paid for late-night and holiday work. The Cabinet Personnel Bureau is requesting the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to conduct a fact-finding survey and improve its response.

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Financial resources for increased defense spending: “People need to bear the burden, including tax increases” Advisory panel

2022-11-22 13:19:00
The government's expert panel for strengthening defense capabilities compiled a report on the 22nd. As a source of funds for the increase in defense spending, it is necessary to raise the public burden, including tax increases through "a wide range of tax items," and it is essential that the Self-Defense Forces have a "counterattack capability," and that a sufficient number of missiles will be deployed as soon as possible. I am asking for

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"10 increase 10 decrease" Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi "Hearing local organizations within the year"

2022-11-22 12:50:00
In response to the enactment of the revised Public Offices Election Law, which will increase the number of single-seat constituencies in the House of Representatives by 10, Motegi, Secretary-General of the Liberal Democratic Party, will conduct interviews with local organizations of the party that will be affected by the end of the year. He indicated his intention to promptly proceed with the adjustment of candidates corresponding to the new division.

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COP27 Establishment of new fund for developing countries ``I would like to welcome important agreements'' Minister of Environment

2022-11-22 12:44:00
At the UN conference on climate change countermeasures "COP27", which ended on the 20th of this month, it was decided to establish a new fund for developing countries to support the damage caused by climate change. Regarding this, Minister of the Environment Nishimura said at a press conference after the cabinet meeting on the 22nd, "I would like to welcome that an important agreement has finally been reached."

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Proposal to expand tax incentives for ``stock options'' LDP subcommittee

2022-11-22 12:33:00
In order to strengthen support for start-up companies, a subcommittee of the Liberal Democratic Party proposed to Prime Minister Kishida to expand tax incentives related to "stock options", which are the right to purchase company stock.

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Financial resources for increased defense spending: “People need to bear the burden, including tax increases” Advisory panel

2022-11-22 12:17:00
The government's expert panel for strengthening defense capabilities compiled a report on the 22nd. As a source of funds for the increase in defense spending, it is necessary to raise the public burden, including tax increases through "a wide range of tax items," and it is essential that the Self-Defense Forces have a "counterattack capability," and that a sufficient number of missiles will be deployed as soon as possible. I am asking for

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Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Nagaoka announced today that he has the right to question the former Unification Church

2022-11-22 11:56:00
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Nagaoka revealed to the former Unification Church that he would exercise the "right to ask questions" based on the Religious Corporation Law on the 22nd. This is the first time that we have exercised the right to ask questions, and we plan to consider making a request to the court if we find facts that could be subject to a dissolution order through this investigation.

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To review the technical intern training system for foreigners Set up an expert panel First meeting within the year

2022-11-22 11:18:00
A government panel of experts was established to review the Technical Intern Training Program, which allows foreigners to learn skills while working. The first meeting will be held by the end of the year, and concrete discussions will begin.

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New Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Matsumoto announces policy "I want to work with a sense of urgency"

2022-11-22 11:03:00
Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Matsumoto, who was appointed as the successor to former Internal Affairs and Communications Minister Terada, who resigned, expressed his belief in the Diet and said that he would like to work on his duties with a sense of urgency so as not to stagnate the administration of internal affairs and communications.

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Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Nagaoka announced today that he has the right to question the former Unification Church

2022-11-22 11:00:00
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Nagaoka revealed to the former Unification Church that he would exercise the "right to ask questions" based on the Religious Corporation Law on the 22nd. This is the first time that we have exercised the right to ask questions, and we plan to consider making a request to the court if we find facts that could be subject to a dissolution order through this investigation.

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To the former Unification Church exercised ``right to ask questions'' today Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

2022-11-22 06:11:00
According to people involved in the issue of the former Unification Church, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology decided to exercise the "right to ask questions" based on the Religious Corporations Law on the 22nd, saying that it had obtained the approval of a council made up of academic experts. I'm here.

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Terada's resignation affects supplementary budget deliberation Opposition parties strengthen responsibility for appointment

2022-11-22 04:40:00
Following the resignation of Terada, the former Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, the deliberations of the supplementary budget bill have been affected in the Diet. We will take care of the operation. On the other hand, the opposition party plans to strengthen the pursuit, saying that it is unusual for three ministers to change in one month, and that Prime Minister Kishida's responsibility is too heavy.

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Coordination toward the introduction of measures to reduce the burden of the ``invoice system'' government and ruling parties

2022-11-22 04:11:00
With the start of the consumption tax invoice system in October next year, it is expected that businesses that are currently exempt from paying tax will also need to pay more. It turns out that the government and ruling parties are making adjustments in the direction of introducing measures to reduce tax payments and administrative burdens in order to hasten the establishment of the system.

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