The buyout is expected be the largest tender offer in history for a Japanese company.
Drastic reforms tend to draw fierce opposition. But Suga's administration may be able to take advantage of the pandemic to drive forward challenging policies.
While the framework prodded companies to strengthen corporate governance, many firms are still refraining from taking more proactive approaches.
Although both countries have touted a handful of differences, a fast-approaching year-end deadline meant the agreement mostly reproduces an earlier Japan-EU pact.
The firm said its technology, which emits positive hydrogen ions and negative oxygen ions, cuts the concentration of the virus in the air by about 90 percent.
Companies say offices should offer environments to enhance productivity and foster communication with colleagues and even those from other companies.
Policy is crucial for the next leader to send messages of continuity to avoid surprising financial markets, but the pandemic will keep the government on the defensive.
The comment came after Iwate Gov. Takuya Tasso branded the government's ¥1.35 trillion Go To Travel campaign a “failure.”
After meeting in person to speed up the talks, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi says he and British Trade Secretary Liz Truss are now in agreement on the main issues.
Consumer mood may be headed for another downward swing, which would be devastating for companies that barely survived the initial pandemic damage.