“G7 to Japan-U.S.-South Korea trilateral summit” US Biden administration senior official
Senior officials of the Biden administration in the United States will meet in Hiroshima this month, where the G7 = seven major nations' summit will be held, with President Biden of the United States, Prime Minister Kishida of Japan, and President Yoon Sung-yeol of South Korea. announced that a summit meeting will be held.
[Commentary] GSDF Helicopter Ask a former Army General after recovering the aircraft tomorrow
Last month, a helicopter of the Ground Self-Defense Force disappeared around Miyako Island in Okinawa Prefecture, and on the afternoon of the 1st, a person who was believed to be a member was newly pulled out of the sea and confirmed dead. A total of six people have been confirmed dead in the accident. According to Ministry of Defense officials, part of the aircraft was put on a net on the seabed on the 1st, but the aircraft was recovered after the 2nd. Former General Noboru Yamaguchi, who also served as a helicopter pilot for the Ground Self-Defense Force, explained how to retrieve the aircraft. (The video is 4 minutes 53 seconds and cannot be viewed on data broadcasting).
Prime Minister Kishida arrives in Ghana for summit meeting
Prime Minister Kishida, who is currently visiting Africa, has arrived in Ghana, his second destination. At the summit meeting with President Akufo-Addo, both of them are non-permanent members of the UN Security Council, so they are expected to exchange views on strengthening the functions of the UN and reforming the Security Council.
Evacuation orders for "Specified Reconstruction and Revitalization Areas" lifted Fukushima Iitate Village
In Iitate Village, Fukushima Prefecture, where evacuation orders were issued due to the effects of the accident at the Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station. Some evacuation orders were lifted on May 1st. With this, all the evacuation orders for the "Specified Reconstruction and Revitalization Areas" set for the six towns and villages around the nuclear power plant have been lifted.
[Updated as needed] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on May 1)
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 Ukraine on May 1st (Japan time), such as the battle situation and the diplomacy of the countries concerned. (There is a time difference of 6 hours between Japan and Ukraine and Moscow, Russia)
[Commentary] Bankruptcy of First Republic Bank of the United States
US financial authorities have announced that the bank, "First Republic Bank", whose management concerns were increasing, will go bankrupt, and JP Morgan Chase, a major bank, will acquire deposits and assets. It is the second largest bank failure in US history, surpassing Silicon Valley Bank, which failed in March. We asked reporter Daisuke Ezaki of New York about how the bank failure has occurred again in the United States. (The video is 2 minutes and 17 seconds. It is not available on data broadcasting.)
The new mayor of Ashiya City, Ryosuke Takashima, takes office for the first time.
Ryosuke Takashima, the new mayor of Ashiya City, Hyogo Prefecture, who was inaugurated at the age of 26, the youngest mayor in history, made his first appearance at the office. said.
2.9 million IDs and passwords, 100 million e-mail addresses seized on computers
When the Kanagawa Prefectural Police Headquarters investigated the PCs of a group of Chinese who were arrested in connection with the unauthorized use of smartphone payment services, they found that 2.9 million IDs and passwords as well as 100 million e-mail addresses were stored. I understand. It is extremely unusual for such a large amount of information to be confirmed from the confiscated items, and the police are re-arresting the company executive who is believed to be the instructor, and are proceeding with the analysis of the information and the investigation of the acquisition route.
Five children who complained of feeling unwell during a science experiment at an elementary school in Niigata were transported. All recovered.
Before noon on the 1st, five children complained of headaches during a science experiment at an elementary school in Shibata City, Niigata Prefecture, and were transported to a hospital. According to the school, the five people have since recovered and there is no problem with their physical condition.
Ground Self-Defense Force Helicopter Accident Withdraws a person believed to be a member from the sea
On April 6, a Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter with 10 members on board disappeared in the vicinity of Miyako Island in Okinawa Prefecture. I mean I pulled it up. A total of six people were pulled out of the sea in this accident.
A large-scale fire broke out at a fuel storage facility in Crimea, which Russia unilaterally annexed in southern Ukraine, and the Russian side was attacked by a drone. On the other hand, in Russia, the effects of the prolonged military invasion are likely to spread as the annual military parade on the anniversary of the victory of World War II in May has been postponed in various places. Shinji Hyodo of the National Institute for Defense Studies of the Ministry of Defense, who is familiar with Russian security, explains about the reversal offensive in Russia and Ukraine ahead of Victory Day. (The content was broadcast on April 29, "Saturday Watch 9") (The video is 11 minutes and 10 seconds. Not available on data broadcasting)
Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba G, becomes a visiting professor at the University of Tokyo
The University of Tokyo announced that Jack Ma, the founder of China's largest online retailer Alibaba Group, has been appointed as a visiting professor at a university research organization.
The arm part of the crane car broke and the steel frame fell No injuries Osaka
On the afternoon of May 1, at the construction site of an apartment in Konohana Ward, Osaka, the arm of a crane truck that was lifting a steel frame broke, and about 2 tons of steel frames fell on the roof of a neighboring store, and another house. also touched the roof of No one was injured.
