Hokkaido Aomori Iwate seismic intensity 4 No worries about tsunami damage
At around 6:18 pm on the 28th, there was an earthquake with a seismic intensity of 4 in Hokkaido, Aomori Prefecture, and Iwate Prefecture. There may be some tidal changes due to this earthquake, but there is no worry about tsunami damage.
Continued loss of Russian troops? April to meeting with Belarus to strengthen cooperation
Russia, which continues its military invasion of Ukraine, is shifting its focus from the battlefield of Bakhmut in the eastern Donetsk region, but there is a view that the loss of troops continues. Under these circumstances, the Russian government announced that it will hold a meeting with neighboring Belarus next month to strengthen cooperation, and the two leaders may exchange views on the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons.
Toshiba's fraudulent accounting issue Tokyo District Court ruling to order compensation for five former executives
In a lawsuit in which the company and shareholders sought compensation from 15 former management members, including successive presidents, in the fraudulent accounting problem of Toshiba, a major electronics manufacturer, the Tokyo District Court issued a judgment ordering compensation to 5 people. . This is the first time that Toshiba's former management has been held liable for damages in the accounting scandal.
Farewell party for Mr. Toru Watanabe Tokyo
A farewell party for actor Toru Watanabe, who passed away in November last year, was held in Tokyo on the 28th, and people who were close to him regretted saying goodbye.
Home routers become the source of cyberattacks Strengthen security
The Metropolitan Police Department is calling for strengthening the security of routers, as there are a series of cases where home routers used for wireless connection of personal computers are illegally intruded from the outside and used as a source of cyber attacks.
"Stealth marketing" designated as a prohibited act under the Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations
On the 28th, the Consumer Affairs Agency designated the so-called "stealth marketing", which advertisers advertise on the Internet while hiding the fact that it is an advertisement, as a prohibited act under the Act against Premiums and Misleading Representations. This is the first time that stealth marketing has been regulated in Japan, and the Consumer Affairs Agency has announced operational standards for enforcement on October 1st.
Metropolitan Police Department Nishiarai Police Station Mistake in handing over the bodies of two people
The Metropolitan Police Department revealed on the 27th that there was a mistake in handing over the two bodies to their bereaved families at the police station in Adachi Ward, Tokyo.
To the dinosaur museum renewal, skeleton assembly work etc. open to the public Fukui
On the 28th, at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, which is under construction for the reopening of this summer, the work of assembling the skeleton of a moved dinosaur was released to the press.
Enactment of tax reform bill for new fiscal year, including expansion of NISA
The Tax Reform Act for the 5th year of Reiwa, which includes the expansion of the preferential tax system "NISA" for individual investors, was approved and enacted at the plenary session of the House of Councilors on the 28th.
QR code for all elementary school textbooks Web video for class Textbook certification
The examination of textbooks used in elementary schools from April next year has ended. This year, in addition to an increase in the number of textbooks that make use of videos on the web, textbooks dealing with gender diversity and bullying issues also stood out.
New fiscal year budget approved
The budget for the new fiscal year (FY2023), which will bring the total amount of the general account to more than 114 trillion yen, the largest ever, was voted on at the plenary session of the House of Councilors, and was passed with a majority of support from both the Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito Party.
Japanese man detained in China Foreign Minister Hayashi “Cannot be contacted directly, release early”
Regarding the detention in China of a Japanese man in his 50s working for a major pharmaceutical company, Minister for Foreign Affairs Hayashi clarified that he had not been able to contact the man directly, and continued to request his early release and a meeting with the consul. He expressed his intention to strongly demand its implementation.
Shiga Yonehara, 3 babies of "the cutest sheep in the world" will be released
At a tourist farm in Maibara City, Shiga Prefecture, a baby sheep known as "the cutest sheep in the world" is exhibited to the public and entertains visitors.
[Commentary] “Tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus” Russia-China honeymoon relationship
President Putin has announced a policy of deploying tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus, which is an ally of Ukraine, and has strengthened the restraint on the Western side that is strengthening military support to Ukraine. Attention is being paid to whether this policy will have a negative impact on the honeymoon relationship between Russia and China. Hideki Yui caster's commentary. (The video is 5 minutes and 4 seconds. It cannot be viewed on data broadcasting.)
Nearly 60% of small and medium-sized enterprises plan to raise wages, up 12 points from last year, Nissho survey
A survey of small and medium-sized enterprises conducted by the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry found that nearly 60% of companies responded that they were planning to raise wages, an increase of more than 12 percentage points from last year's survey.
