Ryuichi Sakamoto's last composition before his death School song of Tokushima "Kamiyama Marugoto Kosen"
It turned out that the deceased musician Ryuichi Sakamoto had composed the school song for `` Kamiyama Marugoto Kosen '', which was opened with the aim of fostering entrepreneurs in Kamiyama Town, Tokushima Prefecture, while fighting illness. According to Sakamoto's agency, this is the last song Sakamoto composed.
Finland to join NATO on April 4
NATO = North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary General Stoltenberg announced that Finland in Northern Europe will join NATO on the 4th, saying that the approval process by all member countries has been completed. NATO now has 31 member states. “Finland will be safer and NATO will be stronger,” Stoltenberg said. On the other hand, there is no prospect of joining Sweden, which had applied for membership along with Finland.
Prime Minister Kishida Shows Thoughts on Full-Scale Consideration of Financial Resources for Declining Birthrate Countermeasures Committee
Regarding financial resources to strengthen countermeasures against the declining birthrate, Prime Minister Kishida showed a cautious stance on the issuance of "educational government bonds" at the House of Councilors Committee on Accounts. Based on this, he indicated his intention to start full-scale examination work.
President Zelensky to visit Poland to discuss reversal offensive
Will the child-rearing environment, the safety of children, and the problem of poverty really change? The Children and Family Agency was newly established as the "control tower for child policy." The future focus will be on whether we can secure the necessary financial resources and lead effective initiatives while breaking down the “vertical division” of government offices. feature is? What is your problem? We have summarized in detail in the Q&A.
Communication failures at NTT East and NTT West
NTT East and NTT West have clarified that a total of 116 communication devices with the same function in East and West suffered simultaneous failures in connection with the Internet connection service and Hikari Denwa that occurred from the morning of the 3rd to the morning. . The device that caused the failure is a device that has a function to connect the Internet network and the customer, and it is made by the same overseas manufacturer. Both companies are investigating the cause. On the evening of the 3rd, Koichi Suzuki, General Manager of NTT East Japan Service Operation Department, and Ichinobu Katsura, General Manager of NTT West Japan Service Engineering Department, held an online conference and apologized. Regarding the communication failure this time, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications said that it may fall under a "serious accident" stipulated by the Telecommunications Business Law based on the number of affected users and the time until restoration, and detailed reasons for the two companies. I am requesting a report as soon as possible.
Russian cafe explodes, says Russian woman detained Federal Investigative Commission
A Russian woman has been detained after an explosion at a cafe in Russia's second-largest city, St. The Russian was reportedly facing administrative sanctions for participating in an unauthorized rally the day Putin's regime launched its military invasion last February.
From the Bank of Japan Tankan
The Bank of Japan's latest Tankan survey shows that many companies are unable to pass on the increase in raw material prices, and that their earnings are being squeezed amidst the spread of price hikes among companies. On the other hand, companies around the world are struggling to respond to the issue of wage increases against the backdrop of the worsening labor shortage.
Vice President of OB of Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism resigns from airport facilities "for personal reasons"
A former administrative vice-minister of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism asked the company "Airport Facilities" in Ota Ward, Tokyo, which operates airport facilities, to make the vice president of this company, an alumnus of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, the next president. It was revealed in March that the vice president resigned from the company on the 3rd. According to the company, it was Katsuhiro Yamaguchi, vice president of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, who resigned for "personal reasons."
More than 30 dolphins wash up on the beach Chiba Boso Peninsula
On the morning of the 3rd, over 30 dolphins were found washed up on the coast of the Boso Peninsula in Chiba Prefecture. Surfers gathered at the site and worked to bring the dolphins back to shore, but it was confirmed that three of them were dead.
[Video] ``Hitome Senbonzakura'' A row of cherry blossom trees that stretches for about 8 kilometers along the Shiroishi River Miyagi
The rows of cherry blossom trees along the Shiroishi River, which is known as the "Hitome Thousand Cherry Blossoms" and is one of Miyagi Prefecture's most famous cherry blossom viewing spots, are at their best.
