Employment statistics for February in the United States, more than 310,000 people were employed from the previous month, exceeding market expectations
US employment data for February was released, and the number of non-agricultural workers increased by 311,000 from the previous month, exceeding market expectations. The unemployment rate was 3.6%, up 0.2 percentage points from the previous month, but it remained at a low level, reiterating the continued labor shortage, which has been pointed out as a factor behind rising prices. Attention will be paid to what kind of policy decisions the Federal Reserve Board, the central bank of the United States, will make at the meeting to decide monetary policy in March.
Ask an expert about the challenges of the new Bank of Japan system [Details in QA]
On the 10th, the Diet agreed to a personnel proposal to appoint Kazuo Ueda as the new governor of the Bank of Japan. Mr. Ueda will take office on the 9th of next month to succeed Mr. Kuroda. We asked Izuru Kato, chief economist of Totan Research, who is familiar with monetary policy, about the issues facing the new system of the Bank of Japan.
German 'Jehovah's Witness' facility shooting 8 dead, suspect ex-believer
Eight people, including a suspect, were killed in a shooting at a religious group's facility in Hamburg, northern Germany, on Saturday, according to local police and other authorities. The suspect is a former believer of this group and the police are investigating detailed motives.
Yuzuru Hanyu's hope theme is ice show 12 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake
Yuzuru Hanyu from Sendai City, who won two consecutive Olympics in figure skating and turned professional, will hold an ice show in Miyagi, his hometown, in line with the 11th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake on the 11th. started from the day
Lowest hesitation to buy food from Fukushima Prefecture Consumer Affairs Agency survey
On the 11th, it will be 12 years since the accident at the Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, but in an awareness survey conducted by the Consumer Affairs Agency every year, the number of people who answered that they are hesitant to purchase food produced in Fukushima Prefecture is It is 5.8%, the lowest ever, and the downward trend continues.
Japan Display to sell Aichi factory to Sony Group
Japan Display, a liquid crystal panel maker, announced that it will sell its factory in Aichi Prefecture, which will end production this month, to a semiconductor manufacturer of the Sony Group.
National Defense Academy Graduation Ceremony Acceptance of Those Who Declined Appointments Based on Changes in Public Awareness
The Ministry of Defense announced at the graduation ceremony of the National Defense Academy on the 26th of this month that it will allow students who have declined to become SDF personnel, who have not been allowed to participate since 2013, to participate. It explains that it is a response based on changes in public awareness.
Administrative documents related to political fairness Unable to confirm including 4 documents by Mr. Takaichi Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has announced the status of confirmation work so far regarding administrative documents related to the interpretation of "political fairness" stipulated by the Broadcast Law. It has not been possible to confirm whether the contents are accurate, including those that the Minister of State for Economic and Security Affairs Takaichi, who was the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications at the time, was "fabricated," and it is necessary to continue to scrutinize.
Russian military launches unusual number of hypersonic missiles
Hypersonic missiles were also used in the missile attack on all of Ukraine by the Russian military on the 9th, and it has been pointed out that it was the largest attack this year.
WBC Japan National Team [19:00-] vs. South Korea starting lineup announced Shohei Ohtani 3rd DH
Japan, aiming to win the WBC (World Baseball Classic) for the first time in three tournaments, will face South Korea in the second round of the first round on the night of the 10th. The starting line-up for the Japan national team for the match against South Korea has been announced, with Yu Darvish, who helped Japan win the 2nd tournament in 2009, as the starting pitcher, and Shohei Otani as the designated hitter. We will inform you about the game scheduled to start at 7:00 pm.
China President Xi Jinping re-elected at the National People's Congress for an unusual third term
President Xi Jinping was re-elected at the National People's Congress held in China on the 10th. It was decided that President Xi would continue to serve as the three heads of the party, the military, and the state, and an unprecedented third term will begin in earnest.
