Ukrainian Uman missile attack kills 23 civilians, funerals held
At the end of last month, 23 civilians were killed in Uman, Ukraine, after a Russian missile attack. On the 3rd, a funeral was held for the family of five people who lost their lives, and those who visited said goodbye in tears.
Mr. Hideki Matsui, first ball ceremony at Tokyo Dome uniform number 55 strike throw
Hideki Matsui, who was active in professional baseball, the giants, the major leagues, and the Yankees, held the first ball ceremony before the game between the giants and Yakult at the Tokyo Dome on the 3rd, throwing a strike and wowing a large number of spectators.
Sudan agrees to extend ceasefire for 7 days, but fighting continues
Neighboring South Sudan has announced that the armed forces and paramilitary groups that have been fighting in the African country of Sudan have agreed to extend the ceasefire period by seven days. However, there are reports that fighting continues in Khartoum, the capital, on the 3rd, and the situation remains unclear.
Drone attack on Kremlin, no damage, Russian state news agency
Two drones attempted to attack the Kremlin in Moscow, the Russian state news agency said, citing the president's office. The president's office has blamed Ukraine's Zelensky administration for the attack, saying it was a "terrorist attack aimed at Putin."
Teenage boys shot at elementary school, 9 dead, boys detained in Serbia
According to Reuters and other sources, a teenage boy fired a gun at an elementary school in Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, on the morning of the 3rd, killing nine people, including eight children, and injuring seven. The police are investigating in detail that the male student was detained by the police.
Reenactment of the Battle of Kawanakajima in a place related to Kenshin Uesugi Yamagata Yonezawa
In Yonezawa City, Yamagata Prefecture, which is associated with Kenshin Uesugi, a military commander in the Sengoku period, the Battle of Kawanakajima was reenacted with the participation of more than 600 citizens.
Constitution Memorial Day Positions seeking revisions Positions defending Holding rallies, etc.
On the 3rd of Constitution Memorial Day, people who are in a position to revise the Constitution and those who are in a position to protect the Constitution held rallies and other events.
Four opposition parties “No need to amend the constitution such as creating emergency clauses”
At a rally held by citizens' groups that protect the constitution, four opposition parties, including the Constitutional Democratic Party and the Communist Party, argued that constitutional amendments such as the creation of emergency clauses, which the LDP and others have argued, are unnecessary.
Prime Minister Kishida ``Clarification of Self-Defense Forces in constitution is extremely important'' Motivation for constitutional revision
A meeting of a group of people aiming to amend the constitution was held in Tokyo, and Prime Minister Kishida pointed out in a video message that it was extremely important to include the Self-Defense Forces in the constitution, and expressed his desire to amend the constitution. was shown.
A swimming beach known for its beautiful sandy beach, Wakayama, which opens to the sea "earliest on Honshu"
At the beach in Shirahama-cho, Wakayama Prefecture, which is known for its beautiful sandy beach, the opening of the sea, which was said to be "the earliest in Honshu", was held.
Fence broken during J3 match, more than 10 supporters fell, 1 injured Shizuoka Numazu
On the afternoon of the 3rd, at a prefectural stadium in Numazu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, during a soccer J3 match, the stand fence broke and about 10 supporters fell to the ground, one of whom was injured and taken to the hospital. You got me. Police are investigating the cause.
Article 9 revision “necessary” 32% “not necessary” 30% NHK poll
3rd is Constitution Memorial Day, which marks the 76th anniversary of the enforcement of the Constitution of Japan. In an NHK public opinion poll, when asked if they think the current constitution needs to be revised, 35% said they think it needs to be revised, while 19% said they don't think it should be revised. In addition, when asked whether or not Article 9 of the Constitution, which stipulates the renunciation of war, should be revised, 32% said, "I think it needs to be revised," and 30% said, "I don't think it needs to be revised." .
Parking lot car suspected of arson 58-year-old apartment resident arrested Yokohama Kanazawa-ku
On the morning of the 3rd, six passenger cars were burned in the parking lot of an apartment building in Kanazawa Ward, Yokohama City, and the police arrested a 58-year-old resident of the apartment building on suspicion of arson after admitting that he had set fire to his car. bottom. Gas canisters were found near about 70 cars in the parking lot last month, and police are investigating the link.
About 150 dogs enter the national competition to compete for the appearance of Akita dogs Daisen Akita
A national competition was held in Daisen City, Akita Prefecture to compete for the appearance of the Akita dog, which is designated as a national natural monument.
Bauer, who pitched for the first time in the DeNA 1st Army, won his first victory in Japan with 1 goal in the 7th inning against Hiroshima
Pitcher Trevor Bauer, who joined professional baseball and DeNA this season as a pitcher for the Major League Cy Young Award, pitched for the first time in the 1st team against Hiroshima on the 3rd, and pitched well in the 7th inning, giving up 1 run. Mise, I won my first victory in Japan.
Hokkaido Shinkansen tunnel construction 4 companies including Kumagai Gumi report false reports
In the tunnel construction in Niseko Town for the Sapporo extension of the Hokkaido Shinkansen, a group made up of four companies, including the construction company "Kumagaigumi", reportedly conducted a test to confirm the strength of concrete as prescribed. I understand that.
