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Prime Minister’s schedule for Jan. 22

(Nikkei: January 23, 2016 – p. 4)   January 22, 2016 08:43 Left his private residence in Tomigaya. 09:07 Held a meeting of the Headquarters on Creating Dynamism through Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery Industries and Local Communities at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei]. Then held a cabinet meeting. 10:41 Met with Ambassador for Japan-Russia Relations Chikahito Harada, MOFA Deputy Minister….Read more

  • 2016-01-25 15:00:00
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Prime Minister’s schedule on Jan. 23

(Nikkei: January 24, 2016 – p. 2)   January 23, 2016 10:52 Went to see the art exhibition titled “Sakakura Shinbee and Rakukichizaemon: Two Fifteenth-Generation Pottery Masters” at the Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Main Store in Nihonbashi-muromachi. 11:40 Arrived at his private residence in Tomigaya. 18:48 Met with his wife, Akie, et al. at Suiren, a Japanese restaurant at the Capitol Hotel….Read more

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PM Abe hoping to protect Minister Amari in alleged bribery scandal

(Yomiuri: January 24, 2016 – p. 4)    Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has maintained a wait-and-see attitude with regard to a weekly magazine’s report that Economic Revitalization Minister Akira Amari received illegal political donations. While certain ruling party members worried about the House of Councillors election this summer are calling for Amari’s resignation, Kantei (Prime Minister’s Official Residence) is not….Read more

  • 2016-01-25 15:00:00
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Prime Minister’s schedule on Jan. 24

(Nikkei: January 25, 2016 – p. 2)   January 24, 2016 All Day Spent the entire day at his private residence in Tomigaya.

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Cabinet support stays level at 47%

(Nikkei: January 25, 2016 – p. 1)    According to a poll conducted by Nikkei Inc. and TV Tokyo on Jan. 22–24, a total of 47% of pollees support the Abe cabinet, a decline of 1 point from the December 2015 survey. Meanwhile, 34% said they do not support the cabinet, a drop of 2 points. Both the approval and….Read more

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Gist of Minister Amari’s response in Diet to bribery allegation, Jan. 21

(Tokyo Shimbun: January 22, 2016 – p. 2)    Following is the gist of responses given by Economic Revitalization Minister Akira Amari at the House of Councillors Audit Committee on Jan. 21:    Q: We ask you to fulfill your responsibility to offer an explanation on the scandal (reported by a weekly magazine).    Amari: I apologize for causing trouble.….Read more

  • 2016-01-22 15:00:00
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Editorial: Minister Amari should sincerely address suspicions against him

(Nikkei: January 22, 2016 – p. 2)    The secret of politics is that “without the trust of the people, there can be no government.” Any capable politician will lose the trust of the people if they have something to hide. Akira Amari, minister in charge of economic revitalization and minister of state for economic and fiscal policy, must fulfill….Read more

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Prime Minister’s schedule on Jan. 21

(Nikkei: January 22, 2016 – p. 4)   January 21, 2016 07:44 Met with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroshige Seko at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei]. 09:00 Attended the House of Councillors Audit Committee meeting. 12:01 Waited in the Ministers’ Room at the National Diet Building. 12:10 Met with Minister of Finance Taro Aso and LDP Election Strategy Committee Chairman….Read more

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Cabinet Legislative Bureau kept no record of discussions on constitutional reinterpretation

(Mainichi: January 22, 2016 – p. 2)    By Satsohi Kusakabe    Cabinet Legislative Bureau chief Yusuke Yokobatake acknowledged that the bureau did not keep a record of internal discussions that took place in 2014 on the processes regarding the reinterpretation of the Constitution to allow Japan to exercise the right to collective self-defense.    Yokobatake commented for the first….Read more

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Prime Minister’s schedule on Jan. 20

(Nikkei: January 21, 2016 – p. 4)   January 20, 2016 08:16 Met with Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroshige Seko at the Prime Minister’s Office [Kantei]. 08:53 Held an extraordinary meeting of the cabinet. 09:59 Met with Minister of Finance Taro Aso at the National Diet Building. 10:01 Attended the plenary session of the House of Councillors. 10:55 Made courtesy….Read more

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