At the figure skating Grand Prix Final held in Beijing, China, the second half of the women's single free skate was held, and Kaori Sakamoto, who took the lead in the first half, scored the top score in the free skate as well, winning her first victory in this tournament. .
On the 9th, the Philippine government issued a statement protesting that in the South China Sea, where territorial rights are disputed with China, a ship belonging to the Philippine authorities was fired multiple times by water cannons from a ship belonging to the Chinese Coast Guard, damaging its equipment. .
Myanmar soldiers surrender one after another as fighting intensifies; military officer reveals internal details
After the coup d'état in Myanmar, fighting between the military, which holds real power, and ethnic minority armed groups and pro-democracy forces has intensified, resulting in an unprecedented situation in which military soldiers have surrendered one after another. A Myanmar military officer who surrendered gave an interview to NHK and revealed the situation within the military, where internal control has been disrupted and morale has declined.
The Israeli military continues to carry out heavy airstrikes and ground forces in areas such as Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. It is reported that the operation in Khan Yunis is expected to last three to four weeks, raising concerns that the number of casualties will increase if the fighting drags on.
At COP28, the United Nations conference to discuss climate change countermeasures, one of the focuses is how to transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. China, which is rapidly introducing solar power generation, is increasing its presence as a manufacturing powerhouse for solar power generation, and is promoting its efforts at COP28.
A Santa Claus doll that had been decorated in a shopping district in Tokushima City before Christmas was found stolen. A nearby security camera captured a person taking away a doll about 1 meter in height, and police are investigating the incident as a theft.
Jun Fukuda, president of the former Johnny's new company, ``It will be a loss for Japan if it continues to fall apart''
Atsushi Fukuda, the president of a new company established by the former Johnny's office to manage talent in addition to providing compensation for sexual assault issues, responded to an interview on the 9th and said, ``Johnny Kitagawa. ``While the sins of the disaster cannot be forgiven, I accepted that it would be a loss for Japan if it were to fall apart like this.''
Prime Minister Kishida considers responses to political funding issue, including replacing Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno
Prime Minister Kishida has decided to replace Mr. Matsuno in light of the suspicion that Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno received a kickback and did not record it in the income and expenditure report due to the issue regarding the political funding party of a faction of the Liberal Democratic Party. We are considering measures including:
Emperor's Cup: Kawasaki Frontale wins for the first time in three tournaments, winning in penalty shootout
The final of the 103rd Emperor's Cup and All-Japan Championship, which determines Japan's best soccer title, was held at the National Stadium, with Kawasaki Frontale defeating Kashiwa Reysol in a penalty kick match to win the championship for the second time in three tournaments. The game remained undecided at 0-0 after overtime and went to penalty kicks.
Kickbacks likely to be given to most members of the Liberal Democratic Party Abe faction, including 6 faction leaders
Regarding the issue surrounding the political funding party of the Liberal Democratic Party's largest faction, the Abe faction, interviews with people involved revealed that most members of the Abe faction, including six faction executives, appear to have received kickbacks from the party's income. I learned something new. It is believed that neither member of the Diet recorded it as income in their political funds balance report, but the amount of kickbacks varies greatly among members, and the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office's Special Investigation Department is investigating the detailed circumstances, including the flow of funds. It seems that there is.
On the 7th, work began on the 9th to recover a large amount of fish, including sardines, that were found washed up on the coast of Hakodate City, Hokkaido.
Osaka “Expo Railway Festival” held for the first time in 5 years, railway companies from all over the country exhibiting
The ``Expo Railway Festival'' is being held in Suita City, Osaka for the first time in five years, in which railway companies from all over the country gather to put on exhibitions related to railways in order to let as many people know about the appeal of railways.