Cosplay enthusiasts from all over Japan hold an event for the first time in three years Shizuoka City
For the first time in three years, an event was held in Shizuoka City's shopping districts, where lovers of "cosplay" dressed up as anime and movie characters gathered from all over the country, and many people enjoyed taking pictures.
World Cup FIFA President ``It will be the best tournament ever''
Prior to the start of the World Cup Qatar soccer tournament on the 20th local time and the early morning of the 21st Japan time, FIFA = International Football Federation President Infantino held a press conference and said, "It will be the best tournament ever. will be,' he said.
World Cup Japan's first match opponent Germany opens practice
The German national team, who will face the Japanese national team in the first match of the first league at the World Cup soccer tournament in Qatar, has released their practice.
Former tennis world champion Federer visits Japan for the first time since retirement
Former tennis world champion Roger Federer came to Japan for the first time after retiring in September this year, and enjoyed spending time with Japanese fans at an event.
World Cup Qatar Tournament The local heat rises the day before the opening
With the opening of the World Cup Qatar Football Tournament approaching the next day, preparations for events for fans are progressing in Qatar, and many supporters are eagerly awaiting the start of the tournament.
Ukrainian police find 991 dead in areas recaptured from Russian forces
In Ukraine, where the military invasion by the Russian army continues, successive missile attacks have seriously affected the supply of electricity in various places, and there is a possibility that the power grid in the capital Kyiv may be completely stopped. Meanwhile, Ukrainian police have said that 991 civilians have been found dead so far in the southern and eastern regions recaptured from Russian forces.
"Drone" is rapidly spreading.
Next month, the ban on advanced flight called "Level 4" will be lifted to fly unmanned aerial vehicles "drones", which are rapidly spreading, and can fly in places where people can not be seen. While there are a series of movements aiming for new utilization in various places, experiments were conducted aiming at quick lifesaving with drones by making full use of AI.
COP27 session extended by one day “Loss and Damage” Negotiations continue over financial support
The United Nations conference on climate change countermeasures ``COP27'' held in Egypt has extended its session by one day, and negotiations continue on the 19th over financial support for ``loss and damage'' caused by climate change.
Miyazaki Shintomi-cho chicken farm positive for bird flu Genetic test by prefecture
A dead chicken was found on the 19th at a poultry farm in Shintomi-cho, Miyazaki Prefecture, and a simple test confirmed a positive reaction to the avian influenza virus. Currently, the prefecture is proceeding with genetic testing, and if it is confirmed as highly pathogenic avian influenza, it will be the first time this season from a poultry farm in the prefecture.
Farming fish with horseflies as food Expectations for securing food in the future
A project to grow a kind of insect pest fly and use it as food instead of the fishmeal used to feed farmed fish was advanced, and the farmed fish was tasted on the 19th. Demand for fishmeal, which is food for fish, is increasing worldwide, and it is expected that replacing it with insects will lead to more efficient use of marine resources and secure food in the future.
Osaka mother and child murder case investigator departs to Brazil where her husband is believed to be hiding
On the 19th, investigators from the Osaka Prefectural Police departed for Brazil, where the husband is believed to be hiding, in a case in which a Brazilian husband is wanted internationally for murdering his wife and 3-year-old daughter at home in Sakai City, Osaka. did. We will explain the investigation status so far to the local investigative authorities and ask for their cooperation with a view to requesting "proxy punishment" in the future.
Prime Minister Emphasizes Visit to Southeast Asia as “An Important Step to Protect Japan”
Prime Minister Kishida held a press conference in Thailand, where he was visiting, and emphasized that his eight-day tour of Southeast Asia was "an important step to protect Japan" as the international situation became increasingly severe. As the chair country of the G7, he expressed his intention to take the lead in addressing issues facing the international community.
Prime Minister Former Unification Church Victim Relief New Law Intention to submit to the current Diet as soon as possible
Prime Minister Kishida indicated his intention to submit a new bill to the current Diet session as soon as possible, based on discussions between the ruling and opposition parties, regarding a new bill to regulate malicious donations to help the victims of the former Unification Church.
Prime Minister Kishida, Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, Terada
Prime Minister Kishida said at a press conference held in Thailand, where he was visiting, that problems related to political funds had been pointed out, and regarding the resignation and resignation of Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Terada, the administration should do its utmost to address policy issues, and he emphasized the importance of accountability as a minister. As the Prime Minister, he indicated his thoughts on how to handle the situation from the perspective of thoroughly implementing the measures.
