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"Abandonment of exchange" is also considered Host Town Olympics and Para

2020-12-02 22:20:00
A meeting organized by the government and others for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics next year has put together an infection prevention measure that includes avoiding contact with athletes for local governments in host towns that accept overseas athletes. It was found that some local governments are considering abandoning the exchange program because they cannot achieve the original purpose of the host town due to strict restrictions.

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Statue of a girl symbolizing the comfort women issue Berlin ward council supports continued installation

2020-12-02 21:52:00
On the 1st, the local ward council passed a resolution in favor of the continuation of the installation of a girl statue symbolizing the comfort women issue set up by a Korean citizen group in Berlin, the capital of Germany. In response, the Embassy of Japan in Berlin said, "It is extremely disappointing because it is incompatible with the position of the Japanese government. I would like to continue explaining to the people concerned and request the removal of the statue."

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Hong Kong Court Democratic Activist Joshua Wong Imprisoned by Agnes Chow

2020-12-02 21:37:00
Hong Kong courts imprisoned democratic activist Joshua Wong for 13 and a half months and Agnes Chow for 10 months on charges of inciting participation in unauthorized rallies in connection with a large-scale protest last year. I handed over each. Central activists who have appealed to the international community for support for Hong Kong's democratization movement will be imprisoned, and criticism from each country is expected to increase further.

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Urgent request such as postponement of surgery with low urgency Kanagawa Prefecture by securing intensive care unit

2020-12-02 21:02:00
As the number of hospitalized patients with the new coronavirus is increasing rapidly and the intensive care unit for critically ill patients is tight, Kanagawa Prefecture will perform less urgent surgery on the 2nd for medical institutions accepting patients in the prefecture. We made an urgent request to secure the number of intensive care units, such as by postponing.

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Hong Kong Court Democratic Activist Joshua Wong Imprisoned by Agnes Chow

2020-12-02 19:47:00
Hong Kong courts imprisoned democratic activist Joshua Wong for 13 and a half months and Agnes Chow for 10 months on charges of inciting participation in unauthorized rallies in connection with a large-scale protest last year. I handed over each. Central activists who have appealed to the international community for support for Hong Kong's democratization movement will be imprisoned, and criticism from each country is expected to increase further.

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[Situation in each area] Requests for "shortening business hours" and "refraining from traffic" will spread again

2020-12-02 19:29:00
Following the spread of the new coronavirus infection, requests for shortening business hours and refraining from traffic have been spreading all over the country since last month. We have summarized the major regional movements up to the 2nd.

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"Antibody" to prevent new corona infection remains in 98% of people six months after infection

2020-12-02 19:22:00
New research results have been compiled regarding "antibodies" that prevent infection with the new coronavirus. Research groups such as Yokohama City University have announced that after investigating people who have recovered from the infection with the new coronavirus, 98% of people have found that antibodies that prevent the infection remain in their bodies even after half a year. .. The risk of reinfection has been reduced for at least half a year, and the vaccine under development has produced promising results.

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"Go To Travel" to / from Tokyo Calling for refraining from elderly people

2020-12-02 19:19:00
This is the impact and local reaction of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the government calling on elderly people aged 65 and over and people with underlying illnesses to refrain from traveling to and from Tokyo on "Go To Travel."

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UK Government Pfizer Developed New Corona Vaccine Approval and Announcement

2020-12-02 19:02:00
The British government has announced that the vaccine for the new coronavirus developed by Pfizer, a major US pharmaceutical company, has been approved for its safety and efficacy. This is the first time that a vaccine that Japan will receive has been approved.

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Corona inpatients increase again "There are many cases of deterioration after hospitalization such as elderly people"

2020-12-02 18:58:00
As the infection spreads again, the number of hospitalized patients has begun to increase again from the end of November at the university hospital in Saitama Prefecture, which has been accepting patients with the new corona since April. An infectious disease specialist at the hospital points out that "elderly people and patients with chronic illnesses often get sick when they are hospitalized, even if they are mild."

