Relations with the “Old Unification Church” Explanations by politicians and local governments
It's been a month since the 8th of last month, when former Prime Minister Abe was shot dead while giving a speech in Nara. Tetsuya Yamagami, who was arrested, is believed to have caused the incident after growing a grudge against the "Family Federation for World Peace and Unification" and the former Unification Church, to which his mother had donated a large amount. In the wake of the shooting incident, the relationship between the former Unification Church and politicians and local governments has been revealed one after another. We have summarized how each lawmaker, political party, local government, etc. explains and what kind of response they are doing.
Counseling for money troubles over the ``Old Unification Church'' surged after the shooting incident
It has been eight days since former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot dead while giving a speech in Nara. Tetsuya Yamagami, who was arrested, is believed to have caused the incident after growing a grudge against the "Family Federation for World Peace and Unification" and the former Unification Church, to which his mother had donated a large amount. After this incident, there have been a series of consultations with organizations that support the families of former Unification Church members.
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito and Liberal Democratic Party Chairman Takagi Remain in Final Adjustment
Prime Minister Kishida has entered into final adjustments to retain Komeito's Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito and Liberal Democratic Party's Diet Affairs Committee Chairman Takagi.
National civil servant ``general position'' primary exam available from the fall of the second year of university
As the number of applicants for the so-called "career bureaucrats" of national civil servants is on the decline, the National Personnel Authority announced that it will be possible to take the first exam from the fall of the second year of university at the earliest from next fiscal year.
Grain-laden cargo ship from Ukraine arrives in western Turkey for the first time since the deal
A ship carrying grain from Ukraine, whose agricultural exports have been hampered by a blockade by Russian forces, has docked at a port in western Turkey. Several ships loaded with grain have departed from Ukraine one after another, and the focus is on whether it will lead to a full-scale resumption of exports of agricultural products in the future.
Former Prime Minister Abe's shooting incident Did you try to attack with a homemade gun in Okayama the day before?
In an incident in which former Prime Minister Abe was shot and killed while giving a speech in Nara City, it is believed that the suspect tried to attack the former Prime Minister while giving a campaign speech in Okayama City the day before with a homemade gun. I learned this from interviews with people involved. In the actual shooting, a small hand-made gun was used, and police are investigating the possibility that the gun was selected to make it easier to attack.
Northern Tohoku 72-hour rainfall until 11th “Possibility of greatly exceeding the record high”
Due to a series of heavy rains, the Japan Weather Association has analyzed that in the northern part of Tohoku, the amount of rainfall in 72 hours until Thursday, the 11th of this month will reach around 600mm, which may greatly exceed the record high amount of rainfall.
Prime Minister Kishida instructs lawmakers belonging to the party to check the relationship with the former Unification Church
Prime Minister Kishida, at an extraordinary board meeting of the Liberal Democratic Party on the 8th, asked party lawmakers to avoid raising suspicion among the public regarding the relationship between the "Family Federation for World Peace and Unification" and the former Unification Church. was inspected and instructed to review.
Front stagnation Fear of heavy rain over 10 days in Hokkaido and Tohoku
Due to the stagnant front, extremely heavy rain fell in Hokkaido, and in the Rumoi region, heavy rain exceeded a month's worth in August in a normal year. In Hokkaido and Tohoku, heavy rain will continue until the 10th, and the front will be stationary for about a week, so there is a risk of heavy rain mainly in the Sea of Japan side of Tohoku. Rain can intensify in some areas at night, so seek shelter before the situation worsens.
Kishida Cabinet "support" 46%, the lowest since the Cabinet was launched "disagree" 28%
According to an NHK public opinion poll, 46% of people answered that they "support" the Kishida Cabinet, down 13 points from the previous survey three weeks ago, while 7 people answered "not support." The point increased to 28%. The percentage of people who answered "I support" was the lowest since the Cabinet was launched in October last year.
Voice actor Kiyoshi Kobayashi passed away at the age of 89. About 50 years after playing Daisuke Jigen in Lupine the Third.
Kiyoshi Kobayashi, a voice actor known for his role as Daisuke Jigen in the popular anime Lupine III, passed away last month due to pneumonia. he was 89 years old.
SOFTBANK G April-June settlement of accounts Final deficit of 3,162.7 billion yen
The SoftBank Group's financial results for the entire group from April to June this year resulted in a significant deficit of 3,162.7 billion yen in final profit and loss. The main reason for this was the recording of valuation losses on stocks of investees held in response to the slump in the global stock market.
Clothing critic Hiromi Ichida dies at 90
Hiromi Ichida, who was active as a fashion critic while running a beauty salon in Kyoto, died at a hospital in the city due to acute respiratory failure on the 1st of this month. she was 90 years old.
Miyagi Local government network system failure Occurrence of transmission and reception with the outside is not possible
According to Miyagi Prefecture, a system called "Municipal Information Security Cloud", which is used by the prefecture and municipalities in the prefecture to ensure the safety of online exchanges, has been out of order since 4:00 am on the 8th. , Sending and receiving emails with the outside is not possible in the prefecture and all municipalities in the prefecture.
