Japan Passes Economic Security Bill to Protect Sensitive Technology

Japan Passes Economic Security Bill to Protect Sensitive Technology

The Economic Security Promotion Law, one of the Fumio Kishida administration’s signature policies, was passed by a majority of the ruling party and other majorities at the upper house plenary session on the afternoon of the 11th. It consists of four pillars, including strengthening the supply chain (supply network) for important materials such as semiconductors.
Japan Self-Defense Force Delivers Aid to Ukraine, the Expansion of Self-Defense Rights Can Help Taiwan

Japan Self-Defense Force Delivers Aid to Ukraine, the Expansion of Self-Defense Rights Can Help Taiwan

It’s reported that the Japanese government has approved the delivery of humanitarian aid by Self-Defense Force (SDF) planes to help Ukrainian refugees. The initial plan to transport supplies to India was rejected. Japanese government then decided to send Air Self-Defense Force transport aircraft to Poland and Romania in accordance with the United Nations Peacekeeping Operations Act. After the UN Refugee Agency plans to transport blankets and other items to the UAE for stockpile, the first SDF transport plane will be dispatched to leave Japan on May 1 to transport supplies.
Japan Calls the Four Northern Islands Japan’s “Inherent Territory”

Japan Calls the Four Northern Islands Japan’s “Inherent Territory”

On April 22, Japan published its annual Diplomatic Bluebook. This year’s Diplomatic Bluebook has been thoroughly revised, and the revisions are clearly showing that Japan is adjusting the Japan-Russia relations in response to the Russia-Ukraine war. For the first time, Japan indicates that with the relative decline in the national power of the United States, the world has entered an era of Sino-US competition.
4/08/2022 Galaxy News: Japan’s First Quantum Computer Is to Be Completed by the End of the Year; 81.2% of Japanese Believe Prices Are “Higher” than a Year Ago

4/08/2022 Galaxy News: Japan’s First Quantum Computer Is to Be Completed by the End of the Year; 81.2% of Japanese Believe Prices Are “Higher” than a Year Ago

4/08/2022 Galaxy News: Japan's First Quantum Computer Is to Be Completed by the End of the Year; 81.2% of Japanese Believe Prices Are "Higher" than a Year Ago
Japanese Senior Officials Propose Key Points of UN Security Council Reform

Japanese Senior Officials Propose Key Points of UN Security Council Reform

In an interview with Japanese media on March 27, Mr. Kibara, Deputy Chief of Staff, said that the UN Security Council needs to be reformed, especially with regard to the "veto" power of permanent members.
3/10 Galaxy News: Tokyo Crude Oil Hits 80,000 Yen for the First Time in 13 Years;Imported Wheat Prices Raised 17% as Second Highest on Record

3/10 Galaxy News: Tokyo Crude Oil Hits 80,000 Yen for the First Time in 13 Years;Imported Wheat Prices Raised 17% as Second Highest on Record

3/10 Galaxy News: Tokyo Crude Oil Hits 80,000 Yen for the First Time in 13 Years;Imported Wheat Prices Raised 17% as Second Highest on Record
Japan Passes Economic Security Promotion Bill to Confront China and Russia

Japan Passes Economic Security Promotion Bill to Confront China and Russia

On the 25th, the Japanese Government passed a resolution on the Economic Security Promotion Act at a cabinet meeting. Because of the threat of cyber-attacks and the rise of technology in China and Russia, Japan decided to strengthen the supply network of important materials such as semiconductors.
Broadcast|Japan Ease Border Control in March, Despite Accelerating Pandemic

Broadcast|Japan Ease Border Control in March, Despite Accelerating Pandemic

Due to economic considerations, Japan will ease border control measures from March, including the conditional opening for new applications for entry of foreigners other excluding tourists.
Healthy Japanese Boy Died After the Second Jab

Healthy Japanese Boy Died After the Second Jab

On February 17th, 2022, a healthy teenage boy in Saitama, Japan, who got two doses of the vaccine in October last year, died on the third day after being diagnosed with the CCP virus.
Japan Ease Border Control in March, Despite Accelerating Pandemic

Japan Ease Border Control in March, Despite Accelerating Pandemic

Translated by : MOS Translation Team –    Bright Due to economic considerations, Japan will ease border control measures from March, including the conditional opening for new applications for entry of foreigners other excluding tourists. A press conference will be held to explain the specific plan.  The Japanese government is currently implementing strict border controls,
Today Japan has 8,000 CCP Virus Confirmed Cases, the Highest Record Since September of Last Year

Today Japan has 8,000 CCP Virus Confirmed Cases, the Highest Record Since September of Last Year

The number of confirmed cases in Tokyo today is 1,224, about 15 times higher than a week ago.
Japan and the United States successfully held “2+2” talks to strengthen cooperation against the Chinese Communist Party

Japan and the United States successfully held “2+2” talks to strengthen cooperation against the Chinese Communist Party