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Hong Kong democratic activist Joshua Wong sentenced to prison by Agnes Chow

2020-12-02 16:51:00
A Hong Kong court imprisoned democratic activist Joshua Wong for 13 and a half months and Agnes Chow for charges of inciting participation in an unauthorized rally in connection with a large-scale protest in June last year. I handed over each month.

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Former Agriculture Minister Yoshikawa "Apology for worry" to resign from party position

2020-12-02 16:38:00
A former representative of a major chicken egg production company headquartered in Hiroshima Prefecture explained to the former Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Takamori Yoshikawa, "I handed over 5 million yen in cash while I was in office." I found out by interviewing the people concerned. Mr. Yoshikawa apologized to the local people and party officials for concern, and announced that he would resign from the party's post because he did not want to bother the Diet deliberations and party management.

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UK Government Pfizer Developed New Corona Vaccine Approval and Announcement

2020-12-02 16:34:00
The British government announced on the 2nd that the vaccine for the new coronavirus developed by Pfizer, a major American pharmaceutical company, has been approved as having confirmed its safety and efficacy.

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Draft of additional economic measures Increased grants for corona measures To support securing beds

2020-12-02 16:31:00
The draft of additional economic measures that the government is considering has been revealed. As a countermeasure against the new coronavirus, in addition to increasing grants to medical institutions and supporting the securing of beds, the "Go To Campaign" will respond flexibly based on the infection situation and will continue to promote appropriately. ..

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Corona patient who escaped from the hospital arrested on suspicion of obstructing false accounting work Saitama

2020-12-02 16:23:00
In July, a 49-year-old patient who had been infected with the new coronavirus was suspected of obstructing false accounting work, saying that he had escaped from the hospital in Saitama prefecture where he was hospitalized without permission and used the hot spring facility to hide the infection. Was arrested for.

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"Antibody" to prevent new corona infection remains in 98% of people six months after infection

2020-12-02 16:22:00
New research results have been compiled regarding "antibodies" that prevent infection with the new coronavirus. Research groups such as Yokohama City University have announced that after investigating people who have recovered from the infection with the new coronavirus, 98% of people have found that antibodies that prevent the infection remain in their bodies even after half a year. .. The risk of reinfection has been reduced for at least half a year, and the vaccine under development has produced promising results.

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Tokyo Metropolitan Government New Corona Confirmed Infection of 500 New People Most on Wednesday

2020-12-02 15:48:00
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government announced in preliminary figures as of 3:00 pm on the 2nd that it has confirmed that 500 people, the largest number ever on Wednesday, are newly infected with the new coronavirus in Tokyo. On the other hand, the number of seriously ill patients as of the 2nd day, which was calculated based on the Tokyo standard, was 59, 3 less than the 1st day.

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Spoofing as a landowner in Shibuya and selling 3 ground masters re-arrested

2020-12-02 13:48:00
Three men from the so-called ground master group were re-arrested on suspicion of fraud for selling land in a high-class residential area in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo, by pretending to be the owner and defrauding about 240 million yen.

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US IT giant Salesforce to acquire slack for more than 2.8 trillion yen

2020-12-02 13:21:00
Salesforce.com, a major IT company in the United States, has decided to acquire the operating company of the chat service "Slack" for business in Japanese yen for more than 2.8 trillion yen. As the spread of the new coronavirus infection spreads telecommuting, competition with Microsoft and others that provide the same service is likely to intensify.

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Go To Travel Tokyo self-restraint call Ruling party evaluates Opposition party criticizes

2020-12-02 12:55:00
Regarding "Go To Travel," the government and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government have decided to call on elderly people aged 65 and over and people with underlying illnesses to refrain from traveling to and from Tokyo for a certain period of time. While the ruling party has shown some evaluation, the opposition party has criticized that it will not be a fundamental solution to stop the spread of the infection.

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Former Agriculture Minister Yoshikawa will be provided with 5 million yen in cash by a former representative of a major egg production company

2020-12-02 12:41:00
A former representative of a major chicken egg production company headquartered in Hiroshima Prefecture explained to the former Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Takamori Yoshikawa, "I handed over 5 million yen in cash while I was in office." I found out by interviewing the people concerned. This company has been searched in July as a party to the election violations of the former Minister of Justice Kawai and his wife. Former Minister Yoshikawa's office said to NHK's interview that "the person in charge is absent and cannot respond."

