37 years after the JAL plane crash, a new oxygen mask is found at the scene
Just before the 37th anniversary of the JAL jumbo crash that killed 520 people, new oxygen masks from the plane were found at the crash site. Japan Airlines is considering exhibiting at a facility that inherits the lessons of the accident.
A series of remarks from politicians over the former Unification Church
Politicians continued to make remarks on the 5th regarding the "Family Federation for World Peace and Unification" and the former Unification Church.
Record heavy rain Hokuriku Expressway National Route 8 JR Hokuriku Line all cut off in Fukui Prefecture
Record-breaking heavy rains have caused serious damage to transportation infrastructure in Fukui Prefecture. Due to the landslides and flooding that occurred in Minami Echizen Town, which is located roughly in the center of the prefecture, trains have been suspended and roads have been closed one after another, making it impossible to travel between the northern and southern parts of the prefecture.
Changing the name of the former Unification Church Mr. Kihei Maekawa "The intention of Minister Shimomura at the time"
The Constitutional Democratic Party and the Japanese Communist Party jointly held a hearing on the circumstances behind the name change of the former Unification Church. Kihei Maekawa, former Vice Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, who was in charge of the section when the former Unification Church consulted, explained that despite his opposition to the name change in 2015, it was approved, and said, There is no doubt that the Minister of Science was at work."
N party House of Councilors Garthy absent from extraordinary Diet suggests possibility of future absence
The NHK Party was asked by the chairman of the House of Councilors Steering Committee for an explanation about Gersey, who was absent from the extraordinary Diet session until the 5th, and said, "We would like to respect his intentions." suggested that he might be absent.
Prime Minister Kishida's cabinet reshuffle and party officer personnel appointment
Prime Minister Kishida confirmed his intention to reshuffle the cabinet and personnel personnel of the Liberal Democratic Party officers on the 10th of next week, and informed several party executives.
“Chinese military crosses ``median line'' ``serious provocation'' Taiwan Defense Ministry
While the Chinese military began a large-scale exercise to surround Taiwan from the 4th, the Taiwan Ministry of National Defense confirmed that Chinese military aircraft and ships crossed the "median line" of the Taiwan Strait on the morning of the 5th. He called it a "serious provocation."
[Video] Fukui Route 8 landslide passenger cars, trucks, etc. stranded
This is a video taken by an NHK helicopter from the air above Route 8, which runs along the coast of Minami Echizen Town, Fukui Prefecture, around 2:30 pm. A landslide occurred in the mountains along the coast, and the trees were washed away, revealing the brown surface of the mountain.
Former Unification Church “Clarification of Mr. Shimomura’s exchanges at the time of name change” Representative Izumi Ritsumin
At a press conference, Izumi, the representative of the Constitutional Democratic Party, said, "Former Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Shimomura is also strange. The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology is being questioned again. Naturally, we must clarify how former Minister Shimomura communicated when the name was changed."
[Video] Shiga Nagahama Helicopter image Flooded between Takatoki River and Ane River
Around 11:30 am on the 5th, NHK shot from a helicopter over Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture. The area between Takatoki River and Ane River is flooded. A large amount of sediment and driftwood accumulates where the Ane River flows into Lake Biwa.
U.S. official ``surveys aircraft carrier in waters east of Taiwan'' while ICBM launch test postponed
After U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, China launched a ballistic missile into the waters surrounding Taiwan. , announced that the US military had postponed the planned test launch of an ICBM = intercontinental ballistic missile to avoid escalating tensions.
Record heavy rain in Yamagata Niigata Hokuriku [Summary of damage and impact]
Rain clouds developed mainly in the Hokuriku and Kinki regions due to the effects of the front and cold air above, and in Fukui and Shiga prefectures, more than 80 mm of rain continues to fall every hour. Please be vigilant against river flooding and landslides and ensure your safety. We summarize the damage situation and impact of record heavy rains in Hokuriku, Niigata Prefecture, and Yamagata Prefecture from the 3rd.
Former Unification Church Minister Yamaguchi "Two or Three Congratulatory Telegrams" Minister Kobayashi "Congratulatory Telegrams and Greetings"
At a press conference after the cabinet meeting, Minister of the Environment Yamaguchi revealed that he had sent congratulatory telegrams several times in the past to events related to the "Family Federation for World Peace and Unification" and the former Unification Church. I am not conscious of it at all. I will not send a congratulatory telegram in the future."
Prime Minister Kishida and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirm cooperation on Taiwan Strait peacekeeping
Prime Minister Kishida held talks with Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, and regarding the situation in Taiwan, he strongly criticized the fact that a ballistic missile launched by China fell inside Japan's EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone). We confirmed that Japan and the United States will work closely together to maintain peace and stability.
More than 10 million applications for “Minor Points 2nd” Grant rate reached 46%
“Minor Point 2”, which allows you to receive points worth up to 20,000 yen, has exceeded 10 million point applications in just over a month since its launch. Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Kaneko indicated his intention to strengthen efforts to promote the spread of My Number cards.
Grain exports from Ukraine Turkish government plans to launch 3 new ships
As the first cargo ship heads to Lebanon in the Middle East following the resumption of grain exports from Ukraine, the Turkish government said it plans to launch three new agricultural cargo ships from a port in southern Ukraine. As fighting continues in the south, the focus is on whether exports can be safely continued.
Evacuation order for 148 households and 398 people in part of Shiga Nagahama Takatsuki district
At 9:25 am, Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture, issued a new evacuation order to 398 people in 148 households in part of the Takatsuki district in the city, saying that the water level of the Takatoki River was rising due to heavy rain. In Nagahama City, evacuation orders have been issued to the entire Yogo area and part of the Kinomoto area. The information corresponds to alert level 4 of the 5 alert levels, calling for everyone to evacuate from dangerous places.
