Over 30 hours by land, Japanese residing in Sudan “Long stressful evacuation”
By the 25th, 58 people, including Japanese and their families, had evacuated from Sudan in Africa, where the situation is worsening. Many of them arrived at the airport more than 30 hours after leaving the capital, Khartoum, and traveled to the neighboring country of Djibouti on a SDF transport plane. The tense situation along the way became clear.
Will the world's first private moon landing be the biggest challenge?
A lander developed by a Japanese venture company, which continues to fly toward the moon, which is about 380,000 kilometers away from the earth, will attempt to land on the moon in the early hours of the 26th. If successful, it will be the world's first civilian landing on the moon and will attract attention.
New submarine cable between Japan and Europe to investigate Arctic Ocean route, avoiding Russia's influence
The EU (European Union) has begun funding research into a joint project by companies in Japan, the United States, and Europe to lay a new submarine cable connecting Japan and Europe via the Arctic Ocean on the North American side. The aim is to avoid the influence of Russia and make it possible to exchange large amounts of data more safely, and it is attracting attention as a new movement based on the turbulent international situation.
US President Biden announces candidacy for re-election Presidential election next fall
President Biden of the United States released a video statement on the 25th and officially announced that he will run for re-election in the presidential election to be held in the fall of next year (2024). There are no other strong candidates within the Democratic Party for next year's presidential election so far, and at this point, it seems likely that Mr. Biden will be selected as the Democratic nominee after next year's party convention. .
``I don't give ice cream to Chinese people'' video criticized one after another, German manufacturer apologizes
At the Shanghai Motor Show held in China, a video showing that a major German automobile manufacturer did not distribute ice cream to Chinese visitors went viral on Chinese social media, and the manufacturer was forced to apologize. rice field. Some people in China are calling for a boycott of this manufacturer's cars.
Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter accident Announcing the identity of two people who confirmed death Identity confirmation to five people
On the 6th of this month, a Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter disappeared near Miyako Island in Okinawa Prefecture. Announced confirmed. According to Ministry of Defense officials, both are helicopter pilots.
116th birthday Japan's oldest person Fusa Tatsumi The secret to longevity is...
The oldest woman in Japan living in Kashiwara City, Osaka, celebrated her 116th birthday on the 25th. A woman was born in 1907, the 40th year of Meiji. I have witnessed the transition of the Meiji, Taisho, Showa, Heisei, and Reiwa eras.
A new teacher without a teacher's license at a public elementary school in Tokyo is invalidated
The Tokyo Board of Education has canceled the appointment of a newly appointed 23-year-old male teacher at a public elementary school in Tokyo after it was found not to have the necessary license. The teacher has been teaching since the opening ceremony this month, so the Tokyo Board of Education said, ``I have never heard of such a case, and I want to make sure that it is thoroughly confirmed.''
Transgender toilet use to debate, ruling may be reviewed
A transgender employee working for the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry sued the country for unfair discrimination in restricting the use of women's toilets in the workplace. decided to open. Oral arguments are a necessary procedure when changing the judgment, and there is a possibility that the judgment of the second trial, which decided that restricting the use of toilets in the workplace was not illegal, will be reviewed.
34-year-old man arrested for theft of Zenkoji's "Binzuru Sonja" not prosecuted
Prosecutors decided not to indict a 34-year-old man who was arrested for stealing a wooden statue of Binzuru from Zenkoji Temple in Nagano City on the 25th. It seems that he made a statement that did not make sense and decided that he could not be held criminally responsible.
Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications ``Proceed with efforts to eliminate the shortage of lawmakers'' Receiving a unified election
In the town and village assembly elections held in the second half of the unified local elections, the percentage of people who won elections without voting reached a record high. He expressed his desire to go further.
Shohei Ohtani played full time as a designated hitter and hit two bases
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani made a full appearance as a designated hitter in the Athletics match on the 24th and hit a two-base hit with a severe batted ball.
Prime Minister Komei Meets with Representative Yamaguchi Receiving 5th by-election “Steady results”
Prime Minister Kishida held a meeting with Komeito representative Yamaguchi in response to the five by-elections for the House of Representatives, and although the LDP won four victories, there were electoral districts where the difference in votes was small. I confirmed the policy of asking the public to understand the government.
