US GDP annual rate from October to December last year +2.9%, positive for two consecutive quarters
The GDP of the United States from October to December 2022 = Gross Domestic Product was announced, and the growth rate compared to the previous three months was an annualized increase of 2.9%, marking the second consecutive quarter of positive growth. . The US economy has been confirmed to be solid even though the Federal Reserve Board continues to raise interest rates.
Izu Islands `` Bayonnaise Rocks '' Seawater Discoloration Possibility of Submarine Eruption in the Future
On the 26th, observations conducted by the Japan Coast Guard confirmed that the color of seawater has changed at the "Bayonnaise Rocks", a submarine volcano in the Izu Islands. The Japan Meteorological Agency has issued an eruption warning for the surrounding sea area, saying that a submarine eruption may occur in the future, and is calling for vigilance to ships sailing in the vicinity.
Shinmeishin partially lifted the road closure From Kameyama JCT to Koka Tsuchiyama IC outbound line
Central Nippon Expressway is between Kameyama Junction and Koka Tsuchiyama Interchange in Mie Prefecture, including part of the section where a large number of cars were stuck among the sections that were closed from the early morning of the 25th due to heavy snow on the Shin-Meishin Expressway. The outbound line was closed to traffic at 8:40 p.m.
House of Representatives Questions Day 2 Controversy Over Defense Tax Increase, Wage Increase
In the Diet, the second day's representative questions were held at the plenary session of the House of Representatives, and debates were exchanged over the government's tax increase policy in conjunction with the increase in defense spending and efforts to realize wage increases.
Parents of Nootvar, the first Japanese player to represent Japan in the WBC, expect success
Cardinals player Lars Nootvar, born to an American father and a Japanese mother, was selected as the first Japanese player to represent Japan in the WBC. Her mother, Kumiko Nutvar, who lives in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California, and her father, Charlie, shared their joy in an interview with NHK.
What is the cause?
Many cars were stuck on the Shin-Meishin Expressway due to heavy snow. More than a day after the road closure, it was finally lifted. What was going on at the scene at the time? What is the cause?
There is a risk of heavy snow again tomorrow in the center of the Sea of Japan, and the Pacific side is also expected to snow
Since the winter-type pressure pattern will strengthen again, there is a risk of heavy snowfall again on the 27th, centered on the Sea of Japan side of northern Japan and western Japan, and it is expected that it will snow and accumulate in places on the Pacific side of eastern Japan and western Japan. Severe cold weather is expected to continue, so please pay close attention to the impact of heavy snowfall and snow accumulation on traffic.
Prime Minister's eldest son ``Official car tourism'' report Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Thinking of checking car operation
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Isozaki acknowledged that it was reported that Secretary Kishida's eldest son, Shotaro, who accompanied Prime Minister Kishida on a tour of Europe and the United States, went sightseeing in an official car. Once again, he clarified the idea of checking the operational status of the car.
In a series of robberies, the chief of the National Police Agency "It is important to clarify and expose the mastermind"
Regarding the string of robberies that have sprung up all over the country, National Police Agency Commissioner Yasuhiro Tsuyuki said at a press conference on the 26th, ``The damage has been so serious that the victims have died. However, there are some that have not been arrested, so it is important to clarify and expose the mastermind."
Rakuten Group to enter full-scale mobile phone service for corporations
The Rakuten Group, which has been experiencing severe business results due to heavy investment in the mobile phone business, has announced plans to fully enter corporate services from the 30th of this month.
[Expert Q&A] How will the supply of tanks to Ukraine affect the future war situation?
As next month marks one year since Russia's military invasion of Ukraine, Western countries such as the United States and Germany are starting to consider providing tanks to Ukraine. Why donate? What will be the impact on the future war situation? We asked an expert.
Mother of a junior high school girl who died from bullying sued internet contributor for compensation
A junior high school girl was found dead in a snow-covered park in Asahikawa, Hokkaido the year before. has filed a lawsuit seeking damages.
All-Japan table tennis championship mixed doubles Harimoto, Hayata pair win the second straight victory
The mixed doubles final of the All Japan Table Tennis Championships was held on the 26th, and the pair of Tomokazu Harimoto and Hina Hayata won the tournament for the second straight time.
Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor Corporation, to be Chairman; Tsuneharu Sato to succeed Executive Officer
Toyota Motor Corporation has announced that President Akio Toyoda will assume the role of chairman with representative rights effective April 1.
