Ricoh and Toshiba make final adjustments for the integration of production departments such as copiers
It turns out that precision equipment giants Ricoh and Toshiba have entered into final adjustments in the direction of integrating the production departments of copiers and multifunction machines for offices. It is expected that industry reorganization will progress in the future due to the integration of companies with high market shares in the world.
RIKEN Limited-term researchers whose employment period has expired "Nearly half of 184 people left"
380 fixed-term researchers belonging to RIKEN, Japan's leading research institute, reached the upper limit of their employment period at the end of last year, and nearly half of them left the institute due to the problem of seeking continuation of employment. The labor union of the institute made it clear.
[Video] The G7 Summit has been held six times in Japan so far
Summits are international conferences held annually by major countries, including Japan, in order to exchange opinions on politics, economics, and global issues faced by the international community. . The first meeting was held in France in 1975, and has been held six times in Japan so far. (Video: 39 seconds, not available in data broadcasting)
Influenza About 500 people infected at high school in Oita City, one-fourth of the students
At a private high school in Oita City, about 500 people, one-fourth of all students, were infected with influenza, and the school was closed on the 16th. At school, we are working to thoroughly implement infection prevention measures while receiving guidance from the public health center.
Mass infection of influenza spreads to more than half of high school students in Miyazaki City
At a high school in Miyazaki City, where students and staff were collectively infected with influenza, the number of infected people continued to increase, and it was found that the infection had spread to nearly 500 students, more than half of all students.
Over 9 million yen robbery or arrested 3 suspects in a group of 4 people Itabashi-ku, Tokyo
In February this year, a group of four men broke into a business office in Itabashi Ward, Tokyo, and more than 9 million yen in cash was stolen. Did. Some of them are believed to be acquaintances, and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the details. According to the investigation, one person has denied the charges.
Japan-U.S. summit meeting ahead of the G7 Hiroshima Summit
Prior to the opening of the G7 Hiroshima Summit on the 19th, Prime Minister Kishida is attending a Japan-U.S. summit meeting with U.S. President Biden. At the outset, Prime Minister Kishida called on Japan and the United States to express their intention to uphold the free and open international order based on the rule of law, which both Japan and the United States advocate at this summit.
What is SAF
Kushikatsu (deep-fried skewers), a representative soul food of Osaka, is oil used after frying. A large-scale facility will be built to convert the used cooking oil into new fuel for airplanes. The fuel is called SAF (Sustainable Aviation Fuel), and is currently attracting a lot of attention. What is SAF? And what are the challenges?
Restoration Representative Umemura Condemned for remarks about a woman who died at an immigration facility
Mizuho Umemura, a member of the House of Councilors of the Japan Restoration Party, said, ``It may be a hunger strike,'' due to the problem that a Sri Lankan woman died in an immigration facility. At the Legal Affairs Committee, he said, "Can you conclude that it wasn't a malingering illness?"
Severe heat continues tomorrow, temperature will drop significantly, pay attention to physical condition management
It was sunny all over the country on the 18th, and the temperature rose, and the temperature exceeded 35 degrees at six points in the Tohoku and Kanto regions, making it the first hot day of the year. On the other hand, on the 19th, it will rain in a wide area from western Japan to northern Japan, and the temperature is expected to drop significantly from the 18th in many places, so please be careful of your physical condition.
Suspension of use of vending machines in some parts of Tokyo Metro Confusion is also warning of G7 Hiroshima Summit
In line with the G7 Hiroshima Summit starting on the 19th of this month, there are places where vending machines cannot be used at some subway stations in Tokyo to strengthen security.
Tokyo metropolitan area New condominium prices continue to rise April average price 77.47 million yen
Prices of newly built condominiums in the Tokyo metropolitan area continue to rise. Last month's average price in Tokyo's 23 wards was about 117 million yen, up more than 60% from the same month last year.
President Biden arrives at U.S. military base in Iwakuni, to Japan-U.S. summit in Hiroshima
US President Biden, who will attend the G7 Hiroshima Summit, arrived at the US military base in Iwakuni, Yamaguchi Prefecture around 4:00 pm on the 18th. After this, he will attend a Japan-US summit meeting with Prime Minister Kishida in Hiroshima.
Kindergarten child abuse suspicion city refused to investigate nursery school and former employee documents sent to public prosecution for the first time in Japan
Last year, when the city tried to investigate a nursery school in Hino City, Tokyo, on suspicion that a nursery teacher had abused a child, the management company and a former employee of the nursery school were accused of violating the Child and Child-rearing Support Act. Documents were sent for prosecution on suspicion. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, it is the first time in the country that this law has been used.
Residential fire in Kurihara, Miyagi Spreads to about 10 surrounding buildings Evacuation instructions for area residents
According to the fire department, just before 2:00 pm on the 18th, a two-story wooden house in Wakayanagi, Kurihara City, Miyagi Prefecture caught fire and was blown by strong winds. It means that the fire is spreading. Firefighters say there have been no reports of injuries so far. The site is a residential area about 4 kilometers west of JR Ishigoe Station. Due to the fire, Kurihara City issued an evacuation order to 266 households and 629 people living in the Wakayanagawa Minamimachiura district at 2:50 pm, calling for them to evacuate to a safe place.
