Did you mix the deleterious 'lead acetate' in your baby's powdered milk? Relatives arrested Kagawa
In Sakaide City, Kagawa Prefecture, a 37-year-old relative was arrested on suspicion of injury for mixing powdered milk for a few months old baby with the deleterious substance 'lead acetate' and causing anemia due to lead poisoning. The baby's symptoms are recovering, and the police are investigating the motive.
Sculptor Kiichi Sumikawa passed away Supervising the design of Tokyo Sky Tree
Kiichi Sumikawa, a sculptor known for his series of works called “Sori no Katachi,” which carved wood into curved shapes, and who also supervised the design of the Tokyo Skytree, has passed away. he was 91 years old.
Ukraine Reconstruction Conference Begins President “Promote Concrete Projects”
A meeting in which governments and companies from various countries discuss reconstruction assistance for Ukraine, which has suffered tremendous damage from the Russian military invasion, began in England on the 21st. stressed the importance of promoting At the conference, Minister for Foreign Affairs Hayashi gave a speech in which he expressed the idea that Japan would develop from post-war devastation and utilize the experience and knowledge gained from overcoming natural disasters such as the Great East Japan Earthquake to support recovery and reconstruction through joint efforts of the public and private sectors. emphasized.
Ritsumin Izumi representative "Various options" included in opposition party election cooperation
For the next House of Representatives election, there was an opinion that the opposition party should aim for a single candidate within the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan. and the candidate adjustment.
Makomanai Park closed for the time being after bear sightings information Sapporo Minami Ward
Makomanai Park in Minami Ward, Sapporo City will be closed for the time being due to a series of bear sightings on the morning of the 21st, and police are strengthening vigilance in the surrounding area.
Takahama Nuclear Power Plant Unit 1 to restart on July 28 Second case in over 40 years of operation
Kansai Electric Power Co. has announced that it will restart Unit 1 of the Takahama Nuclear Power Station in Fukui Prefecture, which has been in operation for 49 years, on the 28th of next month. If restarted, it will be the second case in Japan at a nuclear power plant that has been in operation for over 40 years, and the first since 2011.
“Digital administrative and financial reform is a priority issue” Prime Minister Kishida press conference at the closing of the Diet
Following the closing of the ordinary Diet session, Prime Minister Kishida held a press conference on the night of the 21st and clarified his policy to position administrative and financial reforms through digitalization as a priority issue. On the other hand, he emphasized that the My Number card will play a major role, and that he will do his utmost to dispel public anxiety caused by successive problems and restore trust.
55 people have food poisoning at a general hospital and elderly facility in Kita Ward, Tokyo
In the middle of this month, 55 people, including inpatients and residents, got food poisoning at a facility for the elderly in the same building as a general hospital in Kita Ward, Tokyo. Please be especially careful when handling food."
My number card problem “overall inspection of all data” Prime Minister's instructions
In response to the continuing problems surrounding My Number cards, the government established a new task force and held its first meeting. Prime Minister Kishida has instructed a comprehensive inspection of all data that can be viewed on a dedicated site for card holders by the fall of this year.
Former Unification Church requests not to work on land purchased Tama, Tokyo
Regarding the use of the land purchased by the former Unification Church in Tama City, Tokyo, Tama City said on the 21st that citizens have voiced their concerns, at least until it is confirmed that the dissolution order based on the law will not be issued. , I have requested not to do any acts such as demolition of existing buildings and construction of new buildings.
Shohei Ohtani traded until transfer deadline Angels GM denies
Minassian general manager of the major league Angels denied the possibility of trading Shohei Otani by the transfer deadline in August, saying, "It's obvious if you look at the current team's ranking and play." showed an idea.
Nanzenji Temple in Kyoto Asked me to take a picture and asked for money
At Nanzenji Temple in Kyoto City, the temple is calling for attention, saying that there were cases where worshipers were asked to "take a picture" and asked for money.
"Minor health insurance card" 114 cases linked to other people's information Confirmed at medical sites
A group of medical professionals compiled the final results of an investigation into the health insurance card "mina insurance card" integrated with the My Number card, and 114 cases were confirmed at medical sites where the information of another person was linked. I understand.
Osaka, Kansai Expo "Japan pavilion" exhibited by the government
The bidding for the construction of the Japanese Pavilion, which the government will exhibit at the 2025 Osaka-Kansai Expo, did not go through. I decided to switch to and aim for a contract within next month.
Ordinary Diet closed 97% of government-submitted bills passed
The ordinary session of the Diet closed on the 21st, and 97% of the bills submitted by the government were enacted, including the Act on Securing Financial Resources to Increase Defense Expenditure and the Revised Immigration Control Act to review the way foreigners are detained.
Ritsumin launches a new group centered on Mr. Ichiro Ozawa with about 15 members
About 15 Diet members, led by Ichiro Ozawa of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan, have launched a new policy group. It seems that there is also an aim to maintain Mr. Ozawa's influence within the party.
Utilization of “dormant deposits” for highly public business Revised law passed and enacted
The revised law to make it possible to invest in start-up companies that engage in highly public businesses by utilizing deposits and savings that have been deposited in financial institutions for more than 10 years and have not been traded, the so-called "dormant deposits", will be held at the plenary session of the House of Councilors on the 21st. was passed and established.