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Revised Seedling Law enacted To regulate the removal of new varieties overseas without permission

2020-12-02 12:25:00
The revised Seedling Law, which regulates the removal of seeds and seedlings such as fruits registered as new varieties in the country without permission, was passed and passed at the plenary session of the House of Councilors on the 2nd.

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Corona patient who escaped from the hospital arrested on suspicion of obstructing false accounting work Saitama

2020-12-02 12:08:00
In July, a 49-year-old patient who had been infected with the new coronavirus was suspected of obstructing false accounting work, saying that he had escaped from the hospital in Saitama prefecture where he was hospitalized without permission and used the hot spring facility to hide the infection. Was arrested for.

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Puerto Rico's giant radio telescope "Arecibo Observatory" collapses

2020-12-02 11:15:00
Experts are disappointed at the collapse of the Arecibo Observatory, a giant radio telescope in Puerto Rico, an autonomous territory of the United States, which has contributed to the development of astronomy for many years.

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United Nations expert panel director seeking investigation into China for North Korean coal smuggling

2020-12-02 10:55:00
A head of a UN expert panel investigating the implementation of economic sanctions on North Korea said in an interview with NHK that much of North Korea's coal, which is banned from imports by sanctions resolution, is smuggled in the waters near China. He revealed that he is asking the Chinese government to investigate.

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U.S. Attorney General "No fraud found to change the outcome of the presidential election"

2020-12-02 10:47:00
Attorney General Barr of the United States said that in the presidential election held in November, "no fraud on a scale that would change the election results has been found," denying President Trump's allegation that there was a large-scale fraud. However, the ripples are spreading.

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US 4.3 million people infected in November More than double the number in October The spread of infection cannot be stopped

2020-12-02 10:40:00
In the United States, the spread of the new coronavirus has not stopped, with 4.3 million people newly infected with the new coronavirus in the month of November, and experts need to take measures on a nationwide scale as soon as possible. I am complaining.

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Aim to approve image renewal for crypto assets "Libra" → "Diem"

2020-12-02 10:30:00
Facebook has announced that it has changed the name of its unique crypto asset "Libra", which Facebook is aiming to issue, to "Diem". There are a series of concerns about Libra being misused for crimes by the regulators of each country, and it seems that the aim is to get approval from the authorities by renewing the image.

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Vaccination is the highest priority for healthcare workers and people in facilities for the elderly, etc. US CDC

2020-12-02 10:12:00
The US CDC = Centers for Disease Control and Prevention held an advisory committee on the vaccine for the new coronavirus on the 1st, and the earliest inoculation with limited supply gives top priority to medical staff and people living in facilities for the elderly. I have summarized the opinions that should be done.

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Treasury Secretary candidate nominated by Mr. Biden “We will do our best to rebuild the economy”

2020-12-02 06:59:00
Former Vice President Janet Yellen, who declared victory in the U.S. presidential election, will nominate the new administration's finance minister , Showed his intention to make every effort to rebuild the US economy damaged by the new Corona virus.

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Retail price of vegetables 40% cheaper than normal, such as lettuce that continues to be low

2020-12-02 06:18:00
The retail prices of major vegetables have continued to be low, with lettuce and Chinese cabbage falling by more than 40% from normal as of last week due to good weather and good growth.

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Is it the background of the influence of the new Corona, which increases sales of business books?

2020-12-02 05:49:00
This year's bestseller was announced on the 1st, and the novel version of the popular manga "Kimetsu no Yaiba" occupies the top position, but sales of business books have also increased since this summer, and working from home due to the influence of the new coronavirus etc. It is believed that the background is the growing awareness of using the increased time in Japan for learning.

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Securing a freezer for storing vaccines for the new coronavirus is an issue

2020-12-02 05:26:00
A series of announcements have been made that the efficacy of the new coronavirus vaccine has been confirmed in multiple candidates, of which the vaccine developed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is expected to begin supply in the United States as early as 10th of this month. is. Under these circumstances, the challenge is to secure the freezer necessary for storing vaccines.

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