Judo World Championships Ukraine representative will not participate Russian players will participate
Following the International Judo Federation's decision to allow athletes from Russia and Belarus to participate in international competitions as neutral individual athletes if they meet certain criteria, the Ukrainian Judo Federation will represent Ukraine at the World Championships starting on the 7th. players have announced that they will not be participating.
Emperor and Empress to visit Kyoto and Nara for 5 days from 14th of this month
The Emperor and Empress will visit Kyoto and Nara for five days from the 14th of this month.
Figure skating Daisuke Takahashi and Kana Muramoto announce retirement
Daisuke Takahashi and Kanaka Muramoto, who participated in the figure skating ice dance world championship this year and ranked 11th, which is the highest ever in Japan, have announced that they will both retire from active duty at the end of this season. .
US bank "First Republic Bank" bankruptcy
Financial authorities such as the FDIC = Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation of the United States announced on the 1st that the bank "First Republic Bank", which had been worried about its management, had gone bankrupt. He also announced that the bank's deposits and assets would be acquired by major bank JPMorgan Chase.
Prince Akishino and his wife greet Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress before their official visit to the UK
Prince Akishino and his wife were greeted by Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress on May 1, before making an official visit to the United Kingdom to attend the coronation of King Charles.
“Special fraud at Cambodia base” 19 people re-arrested, are they under house arrest
Nineteen Japanese who were caught in Cambodia and arrested on suspicion of being involved in a special fraud have been re-arrested on suspicion of being involved in another special fraud. Many of the members were found to have been defrauded under house arrest because they could not act freely in the local area, and the Metropolitan Police Department plans to clarify the actual situation of the group.
Ground Self-Defense Force Helicopter accident Aircraft withdrawal will be after tomorrow
According to the Ground Self-Defense Force, a helicopter of the Ground Self-Defense Force disappeared around Miyako Island in Okinawa Prefecture, and according to the Ground Self-Defense Force, the withdrawal of the aircraft by a private work boat will not be carried out on the first day, and will be carried out after the second day. rice field. The work to recover the aircraft resumed on the morning of the 1st, and was continued while watching the wave conditions.
Policy to sell land to Saga Ministry of Defense Saga Airport "Osprey" deployment
Concerning the deployment plan of the Ground Self-Defense Force's transport aircraft Osprey to Saga Airport, the council made up of landowners of the land where the garrison is scheduled to be developed held a one-day general meeting and said that the necessary agreement was obtained. decided to sell to the Ministry of Defense. As a result, the development of a garrison at Saga Airport has been virtually decided, and it is expected that the deployment of Ospreys will proceed.
Aging tea leaves in the snow of the Central Alps Nagano
At Senjojiki in the Central Alps at an altitude of about 2,600 meters, tea leaves buried in the snow and aged were excavated.
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Begins Telephone Consultation Regarding PFAS
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government has set up a consultation desk for "PFAS", which contains chemical substances that have been pointed out to be harmful, and has started accepting telephone calls from the 1st.
Seto Ohashi Bridge 35th Anniversary “100 Yen Udon” Campaign Kagawa Takamatsu
To commemorate the 35th anniversary of the opening of the Seto Ohashi Bridge, a udon restaurant in Takamatsu City, Kagawa Prefecture started a campaign on May 1 where you can eat udon for 100 yen.
Fusae Ichikawa Found a record of her later years “This is the first video I have spent in my hometown”
A video recording the later years of Fusae Ichikawa, who spent her life working to improve the status of women, was found in Ichinomiya City, Aichi Prefecture, where she was born. It's a valuable resource."
Residential fire Woman strangled and dies Daughter arrested on suspicion of arson Toyama
In March this year, a house in Toyama City burned down, and a 74-year-old woman living in the house was found dead after being strangled. arrested on suspicion. The police are proceeding with the investigation, assuming that they know the circumstances of the woman's death. In response to the investigation, he stated that he did not remember.
Women's golf US tour Ayaka Furue 4th place Winner is Australian Hana Green
The final round of the women's golf US tour was held in California on the 30th, and Ayaka Furue, who showed a fierce charge that increased her score by 6, ranked 4th, the highest among Japanese players.
Table tennis Kasumi Ishikawa announces retirement from active duty Participates in 3 Olympic Games Wins 3 medals
Kasumi Ishikawa, who participated in the Olympics for three consecutive Olympics, including contributing to the silver medal of the women's group in table tennis at the Tokyo Olympics, announced that she will retire from active duty.
First teacher employment exam for third-year university students To be an elementary school teacher Kanagawa Kawasaki
With the shortage of teachers becoming an issue, the Kawasaki City Board of Education in Kanagawa Prefecture decided to hold a teacher employment examination for third-year university students for the first time and offer them job offers as elementary school teachers.
“Attacks on government websites are ‘DDos attacks’” announced by the National Police Agency
Last year, the National Police Agency and others announced an analysis result that a cyberattack that temporarily disabled access to the websites of government agencies was a "DDos attack" that sent a large amount of data to an overseas source. The announcement during the investigation is unusual, and we would like to call on private businesses to take measures to prevent damage.
