Badminton World Championship Watanabe Higashino Pair Silver Mixed Doubles
In the mixed doubles final of the world badminton championships held in Tokyo, the pair of Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino lost to the pair of China's Zheng Siwei and Huang Yaqiong, silver medalists at the Tokyo Olympics, in a game count of 0-2. , Continuing from the previous tournament, it became a silver medal.
Akane Yamaguchi becomes the first Japanese athlete to win consecutive badminton world championships
In the women's singles final of the badminton world championships held in Tokyo, Akane Yamaguchi defeated Tokyo Olympic gold medalist Chen Yufei of China by a game count of 2 to 1 to win the tournament for the second time in a row. This is the first time that a Japanese athlete has won consecutive victories in this event.
Swimming Rikako Ikee wins the 50m freestyle for the second time in a row at the Japan Student Championship
The Japan Student Championship, which decides the best university swimming in Japan, has started, and Nihon University fourth-year student Rikako Ikee won the 50m freestyle for the second time in a row.
Received the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize for AIDS prevention and treatment
The award ceremony for the Hideyo Noguchi Africa Prize, which is given to researchers who have contributed to the development of medical care in Africa, was held in Tunisia. .
Kagawa prefectural gubernatorial election Newcomer Toyohito Ikeda, former director of the Road Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, is sure to be elected for the first time
In the Kagawa gubernatorial election following the expiry of his term of office, Mr. Toyohito Ikeda, a new independent candidate recommended by the Liberal Democratic Party, the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, the New Komeito Party, and the Democratic Party for the People, was elected for the first time.
Elementary school judo new event held for the abolition of the national tournament with “victory supremacy”
A new event was held in Yokohama to replace the national judo tournament for elementary school students, which was abolished due to excessive victory supremacy, and children enjoyed judo through practice matches.
IAEA adjusts Ukraine's nuclear power plant inspection to ensure safety
The IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency is making adjustments to enter the site this week over the nuclear power plant in Ukraine, where concerns about a large-scale accident are increasing. However, it has been pointed out that the Russian military, which controls the nuclear power plant, is pressuring employees not to talk about the military buildup on the site, and the focus is on whether it can lead to ensuring the safety of the nuclear power plant.
Takaoka, Toyama Unidentified 2-year-old child Searched by more than 500 people without clues even on the 28th
It has been 9 days since a 2-year-old boy went missing in Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture. On the 28th, a large-scale search was conducted by more than 500 people, including police and firefighters, residents and volunteers, but no clues were found.
Otaru, Hokkaido A man swimming at the beach is swept offshore and is missing
At a beach in Otaru, Hokkaido, four people were swept offshore, three of them returned to the beach on their own, but one man in his 20s went missing. etc., are being searched for.
Ms. Hitomi Soga and Ms. Kaoru Hasuike give a lecture “I didn't recognize my mother's face”
Among the abductees who returned from North Korea, Hitomi Soga, whose whereabouts of her mother, who was abducted with her, is unknown, gave a lecture in her hometown of Sado City, Niigata Prefecture, along with Kaoru Hasuike, of Kashiwazaki City, on the 28th. He appealed for the realization of his return to Japan as soon as possible.
A car crashed into a direct sales store at a Yamanashi sightseeing vineyard, and seven people, including children, were injured
On the 28th, on a prefectural road in Koshu City, Yamanashi Prefecture, a passenger car that was rear-ended by a light passenger car plunged into a direct sales store of a tourist vineyard on the side of the road, and a vineyard employee was seriously injured, breaking bones such as the pelvis. 7 people were injured.
Men's golf domestic tour Riki Kawamoto's dramatic first victory in the final H birdie
The final round of the men's golf domestic tour tournament was held in Fukuoka Prefecture, and 22-year-old Riki Kawamoto won the tour for the first time with a dramatic victory, taking a birdie on the final hole where he was tied for the lead with a Korean player. I was.
Ceremony for the 400th anniversary of Hiroshima Fukuyama Castle The only iron plated reproduction of castles in Japan
A ceremony was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the construction of Fukuyama Castle in Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture.
Typhoon No. 11 occurred Expected to approach western Japan on the 31st Pay attention to future information
On the afternoon of the 28th, Typhoon No. 11 formed in the sea south of Japan. The typhoon is expected to approach western Japan three days later on Wednesday, so we need to pay attention to future information.
Hokkaido Marathon Yamaguchi for women and Kashiwa for men win the right to participate in the Olympic selection
The Hokkaido Marathon, which has the right to participate in the representative selection race for the Paris Olympics, was held in Sapporo for the first time in three years. The women's citizen runner Haruka Yamaguchi won the championship, and the men's university student Yugo Kashiwa finished second among the top Japanese runners. and won the right to participate in the representative selection race.
Two US Navy cruisers pass through Taiwan Strait for first time since Chairman Pelosi's visit to Taiwan
The U.S. Navy has announced that two missile cruisers are conducting normal operations through the Taiwan Strait. The move is seen as an attempt to show that the United States is unwavering in its engagement in the region as China mounts pressure on Taiwan, including large-scale military exercises following the visit of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan. .
