Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology suspends nomination of seven companies including Hakuhodo indicted in Olympic bid rigging case
In response to the collusion and corruption cases surrounding the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology has decided to suspend the nomination of seven companies, including Hakuhodo and KADOKAWA, to prevent them from participating in projects ordered from the 6th of this month. became.
Belarusian human rights activist sentenced to 10 years in prison after winning Nobel Peace Prize
Belarusian human rights activist and last year's Nobel Peace Prize winner Alesi Byaljacki has been sentenced by a court to 10 years in prison. International criticism is likely to increase against the Lukashenko administration, which is stepping up its crackdown on human rights activists.
Prime Minister Kishida will coordinate with his visit to India, the G20 presidency, later this month
Prime Minister Kishida will visit India, the chair of the G20, in the latter half of this month, and has entered into coordination with Prime Minister Modi for a summit meeting. As the chair country of the G7, we plan to call for cooperation in dealing with the situation in Ukraine.
"Colabo" women's support project Tokyo does not approve part of expenses 1.9 million yen
In a project to support young women who have been victims of sexual violence and abuse, the Tokyo metropolitan government has filed 1.9 million yen due to inadequate processing when an organization entrusted by the Tokyo metropolitan government reports expenses. I have decided not to accept yen as an expense.
Japan-U.S. joint training assuming the recapture of remote islands First conducted in Japan Kagoshima
A joint training exercise between the Ground Self-Defense Force and the US Marine Corps, which assumes the defense of remote islands, was held in Kagoshima Prefecture on the 3rd, and part of it was open to the public.
Shohei Ohtani joins the WBC Japan national team and moves his body with a light menu
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani joined the Japanese national team for the WBC = World Baseball Classic on the 3rd and moved his body with a light menu such as running.
Arrested lawyers who threatened witnesses by handing mobile phones to gangsters who were interviewed
A 59-year-old lawyer in Tokyo was arrested on suspicion of witness intimidation after handing a mobile phone to a gang member who was interviewed at a police station and threatening a woman involved in the case not to testify by phone. Lawyers remain silent, and gangsters deny the allegations.
Keidanren chairman Tokura wears a mask “You should respect individual independence”
Keidanren Chairman Tokura said that from the 13th of this month, the decision to wear a mask will be left to the individual's discretion. showed the outlook.
Russia ``Dead after armed group invaded from Ukraine'' President hints at retaliation
Russia has unilaterally blamed the Ukrainian side for an armed group's incursion into the border area with Ukraine in the west, resulting in deaths. President Putin suggested retaliation, saying, ``We will crush it,'' and the focus is on what kind of response will be made at the security conference, which will be held on the night of the 3rd in Japan time.
``Sexual harassment from a lawyer'' stage actor woman sues for damages
A female stage actor has filed a lawsuit at the Tokyo District Court seeking damages against a lawyer who has been sexually harassed by a lawyer who has been engaged in activities to prevent harassment in the theater world.
Saitama High school student arrested for slashing teacher Statement to the effect that ``there are many people at school''
A 17-year-old male high school student who was arrested after a teacher was cut with a knife at a junior high school in Toda City, Saitama Prefecture on the 1st of this month, made a statement to the effect that he aimed at a school with many people. I found out through interviews with investigators.
12 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, expanding the circle of “Hope Crane” activities Tokyo
Twelve years have passed since the Great East Japan Earthquake. On the 3rd, a class was held to learn how to fold the paper cranes that were given to the people affected by the disaster.
What is a smile like? Demand for rehabilitation before taking off mask increases
Do you remember how to make a smile? For the past three years, our faces have been in a state of “lack of exercise”, and now “smile training” is attracting attention. Demand is on the rise ahead of March 13, when mask-wearing becomes a personal decision. (Interview team: Mayumi Ikeda and Ritsuko Tamura)
Executive Managing Director Atsushi Osaki Promoted to New President of SUBARU President Tomomi Nakamura Becomes Chairman
Automaker SUBARU has announced the promotion of Atsushi Osaki, Managing Director, to the new president in June this year.
Daiso "Fendi" logo cloth Unauthorized sale or company inspection
At the 100-yen shop "Daiso", cloth with the logo mark of a luxury brand was sold without permission, and the Kanagawa Prefectural Police Headquarters sent documents to the company and the female employee who was in charge of purchasing on suspicion of violating the trademark law. The employee said, "It had a logo on it, but the supplier told her it was fine and she didn't check further," she said.
Influenza Slightly Decreased, but Exceeds “Warning Level” for 5th Consecutive Week
The number of influenza patients nationwide decreased slightly from the previous week to an estimated 319,000 in the week ending on the 26th of last month. However, the number of patients per medical institution has exceeded the ``alert level'' level, which is said to have the potential for a major epidemic, for five consecutive weeks, and experts continue to call for caution.
JR Kawagoe Line Trains approaching on a single track are either green light system failure
On the night of the 2nd, an inbound train and a outbound train running on a single track on the JR Kawagoe Line were in trouble, and it was found that both trains were checking the green light when leaving the station. I was. JR is investigating the possibility of a malfunction in the signal system.