Swine fever occurred at a pig farm ``The number of deaths is increasing'' Police search for related parties Tochigi
In July last year, at a pig farm in Nasukarasuyama City, Tochigi Prefecture, when CSF, a pig infectious disease, and swine fever broke out, the police did not submit the necessary notification to the prefecture, and on the 25th, the police violated the Domestic Animal Infectious Diseases Control Law. We are searching for related parties on suspicion of
Information on suspicious items in the station building directly connected to Hiroshima Station Evacuation of customers, etc. Police confirm the situation
According to JR West, there is information that a suspicious object was found in the station building directly connected to Hiroshima Station, and the police are confirming the situation while evacuating customers and employees from the station building. So far there have been no reports of anyone being injured.
US FOX “Signboard caster stepped down” False reports in the presidential election three years ago
America's FOX News has revealed that the anchor of the night's flagship program has left the program. The TV station, which is known for its conservative tone, reported on the Trump campaign's claims during the presidential election three years ago, and recently admitted that it was false, and this anchor was also involved.
Fukushima Iitate village Official decision to lift evacuation orders issued to reconstruction bases
It was officially decided on May 1 that the evacuation order issued to the reconstruction base in Iitate Village, Fukushima Prefecture, among the "difficult-to-return zones" caused by the accident at the Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, will be lifted.
Training assuming terrorism before the G7 summit Confirmation of evacuation procedures, etc. Narita Airport
Ahead of next month's G7 Hiroshima Summit, a drill was held on the assumption that poisonous substances had been sprayed by terrorism at Narita Airport, and procedures for evacuating passengers were confirmed.
Chinese prosecutor approves arrest of man from Taiwan Suspicion of national division
Chinese prosecutors have announced they have authorized the formal arrest of a 33-year-old man from Taiwan on suspicion of secession. The man was detained by national security authorities to crack down on espionage and other acts in August last year, and it is believed that China is increasing pressure on Taiwan.
[Video] 28-tatami-sized "Floor Momiji" Special Exhibition Gunma Kiryu
At a temple in Kiryu City, Gunma Prefecture, a special exhibition of "floor maple" is being held, where the fresh greenery that spreads in the precincts is reflected on the floor of the main hall.
Egg shortage due to bird flu To formulate new manual for poultry farmers Minister of Agriculture
With the spread of avian influenza, the supply of eggs is in short supply, and Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Nomura has indicated his intention to formulate a new manual for poultry farmers to curb the spread of infection. It is said that if chickens are managed separately for each area, the number of disposals can be reduced.
Tochigi Prefecture Criminal Indictment Against Vendor for Swine Fever "Not Submitting Necessary Notifications"
In July last year, at a pig farm in Nasukarasuyama City, Tochigi Prefecture, CSF and swine fever, an infectious disease of pigs, occurred, and about 56,000 pigs were disposed of. Despite knowing that there was a suspicion of infection, the company and the then representative director were criminally charged with violating the Domestic Animal Infectious Diseases Prevention Act, saying that they did not submit the necessary notification to the prefecture.
UN Secretary General Writes Letter to Putin on Ukrainian Agricultural Exports
UN Secretary-General António Guterres met with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov, who is visiting the United States. Since work on the agreement on the export of Ukrainian agricultural products, which is also mediated by the United Nations, has stalled, I handed over a letter addressed to President Putin showing countermeasures.
JR Fukuchiyama Line derailment accident that killed 107 people 18 years mourning bereaved families and JR West executives
In 25 days, it will be 18 years since the JR Fukuchiyama Line derailment accident that killed 107 people. A memorial service was held near the scene at the time of the accident, and the bereaved families and executives of JR West mourned the deceased.
Deposit outflow of about 10 trillion yen from one of the regional banks in the United States due to financial instability in March
Last month, in the midst of a series of bank failures in the United States and the spread of financial instability, the regional bank "First Republic Bank", which had been worried about its management, revealed that about 10 trillion yen of deposits had flowed out. I made it
A psychiatric hospital in Hachioji, Tokyo, who noticed abuse but did not report it to his boss
At a psychiatric hospital in Hachioji, Tokyo, where a nurse assaulted an inpatient, several staff members who were aware of the abuse did not report it to their superiors, according to a survey by the metropolitan government. I found out from the interview. On the 25th, the city will issue an improvement order to the hospital and request that it strengthen efforts to identify abuse at an early stage.
