U.S. and Canadian military vessels transit the Taiwan Strait to show regional involvement
The U.S. Navy announced a joint transit of U.S. and Canadian military vessels through the Taiwan Strait. It seems that the aim is to show that China's involvement in the region is unwavering as China intensifies military pressure on Taiwan.
JR West distributes expired emergency food to evacuated passengers
JR West announced on the 2nd that emergency food that was distributed to passengers who were evacuated to a hotel from a limited express that was suspended in Wakayama Prefecture due to heavy rain had expired. So far, no passengers have complained of health hazards.
Approximately 3,000 people offer flowers at a farewell party for cartoonist Leiji Matsumoto
A farewell party was held in Tokyo on the 3rd for manga artist Leiji Matsumoto, who passed away in February this year and was known for works such as "Galaxy Express 999." I missed it.
Japan-China Defense Ministerial Meeting Conveying Security Concerns Calling for Strengthening Communication
Defense Minister Hamada met with Chinese Defense Minister Li Sang Fu in Singapore during his visit. At the outset, Minister Hamada called for strengthening communication toward building a constructive and stable relationship between the two countries.
The new target values for meals and habits are
Delicious ramen. But do you know how much salt it contains? The government announced this month a new numerical target for health-promoting diet and lifestyle habits, and the daily salt intake was set to "less than 7 grams." What is the value and what should be devised in the diet? We asked a nutrition expert to find out more. (By the way, the recommended salt content for ramen is 6 grams per cup, including the juice.)
Athletics Japan Championship Women's 100m Hurdles Asuka Terada wins 5th time
In the women's 100-meter hurdles final of the Japan Athletics Championships, Asuka Terada, a representative of the Tokyo Olympics, won her fifth victory for the first time in two years with a time of 12.95 seconds. The final was a high-level race with 4 people including Terada marking 12 seconds.
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress Visit Iwate to Inspect the ``Miracle Pine Tree''
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress visited Iwate Prefecture to attend the national tree-planting ceremony. In Rikuzentakata City, which was severely damaged by the Great East Japan Earthquake, they visited the ``Miracle Pine Tree'' that survived the tsunami. .
Government to revise “Basic Hydrogen Strategy” for first time in six years
The contents of the "Basic Hydrogen Strategy" revised by the government for the first time in six years have been clarified for the development and spread of hydrogen, which is attracting attention as a next-generation energy. Nine technologies, such as fuel cells and water electrolyzers, in which Japan has strengths, are positioned as "strategic fields," and over the next 15 years, the public and private sectors will invest more than 15 trillion yen.
Defense Minister Hamada: “Strengthening Japan’s defense capabilities will increase deterrence”
Defense Minister Hamada, who is visiting Singapore, made a speech at the Asian Security Council, emphasizing that Japan's efforts to strengthen its defense capabilities are aimed at enhancing deterrence under an exclusively defensive policy. In addition, he said that communication is essential to avoid unforeseen situations, and that he plans to build trust with China through dialogue.
Japan-U.S.-Australia Defense Ministerial Meeting
Defense ministers of Japan, the United States, and Australia held a meeting in Singapore, and agreed to oppose unilateral attempts to change the status quo by force in the East China Sea and South China Sea, with China's maritime advances in mind, and to expand joint exercises. Did.
Kanagawa Atsugi A man in his 70s was lost in a river
On the morning of the 3rd, the fire department was notified that a man in his 70s seemed to have been swept away by a river in Atsugi City, Kanagawa Prefecture. The man went out saying, ``I'm going to see how the river is going,'' and the fire department and police are searching for him because he's gone missing.
Athletics Japan Championship Women's triple jump Mariko Morimoto wins 5th consecutive victory with a new Japanese record
28-year-old Mariko Morimoto set a new Japanese record of 14 meters and 16 centimeters in the women's triple jump final at the Japan Athletics Championships, winning her fifth straight victory. With a tailwind of 0.7m, Morimoto performed a huge jump in her fifth leap, surpassing Maho Hanaoka's record of 14.4m at the 1999 event by 12cm, setting the Japanese record for the first time in 24 years. Has been updated.
Decided to apply the Disaster Relief Act to Soka City, Koshigaya City, and Matsubushi Town in Saitama Prefecture
Saitama Prefecture decided to apply the Disaster Relief Act to Soka, Koshigaya, and Matsubushi towns after being hit by heavy rain.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Calls for Responding to Dialogue to Restrain China
U.S. Secretary of Defense Austin gave a speech at the "Asian Security Council" held in Singapore, and while checking China's increasing military activities around the South China Sea and the Taiwan Strait, he said that he would like to avoid an unintended conflict. was invited to engage in dialogue.
[Influence of heavy rain infrastructure] There are areas where water is cut off and cell phones are difficult to reach
Due to this heavy rain, there are areas where it is difficult to use mobile phones and water supply is cut off.
Princess Kako attends event commemorating 50th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Vietnam
Princess Kako, the second daughter of Prince Akishino and his wife, attended an event commemorating the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Japan and Vietnam.
U.S. government official “ready to talk with Russia and China on nuclear weapons control”
As Russia unilaterally suspends its commitment to nuclear disarmament treaties and China builds up its nuclear arsenal, senior White House officials have called for dialogue, saying they are ready to hold unconditional talks with the two countries over the control of their nuclear arsenals. rice field.