Former Unification Church name change “Church pointed out illegality” Minister of Education Suematsu
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Suematsu pointed out that if the church does not accept an application that meets the formal requirements, it may be a violation of the law. revealed that it had been released.
Chinese military announces that military exercises around Taiwan will continue even after the notice date has passed
The Eastern Theater Command, which has jurisdiction over the East China Sea in the Chinese military, announced on the 8th that it will continue to conduct military exercises in the waters and airspace around Taiwan. The large-scale "important military exercise" that the Chinese military has been conducting to surround Taiwan since the 4th of this month has passed the announced date on the 7th, but the Chinese army will continue the military exercise and move to Taiwan. It seems to add pressure.
Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education sends letter to all schools urging flags to be raised at half-mast at former Prime Minister Abe's funeral
Following the death of former Prime Minister Abe, it turned out that the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education sent a letter to all metropolitan schools last month urging them to raise the flag at half-staff at the wake and funeral. The Fundamental Law of Education prohibits political activities that support or oppose a particular political party, and the Tokyo Board of Education explained that ``there was no intention of forcing it, just forwarding the administrative communication.''
High school baseball Tenri (Nara) wins Yamanashi Gakuin and advances to the second round
The second game on the third day of the summer national high school baseball tournament was a match between consecutive spring and summer players, and Tenri High School in Nara defeated Yamanashi Gakuin 2-1 to advance to the second round.
Prime Minister Cabinet reshuffle LDP officer appointments Acceleration of adjustments in response to requests from Komei etc.
Prime Minister Kishida met with Komeito representative Yamaguchi and others one after another in preparation for the cabinet reshuffle and LDP executive personnel appointments to be held on the 10th, and received requests regarding personnel affairs. On the evening of the 8th, we will decide to take charge of personnel affairs at an extraordinary board meeting of the Liberal Democratic Party and accelerate the adjustment.
One month after the shooting of former Prime Minister Abe, the figure of a person who mourns today Nara
It has been eight days since former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot dead while giving a speech in Nara. Many people were seen at the scene with their hands together.
Tokyo Institute of Technology and Medical and Dental Univ.
According to interviews with people involved, two national universities, Tokyo Institute of Technology and Tokyo Medical and Dental University, have decided to start discussions for integration soon. Amidst the challenge of improving the international competitiveness of universities, top-class universities in science, technology and medicine are expected to aim to strengthen their research capabilities.
Summer national high school baseball Nagasaki Kaisei wins Niigata Nihon Bunri and advances to the second round
In the first game of the third day of the summer national high school baseball tournament, Kaisei High School from Nagasaki defeated Nippon Bunri High School from Niigata 11-0 to advance to the second round.
Shohei Ohtani played the full 2nd DH and got 1 hit, his 100th hit of the season
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani made a full appearance as the designated hitter in the Mariners match, hitting his 100th hit of the season.
Current account surplus in the first half decreased by more than 6 trillion yen year-on-year
According to the balance of payments statistics released by the Ministry of Finance, the current account balance for the first half of this year, which shows how much Japan earned from trade and investment with foreign countries, was a surplus of 3.5057 trillion yen. Compared to the same period last year, the surplus decreased by more than 6 trillion yen. The reason for this is that the amount of imports has increased significantly due to the sharp rise in the price of energy such as crude oil.
Highlights of the third day of the summer national high school baseball tournament
Four games will be played in the first round on the third day of the summer national high school baseball tournament.
[Updated as needed] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on August 8)
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 regarding the situation in Ukraine on the 8th (Japan time), including the situation of the fighting and the diplomacy of the countries concerned.
Possible heavy rain in northern Japan Expected to be a hot day in western and eastern Japan
Due to the stagnation of the front, intermittent heavy rain will fall in northern Japan until the 10th, and there is a risk of heavy rain mainly in the Tohoku region. Please make preparations such as checking the disaster risk and evacuation routes around your home now. In addition, it is expected to be extremely hot in various parts of western Japan and eastern Japan, so please continue to be vigilant against heatstroke when carrying out restoration work in the affected areas.
Police consider using drones to protect dignitaries in response to former Prime Minister Abe's shooting incident National Police Agency
Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was shot and killed during a speech, and the National Police Agency, which is reviewing its security, is planning to introduce new aerial surveillance using drones for outdoor guarding where many spectators gather. I understand that you are considering it. We are also considering installing bulletproof glass around the VIPs who are giving speeches, and it will be questioned whether we can establish an effective security system.
Golf Women's British Open Shibuno is 3rd, not the second overseas major win
The final round of the women's golf overseas major "All England Women's Open" was held in England on the 7th, and Hinako Shibuno, who came out of second place with a total of 9 under par, could not improve her score and was 3, one stroke behind the leader. Since this tournament in 2019, he has not become the first Japanese player to win a second overseas major.
Four new Ukrainian cargo ships leave port Focus on whether exports will resume
Four new cargo ships carrying agricultural products have set sail from southern Ukraine ports following an agreement brokered by Turkey and the United Nations. The focus is on whether the movement to resume exports will accelerate as concerns about the global food crisis continue.
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Hagiuda
Prime Minister Kishida is making final adjustments in the direction of continuing to appoint Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiuda of the LDP's Abe faction in important government positions such as important cabinet ministers and four party roles.