Science Council of Japan Opinions Opposing Law Revisions to Revise Membership Selection Series
Regarding the revision of the law to review the selection of members of the Science Council of Japan, government officials have appointed members who provide opinions on the selection of members to the chairman of the Science Council and the government's "Committee on Important Policies" chaired by the Prime Minister. He explained that the selection will be made through discussions among three people, including experts who belong to . Members of the Science Council voiced their opposition to the revision, saying, "I fear that the government's intentions will affect it."
Prime Minister Kishida U.S. Special Envoy Kerry agrees that climate change is an urgent issue
Prime Minister Kishida held talks with Special Envoy Kelly, who is in charge of climate change issues in the United States, and stated that climate change is an urgent issue. We agreed on the importance of going.
Japan-U.S. Foreign Ministers' Meeting Confirms Importance of Assistance to the "Global South"
Foreign Minister Hayashi met with Secretary of State Brinken of the United States on the occasion of the G7 (7 major countries' foreign ministers' meeting) and confirmed the importance of supporting emerging and developing countries called the "Global South."
Fallen tree kills 1 person at campsite Police confirm scene with tree expert
On the 16th at a campsite in Sagamihara City, a tree fell from the root and hit the tent directly, killing a 29-year-old woman inside, and the police confirmed the scene with a tree expert on the 17th. In the future, we will continue to investigate the cause of the collapse and the management situation.
Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter accident Two people who are believed to be members are newly withdrawn Ministry of Defense official
According to Ministry of Defense officials, two people who are believed to be members were newly withdrawn from the sea on the 17th due to an accident in which a Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter disappeared around Miyako Island in Okinawa Prefecture.
Japan-U.S.-Korea ballistic missile launch assumed Joint training in the Sea of Japan
Putin Receives Exercise Report on “Fleet Forces Utilized in All Conflicts”
After receiving a report from Defense Minister Shoigu about the large-scale exercises being conducted in the Far East, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, "The fleet's strength can be used in any conflict." was checked.
Osaka Prefecture, etc. “Possibility of not obtaining permission from authors for IR videos”
Regarding IRs (integrated resort facilities) including casinos, Osaka Prefecture and others have found that videos, etc. created and published by business operators contain copyrighted works that are highly likely to have not been licensed for use by the authors. made it clear that The prefectural government has decided to remove such videos from the website and stop using them.
Paper published 4 years ago Over 100 fabrications Okayama University professor dismissed for disciplinary action
Okayama University has announced that it has dismissed a 56-year-old professor for disciplinary reasons, saying that there were more than 100 fabrications in a paper on cancer published four years ago.
Ukrainian Government Officials Visit Japan Expecting Japan's Assistance for Agricultural Reconstruction
Government officials in charge of agriculture and food issues in Ukraine, where Russia's military invasion continues, visited Japan and said, "I want to incorporate Japan's smart agriculture and irrigation technology" regarding the reconstruction of the agricultural sector. I look forward to your further support.
Giant Shun Yamaguchi, free contract, to retire from active duty Acquired the most wins
35-year-old pitcher Shun Yamaguchi, who had a free contract with the giants in professional baseball, announced on his SNS that he will retire from active duty at the end of this season.
“Shopping” demonstration experiment begins with face recognition
A major IT company has started a demonstration experiment in Tokyo of a payment system that uses face recognition, aiming for use in the retail industry, where labor shortages are becoming more serious.
Japan-South Korea security dialogue held for the first time in about five years
The Japan-ROK Security Dialogue was held in Seoul for the first time in about five years by the foreign and defense authorities of Japan and South Korea.
Park abolished due to complaints about noise Construction started on vacant land What has happened so far?
Although there were calls from residents to continue, Nagano City decided to close the park at the end of this month. rice field.
Grand sumo wrestler Sekiwaki Wakatakakage right knee surgery Long-term rest is unavoidable
Sumo wrestler Wakatakakage Sekiwake has undergone surgery for the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee that he injured at the spring tournament last month. His master, Arashio Oyakata, says it will take "6 months to a year to return," so a long break is unavoidable.
Electric power major unauthorized browsing problem Business improvement order to 5 companies including Kansai Electric Power Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
On the 17th, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced that Kansai Electric Power Co., Kyushu Electric Power Co., and the subsidiaries of the transmission and distribution divisions of both companies, and Chugoku Electric Power Co. A business improvement order was issued to a total of five subsidiaries in the power distribution division, asking them to take measures to prevent recurrence.
Shogi Fujii Rokukan "Best Shogi Player" for 3 consecutive years "Further diligence"
Shogi player Sota Fujii Six Crowns (20) has been selected for the third consecutive year as the Best Shogi Player of the "Shogi Grand Prize", which is given to the most active player last year.
Confidential Document Lists Taiwan Emergency ``It Is Difficult To Prevent Chinese Military From Gaining Air Superiority'' US Newspaper
In the matter of the leak of confidential documents of the US government, the influential newspaper Washington Post said that it was difficult for Taiwan to prevent the Chinese military from gaining air superiority in the event of an emergency. I told you.
Sagamihara City conducts emergency inspection of campsite after falling tree fatal accident in tent
On the 16th, a tree fell on top of a tent at a campsite in Sagamihara City, killing a 29-year-old woman who was sleeping inside. I did an emergency inspection at the campsite.
Miho Takagi announces her intention to participate in the 2026 Olympics speed skating
Miho Takagi, a speed skater who has won seven Olympic medals, the most by a Japanese female athlete, has announced that she will aim to participate in the 2026 Milan Cortina d'Ampezzo Olympics, saying, "Women's 1,500 emails will win the gold medal. I want to go,” he said with a goal.
