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Political News(2023/07/29)

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Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Nishimura “Even before the treated water is released, the influence of rumors is supported by the government”

2023-07-29 19:28:00
Regarding the plan to dilute the treated water accumulated at the Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant and release it into the sea, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Nishimura met with local fishermen's cooperative executives in Miyagi Prefecture on the 29th, and confirmed the influence of rumors even before the release. He expressed the idea that the state would provide support if necessary.


Komei Yamaguchi, representative of health insurance card abolition policy, “deciding to deal with a sense of security”

2023-07-29 19:22:00
Regarding the government's policy of abolishing the current health insurance card next fall, Prime Minister Kishida announced his intention to explain at a press conference if the response was decided. He indicated that he would like to decide on a response and lead to a sense of security for the people.


Foreign Minister Hayashi: Sri Lanka's Debt Problem “Supporting Process for Resolution”

2023-07-29 17:10:00
Foreign Minister Hayashi, who is visiting Sri Lanka, held talks with Minister of Foreign Affairs Sabry and others, and conveyed Japan's intention to continue to support the process of resolving the debt problem of Sri Lanka, which is in the midst of a serious economic crisis.


Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi “Continuous wage increases will lead to growth of the Japanese economy”

2023-07-29 16:27:00
In response to the council of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare for this year's minimum wage indicating that the national average hourly wage will exceed 1000 yen for the first time, Secretary-General Motegi of the Liberal Democratic Party will continue to raise wages from next fiscal year onwards. He expressed his desire to lead to the growth of the Japanese economy.


Coordinating by submitting a bill to revise the law, such as permitting the use of cannabis-based medicines Government

2023-07-29 15:30:00
While allowing the domestic use of medicines made from cannabis, the government amended the law to include the establishment of a new "use offense" to regulate the use of cannabis in order to prevent young people from abusing it. We are proceeding with coordination to submit the draft to the next Diet session.


National Democratic Party representative election Mr. Maehara is likely to run for election due to his intention to run

2023-07-29 06:53:00
Regarding the representative election of the Democratic Party for the People, which will be announced in August, Acting Representative Maehara has decided to run as a candidate, saying that he has a good chance of securing a nominee. Representative Tamaki has already announced his candidacy, and if it comes to the election campaign, it is expected that there will be a debate over the party's line.


Liberal Democrat government-owned NTT shares to be considered next month Funding for increased defense costs

2023-07-29 06:19:00
In order to cover the financial resources for the increase in defense spending, the Liberal Democratic Party will start considering the sale of NTT's shares held by the government in August with a new working team, and from various perspectives such as international competitiveness and economic security It is expected that there will be discussion.


Policy to abolish health insurance cards next autumn

2023-07-29 04:18:00
Regarding the government's policy to abolish the current health insurance card next autumn, there are calls for a review, including a postponement of the abolition date. clarified. He is expected to make a decision after consulting with his relevant ministers early next week.


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