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Fire in the center of Kushiro City, Hokkaido No injuries confirmed, power outages in the surrounding area

2023-01-19 23:54:00
On the night of the 19th, a fire broke out from a building in the center of Kushiro City, Hokkaido. According to the fire department, no one was injured in this fire, but power outages continue around the site.

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Fire in the center of Kushiro City, Hokkaido No injuries have been confirmed so far

2023-01-19 23:00:00
According to the Kushiro City Fire Department in Hokkaido, around 8:30 pm on the 19th, there was a report that ``the fire spread from the stove to the wall'' in Naniwacho, Kushiro City. Firefighters are working to extinguish the fire, but the fire has not stopped. There is no information about the burning building, but according to the fire department, no injuries have been confirmed so far, and there is no information that anyone has failed to evacuate. The site is in the center of Kushiro City, about 600 meters south of JR Kushiro Station, and there are city halls and hotels in the surrounding area.

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Fire in the center of Kushiro City, Hokkaido No injuries have been confirmed so far

2023-01-19 21:56:00
According to the Kushiro City Fire Department in Hokkaido, around 8:30 pm on the 19th, there was a report that ``the fire spread from the stove to the wall'' in Naniwacho, Kushiro City. Firefighters are working to extinguish the fire, but the fire has not stopped. There is no information about the burning building, but according to the fire department, no injuries have been confirmed so far, and there is no information that anyone has failed to evacuate. The site is in the center of Kushiro City, about 600 meters south of JR Kushiro Station, and there are city halls and hotels in the surrounding area.

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Tokyo Komae Body of elderly woman with hands tied suspected of robbery murder

2023-01-19 21:49:00
On the evening of the 19th, the body of an elderly woman was found at a house in Komae, Tokyo. Her hands were tied and her room was vandalized.

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Whales near Tokyo Bay Aqua-line?

2023-01-19 21:41:00
On the afternoon of the 19th, a creature that appeared to be a whale was confirmed in the sea near the Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line. The Japan Coast Guard is calling attention to ships navigating the area.

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[Explanation by a weather forecaster] Fear of a blizzard centered in northern Japan What is the outlook for the future?

2023-01-19 21:30:00
Due to the strong winter-type atmospheric pressure distribution, extremely strong winds with snow will blow mainly on the Sea of ​​Japan side of northern Japan from the 20th to the 21st, and there is a risk of a blizzard. Caution is required. Weather forecaster Kimiharu Saida explains how the snow will fall in the future and what to watch out for. (The video is 1 minute and 13 seconds. Not available on data broadcasting.)

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Communist Party active party member interviews “All party members should vote for the party leader”

2023-01-19 20:57:00
Regarding the method of selecting the chairman of the Communist Party, a former party employee and active party member held a press conference, criticizing that Shii, who has been chairman for more than 20 years, is "far from the common sense of the people." I argued that we should hold a ``leadership election'' in which all party members vote.

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Discussing how to finance the increase in defense spending Liberal Democratic Party special mission committee first meeting

2023-01-19 20:56:00
The Liberal Democratic Party's special mission committee has held its first meeting to discuss funding for increased defense spending. Some members of the Diet expressed negative opinions about the government and ruling party's tax hike policy decided at the end of the year. confirmed.

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House in Komae, Tokyo Body of elderly woman with hands tied Possibility of murder

2023-01-19 20:52:00
On the evening of the 19th, the body of an elderly woman was found at a house in Komae, Tokyo. Because her hands were tied, the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the detailed situation, assuming that she may have been killed from the situation at the scene.

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Fukuoka Hakata female stabbing victim does not use "emergency call device" possession

2023-01-19 20:50:00
A 31-year-old ex-girlfriend was arrested on suspicion of murder on the night of the 18th after a 38-year-old female office worker was stabbed to death on the street near JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka City on the 16th of this month. After being told farewell, the store employee repeatedly followed him and received a "prohibition order" based on the Stalker Regulation Law. On the other hand, it was found that the woman had an "emergency call device" lent by the police as a countermeasure against stalking in her bag on the day of the incident. However, the device was never used, and police believe the woman was attacked by her ex-boyfriend shortly after she called.

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[Explanation by a weather forecaster] Fear of a blizzard centered in northern Japan What is the outlook for the future?

