Representative Izumi Ritmin “Ishin and Communist do not cooperate in elections or coordinate candidates”
Regarding the next House of Representatives election, Representative Izumi of the Constitutional Democratic Party indicated that the Japan Restoration Party and the Communist Party would not cooperate in elections or coordinate candidates.
Turkey presidential election to run-off vote on 28th Not reaching majority of valid votes
The presidential election held in Turkey on the 14th was a de facto battle between incumbent Erdogan and the united opposition candidate, Kurtidaruol, but the election commission said on the 15th that it was a condition for winning. He announced that a run-off vote will be held on the 28th of this month, as neither of them will reach the majority of valid votes.
40% of people who believed misinformation tend to avoid "fact checks"
An experiment conducted by the Nagoya Institute of Technology and others found that 40% of the people who believed in false information spread on social media tended to avoid fact-checking articles to verify and correct them. I was. People who believe in false information may not receive fact-checking articles.
51 years since Okinawa was reverted to mainland Japan ``Overburdened bases have not changed yet''
On the 15th, the 51st anniversary of Okinawa's reversion to the mainland, people involved in the reversion movement visited Cape Hedo, the northernmost tip of the main island of Okinawa, and asked tourists about the situation at that time and the burden of the base in front of the monument. I talked about the current situation.
Large-scale traffic restrictions in the center of the G7 Hiroshima Summit Delivery and childbirth
Trash cans will be made transparent, and lockers at stations will be banned. And for five days from the 18th of this month, large-scale traffic restrictions will be implemented mainly in Hiroshima city. There are companies that have changed their product delivery plans in response, and pregnant women who are worried that their delivery will overlap with traffic restrictions. Before the G7 Hiroshima Summit, which will start on the 19th, we interviewed the sites of the measures being taken in various places. *There is also a link to an article that summarizes the details of traffic regulations in the main text.
G7 Hiroshima Summit Partial Reveal of the Draft of Leaders' Declaration
Part of the original draft of the Leaders' Declaration to be announced at the G7 Hiroshima Summit has been revealed. It is said that it will support the transition to a circular economy for emerging and developing countries, also known as the "Global South," while taking into consideration the circumstances of each country in the fields of climate change and energy.
NHK public opinion poll for each party's approval rating
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Ukrainian forces 'advancing in Bakhmut', 2 Russian commanders killed
Regarding Bakhmut in eastern Ukraine, where Russia continues to invade, the Ukrainian local commander evaluates that "our forces are advancing and this is the first success," and will continue to counterattack to recapture the territory. emphasized thoughts.
LGBT bill Rejected by the LDP's amendment proposal
At a board meeting of a non-partisan federation of parliamentarians regarding legislative legislation to promote understanding of LGBT people, the Liberal Democratic Party asked for their understanding of the revision of the wording on discrimination, while the Constitutional Democratic Party and others said, " The contents are going backwards," and argued that the parliamentary union should discuss it again.
Kishida cabinet "support" rises 4 points, 46% "disapproval" 31% public opinion poll
According to an NHK public opinion poll, 46% of people answered that they "support" the Kishida Cabinet, an increase of 4 points from last month's survey, while those who answered that they "do not support" dropped 4 points to 31. %was.
I tried to call the PC "support fraud" The whole picture of the 72-minute call
"Your computer has been infected with a virus." "It will be your responsibility. You will be fined 5 million.” A man threatens me in unnatural Japanese. This is a series of digital crimes called “support fraud” that continue to cause damage. This is a trick that tricks victims into calling them by lying that they have been infected with a virus, and defrauding them of money by saying "support fees". I tried to call the "support window" for an interview. What is their "support" as seen from the 72-minute call... *This is done in the presence of an expert. Please do not imitate. (Yohei Fukuda, an interview team who can't be fooled by digital)
Unknown fisherman was attacked by a bear or had a shoe in his mouth
According to police, a man who was fishing at Lake Shumarinai in Horokanai Town, Hokkaido went missing on the 14th, and on the afternoon of the 15th, a part of his body was found near the place where he got off the ferry. about it. In the vicinity, on the 14th, a bear was witnessed wearing boots, and hunters and firefighters who went to exterminate it confirmed part of the human body. Police are investigating the possibility that the man was attacked by a bear based on the circumstances in which he was found.
