European stock market Stock prices fell sharply in various places Sell orders centered on financial stocks
On the 15th, European stock markets fell sharply in various places. The past financial reports of the major Swiss financial group "Credit Suisse" triggered an increase in sell orders centered on financial stocks. Representative stock indices temporarily fell by more than 3% compared to the previous day's closing price in the London market in the UK and the Paris market in France. Among them, the stock price of "Credit Suisse", which is traded on the Zurich market in Switzerland, plunged more than 20% at one point.
Japan national soccer team announce first squad after World Cup warm-up games on 24th and 28th
After the Japan national football team's World Cup Qatar tournament to be held later this month, the members for the first warm-up match were announced, and 26 players, including Kaoru Mitoma, who is active in the English Premier League, were selected.
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to instruct companies to "compress price increases"
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, which examines the electricity rate hikes of seven major electric power companies, said that the burden on each company has been lightened due to the decline in energy prices, etc. I was.
“Sugar-cut rice cooker” Amazing 54% cut is about 10% product
When the National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan conducted a test on rice cookers that claim to be able to reduce the sugar content of rice, which is attracting attention from health-conscious people, it was found that the reduction rate was lower than what was advertised in some products. rice field. The National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan requested the Consumer Affairs Agency to provide guidance to business operators, saying that there is a risk of misrepresenting the superiority of the Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations.
Saudi Arabia to purchase a large amount of US passenger planes Considering allied rice
Saudi Arabia has revealed plans for two domestic airlines to purchase up to 121 787s from American aircraft maker Boeing. It is a form of consideration for the United States, which is an ally through a huge contract.
A uniform 30,000 yen payment of 50,000 yen per child to low-income households Prime Minister considers
Prime Minister Kishida responded to requests from both the Liberal Democratic Party and the Komeito Party for support for low-income households in response to additional measures to counter rising prices. announced separately that it would consider paying 50,000 yen per child.
“Homosexual and persecuted” Osaka District Court orders Ugandan woman to be recognized as a refugee
A Ugandan woman who fled to Japan after claiming to have been persecuted for being homosexual sought refugee status. .
Election posters look the same Why?
Election posters that can be seen everywhere during the election period. But if you look closely, some say they all look the same. This photo is clearly a photo of me when I was young... As the unified local elections held once every four years are approaching next month, I investigated the questions surrounding the election. (Osaka Broadcasting Station Why What Interview Team Kosuke Kimura Daimu Shimizu Kana Akiyoshi)
Boxers supporting Iwao Hakamada ask prosecutors to abandon special appeal
In the so-called "Hakamada Incident," former professional boxer Iwao Hakamada was allowed to retrial, meaning that the trial could be redone. I requested.
Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Indian Ocean joint exercise with 8 nations including US, UK and France
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) announced that eight countries, including the United States and France, conducted joint exercises in the Indian Ocean. It seems that the aim is to appeal multilateral cooperation with China in mind, which is increasing its influence in the region.
[Video] "Yakouchu" or the sea surface glowing blue in Kagoshima Bay
Red tides have been witnessed in Kagoshima Bay since early March. Since it has also been confirmed that the sea surface glows blue, it is believed to be caused by ``Yakouchu'', and experts say, ``Since it is non-toxic and has little impact on the fishery, I would like you to leave it to nature and watch over it.''
Collaboration with VTuber Zhouo Sango is popular Mie Shima Spain Village
Are you familiar with the term “content tourism”? In general, it is a type of tourism that visits locations used in movies, dramas, and animations. Currently, a theme park in Mie Prefecture is gaining popularity for its "contents tourism" that collaborates with a certain character. What kind of collaboration is it?
WBC Quarterfinals tomorrow Shohei Otani scheduled to start pitching "Don't think about the future"
Before the quarterfinals of the WBC = World Baseball Classic, which will be held on the 16th, Japanese players made their final adjustments at the Tokyo Dome, the venue for the match. Shohei Otani, who is scheduled to be the starting pitcher, expressed his enthusiasm, saying, "I will throw to each person without thinking about the future."
"ChatGPT" Latest software that allows you to attach images and ask questions
The American venture company that developed the interactive AI software "ChatGPT" presented the latest software with a new function that analyzes attached images.
