Mitsubishi Heavy Industries to withdraw from domestic jet aircraft "SpaceJet" business
It turns out that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has decided to withdraw from the business of Japan's first jet airliner, also known as the "Hinomaru Jet". Although we invested a large amount of development costs, we withdrew from the business without any prospect of commercialization.
LDP Secretary-General Motegi
LDP Secretary-General Motegi said that the so-called ``N-divided-N-square method'', which has been called for as a countermeasure against the declining birthrate, is ``one reference example of countermeasures.'' showed.
Party member who insisted on ``election of party leader'' to elect communist chairman expulsion
The Communist Party attacked a former party official who argued that the chairman of the Communist Party should be elected by a vote of all party members, violating the statute by distorting the facts as if the party did not allow any objection. As such, I was expelled.
A woman with a disability Falls on the platform of JR Kamakura Station Heavy body in contact with a train
On the afternoon of the 6th, on the platform of JR Kamakura Station in Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture, a woman in her 50s who had a disability fell into contact with a train and became unconscious. No platform doors have been installed, and the police are investigating the situation at the time.
[Balloon shoot-down] What is the treatment of balloons under international law?
China's foreign ministry has made a solemn complaint to the US embassy in Beijing about the shooting down of a Chinese balloon that was crossing the US mainland by US fighter jets off the coast of South Carolina. announced. According to the Ministry of Defense, balloons are classified as aircraft under international law, and intruding into the airspace of another country violates international law and constitutes an infringement. In the past, military and civilian aircraft have entered the territorial airspace of other countries, raising tensions not only in the countries concerned but also in the international community as a whole.
Biomass power plant in Omaezaki, Shizuoka Five collapsed workers transported, one in critical condition
On the evening of the 6th, a worker who was welding at a biomass power plant under construction in Omaezaki City, Shizuoka Prefecture collapsed. It means that it is a heavy body.
World's first system to monitor vaccine history to prevent neonatal deaths in developing countries
In developing countries such as Africa, many newborns die because they cannot receive adequate medical care. NEC and Nagasaki University have developed the world's first management system that utilizes biometric authentication, aiming for full-scale introduction within the year, in order to facilitate vaccination, which is an issue.
“Equal” capital relationship with Nissan Renault Background to the agreement?
"Nissan Motor" and "Renault" formally agreed to a new partnership, such as reviewing the investment ratio to an equal position. Why did you come to review the capital relationship now? Let us look back on the history of the partnership between the two companies.
Yamato Transport courier service fare to increase by about 10% on average from April 3
Yamato Transport Co., Ltd., a major home delivery company, announced that it will raise the fare of its home delivery service by about 10% from April 3. Sagawa Express has already announced a price increase, and against the backdrop of the serious labor shortage in the logistics industry, there is a growing movement to secure human resources and improve treatment.
Wide-area robbery Trial for another case of two suspects Cancellation decision Not shown on 6th
In connection with a series of wide-area robberies across the country, Japan has requested the Philippine government to extradite the four suspects, Yuki Watanabe and Tomonobu Kojima, in another case. In an interview with NHK, the person revealed that he would not make a decision on whether to terminate the trial on the 6th. It is unclear whether the four people will be repatriated at the same time, as the court's decision is expected to be shown after the 7th.
Hijacking someone else's account Buying goods Arrested Chinese vocational school student
The police arrested a Chinese vocational school student on suspicion of fraud, etc., saying that he hijacked another person's account of the smartphone payment service "Merpay" and illegally purchased products. The police are investigating in detail that it seems that they repeatedly logged in illegally with IDs and passwords stolen by "phishing scams".
Nissan-Renault formally agrees on a new partnership on an equal footing
Nissan Motor and Renault passed resolutions at their respective boards of directors regarding new partnerships, including reassessing the investment ratios of the two companies on an equal footing, and formally agreed to a series of negotiations. The relationship between the two companies will move to a new stage, including Nissan's investment in a new EV company to be established by Renault and collaboration in India and Latin America.
Takahiro Yokomichi, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, dies at 82
Takahiro Yokomichi, who served as the speaker of the House of Representatives and the governor of Hokkaido, passed away due to illness on the 2nd of this month. he was 82 years old.
Calbee also raises prices 84 items such as potato chips Sequentially from June
Calbee, a major confectionery maker, has announced that it will raise the price of some products such as its main snacks from June this year. Of these, potato chips will be the third price increase since last year.
Sumire Nakamura, 3rd Dan, Go, first women's title, youngest record 13 years and 11 months
Sumire Nakamura (13), a 3rd-dan Go player, won one of the women's title matches, the "Women's Kiseisen," and won her first title. Nakamura 3-Dan is currently ``13 years and 11 months old'', breaking the record for the youngest woman to win the women's title, which was ``15 years and 9 months'', for the first time in about 9 years.
Kawasaki high school student stabbing incident Interview with acquaintance teenage boy
Investigators say police are listening to a teenage boy who was acquainted with the high school student who was stabbed with a knife on the street in Kawasaki's Aso Ward on his way to school. I found out from the interview. Police are investigating the details.
