Minimum wage 31 yen hike
A council of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, which has been discussing raising the minimum wage, has set a target of raising the national average by 31 yen this year. ▽The amount of the increase exceeds last year's 28 yen, and is the largest since 2002, when the minimum wage began to be shown in hourly wages.
China's foreign ministry warns of strong countermeasures if Pelosi visits Taiwan
With the focus on whether U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will visit Taiwan during her tour of Asia, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, ``If Speaker Pelosi visits Taiwan, we will definitely take strong countermeasures. ’ and strongly restrained him.
First monkeypox death confirmed in India
Indian health authorities have confirmed that a person infected with monkeypox has died for the first time in the country, and the government is strengthening vigilance, such as setting up a countermeasure team. It is believed to be the first confirmed death in Asia.
Osaka Sakai to stop using the 120m slider of the municipal pool
There were four cases in which users were injured on the slider of the municipal pool in Sakai City, Osaka, and the city stopped using it.
Hakamada Case: Witness Examinations in Retrial Negotiations Opinion Divides on ``Color of Blood Stain''
At the Tokyo High Court, the prosecution requested the examination of a forensic expert as a witness during discussions on the retrial and retrial of the so-called "Hakamada Case." He testified in line with the prosecution's allegations regarding the color of the blood stains at issue, and expressed a different opinion from the defense witnesses.
Forecast of 40 degrees tomorrow, fear of dangerous heat, caution against atmospheric instability and heavy rain
On the 1st, it was an extremely hot day in various places, especially on the Sea of Japan side, the temperature exceeded 39 degrees Celsius and became dangerously hot. The temperature is expected to stay warm at night and it is expected to be a tropical night, and on the 2nd, the highest temperature is expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius in Saitama Prefecture. On the other hand, the atmospheric conditions have become unstable, mainly in Kanto-Koshin and northern Japan, and localized extremely heavy rain is falling.
“Price increase” Over 18,000 items such as food and beverages Average price rise of 14%
Prices for food and other items will continue to rise in August. At oil soba specialty stores that have stores in Tokyo, etc., the price of oil soba from 690 yen to 740 yen from the 1st ... In response to soaring raw material prices and the weak yen, major food and beverage manufacturers in Japan have already raised prices this year. Did you know, according to a survey by a private credit research company, that the total number of products scheduled to be raised in the future exceeded 18,000 items? By month, October is the most frequent month, and price increases are expected to continue after autumn.
Ishin Yasushi Adachi, a member of the House of Representatives, announces his candidacy for the representative election
Yasushi Adachi, a member of the House of Representatives, said at a press conference regarding the representative election of the Japan Restoration Party, which will be held this month, "Unless we fundamentally review the organization of the party, it will be difficult to make a further leap forward. It is a thorough horizontal establishment by party members," he said, announcing his candidacy.
Ukraine Grain-laden ship leaves port Will exports continue amid Russian military offensive?
Due to the problem of delays in exports of wheat and other goods from ports in southern Ukraine, the first ship loaded with grain departed from Odesa in the south. is the focus.
Nippon-Ham Shinjo manager commissioned by the Metropolitan Police Department as a public relations ambassador Calling for fraud prevention
Professional Baseball Nippon Ham Coach Shinjo Tsuyoshi was commissioned as a public relations ambassador for the Metropolitan Police Department and called attention to special fraud.
Ukraine “first grain-laden ship leaves Odesa” Infrastructure Minister
Regarding exports of wheat and other items from ports in southern Ukraine, where the timing of reopening was the focus, the Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure announced on the 1st that the first ship loaded with grain left the port of Odesa in the south.
Discussion on raising the minimum wage Resumed after a week Council of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare
Regarding this year's minimum wage increase, the council of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has resumed the discussion for the first time in a week. Regarding the amount of the increase, which is the focus, it seems that discussions are being held with a view to the highest level ever, exceeding last year's 28 yen.
Violinist Yoko Sato dies at 72, also active as a vocalist
Yoko Sato, a world-famous violinist and vocalist, died of liver cancer at a hospital in Atami, Shizuoka Prefecture in July. she was 72 years old.