Shiga Nagahama Anegawa reaches "flood danger water level"
The Anegawa River in Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture has reached the "flood danger water level" at the Naniwabashi Observatory, which is said to require the local government to issue an "evacuation order". There is a risk of flooding in three districts of Nagahama City: ▽Nambabashi, ▽Kunitomobashi, and ▽Imamurabashi. The prefectural government and the Meteorological Observatory are calling for strict vigilance by issuing "flood danger information" as the risk of flooding is increasing. Please ensure your safety by checking evacuation information from your local government and moving to a place where there is no risk of flooding.
Sakhalin 2 "Participation in new company, request positive consideration" Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiuda
In response to the Russian government's decision to establish a new Russian company to take over the "Sakhalin 2" oil and natural gas development project, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiuda said at a press conference after the cabinet meeting on the 5th that Japan's In order to protect its interests, it revealed that it requested the trading company that invests in this project to positively consider participating in the new company.
Astronaut Wakata holds a press conference in the United States and talks about his ambitions for his fifth space flight.
Astronaut Koichi Wakata held a press conference in the United States before his fifth space flight. He spoke of his aspirations to be involved in experiments such as low-gravity liquid experiments that would be useful for future lunar and Mars exploration projects.
Shiga Takatoki River Flooding occurred near Kawai, Nagahama City
Shiga Prefecture and the Hikone Local Meteorological Observatory announced at 9:05 am that a flood occurred near Kawai, Nagahama City, on the Takatoki River in the Yodo River system, which flows through Shiga Prefecture. The prefecture and the Meteorological Observatory are calling for ensuring safety by issuing "Flood Occurrence Information", which is the highest level 5 of the 5 warning levels.
Shiga Nagahama City Evacuation orders to 1196 households throughout the Yogo area
Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture issued an evacuation order to 2,808 people in 1,196 households in the Yogo area of the city at 8:20 am, saying that the water level of the Takatoki River was rising due to heavy rain. The information corresponds to level 4 of the 5 warning levels, calling for everyone to evacuate from dangerous places.
Fukui Tsuruga City Sho river reaches flood danger level
The Sho River, which flows through Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture, exceeded the flood danger level at the Kuretake Observatory in the city at 8:40 am.
Prime Minister Kishida and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi begin talks
A meeting between Prime Minister Kishida and Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has begun. The meeting will take place at a time when the tensions between the United States and China caused by Chairman Pelosi's visit to Taiwan have spilled over to Japan and China.
Evacuation orders to 76 households in the Nakagochi area of Yogo Town, Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture
Nagahama City, Shiga Prefecture issued an evacuation order to 106 people in 76 households, including the Nakagochi district of Yogo Town, at 7 am, saying that the risk of landslide disasters increased due to heavy rain. The information corresponds to level 4 of the 5 alert levels, calling for everyone to evacuate from dangerous places.
``Hand-foot-and-mouth disease'' epidemic warning ``Thorough prevention such as washing hands'' Tokyo Metropolitan Government
The Tokyo metropolitan government has issued an epidemic alert, saying that the number of patients with hand, foot and mouth disease, which mainly affects young children and causes rashes on the hands, feet and mouth, is increasing. It is the first time since 2019, three years ago, that the city has issued a warning.
Strict vigilance against record rains and landslides in Fukui Shiga Ensure safety
The Hokuriku, Niigata, and Yamagata prefectures experienced record-breaking heavy rains from the 3rd to the 4th due to the effects of fronts and low pressure systems, causing flooding of rivers and landslides one after another. Rain clouds developed again in the Hokuriku region, and in Fukui and Shiga prefectures, 80 mm or more of rain continued to fall in an hour, and "record-breaking short-term heavy rain information" was announced one after another. Be on the lookout for landslides and low-lying land inundation, and ensure your safety.
Shiga near Nagahama City Record heavy rain Danger of disaster approaching
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, around Nagahama City in Shiga Prefecture, radar analysis indicates that about 90 mm of heavy rain fell in one hour until 6:30 am. Due to the imminent danger of a disaster occurring, the Japan Meteorological Agency is calling on people to ensure safety by announcing `` record-breaking short-term heavy rain information ''.
Fukui Near Tsuruga City Record heavy rain Danger of disaster approaching
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, around Tsuruga City in Fukui Prefecture, radar analysis indicates that about 80 mm of torrential rain fell in one hour until 6:20 am. Due to the imminent danger of a disaster occurring, the Japan Meteorological Agency is calling on people to ensure safety by announcing `` record-breaking short-term heavy rain information ''.
Russian pro basketball player sentenced to nine years in prison
A Russian court has sentenced an American professional basketball player to nine years in prison after being charged with possession of drugs illegal in Russia. The US government is protesting that it is an unfair detention, and there is a possibility that the diplomatic conflict between the US and Russia will deepen further.
[Updated as needed] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on August 5)
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 the situation in Ukraine on the 5th (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)
China “There is no view that Japan’s EEZ is included in the military exercise area”
On the 4th, the Chinese military began a large-scale exercise to surround Taiwan and launched ballistic missiles toward the waters surrounding Taiwan. Some of the ballistic missiles fell inside Japan's EEZ = exclusive economic zone, but the Chinese side said, ``The two countries have not demarcated boundaries in the relevant waters, and the exercise area includes Japan's EEZ. does not exist,” he claims.
Shohei Ohtani 23rd preemptive solo home run the day after pitching
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani pitched for the first time in 104 years with a "double-digit win double-digit home run". I hit the 23rd preemptive solo home run this season in one at-bat.