NY market Yen exchange rate temporarily dropped to the upper half of the 140 yen level against the dollar Receiving employment statistics
In the New York foreign exchange market on the 2nd, the yen depreciated further, and the yen exchange rate temporarily fell to the upper 140 yen level to the dollar, the lowest level in 24 years. On this day, the US employment statistics released last month showed that the growth in the number of non-agricultural workers slightly exceeded market expectations, while the unemployment rate worsened. I got some movement. However, since then, there have been moves to buy back the yen, and a market insider said, ``Even among investors, the evaluation of the employment situation is divided, and there is a mix of selling and buying.''
Actor Teruyuki Kagawa cancels programs and commercials one after another
Actor Teruyuki Kagawa has reportedly touched women's breasts in the past, and the broadcast of programs and corporate commercials that he appears in has been canceled one after another.
U.S. Employment Statistics Employed in August Increased by 315,000, Slightly Exceeding Market Expectations
Last month's U.S. employment report released 315,000 more jobs outside of the agricultural sector than the previous month, slightly above market expectations. Meanwhile, the unemployment rate worsened by 0.2 points from the previous month to 3.7%. Attention will be paid to how the Fed (Federal Reserve Board), which is the central bank, will evaluate the employment situation as it raises interest rates significantly to curb inflation.
Mie Evacuation instruction to 1337 households in Kamo district, Toba city Evacuation from dangerous places
Toba City, Mie Prefecture issued an evacuation order to 2,942 people in 1,337 households in the Kamo district at 8:15 pm, saying that there was an increasing risk of landslides due to heavy rain. This is alert level 4 information out of 5 alert levels, calling for everyone to evacuate from dangerous places.
Zaporizhia Nuclear Power Plant IAEA Expert Team Continues Investigation, Shelling Around
At the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in the southeastern part of Ukraine, an investigation by a team of experts from the IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency who visited to ensure safety continues. On the other hand, the nuclear power plant and surrounding areas were bombarded for one day, and the immediate focus is on whether the investigation will proceed smoothly.
Suspicion of indecent act to detainee Sending documents to prison officer Tokyo Detention Center
The Tokyo Detention Center announced that a 26-year-old prison officer was sent documents and suspended for two months for committing obscene acts such as exposing and touching the lower body of an inmate. The prison officer admitted the charges and resigned.
Shiga Prefecture near Koka City and Higashiomi City near record heavy rain disaster danger approaching
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, around Koka City and Higashiomi City in Shiga Prefecture, according to radar analysis, it seems that about 90 mm of heavy rain fell in one hour until 8:00 pm. Due to the imminent danger of a disaster, the Japan Meteorological Agency is calling for people to announce "record-breaking short-term heavy rain information" to ensure safety.
Yakult Munetaka Murakami hits No. 50 home run for the first time in 20 years since Hideki Matsui
Professional baseball player Yakult No. 4 Munetaka Murakami hit the 50th three-run home run this season in the Chunichi match being held at Jingu Stadium on the night of the 2nd. It is the first time in 20 years since Hideki Matsui, a giant in 2002, that a Japanese player has hit 50 home runs in a season.
Acceleration of yen depreciation was triggered by Powell's speech at 8 minutes and 50 seconds [Economic column]
The depreciation of the yen is accelerating. In the New York foreign exchange market on the 1st, the yen exchange rate fell to the 140 yen level to the dollar, which was the lowest level in 24 years. The trigger for this was the speech by FRB Chairman Jerome Powell on August 26. Attention was focused on which of the Fed's priorities would be economic considerations or the suppression of inflation, but Chairman Powell showed a strong determination to keep inflation down. We verified how the market received 8 minutes and 50 seconds of Powell's lecture. (Economics Department reporter Koki Nishizono)
Actor Kazuyuki Furuya dies at the age of 78, active in many TV dramas and stages
Actor Kazuyuki Furuya, who played an active role in many TV dramas and stage performances with his human-like acting, passed away on August 23rd, his management office announced. he was 78 years old.
The relationship between the Liberal Democratic Party member of parliament and the former Unification Church will be announced after the second half of next week
By the 2nd, the Liberal Democratic Party received written reports from all 379 Diet members belonging to the former Unification Church about their relationship with the church. The party had planned to compile the results and announce them in the first half of next week, but a senior party official told reporters, "Many of the responses were ambiguous, and we have asked them to resubmit some of them. I think it will take all the next week to compile it," he said, and indicated that the announcement would be delayed after the second half of next week.