Shohei Otani This year's income is 8.45 billion yen, the highest ever US economic magazine
On the 27th, the American economic magazine Forbes announced the top 10 incomes of major league players this year, and Shohei Otani of the Angels ranked first for the first time with $ 65 million, or 8.45 billion yen in Japanese yen.
Bird flu detected at poultry farm About 560,000 chickens disposed of Hokkaido
A poultry farm in Chitose, Hokkaido, suspected of having a "highly pathogenic" bird flu virus was detected in dead chickens, and the prefecture began culling approximately 560,000 chickens. According to the road, the number to be disposed of is the highest level ever in Hokkaido.
Supporting landmine removal with AI New technology developed by a major Japanese manufacturer
A major Japanese manufacturer has developed a new technology that uses AI (artificial intelligence) to help remove landmines in conflict areas around the world. It is possible to predict in a short period of time where landmines have been buried, and it is expected to be put to practical use within the next fiscal year.
Russia announces anti-ship cruise missile firing exercise in Sea of Japan
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on SNS on the 28th that the Navy's Pacific Fleet launched an anti-ship cruise missile "Mosquito" in the waters of the Sea of Japan and released a video on the 28th. The two ships each fired a cruise missile that hit a supposed enemy ship approximately 100 kilometers away. Details such as the location have not been disclosed, but the exercise was said to have been carried out in a safe manner. The video shows the missile being launched in a low trajectory toward the front of the ship with intense jet flames.
House of Councilors Budget Committee approves budget for new fiscal year
The budget proposal for the new fiscal year (FY2023), which will bring the total amount of the general account to a record high of more than 114 trillion yen, was voted on by the Budget Committee of the House of Councilors and was approved by a large majority. The budget bill is expected to be passed and enacted at the plenary session of the House of Councilors.
Information that one person was swept away on the Hozu River in Kyoto
According to the fire department, around 11:30 a.m. on the 28th, a report was received from the office of the river rafting on the Hozu River in Kyoto, saying, ``One river boat has run aground''. According to the Hozugawa Cruise Company Association, which operates the river rafting, there are 26 people on board, including tourists, and according to the fire department, there is information that one person was swept away, so they are heading for rescue. Also, according to the union, three of the 26 people on board are children.
Boxing Ryota Murata announces retirement "Start in the name of retirement"
Ryota Murata, a boxing middleweight Olympic gold medalist and professional world champion, revealed at a press conference held on the 28th that he would retire, saying, "I'm retiring as a boxer, but I'm starting in the name of retirement. I think so," he said.
House of Councilors Budget Committee to approve new fiscal year budget to be established at plenary session in the afternoon
The budget proposal for the new fiscal year, which will bring the total amount of the general account to over 114 trillion yen, the largest ever, will soon be voted on by the Budget Committee of the House of Councilors, and is expected to be approved by a majority. And the budget bill is expected to be passed and enacted at the plenary session of the House of Councilors in the afternoon.
Job-hunting online exam fraudulent agency Former office worker convicted with suspended sentence
The Tokyo District Court ruled against a former company employee who was accused of impersonating a student who was looking for a job and fraudulently acting on behalf of a company for online examinations for recruitment. ”He handed down a conviction with a suspended sentence.
New cancer control basic plan cabinet decision to raise the screening rate target to 60%
With regard to measures against cancer, which is said to affect one in two Japanese people, the government will promote cooperation between local governments and companies, and raise the target for the cancer screening rate from 50% to 60%. The Cabinet decided on a new basic plan for the country that incorporates the above.
Assets not inherited by the deceased Total amount of over 2.1 billion yen Recommendation for burden reduction
According to a survey by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, as of 2021, at least 2.1 billion yen will be stored in local governments nationwide, as the property of the deceased will not be inherited by anyone. The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has recommended that the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare and other organizations disseminate information that will reduce the burden on local governments that store them, as the burden of searching for family members to inherit them is increasing.
Minister Takaichi denies resignation over administrative documents
Minister of State for Economic and Security Affairs Takaichi denied being asked to resign by the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan over the fact that the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' administrative documents related to him were "fabricated." bottom.
High school baseball Senbatsu Osaka Toin wins Noshiro Shoyo and advances to the best 8
In the first match on the 9th day of the Senbatsu High School Baseball Tournament, Osaka Toin High School, aiming to win the tournament for the first time in a row for the second time, beat Akita's Noshiro Shoyo High School 1-0 and decided to advance to the Best Eight.
Government decided to spend 2,222.6 billion yen from this year's reserve fund for price measures, etc.
At the cabinet meeting on the 28th, the government will provide a subsidy of 50,000 yen per child to low-income child-rearing households, etc., for price measures, etc., from the contingency for this year and 2022, totaling 2,2226. I decided to spend 100 million yen.
