Russia to deploy tactical nukes in Belarus, Ukrainian official criticizes
Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed that he has agreed to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in neighboring Belarus, an allied country, and is believed to be aiming to strengthen the check on Ukraine and Western countries. A senior Ukrainian government official criticized the move as a violation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.
Mask wearing status survey has been roughly flat since last year
When deciding whether to wear a mask, 50% of people refer to the infection status of the area where they live, while 30% of people refer to the wearing status of people around them, according to a Tokyo survey. Universities and other groups have clarified.
Osaka mayoral election 5 newcomers run
Five newcomers ran for the Osaka mayoral election.
Japanese man detained in Beijing, China is an Astellas Pharma employee
Major pharmaceutical company Astellas Pharma Inc. has revealed that a Japanese man in his 50s who was detained by authorities in Beijing in March on suspicion of violating Chinese law is an employee of the company. We are currently gathering information through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The company says that the man's title and age cannot be disclosed.
Grand sumo spring place New Sekiwake Kirimayama wins first victory Wins Daiei Sho
On the 26th of Chiakiraku, the Grand Sumo Spring Tournament was won for the first time by winning the championship match against Komusubi and Daieisho, who were lined up with 12 wins and 3 losses, with new sekiwake Kirimayama.
Prime Minister Kishida ``New cultural promotion in the center of Kyoto'' Ceremony for the relocation of the Agency for Cultural Affairs to Kyoto
Before the Agency for Cultural Affairs moved to Kyoto from the 27th, Prime Minister Kishida attended a ceremony held in Kyoto and expressed his intention to work on promoting culture, mainly in Kyoto.
Battle of Okinawa 78 years since the US military landing Bereaved families pray for peace Okinawa Zamami Village
In 26 days, it will be 78 years since the American army began landing in the Battle of Okinawa, which killed one in four Okinawans at the end of the Pacific War. In Zamami Village on the Kerama Islands, where the American army first landed and many residents lost their lives, bereaved families offered prayers for peace.
Chairman Hakkaku “It is very regrettable that Yokozuna and Ozeki are closed” Grand Sumo Tournament Spring Tournament
The Grand Sumo Spring Tournament celebrated its final day on the 26th, and Hakkaku, chairman of the Japan Sumo Association, gave his customary greeting, expressing his regret that both Yokozuna and Ozeki were absent for the first time since the Showa era. .
2-year-old twin brothers died Climbing a ledge and falling from a window with a window frame Nagoya
On the 24th, two-year-old twin brothers died after falling out of a window at an apartment in the center of Nagoya city. Interviews with investigative officials revealed that he may have fallen from the window that was not installed. The police are investigating the state of the window at the time and the cause of the fall by listening to the story from the parents.
Women's golf domestic tour Hinako Yamauchi wins first tour victory in her hometown of Miyazaki
The final round of the women's golf domestic tour tournament was held in Miyazaki City, where 26-year-old Hinako Yamauchi won her first tour victory.
Freelance and self-employed Support for income reduction due to childcare Government considers specific measures
As diverse work styles spread, the government revealed its policy to strengthen countermeasures against the declining birthrate, such as creating a new system to provide economic support to freelancers and self-employed people whose income has decreased due to childcare. We are currently considering specific measures to compile the results at the end of this month.
Honduras Establishes Diplomatic Relations Between China and Central America
China and Honduras in Central America established diplomatic relations on the 26th, and Honduras announced the severance of diplomatic ties with Taiwan. With this, the number of countries that have diplomatic relations with Taiwan is 13, the lowest number ever, and it is clear that China is increasing pressure on the DPP government.
6 years after the avalanche accident that killed 8 high school students 50 people including bereaved families mourn Tochigi
A memorial service was held on the 26th, six years after the accident in which eight high school students were killed in an avalanche during mountaineering training in Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture, on the 27th.
Sapporo mayoral election Three incumbents and newcomers run
Shintaro Fujinami loses 2 goals in the 6th inning of the opening match, and will face Otani in the 2nd game of the opening game
On the 25th, pitcher Shintaro Fujinami of the Major League Athletics started the open game with the Brewers and held down 2 runs in 6 innings, finishing the last pitch before the opening. Pitcher Fujinami will make his first major league pitch on the 1st of next month against the Angels, to which Shohei Otani belongs.