Nutvar contributes to the victory with the first HR of the season and also shows "Pepper Mill"
Lars Nutvar of the Major League Baseball, the Cardinals, who contributed to Japan's victory in the WBC (World Baseball Classic) of baseball, hit a two-run home run for the first time this season in the second game after returning from injury. contributed to the victory of
Musical "Phantom of the Opera" final performance in NY 35 years of history
The musical "The Phantom of the Opera," which began its performance on Broadway in New York in the United States in 1988 and has continued to break records for the longest time, closed its 35-year history with its final performance on the 16th.
Screenwriter Hiroshi Takeyama dies at 76
Screenwriter Hiroshi Takeyama, who worked on numerous TV dramas and movies such as NHK's Taiga drama "Hideyoshi" and "Toshiie to Matsu", died of septic shock at a hospital in Tokyo on the 12th of this month. he was 76 years old.
House of Representatives Judicial Committee releases video of immigration response to woman's death at immigration facility
Prior to full-scale deliberations on the revision of the Immigration Control Law to review the way foreigners are detained, a member of the House of Representatives Judicial Affairs Committee was shown a video showing the state of a Sri Lankan woman who died in an immigration facility and the response of the immigration authorities. section was disclosed.
G7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting Foreign Minister Hayashi "Shows determination to uphold the international order based on the rule of law"
The G7 = Seven major countries' foreign ministers' meeting is on its second day, and Foreign Minister Hayashi, who serves as chairman, said that while the international community is at a turning point in history due to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the G7 will defend the international order based on the rule of law. He emphasized that he wants to show the world the determination of
Yu Darvish throws 7 innings with 1 goal and a good throw but 2nd loss without support Padres
Pitcher Yu Darvish of the Padres in the major leagues started the game against the Brewers and pitched well, giving up one run in seven innings, but suffered his second loss this season without the support of the batting line.
Rui Hachimura leads the team to victory with the team's highest score of 29 points in the first playoff match
NBA = American professional basketball, Lakers' Rui Hachimura participated in the first round of the playoffs against the Grizzlies and scored 29 points, the most in the team, including five three-point shots.He led the Lakers to victory. .
Explosives at Prime Minister's speech The focus of the investigation is the suspect [updated on the 17th]
On the morning of the 15th, when Prime Minister Kishida was visiting a fishing port in Wakayama City to support the election, an explosive was thrown just before his speech. Prime Minister Kishida evacuated from the scene without injury, and one police officer was slightly injured. Police arrested a 24-year-old suspect living in Hyogo Prefecture on the spot on suspicion of forcible obstruction of business. In response to the investigation, it is said that he said, "I will tell you everything after the lawyer comes." We will update you from time to time.
Shuttle bus Safety device to prevent children from being left behind Companies are developing at a rapid pace
In order to prevent children from being left behind on shuttle buses, the installation of safety devices has been compulsory from this month, and the movement of product development is spreading among manufacturers, such as a system that checks the inside of the bus with a camera and sounds an alarm. .
Only 10% of town and village mayors nationwide said that digitization was “very effective”
Ahead of the unified local elections, NHK conducted a survey of all governors and mayors of municipalities nationwide. More than 80% answered that digitization was "effective," while citing financial and human resource issues. We received a lot of feedback.
Shohei Otani No hits in 4 at bats Consecutive base games stop at "36"
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani made a full appearance in the match against the Red Sox on the 16th, but ended up with no hits in 4 at bats, and his longest streak of consecutive games, which had continued since last year, stopped at "36". Red Sox player Masanao Yoshida returned to the starting line-up for the first time in five games, but did not get a hit.
Beijing Detains Ex-Lawyer and Wife Who Worked on Human Rights Issues
A prominent former lawyer who has worked on human rights issues in China and his wife were detained by Chinese authorities when they tried to head to the EU = European Union delegation in Beijing, and the EU delegation and others immediately released them. I am asking you to
Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter accident 5 people on the seabed, 2 of them confirmed dead Considering withdrawal of aircraft
On the 16th, two people believed to be members of the Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter were rescued from the sea near the site and confirmed dead. The Self-Defense Forces will continue to search for three other rescuers confirmed in the sea and missing members, and will proceed with consideration of whether it is possible to withdraw the aircraft found on the seabed.
President Zelensky shows intention to recapture all territories including Crimea
In Ukraine, where the military invasion by the Russian army continues, Russian attacks continued in various places on the 16th, which is the Easter festival celebrating the resurrection of Christ, and President Zelensky once again called on the people to unite.
Accident involving 3 buses etc. on Mie Shinmeishin Expressway 13 passengers transported
After midnight on the 17th, there was an accident involving three large trucks and a highway bus on the Shin-Meishin Expressway in Komono Town, Mie Prefecture. According to the police, 13 people, including bus passengers, were taken to the hospital, but they are all conscious.
Egg shortages continue, restaurant chains suspend menus using eggs
Due to the shortage of egg supply due to the spread of bird flu, restaurant chains are increasingly suspending or changing menus using eggs.
Did the suspect use a homemade bomb made by himself? Explosives at the Prime Minister's speech
In an incident in which an explosive was thrown at Prime Minister Kishida, who was visiting to support the election in Wakayama City, police believe that the suspect used a homemade bomb made by himself using metal pipes. We are investigating in detail how to obtain materials and the manufacturing process.