Constitution Day on May 3, doubts over constitutional revision have increased.
On the one hand, a large majority of the respondents said they don‘t see any upsu上海夜网
rge in the call for constitutional amendment despite Abe’s desperate efforts.
上海夜网女神会所On the other hand, when asked if Article 9 should be amended, 64 percent of the respondents
said “no”, up from 63 percent last year, while only 28 percent said “yes”, down from 32 percent last year.
And Yomiuri Shimbun’s nationwide opinion poll in July showed people are more concerne上海夜网
d about “social security matters” such as pensions than constitutional amendment. In fact, 37 perce
上海夜网女神会所nt of the respondents, the biggest group, said they vote for the party which promises to provide the best possible socia
l security for citizens, with only 7 percent saying constitutional amendment is the most important issue for them.
Moreover, apart from heeding the call of a majority of Japanese citizens, Abe and the LDP sh上海夜网
ould also take into consideration the opinions of Japan’s neighbors such as China, the Republic of Kor
上海夜网ean and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, where the invading Japanese troops committed many atroc
ities before and during World War II, before venturing to amend the Constitution.
If the LDP tries to amend the pacifist Constitution without resolving the historic上海夜网
上海夜网女神会所al issues with the neighboring countries and without understanding the true sentiments of Japanese citizens, it will
face opposition from the Japanese people as well as the international community.
The author is head of the Institute of International Politics at and deputy director of North上海夜网
east Asia Research Center, Jilin University. The views don’t necessarily reflect those of China Daily.
上海夜网女神会所ith the European Parliament election in May producing unexpected results, cho
osing new leaders for European Union institutions became a tough exercise for EU officials.上海夜网
On July 2, Ursula von der Leyen, German defense minister, was nominated as the new president of the European Com
mission, and Christine Lagarde, International Monetary Fund managing director, was nominated to head the Eu
上海夜网女神会所ropean Central Bank. While outgoing Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel was nominated to lead the European Cou
ncil, former EP president Josep Borrell’s name was proposed as the new EU foreign policy chief.
A carbon fiber s上海夜网女神会所ubway train of six carriages successfully completed its trial run in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong province, on Wednesday.
Dubbed the “future subway train”, it uses advanced technologies a
nd new materials, according to its developer CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co.
The carriage body, bogie frame, driver’s cabin and equipment compartment are made of ca
rbon fiber composite materials, which make the train 13 percent lighter than traditional subway t
rain, said Ding Sansan, deputy chief engineer of CRRC Qingdao Sifang Co. Silicon carbide inverter and permanent ma
gnet synchronous motor are used in the hauling system, which save energy by 15 percent, said Ding.
The windows in the train are touch panels. Passengers can watch videos and news by touching the windows.
Fu Yuanhui, known as the “swimming pool expression kit”, became popular on the Internet during the Rio Olympic Games in 2016,when she was interviewed by CCTV to make funny
. She was kindly called “the girl of flood and famine” by netizens.
Despite thl is tall and big, in fact, she is only in her early 20s and is a standard post-90s pink girl.
As a netizen, Fu Yuanhui is liked by many netizens. She is supported by her strength. She is a rare
tin both domestic and international competitions and won honors for her countrymen.
But after her popularity, there was a time when she frequently went on
accompanying article said: Dad is eighteen years old!
Happy birthday to Dad! Every day is happy! Wish us all healthy and happy every day!
it is more interesting, funny facial expressions, look at people
funny, it seems that there is a kind of Xiaoyueyue’s “sprouting humble” feeling ha!
Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close
on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future.
Akihito, 85, was the first Japanese monarch enthroned unde
r a post-war Constitution that defines the role of the monarch as a merely a “symbol of the State.”
“To the people who accepted and supported me as a symbol, I express my heartfelt thanks,” Akihito, wearing a Western
-style morning coat, said at a brief abdication ceremony in the Imperial Palace’s Matsu no ma, or Hall of Pine.
“Together with the empress, I hope from my heart that the new Reiwa era that begins tomorrow will be peaceful and fru
itful, and pray for the peace and happiness of our country and the people of the world,” said a solemn Akihito, refer
ring to the new imperial era, standing flanked by Empress Michiko, who wore a long white and grey dress.