Suspicion of 'international romance fraud' Japanese detained in Ghana to arrest for transfer to Japan
A Japanese man who was internationally wanted by the Osaka Prefectural Police for defrauding cash with a trick called "international romance fraud," in which a person he met on a matching app develops romantic feelings by calling himself a foreigner, has been arrested in Ghana by local investigative authorities. was detained on suspicion of illegal stay. Soon, he will be transferred to Japan, and the police plan to arrest him on suspicion of fraud.
“First cargo ship to leave Ukrainian port” announced by Turkish Defense Ministry
The Turkish Ministry of Defense announced that the first ship will depart on the morning of the 1st, local time, regarding the export of wheat and other items from ports in southern Ukraine, where the timing of reopening was the focus. Exports of Ukrainian wheat, which had been suspended due to the military invasion of Russia, will begin to resume.
Shohei Otani autographed uniform about 3,300,000 yen at the highest bid
A uniform signed by a player who participated in the Major League All-Star Game was put up for charity auction, and the uniform of Shohei Ohtani of the Angels was sold for the highest price of about 3.3 million yen.
Former chairman of Kansai Electric Power Co., and three others ``should be prosecuted''
Former Kansai Electric Power Company executives compensated for executive compensation cuts due to declining business performance, and the three former chairman Yagi were not prosecuted. It was decided. In response to this, the Osaka District Public Prosecutors Office will conduct an investigation again and decide again whether to indict.
[Updated as needed] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on August 1)
Russia's military aggression against Ukraine continues. Fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces continues across Ukraine, forcing thousands of civilians to flee the country. We will keep you updated on developments in Ukraine on August 1st (Japan time), including the battle situation and the diplomacy of the countries concerned. (There is a time difference of 6 hours between Japan and Ukraine and Moscow, Russia)
President Zelensky condemns shelling of South, focus on resuming wheat exports
While the focus was on when exports of wheat and other items would resume from ports in southern Ukraine, President Zelensky said that the Russian military had fired dozens of missiles and rockets into houses and schools in southern Mikolayu. It was one of the most brutal artillery bombardments of the entire war."
Major League Shohei Otani Full participation as a designated hitter 2 hits including a triple
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani played the full game against the Rangers as a designated hitter and had two hits, including three bases.
Food prices continue to rise in August due to soaring raw material prices and weak yen
In addition to the soaring prices of raw materials and energy, the sharp depreciation of the yen further increases the cost of procurement from overseas.
One year after brother's 6-year-old sister's assault death, strengthening support for young carers Shiga
It's been a year since last August, when my 17-year-old brother assaulted and killed his 6-year-old sister in Otsu City. The older brother is said to have been a so-called young carer who took care of the younger sister on behalf of the parent, and Shiga Prefecture is strengthening support for child guidance centers and young carers based on the investigation of the incident.
Prime Minister Kishida to hold NPT review conference
The Review Conference of the NPT = Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, which discusses the direction of nuclear disarmament in the world, will begin on the night of the 1st of Japan time at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The focus is on whether the international community, including the nuclear-weapon states, can unite toward nuclear disarmament as the threat of nuclear weapons increases due to Russia's military invasion of Ukraine.
Extremely hot days are expected in various places Beware of heat stroke Beware of heavy rain due to unstable atmosphere
Temperatures will continue to rise in a wide area from Tohoku to western Japan on the 1st, and it is expected to be a hot day in various places, such as the dangerous heat of 38 degrees on the Sea of Japan side and inland areas, so caution against heat stroke is required. . On the other hand, due to the influence of typhoons and moist air moving northward in the East China Sea, the atmospheric conditions will become unstable over a wide area. You should be careful.
Ukrainian wheat exports resumed
A Turkish government official, who acted as an intermediary regarding the resumption of exports of Ukrainian wheat and other products, predicted that a ship loaded with grain would depart from a port in southern Ukraine on the 1st. In Ukraine, the Russian army seems to be conducting a fierce attack in the south, and the focus is on when exports will resume.
President Putin around the Northern Territories ``reliable protection by all means''
Russian President Vladimir Putin made a speech, stating that the waters surrounding the islands, including the Northern Territories, were strategically important, and that they would "reliably protect them by all means", making a strong stance clear.
Women's golf American tour 22-year-old Ayaka Furue wins for the first time
The final round of the women's golf American tour was held in England on the 31st, and 22-year-old Ayaka Furue, who came out of 9th place, 4 strokes behind the leader, took 10 birdies. won the Furue earned her first win in her first year on the US Tour.