2 bankrupt US banks not subject to 'stress test', unable to catch up with examination
Two banks in the United States have failed, but it turned out that these two banks were not subject to the so-called "stress test" last year's soundness review conducted by the financial authorities. It is a form that reveals the fact that the authorities' examination could not keep up with the rapid expansion of assets against the background of large-scale monetary easing.
Suspect accused of trying to smuggle illegal drugs Is it purchased on a dark site?
A 22-year-old suspect in Shinjuku Ward was accused of violating the Customs Law by Tokyo Customs for trying to smuggle 800 grams of cannabis and stimulants from France and China using international mail. Tokyo Customs is investigating the details, assuming that the suspect tried to smuggle illegal drugs using a so-called dark part-time job recruited on SNS.
That notice is fake, don't be fooled
A short text message masquerading as a courier's absence notification. Is there anyone who accidentally opened it? There is a high possibility that it is the entrance of a fraud called "smishing". A new trick that speaks of familiar services that are born one after another. What can you do to avoid being deceived? (Interview team not deceived by digital / Chiharu Kinukawa)
Damage such as safe stolen from Atsunori Inaba's house or WBC commemorative ring
Investigators have found a safe believed to have been stolen from the home of Atsunori Inaba, who coached the Japan national baseball team at the Tokyo Olympics, in Kitanagoya City, Aichi Prefecture, in a burglary. I learned this through interviews with people involved. A commemorative ring for winning the 2nd WBC = World Baseball Classic in 2009 was also stolen from the house, and the police are confirming the damage situation.
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
We have received a response from the cult to the fourth "right to ask questions" exercised by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology regarding the issue of the former Unification Church. It seems that he explained the management and operation of facilities nationwide, and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology will carefully examine the contents of the answers and consider whether to additionally exercise the right to ask questions.
Fukushima elderly couple attempted robbery and murder Arrested office worker Joined immediately after the incident
An office worker from Chiba City, who was newly arrested on the 13th in an attempted robbery-murder case in which an elderly couple was attacked at a house in Minamisoma City, Fukushima Prefecture, immediately after the incident was arrested in the city with three suspects who were the culprits. I found out through an interview with the police that they had met up. The police are investigating that the four people have caused an acquaintance incident in the so-called "dark part-time job". The newly arrested company employee denies the charges.
Aomori Hirosaki's Dake Onsen Village to resume business Suppression of temperature drop due to temperature rise
At the Dake Onsen Village in Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture, some facilities have been unable to operate since the end of last year due to a drop in the temperature of the source. has been reduced, and some facilities have resumed operations.
Shunto Wage increase status of each company [updated from time to time]
This year's spring struggle is a concentrated response day from the management side, where the 15th is the most critical day. A major focus has been on raising wages to match the record-breaking rise in prices. I'll keep you updated on what happened to that company's wage increase.
Name change of the former Unification Church Filed a lawsuit against the government seeking disclosure of administrative documents
When a university professor in Kobe requested that government documents describing the history of the former Unification Church's name change eight years ago be made public, most of them were not disclosed. I filed a lawsuit to the Osaka District Court.
Japan-South Korea summit tomorrow
The governments of Japan and the ROK will confirm the resumption of the Japan-ROK Security Dialogue between the foreign and defense authorities of the two countries at the Japan-ROK summit meeting between Prime Minister Kishida and South Korean President Yoon Sung-yeol on the 16th. We are making adjustments along the way. In light of the successive ballistic missile launches by North Korea, it seems that the aim is to promote cooperation in the security field, and if it resumes, it will be the first time in about five years.
Suspected of injuring 5-year-old boy Mother's dating partner re-arrested Tokyo Akiruno
A 40-year-old suspect who was arrested in Akiruno, Tokyo, for kicking and injuring the 5-year-old eldest son of a woman in a relationship, was also injured by hitting the eldest son. He was re-arrested by the police on suspicion. The eldest son was unconscious, but he died this month, and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the suspicion that he was abused on a daily basis.
Spring labor offensive intensive response day Major companies such as automobiles and electronics
The 15th is the intensive response day for this year's spring battle. With the record price rise, the focus is on how far wages can be raised, and major companies such as automobiles and electronics have responded at a high level not seen in recent years, including full wages.
