Sumo wrestling Summer place 11th day Terunofuji and Asanoyama both win and line up with 1 loss
The sumo summer tournament is on the 11th day. Yokozuna Terunofuji, who lost one, beat Sekiwake Toyoshoryu, and Asanoyama, who also lost one, defeated Akio, both of whom are at the top of the championship contenders.
Theft equivalent to 71 million yen at home or six former professional baseball players arrested Wakayama
In February this year, six people, including former professional baseball players, gang members, and boys, were arrested by the police for stealing about 71 million yen worth of cash and precious metals by sneaking into a house when they were away in Wakayama City. .
Table tennis world championship Harimoto, Hayata pair 2 meeting consecutive medal decision
On the fifth day of the World Table Tennis Championships held in South Africa, the mixed doubles pair of Tomokazu Harimoto and Hina Hayata defeated the South Korean pair in straight sets in the quarterfinals, making it their second consecutive tournament in this event. Medal confirmed.
Prime Minister Kishida arranges to attend the NATO Summit in July
Prime Minister Kishida is making arrangements to attend the NATO = North Atlantic Treaty Organization Summit scheduled in Lithuania in July. Bearing in mind the cooperation between Russia and China, I would like to strengthen cooperation between Japan and NATO.
"June Grand Kabuki" scheduled to appear with Ennosuke Ichikawa will change the cast and will be performed
Regarding Kabuki actor Ennosuke Ichikawa, who was found dead at home with his parents, Shochiku announced that the performance at Kabukiza next month, which was scheduled to appear, will be performed with a different cast.
Off the coast of Senkaku, four Chinese Coast Guard ships invade Japan's territorial waters.
On the evening of the 24th, four ships of the China Coast Guard invaded Japan's territorial waters one after another off the coast of the Senkaku Islands in Okinawa Prefecture. According to officials from the Japan Coast Guard, one of the ships is believed to be a modified Chinese Navy vessel, and both left territorial waters by 6 p.m.
South Korean inspection team completes field survey of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant [Q&A on background etc.]
A team of experts dispatched by the South Korean government completed a two-day on-site inspection on the 24th regarding a plan to dilute the treated water accumulated at the Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station to a concentration below the standard and release it into the sea. rice field. We have summarized the background of this inspection and the reaction from the Korean side in a Q&A format.
The world's toughest 400m challenges Sapporo
The race called "the world's toughest 400m run" was held in Sapporo on the 20th. Runners pushed themselves to the limit on a very unique course.
The most listened and sung song 2nd place is "Yoru ni Kakeru" 1st place?
JASRAC, which manages the copyrights of many songs in Japan, has announced that every year, lyricists and composers whose copyright fees have been distributed in a large amount through Internet music distribution, karaoke, broadcasting, etc. The "JASRAC Award" is given to homes and other places.
``Refunds are not returned even if you ask for them''
Nine people, including members of a multi-level marketing group, were arrested for not delivering the documents necessary for the contract while offering cryptocurrency investments mainly to young people such as university students. Police believe they collected about 700 million yen from more than 2,500 people. As I proceeded with the interview, I understood the reality of the solicitation that involved friends one after another. (Osaka Broadcasting Station reporter Kenta Yamamoto Yukiho Tomota)
Minor information Trouble linked to another person 5 cases in Kitakyushu City etc.
While there are a series of troubles in various places where my number is linked to another person's information, the city of Kitakyushu mistakenly registered the information of "public money receipt account" and "cashless payment" from last year to this year. I announced on the 24th that I was awake.
Mistakes in the entrance examination of Tottori University Re-scoring 41 people newly passed
Tottori University announced that there was a mistake in the question in the physics problem in the first half of the second exam held in February, and as a result of rescoring, 41 new people passed.
[Video commentary] Volunteer soldiers such as Russians may invade and attack Russian territory
The governor of the Belgorod province in western Russia, which borders Ukraine, announced on the 22nd that Ukrainian operatives had entered the province and were fighting, causing casualties. While the Ukrainian government denies involvement, it claims that two organizations claiming to be volunteer soldiers such as Russians fighting on the side of Ukraine are entering Russian territory and fighting on SNS. According to state-run Russian TV, the Russian Putin regime said that the fighting was an act of terrorism against the general population by agents who infiltrated from the Ukrainian side, and claimed that more than 70 agents were killed and armored vehicles were destroyed. doing. An armed organization whose information is confusing and often unclear. International journalist Shoichiro Beppu will explain the purpose of this intrusion. (Broadcast on BS on May 24th! Broadcast on the world's top news. The video is 9 minutes and 28 seconds. Data broadcasting is not available.)
