Yakult wins 5-3 in Game 1 of the Japan Series of Professional Baseball
The first game of the Japan Series of professional baseball was held at Jingu Stadium on the night of the 22nd, and Yakult defeated Orix 5-3, making the match record 1-0.
Italy's right-wing Meloni party leader becomes first female prime minister
Meloni, the leader of the right-wing "Italian Brotherhood" party, which won the first party in the Italian parliamentary election last month, was appointed as the new prime minister. The focus will be on how to build a relationship with the EU (European Union) by adjusting the differences in the attitudes of the parties within the coalition government toward Russia.
Boy falls unconscious in metropolitan housing Tokyo Edogawa Ward
On the afternoon of the 22nd, a boy fell from a metropolitan housing in Edogawa-ku, Tokyo, and was unconscious. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the circumstances of the scene and the cause of the fall.
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress visit Okinawa for the first time since their accession to the throne to commemorate the victims of the Battle of Okinawa
On the 22nd, Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress visited Okinawa Prefecture for the first time since their accession to the throne to attend the opening ceremony of the National Cultural Festival. In Itoman City, the site of the last fierce battle of the Battle of Okinawa, the souls of the victims were comforted at the National Okinawa Cemetery.
Ukraine “Russian forces attack to lose at least half of thermal power generation capacity”
The Russian military has repeatedly targeted energy-related facilities in various parts of Ukraine. The Ukrainian side says that at least half of its thermal power generation capacity has been lost, and there are concerns about the impact on the lives of citizens ahead of the full-scale winter.
Influence of smartphones? Children sleep less, sleep disorders
It has been pointed out that the number of children staying up late due to the spread of smartphones is increasing, and a research project has begun to investigate children's sleep in detail, such as whether they are getting enough sleep. .
China President Xi is the top of the party Unusual third term surely state-run news
China's state-run Xinhua News Agency reported on the 22nd, the final day of the Communist Party Congress, that President Xi Jinping was elected to the nearly 200-member Central Committee to lead the party for the next five years. The 69-year-old Xi's election to the Central Committee, breaking the convention of "retiring at 68," has ensured an unprecedented third term as the party's top general secretary.
Speed skating Nao Kodaira wins 8th straight victory and retires from active duty
Pyeongchang Olympic speed skating, gold medalist in the women's 500m, Nao Kodaira won the women's 500m at the All Japan Distance Championships, which was her last race, with a time of 37.49. decorated the
Japan-Australia summit to announce new joint declaration on security cooperation
Prime Minister Kishida, who is visiting Australia, will be holding a summit meeting with Prime Minister Albanyzi from the morning of the 22nd. The two leaders are expected to issue a new joint declaration on security cooperation between the two countries, as well as to confirm cooperation toward the stable supply of natural resources and energy.
Foreign Minister Hayashi: "We must record in history that the invasion of Ukraine was a failure."
Foreign Minister Hayashi gave a speech in Tokyo, stating that Russia's invasion of Ukraine "must be recorded in history as a clear failure," and called on countries that take an intermediate stance against Russia. I have suggested that we should strengthen it.
[Explanation] Will the government and the Bank of Japan intervene in the market?
In the foreign exchange market, after the yen depreciated rapidly to the upper 151 yen level to the US dollar on the night of the 21st, the yen exchange rate suddenly moved to the 144 yen level to the US dollar. It seems that the government and the Bank of Japan have decided to intervene in the market by selling the dollar and buying the yen. What are the views of American market players? This is a commentary by reporter Daisuke Ezaki of the American General Bureau.
Former South Korean defense minister arrested over crew shot dead by North Korean forces
The South Korean prosecutor's office said that the Defense Minister of the Moon Jae-in administration at the time instructed the concealment of confidential documents related to the incident in which the crew of a South Korean fishing guidance vessel was shot dead by the North Korean army. As such, he was arrested on suspicion of abuse of authority. South Korean media are reporting the prospect that the investigation will extend to other senior officials in the then-administration.
Italy's right-wing party leader Meloni to become first female prime minister
Meloni, the leader of the right-wing party "Italian Brotherhood", which won the first party in last month's Italian parliamentary election, will be sworn in as Italy's first female prime minister on the 22nd.
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on the 22nd)
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 22nd (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)
NY Dow rises sharply. Concerns about economic slowdown are eased by news report that US interest rate hikes are shrinking.
In the New York stock market on the 21st, it was reported that the rate hike in the United States from December onwards could be reduced. It was a huge price increase.
Yen exchange rate Rapid appreciation of the yen to the 144 yen level at one point Government and Bank of Japan may intervene in the market
In the foreign exchange market, after the yen depreciated rapidly to the upper 151 yen level to the US dollar on the night of the 21st, the yen exchange rate suddenly moved to the 144 yen level to the US dollar. It seems that the government and the Bank of Japan have decided to intervene in the market by selling the dollar and buying the yen.
Succeeded in artificially creating hair outside the body Expectations such as alopecia treatment Yokohama National University
A research group at Yokohama National University announced that it succeeded in experimenting with mice to artificially create hair outside the body. When the hair was transplanted to the mouse, it was confirmed that it was fixed and regrown, so it is expected that it will lead to the treatment of alopecia and the like.
Indonesia acute kidney injury 133 deaths, including children Harmful substances from drugs
The Indonesian government has revealed that the death toll has increased to 133 due to a series of children dying from ``acute kidney injury'' in which kidney function suddenly declines in Indonesia. Hazardous chemicals have been detected in five domestically manufactured syrup drugs, and we are rushing to investigate whether there are other such drugs.
British ruling party leadership election
House of Commons Majority Leader Mordaunt has announced his intention to run for the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party to replace Truss as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. Local media reports that former Finance Minister Sunak and former Prime Minister Johnson are also looking for candidates, and the focus is on whether they can get 100 recommendations from the House of Representatives by the 24th when the candidacy is closed.
Following the Shiretoko accident, life rafts become compulsory when navigating in waters with a water temperature of less than 10 degrees.
Following the sinking accident of a sightseeing boat off the coast of Shiretoko Peninsula in Hokkaido, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has decided to oblige passenger ships that sail in waters with a water temperature of less than 10 degrees to install a life raft.
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress of Japan visit Okinawa for the first time since their accession to the throne
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress will visit Okinawa Prefecture for the first time since their accession to the throne for two days, starting on the 22nd, in order to attend the opening ceremony of the National Cultural Festival and other events.
Today's Japan-Australia summit to announce a new joint declaration on security cooperation
Prime Minister Kishida, who is visiting Australia, will attend the Japan-Australia Summit Meeting on the 22nd and will issue a new joint declaration on security cooperation between the two countries. It is expected that the cooperation policy for the year will be included. We also plan to confirm cooperation for the stable supply of resource energy.
Former Japan national soccer player Soto Kudo dies Diagnosed with hydrocephalus on the 2nd of this month
Masato Kudo, a former Japanese national soccer forward who was diagnosed with hydrocephalus this month and was being treated, died on the 21st. he was 32 years old.