Prime Minister Kishida ``I apologize for making you feel uncomfortable'' in the dismissal of the secretary for remarks on same-sex marriage
Regarding the dismissal of the prime minister's secretary for discriminatory remarks about same-sex marriage, Prime Minister Kishida said at the government and ruling party liaison conference, "It is regrettable that the public has been misunderstood. I apologize to all of you," he apologized.
Balloon shot down Chinese foreign ministry vice minister makes solemn request to US embassy in Beijing
China's foreign ministry has announced that Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng has lodged a solemn complaint with the US Embassy in Beijing about the shooting down of a Chinese balloon by US forces.
Osaka Kishiwada Factory reports that multiple people are in heavy condition or `` sandwiched between iron plates ''
According to the fire department, at around 11:50 am on the 6th, at a factory in Rinkaicho, Kishiwada City, Osaka, there was a report that "several people were caught in a 3-ton steel plate." Seven people were injured, and there is information that several of them are unconscious and in critical condition. The site is a factory area about 1.8 km northwest of Izumi Omiya Station on the Nankai Electric Railway.
Same-sex marriage remarks by former prime minister's secretary Chief Cabinet Secretary ``It is incompatible with government policy''
Regarding the dismissal of the prime minister's secretary for discriminatory remarks about same-sex marriage, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno told the House of Representatives Budget Committee, "It is outrageous and regrettable that the remarks could be perceived as unfair discrimination." He stressed that it is inconsistent with government policy.
President Zelensky ``Russian military will strengthen offensive in 1 year of invasion'' and wariness
Russian forces are fighting hard to seize Ukrainian strongholds in the eastern Donetsk region. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has warned that the Russian military is stepping up its offensive as this month marks the first anniversary of the invasion.
Magnitude 7.8 earthquake in Turkey no tsunami threat
According to the USGS = American Geological Survey, there was an earthquake centered in the southern part of Turkey around 10:17 am Japan time. The depth of the epicenter is estimated to be 17.9 kilometers, and the magnitude, which indicates the scale of the earthquake, is estimated to be 7.8. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, there is no concern about a tsunami caused by this earthquake.
Kawasaki Asao Ward Reported that a high school student was stabbed on the street
Before 8:30 am on the 6th, fire departments received a report that a high school student was stabbed on the street in Aso Ward, Kawasaki City, and the police are investigating the details as an injury case.
Masanori Takumi's album "SAKURA" won the US "Grammy Awards"
The Grammy Awards, which are considered the highest honor in the American music world, were announced on the 5th, and Masanori Takumi's album "SAKURA" was selected as the "Best Global Music Album Award".
Ehime off Imabari Cargo ship sinking accident One person found dead on board Is it a crew member?
On the 2nd of this month, one person was found dead inside the sunken cargo ship in an accident in which two cargo ships collided near the Kurushima Strait off the coast of Imabari City, Ehime Prefecture and one ship sank. Two crew members are missing in this accident, and the Japan Coast Guard is proceeding with identification as one of them was found.
Iran “pardons tens of thousands of people, including those detained in protests over scarves”
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has announced amnesty for tens of thousands of people, including those detained during protests over women's scarves. However, it is not clear how many demonstrators will actually be targeted.
Ski Jumping Men's World Cup Round 20 Ryoyu Kobayashi 2nd Place 4th podium of the season
The 20th round of the ski jumping men's World Cup was held in Germany on the 5th, and Japanese ace Ryoyu Kobayashi finished 2nd, reaching the podium for the 4th time this season.
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on the 6th)
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 6th (Japan time), including the situation of the fighting 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.)
Movement to reduce electricity bills Widespread use of electric vehicles as storage batteries
As the rise in electricity bills becomes a burden on companies and households, there is a growing movement to reduce electricity bills by using EVs (electric vehicles) as storage batteries.
Government considers legal development for installation of offshore wind power generation facility in EEZ
Toward the realization of a decarbonized society, the government has decided to consider legal development to enable the installation of offshore wind power generation facilities in Japan's EEZ (Exclusive Economic Zone).
Missile landed in eastern Kharkiv “Russian military may launch large-scale attack in February”
Russian forces have continued their heavy offensive to seize Ukrainian strongholds in the eastern Donetsk region. Ukrainian Defense Minister Reznikov has stressed that the Russian military will launch a large-scale attack in February and will fight back.
Wide area robbery 2 suspects will be adjusted for repatriation to Japan tomorrow, possibility of 4 people
The two governments will repatriate at least two of the four Japanese nationals detained in immigration facilities in the Philippines on suspicion of giving instructions in a series of wide-area robberies across the country on the 7th. I learned from interviews with investigators that they are adjusting in the direction. There is still a possibility that all four people will be together, and the Metropolitan Police Department, which has an arrest warrant for another special fraud case, will dispatch an investigator to the Philippines on the 6th for transfer.
Fukushima Iwaki Elderly woman murder around noon Victim on security camera
On the 3rd of this month, an elderly woman who lived alone was found murdered in a house in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture. A police interview revealed that it was captured on a security camera. Police believe he was murdered within hours of being found dead and are investigating the details.