Osaka Sakai Ishizu River at Ebisubashi Observatory and Manzakibashi Observatory at Flood Danger Water Level
The Ishizu River in Sakai City, Osaka reached the flood danger level at the Ebisubashi Observatory around 6:20 pm. At around 6:00 p.m., the Ishizu River reached the flood danger level even at the Manzakibashi Observatory.
Osaka Sakai City Evacuation instructions for part of the city Evacuate from dangerous places
At 6:20 p.m., due to the effects of heavy rain, the Ebisubashi and Mansakibashi observatories of the Ishizu River, which runs through the city, exceeded the flood danger level in Sakai City, Osaka. "Evacuation orders" were issued to the area. We are calling for everyone to evacuate from dangerous places with information on alert level 4 out of 5 alert levels.
Typhoon No. 11 moves north Okinawa Sakishima Islands approach East to West Japan Localized rain cloud development
A very strong typhoon No. 11 is moving north over the sea south of Okinawa Prefecture, and is expected to approach the Sakishima Islands on the night of the 3rd, creating violent winds and storms. Watch out for storms and high waves, and move into a sturdy building before the wind picks up. On the other hand, heavy rain is falling in Shizuoka and Nara prefectures, and rain clouds are developing locally in eastern and western Japan.
Linear Chuo Shinkansen "Southern Alps Tunnel" construction site unveiled for the first time
The tunnel construction site of the "Linear Chuo Shinkansen", which is under construction with the aim of opening between Tokyo and Nagoya, has been opened to the press in Nagano Prefecture.
Representative Izumi Ritsumin ``Attendance at the state funeral is determined by the Prime Minister's explanation during the closing examination''
Regarding former Prime Minister Abe's "state funeral", Izumi, representative of the Constitutional Democratic Party, will decide whether or not to attend after examining Prime Minister Kishida's explanation during the closed session of the Diet. .
Minister of Justice Hari Relief for victims of the former Unification Church "From the 5th to strengthen telephone consultation"
Regarding problems such as the so-called psychic marketing law surrounding the former Unification Church, Minister of Justice Harashi announced that he will set up a telephone consultation period from September 5th to 30th to help victims.
Food stores continue to raise prices in September “Price increases cannot be passed on to prices”
In response to soaring raw material and energy prices, the prices of foodstuffs that are familiar to our lives are increasing one after another in September. Bento shops with low retail unit prices are struggling to respond, saying that they cannot immediately reflect the increase in the price of bento boxes. Supermarkets have voiced concerns about the impact on management, saying that they cannot fully pass on the sales price.
Workers' accident certification for the deceased manager NHK "There was a burden of long working hours"
Three years ago, a male manager in his 40s who was in charge of interviewing the Tokyo Metropolitan Government at the NHK Metropolitan Broadcasting Center passed away. The reason for the certification has not been clarified, but NHK has determined that the long working hours have been a burden, and will further ensure the health of its employees.
Small price movements in stock prices “Investors pay attention to US employment statistics”
On the 2nd, the Tokyo stock market and stock prices moved slightly.
250 pre-harvest melons stolen Hokota, Ibaraki, Japan's largest shipping area
On the 31st, about 250 pre-harvest melons were stolen in Hokota City, Ibaraki Prefecture, which has the largest shipment volume of melons in Japan, according to interviews with the police and affected farmers.
Japan Meteorological Agency ``Move before the wind gets stronger'' Calls for strict vigilance as Typhoon No. 11 approaches
A person in charge of the Japan Meteorological Agency explained the future outlook and warning points for Typhoon No.
Tokaido Shinkansen Kakegawa-Hamamatsu Up and down line operation suspended Regulations due to heavy rain
According to JR Central, the Tokaido Shinkansen has been suspended from around 2:00 pm on the up and down lines between Kakegawa Station and Hamamatsu Station in Shizuoka Prefecture due to heavy rain restrictions.
Eitoku Kano's National Treasure Screen Paintings on 46 Panels to be Opened to the Public at Kyoto's Daitokuji Jukoin Temple
At Daitokuji's Jukoin Temple, a temple related to Sen no Rikyu in Kita Ward, Kyoto City, the partition painting of a national treasure kept at the Kyoto National Museum will be returned for the first time in five and a half years and will be open to the public from the 3rd.
Ensuring emergency safety Actions to protect lives Hamamatsu City 408,933 people
In Hamamatsu City, the Magome River, which flows through the city, flooded near Yahagi Bridge, and 172,698 households and 408,933 people in Naka Ward, Higashi Ward, Minami Ward, and part of Hamakita Ward were "emergencyly secured for safety." issued. At level 5, which is the highest alert level, check the surroundings such as nearby buildings, the second floor of your home, and places away from slopes. I'm here.