Shizuoka Hamamatsu Landslide due to heavy rain Collapsed house Unable to contact man
In Kita Ward, Hamamatsu City, Shizuoka Prefecture, heavy rains caused landslides and a house to collapse, making it impossible to contact a man who lives in the house.
Tokaido Shinkansen, which has been suspended due to heavy rain, resumes operation
According to JR Tokai, the Tokaido Shinkansen was suspended due to heavy rain, but it resumed operation from noon.
Japan-U.S.-South Korea Defense Ministerial Meeting Begins Close Cooperation Confirmed for North Korea's Second Launch
The Japan-U.S.-South Korea Defense Ministerial Meeting has begun in Singapore. Minister of Defense Hamada would like to confirm close cooperation with North Korea as it plans to launch a second military reconnaissance satellite as soon as possible.
President Biden "avoids economic crisis" Emphasizes the significance of debt default avoidance
In the United States, President Biden addressed the nation in response to the passage of a bill to temporarily eliminate the government's debt ceiling and debt ceiling, saying, ``We have avoided an economic crisis.'' He emphasized the significance of being able to avoid the default on government bonds.
Shohei Ohtani leaves the mound with 9 hits and 5 runs in 6 innings as a starter
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani started the game against the Astros on the 2nd with a two-sword style of throwing and hitting, and lost 5 points with 9 hits, the most of this season, and 2 two-run home runs, etc., and in 6 innings. I got off the mound.
Chiba Kimitsu Koito River exceeds flood danger level
According to Chiba Prefecture, the Koito River water level observatory in Kimitsu City exceeded the "flood danger water level" at around 10:30 am. Chiba Prefecture is calling on residents in the surrounding area to check the surrounding conditions and prepare for evacuation.
UN Security Council Unable to take unanimous response at emergency meeting on North Korea launch
In response to North Korea's attempt to launch a military reconnaissance satellite on the 31st of last month, an emergency meeting was held at the United Nations Security Council, and various countries criticized it as a violation of Security Council resolutions. . On the other hand, China and Russia objected that it was the United States that was increasing military tensions in the region, and the Security Council was unable to take a unified response this time.
34th Anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre Opens Memorial Hall in New York
Before the 34th anniversary of the Tiananmen Incident, in which a student movement seeking democracy was suppressed by force in Beijing, China, resulting in a large number of casualties, a memorial hall that collects materials from the incident was opened on the 2nd in the United States.・Opened in New York.
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on the 3rd)
Asian Security Council in Singapore: US and Chinese ministers exchange brief words
The Asian Security Council, where defense ministers from Asia, Europe, and the United States discuss regional security issues, began in Singapore, and ministers from the United States and China, who are in deepening conflict, exchanged brief words. However, there were no important exchanges, and there is growing interest in whether it will lead to concrete dialogue in the future.
Attack on Western Russia Continues: President Putin Says, "Do Anything to Stop It"
As attacks continue in western Russia, which borders Ukraine, President Putin has instructed top security officials to do everything in their power to prevent such incidents, suggesting a growing sense of crisis. .
JR Yamanote Line/Shonan-Shinjuku Line restarted operation
On the JR Yamanote Line, due to the effects of fallen trees between Akabane Station and Ikebukuro Station on the Shonan-Shinjuku Line, operation was suspended from around 6:30 am, but has resumed operation. Also, the Shonan-Shinjuku Line resumed operation around 7:08 am.
Indian long-distance train derails Collision with next train 120 confirmed dead
Local officials have confirmed the deaths of 120 people so far after a long-distance train derailed and collided with a train on a neighboring track in eastern India on Saturday.
NY Dow rises sharply Buy orders due to debt default avoidance and firm employment situation
The New York stock market on the 2nd is buying orders because the U.S. Senate passed a bill to temporarily remove the government's debt ceiling, and the May employment statistics showed a firm employment situation. swelled, and the Dow average stock price rose significantly over $ 700.
Today's Japan-U.S.-South Korea Defense Ministerial Meeting Discussing North Korea Missile Launch Data Sharing
Defense Minister Hamada, who is visiting Singapore, held a trilateral defense ministerial meeting on the 3rd, and based on North Korea's intention to launch the second military reconnaissance satellite as soon as possible, I would like to confirm the cooperation. I would also like to meet with China's defense minister to strengthen communication between defense authorities.
Tokaido Shinkansen Tokyo-Nagoya Operation suspension from the first train to the morning
JR Central has decided to suspend operation of the Tokaido Shinkansen on the up and down lines between Tokyo and Nagoya from the first train on the 3rd to the morning due to the heavy rain. Between Nagoya and Shin-Osaka, "Kodama" runs about once an hour from the first train to around noon. It is expected that the operation between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka will resume around noon.
Water overflows from the manhole at Ogikubo 2-chome, Tokyo, and the road is flooded
According to Suginami Ward, when the staff was on guard around Ogikubo 2-chome from the night of the 2nd, water overflowed from the manhole and the road was flooded due to heavy rain. Therefore, after 1:00 am, the surrounding roads are closed to traffic, and the staff continues to be vigilant.
Machida, Tokyo Landslide at Hachioji Bypass Transported by one truck driver
According to the Metropolitan Police Department and others, around 1:00 am on the 3rd, the earth and sand on the side of the road collapsed on the Hachioji Bypass in Aihara-cho, Machida City, Tokyo. A man who was driving a truck around the site of the landslide complained of pain in his leg and was taken to hospital.