JR Funabashi Station A man dies after being hit by a passing train Involving women on the platform
According to the police, after 2:00 pm on the 3rd, a man was hit by a limited express train passing at JR Funabashi Station in Chiba Prefecture and died, and another female passenger who was on the platform was involved. . The woman involved collapsed on the platform and was transported to the hospital, but she is conscious. Police are investigating the details.
A video that clearly understands the ``inner ring difference'' is a topic Shot with a major transportation company drone
A video taken by a major transportation company using a drone has become a hot topic. When a large truck makes a left turn, the video clearly shows the "inner wheel gap" in which the rear tires pass inside the front tires.
[Video] Peach Festival "Nagashibina" at Shimogamo Shrine in Kyoto for the first time in four years
March 3rd is the Peach Festival. For the first time in four years, Shimogamo Shrine, a World Heritage Site in Kyoto City, held the "Nagashi-bina" event, in which paper dolls are thrown into the river to ward off misfortune.
Shohei Ohtani arrives at Nagoya Airport to join the WBC Japan national team
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani arrived at Nagoya Airport in Aichi Prefecture on a small plane on the afternoon of the 3rd to join the WBC = World Baseball Classic Japan National Team.
A student cut another student with a kitchen knife at Hiroshima Junior High School and suffered a minor injury
According to the Hiroshima Prefectural Police Headquarters and the Hiroshima City Board of Education, around 8:15 on the 3rd, a first-year male student cut another first-year male student with a kitchen knife in a bathroom at a junior high school in Hiroshima City, cutting his hand. He suffered minor injuries such as It means that the police are listening to the situation after arresting the student who was cut by the teacher at the scene. According to the police, the boy student said, "I could have cut anyone," so the police are investigating the details.
Russia announces cruise missile launch in Sea of Japan
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on the 3rd that a submarine launched a cruise missile exercise in the Sea of Japan was a success. It seems that there is also an aim to check the United States and Japan, which are in conflict over military invasion of Ukraine.
Hokuriku Electric Power Company Shika Nuclear Power Station site fault ``not an active fault'' approved by regulatory committee review
At the review meeting of the Nuclear Regulation Authority held on the 3rd, Hokuriku Electric Power Company's claim that the fault that runs through the site of the Shika Nuclear Power Station in Ishikawa Prefecture was ``not an active fault'' was generally accepted. Seven years ago, regarding part of the fault on the premises, the opinion expressed by the expert meeting of the regulatory committee that "the possibility of movement in the future cannot be denied" was changed, and Hokuriku Electric Power Co. The review of Unit 2, which aims to start operation, will progress.
Seven-Eleven robot delivers products to customers in the building Demonstration experiment
In order to expand the use of convenience stores, the industry's largest company has started a demonstration experiment of a service that uses the latest delivery robots to deliver products to customers in office buildings.
Osaka Reverse run 2 people died The car did not slow down and the steering wheel was not operated
In Ikuno Ward, Osaka, a passenger car running in the wrong direction on a national highway crashed into the outer wall of a hospital, killing two elderly women. It was found that there was almost no steering wheel operation. The suspect who was driving said, ``I felt faint for a moment when I sneezed,'' and police are investigating the possibility that he may have lost consciousness.
Quad Foreign Ministers' Meeting "Confirmation of efforts to maintain and strengthen the international order"
A four-state framework (quad) consisting of Japan, the United States, Australia, and India held a foreign ministers' meeting in India, and as Russia's invasion of Ukraine continued, efforts were made to maintain and strengthen the international order based on the rule of law. It seems that you have confirmed that you are going.
“Protecting victims of sexual crimes, etc.” Cabinet decision to amend the Criminal Procedure Code, etc.
In order to protect victims of sexual crimes, the Cabinet decided on a bill to revise the Code of Criminal Procedure, etc., so that court proceedings can be proceeded without specifying the names and addresses of the perpetrators. In addition, it was decided to establish a system in which defendants on bail would be required to wear GPS if necessary in order to prevent them from escaping overseas.
Russia claims “armed group invaded and killed” Ukraine side denies involvement
Russian security officials and others announced on the 2nd that an armed group from Ukraine invaded the western border area and killed. An adviser to the Ukrainian president's office has denied any involvement from the Ukrainian side, saying, "Russia's claims are a typical act of provocation."
Suspicion of snatching in Shimbashi, Tokyo Suspect arrested involved in more than 60 cases
A 48-year-old suspect was arrested for snatching a passerby's woman's bag on the street in Shimbashi, Tokyo, and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating that it is involved in more than 60 snatching cases in Tokyo and Chiba Prefecture. He denies the allegations against the investigation.
Seizure of tablet devices etc. from arrested high school student Saitama
A 17-year-old male high school student was arrested in an incident in which a teacher was cut with a knife at a junior high school in Toda City, Saitama Prefecture on the 1st, and the police seized a tablet device and other items from his home, leading to the incident. I'm going to proceed with the analysis for any clues.
