Japanese CP, Japan Press Weekly No. 3096 - January 11, 2019

1/11/19 4:03 PM
  • Japan, Japanese Communist Party En Asia Communist and workers' parties

IN THIS ISSUE

 

 

Shii in New Year assembly calls for stepping up efforts to win Upper House and simultaneous local elections

https://goo.gl/TbfVWk

JCP Chair Shii in a New Year assembly called on party members to make all-out efforts to open the way for new and hopeful politics this year by achieving a JCP advance in the upcoming nationwide local elections and in the Upper House election.

 

Resona HD: We won't give loans to N-arms firms

https://goo.gl/eHhgEV

Resona Holdings, Inc., has decided to not give loans to companies developing or manufacturing nuclear weapons. The decision was made in response to the call of international NGOs to financial institutions to stop from funding N-arms makers.

 

Japan should repair relations with South Korea based on remorse over its colonial rule

https://goo.gl/ijx6RS

To repair Japan-South Korea relations, the need is for the Japanese government not to hurl reproaches at its South Korean counterpart, but to face its past history squarely and conduct diplomacy in a cool-headed manner.

 

POLITICS

JCP Koike comments on Abe government’s new defense program

https://goo.gl/sSpUvr

Nakasone gov't in 80s feared loss of 'nuclear umbrella'

https://goo.gl/2w6VaU

Declassified documents suggest Foreign Ministry accepted secret pact on bringing-in of US nuclear weapons to Okinawa

https://goo.gl/3M3mVA

Okinawans’ protest against Henoko base project receives solidarity from abroad

https://goo.gl/eQ4D49

Koike: FY2019 draft budget would ruin Japanese society

https://goo.gl/zp1Tex

Abe gov't sells national sovereignty piece by piece

https://goo.gl/hBMq61

Japan should repair relations with South Korea based on remorse over its colonial rule

https://goo.gl/ijx6RS

 

ECONOMY

BOJ shoulders huge amount of Japanese government bonds

https://goo.gl/eX4n6G

 

LABOR

Unfairly-fired art professors in Nagoya struggle in court for right to return to work

https://goo.gl/4KNkd7

Foreign workers’ treatment at Sharp factory violates Worker Dispatch Law: Labor Ministry

https://goo.gl/xS7Vi2

Independent contractors for TEPCO subsidiary unionized

https://goo.gl/pkXxLB

 

US FORCES

Okinawa prefectural assembly passes resolution regarding arrest of US deserter armed with a gun

https://goo.gl/8F7tuj

 

SOCIAL ISSUES

UNGA adopts declaration on peasants’ rights

https://goo.gl/i2gXf6

Japan is running last in disinvestment from coal-fired power

https://goo.gl/TJTAoH

Don't lag behind the world in addressing workplace harassment

https://goo.gl/FrX9Rc

Koike criticizes LDP as being irresponsible in regard to anti-LGBTQ remarks frequently made by LDP Dietmembers

https://goo.gl/xaja8f

Gov’t should set safety standards on accommodations for low-income elderly people

https://goo.gl/J8pTjd

 

PEACE

Hibakusha in this year’s first monthly ‘6th and 9th action’ call for Japan’s ratification of antinuke UN treaty

https://goo.gl/SWEYKE

Resona HD: We won't give loans to N-arms firms

https://goo.gl/eHhgEV

 

JCP

JCP delegation in Vietnam

https://goo.gl/RQgRya

Shii in New Year assembly calls for stepping up efforts to win Upper House and simultaneous local elections

https://goo.gl/TbfVWk

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