``Nuclear power plant is engulfed in flames'' IAEA Director-General calls on countries to cooperate
The annual meeting of the IAEA = International Atomic Energy Agency has started in Austria. Director-General Grossi expressed a strong sense of urgency regarding the Zaporizhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine, where safety concerns are spreading, saying, "The nuclear power plant is engulfed in flames." We called on each country to cooperate so that we can set
Over 60,000 households with water outage Shimizu Ward, Shizuoka More than 30,000 households will be supplied with industrial water, etc.
Due to the problem of large-scale water outages in Shimizu Ward, Shizuoka City, due to the effects of Typhoon No. We announced that we will work to supply domestic water that can be used for toilets and cleaning in 1000 households. "Even if water starts to come out of the faucet, please keep it to a minimum, and don't drink until it's safe to do an inspection," the city said.
Osprey flight training Japan and US agree on lower altitude than ever
It was agreed that flight training for the Osprey transport aircraft for US forces in Japan will be conducted from the 27th to the 18th of next month at an altitude of about 90 to 150 meters, which is lower than the Japan-US agreement so far. The Ministry of Defense says the training will be held in mountainous areas, avoiding residential areas, and is necessary for emergency rescue operations, including disasters.
Landslide in Shizuoka Hamamatsu May be caused by embankment to set up a third-party commission
Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, has set up a third-party committee of outside experts, considering that the landslide that occurred in Tenryu Ward due to the record heavy rain may have been caused by the embankment at the site. I decided to investigate the cause.
13 dead, including 7 children, 21 injured in school shooting in central Russia
A total of 13 people, including seven children, have died in a shooting at a school in central Russia on the 26th, according to the Federal Investigative Committee. The suspect committed suicide, and investigative authorities are investigating the background of the incident.
Mobilization of Russian Reserve Forces A series of protests
Russia's Putin administration, which invades Ukraine, has decided to mobilize reserves, but protests have continued in Russia, and public dissatisfaction is spreading. On the other hand, the British Ministry of Defense says that mobilized soldiers have begun to arrive at Russian military bases, but there is a view that the effect of mobilization will not be large due to lack of experience and training.
The face of a man of culture
In the Edo period, in Kumamoto, where the great swordsman Musashi Miyamoto spent his later years, a copy of a letter was newly discovered from the lord of the domain at the time, stating that he was invited to a dialogue with intellectuals along with leading figures in Confucianism. rice field.
Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda “Inflation is temporary and large-scale monetary easing continues”
Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda gave a speech at a round-table conference with Kansai economic organizations held in Osaka on the 26th. He emphasized the stance of continuing large-scale monetary easing in order to boost the
Debate on “doubling asset income” Numerous complaints and criticisms of financial product sales
The Financial Services Agency (FSA) held the first meeting of a new task force of experts in connection with the Kishida administration's plan to double income from assets. During this meeting, many of the attendees criticized the many complaints that financial institutions received regarding the sale of financial products that entailed the risk of loss.
McDonald's to raise the price of about 60% of the whole product by 10 to 30 yen This is the second time
McDonald's Japan, a major hamburger chain, has announced that it will raise prices for the second time at the end of this month due to soaring raw material prices and the rapid depreciation of the yen. Hamburgers will be raised from 130 yen to 150 yen including tax, and cheeseburgers will be raised from 160 yen to 180 yen.
“National travel support” to be implemented from October 11th to late December Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito
At a press conference after the cabinet meeting, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Saito announced a policy to implement a new measure to stimulate tourism demand, "National Travel Assistance," from October 11 to late December.
[Updated from time to time] Former Prime Minister Abe's state funeral will soon begin condolence diplomacy
"Condolence diplomacy" will soon begin following the "state funeral" of former Prime Minister Abe. We will keep you up to date with the latest news on the state funeral.
Typhoon No. 17 is expected to approach the Ogasawara Islands tomorrow.
On the morning of the 26th, Typhoon No. 17 formed in the sea south of Japan. It is expected to approach the Ogasawara Islands on the 27th, and the Japan Meteorological Agency is calling for full attention to strong winds and high waves on the 27th.
Condolence diplomacy before "state funeral" Prime Minister Kishida to talk with US Vice President
"Condolence diplomacy" will soon begin following the "state funeral" of former Prime Minister Abe. On the first day, the 26th, Prime Minister Kishida will hold talks with Vice President Harris of the United States.
Italian parliamentary election right-wing victory
The legislative election in Italy, a major country of the EU = European Union, is still counting votes, but the Italian public broadcaster RAI has a majority of seats in both the Senate and the Senate, led by the "Italian compatriots" led by the leader of the Italian party, RAI. Reportedly won. There is a growing possibility that a right-wing government critical of the EU will be launched, and there are concerns that the situation in Ukraine may affect the unity of the EU.
Typhoon No. 17 is expected to approach the Ogasawara Islands tomorrow
On the morning of the 26th, Typhoon No. 17 formed in the sea south of Japan. It is expected to approach the Ogasawara Islands on the 27th, and the Japan Meteorological Agency is calling for attention to future information.
Yen exchange rate 1 dollar 143 yen level There is a growing view that the yen may weaken again
The Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 26th after the consecutive holidays, the government and the Bank of Japan decided to intervene in the market to sell the dollar and buy the yen for the first time in 24 years, and the yen appreciated to the lower 140 yen level to the dollar on the 22nd of last week. However, it is currently trading at the 143 yen level.
Nikkei stock average drops more than 400 yen Concern about economic slowdown spreads worldwide
The Tokyo stock market and the Nikkei Stock Average on the 26th, after the consecutive holidays, fell by more than 400 yen from the closing price on the 22nd of last week. Central banks around the world, including the United States, have tightened their financial policies one after another, raising concerns about a global economic slowdown. In the market, sell orders have increased since the start of trading.
Major League Angels Otani hits in 11 consecutive games, lined up for the longest time
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani made a full appearance in the game against the Twins as a designated hitter, scoring 2 hits and 1 RBI, making it his longest streak of hits in the major leagues in 11 games.
Shimizu-ku, Shizuoka-shi Shimizu-ku set up a water supply station mayor Mayor "Recovery in a maximum of 1 week"
In Shimizu Ward, Shizuoka City, where large-scale water outages continue due to record heavy rain, water stations will be installed at 28 locations in the ward on the 26th. Mayor Tanabe of Shizuoka City, who visited on the 25th, said, "We aim to restore in a maximum of one week."
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on the 26th)
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 26th (Japan time), including 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)
Former Prime Minister Abe's national funeral tomorrow Tokyo is on high alert 20,000 people are guarded Metropolitan Police Department
Ahead of the "state funeral" of former Prime Minister Abe on the 27th, the Metropolitan Police Department has strengthened inspections and security in various parts of Tokyo, and is on a strict alert. On the 27th, the "Supreme Security Headquarters" will be set up, and it is a policy to face security with about 20,000 people.