"H3" first unit to be adjusted for launch on June 6th JAXA
JAXA = Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency is making adjustments to launch again on the 6th of this month for the first unit of Japan's new main rocket "H3" whose launch was canceled last month.
Ukrainian peace poems from underground bunkers
"In the underground bunker, paper planes and children's spring." This is a poem written by a young woman in an underground bunker in which fighting continues in Ukraine. A prayer for peace entrusted to a short phrase of 5-7-5 while attacks continue. It is now being delivered to Japan. (Kyoto Broadcasting Station reporter Megumi Ebitsuka)
Jazz legend Wayne Shorter dies at 89
American saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter, who contributed to the creation of new music in addition to his versatile expression in jazz improvisation, has passed away. he was 89 years old.
Hong Kong downtown Fire in a high-rise building under construction Two people transported Local media
Two people were taken to hospital after a fire broke out in a high-rise building in downtown Hong Kong on the night of the 2nd, according to local media.
US-South Korea joint military exercises to start on 13th North Korea's military provocation concerns
The US and South Korean forces have announced that they will hold regular joint military exercises from the 13th to the 23rd of this month. A large-scale outdoor maneuver exercise is also scheduled during the period, and there are concerns that North Korea, which has made a clear confrontational stance with the United States and South Korea, will use the objection to the exercise as an excuse to launch further military provocations.
Wheelchair tennis player Shingo Kunieda awarded National Honor Award
Prime Minister Kishida presented the People's Honor Award to Shingo Kunieda, who retired from active duty in January this year as a leading wheelchair tennis player and achieved the "Lifetime Golden Slam" by winning all four major tournaments and the Paralympic Games. We decided to award it and reported it at the cabinet meeting on the 3rd.
Tokyo 23 wards Consumer price index rises 3.3% in February, rate of increase slows down
The consumer price index for February in Tokyo's 23 wards is a preliminary figure, and the index excluding fresh food, which fluctuates greatly depending on the weather, rose 3.3% from the same month last year. This is one point lower than the 4.3% increase rate in January, and the main reason is that the increase in electricity charges was suppressed by the government's burden reduction measures. The rate of increase in the consumer price index in Tokyo's 23 wards slowed down for the first time in a year and a month since January last year.
Active job openings-to-applicants ratio of 1.35 times in January Turning to decline for the first time in 2 years and 5 months
The active job openings-to-applicants ratio in January was 1.35 times, down 0.01 points from the previous month and decreasing for the first time in 2 years and 5 months. The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare analyzes that although the level of job offers has not changed significantly, this is because more people are looking for jobs in search of better treatment.
The unemployment rate in January was 2.4%, improved by 0.1 points from the previous month Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the nationwide unemployment rate in January was 2.4%, an improvement of 0.1 points from December last year.
Japan ranks last among developed nations in survey of gender disparity in economic rights
The World Bank released a report investigating the gender gap in economic rights, and Japan ranked 104th in the world, a member of the OECD = Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, which is mainly composed of developed countries. It is the lowest among them.
Iwagaki oysters, a local specialty of the season Harvesting begins Yamaguchi Nagato
Off the coast of Omi Island in Nagato City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, the harvest of rock oysters, a specialty product that will soon be in season, has begun.
Kindergarten children become hina dolls at "Hinamatsuri no Kai" in Takayama, Gifu
On March 3rd, a kindergarten in Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture, held a "Hinamatsuri no Kai" where children became Hina dolls.
12 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake, the mourning siren has a different tone Miyagi Shiogama
It will soon be 12 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake, but while some people have painful memories of the mourning sirens that sounded in local governments at the time of the March 11 disaster, Shiogama City, Miyagi Prefecture has a different tone than the tsunami warning sirens. I decided to adopt the one from this year.
JR Kawagoe Line A train of up and down lines enters the single track Passengers are trapped for about 3 hours
On the night of the 2nd, there was a problem on the JR Kawagoe Line where the inbound and outbound trains were approaching each other and stopped on a single track. Passengers were trapped in the car for about 3 hours, and JR is investigating the cause of the trouble.
Temporary schools set up in some affected areas in southern Turkey to resume classes
With March 6 marking one month since the devastating earthquake in southern Turkey, temporary schools have been set up in some areas affected by the disaster, and classes have resumed for children living as evacuees. .
US Secretary of State and Russian Foreign Minister meet face-to-face for the first time since military invasion G20 meeting
G20 = In India, where the foreign ministers' meeting of 20 major countries was held, US Secretary of State Brinken and Russia's Foreign Minister Lavrov contacted and exchanged opinions. It will be the first face-to-face meeting between the U.S. and Russian foreign ministers since Russia launched a military invasion of Ukraine.
Arrested high school student "Escalated with cruel video" Teacher slash Saitama
A 17-year-old male high school student who was arrested in a case where a teacher was cut with a knife at a junior high school in Toda City, Saitama Prefecture on the 1st, made a statement to the effect that ``it escalated while watching a cruel video''. I learned from interviews with investigators that this was the case. He also said that he was interested in indiscriminate murder, and the police are investigating the details of the incident.