"Specified Skilled Worker No. 2" Status of Residence Government Shows Expansion Plan, Possibility of Objection
Regarding the status of residence of "Specified Skilled Worker No. 2" for foreigners with skilled skills, the government has revealed a plan to significantly expand the industry to 11 fields such as agriculture. Since this status of residence allows you to stay indefinitely as long as you continue to renew it, some within the ruling party are cautious about expanding its application.
Catch limit hits record low Council of Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Due to the continuing serious poor catch of saury, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries council has approved the smallest proposal so far, setting the upper limit of this year's catch to 118,000 tons, which is 24% less than last year.
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Florida Governor DeSantis, who has been called "Mini Trump" in the United States, visited Japan on the 24th and met with Prime Minister Kishida. Mr. DeSantis is considered one of the leading opposition and Republican candidates in the US presidential election next fall. Why did the governor of the United States come to Japan now and have a meeting with the Prime Minister? I will explain in detail.
5-year-old boy dies in pool "Three coaches didn't notice boy jumping in"
On the 22nd, at a fitness club pool in Takaoka City, Toyama Prefecture, a 5-year-old boy who was participating in a swimming class died in an accident. I found out that I didn't notice the boy who jumped into the pool after being caught.
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to subsidize 260 billion yen for new factory of "Rapidus" jointly invested by Japanese companies
The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has established a new policy of subsidizing 260 billion yen for a new factory to be built in Hokkaido by "Rapidus", which is jointly invested by major Japanese companies with the aim of domestically producing advanced semiconductors.
“Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant No. 1 reactor likely has a hole in the bottom” TEPCO
TEPCO reported at a meeting of the Nuclear Regulation Authority on the 24th that there was a high possibility that there was a hole in the bottom of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 reactor that caused the meltdown. It is believed to have been damaged by the heat of melted nuclear fuel debris, which supports the assumptions made so far.
Arrested a man on suspicion of robbing a precious metal store in Ueno, Tokyo Damage worth about 100 million yen
Last month, a robbery at a precious metal store in Ueno, Tokyo, where customers and clerks were threatened with knives and robbed of luxury wristwatches, was found to be worth about 100 million yen. was arrested. He denies the allegations against the investigation.
Bank of Japan Governor Ueda “Inflation will fall below 2% in the second half of this fiscal year”
Bank of Japan Governor Ueda said at the House of Representatives' Accounts and Administration Oversight Committee meeting on June 24 that the inflation rate would fall below 2% in the second half of this fiscal year, and that monetary easing would continue in line with this outlook. showed.
Toyota to expand "shorter working hours" "Accept children up to the age of 18"
In order to help employees balance work and childcare, Toyota Motor Corporation has decided to extend the age limit for children eligible for "shorter working hours" to "18 years old." We apply the same rules to both regular and non-regular workers.
Burning dragon during Disneyland show
On the 22nd at Disneyland in California, USA, a fire-breathing dragon caught fire during a nighttime show. No one was injured and the local fire department is investigating the cause of the accident.
World military spending increased by 3.7% year-on-year Factors such as Russian military aggression
Sweden's Stockholm Institute for International Peace, which analyzes the world's military situation, said on the 24th that global military spending in 2022 will increase by 3.7% compared to the previous year, reaching $2.24 trillion in Japanese yen. It was announced that it reached about 300 trillion yen, the highest since 1988. The institute points out that Russia's military invasion of Ukraine is a factor.
South Korean President Departs for US Heading to Summit to Respond to North Korea
South Korean President Yoon Sung-ryul left for the United States on the 24th to attend a summit meeting with President Biden. At the meeting, the two leaders are expected to confirm the strengthening of "extended deterrence," which protects allies with deterrence, including the United States' nuclear forces, in response to North Korea.
26-year-old youngest mayor Ryosuke Takashima decides to be elected mayor of Ashiya for the first time
Ryosuke Takashima, who was 26 years old, the youngest mayor in history in Japan, and was elected for the first time in the mayoral election of Ashiya City, Hyogo Prefecture, stood in front of the station on the morning of the 24th and greeted him, "I live the most in the world." I will work hard to aim for the Ashiya that I want to continue," he said.
Farewell party for Mr. Shoichiro Toyoda, honorary chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation
A farewell party was held in Tokyo for Shoichiro Toyoda, honorary chairman of Toyota Motor Corporation, who died in February at the age of 97.