One child dies of ``acute hepatitis of unknown cause'' First death reported in Japan
The National Institute of Infectious Diseases announced that one child died in Japan from acute hepatitis of unknown cause, which has been reported in young children mainly in Europe and the United States. This is the first time a death has been reported in the country.
ANA's domestic flight system malfunction recovery delayed flight cancellation possibility
According to All Nippon Airways, a problem occurred in the domestic flight system from around 2:10 pm on the 3rd, making it impossible to make reservations and boarding procedures, but it was restored using the alternative system around 3:11 pm. about it. All Nippon Airways will continue to investigate the cause, but there are delays in operations at airports in various places, and there is a possibility that flights will be canceled in the future. All Nippon Airways said on its website, "We deeply apologize for the inconvenience caused to our customers."
My Neighbor Totoro Stage Version Won 6 Olivier Awards, Britain's Highest Honor
The Olivier Awards ceremony, which is considered to be the highest honor in the British theater world, was held in London on the 2nd. bottom.
Problem with ANA domestic flight system Reservation and boarding procedures cannot be done
According to All Nippon Airways, around 2:10 pm on the 3rd, there was a problem with the domestic flight system, making reservations and boarding procedures impossible. We are investigating the cause and proceeding with restoration work, but there is a possibility that future flights may be delayed or canceled. All Nippon Airways said on its website, "We apologize for any inconvenience caused to our customers."
Children and Family Agency started Prime Minister Kishida “Reflecting children's opinions in policy”
The work of the Children and Family Agency, which was newly established as a control tower for child policy, started in earnest on the 3rd. At the inaugural ceremony, Prime Minister Kishida emphasized his desire to reflect the opinions of children in policy.
In memory of Mr. Takeshi Kitano and Mr. Ryuichi Sakamoto “I am the only one who has “Senmeri””
Film director and media personality Takeshi Kitano, who co-starred with Nagisa Oshima in the movie "Merry Christmas on the Battlefield," in which Ryuichi Sakamoto acted as an actor and was in charge of the music, said, "I'm just shocked and disappointed and I have no words. Director Nagisa Oshima of 'Merry Christmas on the Battlefield' passed away, David Bowie passed away, Ryuichi Sakamoto passed away, and all of my friends were gone, so 'Merry Christmas on the Battlefield' became just me." He posted a comment on his website.
Nomination of 9 companies including Kansai Electric Power and suspended Electricity sales cartel Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry provided subsidies to nine companies, including subsidiaries, in response to the problem that Chugoku Electric Power Co., Chubu Electric Power Co., and Kyushu Electric Power Co. had formed a cartel with Kansai Electric Power Co. over electricity sales to businesses. We have taken measures to suspend the nomination of people who are unable to participate in the projects to be ordered.
Finnish general election Prime Minister Marin loses ruling party Opposition to coalition talks
A general election was held in Finland in Northern Europe on the 2nd, and the `` Social Democratic Party '' led by Prime Minister Marin lost, and the opposition `` National Coalition '' became the first party. However, since the "National Coalition" failed to win a majority of seats, coalition negotiations are expected to take place, and attention is being paid to what kind of government will be born.
Japanese detained “Request early release from China” Prime Minister Kishida
Regarding the Japanese man who worked for a major pharmaceutical company who was detained in China in March, Prime Minister Kishida, at the House of Councilors Committee on Accounts, strongly urged the Chinese side to release him as soon as possible, and will provide as much support as possible to his family and other related parties. showed an idea.
Astronaut Candidate Ayu Yoneda's First Attendance at JAXA "Fun and Exciting"
Japan-U.S.-South Korea joint exercise announced today
South Korea's Ministry of Defense has announced that it will conduct joint exercises among Japan, the United States, and South Korea from the 3rd, with the participation of an American nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, emphasizing its position to strengthen security cooperation, including with Japan.
