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Tonga undersea volcanic eruption provides opportunity for Japan to re-examine its disaster preparedness

Taking the volcanic eruption that happened about 8,000 kilometers away from Japan as an opportunity to conduct research, Japan needs to re-examine its disaster preparedness by analyzing and simulating possible aftermaths of a distant volcanic eruption.

Allowing women to be Emperor is rational from constitutional point of view: JCP Koike

Japanese Communist Party Secretariat Head Koike Akira said that allowing women to succeed to the imperial throne is rational in the light of the postwar Constitution.

JCP Inoue: Local suffrage for permanent foreign residents in Japan is not prohibited under Constitution

Inoue said that the top court rules that guaranteeing permanent foreign residents local voting rights is not prohibited under the Constitution, and that only Japan among OECD countries turns its back on local suffrage for foreign nationals residing in Japan.


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