2023-01-19 19:57:00
Due to the strong winter-type pressure distribution, extremely strong winds with snow will blow mainly on the Sea of ​​Japan side of northern Japan from the 20th to the 21st, and there is a risk of a blizzard. is required. Weather forecaster Monnon Haruyama explains how the snow will fall in the future and what to watch out for. (The video is 1 minute 10 seconds. Not available on data broadcasting.)

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[Details in chronological order] Hakata woman stabbing incident and police response

2023-01-19 19:56:00
On the 16th of this month, a 38-year-old office worker was stabbed to death on the street near JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka City. We will tell you in chronological order about the interaction between the woman and the suspect and the response of the police.

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Fukuoka Hakata female stabbing victim does not use "emergency call device" possession

2023-01-19 19:47:00
A 31-year-old ex-girlfriend was arrested on suspicion of murder on the night of the 18th after a 38-year-old female office worker was stabbed to death on the street near JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka City on the 16th of this month. After being told farewell, the store employee repeatedly followed him and received a "prohibition order" based on the Stalker Regulation Law. On the other hand, it was found that the woman had an "emergency call device" lent by the police as a countermeasure against stalking in her bag on the day of the incident. However, the device was never used, and police believe the woman was attacked by her ex-boyfriend shortly after she called.

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Discussing how to finance the increase in defense spending Liberal Democratic Party special mission committee first meeting

2023-01-19 19:41:00
The Liberal Democratic Party's special mission committee has held its first meeting to discuss funding for increased defense spending. Some members of the Diet expressed negative opinions about the government and ruling party's tax hike policy decided at the end of the year. confirmed.

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Body from car trunk and carry case in river Wakayama

2023-01-19 19:39:00
On the 18th, in Wakayama City, two carry cases containing mutilated bodies were found in the trunk of a car parked on the road along the river embankment, and the police began an investigation as a corpse abandonment case. Another man's unmutilated body was also found in the river and a connection is being investigated.

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Works by Shoko Idogawa and Atsushi Sato won the 168th Akutagawa Prize

2023-01-19 19:36:00
The selection committee for the 168th Akutagawa Prize and the Naoki Prize was held in Tokyo on the 19th. .

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Works by Satoshi Ogawa and Akane Chihaya won the 168th Naoki Prize

2023-01-19 19:30:00
The selection committee for the 168th Akutagawa Prize and the Naoki Prize was held in Tokyo on the 19th, and two works were selected for the Naoki Prize: Satoshi Ogawa's "Map and Fist" and Akane Chihaya's "Shirogane no Ha".

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Whales near Tokyo Bay Aqua-line?

2023-01-19 18:55:00
On the afternoon of the 19th, a large marine creature that appeared to be a whale was confirmed in the sea near the Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line. The Japan Coast Guard is calling attention to ships navigating the area.

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24th to 25th Expected to be the strongest cold weather this season North to western Japan heavy snow

2023-01-19 18:48:00
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the winter-type atmospheric pressure pattern will intensify next week. Strong winds and heavy snowfall are possible.

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20th to 21st: Fear of blizzard centered on the Sea of ​​Japan side of northern Japan.

2023-01-19 18:10:00
Due to the strong winter pressure pattern, extremely strong winds accompanied by snow are expected to blow from the 20th to the 21st, mainly on the Sea of ​​Japan side of northern Japan. etc. need to be careful. In addition, the strongest cold air of this winter will flow next week, and there is a risk of snow falling in a wide area, including the Pacific side, and the Japan Meteorological Agency is calling for attention to future weather information.

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Worker died from electrocution while painting iron bridge Satsumasendai, Kagoshima

2023-01-19 18:08:00
On the morning of the 19th, a 56-year-old male worker who was painting a steel bridge on the Hisatsu Orange Railway in Satsumasendai City, Kagoshima Prefecture was electrocuted and confirmed dead on the spot. The police are investigating whether there were any problems with safety management.

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Whales near Tokyo Bay Aqua-line?

2023-01-19 18:07:00
On the afternoon of the 19th, a large marine creature that appeared to be a whale was confirmed in the sea near the Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line. The Japan Coast Guard is calling attention to ships navigating the area.

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[Details] Electric kickboard How will the new rule change from July?