On the morning of the 7th, the Japanese and US foreign and defense ministers held an online (2+2) meeting. After the meeting a joint statement was issued, in which the two sides express their "determination to continue to modernize alliance cooperation and further strengthen joint cooperation capabilities." Japan stresses that it will consider all necessary ways to strengthen its national defense and expresses its willingness to further discuss with the United States in terms of the capability to attack enemy bases. The United States and Japan pledge to actively promote joint operations in emergencies.
9/19/21 Japan Galaxy News: Kono Tops LDP Members In Terms Of Support; Japan Welcomes Defense Pack Between Australia, US, UK

9/19/21 Japan Galaxy News: Kono Tops LDP Members In Terms Of Support; Japan Welcomes Defense Pack Between Australia, US, UK

9/19/21 Japan Galaxy News: Kono Tops LDP Members In Terms Of Support; Japan Welcomes Defense Pack Between Australia, US, UK
9/18/21 Japan Galaxy News: Toyota To Close All 14 Plants In Japan Next Month; Japan Questions Whether Communist China Is Eligible To Join TPP

9/18/21 Japan Galaxy News: Toyota To Close All 14 Plants In Japan Next Month; Japan Questions Whether Communist China Is Eligible To Join TPP

9/18/21 Japan Galaxy News: Toyota To Close All 14 Plants In Japan Next Month; Japan Questions Whether Communist China Is Eligible To Join TPP
9/17/21 Japan Galaxy News: Kono Wants Stimulus Measures To Focus On Energy And 5G; Google Launches News Showcase In Japan

9/17/21 Japan Galaxy News: Kono Wants Stimulus Measures To Focus On Energy And 5G; Google Launches News Showcase In Japan

9/17/21 Japan Galaxy News: Kono Wants Stimulus Measures To Focus On Energy And 5G; Google Launches News Showcase In Japan
9/16/21 Japan Galaxy News: BOJ Is Optimistic About Japanese Companies; Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Begins Nationwide Exercises

9/16/21 Japan Galaxy News: BOJ Is Optimistic About Japanese Companies; Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Begins Nationwide Exercises

9/16/21 Japan Galaxy News: BOJ Is Optimistic About Japanese Companies; Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Begins Nationwide Exercises
9/15/21 Japan Galaxy News: Shinsei Bank Considers Takeover Defense Plan; 87% Of Measures To Support Farmers Are Harmful: Japan Was Named

9/15/21 Japan Galaxy News: Shinsei Bank Considers Takeover Defense Plan; 87% Of Measures To Support Farmers Are Harmful: Japan Was Named

9/15/21 Japan Galaxy News: Shinsei Bank Considers Takeover Defense Plan; 87% Of Measures To Support Farmers Are Harmful: Japan Was Named
9/14/21 Japan Galaxy News: Japan’s Wholesale Inflation Hovers Near 13-Yr High As Material Costs Rise; BOJ Is Quietly Unwinding Kuroda’s ‘Bazooka’ Stimulus

9/14/21 Japan Galaxy News: Japan’s Wholesale Inflation Hovers Near 13-Yr High As Material Costs Rise; BOJ Is Quietly Unwinding Kuroda’s ‘Bazooka’ Stimulus

9/14/2021 Japan Galaxy News: Japan’s Wholesale Inflation Hovers Near 13-Yr High As Material Costs Rise; BOJ Is Quietly Unwinding Kuroda’s ‘Bazooka’ Stimulus
9/13/21 Japan Galaxy News: Toyota, Honda Oppose U.S. House Electric Vehicle Tax Plan; Evacuated Afghans Arrive At Narita Airport

9/13/21 Japan Galaxy News: Toyota, Honda Oppose U.S. House Electric Vehicle Tax Plan; Evacuated Afghans Arrive At Narita Airport

9/13/21 Japan Galaxy News: Toyota, Honda Oppose U.S. House Electric Vehicle Tax Plan; Evacuated Afghans Arrive At Narita Airport
9/12/2021 Japan Galaxy News: Japan, Vietnam Agree to Enhance Defense Cooperation; Japan-U.S. Alliance Expands To The Middle East

9/12/2021 Japan Galaxy News: Japan, Vietnam Agree to Enhance Defense Cooperation; Japan-U.S. Alliance Expands To The Middle East

9/12/2021 Japan Galaxy News: Japan, Vietnam Agree to Enhance Defense Cooperation; Japan-U.S. Alliance Expands To The Middle East
9/11/21 Japan Galaxy News: Japan’s Defense Minister Visits Vietnam To Discuss Regional Situation And Equipment Transfer; Toyota Cuts Production Again

9/11/21 Japan Galaxy News: Japan’s Defense Minister Visits Vietnam To Discuss Regional Situation And Equipment Transfer; Toyota Cuts Production Again

9/11/21 Japan Galaxy News: Japan's Defense Minister Visits Vietnam To Discuss Regional Situation And Equipment Transfer; Toyota Cuts Production Again