Former secretary general of All Japan Private Kindergarten Federation re-arrested millions of yen embezzlement
The former president and secretary general of the All Japan Federation of Private Kindergartens, which has about 7,500 private kindergartens nationwide, were arrested for illegally transferring about 7 million yen from the federation's account. It is a policy to re-arrest on the 3rd on suspicion of business embezzlement, saying that the secretary general has embezzled several million yen from the federation's account.
Electric power major April-June financial results 7 companies final deficit Unable to pass on rising fuel costs
While fuel prices remain high due to the invasion of Ukraine, the 10 major electric power companies have completed their financial results from April to June this year, and the increase in fuel costs used for thermal power generation could not be passed on to electricity rates. As a result, 7 out of 10 companies ended up in the red.
Calbee "Kappa Ebisen" to raise the price for the second time 30 items in November
Snack "Kappa Ebisen" will be raised for the second time in November this year.
90 hours of overtime a month, the school won't turn around anymore... The reality of a teacher shortage of 2,800 people nationwide
"It's almost every day..." "It can go bankrupt at any time." When NHK investigated the actual situation, it was found that there was a shortage of 2,800 people as of May this year. It has increased by 36% from last year's survey results conducted by the government based on the same criteria, and it is becoming more serious, and it is affecting children's learning. why not enough? what's going on at school? The reality of teachers has come into view. (A list by municipality is posted at the end of the article.)
Two infants in the car died 21-year-old mother arrested 1-year-old eldest son abandoned Kanagawa
Last week, two young children died in a car in a parking lot of a park in Atsugi City, Kanagawa Prefecture. arrested on suspicion.
Tomorrow will be intense heat, severe heat stroke, heavy rain fear in Tohoku and Hokuriku
It was a hot day in various places on the 2nd, especially in Kanto Koshin and Tokai, it became a dangerous heat exceeding 38 degrees. In addition to tropical nights in various places, intense heat is expected during the three days, so please continue to be extremely vigilant against heat stroke. On the other hand, in Tohoku and Hokuriku, there is a risk of heavy rain due to extremely unstable atmospheric conditions over the 4th, and caution is required against landslides and flooding of low-lying land.
Yakult Munetaka Murakami 5 consecutive home runs, new professional baseball record
On the night of the 2nd, professional baseball player Yakult Munetaka Murakami hit a new professional baseball record for five consecutive home runs in the Chunichi match held at Jingu Stadium. The previous professional baseball record for consecutive at-bats was four at-bats, marked by 13 players, including Sadaharu Oh of the Giants. Murakami, who hit three consecutive home runs in the previous game, hit a home run in two consecutive at bats from the first at bat in the game on the night of the 2nd.
US House Speaker Pelosi to visit Taiwan tonight Taiwan media
U.S. House Speaker Pelosi, who is visiting Asia, entered Malaysia on the 2nd. Taiwanese media reports that the chairman will visit Taiwan on the evening of the 2nd despite strong opposition from China and will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen on the 3rd.
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Treated Water Consent to Build Ocean Release Facility Fukushima Prefecture, etc.
On the 2nd, Fukushima Prefecture and the local towns of Okuma and Futaba announced that TEPCO President Kobayakawa would release TEPCO's plan to release into the sea treated water containing radioactive substances such as tritium, which continues to accumulate at the TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. I told them that I understand the construction of undersea tunnels used for release. TEPCO asked for approval of the construction from the three parties based on the safety assurance agreement, and TEPCO will start full-scale construction toward completion around next spring. The release of treated water has been the focus of local understanding after the Nuclear Regulation Authority approved Tepco's plan last month.
Ishin Co-Representative Nobuyuki Baba announced his candidacy for representative election
Nobuyuki Baba, co-representative of the Japan Restoration Party, said at a press conference, "I want to grow the Japan Restoration Party into a political party that can take the government in opposition to the Liberal Democratic Party," and announced his candidacy for the representative election. He is the second person to formally announce his candidacy, following Yasushi Adachi, a member of the House of Representatives who is the chairman of the political affairs survey of the Diet members' group.
Mitsui & Co. and Mitsubishi Corp. review and reduce the asset value of Sakhalin 2
Major trading companies Mitsui & Co. and Mitsubishi Corporation have announced that they have reviewed and reduced the asset value of the LNG (liquefied natural gas) development project "Sakhalin 2" that they are working on in Russia. This represents a reduction of more than 210 billion yen. This is due to the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a presidential decree ordering the project to be changed to a Russian company.
Hino Motors data fraud “about 20 years from 2003” investigation report published
On the 2nd, the company released an investigation report by a special investigation committee on the fraudulent data such as exhaust gas submitted by Hino Motors to the government, and at least 2003 before the 2016 announced by the company so far. It was revealed that the fraud had been continued for about 20 years since 2016. The company also revealed that it had made false reports in response to a national investigation conducted in 2016.
Children playing in the river
More than twice as many children die in rivers as in the sea. For children, the river is familiar and easy to enter, so it is more dangerous. However, when an accident occurs, it is often said that "parents are not watching properly", but in fact, it cannot be prevented by adults just watching closely. What should I do to protect the smiles of children bursting in nature? (Osaka Broadcasting Station reporter Fumi Nakamoto)
Senator Gersey not allowed to stay abroad and asked to attend the Diet
The board of directors of the House of Councilors Steering Committee has unanimously decided not to allow NHK Party member of the House of Councilors Gersey, whose real name is Yoshikazu Azumaya, to miss the extraordinary Diet session convened on the 3rd due to his stay abroad. I decided to ask him to attend the Diet.
