The government of Japan solicited proposals about deregulation measures to be taken in the National Strategic Special Zones from private companies and local governments from August 12 through September 11.
Before the deadline for proposals, the government started picking up good candidates and holding hearing meetings at the Special Zones Working Group from September 5.
So far (by September 13), 17 proposals have been selected for hearings; 6 of those are proposals by local governments (including joint proposals by local governments and private organizations), 4 of those are focusing on city planning, 3 on medical care, 2 mainly on agriculture.
Mitsui Fudosan Co. Ltd.
Four Prefectures (Aichi, Gifu, Mie, Shizuoka) and Three Cities (Nagoya, Shizuoka, Hamamatsu) in Tokai Region
Gate Tower Institute for Image Guided Therapy
Bayline Co. Ltd.
Mori Building Co. Ltd.
Kansai Economic Federation
Renaissance Academy Co. Ltd.
Mitsui Fudosan Co. Ltd., Mitsubishi Estate Home Co. Ltd., Mori Building Co. Ltd.
NPO Mannen-yatou (perennial opposition)
Tokyu Land Corp., Kajima Corp., Kume Sekkei Co. Ltd., Albero Grande Co. Ltd.
Narita City, International University of Health and Welfare
Medical Corporation Aoi-kai
(Eiji HARA, PPPC President)
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