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Shii protests the closing of Diet session without sufficiently discussing anti-coronavirus measures

Japanese Communist Party Chair Shii Kazuo criticized the ruling parties for having forcibly ended the session apparently to fend off the opposition parties' questioning over problems within the Abe government.

2 sitting Dietmembers arrested for vote buying

Former Justice Minister Kawai Katsuyuki and his wife Anri, both sitting Dietmembers who have recently left the Liberal Democratic Party, were arrested on the charge of vote buying during last year's election.

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Tokyo gubernatorial race putting coronavirus at top of agenda officially starts

Amid the ongoing coronavirus crisis, in order to have the Tokyo government play a role in protecting Tokyo citizens’ lives and livelihoods and improving their well-being, the July 5 gubernatorial election is very important.

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Zenroren: Minimum wage hike to 1,500 yen is essential for workers to survive coronavirus crisis


Union activists of the National Confederation of Trade Unions (Zenroren) and independent unions gat...
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