Shohei Ohtani [Q&A almost full text] Returning home after this season
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani returned to Japan on the 18th after a historic season in pitching and hitting. After arriving at Haneda Airport, it is a question and answer that answered the question of the media.
Russian spokesperson Four unilaterally annexed states “protected by Russia’s “nuclear umbrella””
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday that Russia had unilaterally annexed four provinces in eastern and southern Ukraine, and work is underway to integrate these regions into Russian law, economics and security. I explained that it is When asked by reporters whether Russia's "nuclear umbrella" would apply to these regions, he said, "These are all integral regions of Russia. It will ensure the same level of security as the region," he said. Peskov's remarks appear to indicate that the unilaterally annexed regions of Ukraine are also subject to the protection of the "nuclear umbrella" by the Russian military's nuclear forces, and that Ukraine is aiming to recapture its territory and military assistance is expected to be provided. We can see that they are trying to keep Western countries in check.
Hokkaido cart death accident What is the emerging “legal gap”?
A month has passed since a 2-year-old boy died when a cart with a child in it crashed into the side of the course in Morimachi, Hokkaido. What happened? Were measures taken? Accidents on non-public roads. What emerged was the "gap in the law."
Shohei Otani returns to Japan [Video] "Personally, it was a good season"
Shohei Otani of the Angels, who has been active in both pitching and hitting in the major leagues this season, has just returned to Japan. Ohtani, who returned to Japan, said, "It was a good season for me, just like last year. First of all, I want to relax while eating delicious food and training."
"Yahoo News" cannot post with mobile phone number unregistered ID
In order to prevent inappropriate comments such as slander from being posted on its news site, Yahoo announced that it will take measures to prevent users from posting with IDs that do not have a mobile phone number registered from the middle of next month. Did.
Russian military may step up attack on Ukraine's power infrastructure facilities
In Ukraine, on the 17th and 18th, attacks by the Russian military continued in various places such as the capital Kyiv, and President Zelensky condemned that 30% of the power plants in Ukraine had been destroyed in the attacks so far. The British Ministry of Defense said the Russian military is stepping up attacks on infrastructure as it hits Ukraine's power grid.
New rice wholesale price rises for the first time in 3 years About 5% higher than the same period last year
The wholesale price of this year's new rice was about 5% higher than the same period last year, the first increase in three years.
Tokyo Olympics corruption case former director prosecuted for bribery from advertising company
In a corruption case involving the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office's Special Investigation Department said that a former director of the Organizing Committee was given a total amount of money as a reward for making it easier for executives of the advertising company Ohiro to undertake contract work for sponsors. He was indicted for accepting bribes of 15 million yen. This is the third time the former director has been indicted, and the Special Investigation Unit is believed to be investigating further the suspicion that the former director was trying to accommodate a company in Tokyo over the license agreement for the official mascot product. increase.
"Flying car" US company applies for type certification aiming at operation in Japan
An American venture company has applied for type certification for flying cars, which are attracting attention as a next-generation means of transportation, with the aim of operating them in Japan. For the first time as an overseas company, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism decided to cooperate with the US aviation authorities to proceed with safety reviews.
``Drifter'' Nakamoto Construction was hit by a car while walking and was seriously injured Yokohama
According to the police, after 9:00 am on the 18th, Koji Nakamoto, a member of the popular comic band "The Drifters", was hit by a car while walking on a city road in Yokohama. Mr. Nakamoto hit his head hard and is being treated at the hospital and is seriously injured.
Former Unification Church executive visits home Ex-wife sends protest document to believer man
A man who claims that his ex-wife is a member of the former Unification Church and has donated a large amount held a press conference in Tokyo. I want you to do it."
Did you raise the temperature of the sauna to 140 degrees without permission? Talk to the police Public bath in Otsu City
Four days ago, it was discovered that the temperature of an operating sauna at a sento in Otsu City had been changed to 140 degrees Celsius, 30 degrees higher than the normal setting. The public bath has consulted with the police, saying that someone may have raised the temperature without permission, and is calling for them to stop it.
