G7 Prime Minister Suga tells reporters "Very strong support from all leaders" at the Tokyo Olympics
Prime Minister Suga told reporters in the United Kingdom that he was visiting, about the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, "I explained about the thorough infection control and safety and security competitions, and I received very strong support from all the leaders. As the Prime Minister of the host country, I am reassured by this support and renewed my determination to open the Games and make it a success, with the feeling that the Tokyo Games must be successful at all costs. " Said.
G7 Prime Minister Suga “Information control by blocking the Internet and coordinating measures” China and others in mind
At the G7 Summit = the third day of the summit meeting of the seven major countries, Prime Minister Suga said that with China and Russia in mind, information control by blocking the Internet and the spread of disinformation threaten the fundamentals of democracy. He pointed out that it is important to work together in each country.
Japan-Australia Summit Meeting to Decarbonize Partnership Launched
Prime Minister Suga, who is visiting the United Kingdom, met with Australian Prime Minister Morrison and agreed to launch a partnership between the two countries, including accelerating the development of the latest technology for decarbonization. We also confirmed that we will strongly oppose the economic intimidation of China.
Abduction victim Kaoru Matsuki's birthday Sister's early rescue appeal signing activity Kumamoto
Kaoru Matsuki, a victim of the abduction by North Korea and from Kumamoto City, celebrated his 68th birthday on the 13th, and his sister, Fumiyo Saito, signed an appeal for the early rescue of all the abductees.
Toshiba "Take the report seriously" 2 Audit Committee members 2 Executive Officers retired
Toshiba held an extraordinary board meeting on the 13th in response to the release of a report stating that the operation of the general meeting of shareholders was not fair last July, and "takes it seriously and clarifies the responsibility." I showed the view. On that basis, it was decided that two outside directors in charge of the Audit Committee and two executive officers, including the vice president, would retire because they could not gain the trust of shareholders.
Toshiba Audit Committee Chairman and two other members decided to retire Extraordinary Board of Directors on 13th
Toshiba held an extraordinary board meeting on the 13th, and released its opinion on the report that the operation of the shareholders' meeting in July last year was not fair.
Myanmar refugees “at least 100,000” fears of worsening human rights situation United Nations
In Myanmar, citizens who have been oppressed by the army are increasing their resistance to the army by arming them with guns, and battles are taking place in various places. The United Nations has expressed strong concern over the deterioration of human rights, saying that at least 100,000 people have been forced to evacuate due to the effects of the fighting.
Held the first event of "cultured salmon" aiming for a special product Iwate Otsuchi Town
The first event was held to enjoy the taste of salmon cultivated in Otsuchi Town, Iwate Prefecture, aiming for a new special product.
Focus on responding to China, where discussions on the final day of the G7 summit begin
The final day of the G7 Summit = Summit of the Seven Major Countries held in the United Kingdom began on the 13th. After that, British Prime Minister Johnson will unveil the outcome of the three-day meeting, focusing on China, which is becoming more influential in the international community.
To protect the Amur leopard Marathon in the habitat forest Russian Far East
In an attempt to protect the endangered wild Amur leopard, a marathon event was held for the first time in a habitat forest in a national park in the Russian Far East.
Japan National Collegiate Baseball Championship Keio University 4th in Japan for the first time in 34 years
The Japan National Collegiate Baseball Championship, which decides the best university baseball in Japan, was held at Jingu Stadium on the 13th, and Keio University defeated Fukui University of Technology 13-2, shining for the fourth time in 34 years.
Kagoshima Tokunoshima 3-hour analysis Heavy rainfall near 190 mm Strict caution
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, due to the active activity of the Baiu front in Tokunoshima, Kagoshima Prefecture, developed rain clouds continue to flow in, and the three-hour analysis of rain until 4:30 pm is a heavy rain that reaches nearly 190 mm. It has become. The Japan Meteorological Agency is calling for strict caution, saying that it is a dangerous situation where sediment-related disasters and inundation damage can occur.