JRA 6 young jockeys suspended from riding for 30 days Smartphone communication in prohibited area
JRA = Six young jockeys, including 19-year-old Sena Imamura, who broke the record for the most wins for women at the Japan Racing Association in the first year of last year, at a racetrack where contact with the outside is prohibited. I received a 30-day riding suspension for calling using a smartphone.
Fire burning six passenger cars in apartment parking lot Arson or Yokohama Kanazawa Ward
On the morning of the 3rd, six passenger cars were burned in the parking lot of an apartment in Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama, and the police are investigating the suspicion of arson based on the fire situation. Gas canisters were found near about 70 cars in the parking lot last month, and police are investigating the connection.
Hachimura wins NBA Lakers Semifinal Round 1 with 6 points
NBA = American professional basketball, the Lakers, to which Rui Hachimura belongs, won 117 to 112 against last season's champion, the Warriors, in the first round of the conference semifinals. Hachimura scored 6 points.
Cherry blossoms bloom in Wakkanai, Hokkaido This year's cherry blossom front reaches the end point
On the 3rd, the local meteorological observatory announced that cherry blossoms had bloomed in Wakkanai, northern Hokkaido. This year's cherry blossom front, which started in Okinawa on January 7th with the latest flowering in Japan, reached the end point in about 4 months.
Asahi Shimbun Mourning the dead reporter 36 years after the Hanshin branch office attack
In 1987, a man with a shotgun broke into the Hanshin branch of the Asahi Shimbun in Nishinomiya City, Hyogo Prefecture, killing and wounding two journalists. Acquaintances and locals visited the bureau to mourn the deceased reporter.
Takefusa Kubo scored the first goal against Real Madrid and contributed to two consecutive wins
On the 2nd in the Spanish first division soccer league, Real Sociedad's Takefusa Kubo contributed to the victory by scoring the opening goal in the match against the powerhouse Real Madrid.
Playground equipment ropes are not “always installed” Nursery school child Kuki Saitama
On the 2nd, at a nursery school in Kuki City, Saitama Prefecture, a 3-year-old boy who was playing in the garden was entangled in a rope around his neck and became unconscious. A police investigation found that it wasn't. Police are investigating the details of the situation.
Foreign Minister Hayashi Visits Barbados “Support for Climate Change and Disaster Prevention”
Minister Hayashi visited Barbados, an island country in the Caribbean Sea, for the first time as a Japanese foreign minister, and held a foreign ministers' meeting, conveying the policy of providing support in areas such as climate change and disaster prevention.
Yamagata Expressway Tunnel accident Confirmation of the 3 dead people
On the afternoon of the 2nd, two passenger cars collided and caught fire in a tunnel on the Yamagata Expressway in Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture, and three people died, a 1-year-old boy, a 24-year-old mother, and a 73-year-old. Identified as an older woman.
US official to open embassy in Tonga this month to counter China
A senior U.S. government official has revealed that he plans to open an embassy in the South Pacific island nation of Tonga this month, apparently aiming to strengthen its engagement with China, which is expanding its influence in the region.
Major league Masanao Yoshida from Yusei Kikuchi in the first confrontation with No. 5 solo home run
Masanao Yoshida of the Red Sox of the Major League and Yusei Kikuchi of the Blue Jays played for the first time in the major leagues in a match held in Boston, home of the Blue Jays, on the 2nd, and hit a No. 5 solo home run.
Interest in the G7 Hiroshima Summit Ministry of Foreign Affairs created a PR video and released it online
Ohtani and Nutbar are happy to see each other again since WBC.
On the 2nd, Lars Nutvar of the Major League Cardinals ran up to Shohei Otani on the ground before the game with the Angels and greeted him. I was delighted.
British man arrested for throwing bullets into Buckingham Palace
A man was arrested by police for throwing an object that appeared to be a shotgun shell into the grounds of Buckingham Palace in the capital London, as King Charles's coronation ceremony approached on the 6th of this month.
NY Dow temporarily drops over 600 dollars Concerns about deterioration of bank management
In the New York stock market on the 2nd, in response to the bankruptcy of an American bank the day before, selling orders swelled due to concerns that the business of other banks would deteriorate and the economy would decline, and the Dow average stock price temporarily dropped to 600. It was a big drop in price over the dollar.
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on the 3rd)
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 the developments surrounding the situation in Ukraine on the 3rd (Japan time), including 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)
9% of sexual minorities' human rights "protected" NHK poll
It will be 76 years in 3 days since the Constitution of Japan came into force. In an NHK public opinion poll on the Constitution, when asked if they think the human rights of LGBTQ and other sexual minorities are being protected, 9% said they think they are, while 9% said they thought they were not. was 42%.
Birth of eggs and children from male mouse iPS cells Osaka University, etc. World's first
Research groups such as Osaka University succeeded in producing eggs from male mouse iPS cells and fertilizing them with sperm from another mouse to give birth to children. This is the first time in the world that eggs were produced from a male mouse, and the group hopes to contribute to the conservation of endangered animals.
6 nursery teachers in the playground did not witness the accident 3-year-old unconscious playground equipment accident
On the 2nd, at a nursery school in Kuki City, Saitama Prefecture, there was an accident in which a rope got entangled in the neck of a 3-year-old boy who was playing with playground equipment and became unconscious. At that time, there were a total of six nursery teachers in the garden where the children were playing, but none of them witnessed the accident, so the police are investigating the details.