No-confidence motion against Finance Minister Suzuki rejected by majority vote
The Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan (CDP) submitted a no-confidence motion against Finance Minister Suzuki over a bill to secure financial resources to increase defense spending. It was rejected by a large number of opponents such as the party and the Democratic Party for the People.
Former Secretary General of All Japan Private Kindergarten Federation Admits charges such as embezzlement
The former secretary-general of the All Japan Private Kindergarten Association, which has about 7,500 private kindergartens nationwide, has been charged with embezzlement in the course of business for embezzling cash from the association's account. He, the former secretary general, admitted what was indicted.
Sexual activity "age of consent" etc. Revision talks between the ruling and opposition parties
Working-level officials from the four ruling and opposition parties have started consultations on revisions to the Penal Code. In connection with the proposal to change the age at which consent to sexual activity can be judged, the Constitutional Democratic Party called for amendments to the age of the other party so that sexual activity between junior high school students and adults is not permitted.
Table tennis Kasumi Ishikawa retirement interview [Breaking news] "I did it myself"
30-year-old Kasumi Ishikawa, who won three medals in Olympic table tennis and women's team and announced her retirement on the 1st of this month, is holding a press conference in Tokyo from 2:00 pm on the 18th. It will be interesting to see what kind of words she will use to talk about her memories of her competitive life, which has been active since her childhood, and her thoughts on her decision to retire. We will give you a quick report of the press conference.
Strict attention to Reiwa Oishi co-representative of the House of Representatives Steering Committee for irregular remarks
At the time of the vote at the plenary session of the House of Representatives, Reiwa Shinsengumi co-representative Oishi made irregular remarks. , I was strictly warned that it was an act that disturbed the order of the hospital.
British paparazzi chase Prince Harry and others in New York
Britain's King Charles' second son, Prince Harry, and his wife, Meghan Markle, have claimed that they were nearly a disaster after being chased by so-called "paparazzi" after attending a charity event in New York City, USA, on the 16th. .
Former vice president of consulting firm arrested Suspected of recommending stock sale based on pre-publication information
A former vice president of a company that provides consulting services for corporate shareholders advised two female acquaintances to sell the company's shares based on inside information that had not yet been made public that earnings forecasts would be revised downward. was arrested by the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office on suspicion of recommending transactions in violation of the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act.
Unauthorized game play video distribution or YouTuber arrest Nation's first
As the popularity of "game play videos", which are distributed on video posting sites, showing how games are played, a YouTuber in Nagoya violated the copyright law for posting gameplay videos without the permission of the company that holds the copyright. was arrested on suspicion of According to the police, it is the first time in Japan that a copyright law violation case involving "game play videos" has been exposed.
Kabuki actor Ennosuke Ichikawa and his parents collapsed at home, transported mother died
According to the Metropolitan Police Department, on the morning of the 18th, Kabuki actor Ennosuke Ichikawa and his parents were found dead at their home in Tokyo's Meguro Ward. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, his mother was later confirmed dead. In addition, according to people involved, Ennosuke was conscious when he was transported to the hospital, but his father was not conscious, so the Metropolitan Police Department and others are investigating the situation in detail.
Seiya Suzuki becomes the first Japanese player in the major league to run three consecutive home runs from the previous day
Major League Baseball Cubs Seiya Suzuki became the first Japanese player to hit three consecutive home runs against the Astros. Suzuki hit No. 4 solo in the first at-bat against the Astros on the 17th, and No. 5 two-run in the second at-bat three times. , It became a home run for three consecutive at-bats. It is the first time that a Japanese player has hit a home run in three consecutive at-bats in the major leagues.
"Kid" Futoshi Nakanishi dies at the age of 90, coach of five professional baseball teams
Futoshi Nakanishi, a slugger who was known as a “phantom child” and played an active part in the professional baseball team Nishitetsu, passed away on May 11th. he was 90 years old.
The Japan Meteorological Agency announced that Okinawa and Amami will enter the rainy season 13 to 14 days later than last year
It is raining in Okinawa/Amami and Kyushu due to the front and moist air. In the Okinawa region and the Amami region of Kagoshima Prefecture, it is expected that there will be more rainy and cloudy days for the next week, and the Japan Meteorological Agency announced at 11:00 am that ``the Okinawa region and the Amami region seem to have entered the rainy season.'' The rainy season in the Okinawa region started 14 days later than last year and 8 days later than normal. In addition, the rainy season in the Amami region started 13 days later than last year and 6 days later than normal.
Five ships of the Chinese Navy Circumnavigating Japan Confirmed sailing across the Sakishima Islands Ministry of Defense
According to the Defense Ministry, five Chinese naval vessels have been confirmed to have sailed around Japan. The five ships will split into two groups and sail across the Sakishima Islands in Okinawa Prefecture.
