Yoshihisa Godo

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ABSTRACT Oyster farming in Miyagi Prefecture was negatively impacted due to the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 2011. Two months after the earthquake, the governor of Miyagi Prefecture, Yasuhiro Murai, announced a novel idea for the special zone as part of the reconstruction plan, in which...
Country: Japan Topic: Fisheries
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ABSTRACT The Fisheries Act stipulates the basic framework of Japan’s fishery policy. According to the types of rules and regulations on fishing activities, the Fisheries Act has three categories for types of fishing: Kyoka Gyogyo (“licensed fishery”); Gyogyo-ken Gyogyo (“fishing-right-based...
Country: Japan Topic: Fisheries
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ABSTRACT In 2012, the Japanese government launched a new program, under which those who generate electric power from natural energy sources, such as sunlight, are given the privilege to sell it to major electric power companies at favorable prices fixed by the government. This program, known as...
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ABSTRACT In Japan, heated debates take place on whether and how the country should accept unskilled foreign laborers. The Japanese government’s long-held principle that these laborers should not be allowed to work in Japan reflects citizens’ anxiety about the threat to job opportunities and...
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ABSTRACT Japan’s general indirect tax, known as the Consumption Tax (CT), will undergo a comprehensive reform on October 1, 2019. The tax reform covers four major areas. First, the CT rate will increase from 8% to 10%. Second, the CT system will be converted from the long-lived single-rate...
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