2023-01-19 17:41:00
Regarding electric kickboards, which are widely used mainly in urban areas as a convenient means of transportation, the National Police Agency has been targeting those that meet the standards such as maximum speed and size since July. I decided to apply the traffic rules. Regarding the new rules for electric kickboards, we have summarized the points such as how the system will change from the past.

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2023-01-19 17:17:00
An animal that is believed to be a Steller's sea lion photographed in Tokyo Bay. Why did you come to this place? Is it okay to stay in this place? We asked an expert who is familiar with the ecology of Steller sea lions. The answer was given by Dr. Yoko Goto, Senior Researcher at the Wakkanai Fisheries Experimental Station of the Hokkaido Research Organization.

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Approximately 340,000 vehicles of 8 models, including Daihatsu Taft, recalled

2023-01-19 17:05:00
Daihatsu Motor Co., Ltd., an automobile manufacturer, has notified the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of a recall of about 340,000 vehicles of eight models, including the Taft, due to a program malfunction that may prevent the electric parking brake from being released.

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Why did Japan once become an export-oriented nation?

2023-01-19 16:57:00
Last year's trade statistics released by the Ministry of Finance showed the largest trade deficit in history due to the increase in imports due to the rise in energy prices such as crude oil and the record depreciation of the yen.

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Merger of Tokyo Tech and Tokyo Medical and Dental University under new name "Tokyo University of Science"

2023-01-19 16:50:00
Tokyo Institute of Technology and Tokyo Medical and Dental University, which aims to be integrated into one university in 2024, have announced that they will submit the new name to the national council as "Tokyo University of Science".

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Whales at the mouth of the Yodo River in Osaka Carried off the Kii Channel to the seabed

2023-01-19 16:03:00
The whale, which appeared near the mouth of the Yodo River in Osaka Bay this month and then died, was transported by boat off the Kii Channel on the 19th, sunk, and returned to the sea.

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Avian influenza Gunma Prefecture begins disposal of about 450,000 chickens at a poultry farm in Maebashi

2023-01-19 15:24:00
At a poultry farm in Maebashi City, a highly pathogenic avian influenza virus was detected in the chickens raised, and Gunma Prefecture began disposing of approximately 450,000 chickens at this poultry farm on the 19th.

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[AI video summary] Summary of the afternoon news on January 19

2023-01-19 14:32:00
Compact NHK lunch news on January 19th. Using the AI ​​under development by NHK STRL, we summarized the 15-minute news briefly. *Video playback speed is 1.25x. *Finally, the person in charge made some corrections.

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Fukuoka Hakata female stabbing suspect in spectacles found by specialized investigator

2023-01-19 14:23:00
A 31-year-old ex-girlfriend was arrested on suspicion of murder on the night of the 18th after a 38-year-old female office worker was stabbed to death on the street near JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka City on the 16th of this month. After being told farewell, the store employee repeatedly followed him and received a "prohibition order" based on the Stalker Regulation Law. Last month, the police strengthened patrols on the grounds that there were signs that the former partner would harm them, but since then, they have not been aware of any particular abnormalities, so they are investigating the situation of the former partner in detail until the incident. increase. On the other hand, when the police investigators found the former partner, he was wearing a mask, wearing glasses, and wearing a jacket hood. An investigator who specializes in random investigations found a person with similar characteristics based on eyewitness information, which led to the arrest.

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Etorofu Island Old national school building burned down Japanese built before the war

2023-01-19 13:37:00
On Etorofu Island in the Northern Territories, it was found that the school building of the former national school, which was built by the Japanese before the war, was completely destroyed in a fire. In this school building, even after it was occupied by the former Soviet Union in 1945, children from Japan and the former Soviet Union were studying together for a period of time.

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Foreign group street brawl Arrested 8 people on suspicion of injury Metropolitan Police Department

2023-01-19 13:37:00
In October last year, the Metropolitan Police Department arrested eight people in each group on suspicion of injury after a group of Vietnamese and Nepalese fought on the streets of Toshima Ward, Tokyo. Seven out of eight deny or partially deny the charges.