Communication failure between NTT East and West All restored
According to NTT East and NTT West, from the morning of the 3rd, some Internet connection services and Hikari Denwa became unusable due to equipment failure, but they were all restored.
Ryuichi Sakamoto passes away [voice of mourning]
Musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, who won the Academy Award for the music of the movie "The Last Emperor" and was also active as a member of the music group "Yellow Magic Orchestra" = "YMO", passed away on the 28th of last month. he was 71 years old. Voices of condolence have been received from both Japan and overseas.
Bank of Japan's Tankan economic judgment of large manufacturing companies worsened for the fifth consecutive quarter
The Bank of Japan has released its Tankan (Short-Term Economic Survey of Enterprises). The index that shows the economic judgment of large companies in the manufacturing industry was +1 point, down 6 points from the previous time, and has deteriorated for the fifth consecutive quarter.
Former governor critical of Republican Trump announces candidacy US presidential election
Hutchinson, the former governor of the southern state of Arkansas, who is critical of former President Trump in the opposition Republican Party, announced his intention to run for the US presidential election next fall.
NTT East FLET'S HIKARI Some Internet cannot be used due to equipment failure
According to NTT East, some Internet connection services have been unavailable since around 7:10 am on the 3rd due to equipment failure. According to the company, some of the services such as FLET'S Hikari Wi-Fi Access, FLET'S Hikari Cross, and FLET'S Hikari Next are no longer available.
Red Sox Masanao Yoshida 2 hits 2 RBI also contributed to victory
Major League Baseball Red Sox player Masanao Yoshida made a full appearance against the Orioles, scoring 2 hits and 2 RBIs and stealing his first base, contributing to the team's victory.
Japanese government continues dialogue with China
Foreign Minister Hayashi visited China for the first time in about three years as a foreign minister. The government intends to continue dialogue in the future and seek clues toward resolving outstanding issues such as the detention of Japanese nationals and maritime advances in the East China Sea, with the aim of building a constructive and stable relationship.
Mets Kodai Senga wins first game in debut game, throws well with 8 strikeouts and 1 run
Hiroshi Senga, who has been playing for the Mets in the major leagues since this season, made his first start against the Marlins and scored eight strikeouts and allowed only one run in the middle of the sixth inning, giving him his first victory in his debut match.
“North Korea’s nuclear facility activities are becoming more active,” US research group analyzes
A research group in the United States revealed an analysis that activities are increasing, such as the possibility that a new experimental light water reactor under construction at a nuclear facility in Yongbyon in North Korea is nearing completion. Did. He points out that the move may be in response to General Secretary Kim Jong-un's directive last month to expand the production of nuclear materials used in nuclear weapons.
Angels Shohei Ohtani's first solo home run of the season
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani started the game against the Athletics on the 2nd as No. 3 and designated hitter, caught the first pitch in the 3rd at-bat in the 5th inning, and was the 1st solo home run of the season in the 3rd game from the opening. hit the
Children and Family Agency starts today Can you lead measures such as declining birthrate?
The Children and Family Agency, which was newly established as a control tower for child policy, will start operations on the 3rd. We will be asked whether we can secure the necessary financial resources while breaking down the bureaucratic divisions and take the lead in effective initiatives such as countermeasures against the declining birthrate.
"Credit Suisse" bailout acquisition Swiss prosecutor reports that investigation has started
Swiss prosecutors have launched an investigation into suspected illegal activities by those involved in the rescue takeover of Credit Suisse by Swiss financial giant UBS, according to a series of Western media reports.
Russia St Petersburg cafe explosion kills 1, injures 19
One person has been killed and 19 injured in an explosion at a cafe in Russia's second-largest city, Saint Petersburg, on Saturday. The deceased is believed to be a government-friendly military commentator who has sent SNS supporting the military invasion of Ukraine, and the investigative authorities are investigating in detail.