A robbery at an accessory store in Omotesando A trio steals cash and rings and escapes
On the night of the 29th, a group of three broke into an accessory store in Omotesando, Tokyo, threatened the store clerk with a knife, and took away cash and rings. This store was also damaged in August last year, and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the whereabouts of the three men as a robbery case.
Judo All Japan Championship Takeshi Ojiya wins for the 4th time
Manufacturing and AI Contest for technical college students to propose solutions to social issues
A contest was held in Tokyo in which students from technical colleges across the country proposed new businesses that combine manufacturing technology and AI (artificial intelligence) to solve social issues.
Two weeks after the armed conflict in Sudan, the ceasefire extension agreement continues with gunfire
In 29 days, it will be two weeks since armed clashes between military and paramilitary forces began in Sudan, Africa. Both sides agreed to extend the ceasefire period by 72 hours, but there are concerns that the humanitarian crisis will become even more serious as gunfights continue mainly in the capital.
Russia 'People Panic' Allows Online Notification of Summons
On the 14th of this month, President Putin of Russia signed and enacted a bill to revise the convocation warrant for military service, which allows online notification from handing over in writing.
Mickey Mouse parade in Urayasu City Commemorating the 40th anniversary of the opening of the park
A parade commemorating the 40th anniversary of the opening of Tokyo Disney Resort was held in Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture, and Mickey Mouse and other characters excited the local town.
Protracted military aggression causes mental health problems for Ukrainian soldiers, families
As Russia's military aggression against Ukraine continues, there is no end to the number of cases in which soldiers who fought on the front lines and their families complain of mental health problems.
NBA Lakers advances to the conference semifinals Rui Hachimura 6 points
NBA = American professional basketball, the Lakers, to which Rui Hachimura belongs, won the 6th round of the first round of the playoffs against the Grizzlies, and decided to advance to the conference semifinals with a match record of 4 wins and 2 losses.
Three female referees serve as referees and assistant referees for the first time in 30 years
On the 29th, three female referees acted as referees and assistant referees in the soccer match between Yokohama F. Marinos and Nagoya Grampus in J1, the first division of the J.League. This is the first time in the J.League that three female referees are in charge of one match.
Curling Mixed Doubles World Championship Matsumura and Tanida are the first Japanese players to win silver
At the mixed doubles curling world championship held in South Korea, Japan's Chiaki Matsumura and Kouma Tanida pair lost to the United States 2-8 in the final, but won the silver medal for the first time as a Japanese team in this event. bottom.
Mr. Hideki Matsui shows batting to baseball class children
On the 29th, the first day of the long holiday, Mr. Hideki Matsui, who was active in the professional baseball giants and the Yankees of the major leagues, held a baseball class and taught children the fun of baseball while showing off his own batting skills. rice field.
Money spent on long holidays: More than 39,000 yen per person, an increase of about 10,000 yen from last year
A survey was concluded that the amount of money spent on leisure during this year's long holidays is about 39,000 yen per person, an increase of about 10,000 yen from last year.
Tiffany New York head office remodeled for the first time in 83 years and bustling with many customers
The main store of Tiffany & Co., a jewelry brand in New York, USA, reopened on the 28th after being renovated for the first time in 83 years, and was crowded with many customers as soon as it opened.
Shohei Otani 3rd designated hitter and full participation Hits in 3 consecutive games
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani made a full appearance as a designated hitter in the match against the Brewers on the 28th, the day after the game in which he played a double-handed pitcher, and marked a hit for the third consecutive game with a severe hit.
Self-Defense Forces Helicopter Accident Begins preparations for aircraft recovery Large net into the sea
In the accident where the Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter disappeared around Miyako Island in Okinawa Prefecture, preparations for the recovery of the aircraft by a private work boat began on the 29th.
Ukraine kills 25, including children, accuses Russia of 'absolute evil'
The Russian army, which continues to invade Ukraine, attacked various parts of Ukraine with missiles on the 28th, killing 25 people, including children. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky strongly condemned the Russian side for this, and once again appealed for further support, saying that weapons are necessary to protect the people.