Stuck in heavy snow JR West president apologizes "great inconvenience deep apology"
About 7,000 passengers were temporarily trapped in trains on the JR Kyoto Line and Biwako Line due to the effects of heavy snow. At the press conference, he said, "From the 24th to the 25th, we caused serious operational trouble, and we deeply apologize for the inconvenience caused by suspending the operation for a long time due to the snow. We also apologize for the long stop. I apologize for having you wait at the station or in the train for a long time, and for the fact that there are people who are unwell."
Life imprisonment sentenced to specific danger designated gangster Kudokai No. 3 Fukuoka District Court
The number three member of the Kudo-kai gang, who was accused of violating the Act on Punishment of Organized Crime and other crimes for being involved in six attacks on citizens in Kitakyushu and Fukuoka from 2012 to 2014. The Fukuoka District Court sentenced the defendant to life imprisonment as requested by the prosecution.
WBC Japan national team players announced [Breaking news] Manager Kuriyama holds a press conference 14:00-
The members of the Japanese baseball team for the WBC = World Baseball Classic, which will open in March this year, will be announced on the 26th. We will keep you updated on the press conference of Director Kuriyama, which will be held in Tokyo from 2:00 pm. Twelve players have already been announced for the WBC Japan national team this month, including Major League Baseball Angel Shohei Otani and Yakult Murakami Munetaka, and 18 new players will be announced this time.
Justin Bieber sells copyrights of 291 songs for about 26 billion yen
Justin Bieber, a popular singer from Canada, sold the copyright of 291 of his songs released by the end of 2021 to a British company for more than 200 million dollars, or about 26 billion yen in Japanese yen. I understand.
Keio Inokashira Line Suspended driving for about 2.5 hours Impact on 24,000 students including students
On the morning of the 26th, at Fujimigaoka Station in Suginami Ward, Tokyo, the Keio Inokashira Line broke down in the track switching part and stopped driving for about two and a half hours on the up and down lines between Fujimigaoka Station and Kichijoji Station, but at 11:00 am. I started driving again.
Kaito Oda advances to the final Tennis Australian Open Wheelchair Division Men's Singles
The semi-finals of the men's singles wheelchair division of the Australian Open, one of the four major tennis tournaments, were held, and 16-year-old Kaito Oda beat the world's second-ranked Argentinian to advance to the finals for the first time in the four majors. decided.
Core member of the investment group Seized for nonpayment of income tax of 2.4 billion yen
A core member of an investment group who was found guilty of soliciting investments without being registered with the government on the grounds that ``you can get a large amount of dividends if you invest in crypto assets.'' Interviews with people involved revealed that the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau had seized approximately 200 million yen, including cash that had been seized by the Metropolitan Police Department during the investigation stage. Most of the income is believed to come from the activities of the investment group, and if the Tokyo Regional Taxation Bureau can confirm the existence of assets for the remaining 2 billion yen including additional taxes, it is expected that procedures such as seizure will be carried out. .
Bank of Japan policy meeting “Continue easing” “Confirm interest rate risk with exit strategy”
The Bank of Japan has released the "Main Opinions" of its Monetary Policy Meeting held this month. At the meeting, while there were many opinions that it is important to continue monetary easing in order to support the economy, it is necessary to confirm the risk of interest rate rises in the case of the so-called "exit strategy" to reduce monetary easing. was also pointed out.
Western countries move to provide tanks to Ukraine, Russia protests
In response to the announcement that the United States and Germany will provide Ukraine with main battle tanks such as the German-made tank "Leopard 2", Western countries are beginning to consider providing tanks to Ukraine.
Successful Launch of H2A Rocket with Information Gathering Satellite Tanegashima Space Center
On the morning of the 26th, the H2A rocket No. 46 carrying the government's information gathering satellite was launched from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture. The satellite was put into the planned orbit and the launch was successful.
A series of robberies 7 people arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department "Luffy" instructions from the Philippines?
Among the series of robberies that have occurred one after another all over the country, the Metropolitan Police Department arrested a group of seven people last year in a robbery injury case in which a safe containing more than 30 million yen in cash was stolen from a house in Inagi City, Tokyo. was learned from interviews with investigators. There is a suspicion that a person named "Luffy" who is believed to be staying in the Philippines gathered members through the SNS "dark part-time job" and gave instructions, and the Metropolitan Police Department has reported that some members of this group have been involved in robbery cases in various places. It is a policy to clarify the actual situation assuming that it is related to the group that caused the incident.
