Fukuoka Prefecture’s gubernatorial election has just started, and Mr. Seitaro Hattori’s kickoff ceremony of his election campaign was held.

2021/03/25   -Uncategorized

The election campaigns of the two candidates for the Governor of Fukuoka Prefecture started today. T …

Hospitalized patients in need of Wi-Fi network in hospital rooms

2021/03/24   -Uncategorized

I received a visit from a group of petitioners who were hospitalized patients, and received a reques …

Serious incidents of inadequate measures against terrorism in the Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Power Station in Niigata Prefecture

2021/03/18   -Uncategorized

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO) is once again under fire for causing another ser …

“How about some Taiwanese pineapples?”

2021/03/12   -Uncategorized

I am fond of eating pineapples. Recently we see a lot of Taiwanese pineapples in stores. This is due …

Ten years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami occurred.

2021/03/11   -Uncategorized

It is ten years since the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami occurred on March 11, 2011. The so …

Some actions, which I took as the former Minister of the Environment, have recently been appreciated by my successor, Minister Shinjiro Koizumi, and the opposition parties’ members of the House of Representatives.

2021/02/26   -Uncategorized

I attended the sixth session of the budget committee in the House of Representatives concerning the …

Governor of Fukuoka Prefecture Hiroshi Ogawa submitted his resignation letter.

2021/02/23   -Uncategorized

On February 22, Governor of Fukuoka Prefecture Hiroshi Ogawa submitted his resignation letter to the …

Visit to the site of the residence where Tokujiro Shibata, the founder of Kokushikan University, was born

2021/02/15   -Uncategorized

I visited the site of the residence located in Bessho, Nakagawa City, Fukuoka Prefecture where Tokuj …

Two ladies implored me to encourage the people of Japan to lodge a protest against the military coup in Myanmar.

2021/02/10   -Uncategorized

I received a visit from Mrs. Adachi, a representative of the Japan branch of the Women’s League of B …

The promotion of exports of Fukuoka Prefecture’s regional specialties under the ‘Cool Japan’ strategy

2021/02/09   -Uncategorized

Various kinds of regional specialties are produced in Fukuoka Prefecture. I have been assisting the …