Red Sox Masanao Yoshida contributed to the team's 6th consecutive victory with 3 hits including 2 runs
Masanao Yoshida of the Major League Baseball Red Sox hit the No. 8 two-run home run, his first home run in 17 games, in the match against the Twins on the 20th.
US President Biden describes Chinese President Xi as a 'dictator'
US President Biden described China's President Xi Jinping as a "dictator" in a speech he gave at an election event. Between the United States and China, Secretary of State Brinken visited China until the 19th and had a meeting with President Xi, just confirming the continuation of dialogue.
Former Keizai Doyukai representative secretary Jiro Ushio dies
Jiro Ushio, who served as the representative secretary of the Keizai Doyukai and served as a pipe between the political and economic worlds for many years, died of pneumonia on the 13th of this month. he was 92 years old.
SDF candidate shooting after receiving about 30 live ammunition 3 GSDF casualties
An 18-year-old Self-Defense Officer candidate who was arrested in an incident in which a member of the Ground Self-Defense Force was shot with a rifle during live-fire training at a shooting range of the Ground Self-Defense Force in Gifu City, and three people were killed or injured. An interview with a Ministry of Defense official revealed that 30 live ammunition had been received. The cadet loaded the magazine into the rifle without permission during the work to put live ammunition into the magazine and fired a gun, so the Self-Defense Forces are investigating whether there were any deficiencies in the safety management system.
Ordinary Diet session End of session
The regular session of the Diet came to an end on the 21st. After this, procedures will be taken at the plenary session of both houses of the House of Representatives, and the session will be closed after the 150-day session.
Third-party commission to consider attaching cameras to prison officers
In response to the issue of assaults on inmates by multiple prison guards at Nagoya Prison, a third-party panel of experts has introduced wearable cameras to prison guards across the country to suppress inappropriate behavior. In addition, he proposed measures to prevent recurrence, such as considering assigning "san" to prisoners instead of abandoning them.
Heavy rain in Amami Oshima, Kagoshima More than 360 people are isolated Severe warning of sediment disasters
Due to the rain front, Amami Oshima in Kagoshima Prefecture is experiencing heavy rain, and in Uken Village, about 360 people are isolated in six villages. In the Amami region, there is a risk of very heavy rain late at night on the 21st, and strict vigilance is required for landslide disasters.
Teacher shortage “Worse than a year ago” 43% of local governments Ministry of Education Notice requesting countermeasures
As of April this year, 43% of local governments answered that the shortage of teachers at schools had "worsened" from a year ago, and the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology issued a notice requesting countermeasures to boards of education nationwide. bottom.
“China negotiates to build military training facilities in Cuba” US media
US media reported that China is in talks to build military training facilities in Cuba. The U.S. government is increasingly concerned about China's increased military activity near the U.S. mainland.
Shooting in West Bank raises Israeli-Palestinian tensions
Four Israelis were killed in a shooting in the West Bank of Palestine on the 20th. The day before, six Palestinians, including a 15-year-old boy, died in the Israeli army's mop-up operation, and tensions are rising between the two sides.
"Militaristic Japan" bill passed in Russian anniversary name as a countermeasure
Russia's Duma has passed a bill to rename September 3, the anniversary of the end of World War II, to "The Day of Victory over Militarist Japan and the End of World War II." Did.
Logistics industry spreads the movement to utilize "double connected trucks"
As the so-called "2024 problem", in which the shortage of workers is becoming more serious in the logistics industry, is approaching, there is a growing movement to utilize "double-tethered trucks" that can transport two large trucks at once.
Gender equality Japan retreats to 125th place Large disparity in the field of political participation
A survey of gender equality around the world found that Japan has a wide disparity in terms of political participation, ranking 125th out of 146 countries surveyed, down from 116th last year.
Shohei Otani "Weekly MVP" 5th time selection equals the highest number of Japanese players
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Ohtani has been named the American League Player of the Week, MVP of the Week. Otani won the award for the fifth time since July last year, tying Ichiro's record for the most among Japanese athletes.
Former chairman Ghosn sues Nissan Motor for payment of more than 140 billion yen
Carlos Ghosn, former chairman of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., who was indicted in Japan for violating the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, filed a lawsuit demanding payment of more than $1 billion to Nissan and others for defamation. Multiple media outlets reported that it happened.
Missing Titanic sightseeing submarine "40 hours of air left"
The U.S. Coast Guard says it has about 40 hours of life-sustaining air left in the disappearance of a tourist submersible to see the wrecked Titanic in the Atlantic Ocean. We are rushing to search for it with the Canadian military and others.
US President Biden's second son pleads guilty to deal with Justice Department
It has been revealed that the second son of President Biden of the United States, Hunter Biden, has agreed with the Department of Justice to admit crimes such as intentionally not paying income tax. As President Biden seeks re-election next fall, he could be an election blow.
``To steal ammunition'' etc. One week after the GSDF 3 casualties shooting incident
It's been a week since the 21st of the incident in which three people were killed and injured when a member of the Ground Self-Defense Force was shot with a rifle during live-fire training at a shooting range of the Ground Self-Defense Force in Gifu City. The 18-year-old self-defense officer candidate who was arrested said, "I wanted to own a gun and ammunition. I shot people in the way to steal ammunition." The police are working to clarify the motive and are also investigating whether there were any deficiencies in the safety management system of the training.