About 1.5m in diameter on the coast "Mysterious metal sphere" Hamamatsu, Shizuoka
Police received a report that there was something like a mine on the coast of Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, and an explosive ordnance disposal team was dispatched. According to the police, what was found was a metal sphere with a diameter of about 1.5 meters, and it was confirmed that the inside was hollow and there was no danger of explosion. We still don't know what the sphere is.
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A-bomb survivors' groups and other groups demand withdrawal of materials for Barefoot Gen
On the 21st, a group made up of A-bomb survivors and others in the city of Hiroshima decided to stop posting the manga Barefoot Gen, which is used by the Hiroshima City Board of Education for peace education, and change it to something else. I went to the ward office and asked them to withdraw.
Supreme Court denies permission for Constitutional Guard rally in front of city hall ``does not violate constitution''
Six years ago, when a group of pro-Constitutional citizens tried to hold a rally in the plaza in front of Kanazawa City Hall, the fact that the city did not allow them to use the plaza was considered a violation of the "freedom of assembly" guaranteed by the constitution. In a contested court decision, the Supreme Court dismissed the citizen group's appeal, ruling that it did not violate the Constitution.
``Cultured foie gras'' made from duck cells tasted for the first time
A company that develops `` cultured foie gras '' created from duck cells using cell culture technology released the state of tasting to check the taste etc. for the first time on the 21st.
"Flying Car" Operators Announced for Expo '70 in Osaka, Kansai
At the Expo '70 in Osaka, Kansai the year after next, the commercial operation of "flying cars" is being aimed at. rice field.
Emergency instruction to Kansai Electric Power due to unauthorized viewing of customer information Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
On the evening of the 21st, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry called Kansai Electric Power President Nozomu Mori and issued an emergency order to comply with the law, due to the problem that Kansai Electric Power employees illegally browsed the customer information of competitors owned by a subsidiary. rice field.
Four men break into the Itabashi office in Tokyo, steal about 9 million yen in cash and run away
On the afternoon of the 21st, a group of four men broke into a business office in Itabashi-ku, Tokyo, sprayed a woman in the room with liquid, took about 9 million yen in cash and escaped. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the whereabouts of the group of four as a robbery case.
Woman dies in Yokohama car Arrested husband ``Trouble after drinking together''
On the 19th, a 26-year-old woman in Aikawa-cho, Kanagawa Prefecture was found dead in her car, and her husband was arrested on suspicion of causing injury. I found out that he made a statement to the effect that he was in trouble. Police are investigating the details of the incident.
President Putin's annual State of the Union address on the night of the 21st, the first since the start of the military invasion
Russian President Putin will give his first annual State of the Union address since the start of the invasion of Ukraine on the night of the 21st, Japan time. The focus is on how he will position the war situation in Ukraine ahead of the one-year anniversary of the start of the invasion, and what he will say about the turbulent domestic situation regarding the mobilization of reserves.
Tokyo mandates solar panels for newly built houses "economic effect of 200 billion yen or more"
To reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has set up a special fund for the economic effect of making it mandatory to install solar panels on newly built houses. I clarified the trial calculation that it will be.
``Don't add fuel to the fire'' China's foreign minister warns Europe and the United States after one year of invasion of Ukraine
China's Foreign Minister Qin Gang said, ``I ask the countries concerned to stop pouring oil on the fire,'' regarding the situation in Ukraine, which will soon be one year after the start of Russia's military invasion. .
Start recruiting tours to the stratosphere on a hot air balloon Price around 24 million yen per person
Recruitment of travel tours to the stratosphere at an altitude of 25,000 meters on a balloon began on the 21st. The price is assumed to be about 24 million yen per person, and we aim to implement it after December this year.
High temperatures nationwide from March to May, severe heat in summer Japan Meteorological Agency long-term forecast
The Japan Meteorological Agency announced the long-term forecast for next month and beyond. Temperatures will rise nationwide for the next three months, and summer temperatures from June to August are expected to be at or above normal, and the heat is likely to be severe.
Murakami home run from WBC training camp Darvish to the back screen
WBC = At the training camp of the Japanese national baseball team for the World Baseball Classic, pitcher Yu Darvish of the Major League Padres pitches against a batter for the first time, and Yakult's Munetaka Murakami hits a home run. There was also, but I showed off a powerful pitch.
One Year Before the Military Invasion: A Photo Exhibition Conveying the Current Situation in Ukraine Komae, Tokyo
A photo exhibition is being held in Komae, Tokyo, showing the harsh reality of Ukraine, where Russia continues to invade the country, including residents who have evacuated.
Long-term interest rate temporarily exceeds 0.505%, exceeding the upper limit of fluctuation range of 0.5% for the first time in about a month
In the bond market on the 21st, long-term interest rates temporarily rose to 0.505% due to an increase in selling orders for government bonds, surpassing the 0.5% limit set by the Bank of Japan for the first time in about a month. Speculation that the Bank of Japan will revise its current monetary easing measures under the new governor is increasing pressure on interest rates in the market.
Mother arrested for death of 2-year-old son Suspected of causing injury Kanagawa Fujisawa
A 27-year-old mother from Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture, was arrested on suspicion of causing death by assaulting her 2-year-old son at home. In response to her investigation, he stated that he was "not convinced" and denied her charges.
Atsuya Furuta to go to Diamondbacks camp as temporary coach
Mr. Atsuya Furuta, who was active in professional baseball and Yakult, was invited to be a temporary coach of the major league Diamondbacks and participated in a training camp in Arizona.