G7 Digital Ministerial Meeting Begins Discussing Possibilities and Challenges of AI such as ChatGPT
G7 = The digital and technology ministerial meeting of seven major countries has begun in Takasaki City, Gunma Prefecture. Discussions will be held on the possibilities and challenges of AI, such as ChatGPT, whose use is rapidly expanding, and the focus will be on whether countries can agree on how development and regulations should be.
Red Sox Masanao Yoshida started and hit eight games in a row
Masanao Yoshida of the Major League Red Sox started the game against the Guardians as No. 2 and left field, hitting two bases and extending his consecutive game hits to "8".
Parents of American victims of the tsunami donated a library to their alma mater as a “bridge between Japan and the United States”
The parents of an American assistant English teacher who died in the tsunami after the Great East Japan Earthquake donated a library to her alma mater in the United States in order to realize her daughter's desire to become a bridge between Japan and the United States. Did.
Prime Minister Kishida to visit South Korea Coordinating with President Yoon with a view to the first half of next month
Prime Minister Kishida is currently making arrangements to visit South Korea in the first half of next month before the G7 Hiroshima Summit and hold a meeting with President Yoon Sung-yeol. As part of the resumption of "shuttle diplomacy," which was agreed between the leaders last month, I would like to ensure a steady stream of improvement in Japan-ROK relations.
Japanese NGO Staff Evacuated from Sudan "Continue Interest"
On the 29th, one of the 48 Japanese and their families who returned from Sudan, where the situation continues to worsen, by chartered plane, was interviewed by NHK. I spoke my thoughts.
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on the 29th)
Russia's military aggression against Ukraine continues. Fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces continues across Ukraine, forcing thousands of civilians to flee the country. We will keep you updated on developments in the situation in Ukraine on the 29th (Japan time), including the situation of the fighting and the diplomacy of the countries concerned. (There is a time difference of 6 hours between Japan and Ukraine and Moscow, Russia)
Destroyed house with Banksy's work remains in Ukraine
In the suburbs of Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, which was under intense attack by the Russian army, reconstruction work has begun on the damaged public housing in the form of leaving works by Banksy, a masked artist known for his sharp social caricatures.
North Korea Kim Yo-jong opposes US and South Korea "Facing even stronger power"
At the summit meeting on the 26th of this month, the United States and South Korea agreed to strengthen "extended deterrence" to protect allies with deterrence including the United States' nuclear force, North Korea's Kim Jong-un (Kim Jong-un)'s sister, On the 29th, Mr. Kim Yo-jung released a statement strongly opposed to the ruling. In the statement, he suggested that countermeasures would be taken, stating that "the delusions of the United States and the South will face an even stronger force in the future," and put a check on both the United States and South Korea.
Seishi Yokomizo "Phantom Kindaichi work" or unpublished movie scenario found
A new scenario has been found for an unpublished movie written by Masafumi Yokomizo, the author known for the Kosuke Kindaichi series. It is a story in which Kosuke Kindaichi plays an active role, and experts say, ``It is considered to be a phantom Kindaichi work.''
1 euro at 150 yen level for the first time in about 14 and a half years due to the BOJ's large-scale easing measures
In the New York foreign exchange market on the 28th, the yen weakened against the euro in response to the Bank of Japan's decision to maintain the current large-scale monetary easing measures, and the yen exchange rate fell to 1 euro = 150 for the first time in about 14 and a half years. The price has dropped to the yen level.
Sudan 72-hour ceasefire extension unobserved, chaos continues
The armed clashes between the military and paramilitary groups in the African country of Sudan have resulted in both sides agreeing to extend the ceasefire period by 72 hours, but the military has announced that it has repelled a paramilitary attack near the capital. The ceasefire has not been honored and chaos continues.
48 Japanese evacuated from Sudan and their families arrive at Haneda Airport
A chartered plane carrying 48 Japanese and their families who had evacuated from Sudan in Africa, where the situation continues to deteriorate, to Djibouti, a neighboring country, arrived at Haneda Airport shortly after 6:00 am.
4009 people received the "Spring Award" this year
The recipients of this year's "Spring Award" have been announced, and a total of 4009 people who have made achievements in various fields will be awarded.
Self-Defense Forces helicopter accident Aircraft recovery work to start as early as today
Due to an accident in which a Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter disappeared around Miyako Island in Okinawa Prefecture, it is expected that the recovery work of the aircraft by a private work boat will start as early as the 29th.