Mr. Takuya Kimura "Don't exhibit posters" in the cavalry procession in Gifu
At the festival to be held in Gifu City next month, a cavalry procession will be held with actor Takuya Kimura playing the role of Nobunaga Oda. While the attention is increasing, with a total of more than 580,000 people wishing to see it, it was found that posters using Mr. Kimura's face photo distributed free of charge were put up for sale on auction sites, etc., and Gifu City will not sell it. I am calling you.
Shiina Ringo's bonus goods "Help Mark" to be revised in response to similar indications
It was pointed out that the bonus goods for singer Shiina Ringo's CD, which was scheduled to be released next month, resembles a "help mark" that indicates the need for consideration even though it is difficult to understand at first glance. The company has announced that it will revise the design.
[Commentary] Iranian-made drones procured by Russia may attack the capital Kyiv
On the morning of the 17th, there were multiple explosions in Kyiv, and the head of the Ukrainian president's office, Yermak, said that Russia was attacked by a suicide drone. Kyiv Mayor Klitschko said that the building was damaged and that a pregnant woman, who was six months pregnant, had died so far, and that rescue efforts are continuing. This time, a suicide-type drone attacked the capital Kyiv. The Ukrainian Ministry of Defense said the Iranian-made drones that the Russian military has been using a lot lately.
National academic ability test Nearly half of the schools in Toyama also took ``advance measures''
Even in Toyama Prefecture, which continues to rank among the top in the nation in the national academic achievement tests conducted for 6th grade elementary school students and 3rd grade junior high school students, nearly half of the teachers at the schools say that they have taken preventive measures. I found out that I answered the questionnaire survey.
TEPCO Higashidori Nuclear Power Station Unit 1, currently under construction Higashidori Village requests early resumption of construction
After the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant 11 years ago, the mayor of the local village of Higashidori, Aomori Prefecture, and others have contacted TEPCO about construction work on Unit 1 of the Higashidori Nuclear Power Plant, which has been suspended in the early stages. We strongly urged the early resumption of construction.
"World Menopause Day" Free telephone consultation for problems and worries on the day of menopause
October 18th is the “World Menopause Day” set by an international academic society = menopause day. Along with this, support groups in Tokyo are offering free telephone consultations to address menopausal disorders and concerns.
Liberal Democratic Party Chairperson of the House of Councilors Ishii apologizes for saying "opposition party sloppy"
The Liberal Democratic Party's House of Councilors Committee Chairman Ishii apologized and withdrew his remarks that he said that the opposition party was "sloppy" over the questions at the House of Representatives Budget Committee.
Special warnings such as heavy rain and volcanic warnings to end the delivery of emergency early warning emails Japan Meteorological Agency
The Japan Meteorological Agency has announced that it will stop delivering special warnings such as heavy rain and storms and eruption warnings at the end of December for emergency alert emails sent when the danger of a disaster is imminent. Although the Japan Meteorological Agency announced a policy to stop distribution last year, it withdrew after receiving confusion and concerns from local governments. increase.
About 400-year-old carpentry tool "chisel" found Kyoto from the attic of the national treasure
At Daitokuji Temple in Kyoto City, a historic Zen temple founded in the Kamakura period, a 400-year-old carpenter's tool "chisel" was found in the attic of a building designated as a national treasure.
[Video] Typhoon No. 14 affected cherry blossoms in the background of out-of-season flowering
Out-of-season flowering can be seen in someiyoshino cherry tree specimens from the Miyazaki Local Meteorological Observatory, which is used as a guideline for announcing "cherry blossoms" every year. In the background, the influence of Typhoon No. 14 is considered.
"Rengo" Compilation of a policy proposal for a wage increase of about 5% including bears
Regarding next year's spring labor offensive, the labor union "Rengo" will raise wages by about 3% as a "base raise" in light of recent price increases, and about 5% when combined with regular wage increases according to age and years of service. We have compiled a draft policy that requires It is expected to be decided at the Central Executive Committee on the 20th of this month.