Development of a special bus that can take a sleep disorder test Promoting demonstration experiments University of Tsukuba
The University of Tsukuba, located in Tsukuba City, Ibaraki Prefecture, has developed a special bus that can be tested for sleep disorders without going to a hospital.
260 billion yen subsidy for advanced semiconductor "Rapidus" new factory officially announced Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Nishimura officially announces a new subsidy of 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. Did.
91 years since the founding of the Korean People's Revolutionary Army Final preparations for military reconnaissance satellite launch
In 25 days, it will be 91 years since the Korean People's Revolutionary Army was founded in North Korea. North Korea, which spurs nuclear and missile development, announced last week that it has completed its first military reconnaissance satellite and plans to rush final preparations for its launch, and the US-South Korea summit on the 26th is also ahead. The countries concerned are becoming more vigilant.
April Monthly Economic Report ``Some weaknesses are gradually picking up,'' basic tone maintained
In its monthly economic report for April, the government maintained its basic assessment that the economy is recovering moderately, although there are some weaknesses, based on the recovery in food and lodging.
Eight people leave Sudan "All Japanese residents who wish to evacuate" Prime Minister Kishida
Prime Minister Kishida clarified that following the 45 Japanese who had evacuated from Sudan in Africa, 8 new people had left the country by the early hours of the 25th Japan time, and that all Japanese residents who had requested had evacuated from Sudan. Did.
South Korean President Yun arrives in US for summit with President Biden
South Korean President Yoon Sung-yeol has arrived in the United States for a summit with President Biden. A senior White House official said that the joint statement will touch on "extended deterrence" to protect allies with deterrence, including US nuclear forces, as the North Korean threat is discussed.
JR Fukuchiyama Line derailment accident 18 years The issue is how to convey memories and lessons
In 25 days, it will be 18 years since the JR Fukuchiyama Line derailment accident that killed 107 people. Bereaved families and companies are still discussing how to preserve the accident vehicle, and the issue is how to pass on the memories and lessons of the accident.
G7 Digital Ministerial Meeting Draft Joint Statement to Formulate Action Plan for “Trustworthy AI”
The draft joint statement of the G7 = digital and technology ministerial meeting of seven major countries, which will open on the 29th of this month, has been revealed. In response to the rapid spread of generative AI such as "ChatGPT", we aim to formulate an action plan for the appropriate use of such AI.
Within the Liberal Democratic Party, the movement toward the dissolution of the House of Representatives has become active, but the opposition party is ready to respond quickly
With the Liberal Democratic Party winning four by-elections in five lower house elections, it is expected that there will be more movement toward the dissolution of the House of Representatives. On the other hand, the opposition parties are wary of an early dissolution, and plan to rush to rebuild the party and field candidates.
45 Japanese residents, etc., from Sudan to Djibouti, all efforts to evacuate the remaining few
A Self-Defense Forces transport plane dispatched to evacuate Japanese residents from Sudan in Africa, where the situation is deteriorating, carried 45 Japanese residents and others at an airport in Sudan and evacuated them to the neighboring country of Djibouti. There are still a few Japanese who wish to evacuate in Sudan, and the government plans to do everything possible to evacuate them as soon as possible.
Tokyo Hachioji Psychiatric hospital where nurses are arrested Tokyo is nearing an improvement order
Regarding the psychiatric hospital in Hachioji, Tokyo, where a nurse assaulted an inpatient, the metropolitan government will soon issue an improvement order, saying that the hospital's management system was insufficient and the abuse could not be detected early. decided to issue a policy.
Developed an endoscope thinner than an injection needle Successful group at Keio University and others
A group at Keio University and others has succeeded in developing a technology that uses optical fibers to make an endoscope thinner than an injection needle. If put into practical use, it is expected to reduce the burden on patients during endoscopy of knee joints.