Keio Inokashira Line resumes operation
The Keio Inokashira Line was suspended on the inbound and outbound lines between Fujimigaoka Station and Kichijoji Station, but it resumed operation after 11:00 am.
JR Tokaido Line Tokyo - Atami Inbound and Outbound Line Operation Suspended
Due to a fatal accident at Hiratsuka Station in Hiratsuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture, the JR Tokaido Line has suspended operation on the up and down lines between Tokyo Station and Atami Station in Shizuoka Prefecture. According to JR East, operation is expected to resume around 11:40.
Booster inoculation effective against Omicron strain XBB lineage mutant virus U.S. CDC analysis
The US CDC = Center for Disease Control on the 25th has a certain effect in preventing the onset of the latest vaccine against the XBB lineage mutant virus, including the Omicron strain "XBB.1.5", whose infection is rapidly expanding. announced the results of the analysis.
NASA to develop nuclear propulsion rocket engine for manned flight to Mars
NASA = National Aeronautics and Space Administration jointly with DARPA, a research institute of the United States Department of Defense, to develop a "nuclear propulsion rocket engine" that uses heat generated in a small nuclear reactor for future manned flights to Mars, 2027 It has been announced that a demonstration test will be conducted in 2018.
Historic center of Odesa in southern Ukraine to be registered as a World Heritage Site
The World Heritage Committee of UNESCO = United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization decided on the 25th to register the historic center of Odesa in southern Ukraine as a World Heritage Site.
2 dead, 7 injured after man attacks passengers on train in northern Germany
A man attacked several passengers on a train in northern Germany, killing two and injuring seven. The man has already been detained, and the police are investigating the background of the incident, such as the motive.
Keio Inokashira Line between Fujimigaoka and Kichijoji Suspension of operation
The Keio Inokashira Line has stopped operating on the up and down lines between Fujimigaoka Station and Kichijoji Station around 8:00 am due to an emergency point inspection at Fujimigaoka Station.
JR Chuo Line Rapid Service between Tokyo and Takao Suspension of operation Impact of traffic signal failure
According to JR East, the JR Chuo Line rapid train has been suspended on the up and down lines between Tokyo Station and Takao Station due to a signal failure between Toyota Station and Hachioji Station. It is expected to resume operation around 9:30 am.
Train stuck in heavy snow Passenger confinement JR West to a series of response verification
Due to heavy snowfall, trains on the JR Kyoto Line and Biwako Line got stuck and many passengers were trapped inside the trains. After verification, we will consider reviewing the operation.
Shin-Meishin Expressway Stuck on the outbound line has not been resolved and snow removal work is in a hurry
A large number of cars stuck in a section of the outbound line of the Shin-Meishin Expressway heading from Mie Prefecture to Shiga Prefecture is behind schedule due to the effects of new snowfall, but the cars are starting to flow and the Central Nippon Expressway Then, we are rushing to remove the snow at the site with the aim of relieving it by the morning of the 26th.
Germany announces tank supply to Ukraine Russia strongly opposes
The German government announced that it would provide Ukraine with a German-made tank "Leopard 2", and also indicated a policy to allow countries that have tanks to provide it to Ukraine. Russia strongly opposes continued military aggression against Ukraine.
U.S. to provide 31 Abrams main battle tanks to Ukraine
U.S. President Biden has announced that he will provide U.S. main battle tanks "Abrams" as military aid to Ukraine, which continues to be invaded by Russia.
Beware of severe cold nationwide, snow cover, frozen road surfaces, frozen water pipes, etc.
Due to the strong cold air in the sky, snow continued to fall mainly in northern Japan and the Sea of Japan side of eastern Japan, and on the morning of the 26th, the temperature was severely below freezing nationwide. It is necessary to continue to pay close attention to the impact on traffic due to snow accumulation and frozen road surfaces, as well as the freezing of water pipes.
The Bank of Yokohama makes final adjustments to acquire Kanagawa Bank and make it a wholly owned subsidiary
It turned out that "Bank of Yokohama" has entered the final adjustment in the direction of acquiring "Kanagawa Bank", which has its head office in the same Kanagawa prefecture, and making it a wholly owned subsidiary. If realized, regional banks in Kanagawa Prefecture will be consolidated into one group.