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Fukuoka Hakata female stabbing case "prohibition order" is repeated

2023-01-19 13:35:00
A 31-year-old former partner who was arrested on suspicion of murder on the night of the 18th after a 38-year-old office worker was stabbed to death on the street near JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka on the 16th The employee was said to have been repeatedly haunted by being told farewell, and had received a "prohibition order" based on the Stalker Control Law. Last month, the police strengthened patrols on the grounds that there were signs that the former partner would harm them, but since then, they have not been aware of any particular abnormalities, so they are investigating the situation of the former partner in detail until the incident. increase.

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NZ Prime Minister Ardern announces resignation, approval ratings slump due to rising cost of living

2023-01-19 12:55:00
New Zealand Prime Minister Ardern has announced that he will not run for parliamentary elections in October and will step down as prime minister by early February. He gave birth in 2018 and became the first prime minister in the world to take maternity leave.

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Central Niigata City A wild boar rushes into a woman in her 50s, causing a minor injury to a woman

2023-01-19 12:52:00
On the night of the 18th, a wild boar rushed into a woman in her 50s who was walking on the street in the center of Niigata City, and the woman fell and was slightly injured. The wild boar has not been captured and the police are calling for attention.

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Whales at the mouth of the Yodogawa River in Osaka Towing a loaded boat into the sea in the afternoon

2023-01-19 12:44:00
The whale that appeared near the mouth of the Yodo River in Osaka Bay this month and then died was transported by ship off the Kii Channel by Osaka City and others on the 19th, and is scheduled to be sunk and returned to the sea in the afternoon.

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Fukuoka Hakata female stabbing case "prohibition order" is repeated

2023-01-19 12:37:00
A 31-year-old former partner who was arrested on suspicion of murder on the night of the 18th after a 38-year-old office worker was stabbed to death on the street near JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka on the 16th The employee was said to have been repeatedly haunted by being told farewell, and had received a "prohibition order" based on the Stalker Control Law. Last month, the police strengthened patrols on the grounds that there were signs that the former partner would harm them, but since then, they have not been aware of any particular abnormalities, so they are investigating the situation of the former partner in detail until the incident. increase.

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Suspect repeats ``prohibition order'' in Fukuoka woman stabbing case

2023-01-19 12:03:00
A 31-year-old former partner who was arrested on suspicion of murder on the night of the 18th after a 38-year-old office worker was stabbed to death on the street near JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka on the 16th The employee was said to have been repeatedly haunted by being told farewell, and had received a "prohibition order" based on the Stalker Control Law. Last month, the police strengthened patrols on the grounds that there were signs that the former partner would harm them, but since then, they have not been aware of any particular abnormalities, so they are investigating the situation of the former partner in detail until the incident. increase.

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Electric kickboard If the criteria are met, the same rules as bicycles apply July-

2023-01-19 11:53:00
Regarding electric kickboards, which are widely used mainly in urban areas as a convenient means of transportation, the National Police Agency has been targeting those that meet the standards such as maximum speed and size since July. We decided to apply traffic rules and make it possible to use without a driver's license.

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President Zelensky asks for assistance, including tanks, at Davos meeting

2023-01-19 11:43:00
A helicopter crashed near Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, killing 14 people, including the interior minister who was on board, and Ukrainian authorities have set up an investigation team to investigate the cause of the crash. Against this backdrop, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said at the so-called "Davos Conference," a gathering of world political and business leaders, regarding military support from Europe and the United States, "The supply of air defense systems and tanks must surpass the attacks of the Russian military. No," and asked for more help.

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Merger of Tokyo Tech and Tokyo Medical and Dental University under new name "Tokyo University of Science"

2023-01-19 11:27:00
It turned out that Tokyo Institute of Technology and Tokyo Medical and Dental University, which aims to be integrated into one university in 2024, have decided to change the name to ``Tokyo University of Science''.

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North Korean newspaper “Supreme People’s Assembly held for two days, national budget and other decisions”

2023-01-19 11:12:00
North Korea held a Supreme People's Assembly consisting of representatives from various places for two days until the 18th, and decided on the budget of this country. The defense budget is expected to be the same as last year, which gave top priority to defense construction, and emphasized again the stance of continuing to strengthen military power.

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Greenland's average temperature "highest in the past 1000 years" study results

2023-01-19 10:59:00
The latest research results have been announced that the average temperature in Greenland since the beginning of the 21st century has been the highest in the past 1000 years due to the effects of global warming. This research was published by a research group in Germany on the 18th in the scientific journal Nature.

