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Political News(2024/01/08)

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Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Saito: “Nearly 20% power outage at large-scale evacuation center in Ishikawa, electricity supply urgently needed”

2024-01-08 18:44:00
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Saito stated that nearly 20% of the large-scale evacuation centers in the disaster-stricken areas of Ishikawa Prefecture continue to be without power, and expressed his intention to urgently supply electricity while ensuring work safety. .


Prime Minister designates Noto Peninsula earthquake as a ``severe disaster'' and also improves the environment at evacuation centers

2024-01-08 16:55:00
Regarding the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, Prime Minister Kishida announced that as a result of a survey of the damage, it is expected that the country will be able to designate it as a "severe disaster" for which the national government will provide support for the cost of recovery, and that he will begin procedures for cabinet approval. , instructed relevant ministers to take all possible measures to improve the environment at evacuation centers.


Liberal Democratic Party Vice President Aso “properly restores trust” following political funding scandal

2024-01-08 15:39:00
Deputy President Aso of the Liberal Democratic Party gave a speech in Nogata City, Fukuoka Prefecture, and said that in response to the issue surrounding the faction's political funding party, the party will establish a new ``Political Reform Headquarters'' this week to consider measures to prevent a recurrence and restore public trust. He expressed his intention to strive for


Consideration of measures to improve teacher treatment “A certain direction in the spring” Chuo Educational Council

2024-01-08 11:30:00
As the shortage of teachers and long working hours in schools become a serious issue, the Central Council for Education (Central Council for Education) is considering ways to improve the treatment of teachers, and has decided to indicate a certain direction by around the spring of 2024.


Achieving wage increases that outpace price increases: “Results that are tangible” Prime Minister Kishida

2024-01-08 11:20:00
In order to achieve wage increases that exceed the rise in prices, Prime Minister Kishida plans to intensively promote policies such as tax reduction measures for small and medium-sized enterprises and the public in 2024, with the hope that this will lead to results that will be felt by the people.


One week after Noto Peninsula earthquake, government anticipates prolonged evacuation and focuses on measures to deal with cold weather

2024-01-08 05:59:00
Eight days have passed, one week since the Noto Peninsula earthquake occurred. The government will continue to prioritize saving lives, making every effort to restore lifelines and eliminate isolated areas, and will also focus on responding to the cold and snow, with an eye toward prolonging evacuations.


Foreign Minister Kamikawa meets with President Zelenskiy and conveys his commitment to continuing support

2024-01-08 05:26:00
Foreign Minister Kamikawa met with President Zelenskiy during his visit to Ukraine, and expressed Japan's unwavering commitment to continue providing assistance, despite criticism that the West is suffering from aid fatigue.


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