Amusement parks, aquariums, zoo admission tickets, etc. increased by more than 36%
As a result of a private credit research company's investigation of amusement parks and aquariums nationwide, it was found that more than 36% of the prices of admission tickets have been raised in the past year due to rising utility costs and raw materials. .
Unified local election Notice of mayoral elections in 6 ordinance-designated cities Total of 21 candidates
In the unified local elections, the mayoral elections for six ordinance-designated cities were announced on the 26th, and a total of 21 candidates have submitted their candidacy so far. Of these, the Osaka mayoral election is expected to be a de facto one-on-one battle between the candidate backed by the Osaka Restoration Party as the successor to the retiring incumbent and the candidate voluntarily supported by members of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Constitutional Democratic Party.
Prime Minister Kishida “I want to show my determination to defend the international order at the Hiroshima Summit”
Prime Minister Kishida gave an admonition at the graduation ceremony of the National Defense Academy, stating that Russia's invasion of Ukraine must be stopped as soon as possible. He emphasized that he would like to demonstrate his determination to uphold the international order based on the rule of law.
Russia to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus US NSC spokesperson ``watch the impact''
Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced an agreement to deploy tactical nuclear weapons to ally Belarus. On the other hand, the White House of the United States has emphasized that it will continue to assess Russia's side, saying that there are no signs that Russia is preparing to use nuclear weapons at present.
Taiwan announces severance of diplomatic relations with Honduras in Central America
Taiwan's Foreign Minister Wu Xiao Shu announced at a press conference in Taipei on the 26th that he had severed diplomatic ties with Honduras in Central America. Since the Tsai Ing-wen administration took office in 2016, the number of countries with which Taiwan has diplomatic relations has decreased by nine, including Honduras, to 13, the lowest number ever. ※ Show is "Kanehen" and "Ritto".
Government's own sanctions against North Korea Adjusted by two-year extension
The government is coordinating to extend Japan's unilateral sanctions against North Korea, which expires in April, for another two years, taking into account the fact that North Korea has repeatedly launched ballistic missiles with unprecedented frequency and methods. is proceeding.
“Moving” polling stations Early voting by bus
I have to go up and down a steep slope to vote. The “moving” polling stations have broken through this situation. A non-step bus is used, which is also connected to barrier-free considerations.
Two dead bodies in Osaka house fire Unable to contact two men who are believed to be residents
In the early hours of the 26th, a fire broke out in a house in Misaki-cho, Osaka, and two people were found dead in the ruins. The police are confirming the identity of the two men who are believed to have lived in this house because they have not been able to contact them.
High school baseball Senbatsu Tournament 8th day Start at 11:00 due to bad weather
On the 8th day of the Senbatsu High School Baseball Tournament, 3 games will be played in the 3rd round. At 6:20 am, the Japan High School Baseball Federation and others announced that the start time of the first game would be delayed from 9:00 am to 11:00 am due to bad weather. The second match is scheduled to start at 1:30 pm and the third match at 4:00 pm.
A total of 20 candidates are scheduled to run for mayoral elections in six ordinance-designated cities today
In the unified local elections, following the gubernatorial election, on the 26th, mayoral elections for six ordinance-designated cities were announced, and a total of 20 candidates are scheduled to run. Of these, the Osaka mayoral election is expected to be a de facto one-on-one battle between the candidate backed by the Osaka Restoration Party as the successor to the retiring incumbent and the candidate voluntarily supported by members of the Liberal Democratic Party and the Constitutional Democratic Party.
Pupils and students of "class guidance" Last year more than 180,000 people nationwide, the highest number ever
In the 3rd year of Reiwa, there were more than 180,000 elementary, junior high and high school students nationwide, who were taught in a separate room while studying in regular classes due to developmental disabilities. A survey by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology found that the number of students increased by 12% from the previous fiscal year.
President of the Czech House of Representatives leads a delegation to visit Taiwan, the largest ever
The president of the lower house of the Czech parliament led the largest delegation ever to visit Taiwan on the 25th. The Czech Republic maintains diplomatic relations with China, but in recent years it has become more inclined toward Taiwan.
Putin agrees to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus
Russian President Vladimir Putin has revealed that he has agreed to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus, an allied country, and it seems that he is aiming to strengthen the check against Western countries that are strengthening military support to Ukraine.
Tornado kills at least 23, injures dozens in southern US
At least 23 people have died, dozens have been injured, and more damage is expected as a tornado hits the state of Mississippi in the southern United States.