``Gold'' futures price hits new highs after successive bankruptcies of U.S. banks
Following a series of bankruptcies in the United States, the movement to buy "gold", which is considered a relatively safe asset, continues. The gold futures price on the Osaka Exchange hit a new high during trading hours following the 14th.
Senator Gersey ``expelled'' loses parliamentary qualifications Upper House plenary session
Rep. Garcy, who continued to be absent from the Diet and did not apologize for the disciplinary action, was expelled from the House of Councilors plenary session today and lost his seat as a member. He is the third Diet member to be "expelled" under the current constitution since 1951, 72 years ago.
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on the 15th)
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 15th (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.)
Argentina February consumer price index exceeds 100% annual rate for the first time in about 31 years
Argentina in South America, where intense inflation continues, the consumer price index in February exceeded 100% for the first time in about 31 years, and there are concerns about further price increases due to the effects of record drought.
2026 FIFA World Cup 1st league is 12 groups with 4 teams in each group
Regarding the 2026 Soccer World Cup, which will be expanded from 32 to 48 teams, FIFA has decided to divide the primary league into 12 groups of 4 teams each.
North Korea Labor Newspaper “Two ballistic missile launch drills yesterday”
North Korea announced on the 15th that it held a drill to fire two "surface-to-ground tactical ballistic missiles" on the 14th to educate its military units. While the US and South Korean forces are conducting joint military exercises, they have emphasized that "if there is a battle, they will surely destroy the enemy," making their confrontational stance against both the US and South Korea even clearer.
Robbery at precious metal store in Shibuya, Tokyo Investigate damage related twice in December last year
On the 14th, a man with a knife broke into a jewelry store in Shibuya, Tokyo, stole cash and necklaces, and fled. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the incident as a robbery, and is also investigating the relationship, as necklaces and other items were stolen at this store in December last year.
Southern Africa Cyclone in Malawi and surrounding countries More than 200 dead
In Malawi and surrounding countries in southern Africa, heavy rains caused by cyclones have caused a series of landslides, etc., and so far more than 200 people have died, and local authorities are continuing rescue operations.
Shohei Ohtani WBC 1st Round Group B MVP
Shohei Otani was selected as the best player in Group B in the first round of the WBC = World Baseball Classic.
Putin emphasizes stance to continue invasion in ``fight for the survival of the nation''
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the military invasion of Ukraine was ``a fight for the survival of the nation,'' and reiterated his stance of continuing the invasion by appealing to the people with a sense of crisis.
US IT giant Meta announces about 10,000 more job cuts
After cutting more than 11,000 jobs last November, US IT giant Meta announced plans to cut another 10,000 jobs. In the United States, amid growing concerns about an economic slowdown, major companies are accelerating their efforts to reduce labor costs and other costs.
American drone collides with Russian fighter plane US military announces in the Black Sea sky
The US military said a Russian fighter jet had crashed into a US drone flying over the Black Sea facing southern Ukraine, accusing it of dangerous sabotage.
Kansai Electric Power Co., Ltd. Subsidiary of the transmission and distribution division does not perform some voltage measurements, etc.
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has said that Kansai Electric Power's transmission and distribution division subsidiary did not measure voltage as required by law, and may have reported false data. We requested a detailed report on the situation and measures to prevent recurrence.
House of Councilors member Gersey "expulsion" to be officially decided at today's plenary session
Garthy, who continued to be absent from the Diet and did not respond to the punitive apology, will be officially expelled at the plenary session on the 15th and will lose his qualification as a member. This is the third expulsion of a Diet member since 1951, 72 years ago, under the current constitution.
Kenzaburo Oe's work attracts attention again Publishers to reprint paperbacks
Since the work of Kenzaburo Oe, a Nobel Prize in Literature who died on the 3rd of this month, is attracting attention again, several publishers have decided to reprint paperbacks.
Focus on how far the momentum of wage increases will spread today
The 15th is the intensive response day for this year's spring battle. There is momentum for wage increases, mainly among large companies, with early settlements and full responses, but the focus is on how far this will spread, including among small and medium-sized companies, and whether it will lead to sustainable wage increases.