France Pension Reform Opposition Demonstrators Block Louvre Museum Closed All Day
In Paris, France, demonstrators against pension reform blocked the entrance to the Louvre Museum, closing the museum for the day. Protracted protests against pension reform have also affected tourism.
North Korea “Training to launch two “tactical ballistic missiles” yesterday”
According to state media on the 28th, North Korea's military missile unit conducted a drill on the 27th to launch two "surface-to-surface tactical ballistic missiles" from the capital Pyongyang toward an island in North Hamkyong Province in the northeastern part of the country. Announced. The South Korean military's Joint Chiefs of Staff has revealed that North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles from the vicinity of Pyongyang on the morning of the 27th, and the announcement is believed to refer to these missiles.
Confusion spreads as citizens protest over Israeli judicial reform
In Israel in the Middle East, public opposition is intensifying over the reform of the judicial system promoted by the Netanyahu administration, and on the 27th protest strikes were held in various places such as universities and airports, causing confusion. Prime Minister Netanyahu has indicated a policy to freeze reforms for the time being, but it is unclear whether the turmoil will subside.
Red Sox Masanao Yoshida hits for the first time in four games in the open game
Masanao Yoshida of the Red Sox in the major leagues started in the opening game against the Braves as the 4th left fielder, and hit for the first time in four games in the opening game.
North Korea's General Secretary Kim inspects the nuclear weapons business "Spur the production of nuclear weapons"
On the 27th, General Secretary Kim Jong-un of North Korea inspected projects related to nuclear weapons and received reports from executives of the "Nuclear Weapons Research Institute" on the development of new tactical nuclear weapons and the "National Nuclear Weapons Comprehensive Management System." announced on the 28th through state media. Kim is said to have directed the production of weapons-grade nuclear materials to be expanded and the production of powerful nuclear weapons to be accelerated.
Germany hands over 18 Leopard 2 main battle tanks to Ukraine
German Chancellor Scholz has announced that 18 German Leopard 2 main battle tanks have been handed over to Ukraine. As the Ukrainian military prepares to embark on a large-scale reversal offensive, Western military aid is accelerating.
Unable to identify emission sources at 98% of points exceeding the PFAS target value indicated as hazardous
According to a survey compiled by the Ministry of the Environment on PFAS, which contains chemical substances that have been pointed out to be harmful, 98% of the 81 locations in 13 prefectures that exceeded the national provisional target values identified the emission source. It turns out that it didn't reach. The Ministry of the Environment will consider countermeasures in the event that the emission source of "PFAS" cannot be identified and how harmful it is.
Solar panel companies move to recycle
With the rapid spread of photovoltaic power generation, the number of discarded panels is expected to increase sharply in the future, and companies are starting to put more effort into recycling.
Bank of Japan's Tankan private sector forecast: “Large manufacturing industry downturn for 5 consecutive quarters” strengthens view
According to the Bank of Japan's Tankan (Short-Term Economic Survey of Enterprises), which will be released on the 3rd of next month, the private sector predicts that large companies and manufacturing industries will judge the economy for the fifth consecutive term due to factors such as the slowdown in overseas economies and the increase in purchasing costs. There is a growing view that it will get worse in the future.
NY Dow rises for 3 consecutive days due to agreement to acquire Silicon Valley Bank
On the 27th of the week, the New York stock market was relieved by the purchase agreement of the bankrupt Silicon Valley Bank, and the number of buy orders increased, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose for three consecutive business days.
Shooting at elementary school in Tennessee, 6 dead, including children, killer woman dies
On the morning of the 27th, there was a shooting incident at an elementary school with a kindergarten in the southern state of Tennessee, killing six people, including three children. The 28-year-old suspect woman was shot on the spot by a rushed police officer and died, and the police are investigating the motive in detail.
Japanese detained in China Can not be contacted on the day of returning home due to transfer
A Japanese man from a major pharmaceutical company who was detained this month by Chinese authorities is an experienced expatriate who has worked in China for many years, and was unable to contact him on the day he returned to Japan due to a transfer. Sources with ties to Japan and China have expressed strong concerns that the move will have "a very serious impact on future economic relations and other areas."
High School Baseball Senbatsu Tournament Day 9 Highlights 3rd Round 4 Games
On the 9th day of the Senbatsu High School Baseball Tournament, 4 games will be played in the 3rd round.
Chinese public security authorities seize pirated site First time after receiving request from Japan
The Chinese authorities, who have been conducting an investigation at the request of a Japanese industry group for operating the largest pirated anime site for Japan, have found four men and women in the country. I was. According to the group, it is the first time that operators of pirated sites based in China have been exposed by local public security authorities as a result of Japanese efforts.