Abe: Govt To Pay Those Affected By Flawed Data

Abe: Govt to pay those affected by flawed data

Debate over a series of improper labor statistics by the labor ministry continued in Japan's Lower House Budget Committee on Tuesday.

The President of the Democratic Party For the People, Yuichiro Tamaki, urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to ensure that people who failed to receive full unemployment and other benefits due to the faulty jobs data are paid properly.

30% Of Outsiders Living In Japan Guarantee Separation: Gov't Survey

30% of nonnatives living in Japan assert segregation: gov't survey

Some 29.8 percent of remote inhabitants of Japan have encountered segregation in the previous five years, as indicated by Justice Ministry review comes about discharged on March 31.

The review was directed in November and December a year ago on 18,500 mid-to-long haul remote inhabitants matured 18 or over, incorporating ethnic Koreans with exceptional perpetual occupant status. Reactions were gotten from 4,252 individuals.

Boj, Govt. Ready For Market Reaction

BOJ, Govt. ready for market reactionGovernment and Bank of Japan officials are ready to handle the results of Sunday's referendum in Greece. They say they are prepared to make coordinated efforts to handle excessive fluctuations in financial markets that may follow the vote.

Govt. Urged To Get Back Those Abducted By N. Korea

Govt. urged to get back those abducted by N. KoreaThe families of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korean agents have urged the government to press Pyongyang to return the abductees.
The representative of a group of abductees' families, Shigeo Iizuka, called for an immediate return of his sister Yaeko and other victims at a meeting in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Govt. To Launch 6.5 Trillion Yen Reconstruction

Govt. to launch 6.5 trillion yen reconstructionJapan's government plans to spend 6.5 trillion yen, or nearly 53 billion dollars, in new funding to reconstruct areas devastated by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Officials have compiled a new 5-year reconstruction plan starting from April next year.

Foreign Trainees Leaving Japanese Govt. Program

Foreign trainees leaving Japanese govt. programData from Japan's Justice Ministry show that an increasing number of foreign trainees have left a government-backed technical internship program within a year after coming to the country.
The Technical Intern Training Program allows foreigners to acquire skills and knowhow while working in Japan for up to 3 years. The program is mainly aimed at helping developing countries nurture skilled workers.

Govt : Security Bills Consistent With Past Views

Govt : Security bills consistent with past viewsJapan's government has defended the proposed new security legislation, saying it is logical and legally consistent with the views of past governments. The legislation would allow Japan to exercise the right to collective self-defense.