Electric scooter Drunken driving accident Document sent for suspicion of dangerous driving injury
In February this year, in Meguro-ku, Tokyo, the Metropolitan Police Department accused a 26-year-old office worker of drinking alcohol and driving an electric scooter, causing an accident and seriously injuring a woman who was riding with him. Documents were sent to the public prosecutor on suspicion of dangerous driving injury.
Law enacted in Montana state to ban all "TikTok" business for the first time in the US
A law that completely prohibits the operating company of the SNS "TikTok" operated by a Chinese company from doing business in the state, as there is a risk that the information of the user of the application may be shared with the Chinese Communist Party, etc. Established in Montana. It is the first time in the United States that a law has been enacted to outright ban it.
Major League Darvish loses 4 points in the middle of the 6th inning, loses 3rd, Fujinami loses 5th
Stock price rises by more than 500 yen Increase in funds transferred to the Tokyo market due to interest rate hikes in Europe and the United States
On the Tokyo stock market on the 18th, buy orders spread immediately after the start of trading, and the Nikkei Stock Average rose by more than 500 yen. Amid concerns about a slowdown in overseas economies due to interest rate hikes in Europe and the United States, an increasing number of foreign investors are allocating funds to the Tokyo market, and on the 17th, President Biden made every effort to hold talks with the opposition parties regarding the US debt ceiling issue. Some of the caution eased after the move to raise the stock also led to buy orders.
April trade balance deficit of 432.4 billion yen Trade deficit for 21 consecutive months
According to last month's trade statistics released by the Ministry of Finance, the trade balance, which is the difference between imports and exports, was in the red for the 21st consecutive month, with a deficit of 432.4 billion yen. The deficit amount has decreased by 49.4% compared to the same month last year, but it is still a large deficit.
Cannes Film Festival Screening of Director Kore-eda's latest work Voice of praise from visitors
Director Hirokazu Kore-eda's work was screened in the Grand Prize division of France's Cannes Film Festival, one of the three major film festivals in the world, and was praised by the audience.
Acceptance of injured Ukrainian soldiers 2 by mid-June Approximately 10 to 20 per year
As part of its assistance to Ukraine, the government has established a policy of accepting wounded soldiers in Japanese hospitals.
Russian military strengthens attack in wide area, UK, Netherlands to support fighter aircraft procurement, etc.
It has been pointed out that Russia, which continues its military invasion of Ukraine, is intensifying its attacks in a wide area bordering the country. Under these circumstances, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands have agreed to work together to build an "international coalition" that will support the procurement of fighter planes, etc., and attention will be paid to whether this will lead to the strengthening of air forces for a counteroffensive.
NY Dow rises above $ 400 U.S. debt ceiling problem eases caution
In the New York stock market on the 17th, following President Biden's remarks on the US debt ceiling problem, the sense of caution about this problem eased, the number of buy orders increased, and the Dow average stock price rose above $ 400.
[Updated] Today's Japan-U.S. Summit Meeting Before the Opening of the G7 Hiroshima Summit
Prior to the opening of the G7 Hiroshima Summit on the 19th, Prime Minister Kishida will arrive on the ground on the 18th for a summit meeting with President Biden of the United States. While confirming the further strengthening of the Japan-U.S. alliance, I would like to have a final reconciliation of points of discussion for the success of the summit.
Flooding in northern Italy kills 9, forces more than 10,000 to evacuate F1 race canceled
In northern Italy, flooding caused by heavy rain killed at least nine people, forced more than 10,000 people to evacuate, and the car race scheduled to start on the 19th of this month, the F1 series has been canceled. .
US President Biden to visit Atomic Bomb Museum tomorrow, no comment planned
US President Biden, who will attend the G7 Hiroshima Summit, will visit the Atomic Bomb Museum with the leaders of each country on the 19th. A senior White House official was asked by reporters if he would be apologizing for the atomic bombings, but he replied, "No comments from the president are planned. The visit is to pay tribute to history." and so on.
Severe heat mainly in eastern Japan and northern Japan today Take measures against heat stroke
On the 18th, it will be sunny nationwide and the temperature will rise, and the severe heat will continue mainly in eastern and northern Japan, and it is expected to be intense in parts of the Kanto and Tohoku regions. Please take measures against heat stroke, such as frequent hydration.
"Measles" Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare calls attention to domestic infection confirmation
In response to the confirmation of infection with `` measles '', which is highly contagious, in Japan, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has called for caution, such as following the instructions of medical institutions, etc., if there are symptoms that are suspected of being infected. , calling on those who have not been vaccinated to consider vaccination.
Japanese dormouse, a national natural monument, returned to Yatsugatake, taken care of by volunteers
A Japanese dormouse, a national natural treasure found at a villa at the foot of Mt. Yatsugatake in Nagano Prefecture and raised by volunteers commissioned by the prefecture, was returned to Mt.