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Political News(2023/04/04)

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Financial resources for strengthening countermeasures against declining birthrate ``Don't think about tax increases or national bonds'' Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi

2023-04-04 22:54:00
Regarding the strengthening of countermeasures against the declining birthrate, Secretary-General Motegi of the Liberal Democratic Party has indicated that he wants to secure financial resources of 3 trillion yen in the three years from 2021, which is a period of concentration for measures. He pointed out that he was not thinking about financing with government bonds.


Children's policy minister Ogura holds a press conference for elementary and junior high school students, asking frank questions one after another

2023-04-04 21:46:00
At a press conference held for elementary and junior high school students by Minister of State for Child Policy Ogura, who wanted to reflect the thoughts of children in policies, frank questions were asked one after another, such as whether the policies that children wanted would really be realized.


Prime Minister Kishida stresses that it is essential to have the ability to counterattack Plenary session of the House of Representatives

2023-04-04 19:39:00
With regard to the "counterattack capability," which strikes enemy missile launch bases, etc., Prime Minister Kishida said that as neighboring countries such as North Korea are rapidly increasing their missile capabilities, the Japan-U.S. stressed that it is essential.


Liberal Democrats Proposal to Prime Minister to Consider Legislative Development for Introduction of "Active Cyber ​​Defense"

2023-04-04 19:34:00
Regarding the strengthening of economic security, the Liberal Democratic Party proposed to Prime Minister Kishida that an expert panel should be established to consider the development of laws, etc., toward the introduction of "active cyber defense" to prevent cyber attacks. Did.


``Defense Capability Enhancement Fund'' Establishment Bill Rimin Ishin Citizens Ensuring Sufficient Deliberations

2023-04-04 19:10:00
The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, the Japan Restoration Party, and the Democratic Party for the People have decided to raise taxes to cover the lack of financial resources. It was agreed that it would be necessary to secure sufficient time for deliberations on the premise of the bill.


Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism “Confirmation of remarks that may lead to suspicion of former vice-ministerial personnel intervention”

2023-04-04 16:03:00
A former vice-minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism asked an airport facility operating company to appoint an alumnus of the ministry as the next president. It was revealed that the possible remarks were confirmed.


Tamaki, representative of the people “Ritsumin Konishi needs further action”

2023-04-04 15:31:00
Concerning Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan's House of Councilors member Hiroyuki Konishi, who said, ``Having weekly constitutional deliberations is something monkeys do,'' Tamaki, leader of the Democratic Party for the People, dismissed the chief secretary of the constitutional deliberations. It also showed the recognition that further disposal is necessary.


LDP and Komeito secretary-general confirms policy to work on unanimous victory in 5 by-elections

2023-04-04 14:12:00
Regarding the five by-elections for both houses of the House of Representatives to be held this month, the secretary-generals of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party held talks and confirmed that the two parties will work together to win all of them.


Komei Yamaguchi Representative “Maternity expenses should be practically free”

2023-04-04 13:28:00
Concerning the government's plan to strengthen countermeasures against the declining birthrate, Komeito leader Yamaguchi said that if health insurance were to be applied to the cost of childbirth, it should be made virtually free of charge by covering the cost of childbirth. showed recognition.


Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry “Discussing collaborative measures to strengthen the supply network” ahead of the G7 trade ministers meeting

2023-04-04 12:18:00
Before the G7 = trade ministers' meeting of seven major countries held online on the night of the 4th, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Nishimura will cooperate with each country to strengthen the supply chain of raw materials, etc. Presented an idea to discuss.


Stricter export controls on cutting-edge semiconductors "not targeted to specific countries" Chief Cabinet Secretary

2023-04-04 11:56:00
Regarding China's opposition to Japan's measures to tighten export controls on cutting-edge semiconductors, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno said that the measures were taken to ensure consistency with international rules and were not aimed at specific countries. I reiterated my understanding.


Chief Cabinet Secretary “Working on oil-producing countries to stabilize markets” Receiving crude oil production reduction policy

2023-04-04 11:22:00
Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno said that the major OPEC+ oil-producing countries had announced plans to significantly reduce crude oil production, and that this could lead to crude oil prices remaining high. He expressed his intention to work toward this goal.


Children and Family Agency "Countermeasures against declining birthrate in different dimensions" focus on stable financial resources

2023-04-04 06:19:00
The Children and Family Agency, which is the command center for child policy, has started operations. The immediate task is to materialize the government's "countermeasures against the declining birthrate," and the focus will be on how much stable financial resources can be shown along with the details of the measures.


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