Record heavy rain near Iwata City, Shizuoka Danger of disaster approaching
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, around Iwata City in Shizuoka Prefecture, according to radar analysis, it seems that about 120 mm of heavy rain fell in one hour until 1:20 pm. Due to the imminent danger of a disaster, the Japan Meteorological Agency is calling for people to announce "record-breaking short-term heavy rain information" to ensure safety.
Biden: Trump and others are trying to destroy democracy
President Biden of the United States made a speech before the midterm elections in November, accusing former President Trump of the opposition Republican Party and his supporters of "trying to destroy democracy," and respecting democracy in the midterm elections. I appealed that the way we should be as a country is being questioned.
US Open Women's Doubles Williams sister pair lost in first match
In the first round of the women's doubles at the US Open, one of the four major tennis tournaments, Serena Williams of the United States, who is suggesting that she will retire after this tournament, joins her older sister Venus Williams for the first time in four years. Entered the tournament and lost in straight sets to a pair of Czech players.
Minister of Economic Revitalization Yamagiwa denies weekly magazine report that “secretary is a former Unification Church believer”
Regarding the relationship with the former Unification Church, Mr. Yamagiwa, Minister for Economic Revitalization, was unable to confirm a weekly magazine report that his secretary might be a believer. and denied.
Ukraine IAEA team's nuclear power plant investigation expected to be conducted until 3rd
In order to ensure the safety of the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in the southeastern part of Ukraine, a team of experts from the IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency will start investigating the nuclear power plant on the 1st and is expected to continue until the 3rd. On the other hand, President Zelensky criticized the Russian side for not allowing independent media to accompany him, and the nuclear plant and surrounding areas are being bombarded every day, and the focus is on whether the investigation can proceed smoothly.
[Video] A kappa-designed car rented out to tourists Fukusaki-cho, Hyogo
Fukusaki Town in Hyogo Prefecture, which is promoting town revitalization using "Yokai", has started a business to rent out cars designed with the local character Kappa to tourists.
Twitter "editing function" to be introduced on a trial basis The timing of introduction in Japan is undecided
American social media giant Twitter announced on the 1st that it will pilot a new feature that allows users to edit posts several times within 30 minutes after posting. In the future, we plan to expand the range of users, but the timing of introduction in Japan is undecided.
Tokyo market drops to 1 dollar = 140 yen level The weakest yen level for the first time in 24 years
In the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 2nd, the yen exchange rate fell to the low 140 yen level against the dollar, the lowest level in 24 years since August 1998.
Nobel Laureate Mr. Manabe “If you like what you do, you must be good at what you do” Order of Cultural Merit award ceremony
Last year's Nobel Prize winner Yoshiro Manabe of Princeton University in the United States was awarded the Order of Cultural Merit at a ceremony in New York, USA.
[Updated as needed] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on September 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 surrounding the situation in Ukraine on the 2nd (Japan time), such as 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)
Face-to-face classes resumed during wartime in Ukraine
In Ukraine, where Russia's military invasion continues, the new school year begins on the 1st, and face-to-face classes have resumed on the condition that the school has an underground shelter. However, there is no prospect of reopening in areas where fighting has been intense or in schools where school buildings have been destroyed.
“Opinion is divided between continued invasion and peace talks” Russian poll
Russia's independent pollster has released a poll showing that inside Russia is divided on whether to continue the invasion or move to peace talks.
IAEA Investigation Team Starts Investigation of Nuclear Power Plant Focus on whether shelling continues smoothly
In order to ensure the safety of the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine, a team of experts from the IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency began investigating the nuclear power plant on the 1st. The investigation is expected to continue until the 3rd, but the focus is on whether the investigation can proceed smoothly as shelling continues day after day in the nuclear power plant and surrounding areas.
Shiretoko sightseeing boat sinking Establishment of subsidy system such as radio equipment Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Following the accident in which a tourist boat sank off the coast of Shiretoko Peninsula in Hokkaido, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has decided to establish a system next fiscal year to subsidize small passenger ship operators in introducing commercial radio equipment and life rafts. .
[Details] Yen exchange rate falls to 1 dollar = 140 yen level for the first time in 24 years
On the 1st of the New York foreign exchange market, the yen exchange rate dropped to the 140 yen level against the US dollar, marking the lowest level of yen depreciation in 24 years since August 1998. The view that the United States will continue to raise interest rates significantly has spread, further accelerating the depreciation of the yen.