Astellas Pharma Announces Acquisition of U.S. Biopharmaceutical Company for ¥800 Billion
Astellas Pharma, a major pharmaceutical company, has announced that it will acquire US biopharmaceutical company Iberic Bio for $5.9 billion, or approximately 800 billion yen in Japanese yen. This company has strengths in research and development of new drugs in the ophthalmic field, and is developing therapeutic drugs for "age-related macular degeneration," which causes decreased vision and visual field loss. Astellas aims to strengthen its ophthalmology field through this acquisition.
Darvish hits 3 home runs but remains undefeated Padres
Pitcher Yu Darvish of the Padres in the major leagues started the game against the Giants in Mexico, and although he hit three home runs, he gave up four runs in the sixth inning, and there was no winning or losing.
Stock price recovered to the 29,000 yen level for the first time in about eight months since August last year
At the beginning of the week on May 1, the Tokyo stock market saw buy orders spread immediately after the start of trading, and the Nikkei Stock Average recovered to the 29,000 yen level for the first time in about eight months since August last year. As the yen weakened in the foreign exchange market following the Bank of Japan's intention to maintain large-scale monetary easing at its monetary policy meeting last weekend, buying orders for export-related stocks spread. I'm here.
Twitter Reveals the policy for introducing a billing mechanism for each article
Entrepreneur Elon Musk has revealed a policy to introduce a mechanism that can charge for each article published on Twitter by the press. It says it will start in May, but hasn't given any details.
Ground Self-Defense Force Helicopter Accident Resumed work to recover the aircraft
Work to recover the aircraft resumed on the morning of the 1st due to an accident in which a Ground Self-Defense Force helicopter disappeared around Miyako Island in Okinawa Prefecture. April 30 was canceled due to high waves around the site, but on the 1st, the unmanned probe was lowered from the deck of the private work ship "Shinsei Maru" to the seabed at 8:40 am. According to Ministry of Defense officials, the plan is to place the aircraft on a large net laid on the seabed, lift it up with wires, wrap it in the net, and lift it up with a crane.
Three 19-year-old suspects to be re-arrested in robbery injury case Involved in Kawasaki case
Three 19-year-old suspects arrested in Tokyo and Chiba Prefecture among the successive robbery cases in various places are suspected of being involved in the robbery injury case that occurred in Kawasaki City in January this year. , I learned from interviews with investigators. The police plan to re-arrest the three on suspicion of robbery injury on the 1st.
Death hit-and-run Unlicensed suspect arrested
On April 29, a man died after being hit by two cars on a national road in Ibaraki Prefecture. The driver of the second car that ran away after the accident was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run. rice field. The driver is unlicensed, and in response to the police investigation, he denies some of the charges, such as "I didn't think he was a person."
Shohei Ohtani starts in 4 games as No. 7 solo HR designated hitter
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Ohtani made a full appearance in the match against the Brewers on April 30 as No. 3 and designated hitter, and hit a powerful home run that lasted a long time.
Canned coffee price hike from today Due to soaring raw material prices
In response to soaring raw material prices, major beverage manufacturers will raise the price of canned coffee from May 1st. As the market shrinks due to competition from convenience stores and specialty stores, there are a series of moves to revitalize the business by raising prices.
President Zelensky suggests a major reversal offensive is near
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on April 30 that "a major battle is about to begin", suggesting that a major Ukrainian counteroffensive to retake territory was imminent.
Paraguay presidential election counting begins Close battle between ruling and opposition candidates expected
The presidential election of Paraguay, the only country in South America that has diplomatic relations with Taiwan, began counting votes on the morning of the 1st of Japan time. A close battle is expected between the ruling party candidate, who insists on maintaining diplomatic relations with Taiwan, and the opposition candidate, who suggests the possibility of severing diplomatic ties with Taiwan and establishing diplomatic relations with China.
ID passwords of several million people from seized computers Kanagawa Prefectural Police
A detailed examination of the PCs belonging to a group of Chinese arrested by the Kanagawa Prefectural Police Headquarters in connection with the unauthorized use of smartphone payment services revealed that information such as IDs and passwords for several million people had been stored. I learned this from interviews with investigators. Some of them were from payment services used in Japan, so the police will analyze the information and investigate the acquisition route.
“Career bureaucrats” Promoting the expansion of mid-career hiring from private companies
As the number of people who aspire to become so-called "career bureaucrats" continues to decline, President Kawamoto of the National Personnel Authority expresses a sense of crisis about the current situation and intends to promote work style reforms and expand mid-career hiring from private companies. showed.
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Uncertainty about how to collect sandbags with extremely high radiation levels underground
In the basement of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, where decommissioning is progressing, sandbags with extremely high radiation levels are left as waste, and TEPCO hopes to start recovery work within this fiscal year. However, the Nuclear Regulation Authority has requested a thorough verification of the work method, and it is unclear whether the project will proceed as planned.