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Prime Minister’s schedule on Feb. 18

(Nikkei: February 19, 2016 – p. 4)   February 18, 2016 09:02 Left his private residence in Tomigaya. 09:30 Met with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Koichi Hagiuda at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei]. 09:56 Met with House of Representatives member Taimei Yamaguchi. 11:36 Met with Special Advisor to the Prime Minister Hiroto Izumi and MOFA International Cooperation Bureau Director-General Takio….Read more

  • 2016-02-19 15:00:00
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Cabinet to approve enhanced sanctions against N. Korea

(Nikkei: February 19, 2016 – p. 4)    The government will approve enhanced sanctions against North Korea to denounce its nuclear development program and missile launch at a special cabinet meeting on Feb. 19. Most of the sanctions will go into effect on the same day. In the U.S., President Obama is expected to sign a North Korea sanctions bill….Read more

  • 2016-02-19 15:00:00
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Minister Ishihara says “appropriate decision” to be made on consumption tax hike

(Mainichi: February 18, 2016 – p. 6)    The Mainichi Shimbun and other media outlets interviewed Minister in Charge of Economic Revitalization Nobuteru Ishihara on Feb. 17. Amid the heightened sense of uncertainty about the future of the global economy, Ishihara said regarding the possibility of postponing for a second time an increase in the consumption tax to 10%, “The….Read more

  • 2016-02-18 15:00:00
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Prime Minister’s schedule on Feb. 16

(Nikkei: February 17, 2016 – p. 4)   February 16, 2016 08:09 Held a meeting of the Central Disaster Prevention Council at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei]. Then held a cabinet meeting. 08:38 Met with Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida and MOFA North American Affairs Bureau Director-General Takeo Mori. 10:17 Met with House of Councillors member Shoji Nishida. 11:34….Read more

  • 2016-02-17 15:00:00
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Yomiuri opinion poll: Cabinet support rate falls to 52%

(Yomiuri: February 16, 2016 – p. 2)    The Yomiuri Shimbun conducted a nationwide opinion poll on Feb. 12–14. The support rate for the Abe cabinet was 52%, a drop of four percentage points from the 56% marked in the previous poll (Jan. 30–31). The nonsupport rate for the Abe cabinet rose to 36% (34%). It is thought that the….Read more

  • 2016-02-16 15:00:00
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Prime Minister’s schedule on Feb. 12

(Nikkei: February 13, 2016 – p. 4)     February 12, 2016 08:09 Left his private residence in Tomigaya. 08:35 Held a cabinet meeting at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei]. 09:35 Met with MOF Administrative Vice-Minister Kazuho Tanaka and Vice-Minister of Finance for Foreign Affairs Masatsugu Asakawa. Then met with MOFA Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Shinsuke Sugiyama and Foreign….Read more

  • 2016-02-16 15:00:00
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Prime Minister’s schedule on Feb. 13

(Nikkei: February 14, 2016 – p. 2)   February 13, 2016 08:17 Left his private residence in Tomigaya. 08:26 Had a comprehensive medical examination at Keio University Hospital in Shinanomachi. 15:01 Arrived at his official residence.

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Prime Minister’s schedule on Feb. 14–15

(Nikkei: February 16, 2016 – p. 4)   February 14, 2016 11:31 Left his official residence. 11:43 Arrived at his private residence in Tomigaya. Afternoon Spent the afternoon at his private residence. February 15, 2016 07:11 Left his private residence. 07:37 Met with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Koichi Hagiuda at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei]. 08:58 Met with the House….Read more

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Prime Minister’s schedule on Feb. 10

(Nikkei: February 11, 2016 – p. 4)   February 10, 2016 07:10 Left his private residence in Tomigaya. 07:25 Met with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Koichi Hagiuda at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei]. 08:58 Attended a meeting of the House of Representatives Budget Committee. 12:28 Met with Minister for Foreign Affairs Fumio Kishida, Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, Minister in….Read more

  • 2016-02-12 15:00:00
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Prime Minister’s schedule on Feb. 11

(Nikkei: February 12, 2016 – p. 2)   February 11, 2016 Morning Spent the morning at his private residence in Tomigaya. 13:22 Arrived at Hair Guest, a hairdresser in Shibuya. 15:11 Arrived at his private residence.

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