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Investigation report of passenger ship sinking accident off Kagawa

2023-01-19 10:50:00
Three years ago, a passenger ship carrying 60 passengers, including elementary school students on a school trip, sank off the coast of Kagawa Prefecture. I published an investigation report that it was caused by not noticing.

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The trade deficit in 2022 will hit a record high of 19.9 trillion yen due to the effects of high crude oil prices and a weak yen

2023-01-19 10:19:00
Last year's trade statistics released by the Ministry of Finance showed the largest trade deficit in history due to the increase in imports due to the rise in energy prices such as crude oil and the record depreciation of the yen.

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[Updated as needed] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on the 19th)

2023-01-19 09:02:00
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.)

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The trade deficit in 2022 will hit a record high of 19.9 trillion yen due to the effects of high crude oil prices and a weak yen

2023-01-19 09:01:00
According to trade statistics released by the Ministry of Finance last year, the balance of trade, which is calculated by subtracting imports from exports, was a deficit of 19.9713 trillion yen. It is the largest single-year trade deficit since 1979, when comparable data are available. This is due to the rise in energy prices such as crude oil and the impact of record-breaking yen depreciation, which led to an increase in the amount of imports.

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Police officer suspected of possessing marijuana Disciplinary dismissal Osaka Prefectural Police

2023-01-19 08:22:00
An interview with investigative officials revealed that a police officer in his 20s of the Osaka Prefectural Police was suspected of hiding cannabis. The police plan to dispose of disciplinary dismissal on the 19th because he admitted possession in the interview and also said that he used cannabis.

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NY Dow fell sharply over $600 Exchange rate temporarily rose to the mid-127 yen range

2023-01-19 07:04:00
In the New York stock market on the 18th, concerns about an economic slowdown increased following the announcement of economic indicators related to personal consumption in the United States, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped sharply to over $600.

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Putin visits battlefields of World War II to justify military invasion

2023-01-19 06:23:00
Russian President Vladimir Putin visited St. Petersburg, the site of a fierce battle with Nazi Germany in World War II, to mourn the victims and comment on the invasion of Ukraine, saying, "I am convinced that victory is ours." ' and reiterated his stance of continuing military aggression.

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Be careful of the possibility of a blizzard in northern Japan from tomorrow, mainly on the Sea of ​​Japan side.

2023-01-19 06:12:00
Due to the strong winter-type atmospheric pressure pattern, extremely strong winds with snow will blow from the 20th to the 21st, mainly on the Sea of ​​Japan side of northern Japan, and there is a risk of a blizzard. It is necessary to pay sufficient attention to the impact on traffic and storms.

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Bank of Japan maintains large-scale monetary easing policy Correction observation deeply rooted and difficult steering

2023-01-19 05:45:00
The Bank of Japan decided to maintain its large-scale monetary easing measures at its monetary policy meeting held until the 18th. As the selection of the successor to Governor Kuroda, who will end his term in April, is in full swing, the market's view that the BOJ will revise its monetary easing measures is deep-rooted, and the BOJ will continue to be required to take a difficult steer.

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"Davos Conference" Debate on Japan's economic revitalization Shows the need for deregulation

2023-01-19 05:20:00
At the so-called "Davos Conference," which gathers leaders of the world's political and business circles, discussions were held on Japan's economic revitalization, and participants from Japan and overseas presented the need for deregulation and countermeasures such as raising wages.

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Suspect in Hakata female stabbing case says goodbye and repeats

2023-01-19 05:18:00
On the 16th of this month, a 38-year-old female office worker was stabbed to death on the street near JR Hakata Station in Fukuoka City, and was arrested on suspicion of murder on the night of the 18th. The police are investigating the details leading up to the incident, saying that the member repeatedly haunted him after being told farewell and received a "prohibition order" based on the Stalker Regulation Law.

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Helicopter crash near Kyiv in Ukraine kills 18, including interior minister

2023-01-19 05:05:00
A helicopter crashed near the Ukrainian capital Kyiv, killing 14 people, including the interior minister. Ukrainian authorities have set up an investigation team to investigate the cause of the crash, as there is information that the helicopter was flying at a low altitude in the fog.

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