Japan’s prime minister, Kan Yiwei, walked out of the house of Representatives dormitory in Akasaka, Tokyo, early Monday morning and stepped into the prime minister’s residence at 8:24. Asahi Shimbun reported that it was the latest time for Kan to come to his post on a working day since he took office in September last year (2020). He also cancelled his usual morning walk because he felt he had a cold. However, people close to Kan explained: “this is to protect the voice. It’s not good to breathe in the cold air in the morning.”;.
&Good morning. &On the morning of the 29th, Kan Yiwei walked into the official residence and nodded his head to greet the reporter. According to Japanese media, after taking office, Kan started to take a walk in the official Park at 6 a.m. and had breakfast with experts or politicians from all walks of life at a nearby hotel at 7:30. Compared with former Prime Minister Abe’s attendance habits around 10 o’clock, Kan is obviously used to working earlier.
However, due to the rapid spread of COVID-19, Tokyo and other places entered the emergency declaration period, Kan Yi Wei cancelled breakfast with the outsiders, but the working day still maintained 7 points to the post, as well as the habit of walking. Japanese media also said that during the four days from the 25th to the 28th, Kan Yiwei entered the official residence to work around 6 a.m., did not take a walk, and attended the seven hour review meeting for four consecutive days. Especially on the first day, Kan Yiwei was hoarse and coughing. When a member of the opposition party asked him about his health, he replied: “I just have a sore throat. I can’t speak. It’s OK. ”