February 16

Minister in charge of national strategy Furukawa, on the Budget Committee House of Representatives on the 16th, the introduction of "number system" common allocate, showed the idea of ​​fully explain, such as convenience to the public a number to each and every individual in the country, so-called My bill for the establishment of the number, asked for cooperation.


February 16

Previous year 1969 NPT = Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty comes into force, for the policy of IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency and was limited to non-nuclear weapon states to inspections of nuclear facilities, the Japanese government as "impossible to ensure equality" On the other hand disagree, the reality of the nuclear powers the United States had criticized the claim of Japan, has become apparent in the published diplomatic documents.

February 14

Chief Cabinet Secretary Fujimura, at a news conference in the afternoon, under the condition that the ruling and opposition parties in the consultation into the integrated reform of social security and taxes, including raising the consumption tax rate, the Cabinet on the 17th this month the "Charter" established by an overview of the bill has revealed a policy decision.

February 13

According to the poll of NHK, each party support rate, 17.6 percent, down a point near the Democratic Party, 16.9% more than a point down the LDP, New Komeito, 3.1%, 2.9 is the party of everyone %, 1.6% for the Communist Party, Social Democratic Party 0.6%, Japan 0.1%, 0.1% were new party people stand up. On the other hand, since July 2004 respondents who answered "no particular political party are in favor of" and is up 49.4 percent to nearly half of more than three points up, and began an investigation in a way now, now most was.

February 13

According to the respondents who answered the poll made by NHK, and "support" the Cabinet Noda, a point was 31 percent up from last month's survey.

December 2

Minister in charge of national strategy Furukawa, in the debate Sunday of NHK, guaranteed minimum pension for the Democratic Party shall, "he said from the perspective of the child shall pay the insurance premiums the future", whereas the ruling and opposition parties called on to respond to consultation, illustrates the idea was acting chairman of the LDP Policy Research Forest, guaranteed minimum pension is difficult to realize, that they should withdraw.

October 2

Defense Minister Tanaka 10 days, showed the intention to want to explain the agreement with the United States told reporters after the cabinet meeting, to visit Okinawa Prefecture early, over the realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan governor Nakaima et al.

October 2

The government at the Cabinet meeting of 10 days, or if the officer had to self-defense after graduating from the National Defense Academy Self-Defense Forces to train executives, incorporate, such as in having a country to be redeemed and the amount equivalent to tuition for four years was determined that the amendment of the Self-Defense Forces Law.

September 2

Can be seen in Hashimoto mayor of Osaka cram school politics that offered next month, there are more than 1,000 applicants from all over the country, Mr. Hashimoto in the future, and to make full-scale motion field a candidate in the next House of Representatives election.

September 2

Realignment of U.S. Forces in Japan in the problem, the Government of Japan and the United States, by separating the planning of the Marine Corps relocation to Guam and the relocation of Futenma base on Okinawa plan, proceed ahead of the transfer of Marines, agreed on the fact The policy is that you have received, proceed with the consultation of the details over the next few months, over the financial burden, such as concrete and transfer destination, consultation is also expected twists and turns.