Prime Ministers of China and Russia hold talks and appeal to further strengthen cooperation
Japan rugby team 36 players announced for training camp in Japan ahead of World Cup
36 Japanese representatives and 10 candidate players for the training camp have been announced for the Rugby World Cup in France, which will start in September. Leach's Michael, Atsushi Sakate, and Kotaro Matsushima, who have participated in the World Cup for three consecutive tournaments, were selected as a matter of course. In addition, 9 players who have never played for the Japanese national team before were also selected, including center Tomoki Nagata, who won the Rookie of the Year award in League One, and winger Haruto Kida, who scored the second highest number of tries in League One. etc. became members.
Komeito abandons support for Tokyo 28 wards Tokyo does not recommend LDP candidates
Regarding the adjustment of the candidates of the Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito for the next House of Representatives election, the Tokyo headquarters of the Komeito party gave up the focus on "Tokyo 28 wards" at the meeting on the 24th. In Tokyo, he confirmed his policy of not recommending candidates for the Liberal Democratic Party. On the 25th, the party's standing board meeting is expected to make a formal decision and reply to the LDP.
Ceremony to hand over 100 Ground Self-Defense Force vehicles to Ukraine
As support for Ukraine, 100 trucks owned by the Ground Self-Defense Force will be provided, and a handover ceremony was held at the Ministry of Defense on the 24th.
"Take passengers in the trunk and drive for about 7 minutes" JR Shikoku Bus
JR Shikoku Bus, which operates highway buses in the four prefectures of Shikoku, announced in February that it had been traveling for about seven minutes while one passenger was trapped in the trunk of the bus while trying to take out luggage. Did.
Princess Kako attends the "National Urban Greening Festival" ceremony in Sendai
The "National City Greening Festival", which aims to create a green city, was held in Sendai City, and Princess Kako, the second daughter of Prince Akishino and his wife, also attended the ceremony.
Automotive parts, etc. An exhibition of the latest technologies in anticipation of decarbonization and autonomous driving
In anticipation of the realization of a decarbonized society and the spread of self-driving cars, an exhibition that brings together the latest technologies such as automobile parts has started in Yokohama.
Supermarket sales in April increased for two consecutive months +3.4% year-on-year
Sales at major supermarkets across Japan in April totaled 1.1062 trillion yen, an increase of 3.4% compared to the same month of the previous year when compared to existing stores, marking the second straight month of growth.
Penal Code Amendment Agreed in Discussions between Ruling and Opposition Parties to Revise Regulations Concerning Young People's Sexual Practices
The ruling and opposition parties held discussions to revise the penal code revision bill, and regarding the provision that exempts some sexual acts between young people from being punished, the intention is that junior high school students and 18-year-old adults are not uniformly permitted. agreed to be included in the Supplementary Resolution.
Ritsumin Azumi Trouble with My Number “Concentrated deliberations in the Diet”
Regarding a series of troubles, such as the registration of other people's information on the health insurance card integrated with the My Number card, the Constitutional Democratic Party's Diet Affairs Committee Chair Azumi said that the government's response was faulty, and the Diet focused on it. He expressed his intention to request that a thorough deliberation be conducted.
"H3" rocket No. 2 to be launched without an earth observation satellite
Regarding the 2nd unit of Japan's new main rocket "H3" scheduled to be launched in the second half of this year, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology changed the plan on the 24th after the launch failure of the first unit in March this year. I showed a policy to launch without installing an earth observation satellite inside.
Saitama Kuki Playground equipment accident at a nursery school 3-year-old boy who was in a serious condition regains consciousness
On the 2nd of this month, at a nursery school in Kuki City, Saitama Prefecture, a 3-year-old boy's neck was entangled in a rope of a playground equipment and he became unconscious, and the boy's consciousness recovered by the 24th. The boy was able to vocalize his words and will continue to be treated in hospital.
NBA Rui Hachimura Sums up this season "The pain was bigger"
NBA = American professional basketball, Lakers Rui Hachimura summed up this season at a press conference on the 23rd, saying, "Looking back now, I think it was fun, but the hardships were bigger." I made my feelings clear.
Wide-area robbery case Four new arrests on board during transfer Participation in special fraud?
Four members of the group were arrested and prosecuted for being involved in a special fraud based in the Philippines on suspicion of giving instructions in a series of wide-area robberies. He was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department on an airplane being transferred from the Philippines to Japan on suspicion of being involved.
Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 Reactor Foundation Damage "Collect countermeasures"
In response to the fact that the cylindrical foundation supporting the nuclear reactor of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 1, which caused the meltdown, was broken almost all around, the Nuclear Regulation Authority responded to TEPCO. , decided to request that the assumed risks and necessary countermeasures be compiled as soon as possible.
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress Attend the Memorial Ceremony for the Dead Sailors Kanagawa Yokosuka
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress attended a memorial service for civilian sailors who died in the Pacific War in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture.
A bill incorporating the creation of a ``defense enhancement fund'' enters deliberation at the Upper House plenary session
A plenary session of the House of Councilors has begun deliberations on a bill that includes the creation of a "defense enhancement fund" that utilizes revenues other than taxes to increase defense spending.
Cubs Seiya Suzuki leads the team to victory with the first home run
Seiya Suzuki of the Major League Baseball Cubs hit a preemptive home run against the Mets in his hometown of Chicago on the 23rd and led the team to victory.
Shohei Ohtani hits 1, Masanao Yoshida ends the hit streak with no hits
Major League Baseball's Shohei Ohtani of the Angels had a hit against the Red Sox. On the other hand, Masanao Yoshida of the Red Sox did not get any hits and his consecutive game hits stopped at "6".
Soccer Spain 1st Division Takefusa Kubo wins 9th goal of the season
Takefusa Kubo of Real Sociedad, Spain's first division league, scored the ninth goal of the season in the match against Almeria at home on the 23rd.
Xie Feng appointed as China's new ambassador to US, willing to improve relations
Xie Feng, former vice-minister in charge of the United States at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, has been appointed as the new Chinese ambassador to the United States, showing his willingness to improve relations between the two countries. It seems that the Chinese government aims to rebuild the relationship with the United States, which continues to be confrontational, by appointing a person with wide connections in various fields of the United States.
Thallium Female college student murder defendant to be re-arrested
Three years ago, a 37-year-old defendant was arrested and indicted for killing a female college student by ingesting highly toxic thallium at an apartment in Kyoto. got it. Her aunt is still unconscious and in serious condition, and the police plan to re-arrest her on the 24th on suspicion of attempted murder.
Experimental Fast Reactor "Joyo" Draft Examination Document De facto Passed Nuclear Regulation Authority
Japan Atomic Energy Agency's Experimental Fast Reactor "Joyo" in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan's only experimental facility for fast reactors that the government aims to commercialize, has virtually passed the review that is a prerequisite for resuming operations. We compiled a draft of the review document showing that we have done so.
Mr. Ennosuke Ichikawa, the Metropolitan Police Department will listen to the circumstances and investigate the details
Kabuki actor Ennosuke Ichikawa, who was found dead with his parents this month, was interviewed by investigative officials on the 24th and found out that the Metropolitan Police Department is interviewing him. Mr. Ennosuke initially explained that ``the three of us talked about dying and being reborn,'' and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the details.
Communication failure in April of NTT East and West Japan Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications administrative guidance
Regarding the communication failure that occurred in NTT East and NTT West last month, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications called the presidents of both companies on the 24th and pointed out that "the occurrence of such a serious accident would have a serious impact on socioeconomic activities." Administrative guidance was given to ensure thorough prevention.
Yamagata Prefecture won first place in the number of gold awards at the National New Sake Appraisal, not Fukushima Prefecture's 10th consecutive win
The results of the National New Sake Appraisal, where sake breweries from all over Japan compete for the best sake, were announced on the 24th, and 20 points from Yamagata Prefecture were selected for the particularly excellent gold award, ranking first among the prefectures. Fukushima Prefecture, which was attracting attention as the first ever 10th straight victory, finished 5th with 14 points.
US presidential election “Republican DeSantis announces candidacy on 24th” report
South Florida Governor DeSantis will announce his candidacy for next year's presidential election on the 24th, according to major US media. Mr. DeSantis is currently seen as the biggest rival to former President Trump within the opposition and Republicans.
Honda to return to auto racing "F1" from 2026 season
Honda has revealed that it will return to the highest peak of auto racing "F1" from the 2026 season. Honda had withdrawn from the business two years ago, but agreed to enter into a new contract to supply engines and other equipment to the racing team Aston Martin.
Onagawa nuclear power plant lawsuit Judgment dismissing appeal for driving suspension Sendai District Court
The Sendai District Court has handed down a ruling dismissing the lawsuit filed by residents in the vicinity of Tohoku Electric Power's Onagawa Nuclear Power Station Unit 2 in Miyagi Prefecture, which is scheduled to restart next February. . The plaintiffs argued that the evacuation plan prepared by the local government in preparation for a serious accident was inadequate and ineffective.
