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KATSUNOBU KATO

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JAPAN / Science & Health
May 16, 2023
Two cases of measles confirmed in Tokyo
The health minister urged people with no history of vaccination against measles to consider getting inoculated.
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JAPAN
May 14, 2023
Group of Seven health ministers vow greater cooperation on vaccine supplies
G7 health ministers say they will strengthen cooperation to ensure the rapid supply of vaccines and drugs based on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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JAPAN
Jan 23, 2023
Japan's welfare ministry issues Unification Church warning over adoptions
The administrative guidance, issued over adoptions that are said to have taken place among the group"s followers, emphasized the conditions under which it is meant to take place.
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JAPAN
Jan 20, 2023
Japan to downgrade COVID classification as it seeks to 'live with the virus'
The downgrade is likely to happen in the spring and will mean an end to quarantine guidelines for COVID-19 patients. The government will also review border rules and mask recommendations.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Dec 6, 2022
Japan to probe handling of abuse cases at nurseries nationwide
Through the probe, the central government hoping to get a handle on mistreatment cases at nurseries and see whether municipalities are respondingu00a0appropriately.
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JAPAN
Oct 13, 2022
Japan updates advice on clinic visits for COVID patients amid 'twindemic' fears
People between the ages of 12 and 64 with a low risk of developing severe COVID-19 symptoms have been asked to refrain from going to so-called fever clinics.
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JAPAN
Sep 8, 2022
Japan's shortened COVID isolation policy comes into effect
While many experts agreed on the new seven-day quarantine period for symptomatic patients, some raised concerns that the move might end up playing down risks.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Aug 11, 2022
What's behind the key appointments in Kishida’s new ‘unity Cabinet’
Selections have significant implications for what observers should expect from the government over the next year.
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BUSINESS
Dec 17, 2021
Small investors won’t be hurt by capital gains tax reform, LDP lawmaker says
Changes are aimed at rectifying perceived unfairness and wonu2019t hurt people investing small amounts, according to Katsunobu Kato.
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JAPAN
Aug 19, 2021
As outbreak escalates nationwide, Japan's government considers post-emergency plans
Vaccination rates and the number of severely ill patients are likely to play larger roles whenever the country looks to lift the current state of emergency.
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JAPAN
Aug 19, 2021
Japan warns South Korea against court seizure of ¥80 million over wartime labor
Japan's top government spokesperson said there would be "serious" consequences if the decision, approved Aug. 12 by a South Korean district court, was enforced.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Aug 5, 2021
Taking stock of the LDP presidential race
With five potential outcomes and myriad players and interests in the mix, there is still a lot of ground the LDP must cover to reach the finish line in its presidential election.
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COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 16, 2021
The LDP loses a heavyweight
Factions matter in the LDP because they are critical for selecting who becomes the party president and hence who becomes prime minister.
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JAPAN
Jul 6, 2021
Deputy PM says Japan must defend Taiwan with U.S.
With the remarks, Aso became the most senior government official to state a clear scenario in which the SDF would be deployed to help defend another country or region.
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JAPAN
Jun 30, 2021
Japan calls for international cooperation to resolve North Korean abductions
The chief Cabinet secretary reiterated that Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without preconditions.
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JAPAN
Jun 21, 2021
Workplace and university vaccinations ramp up in Japan
The government had received applications from 3,479 sites to function as vaccination venues as of Friday, with nearly 14 million people estimated to be immunized under the framework.
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JAPAN
Jun 10, 2021
Japan bars Belarusian airlines from arrival over forced landing
The ban on arrivals by Belarusian planes is symbolic, as the two countries have no direct air connection.
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JAPAN
May 29, 2021
Some COVID-19 measures may remain even after Japan lifts emergency
The top government spokesman said Saturday some restrictive measures could be kept in place even if the COVID-19 state of emergency is lifted as scheduled on June 20.
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JAPAN / Politics / FOCUS
May 27, 2021
Suga's top-down management style under scrutiny after series of rapid policy shifts
The prime minister's approach could backfire and is already undermining the government's traditional chain of command.
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JAPAN
May 25, 2021
Japan to let emergency medics and lab staff administer COVID-19 vaccines
u201cWe have been hearing from municipalities that there are not enough people who can administer the vaccine shots,u201d the government's top spokesman said Tuesday.

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