"Gyoza King" to raise the price for the second time this year due to soaring raw material prices
``Osho Food Service'', which develops ``Gyoza no Osho'', has announced that it will raise the price of Gyoza and fried rice from the 19th of next month in response to soaring raw material prices. This is the second price increase for this company following May.
An event to disseminate the charm of the food and culture of the port of call of the "Kitamaebune" in France
An event is being held in France to spread the appeal of the food and culture of ports of call for the Kitamae-bune, which was responsible for logistics from the Edo period to the Meiji period, to the world, with the aim of expanding exports of agricultural products and attracting foreign tourists. increase.
Drone attack kills 4 in capital Kyiv Iran denies supplying weapons
The Ukrainian government has accused Russia and Iran of attacking the Ukrainian capital Kyiv with a suicide drone that Iran gave to Russia, killing four people. . President Zelensky said, ``We need the latest air defense systems to eliminate the capabilities of Russian terrorists,'' and again asked countries to provide weapons.
Elderly woman's body abandoned at home Mother or 54-year-old suspect arrested Taito-ku, Tokyo
A 54-year-old suspect was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department on suspicion of abandoning the body of an elderly woman, believed to be her mother, in her apartment in Taito Ward, Tokyo.
Shizuoka sightseeing bus rollover accident Verify the car body Check the brake status etc.
A tourist bus overturned on the road descending from the 5th station of Mt. Fuji in Shizuoka Prefecture, killing and injuring passengers. We are investigating the operating status of the brakes in detail to clarify the cause of the accident.
Darvish League championship decided S first match starter "as usual"
Pitcher Yu Darvish of the Major League Padres held an interview and talked about his enthusiasm for the start of the first game of the league championship series that was ahead of the next day, saying, "It's a very heavy responsibility, but I want to pitch in the same way as in the regular season." .
Former Unification Church Victim Relief ``Prepare to submit law revision bill'' Prime Minister
At the House of Representatives Budget Committee, Prime Minister Kishida indicated that he would prepare to submit a bill to revise the Consumer Contract Act to the current Diet session to help victims of the former Unification Church. In addition, he pointed out the possibility that some of the consultations received so far conflict with norms such as the Penal Code in relation to the investigation by exercising the "right to ask questions" based on the Religious Corporations Act.
Saga Kanzaki School bus and passenger car accident 9 injured including elementary and junior high school students
On the 18th, a school bus carrying elementary and junior high school students collided with a passenger car on a prefectural road in Kanzaki City, Saga Prefecture, and a total of nine people were slightly injured.
Nationwide Travel Assistance ``Strictly deal with 'price hikes''' Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Saito
In response to the government's measures to stimulate tourism demand, "National Travel Assistance," which started last week, some accommodation facilities set prices in advance by adding the discount amount, so-called "price hikes." It has been pointed out that there may be Saito, Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, has not received a report on this at this time, but indicated that he would inform business operators so that they would not unfairly raise prices.
Prime Minister Truss calls for resignation from within the ruling party Prime Minister apologizes and denies resignation
In the UK, there are calls for Prime Minister Truss to resign from the ruling and Conservative parties, saying that the government's economic policies have caused market turmoil. Under these circumstances, Prime Minister Truss admitted in an interview with the BBC public broadcaster that he was wrong about his government management and apologized, but he denied that he would resign, stating that he would "lead the party toward the next general election." did.
Russian National Ballet to perform in Japan
The performance of the Russian National Ballet was held in Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo on the night of the 17th. As Russia continues to invade Ukraine, some say that politics should be kept separate from the arts, while others oppose the performance.
