[Breaking news] No worries about a tsunami with a seismic intensity of less than 5 in Shibetsu Town, Nemuro City, Hokkaido
At around 10:27 pm, there was an earthquake with a seismic intensity of lower 5 observed in Hokkaido. There is no tsunami from this earthquake.
Former Mainichi Shimbun reporter Takichi Nishiyama dies
Takichi Nishiyama, a former Mainichi Shimbun political journalist who reported on the existence of a secret pact between Japan and the United States over the reversion of Okinawa and was convicted of illegally obtaining confidential documents, continued to pursue the issue on the 24th. He died at a nursing home in Kitakyushu City due to heart failure. he was 91 years old.
Belarusian President Lukashenko to visit China, hold summit with Xi
China's foreign ministry announced on the 25th that Belarusian President Lukashenko, who has ties with Russia, will make an official visit to China from the 28th of this month to the 2nd of next month. Invited by President Xi Jinping. Regarding this, the Belarusian President's Office announced on the 25th that the summit meeting would "focus on responding to pressing issues in the international situation" in addition to strengthening economic cooperation between the two countries. It is expected that both parties will confirm their positions on the situation.
Psychiatric hospital where nurse was arrested Consultation from family of 7 new patients
A nurse was arrested on suspicion of assaulting an inpatient at a psychiatric hospital in Hachioji, Tokyo. I understand that a lawyer has been consulted. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government is investigating whether there were any inappropriate acts, including assault.
Operation suspended on the Tokaido Shinkansen Shin-Yokohama - Atami upper and lower lines
The Tokaido Shinkansen has stopped operating on the upper and lower lines of Shin-Yokohama Station and Atami Station from around 6:50 pm because a person entered the track at Odawara Station in Kanagawa Prefecture.
WBC Japan National Team wins Softbank in first actual match, Aki Sasaki starts
The Japan national team's first send-off match for the WBC = World Baseball Classic was held in Miyazaki City on the 25th, and the Japanese national team won 8-4 against Softbank.
Prime Minister Kishida ``Unified local elections in April, House of Representatives by-elections, etc. will have a major impact on the political situation''
At a meeting of the Liberal Democratic Party, Prime Minister Kishida pointed out that the by-election of the House of Representatives to be held in April was an important election that could have a major impact on the future political situation, and called on the leaders of local organizations to unite. .
Sara Takanashi injured in a fall Nordic Ski World Championship group withdrawal
Jumping ace Sara Takanashi, who is participating in the Nordic skiing world championships held in Slovenia, fell during official practice and was injured, so she will be absent from the women's group on the 25th. I was.
Snow hot air balloon event "Ojiya Balloon Rebellion" held for the first time in 4 years Niigata Ojiya
An event where colorful hot air balloons soar from the snowfield was held in Ojiya City, Niigata Prefecture for the first time in four years on the 25th.
Shizuoka Numazu Female body abandonment suspect ``Trouble due to affair breakup story''
A 31-year-old office worker who was arrested on suspicion of abandoning the body of a 33-year-old woman at his home in Numazu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, admitted to the investigation that he was also involved in the murder, and said, ``I got in trouble over the affair breakup story. It was found in an interview with investigative officials that he had stated that
Miyazaki: Candidates struggling to secure lodging overlap with WBC Japan national team send-off match
While the schedule for the first semester of the secondary exams for national and public universities has begun, at Miyazaki University in Miyazaki City, the schedule overlapped with the send-off match for the WBC = World Baseball Classic Japan National Team. There was some concern about securing accommodations for the students preparing for the exam, but it seems that major confusion was avoided thanks to early efforts by the university. However, there are some students who have trouble finding accommodation nearby.
Olympic rigging case Dentsu advice to emphasize order results in bidding selection?
In a bid-rigging case involving the operation of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the major advertising company Dentsu, which received the order, was involved in the formulation of the bidding selection method. Interviews with people involved revealed that there was a suspicion that he was giving advice. The special investigation department of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office is believed to be working together to distort the fairness of the bidding process, and is investigating the situation.
Nankai Trough Earthquake: Experts Estimate Nationwide Temporary Housing Shortage of More Than 3 Million People
Experts estimate that if a Nankai Trough earthquake strikes, there will be a significant shortage of temporary housing that can be provided to people who have lost their homes, and in the worst case, more than 3 million people may not be able to find their next home. I understand new. Experts are calling for urgent countermeasures, saying, ``The situation can be greatly improved if earthquake countermeasures are taken in houses.''
President Biden “China Proposed Dialogue and Ceasefire Only Benefits Russia”
US President Biden said in an interview with ABC TV that the document released by China calling for dialogue and a ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine "does not appear to benefit anyone but Russia" and is not worthy of consideration. showed an idea.
U.S. IT giant Meta to release interactive AI for research Accelerates development competition
Meta, a major American IT company, has announced that it will release AI (artificial intelligence), which can interact with users, create sentences, and summarize materials, for research at universities and companies. Competition among major American IT giants is accelerating, with Microsoft and Google stepping up development of interactive AI technology.
Syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease, surges Next month to set up a free test site Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Due to the rapid increase in the number of people infected with syphilis, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government will set up a free test site in Tokyo next month and call on those who are worried to take the test.
