In Tokyo for the 2022 US-Japan Council meetings, David Yutaka Ige spoke about how his Japanese-American heritage shaped him and his admiration for Shinzo Abe.
Britain’s new Prime Minister Liz Truss takes office to daunting economic challenges at home and Japan’s hopes of increased engagement in the Pacific.
The new framework, to include measures to strengthen the medical system, and encourage vaccine development, will be presented as a proposed bill in the fall.
It’s “unthinkable that the ocean discharge could impact people’s health and marine products,” so the Japanese government should crush the unfounded rumors.
A “unilateral change of the status quo by force must never be allowed in the Indo-Pacific, especially in East Asia” ー PM Fumio Kishida.
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“There are over 3.2 million Ukrainian refugees,” and “The result has been an outcry of desire to collaborate in welcoming refugees in Japan.”
The “Smooth Student Entry Scheme” should allow students to take advantage of weekdays when there are fewer business travelers, and receive priority for empty seats.
Expressing cautious optimism, Japan’s prime minister elucidated the need for “preparations towards the next phase.”
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Thirteen of the 20 members of the new Cabinet are first-timers, while holdovers are confirmed for three key positions.
The Hiroshima native, elected by an overwhelming majority in both houses of the National Diet, also vows to continue the Abe administration foreign policy initiatives.