Astronaut Satoshi Furukawa "Airlock" training, etc. open to the public Tsukuba, Ibaraki
Part of the training of astronaut Satoshi Furukawa, who is scheduled to stay on the International Space Station for a long time after this summer, was shown to the press in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture.
Stock price Renewed the highest price of this year Recovered to the 29,600 yen level for the first time in about a year and a half
On the 15th of the week, the Tokyo stock market and the Nikkei Stock Average updated their highest prices for the second consecutive business day.
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry official indecent trial First trial
An official of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry was accused of quasi-forced indecency for giving a female acquaintance a drink mixed with sleeping pills and committing an obscene act, and the defendant was indicted. admitted. In addition, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has dismissed the defendant's staff as of the 15th.
Yasuhito Endo (Iwata) is the MVP selected by the supporters of the 30th anniversary of the J League today.
Soccer, the J-League celebrated its 30th anniversary on the 15th, and Yasuhito Endo of Jubilo Iwata, who has been active in the J-League for a long time and holds the record for the most appearances in J1, was selected as the MVP and the best player selected by the supporters.
Memorial Festival Fukuoka
Mizuko Yosai was held on the 14th at the site of a resort facility in Chikushino City, Fukuoka Prefecture, where women who became pregnant due to illegal violence when they withdrew from former Manchuria after the war underwent abortions.
Celtic Kyogo Furuhashi is the second player after Shunsuke Nakamura to win MVP
Forward Kyogo Furuhashi, who belongs to Celtic in the Scottish Premier League, was selected as the best player of the season by player voting.
Nutvar contributes to the team's three consecutive wins with three hits, and the batting average is again in the 30% range
On the 14th, Lars Nutvar of the Major League Baseball Cardinals hit three hits, including two on two bases, in a game against the Red Sox, which Masanao Yoshida belongs to, and all of those hits led to points, leading to the team's third consecutive win. contributed.
Continuous arson in an apartment in Urayasu, Chiba Fire that burns one motorcycle
In May, there was a series of suspicious fires burning motorcycles and bicycles in an apartment in Urayasu City, Chiba Prefecture. Police are investigating the incident as a series of arson cases, as there was no fire at the scene.
Ishikawa Prefecture Governor Hase Requests Prime Minister Kishida to Early Designate a “Extremely Severe Disaster”
After an earthquake with a seismic intensity of upper 6 in the Noto region of Ishikawa Prefecture, Governor Hase of Ishikawa Prefecture reported the damage situation to Prime Minister Kishida and requested an early designation as a "extremely severe disaster." Prime Minister Kishida has indicated that he will hurry to calculate the amount of damage in order to decide whether to designate it.
"Suspicious red item in bag" on JR Yokohama station platform, contents are strawberry jam
On the morning of the 15th, a plastic bag containing something like a red liquid was found on the platform of JR Yokohama Station, and was reported to the police as a suspicious item. As a result of the investigation, it was confirmed that it was a jam, but with the G7 Hiroshima Summit approaching and the security around the station being strengthened, there was an uproar at the scene.
Thai general election Two opposition parties win majority in House of Representatives Change of government depends on negotiations
In the general election held on the 14th in Thailand, the counting of votes is almost over, and it is expected that the two opposition parties, the progressive opposition party that advocates eliminating the influence of the military and the largest opposition party of the former Prime Minister Thaksin, will occupy the majority of the lower house together. rice field. However, whether there will be a change of government will be entrusted to the future coalition negotiations of each political party.
Prime Minister “Aiming to realize economic growth through wage increases in close cooperation with the Bank of Japan”
Regarding the economic situation, Prime Minister Kishida said that the future is becoming more uncertain, and that he will work closely with the Bank of Japan to manage policies and aim to achieve growth led by private demand through wage increases and other measures.
