Overseas Network, October 28th. On the 24th local time, Japanese Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Taro Aso said when attending an event that Japanese people would only receive 100,000 yen (1000$) from the government. Save money.
The remarks immediately sparked heated discussions on the Internet in Japan, and a public figure criticized Aso for “not knowing human suffering”.
According to a report on the Japanese J-cast website on the 28th, Aso said when attending a political fundraising party in Fukuoka on the 24th, “This summer, the government gave everyone 100,000 yen.
I thought that personal savings would be reduced as a result. , But never thought that people would only save money. This is a real problem.”
Aso’s remarks sparked heated discussions on the Internet in Japan, and many public figures and a large number of netizens expressed their opinions. The host Tomoko Nagano tweeted, “Although consumption is important, people have to save because they are uneasy about the future.”
The Rakugo artist (Japanese traditional art performer such as stand-up comedy) Tachikawa Tan also tweeted on the fourth floor, “Mr. Aso is too ignorant of the suffering of the people, and he said it was like you gave us alms.” A Japanese netizen said in a message, “Not everyone has taken deposits. After I pay the rent, utilities and taxes, the remaining money is only enough for daily expenses.”
Aso has always been known for his astonishing words, and his remarks have repeatedly raised public opinion questions. In March of this year, Taro Aso used the term “cursed Olympics” when answering questions about the Tokyo Olympics.
When talking about the aging of the Japanese population, Aso also complained about the Japanese elderly “When are you going to live?” “. Every time he made inappropriate remarks, he was criticized by the public opinion and had to apologize many times.