Cannes Film Festival Audience applause for director Takeshi Kitano's first new film in six years
At the Cannes Film Festival in France, one of the three major film festivals in the world, director Takeshi Kitano's first new film in six years was screened to great applause from the audience.
Lunar lander developed by Japanese company “Image of landing site” NASA released
Last month, NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) released an image of a place where a lunar lander developed by a Japanese venture company seems to have fallen without being able to land on the moon.
US journalist accused of spying in Russia detained until end of August
A Russian court has decided to extend the period until the end of August and further detain an American journalist from a leading American newspaper who was indicted by authorities for conducting espionage activities in Russia. is likely to prolong.
Microsoft to experimentally bring conversational AI features to Windows
American IT giant Microsoft has announced that it will experimentally introduce interactive AI functions to Windows, the basic software for personal computers, from June this year. It is possible to work using software and change settings just by issuing instructions in sentences, and it seems likely that the way of operating a personal computer so far will change greatly.
Russian Western Battle Putin Administration Takes the Situation Seriously
The Putin administration has claimed that more than 70 people have been killed in a terrorist attack on Russia's western border with Ukraine. The Putin administration seems to be taking the situation seriously, as the Russian presidential office has expressed deep concern.
“Grow up big and healthy” 3 sunfish return to the sea Kagoshima
This winter, three sunfish captured off the coast of the Osumi Peninsula in Kagoshima Prefecture and kept in the waterways of the Kagoshima Aquarium were returned to the sea. Undersea cameras are attached to the sunfish, and it is said that it will be useful for elucidating the ecology.
Cosmo opposes shareholder proposal by Yoshiaki Murakami to appoint outside director
Cosmo Energy Holdings, an oil wholesaler, has decided to oppose a shareholder proposal demanding the appointment of outside directors by investment companies involved in the former Murakami Fund's Yoshiaki Murakami. In addition, Cosmo has clarified its policy to ask the general meeting of shareholders to decide whether to activate takeover defense measures in case Mr. Murakami buys more shares.
EU High Representative “Ukrainian Army F16 Fighter Training Begins in Multiple Countries”
Regarding the F16 fighter training for Ukrainian pilots, which Western countries have announced support one after another, the EU = European Union High Representative Borrell said that training has already begun in several countries.
National New Sake Appraisal Fukushima Prefecture will win 10 consecutive victories for the first time in history Result announced today
The results of the National New Sake Appraisal, where sake breweries around the world compete for sake, will be announced at 10 am on the 24th. Until last year, Fukushima Prefecture had won the most gold medals by prefecture nine times in a row.
House of Representatives Budget Committee Intensive deliberations on summit closing
Following the closing of the G7 Hiroshima Summit, the House of Representatives Budget Committee will hold intensive deliberations on the 24th, with Prime Minister Kishida also attending. Debate will be held over future diplomatic and security policies, including the response to the situation in Ukraine.
Table tennis world championship mixed doubles Harimoto, Hayata pair wins Japanese force confrontation
On the fourth day of the World Table Tennis Championships held in South Africa, the mixed doubles pair of Tomokazu Harimoto and Hina Hayata defeated the Japanese team in the third round and advanced to the quarterfinals.
Onagawa Nuclear Power Plant Injunction Court Judgment Today's Evacuation Plan Is or Not Driving
In a lawsuit in Sendai Prefecture, local residents demanded an injunction to stop the operation of Unit 2 of Tohoku Electric Power's Onagawa Nuclear Power Station in Miyagi Prefecture, claiming that the evacuation plan prepared by the local government in preparation for a serious accident was inadequate. The district court will hand down the judgment on the 24th. This is the first trial in which the pros and cons of operating a nuclear power plant has been questioned by narrowing the issue down to evacuation plans, and the judgment will draw attention.
26th anniversary of Kobe child murder case, father appeals to prevent recurrence
In 1997, 24 days will mark 26 years since a 14-year-old boy killed a sixth-grade elementary school boy in a serial child murder case in Kobe. Regarding this case, it was revealed that the case record had been destroyed by the court last year, and the boy's father said, ``I will never allow an act that disregards the bereaved family's desire to view the case record. It's not a matter," he said.
Government considers expenditure reform of social security expenses to secure financial resources for countermeasures against declining birthrate
Regarding the financial resources of about 3 trillion yen a year that the government plans to secure in order to intensively strengthen countermeasures against the declining birthrate, the government is considering reforming social security expenditures and adding them to social insurance premiums. We want to avoid creating new burdens as much as possible, and the focus will be on how much financial resources we can raise through expenditure reforms.