Countering North Korea South Korean forces jointly with the US military to participate in air force training B1 bomber
On the 18th, North Korea launched a new type of ICBM = intercontinental ballistic missile-class "Hwasong-17", and the South Korean military conducted joint air force training with the US military on the 19th. A vigilant B1 bomber enlisted.
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We asked former Admiral Yoji Koda, who served as commander of the Maritime Self-Defense Force, about North Korea's announcement that it had successfully launched a new type of ICBM, the intercontinental ballistic missile-class Hwasong-17.
Broadcasting video of North Korea's new ICBM "Hwasong-17" launch Korean Central Television
North Korea's state-run Korean Central Television has just released a video of a test launch of a new type of ICBM, the intercontinental ballistic missile-class Hwasong-17, conducted on the 18th in the presence of General Secretary Kim Jong-un. , broadcast from 3:00 p.m.
Nobuko Mikasanomiya Surgery for early breast cancer No metastasis
Princess Nobuko Mikasa underwent surgery to remove early stage breast cancer at a hospital in Tokyo on the 19th.
APEC Summit Chair Thailand Announces Adoption of Leaders' Declaration
At the summit meeting of the APEC = Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Conference, the Thai government of the chair country announced that it had adopted a summit declaration as a result of the discussion after 2:00 pm on the 19th of Japan time. The declaration said that "most countries strongly condemned the war in Ukraine," but also noted that "there were other views and different assessments" of economic sanctions against Russia. While each country has different positions on Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the contents are based on the claims of the United States and Japan, which criticize Russia, and Russia, which criticizes economic sanctions, and some countries that have not participated in the sanctions. I'm here.
Mr. Musk's Trump account resurrection pros and cons Twitter voting begins
Elon Musk, CEO of social media giant Twitter, launched a vote on Twitter on the 18th on whether the permanently suspended account of former US President Donald Trump should be reinstated.
[Breaking news] NHK Trophy figure 2nd day “Rikuryu pair” final run
The NHK Trophy, the fifth round of the figure skating Grand Prix series, began on the second day after noon on the 19th. We will keep you updated on the details of the match and the players.
Route bus accident driver ``consciousness from two bus stops ahead'' Tokyo
On the night of the 18th, in Machida City, Tokyo, a route bus plunged into a residential site and injured eight people, including passengers. I learned from an interview with the Metropolitan Police Department that he said, "I started doing it."
Last day of the APEC Summit Final adjustment for the adoption of the Leaders' Declaration
The APEC = Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit held in Thailand began discussions on the final day on the 19th. Regarding the summit declaration, final adjustments are underway to incorporate the claims of the United States, Japan, and Russia, which are in conflict over the invasion of Ukraine, and to adopt them.
North Korea's new ICBM "Hwasong-17" launch test "world's strongest"
North Korea announced on the 18th that it had conducted a launch test of a new type of ICBM (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile), the Hwasong-17, and boasted the results, stating, "The powerful performance of the world's most powerful strategic weapon has been verified." Did. General Secretary Kim Jong Un (Kim Jong-un), who was present, said, "We will accelerate the improvement of overwhelming nuclear deterrence," emphasizing the stance of further promoting nuclear and missile development against the United States.
Mr. Twitter mask revived account suspended due to discriminatory posts etc.
Twitter CEO Elon Musk announced on the 18th that he had reactivated several Twitter accounts that had been suspended for making discriminatory posts.
JR Sobu Line/Chuo Line Local trains Suspended on all Mitaka-Chiba lines
JR Sobu Line/Chuo Line local trains have been suspended on all lines between Mitaka and Chiba due to the accident that occurred at Hirai Station around 10:44 am. In addition, due to this influence, the JR Sobu Line rapid train has also been suspended on the up and down lines between Tokyo and Chiba.
North Korea's Kim Jong Il's 'beloved child' daughter's photo released for the first time
North Korean media reported that Kim Jong-un (Kim Jong-un), who witnessed the launch test of the new ICBM = intercontinental ballistic missile-class "Hwasong-17", was accompanied by a "loved child". The first photo of my daughter has been published.
