Epidemic prevention and control is the most important task and people’s lives should be given top priority. I would like to advise the Taiwan authorities to focus on scientific epidemic prevention and control, remove man-made political obstacles, and ensure that the lives, health, interests and well-being of our Taiwan compatriots are effectively protected.
Immediately upon the unconditional surrender or total defeat of Japan, the supreme allied commander will exercise supreme authority over the domestic and foreign affairs of the Japanese Empire. Simultaneously, the constitutional powers of the Emperor shall be suspended. All instrumentalities which participate in the formulation or consideration of national policies shall be suspended, pending the achievement of the objectives of military government, and their functions shall be assumed by military government.
This document is intended as a statement of general initial policies relating to Japan after surrender. Following Presidential approval, it will be distributed to appropriate United States departments and agencies for their guidance. It is recognized that this document does not deal with all matters relating to the occupation of Japan requiring policy determinations. Policies upon such matters as are not included or not fully covered herein will be dealt with in subsequent papers.
Instrument of Surrender Signed at Tokyo Bay, September 2, 1945 We, acting by command of and in behalf of the Emperor of Japan, the Japanese Government and the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters, […]
The High Contracting parties, having mutually recognized the independence of China and Korea, declare themselves to be entirely uninfluenced by aggressive tendencies in either country, having in view, however, their special interests, of which those of Great Britain relate principally to China, whilst Japan, in addition to the interests which she possesses in China, is interested in a peculiar degree, politically as well as commercially and industrially in Korea, the High Contracting parties recognize that it will be admissible for either of them to take such measures as may be indispensable in order to safeguard those interests if threatened either by the aggressive action of any other Power, or by disturbances arising in China or Korea, and necessitating the intervention of either of the High Contracting parties for the protection of the lives and properties of its subjects.
Table of Contents Preamble Chapter 1 General Provisions Article 1 Objectives Article 2 Geographical Scope of Application Article 3 General Definitions Article 4 Transparency Article 5 Administrative Procedures Article 6 Review and […]
AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE EUROPEAN UNION AND JAPAN ANNEX 2-A TARIFF ELIMINATION AND REDUCTION (PDF) ANNEX 2-C MOTOR VEHICLES AND PARTS (PDF)Open a New Window APPENDIX 2-C-1 UN REGULATIONS APPLIED BY BOTH PARTIES […]
Promulgated on November 3, 1946 Came into effect on May 3, 1947 We, the Japanese people, acting through our duly elected representatives in the National Diet, determined that we shall secure for […]
Emperor Akihito of Japan reported his abdication to sun goddess Amaterasu Omikami in a palace ceremony, at Tokyo
Japan Tuesday, April 30, 2019. The government of Japan has officially approved the abdication ceremony of Emperor Akihito. This provides the legal basis to allow him to step down from the throne […]