Members of the House from Reiwa Shinsengumi, who have serious disabilities, asked for a review of the system so that it would be subject to public assistance during work, but the review of the disability welfare service system itself was postponed.
The Tokyo Fire Department will introduce on Monday standards on stopping resuscitative efforts for patients in the terminal phase of their illness. The metropolitan department has had no clear criteria for how ambulance workers should respond if they are asked to stop resuscitative efforts.
Public prosecutors sought a prison term of eight years on Friday for a former Japanese vice agriculture minister for killing his 44-year-old son at his home in Tokyo in June, pointing to his “one-sided” attack with a “strong murderous intent.”
International Paralympic Committee President Andrew Parsons said data shows the heat and humidity should not be a problem. The Paralympics open Aug. 25, several weeks after the Olympics close on Aug. 9. Parsons emphasized the athletes did not want to leave Tokyo.