This page is the news announced by NHK, a representative TV station in Japan.
21 years since the Japan-North Korea summit, victims' families appeal for a resolution as soon as possible
On the 17th, 21 years have passed since the first Japan-North Korea summit meeting in which North Korea admitted to abducting Japanese nationals. The families of the victims who are waiting for their immediate family members to return home are aging, and the sense of urgency that ``there is no time left'' is stronger than ever, so families of the victims appealed for a resolution as soon as possible in Tokyo.
China suspends imports of scallops; Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries exchanges opinions with fisheries officials Kushiro
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Miyashita held an exchange of views in Kushiro City, Hokkaido with people involved in the scallop fishing industry, which has been severely affected by China's complete suspension of imports of Japanese seafood, and discussed financial support and support for businesses. He expressed his intention to expand domestic consumption of scallops.
Minister of Economic Revitalization Shindo “Size of supplementary budget bill will be considered in cooperation with the ruling party”
Regarding new economic measures to be compiled within the next month, Minister of State for Economic Revitalization Shindo said in a Sunday debate on NHK that he would place emphasis on measures such as achieving wage increases that would keep up with rising prices, and that he did not know the size of the supplementary budget proposal to support it. He indicated his intention to proceed with consideration in cooperation with the ruling party.
Government needs to develop airports and ports in preparation for emergencies; selection will focus on the Nansei Islands
The government believes that in order to strengthen its defense capabilities, it is necessary to develop airports and ports so that the Self-Defense Forces and Japan Coast Guard can utilize them in the event of an emergency. We are planning to hold discussions with local governments and other bodies.