Unified local elections Voter turnout in elections for mayors and assembly members is the lowest ever
In the elections for mayors and assembly members of municipalities, which were held on the 23rd as the second half of the unified local elections, the average voter turnout was lower than in the previous election and was the lowest ever. Elections for ward mayors and ward assembly members in Tokyo have surpassed the previous year, but remain at a low level of less than 50%.
Kobe ramen shop owner kills gangster leader Empty bullet case from the store
On the 22nd, at a ramen shop in Nagata Ward, Kobe, it was found that an empty shell was found in the store in the case where the owner of the gang was murdered. Security cameras at the store showed a suspicious person wearing a hat visiting the store for several minutes around the time of the incident, and police are investigating his whereabouts.
President Zelensky thanks frontline soldiers, calls for unity
In 24 days, it will be one year and two months since Russia launched its military invasion of Ukraine. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has released a video thanking frontline soldiers and once again appealing to the people to unite.
Noot Bar "I'm happy" Shohei Otani Masanao Yoshida's home run
Nutvar hit the first batter home run against the Mariners' starting pitcher, Flexen, who was his first match, without hesitation, swinging through the first pitch in the first at-bat, a 146-kilometer straight that entered high in the middle.
Seiya Suzuki hits in three games in a row.
Seiya Suzuki of the Major League Cubs started on the 23rd against the Dodgers in Chicago, his home base, as No. 4 and Light, and hit a timely hit.
By-election of the House of Councilors: ``I received encouragement for doing well''
When Prime Minister Kishida entered the Prime Minister's Office on the morning of the 24th, he said about the results of the five by-elections for the House of Representatives and the House of Representatives that were held on the 23rd, "We would like the ruling party and the Liberal Democratic Party to increase the number of seats in the five by-elections that were held this time. I take this as a sign of the encouragement I received from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), who said that they would "stick it out firmly" in addressing the important policy issues. I would like to strongly advance politics based on these voices."
Twitter certification mark Some celebrities revived without paying fees
Twitter's operating company in the United States began removing the free mark last week, along with the charge for the authentication mark that indicates that the account belongs to the person. However, some of the marks of celebrities and others are believed to have been revived without payment, and there are voices questioning the response as the certification standards are ambiguous.
Japanese residing in Sudan Moving from the capital to another city by land
Three transport planes of the Air Self-Defense Force were dispatched to the neighboring country of Djibouti in preparation for the evacuation of Japanese people in Sudan, Africa. The dispatched units are believed to be in contact with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, etc., and are planning to evacuate with the Self-Defense Forces transport aircraft.
Masanao Yoshida 2 consecutive home runs including bases loaded in 1 inning
Masanao Yoshida of the Major League Red Sox started the game against the Brewers and hit two consecutive home runs, including a bases-loaded home run, in the first inning of the eighth inning.
Shohei Ohtani No. 5 solo home run after 5 games
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani started the game against the Royals on the 23rd as No. 3 and designated hitter, and hit the fifth solo home run of the season in the third at-bat in six innings. The home run is the first time in five games since the 18th of this month.
``Russian forces failed to prepare for defense in controlled areas'' US think tank
In 24 days, it will be one year and two months since Russia launched its military invasion of Ukraine. The Russian military is wary of a Ukrainian counterattack, but President Putin is insistent on offensive operations in the east, so there is a high possibility that the Russian military is unable to prepare for the defense of the controlled areas. increase.
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to introduce "dynamic pricing" for taxi fares
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism plans to introduce a system called "dynamic pricing" for taxi fares next month, which changes prices according to demand. The target is limited to when the fare to the destination is confirmed in advance using the dispatch app.
Sudan Ceasefire Agreement Continues Fighting, Difficult to Securing Safe Evacuation Routes
In Sudan, Africa, where armed clashes between the military and paramilitary organizations under its umbrella are occurring, the governments of each country are moving to evacuate their citizens abroad. However, even after a ceasefire agreement was reached, the fighting continued in the capital Khartoum and other areas, making it difficult to secure safe evacuation routes.
Chinese Ambassador to France Says “No Agreement to Be Sovereign”
China's ambassador to France once said that there is no international agreement that stipulates that countries such as Ukraine and the three Baltic countries, which were independent from the former Soviet Union, are sovereign states, and the three Baltic countries are strongly opposed. .