Hokkaido Electric Power to apply for an average 32% increase in "regulatory rate" for households
In response to soaring fuel costs, Hokkaido Electric Power applied to the government for an average price increase of more than 32% from June 1st for a rate plan called "regulated rate", which most of the electricity rates for households are contracted. I have decided on a policy to
JR West train stranded Not assuming snow enough to use point snow melting device
JR West held a press conference on the afternoon of the 25th in response to the fact that passengers were trapped for a long time on a train that was stuck due to the heavy snow from the night of the 24th. In this, the company said that it did not anticipate snowfall enough to use a device that melts the snow at the point of the track, and clarified that the reason for the stagnation was that the point could not be switched due to sudden snow.
Former Prime Minister Mori ``I can't imagine Russia losing'' at a meeting in Tokyo
Regarding the situation in Ukraine, former Prime Minister Mori, who had a close relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, questioned the diplomatic stance of the Japanese government, which is focusing on supporting Ukraine, at a meeting held in Tokyo. I can't think of anything," he said.
Germany to provide Leopard 2 tank to Ukraine
On the 25th, the German government announced that it will provide Ukraine with German-made tanks "Leopard 2". First, 14 vehicles will be provided, and Ukrainian soldiers will be trained in Germany.
"Okay, I'll give you some medicine," said the doctor who examined me at the hospital. It's the paper you take to the pharmacy. From January 26th, medical institutions and pharmacies nationwide will start using electronic prescriptions, which are digitalized versions of this paper. How does it work? Are there any benefits? Summarized in a Q&A format. (Yamagata Bureau Anna Wada Tomoyo Koizumi Social Affairs Department)
New Chairman of NHK Inaba “Contributes by transmitting reliable information and high-quality programs”
Nobuo Inaba, the new chairman of NHK, held an inaugural press conference. He expressed his ambition to contribute to
Russia ``leaving inevitable scars'' on German and US ``tank supply policies''
Regarding military support to Ukraine, multiple media reports that the German and US governments have decided to provide main battle tanks, which have been the focus. Russia, on the other hand, is strongly restraining such moves by the West.
Problems with Microsoft Teams, Outlook, etc.
According to Microsoft Japan, there are problems with multiple services such as the online meeting service "Teams" and the email service "Outlook". The official Twitter account of the company's US corporation announced around 4:30 pm that it was "investigating the impact on multiple services."
Bronze mirror and iron sword found in Tomio Maruyama Kofun, the largest round burial mound in Japan Nara
A large shield-like mirror with elaborate patterns and a long, wavy sword were found in the largest circular tumulus in Japan, located in Nara City. Experts say that it will be a valuable resource for considering the high level of technology at the time and how ancient tombs were buried.
JR West resumes operation in most sections such as the Kyoto line stuck in heavy snow
JR West resumed operation by 4:45 pm on most sections that had been suspended, including the Kyoto Line and Biwako Line, where trains were stuck due to heavy snow. On the other hand, the Kishin Line continues to suspend operations between Sayo and Kozuki Stations. In addition, the number of trains in some sections has been significantly reduced, and delays and cancellations have continued to affect us.
Instructed in multiple robberies A person who calls himself 'Luffy' stays in the Philippines
In a series of robberies that have occurred one after another in various places, there is a possibility that a person named "Luffy", who is suspected to have given instructions by the police authorities in multiple cases, is staying in the Philippines. Interviews with investigative officials revealed that it seems that members were gathered through "dark part-time job". The police authorities are rushing to clarify the fact that the crimes caused by the group under the direction of this person are spreading all over the country.
[Explanation by a weather forecaster] What is the outlook for the most intense cold weather this season?
Due to the extremely strong cold air of this winter, snow continued to fall mainly from western Japan to the Sea of Japan side of northern Japan, resulting in heavy snowfall in various places, and even on the flatlands where there is usually little snow. Mito Tanaka, a weather forecaster, explains the outlook for the future. (The video is 1 minute 14 seconds. Not available on data broadcasting.)
Dai-ichi Life Insurance to implement bare wages for about 50,000 employees Policy to raise wages by about 5%
In light of rising prices, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co., a major life insurance company, will raise the base salary of about 50,000 employees from April this year, raising the base salary by about 5%. We have established a policy to
House of Representatives by-election to be held on April 23 in three constituencies including Yamaguchi 4th district
In response to the judgment of the Supreme Court in the trial over the disparity of one vote in the House of Representatives election, the by-election of three electoral districts, including the 4th Yamaguchi district of the House of Representatives following the death of former Prime Minister Abe, will be held this year. It will be held on April 23rd.
"It's okay to run away, but if you lose, it's okay" To you who suffer from bullying
Are you suffering from bullying, hiding your feelings and continuing to go to school, and spend your days worrying? There are words that I want to deliver to you. Comedy duo Kazuhiro Fujiwara's words. Mr. Fujiwara said that he was bullied in junior high school, saying, "It's okay to run away, but if you lose, you won't." What matters is how you spend your life after that. (Chihiro Hirai, Reporter, Social Affairs Department)
The House of Representatives election two years ago was constitutional.
