Roki Sasaki is the fastest Japanese player at 165km, lined up with Shohei Otani in the WBC send-off match
In the send-off match between the WBC Japan National Team and Chunichi, pitcher Aki Sasaki marked his personal fastest 165km.
Para-swimming representative selection meeting Naohide Yamaguchi is unofficially set to set a new world record Men's 100m breaststroke
The qualifying round for the Para swimming team began in Shizuoka Prefecture, where Tokyo Paralympic gold medalist Naohide Yamaguchi broke his own world record by 0.99 seconds in the men's 100m breaststroke, intellectual disability class, and was unofficially selected as a representative. bottom.
Teikatsu Hasegawa, Japan's first gold Snowboard World Championship Big Air
17-year-old Taikatsu Hasegawa won the gold medal in the men's big air at the snowboard world championships. This is the first time that a Japanese athlete has won a gold medal in this event at the World Championships.
China Asuka NPC spokesperson justified that "increase in defense spending is necessary"
In China, the National People's Congress (National People's Congress), which decides on important policies, will begin on the 5th, and the budget for defense spending is expected to become clear. A spokesman for the National People's Congress justified China's position by emphasizing, "Increasing defense spending is necessary to fulfill our responsibilities as a major power in response to complex security challenges."
Shohei Otani Hitting a home run including the top row of the outfield seats in batting practice WBC
Shohei Otani, who joined the Japanese national baseball team, hit the top of the outfield seats at the batting practice before the send-off match against Chunichi on the 4th, and excited the audience.
Suspect in thallium murder case tells acquaintance that he is not involved in the case
A male acquaintance suspect was arrested in a room in an apartment in Kyoto City for killing a 21-year-old female university student by ingesting highly toxic thallium. is suspected, but it is not related to the incident."
Mao Shimada, the youngest Japanese player to win the World Junior Figure Skating Championships
At the world junior figure skating championships held in Canada on the 3rd, the second half of the women's single free program was held. We won the championship. Winning at the age of 14 years and 4 months broke Mao Asada's record by a month, making her the youngest Japanese player to win.
Former manager of Rakuten Mobile?
Former managers were arrested for defrauding the company of approximately 2.5 billion yen by inflating the outsourcing costs related to the maintenance of Rakuten Mobile's mobile phone base stations. I learned from an interview with the Metropolitan Police Department that there was a clear management and payment authority. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the possibility that the former manager took advantage of the fact that a company that had newly entered the mobile phone business was rushing to develop base stations and led fraudulent activities in partnership with business partners.
Nankai Trough earthquake-related deaths possible 76,000 people, 20 times greater than the Great East Japan Earthquake
“Earthquake-related deaths” are those who die due to deterioration in physical condition due to evacuation after the earthquake. Experts have calculated the number of deaths in the event of a Nankai Trough megathrust earthquake, and have newly found that in the worst case, 76,000 people may die. There is no specific number of people in the national government's damage estimate, and experts point out that "it is necessary for society as a whole to work on countermeasures, considering the possibility of large casualties."
If Fujii wins, he will be the youngest "six crowns" Shogi "Kiosen" tomorrow 3rd station
The third game of one of the eight major shogi titles, "Kiosen", will be held in Niigata City on the 5th. Sota Fujii five crowns (20) wins the title if he wins, becoming the youngest to achieve "six crowns", while Akira Watanabe (38), who holds the title, is on the way to winning the 11th consecutive victory in the "Kiosen". In the situation, the game will be featured.
Russia's Defense Minister to inspect Donetsk province
Russia has released a video showing Defense Minister Shoigu entering the battle-torn Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine to inspect troops. Aiming to seize control of the entire Donetsk region, the Russian military is stepping up its attacks on the Ukrainian stronghold Bakhmut and others.
Joint statement at the first ministerial meeting to achieve both decarbonization and economic growth in Asia
The first ministerial meeting was held in Tokyo on the 4th to accelerate efforts to achieve both decarbonization and economic growth in Asia toward the "G7 Hiroshima Summit" to be held in May this year. Each country put together a joint statement and agreed to work together to promote decarbonization by using hydrogen and ammonia, which do not emit carbon dioxide when burned.