Shogi "Oshosen" 5th round starts Fujii five crowns or Hanyu 9th dan
One of the eight major shogi titles, the 5th station of "Oshosen" has started in Shimane Prefecture. Attention will be paid to whether Sota Fujii, who has the title, five crowns (20) or the challenger, Yoshiharu Hanyu, 9th dan (52), will try to win the title.
President Biden "Don't need fighter jets for Ukraine at this time"
US President Biden, who continues to provide military support to Ukraine, said in an ABC TV interview that the fighter planes requested by President Zelensky are not necessary at this time, and emphasized that he has no plans to provide them at this time. bottom.
President Zelensky will also pay attention to the evaluation of China's ceasefire call document in the future
Ukrainian President Zelensky held a press conference on the 24th, one year after Russia's military invasion, and gave a certain evaluation to China's announcement of a document calling for dialogue and a ceasefire between Russia and Ukraine. So, he indicated that he would keep an eye on China's behavior in the future.
Olympic bid rigging case Dentsu Group president admits responsibility to criminal charges against 6 companies
The president of Dentsu Group, a major advertising company, was arbitrarily questioned by the special investigation department of the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office in a bid-rigging case involving the operation of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, and admitted responsibility as a corporation for its involvement in the bid-rigging. I found out by interviewing people. The Japan Fair Trade Commission is making final adjustments to file criminal charges against six companies, including Dentsu and Hakuhodo, on suspicion of violating the Antimonopoly Act.
Seibu Yamakawa Hodaka-"Ideal home run" aiming at the dream stage
“Right now, I have confidence.” Hodaka Yamakawa of Seibu, who was crowned home run king and RBI king last season. The reason why I got out of the slump for a while and gained confidence was the simple answer of "center return". And now, he is pursuing the "ideal home run" for the WBC, which he calls "the stage of his dreams." (Sports News Department Reporter Keisuke Jin)
Opposition policy against the new fiscal year's budget plan Judgment based on the intention of private labor unions
The Democratic Party for the People has decided to oppose the budget proposal for the new fiscal year. It seems that the decision was made based on the intentions of the private labor unions and others who support the party, with unified local elections scheduled for April.
Shohei Otani hits a car outside the stadium with an oversized hit during batting practice
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Ohtani practiced batting at a camp in Arizona and hit an oversized ball that hit a car parked in a parking lot outside the stadium.
U.S. New sanctions on Russia Export restrictions on Chinese companies that supported
The Biden administration in the United States has announced new sanctions against Russia and third-country organizations over the military invasion of Ukraine, including export restrictions on Chinese companies for their involvement in Russia's sanctions evasion. is included.
[Commentary] One year after the invasion of Ukraine Future prospects from an international political scientist
``Is there any possibility that this war will end within this year?'' The outlook for the military invasion by Russia, the impact on Japan in the past year, and what Japan should do in the future. Announcer Jiro Inoue asked Professor Hiroshi Nakanishi of the Graduate School of Kyoto University, who specializes in international politics and is familiar with the history of security. (The video is 6 minutes and 52 seconds. Not available on data broadcasting.)
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on the 25th)
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 in the situation in Ukraine on the 25th (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.)
Ukraine invasion 1 year UN Security Council ministerial level meeting severely criticizes Russia
On the 24th, one year after Russia's military invasion of Ukraine began, a ministerial-level meeting was held at the United Nations Security Council, stating that the military invasion of countries such as Europe, the United States, and Japan violated the United Nations Charter and international law. He once again severely criticized Russia. Russia responded by accusing Ukraine of exacerbating the situation by supplying weapons to Ukraine from the West.
Turkey and Syria earthquake kills more than 50,000 people in both countries
More than 50,000 people have been confirmed dead in the devastating earthquake that struck southern Turkey on the 6th of this month, including neighboring Syria. Under these circumstances, political bargaining for the presidential election, which was expected to be held in May, is intensifying in Turkey.
President Zelensky ``Thorough resistance'' Russian military announces the continuation of the operation
On the 24th, one year after the start of Russia's military invasion of Ukraine, the Russian military announced that the operation is continuing, entering the second year of the military invasion. In response, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky held a press conference in front of the media at home and abroad, stating that "victory is inevitable," and reaffirmed his determination to fight the Russian side thoroughly.
Electricity rate hike Government to rigorously review Is it difficult to raise prices from April?
Five of the 10 major electric power companies have applied to the national government for an electricity rate hike from April, but the government plans to conduct a strict review following the instructions of Prime Minister Kishida. It is difficult to raise prices from
Berlin International Film Festival "Suzume no Toshimari" Golden Bear Award
Germany's Berlin International Film Festival, one of the three major film festivals in the world, will announce the results of the judging, including the "Golden Bear Award", which is the highest award, on the 25th. Makoto Shinkai's animated film "Suzume no Toshimari" was nominated for the "Golden Bear Award" competition category, and the results are worthy of attention.
German Leopard 2 tank delivered to Ukraine for first time
On the 24th, one year after Russia's military invasion of Ukraine began, the German-made tank "Leopard 2" requested by Ukraine was handed over to Ukraine for the first time.
Expired confectionery at elementary school Nine children are temporarily unwell Mie Suzuka
On the 24th at an elementary school in Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture, nine children who ate expired baked sweets at a home delivery class temporarily complained of poor physical condition. It means that the confectionery that was scheduled to be provided in class last month was put out without checking the expiration date.