To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the railway, a 1,000-yen silver coin will be issued at a price of 12,300 yen
The government has decided to issue a silver coin with a face value of 1000 yen to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the railway this year.
Liberal Democratic Party Secretary-General Motegi “There is no organizational relationship between the former Unification Church and the party”
Regarding the relationship with the "Family Federation for World Peace and Unification" and the former Unification Church, Secretary-General Motegi of the Liberal Democratic Party repeatedly emphasized that he has no organizational relationship with the party. He indicated his intention to encourage him to carefully explain his political activities.
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare council recommends that the minimum wage be raised by 31 yen, the largest ever
Regarding this year's minimum wage, the council of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has reported to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare that it will raise the national average by 31 yen, the largest ever, based on the rise in prices. In the future, the actual amount of the increase will be decided after discussions by prefecture, and if it is as expected, the national average hourly wage will be 961 yen.
Ukrainian grain-laden ship leaves port
Ukrainian grain industry executives welcome the departure of the first grain-laden ship from southern Ukraine, but warn Russia of future attacks that could lead to another suspension of exports. showed a feeling.
Hino Motors data fraud such as exhaust gas president explained at today's press conference
Hino Motors has continued to suspend the shipment of trucks and other vehicles after submitting fraudulent exhaust gas and fuel consumption data to the government. I am going to
Yen exchange rate temporarily rises to the 130 yen level for the first time in about 2 months
On the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 2nd, the yen exchange rate rose by more than 1 yen, hitting the 130 yen level to the dollar for the first time in about two months. In addition to concerns about the slowdown of the US economy, the news that Speaker of the House of Representatives Pelosi is expected to visit Taiwan has raised concerns among investors that the conflict between the US and China will intensify in the future. Buying is strong.
[Updated as needed] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on August 2)
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 the developments in Ukraine on August 2nd (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)
Hino Motors data fraud such as exhaust gas president explained at today's press conference
Hino Motors, which had submitted fraudulent data on emissions and other data to the government, held a press conference from 4:00 pm on the 2nd, where President Satoshi Ogiso and others explained the report of the special investigation committee that was investigating the cause. announced. In March this year, Hino Motors was unable to ship large and medium-sized trucks for which the certification necessary for vehicle production was revoked due to the problem of submitting incorrect data on engine emissions and fuel efficiency to the government. condition continues.
President Biden announces the killing of Al-Qaeda leader Zawahiri
The Biden administration of the United States announced on the 1st that the current leader of the international terrorist organization Al Qaeda, Ayman Zawahiri, was killed in Afghanistan.
Shohei Ohtani “No trade within this time limit” US media
On the 1st, one day before the major league trade deadline, several American media outlets said, "The Angels have no intention of letting go of Ohtani by this deadline." I told you.
1-year-old girl dies 74-year-old suspect arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run Osaka Ikuno-ku
Police arrested a 74-year-old suspect on suspicion of hit-and-run in a case where a 1-year-old girl was hit by a car and died in Ikuno-ku, Osaka on the 1st, and the hit car escaped. In response to the investigation, he said, "There is no recognition that he was injured," and denied some of the charges.
“Al-Qaeda leader Al-Zawahiri killed” US media reports
Ayman Zawahiri, the current leader of al-Qaeda, has been killed in a drone strike in Afghanistan, according to US media reports. The White House said that President Biden will give a speech on the success of the anti-terrorist operation from 8:30 am Japan time, and it is believed that the president himself will announce it on this occasion. Zawahiri became a leader after Osama bin Laden, the mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in the United States, was killed in 2011, and was believed to be hiding in the border area between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Prime Minister Kishida ``Transparency of Nuclear Forces'' Speech at NPT Review Conference, Announcement of Action Plan
Prime Minister Kishida delivered a speech at the Review Conference of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) in the early hours of the 2nd, Japan time. He announced Japan's action plan, including urging the nuclear-weapon states to make their nuclear forces transparent, and called on all countries to take constructive measures to maintain and strengthen the NPT regime.
President Pelosi may visit Taiwan on the night of the 2nd
US House Speaker Pelosi, who is visiting Asia, is expected to visit Taiwan on the evening of the 2nd, multiple media reported. It is also reported that he will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen, and the Chinese authorities are strongly discouraging him, saying that "the military will never stand still."
``Mankind is forgetting the lessons of the tragedy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki'' UN Secretary-General
As the threat of nuclear weapons increases due to Russia's military invasion of Ukraine, the review conference of the NPT (Nuclear Proliferation Treaty) has begun to discuss the direction of nuclear disarmament in the world. UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed a sense of crisis, saying that "mankind is forgetting the lessons of the tragedy of Hiroshima and Nagasaki," and appealed for all nations to reach an agreement on the direction of nuclear disarmament.
Dangerous heat Saitama Kumagaya predicted 41 degrees Strict warning for heat stroke
On the 2nd, wide areas of western Japan and eastern Japan will be sunny and extremely hot, and in Saitama Prefecture, the highest temperature is expected to be 41 degrees, and it is expected to be a life-threatening heat. Please be very careful of heatstroke.
Kyoto Gion Maiko and geisha around greeting "Hassaku" lightly dressed in the heat
In Kyoto's Gion district, maiko and geiko perform the customary "hassaku" greetings to express their gratitude to those who have been indebted to them on a daily basis. Due to the heatwave, the maiko had to wear light clothes instead of formal black clothes to prevent heatstroke.
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare's council shows minimum wage to be raised by 31 yen
The council of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, which has been discussing the minimum wage increase this year, has indicated that it will raise the national average by 31 yen, the largest ever.