"H3" first launch postponed for 1 day due to weather conditions on 7th JAXA
Regarding the first unit of Japan's new main rocket "H3" whose launch was canceled last month, JAXA = Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency postponed the launch date by one day because it is expected that the weather conditions will not be met. Announced that it will be changed on the 7th.
Gifu factory fire Fire spreads to houses and mountains Fire fighting continues No information on injuries
In Toki City, Gifu Prefecture, on the afternoon of the 4th, a fire broke out from a factory and spread to nearby houses and mountains, and firefighters are continuing to extinguish the fire. According to the fire department, there are currently no reports of injuries or escape delays due to the fire.
Kyoto Uji flower spot Mimurotoji Temple 250 "weeping plums" bloom for 5 minutes
At Mimurotoji Temple in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture, which is known as a famous flower spot, the weeping plum blossoms in the plum garden were in full bloom for five minutes, and many people were enjoying the arrival of spring.
Fire at fuel storage facility in Indonesia kills 15, spreads to surrounding residential areas
A fire broke out at a fuel storage facility in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, on the night of the 3rd and spread to residential areas, killing 15 people, including children.
Ask Munenori Kawasaki, the man who knows the world!
“I think this tournament will change the lives of our players,” says Kawasaki, who helped Japan win the first WBC (World Baseball Classic) tournament in 2006 and the second tournament in 2009. Munenori player. After experiencing the WBC, we asked Kawasaki, who also played in the major leagues, about the highlights of this tournament, which is packed with world star players.
Representative of the suffrage party ``Expand the party's power in the unified local elections and the next House of Representatives election'' Party convention
The suffrage party held a party convention, and Matsuda indicated that he would work to expand the party's power in preparation for next month's unified local elections and the next House of Representatives election.
"Lake Biwa opens" Otsu heralds the beginning of the spring tourist season
The annual “Lake Biwa Opening” was held in Otsu City to announce the beginning of the spring tourist season.
“Aiming for both decarbonization and economic growth” Asian Ministerial Meeting begins
In preparation for the "G7 Hiroshima Summit" to be held in May this year, the first meeting of ministers from Japan and Southeast Asia has begun in Tokyo, with the aim of accelerating efforts to achieve both decarbonization and economic growth in Asia. rice field. Discussions are being held on efforts to promote the decarbonization of coal-fired power plants.
Tomorrow's "Tokyo Marathon" Large-scale traffic control [Time period] Avoid cars
With the "Tokyo Marathon" to be held on the 5th, traffic control will be implemented in a wide area in Tokyo. The Metropolitan Police Department is calling for people to refrain from using cars, as congestion is expected in the city center.
"Thallium" murder suspect "Nursing without stopping"
A man acquaintance was arrested for murdering a 21-year-old female university student by ingesting highly toxic thallium in a room in an apartment complex in Kyoto. I found out that he explained, "When I was drinking in a college student's room, I couldn't stop coughing and I was nursing him." The police are investigating the details because they are silent about the investigation after the arrest.
British semiconductor development "Arm" to be listed on the US stock market Loss of presence in the London market
Arm, a British semiconductor development company affiliated with the SoftBank Group, has revealed its intention to aim for listing only on the US stock market, not the UK, by the end of the year. It seems that there will be more voices pointing out the decline in the presence of the London stock market after the UK leaves the EU = European Union.
Wagner 'besieged Bakhmut': Ukraine ready for total resistance
On the 3rd, the Russian side, which continues its military invasion of Ukraine, emphasized that it had besieged Bakhmut, a Ukrainian stronghold in the eastern Donetsk region, and urged the Ukrainian side to withdraw. In response, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said, ``Repulsing the enemy now is a condition for the success of future defense operations,'' reiterating his stance of thorough resistance.