Tokyo High Court rejects ``dual nationality'' judgment following the first trial
The Tokyo High Court has filed a lawsuit following the first trial, claiming that it is unconstitutional that people who have acquired foreign nationality but lost Japanese nationality are not allowed to have dual nationality under the provisions of the Japanese Nationality Law. and refused to accept dual citizenship.
Foreign Minister Calls for Support for Resolution Calling for Peace at United Nations Meeting One Year After Invasion
Foreign Minister Hayashi announced that he will attend a UN meeting to coincide with the one year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. It calls on all countries to vote in favor of a peace resolution proposed by Ukraine and co-sponsored by Japan and others.
[Details] Why is President Biden going to Ukraine now? Behind the scenes
President Biden of the United States, who visited Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, without prior notice one year after the start of the military invasion by Russia, left Ukraine on the 21st of Japan time and arrived in neighboring Poland. During his visit, he is expected to meet with Polish President Duda and others to confirm solidarity with allies and emphasize continued support for Ukraine. These details came to light after President Biden left Ukraine.
Three pandas in Wakayama Shirahama Town Last viewing before returning to China tomorrow
At a theme park in Shirahama, Wakayama Prefecture, many fans have been visiting since the morning to bid farewell to the three giant pandas that will be returned to China on the 22nd.
President Biden arrives in neighboring Poland after surprise visit to Ukraine
President Biden of the United States, who visited Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, without prior notice one year after the start of the military invasion by Russia, left Ukraine on the 21st of Japan time and arrived in neighboring Poland. During his visit, he is expected to meet with Polish President Duda and others to confirm solidarity with allies and emphasize continued support for Ukraine.
Suspected possession of "crossbow" without permission
A 51-year-old office worker in Tokyo was sent to prosecutors on suspicion of violating the Swords and Firearms Act for possessing a Western-style bow called a "crossbow" without permission. Due to the revision of the law last year, the possession of crossbows was subject to a permit system in the same way as hunting guns.
Judgment of Senator Gersey ``Apologize at the floor'' of the House of Councilors Disciplinary Committee, the third heaviest
The Disciplinary Committee of the House of Councilors unanimously decided that the NHK Party's House of Councilors member Garthy, who continues to be absent from the Diet, should be given the third heaviest of the four punishments, ``apology at the floor''. It is expected that it will be officially decided at the plenary session on the 22nd and will be conveyed to the person himself.
Shohei Otani Practice batting in combat format at the camp Sharp hits that hit
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Ohtani practiced batting for the first time at a training camp and delivered a sharp hit.
A man was hit on the head with a stick and died Finding a man who escaped Yokohama
On the night of the 20th, a man was hit on the head with a stick on a sidewalk in Yokohama and died, and police are pursuing the whereabouts of the man who hit him and confirming the identity of the man who died.
Myanmar Army Chairman of the Japan Myanmar Association etc. Commendation Claiming intimate relationship
The head of the military, which holds real power in Myanmar, commended the presidents of the Japan Myanmar Association for their contribution to the friendship with Myanmar. It seems that the military wants to appeal its close relationship with Japan through the awards, amidst the deepening isolation from the international community.
Crime gang members and real estate company employees suspected of attempted fraud Misuse of vacant room information
Investigators say that two gang members were arrested for trying to defraud an elderly man in Tokyo of several million yen by making a false phone call saying, ``If you don't pay cash, you'll be on trial.'' I understood from the interview. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating that the two were defrauding the money by the same trick, as they were trying to send the cash to an empty room in Tokyo.
Village mayoral election with a difference of 11 votes or fraudulent voting or 6 people sent to document prosecution Yamanashi Michimura
In the July 2018 village mayoral election, which had a margin of only 11 votes, the police accused six people of violating the Public Offices Election Law on the 21st, even though they did not live in the village. I learned from interviews with investigative officials that the policy is to send documents to the prosecutor on suspicion of .
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on the 21st)
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 21st (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.)
UN Security Council Urgent meeting at the request of Japan, etc. North Korea ballistic missile launch
An emergency meeting was held at the United Nations Security Council in response to North Korea's ballistic missile launch. The Security Council has failed to show a unified stance.
New Moldovan Prime Minister Wants to Withdraw Russian Troops, Russia Warns
In Ukraine's neighbor Moldova, the newly elected prime minister has emphasized his intention to seek the withdrawal of Russian troops still stationed in the country. In response, the Russian president's office warned that relations with Moldova are strained, deepening the conflict between the two countries.
US President Unannounced Visit to Ukraine Meets with President Zelensky
President Biden of the United States visited Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, where Russia's military invasion continues, without prior notice and met with President Zelensky. It is a form that emphasizes the unwavering support of the United States before one year from the start of the invasion.
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New earthquake in southern Turkey estimated to be M6.4 M5.8 earthquake observed in a few minutes
More than 47,000 people have been confirmed dead so far in the devastating earthquake that struck near the Syrian border in southern Turkey on the 6th of this month. In the affected areas, while many people continue to live in evacuation shelters, a new earthquake with a magnitude of 6.4 occurred in the early hours of the 21st (Japan time), raising concerns about further damage.
Ueno Zoo's panda 'Shang Xiang' returned to China today
The panda "Shang Shan" at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo's Taito Ward will be returned to China on the 21st.
80% of Ukrainian citizens answered that they have physical and mental disorders NHK awareness survey
In conjunction with the one-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, NHK conducted a public awareness survey in collaboration with a Ukrainian research agency. As a result, about 80% answered that they had physical and mental problems, indicating that the prolonged military invasion had a great impact on people's minds and bodies. As for the role that Japan, as a country, should play, it became clear that the most common request was for "reconstruction assistance."