Trampoline World Championship Women's Group Japan wins bronze for 3 consecutive tournaments
The women's group finals were held at the trampoline world championships in Bulgaria, and Japan won the bronze medal, failing to win three gold medals in a row.
Justice Department Appoints Special Counsel to Accelerate Trump Investigation
The U.S. Department of Justice has appointed a highly independent special counsel to expedite an investigation into classified documents found in former President Trump's home. Mr. Trump has announced his candidacy for the presidential election two years later, and the focus is on whether the truth will be revealed.
Utsunomiya LRT during test run derails on sidewalk No injuries
In the early hours of the 19th, at the east exit of JR Utsunomiya Station, an LRT (next-generation tram) vehicle, which was being tested for opening next summer, derailed and ran onto a nearby sidewalk. According to Utsunomiya City, no one was injured.
Flour for Andy Warhol's work Environmental activist group
In Italy, a group of environmental activists sprinkled a large amount of flour on the work of American pop art master Andy Warhol on the 18th, during the United Nations conference "COP27" to discuss climate change measures. .
World Cup Qatar Games Do not sell beer around the stadium
At the soccer World Cup Qatar tournament, which was about to open two days later, FIFA announced that it would stop selling beer around the venue.
Saudi Arabia's crown prince reschedules visit to Japan, cancels forum
Prince Mohammed of Saudi Arabia, the largest crude oil supplier for Japan, was scheduled to visit Japan on the 19th, but the schedule will be readjusted.
North Korea announces successful launch test of new ICBM "Hwasong-17"
North Korea announced on the 18th that it had successfully launched a new type of ICBM, the Hwasong-17, in the presence of General Secretary Kim Jong-un. Kim emphasized his stance toward confrontation with the United States and others, stating, "We will respond to nuclear weapons with nuclear weapons, and face-to-face confrontation with head-on confrontation."
[Updated as needed] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on the 19th)
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 19th (Japan time), including the battle situation and the diplomacy of the countries concerned. (There is a 7-hour time difference between Japan and Ukraine, and a 6-hour time difference with Moscow, Russia.)
World Cup Japan National Team Practice is closed from 4 days before the first match except the beginning
Head coach Hajime Moriyasu of the Japanese national team, who is heading into the soccer World Cup in Qatar, responded to the media coverage one day after the final warm-up match against Canada before the tournament, and from the 19th, the practice was closed to the public except for the beginning. made it clear that It is unusual for the team to take such measures four days before the match, and Coach Moriyasu explained, ``We will concentrate on preparing for the first match, including checking our tactics.''
More than 10 million people affected by blackout in Ukraine Russian missile attack
More than 10 million people in Ukraine have been affected by power outages following massive missile attacks carried out by Russian forces across Ukraine. There is also a view that the Russian military is trying to strengthen its defenses in the controlled areas, such as building a large-scale bunker in response to the Ukrainian military's reversal offensive.
Prime Minister Kishida discusses trade and investment at the APEC Summit and returns to Japan
Prime Minister Kishida, who is visiting Thailand, will attend the APEC summit meeting on the 19th as well and exchange views on trade and investment. Prime Minister Kishida is scheduled to return to Japan on the 19th after finishing his tour of Southeast Asia.
US and China trade policy officials meet face-to-face, agree to continue dialogue
At the U.S.-China summit meeting held on the 14th of this month, while the maintenance of dialogue at the senior level was being discussed, a face-to-face meeting between senior officials in charge of trade policy from both countries was held in Thailand to continue dialogue. We agreed to go.
US administration kills journalist, Saudi Arabia crown prince applies exemption
In a U.S. trial over the murder of a Saudi journalist in Turkey four years ago, the Biden administration said it would offer immunity to Crown Prince Mohammed for his alleged involvement in the incident. showed.
Twitter “Hundreds of employees choose to retire” US multiple media
Social media giant Twitter CEO Elon Musk has forced employees to choose between working long hours and retiring, according to multiple media outlets in the United States. I told him that he seemed to have chosen me.
Last day of the APEC Summit: Towards the final discussion towards the adoption of the Leaders' Declaration
The APEC = Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit held in Thailand will conclude on the 19th, the final day, with final discussions toward the adoption of a summit declaration. Coordination is underway to adopt the declaration by incorporating the claims of Russia and the United States, Japan, etc., which are in conflict over the invasion of Ukraine.