Soccer girl "Nadeshiko Japan" defeats Mexico 5 to 1
Japan Women's Soccer Team, Nadeshiko Japan, played a warm-up game against Mexico in Utsunomiya City and won 5 to 1.
Seibu Kaima Taira pitcher 32 games in a row since the opening, no runs, new record for professional baseball
Professional baseball pitcher Kaima Taira set a new record for professional baseball in the interleague game with Chunichi on the 13th, keeping one inning in nine innings to zero and making 32 consecutive games without goals.
Burmese rally around the world to coincide with G7
At the G7 Summit in the United Kingdom, a rally of Myanmar people from all over the world calling on G7 leaders to take further action against the couped Myanmar forces. It was held in 21 countries.
Number of people on the 12th Increased in Tokyo, Osaka, etc. Compared to the previous 4 weeks on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays
The number of people on the 12th, such as Tokyo and Osaka, where a state of emergency has been declared, has increased at many points compared to the previous four weeks on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.
Suspected of leaking information requested by police Imabari City officials arrested Ehime
An employee of Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture, was arrested on the night of the 12th on suspicion of violating the Local Civil Service Law for leaking information that he had learned in the course of his duties.
Transgender weightlifting athletes qualify for the Olympics
A transgender weightlifting athlete whose mind and body do not match has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics in a class of over 87 kg for women. This is the first time a transgender athlete has participated in the Olympics.
The ruling and opposition parties discuss the extension of the Diet session and the motion of no confidence in the Cabinet NHK Sunday debate
Three days before the end of the Diet session, NHK's "Sunday Debate" emphasized that the opposition party will not hesitate to submit a motion of no confidence in the Cabinet if the government and the ruling party do not respond to the extension of the session. On the other hand, the ruling party expressed a negative opinion about the extension and argued that there was no reason to distrust the Suga Cabinet.
Environmentally friendly real estate “certified” international certification is gaining momentum
As more and more companies choose environmentally friendly offices, large-scale development, including office buildings, is increasingly gaining international certification, which is "certified" as environmentally friendly real estate.
US President "Expressing Support for Advancement of the Tokyo Olympics" Meeting with Prime Minister Suga
When President Biden met with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga in the United Kingdom on the 12th, the White House in the United States said, "Before the Tokyo Olympics, taking all public health measures necessary to protect athletes, staff and spectators. He expressed his support for advancing. "
Manned space flight rights successful bid for 3 billion yen Spacecraft on board Amazon founder
The first manned space flight right by a space development venture company founded by IT giant Amazon founder Jeff Bezos was sold for $ 28 million, or about 3 billion yen in Japanese yen. The spacecraft will be launched on the 20th of next month, and Mr. Bezos and his brother will also be on board.
Keio University plans research to restore eyesight of iPS cells for corneal turbidity
A group at Keio University is planning the world's first clinical study aimed at restoring vision by transplanting cells made from iPS cells into a patient with a disease in which the cornea on the surface of the eye becomes cloudy. The research group has applied to the government for implementation and hopes to transplant if approved in the future.
Many national civil servants are "difficult to feel growth" National Personnel Authority surveys
According to an awareness survey conducted by the National Personnel Authority on general public employees, the overload of work is still a problem, and many employees find it difficult to realize their own growth. The actual situation has become clear.
Defective ANA ticket reservation site Almost recovery is not possible with some functions
ANA's ticket reservation site has been unable to make reservations, changes, or cancellations since the night of the 12th, but it was almost restored before 7:00 am on the 13th.
G7 Summit "Exchange of Japanese and Korean Summits" Korean Presidential Office
The Korean presidential office revealed that President Moon Jae-in, who was invited to the G7 summit in the United Kingdom, exchanged words with Prime Minister Kan on the 12th. .. This is the first time that the two leaders have met face-to-face.
G7 countries New concept for infrastructure development in developing countries Countering China's "One Belt, One Road"
At the G7 Summit in the United Kingdom, the summit of the seven major countries, each country will launch a new initiative to support the infrastructure development of developing countries in response to China's "One Belt, One Road" giant economic zone initiative. Agreed with.