Chinanews, October 6th, a comprehensive report, after taking office, the new Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced the list of new cabinets deemed "striving to show their own characteristics" and called with US President Biden to emphasize US-Japan relations.

According to the results of Japan’s national emergency telephone public opinion survey conducted by Kyodo News, the support rate of the new cabinet was 55.7% and the disapproval rate was 23.7%.

On October 4, local time, Fumio Kishida, President of the Japanese Liberal Democratic Party, was elected as the 100th Prime Minister after being named by the Prime Minister in a plenary session of the House of Representatives.

The picture shows Fumio Kishida arriving at the Prime Minister's residence.

[New cabinet candidates want to show their own characteristics?

  Of all the 20 cabinet members in the new cabinet of Kishida Fumio, 13 are the first members of the cabinet, and they have also appointed young members of the House of Representatives who have been elected three times. The only one who remains in the original post from the cabinet of Yoshihide Suga is the Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Mogi who is in charge of the old Takeshita faction. And Abe's younger brother, Nobuo Aikishi (Hosoda faction).

  Japan’s Kyodo News Agency stated that Fumio Kishida is obsessed with appointing young and strong and female parliamentarians in an effort to show his own characteristics.

Among the three young parliamentarians, the newly established economic security chief appointed Takayuki Kobayashi (Second Class).

Karen Makishima (Aso group) was appointed as the digital director, and Hanuko Horiuchi of his own faction was appointed as the director of vaccination promotion. The number of women increased from 2 to 3 in the Kan cabinet.

  Given that Kobayashi and Makishima participated in government policy making on behalf of the Liberal Democratic Party, the official residence source confidently said: "They are more familiar with (policies) than bureaucrats, and there is no problem with the parliamentary defense. Let powerful young people stand in front of the stage."

  The cabinet officials are divided into factions according to their origin, 4 members each from the Hosoda faction and the Old Takeshita faction, 3 members each from the Kishida faction and the Aso faction, 2 members from the Second Tier faction, and 3 members without faction.

It can be seen from this that Kishida took great pains to maintain balance within the party.

On October 4, local time, Fumio Kishida, President of the Japanese Liberal Democratic Party, was elected as the 100th Prime Minister after being named by the Prime Minister in a plenary session of the House of Representatives.

The picture shows Fumio Kishida (middle) standing up to thank him.

  [Talking with Biden to emphasize bilateral relations]

  On the second day of taking office, Fumio Kishida held a telephone meeting with US President Biden to establish a consensus on strengthening bilateral relations and promoting a "free and open Indo-Pacific".

They also emphasized the need to contribute to world and regional peace and stability on this basis.

  According to Japanese media reports, Biden first congratulated Kishida and the new cabinet on the phone, and the two exchanged views on international issues and the situation in East Asia.

  After the meeting, Kishida briefed him and Biden at a press conference in the Prime Minister's Office.

He is obviously very satisfied with this dialogue, saying: "The first conversation with US President Biden after taking office is an important step in opening the Japan-US alliance to a new height."

  Kishida told the media that he and Biden were intimately acquainted with each other by their names "Fumio" and "Joe", and also agreed to hold a face-to-face meeting as soon as possible.

  Kishida emphasized that under his administration, the US-Japan alliance is still the foundation of Japan's diplomatic and security policy, and this has not changed.

  [Poll: the support rate of the new cabinet is nearly 56%]

  Kyodo News Agency conducted a national emergency telephone public opinion survey on Japan on the 4th and 5th, and the results showed that the cabinet’s approval rate was 55.7% and the disapproval rate was 23.7%.

69.7% of the interviewees answered that Prime Minister Fumio Kishida "should change" the regime of former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and former Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, and 24.1% answered "Should inherit."

  74.4% of the respondents believed that Kishida "considered factions" when deciding the personnel arrangements of cabinet officials and the Liberal Democratic Party, and 18.8% believed that they were "decent people".

  Regarding the issues that the Kishida Cabinet should give top priority to, the responses to the new crown epidemic and economic policies accounted for the most, both accounting for 27.9%.

Regarding Kishida's economic policies, 46.6% and 46.9% answered "worth the expectation" and "unexpected", respectively, which accounted for a similar proportion.

  Regarding the issue of tampering with the Ministry of Finance's approval documents surrounding Moriyou Academy, 62.8% of the respondents believed that “reinvestigation should be done”.

  36.1% of the respondents who "expected" the election cooperation between the Cadet and the Communist Party in the House of Representatives elections, and "not expected" accounted for 60.4%.

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