The White House announces that the Japan-US summit will be held on the 18th
The White House of the United States announced on the 14th that President Biden, who is visiting Japan to attend the G7 Hiroshima Summit, will hold a Japan-US summit meeting with Prime Minister Kishida on the 18th of this month, Japan time.
JR Chuo/Sobu Line local train Suspension of operation between Mitaka and Chiba
Local trains on the JR Chuo and Sobu lines have been suspended on the inbound and outbound lines between Mitaka and Chiba stations due to an accident at Shinjuku station at around 10:23 am.
President Zelensky meets with French President to discuss reversal offensive
Ukrainian President Zelensky, who is visiting Europe, visited France on the evening of the 14th and met with President Macron to discuss strengthening the Ukrainian army in preparation for a counteroffensive against Russia, which continues to invade Russia.
Generative AI companies are moving to create rules for their use
While the use of generative AI such as ChatGPT is expanding, risks such as information leaks have been pointed out, so there is a growing movement among companies to create internal rules for their use.
Corporate Goods Price Index in April increased by 5.8% year-on-year, growth slowed down
Last month's corporate goods price index, which shows the price of goods traded between companies, rose 5.8% from the same month of the previous year to 119.8 with the 2020 average of 100. The index continues to remain high, but the growth rate has slowed compared to March. This is due to the drop in energy prices such as crude oil.
Seiya Suzuki No. 2 home run It's been a month since the return match last month
Seiya Suzuki of the Major League Cubs hit the second home run in a match against the Twins on the 14th for the first time in a month since his return.
Trouble with part of Japan Airlines boarding system Time to pass security checkpoint
Some troubles occurred in Japan Airlines' boarding system, and from the morning of the 15th, it took longer than usual to pass through security checkpoints at airports nationwide.
Shohei Otani Full participation as a designated hitter The team loses even with one RBI
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani made a full appearance as a designated hitter against the Guardians on the 14th, hitting a timely hit and scoring one RBI, but the team lost.
January-March GDP expected to grow positively for two consecutive quarters Growth is modest Private sector forecast
Regarding the GDP (gross domestic product) from January to March, which will be announced on the 17th, private companies are forecasting positive growth for the second consecutive term, but exports will decline due to the slowdown of overseas economies. For these reasons, there is a growing view that GDP growth will remain modest.
Turkish presidential election: Erdogan and opposition candidates head to head
The presidential election held on the 14th in Turkey, which has increased its presence by playing a mediating role in the Ukrainian situation, is a close battle between the incumbent Erdogan and the opposition unified candidate Kurchidar All. , It is also reported that there is a possibility of advancing to the run-off vote. Attention is focused on the outcome of the election, which can affect the international situation.
1 month after armed conflict in Sudan
In 15 days, it will be a month since the armed forces and paramilitary forces began clashes in Sudan, Africa. Although both sides agreed to implement humanitarian assistance, fighting continues in the capital Khartoum and other areas, and amid growing concerns about a humanitarian crisis, the path to a ceasefire remains unclear.
51 years after Okinawa's reversion to mainland Japan, security burden grows even heavier
In 15 days, it will be 51 years since Okinawa returned to the mainland. With 70% of the U.S. military facilities in Japan concentrated in Okinawa, the deployment and strengthening of new units of the Self-Defense Forces are also being planned, and the burden of Japan's security is placing an even heavier burden on Okinawa.
Agency for Cultural Affairs Verification of Kyoto relocation Unable to respond remotely, such as explaining to lawmakers
The Agency for Cultural Affairs will start full-scale operations in Kyoto, where it will be relocated, from the 15th. Last year, a two-week inspection conducted by the Agency for Cultural Affairs to investigate the issue of relocation found that there was not even one remote response, such as an explanation to a member of the Diet.
3 people injured in Nagoya accident 19-year-old man arrested suspected of accident due to drunk driving
On the 14th, a car carrying five 19-year-old men and women collided with a bridge railing in Nagoya, killing three people. He was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.