Hana O'Neill wins top prize at Paris Opera Ballet
Ms. Hana O'Neil, who is active in the prestigious ballet company of the Opera House in Paris, France, became the first person from Japan to receive the highest rank called "Etoile."
Giant Shosei Togo - Door to the World Opened by WBC Japan National Team
Giants pitcher Shosei Togo won the title for the most strikeouts last season. He has been praised for his decisiveness and high responsiveness, and for the first time, he will challenge the stage to compete for the best in the world. It was an insatiable "inquiring mind" that became the driving force of pitcher Togo for the WBC production. (Ryudai Kanazawa, Reporter, Sports News Department)
Former manager of Rakuten Mobile Money suspected of fraud Partial transfer to wife's company
In a case in which three people, including a former manager of Rakuten Mobile, were arrested for defrauding the company of approximately 2.5 billion yen by inflating outsourcing fees related to the maintenance of mobile phone base stations, the money is believed to be part of the inflated amount. An interview with the Metropolitan Police Department revealed that the money had been transferred to the account of the company represented by the former manager's wife. The money is believed to have been used by the former director for real estate investments, etc., and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating that the three people have been deceiving with the same method for about three years.
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on the 4th)
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 4th (Japan time), such as 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.)
President Biden finds a type of skin cancer and removes it "no additional treatment required"
Biden, the oldest American president in history, said his doctor had found a type of skin cancer on the president's chest, but said it had been removed and ``no further treatment was needed''.
Japan wins silver in women's team pursuit at world championships; Morishige wins bronze in men's 500m
Four events were held at the world speed skating championships held in the Netherlands on the 3rd, and Japan won the silver medal in the women's group pursuit with a time of 2:57.30.
More than 1,000 girls across Iran complaining of health hazards Poisonous substances?
In Iran in the Middle East, students attending girls' schools in various places have complained of health damage believed to be caused by toxic substances one after another, and more than 1,000 people have so far called for an investigation of the cause.
Turkey starts construction of houses for victims of major earthquake Some voices question earthquake resistance
Almost a month after the devastating earthquake in southern Turkey, construction of public housing for those who lost their homes in the disaster area has begun. While some of the victims welcomed the move, others questioned the earthquake resistance of public housing and were cautious about moving in.
Russia “sieges eastern Bakhmut”, Ukraine ready to fight back
The Russian side, which continues its military invasion of Ukraine, emphasized that it had encircled Bakhmut, where fierce fighting continued in the eastern Donetsk region, and urged the Ukrainian side to withdraw. In response, the Ukrainian side reiterated its readiness to continue its resistance, such as announcing that senior military officials had visited Bakhmut.
Long-term care insurance premiums paid by working generations hit a record high since April Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare estimate
The long-term care insurance premiums paid by the working generation between the ages of 40 and 64 will increase by more than 100 yen from the current average of 6,200 yen per month from April this year, and the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare estimates that it will be the highest ever. I understand.
A 37-year-old man arrested for murdering a female college student with a highly toxic "thallium" Kyoto
In October last year, a 21-year-old female college student who lived in a room in an apartment complex in Kyoto was killed by ingesting highly toxic thallium, and the Osaka Prefectural Police identified a 37-year-old acquaintance as the suspect for murder. arrested on suspicion. Thallium is believed to have been ingested when the two were in the room, and the police are investigating the details.
Saitama teacher slashing case Investigation of why he moved to the next city and chose a junior high school
On the 1st of this month, 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, and was injured. The police decided to investigate whether there was a reason why they chose the middle school on the scene.
Unauthorized access to river cameras may be used as a stepping stone for another cyber attack
More than 300 of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's river cameras have been suspended due to suspicion of unauthorized access. increase.
G20 Foreign Ministers' Meeting to highlight the depth of the US-China talks
G20 = The foreign ministers' meeting of 20 major countries was held in India, but the US State Department revealed that the meeting between Secretary of State Brinken and China's Foreign Minister Qin Gang was not held, and the US and China are in conflict over issues such as balloons. It is a shape that highlights the depth of the rift between the two countries.