Prime Minister Kishida will coordinate with his visit to India, the G20 presidency, later this month
Prime Minister Kishida will visit India, the chair of the G20, in the latter half of this month, and has entered into coordination with Prime Minister Modi for a summit meeting. As the chair country of the G7, we plan to call for cooperation in dealing with the situation in Ukraine.
Foreign Minister Hayashi meets with Indian Foreign Minister, agreeing to strengthen ties in areas such as security
Foreign Minister Hayashi held talks with Foreign Minister Jaishankar during his visit to India. Based on the fact that a joint exercise using fighter aircraft from both countries was held for the first time in Japan, they agreed to strengthen relations in areas such as security. .
Foreign Minister Hayashi holds talks with Foreign Minister of African Union Presidency Coordinating situation in Ukraine
Foreign Minister Hayashi, who is visiting India, held talks with Comoros Minister of Foreign Affairs Doyhir of the Comoros, which is an island nation in the Indian Ocean, where the AU (African Union) is chaired. bottom.
``Political fairness'' of the Broadcasting Law Controversy over interpretation ``change'' Upper House Budget Committee
At the House of Councilors Budget Committee, the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan claimed to have obtained an internal document from the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications concerning the interpretation of "political fairness" stipulated in the Broadcast Law, and indicated that the interpretation of the law had been changed under pressure from the Abe administration at the time. I pointed out that there is In response, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Matsumoto explained that the document needs to be scrutinized by the author, etc., and that the interpretation of the law has not changed.
Japan, the U.S., China, etc. share the recognition that “Russia will not be given military assistance”
Foreign Minister Hayashi held talks with U.S. Secretary of State Brinken and agreed on the continuation of sanctions against Russia and assistance to Ukraine. shared.
Prime Minister Izumi Rismin's visit to Ukraine
Regarding Prime Minister Kishida's continued consideration of a visit to Ukraine, Izumi, head of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, said on the 3rd that he should report to the Diet in advance, as was customary, based on subsequent remarks by the ruling and opposition parties. I showed the idea of accepting even without it.
Study session on soaring energy prices with Ishin Ritsumin Thoughts on suspension
Otokita, chairman of the Japan Restoration Party's political affairs research, said he would suspend a study session with the Constitutional Democratic Party on soaring energy prices such as electricity rates, citing differences in thinking about the restart of nuclear power plants.
Liberal Democratic Party General Affairs Chairman Endo Ideas to support Prime Minister Kishida's second term
Regarding Prime Minister Kishida's term as president of the Liberal Democratic Party, which will expire in the fall of next year, Chairman Endo of the Liberal Democratic Party said he would like him to work on issues such as constitutional revision, and indicated his intention to support the continuation of his second term. I was.
Countermeasures against soaring prices Prime Minister `` Consider additional measures by the middle of this month '' to Mr. Hagiuda
Prime Minister Kishida held talks with Liberal Democratic Party chairman Hagiuda of the Liberal Democratic Party's Policy Research Council regarding measures to deal with rising prices. instructed.
Former Prime Minister Suga to take office as new chairman of bipartisan Japan-Korea parliamentary alliance
Former Prime Minister Suga of the Liberal Democratic Party will be appointed as the new chairman of the Japan-Korea Parliamentary League, which is made up of bipartisan parliamentarians.
Strict caution against two members of the Reiwa Shinsengumi Irregular remarks in the House of Representatives plenary session vote
When two members of the Reiwa Shinsengumi made irregular remarks during the vote on the budget bill, Yamaguchi, chairman of the House of Representatives Steering Committee, summoned them and severely criticized them for disturbing the order of the House. Noted.
Komei Secretary-General Ishii "There is too much disciplinary action against Diet members"
Regarding the disciplinary action taken against the NHK Party member of the House of Councillors Garthy, Komeito Secretary-General Ishii said that there is too much of a difference between the current disciplinary action against members of the Diet, "expulsion," which is the most severe, and others, and should be reviewed. I showed the idea that we should discuss it.