Reported "gas explosion" at Fukushima Nihonmatsu factory Information on injuries to 4 people
According to the police and fire department, around 2:55 pm on the 10th, there was a report that there was a "gas explosion" at a factory in Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture, and there was information that four people were injured. Police and fire departments are investigating the situation.
Ueno Zoo's twin pandas start preparing for independence
The twin giant pandas "Xiao Xiao" and "Lei Lei" at Tokyo Ueno Zoo began preparing to become independent from their mother on the 10th.
Interview with an expert Q&A on Governor Kuroda's 10-year evaluation Challenges of the new BOJ system
We interviewed two experts about their evaluation of the 10-year monetary policy management under Governor Kuroda of the Bank of Japan and the issues facing the new system of the Bank of Japan. It is summarized in Q&A format.
The bereaved family of a woman who was killed by a Fukuoka boy filed a lawsuit against the government “insufficient correctional education”
Three years ago, at a commercial facility in Fukuoka City, a 15-year-old boy who had just been released from juvenile training school murdered a woman. I filed a civil lawsuit at the Fukuoka District Court, demanding compensation from the government.
Stock price temporarily dropped by more than 400 yen. Overall decline due to maintenance of large-scale monetary easing
On the 10th, the Tokyo stock market and the Nikkei stock average fell by more than 400 yen at one point. In response to the Bank of Japan's decision to maintain the current large-scale monetary easing measures at a meeting to decide monetary policy, selling orders for a wide range of stocks including banks have expanded, leading to an overall decline.
[Updated from time to time] Tomorrow will be 12 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake.
March 11 marks the 12th anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake and the accident at the Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. With the passage of time, how to hand down the lessons has become an issue, and evacuation drills to prepare for disasters and events to convey memories are being held in various places.
Hiroshima junior high school reports ``bad smell'' 9 students transported, all mild
On the morning of the 10th, there was a report that there was a strange smell at a junior high school in Nishi Ward, Hiroshima City, and according to the police, nine students complained of headache and nausea and were transported to the hospital. Both cases are mild, and the police and fire department are investigating the cause.
Bank of Japan decides to maintain large-scale monetary easing measures Governor Kuroda's final decision meeting
The Bank of Japan decided to maintain the current large-scale monetary easing measures at the monetary policy meeting held for two days until the 10th. This will be the last meeting for Governor Kuroda, who will end his term next month, and the large-scale monetary easing measures that have been in place for 10 years will be handed over to the new regime.
Mr. Takaichi denies resignation "I feel responsible for storing documents whose accuracy cannot be confirmed"
Regarding the administrative documents of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications concerning the interpretation of "political fairness" stipulated in the Broadcasting Act, Minister of State for Economic Security Takaichi said that he was "responsible" for storing documents whose accuracy could not be confirmed when he was minister for internal affairs and communications. I feel very sorry," he apologized.
Monetary easing called “Kuroda Bazooka” 10 years of Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda
Under Governor Kuroda, who assumed office in March 2013, the Bank of Japan has set a goal of achieving its 2% inflation target in about two years. We aimed to break away from deflation by embarking on dimensional easing. The large-scale monetary easing, also known as the “Kuroda Bazooka,” corrected the historical appreciation of the yen at the time and pushed stock prices higher.
Yokozuna Terunofuji leaves the spring tournament for the 16th consecutive time in 4 locations
Sumo wrestler Yokozuna Terunofuji will be closed for the first day of the spring tournament on the 12th.
Economist Kazuo Ueda to become Bank of Japan governor next month
The government's personnel proposal to appoint economist Kazuo Ueda as the next governor of the Bank of Japan was passed at the plenary session of the House of Councillors and approved by the Diet. Ueda will take office next month, making him the first post-war president from an academic background.
Fire in collective housing 9 people transported 1 person is unconscious Hiroshima
Before 5:00 a.m. on the 10th, a fire broke out in an apartment building in Hiroshima City. The fire was extinguished after about an hour and a half, but according to the fire department, nine people were taken to the hospital, one of whom was unconscious. about it.
