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Joint Statement on Japan’s Entry Restrictions

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Joint Statement on Entry Restrictions in Japan



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MAY 2022

  • Japan to recommend that companies disclose side-job policies (The Japan Times)
  • Kishida calls for G7 unity to tackle soaring prices (News on Japan)
  • Major Japanese airline to reflect CO2 cuts in execs’ pay (The Japan News)
  • Japan govt eyes public-private body to promote ‘workations’ (The Japan News)
  • Japan inflation stays at 7-year high in May (Japan Today)
  • Japan core CPI up 2.1% in May, above BOJ’s inflation target again (The Mainichi)
  • Utilities to offer points programs for those who conserve power (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Many Japanese party leaders support boosting defense capabilities (The Japan News)
  • Govt to introduce subsidies to trim farm production costs by 10% (The Japan News)
  • Kishida discloses ambitious inflation-fighting package (News on Japan)
  • Kishida plans reward points system to ease electricity bills (Japan Today)
  • 3 more airports in Japan to resume accepting international flights in July (Japan Today)
  • Food prices rising in Japan; cooking oil up 1.5-fold on year (Japan Today)
  • Japan govt. says economy recovering, warns of rising costs (News on Japan)
  • Leading Japanese automakers accelerate decarbonization efforts (The Japan News)
  • Govt to set up Japanese version of CDC (The Japan News)
  • Japan enacts law to set up new agency to tackle children’s issues (Japan Today)
  • Japan gov’t to allow firms to use early internship evaluations in recruiting (The Mainichi)
  • Govt. report promotes investment in science, technology (News on Japan)
  • Kishida to announce new health crisis management agency (The Japan News)
  • Wholesale prices surge 9.1% in May; weak yen boosts import costs (Japan Today)
  • EU lawmakers endorse ban on combustion-engine cars in 2035 (The Mainichi)
  • Japan economy watcher sentiment up in May on service sector recovery (The Mainichi)
  • Japan to increase investment in human resources, decarbonization (Japan Today)
  • Japan upgrades Jan.-March GDP to annualized 0.5% contraction (The Mainichi)
  • Monetary tightening not suitable at all: BOJ chief Kuroda (Japan Today)
  • Majority of Japanese firms struggle to get materials due to war in Ukraine (Japan Today)
  • Lithium Price jumps fivefold as demand surges for use in EV batteries (The Mainichi)

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