Australia considers LNG export restrictions, impact on Japan, the largest export destination
Natural gas prices have skyrocketed following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. In Australia, a resource-rich country, exports of LNG (liquefied natural gas) are increasing, and there is a movement to consider export restrictions due to the risk of gas shortages in the country, and there are concerns about the impact on Japan.
Kumamoto Ubuyama Village A small plane crashed A man on board injured his leg
On the afternoon of the 28th, a small plane crashed in Ubuyama Village, Kumamoto Prefecture, and a man on board was injured. Police and fire departments are investigating the situation.
Fans cheer at Ichiro Mariners Hall of Fame induction ceremony
The Hall of Fame induction ceremony for Ichiro, who set numerous records such as the most hits in a season with the Mariners in the major leagues, was held at his home stadium in Seattle. In his English speech, Ichiro expressed his gratitude to the fans, which was met with roaring cheers from the packed audience.
Darvish 11th win with 3 goals in 7 innings Starting pitcher after returning from maternity leave
Pitcher Yu Darvish of the Major League Padres returned to the team that was temporarily away due to the birth of his wife and started the match against the Royals, scoring 11 wins with 3 runs in 7 innings.
Ukraine Europe's largest nuclear power plant continues to be bombarded, safety concerns rise
Both Ukraine and Russia have accused the other of attacking the site of Europe's largest nuclear power plant in Ukraine on the 27th. As the IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency expert team is scheduled to enter the site, concerns about the safety of nuclear power plants are increasing.
Low heat over Japan's south sea May develop into a typhoon and approach from west Japan to the Tokai
Shohei Ohtani 11 wins Post-match Q&A [full text]
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Ohtani scored his 11th win of the season by keeping seven scoreless innings against the Blue Jays on the 27th. This is a question and answer that Ohtani answered to media coverage in Japan and the United States after the match. The other day, I also spoke frankly about the sale of the team that was announced.
The number of cited papers in the field of natural science falls to 12th, the lowest number ever
In the field of natural science, when comparing the number of papers that were published and cited in the three years until the age of 20 by country, Japan fell to 12th place, the lowest ever, and fell out of the top 10 for the first time.
Percentage of women in managerial positions 12.3% Down 0.1 points from the previous fiscal year
A survey conducted by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare on the working styles of men and women found that women accounted for 12.3% of managerial positions at companies in the previous fiscal year.
Women's Golf World Amateur Team Championship Japan is 3rd
The final round of the women's golf world amateur team championship was held in France on the 27th, and Japan increased their score by 6 points to finish in 3rd place with a total of 12 under par. In the individual competition, 17-year-old Saki Baba, who won the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship, finished fourth with a total of 6 under par.
Shohei Otani starts in the starting line-up with a two-sword style of throwing and hitting 11 wins with no runs in 7 innings
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani started the game against the Blue Jays with a double-handed throw, throwing 109 pitches, the most this season, and keeping seven scoreless innings to score his 11th win.
A symposium on how to support children who need medical care to go to school
Before next month marks the one year anniversary of the law to support "children with medical care" who need artificial respirators and suction of sputum due to intractable diseases and disabilities, these children are expected to go to school. A symposium was held to consider the way of support necessary for commuting.
"Omagari Fireworks" for the first time in 3 years About 18,000 fireworks color the night sky Akita Daisen
On the night of the 27th, the "Omagari Fireworks" competition, where pyrotechnicians from all over the country competed, was held in Daisen City, Akita Prefecture for the first time in three years, and about 18,000 fireworks colored the night sky.
Japan Restoration Party Baba elected as new representative Maintaining unity Expanding party power Issues
The Japan Restoration Party has elected a new representative, Baba, to succeed Matsui. Some within the party are concerned about the impact of the resignation of Mr. Matsui, who has been a central figure since the party was founded. increase.
TICAD “Tunis Declaration” Adopted and Closing
At the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), Prime Minister Kishida announced a policy of investing a total of $30 billion in public and private funds over the next three years in order to boost the growth of Africa. On the final day of the conference, the 28th, the Tunis Declaration, which incorporates the results of the discussions, is expected to be adopted.
``Success in creating artificial embryos'' announced by British universities
A group at a university in the UK has announced that it has succeeded in artificially creating an 'embryo' in the pre-fetal stage in mice by combining stem cells that can change into various tissues of the body. It is said that this result will lead to the elucidation of the mechanisms by which the brain and organs develop in the early stages of life.
Prime Minister Kishida to Africa Special 1 Billion Dollar Yen Loan With China in Mind
TICAD = At the plenary session of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development, Prime Minister Kishida pointed out the importance of transparent and fair development finance, bearing in mind China's massive loans to Africa, and established a special framework for yen loans to restore debt soundness. He showed the idea of supporting the reform of
Repeated shelling of Zaporizhia nuclear power plant, both sides accuse each other of attacking
In Ukraine, where the Russian army is invading, on the 27th, there was repeated shelling on the premises of Europe's largest nuclear power plant. Both Ukraine and Russia have accused each other of attacking the other, raising security concerns.
[Updated as needed] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on August 28)
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 regarding the situation in Ukraine on the 28th (Japan time), such as the situation of the fighting and the diplomacy of the countries concerned. (There is a time difference of 6 hours between Japan and Ukraine and Moscow, Russia)