January Family Income and Expenditure Survey down 0.3% year-on-year Decrease for 3 consecutive months
According to a household survey released by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in January, the amount of money spent on consumption by households with two or more people decreased by 0.3% from the same month of the previous year in real terms, excluding price fluctuations. Consumption per household was 301,646 yen, the third consecutive month of decline. In terms of the breakdown, expenditure on ▽ “housing” decreased by 12.1%, and expenditure on ▽ “food” decreased by 0.5%.
US Biden administration "budget statement" announced to reduce fiscal deficit of over 400 trillion yen
The Biden administration in the United States has announced a ``budget statement'' for the new fiscal year, and while increasing the defense budget, it aims to reduce the fiscal deficit of more than 400 trillion yen by raising the tax rate for high-income earners.
Prefectural police search for false explanation to public health center at ryokan where hot water in public bath is changed twice a year
A long-established inn in Chikushino City, Fukuoka Prefecture, which was instructed to improve the hot water in the public bath only twice a year, was initially accused of violating the public bath law by giving false explanations to the public health center. In response to the criminal charges, the police began searching the inn after 8:00 am on the 10th. Police will be interviewing people involved to find out more about the incident.
Multiple casualties in Hamburg church shooting in northern Germany
According to the authorities in Hamburg, northern Germany, someone shot people in a church around 9:00 pm local time on the 9th and around 5:00 am Japan time on the 10th. The site is located near the airport in Hamburg. German media reported multiple casualties in the shooting.
NY Dow drops significantly over $ 500 U.S. employment situation is solid and inflation warning
In the New York stock market on the 9th, sell orders swelled due to a sense of caution that the employment situation in the United States was firm and it would take time for inflation to converge, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell sharply above $ 500.
North Korean newspaper “General Secretary Kim Jong-un observes firepower attack training”
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un inspected a "fire-powered assault drill" held on the military's western front line on the 9th, according to the North Korean Workers' Party organ newspaper Rodong Sinmun on the 10th. The paper contains a photo showing at least six missiles being launched from a mobile launch pad. The South Korean military said that North Korea launched short-range ballistic missiles toward the Yellow Sea on the west side of the Korean Peninsula on the 9th, and that several shots may have been launched at the same time. It seems to point to the launch.
Senbatsu Today's combination lottery Participation of the captain of the participating school for the first time in 4 years
A lottery will be held on the 10th for Senbatsu High School Baseball, which will open on March 18th at Koshien Stadium, and the captains of participating schools will gather for the first time in four years to draw a lottery.
Highest temperature over 20 degrees in various places Unstable atmosphere mainly in eastern Japan Beware of lightning strikes
Due to the warm and humid air, the temperature will rise nationwide on the 10th, and it is expected that the maximum temperature will exceed 20 degrees in various places and will be as warm as early May. On the other hand, due to the effects of low pressure systems and fronts, the atmospheric conditions are becoming very unstable, especially in eastern Japan.
``National travel support'' to be implemented in the new fiscal year, except during long holidays
Regarding the "National Travel Support", a measure to stimulate tourism demand that allows discounts on travel fees, the government plans to implement it in FY2023 as long as the budget allocated to prefectures continues.
Low-income child-rearing households repay 50,000 yen per child LDP is also considering
Following the Komeito's plan to provide 50,000 yen per child to low-income child-rearing households again in response to additional price hikes, the Liberal Democratic Party requested a similar payment from the House of Councillors. We are considering it.
About 80% of people outside the prefecture do not know the details of the final disposal of "decontaminated soil" in Fukushima Prefecture
A survey by the Ministry of the Environment found that nearly 80% of people outside the prefecture answered that they did not know the details of the final disposal of soil generated by decontamination in Fukushima Prefecture. increase.
Couple dies at home 19-year-old eldest son arrested for murder Saga Tosu
On the evening of the 9th, a couple in their 50s and 40s were found bleeding to death in a house in Tosu City, Saga Prefecture, and police said the couple's 19-year-old college student eldest son was cut and killed. was arrested on suspicion of murder.