Upper house election in July judged to be ``unconstitutional'' Judgment over one-vote disparity Tokyo High Court
In the House of Councilors election in July this year, the Tokyo High Court judged that the disparity in the value of one vote by up to 3.03 times was an ``unconstitutional state'' that violated the equality of vote value required by the Constitution. On the other hand, it rejected an appeal to invalidate the election. Regarding the disparity in one vote in this year's House of Councilors election, two groups of lawyers have filed 16 lawsuits nationwide seeking to invalidate the election, and the judicial decision that it is ``unconstitutional'' follows the Osaka High Court on the 14th of this month. This is the second case.
Stock price temporarily rises by more than 400 yen Received a significant rise in the NY market
On the 18th, the Tokyo stock market and the Nikkei stock average rose by more than 400 yen at one point. In the New York market on the 17th, the financial results of major financial institutions exceeded market expectations, raising expectations for the future of corporate earnings. Shares have risen significantly as concerns have eased. In response to this trend, buy orders have spread even in the Tokyo market immediately after the start of trading.
Southern Russian fighter plane crashes into residential area, 4 residents killed, about 20 injured
A fighter jet crashed into a residential area in southern Russia, killing four residents and injuring 20 others. It is believed that the fire broke out in the fighter's engine during a training flight.
Flag captured in Battle of Trafalgar unveiled to public in London for the first time in 60 years
A huge national flag stolen from the opponent's warship in the "Naval Battle of Trafalgar" where the British fleet broke the combined fleet of France and Spain was released to the public for the first time in 60 years in London.
Ohtani is a finalist for the Hank Aaron award for the best hitter in the major leagues
Shohei Ohtani of the Angels was selected as a finalist for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given to the best hitter in the major leagues this season, for the second year in a row.
British Finance Minister “Withdrawal of almost all large-scale tax cuts of the Truss administration”
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, Hunt, has announced that the Truss government will "repeal almost all of the tax cuts". There are growing calls to blame the prime minister for the unusual situation in which the flagship policies have been withdrawn one after another, and Prime Minister Truss has been forced into a difficult position just over a month after taking office.
Major League MVP will be announced on the 18th of next month Japan time Will Shohei Otani be awarded?
The Baseball Writers Association of America has announced the schedule for this season's major league individual awards, and the MVP = best player will be announced on November 17th, Japan time on the 18th. The three finalists will be announced on November 8th, Japan time, and attention will be paid to whether Shohei Otani of the Angels will win the award for the second consecutive year.
Price falls to the 149 yen level against the dollar Renewed the weak yen level for the first time in about 32 years
The depreciation of the yen further accelerated in the New York foreign exchange market on the 17th, and the yen exchange rate temporarily fell to the 149 yen level to the dollar, marking the first time since 1990 that the yen has been at a weaker level for the first time in about 32 years. The yen also fell against the euro to the mid-146 yen level against the euro, marking the first time in seven years and 10 months that the yen has depreciated against the euro.
Ex-Russian state TV employee who appealed against war leaves Russia
In March, during the broadcast of a news program on Russian state television, a former employee who had been wanted by the authorities continued to protest against the Putin administration's invasion of Ukraine by entering the studio and appealing against the war. It became clear.
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on the 18th)
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 18th (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)
“Iran provides Russia with a suicide-type drone attack” Ukrainian government
Four people have been confirmed dead so far in multiple explosions in Ukraine's capital Kyiv. The Ukrainian government has accused Russia and Iran of carrying out the attack with a suicide drone that Iran provided to Russia.
Investigation by exercising the right to question the former Unification Church to be conducted within the year Government
Regarding the issue of the former Unification Church, the government will conduct an investigation within this year by exercising the "right to ask questions" based on the Religious Corporations Act, and if it finds out facts that may be applicable to a dissolution order, it will promptly file a claim with the court. It is a policy to consider
Company employee suspected of assisting suicide ``I was looking for a child with a suicidal desire on SNS''
A company employee in Saitama City, who was arrested for assisting the suicide of a junior high school girl in Yokohama City who hinted at her suicidal thoughts on social media, said in response to a police investigation, "I've been looking for a girl with suicidal thoughts on social media for some time." Interviews with investigative officials revealed that he had stated that.