Government decides to provide grant aid of more than 22.4 billion yen to Ukraine Recovery and reconstruction support
The government has decided to provide a new grant aid of more than 22.4 billion yen to support infrastructure development for recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine, where Russia's military aggression continues.
“Counterattack capability is not a “spear” and strengthens deterrence to protect the people” Minister of Defense
Regarding the "counterattack capability" to strike enemy missile bases, Defense Minister Hamada said that it would strengthen deterrence to protect the people from missile attacks, and that the basic division of roles between Japan and the United States would not change. showed recognition.
GSDF Ishigaki garrison opening this month ``Carefully respond to locals'' Minister of Defense
Regarding the Ground Self-Defense Force Camp Ishigaki in Okinawa Prefecture, which is scheduled to open in the middle of this month, Minister of Defense Hamada will continue to respond politely in light of the local government's request to hold an explanatory meeting for citizens again. I indicated my intention to try.
Electric Power Major Unauthorized Browsing Problem ``Possibility of Challenges in Reform'' Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Nishimura
Regarding the problem that employees of a major electric power company illegally browsed the customer information of competitors through subsidiaries, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Nishimura said that there may be problems in the electric power system reform that the government has been promoting. He indicated that he would investigate the background and take measures to prevent recurrence.
“Protecting victims of sexual crimes, etc.” Cabinet decision to amend the Criminal Procedure Code, etc.
In order to protect victims of sexual crimes, the Cabinet decided on a bill to revise the Code of Criminal Procedure, etc., so that court proceedings can be proceeded without specifying the names and addresses of the perpetrators. In addition, it was decided to establish a system in which defendants on bail would be required to wear GPS if necessary in order to prevent them from escaping overseas.
Strengthening measures against vacant houses Inadequate management cancels fixed asset tax reduction Amendment bill approved by cabinet
Due to the ever-increasing problem of 'vacant houses', the government decided on the 3rd to revise the law, including the cancellation of measures to reduce property taxes for properties with insufficient management.
Safety Measures for Passenger Ships Cabinet Approves Revisions to Relevant Laws Following Shiretoko Sightseeing Boat Accident
In response to the sinking accident of a sightseeing boat off the Shiretoko Peninsula in Hokkaido, the government made a cabinet decision to revise the Marine Transportation Act, including the creation of a test system for operation managers and the strengthening of penalties.
Recognition of the importance of local assemblies Revised bill specifying roles, etc. Cabinet approval
In order to make residents aware of the importance of local assemblies, the government decided at a cabinet meeting on the 3rd to revise the Local Autonomy Law, which newly specifies the roles of assemblies and the duties of members.
A Cabinet decision to revise the National Strategic Special Zones Law, etc. to acquire farmland by companies, etc.
The government plans to allow companies, etc. to acquire farmland, which is only permitted in Yabu City, Hyogo Prefecture, based on the application of the local government, if certain requirements are met under the "National Strategic Special Zone" system. The bill to revise the law that included it was decided at the cabinet meeting on the 3rd.
Cabinet decision on bill to promote measures to strengthen measures against loneliness and isolation
In order to strengthen measures against the problems of loneliness and isolation, the government established a promotion headquarters headed by the Prime Minister and created a new "priority plan" that includes specific goals. The bill was decided at the cabinet meeting on the 3rd.
Quad foreign ministers meeting held today Foreign Minister Hayashi attends from Japan
A Quad foreign ministers' meeting will be held in India on the 3rd. Minister of Foreign Affairs Hayashi will attend from Japan, and it is expected to confirm that efforts will be made to maintain and strengthen the international order based on the rule of law as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues.
Japan gives $50 million in aid to 'Global South' as food prices soar
In light of the soaring food prices due to the situation in Ukraine, the government will provide a new support of $50 million to strengthen food security in emerging and developing countries called the "Global South." It's decided.