In the House of Representatives election in October 2018, the Supreme Court Grand Bench ruled that the so-called disparity in one vote was 2.08 times at maximum, and that it was not in violation of the Constitution.
``Edoya Nekohachi'' The son of the previous generation Edoya Koneko will succeed to the name of the fifth generation
The name of Edoya Nekohachi, who was known for imitating birds and animals such as warblers, will be inherited by the deceased son of the late Edoya Koneko. I want to devote myself to ," he said.
Shinmeishin Many cars can not move Mie Komono IC - Shiga Koka Tsuchiyama IC Down line
According to the police, on the Shin-Meishin Expressway between the Komono Interchange in Mie Prefecture and the Koga Tsuchiyama Interchange in Shiga Prefecture, a large number of cars are stuck for about 10 kilometers.
“Germany and US to provide tanks to Ukraine” Foreign media reports
Regarding the provision of tanks, which is the focus of military assistance from Europe and the United States to Ukraine, overseas media reported that the German government has decided to provide the tank "Leopard 2" with high attack capability. In addition, the United States is also considering providing main battle tanks.
The coldest weather this winter Expected to continue heavy snow and storms Beware of traffic impact
Due to the extremely strong cold air of this winter, snow continued to fall mainly from western Japan to the Sea of Japan side of northern Japan, resulting in heavy snowfall in various places, and even on the flatlands where there is usually little snow. After this, the cold weather is expected to gradually disappear, but heavy snow and snowstorms are expected to continue, mainly in northern Japan and eastern Japan on the Sea of Japan side, so vigilance is still required to affect traffic.
US Microsoft's 3-month financial results sales growth rate of over 1% to a low level
American IT giant Microsoft's financial results for the three months until last month were at a low level, with sales growth at just over 1% due to concerns about a global economic slowdown.
[Explanation by a weather forecaster] The most intense cold this winter Future outlook
Due to the extremely strong cold air of this winter, snow continues to fall mainly from western Japan to the Sea of Japan side of northern Japan. Please be sure to check the latest information as transportation is affected and road congestion is occurring in various places. In addition, it is severely cold all over the country, and it is necessary to pay sufficient attention to damage caused by freezing road surfaces and water pipes. Yasuhiro Hiyama, a weather forecaster, explains the outlook for wind and snow in the future. (The video is 1 minute and 9 seconds. Not available on data broadcasting.)
Seismic intensity 4 in Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, no worries about tsunami
Around 10:01 am, there was an earthquake with a seismic intensity of 4 in Fukushima and Miyagi prefectures. There is no tsunami from this earthquake.
Tohoku Shinkansen suspension of operation due to earthquake
According to JR East, the Tohoku Shinkansen has been suspended due to the impact of the earthquake to confirm safety.
A cargo ship carrying 22 people sank off the coast of the Nagasaki men and women islands, or 4 people have been rescued so far
According to the 7th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters, a distress signal was received from a Hong Kong-registered cargo ship in the East China Sea off the men's and women's islands in Nagasaki Prefecture late at night on the 24th. The cargo ship is believed to have sunk since then, and there are reports that four of the 22 people on board have been rescued so far. We are continuing our rescue efforts.
[Video] JR Biwako Line Passengers walking on the tracks after getting off the train that had stopped due to snow
This is a video taken on the track between Kyoto Station and Yamashina Station on the JR Biwako Line around 2:00 am on the 25th. It shows people who are seen as passengers walking in rows on the snow-covered tracks. In addition, the train stops near the passengers. According to a woman in her 60s who took a picture, she took a train from Kyoto Station at 6:00 pm on the 24th and was heading for Yamashina Station, but it stopped in front of the station. About 8 hours later, at 2:00 am on the 25th, there was an announcement inside the train saying, ``Please get off here and walk to a nearby station,'' and a large number of passengers got off the train. It took the woman tens of minutes to walk between the snow-covered rails to Yamashina Station. At Yamashina Station, a train prepared by JR was stopped so that she could rest, but it was full and could not be used, so the woman took a rest at a facility set up by the city near the station. The woman said, ``Because many passengers got off the train at once, it was crowded. I think," he said.
Germany plans to supply German tanks to Ukraine, reports say
Several German media reported simultaneously that the German government has decided to provide Ukraine with German-made tanks "Leopard 2". It also said that the country that owns the Leopard 2 will also allow it to be donated to Ukraine.
Flooding of a cargo ship carrying 22 people off Nagasaki's men's and women's islands Japan Coast Guard dispatches two patrol boats
According to the 7th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters, after 11:00 pm on the 24th, a distress signal was received from a Hong Kong-registered cargo ship sailing in the East China Sea off the men's and women's islands in Nagasaki Prefecture. After that, when the crew was connected to the phone and asked about the situation, he said, ``The hull is tilted and is flooded.
US Justice Department sues Google for antitrust violations
The U.S. Department of Justice has sued Google for violating Japan's antitrust law, accusing it of impeding competition in the Internet advertising market through anticompetitive acquisitions. It is asking to separate part of the Internet advertising business, and depending on the outcome of the trial, it is likely that the foundation of Google's business model will be shaken.