First face-to-face eSports World Tournament hosted by IOC opens in Singapore
The first face-to-face esports world tournament hosted by the IOC (International Olympic Committee) has started in Singapore. The IOC is considering e-sports, in which games are played as competitions, as future competitions, and the trend is attracting attention.
Representative Izumi Ritsumin “Flexible consideration of cooperation between opposition parties based on regional circumstances”
Amidst the view that opposition parties should aim to unify candidates within the Constitutional Democratic Party for the next House of Representatives election, Izumi said, "We want to maximize the number of seats for opposition parties as much as possible." He indicated that he would like to flexibly consider how the cooperation should be based on the circumstances of each region.
G7 and Global South government officials confirm cooperation on Ukraine situation
Government officials from the G7 = seven major countries and emerging countries called the Global South held discussions in Denmark in Northern Europe over the situation in Ukraine, and agreed that a ceasefire would be difficult under the current circumstances. We confirmed that we will work together to address the issues of
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (Movement on the 25th)
Russia's military aggression against Ukraine continues. Fighting between Russian and Ukrainian forces continues across Ukraine, forcing thousands of civilians to flee the country. We will keep you updated on developments in the situation in Ukraine on the 25th (Japan time), including the situation of the fighting and the diplomacy of the countries concerned. (There is a time difference of 6 hours between Japan and Ukraine and Moscow, Russia)
Ukraine 'biggest missile attack in months' civilian casualties
The Ukrainian military's general staff announced on the 25th that civilians, including children, were killed and injured in attacks by Russian missiles and drones.
What is your purpose and impact?
Mr. Prigozhin, the representative of the private military company Wagner, who had deepened the feud with the Russian Ministry of Defense and had sent troops to the capital Moscow, withdrew his troops, and it seems that a full-scale armed conflict was avoided. Why did Mr. Prigogine turn around and turn back his troops? where was the target? What impact will this have on the Putin administration and the war situation in Ukraine? This is a commentary by Mr. Shinji Hyodo of the National Institute for Defense Studies, who is familiar with Russian security. (The content was broadcast on NHK News on June 25. The video is 5 minutes and 18 seconds. It is not available on data broadcasting.)
A walking course in a shopping mall to relieve lack of exercise Akita
A walking course was set up at a shopping mall in Akita City, which is crowded with shoppers, in an attempt to relieve lack of exercise and prevent lifestyle-related diseases, and a walking experience class was held on the 25th.
[Professional baseball results] DeNA loses to Softbank in the lead
Six professional baseball games were played, and in the Pacific League, Softbank, the leader, lost and their winning streak ended at four. In the Central League, DeNA beat Hanshin Tigers three times in a row to take the lead.
A man who was swimming in the river did not get up and was unconscious even when he was found Mie Yokkaichi
According to the fire department, at around 3:30 pm on the 25th, there was a report saying, ``Three children were swimming, but one boy did not come up.'' Rescue firefighters found the boy in the river about 10 minutes later and transported him to the hospital, but he was unconscious. According to the fire department, there is information that the boy is a junior high school student. Police and firefighters are investigating the details.
G7 gender equality ministers' meeting concludes, emphasizing the need for reforms to correct wage disparities
The G7 = Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Ministers' Meeting of seven major countries held in Nikko City, Tochigi Prefecture, promotes flexible working styles and fair and transparent salary systems in order to correct the wage gap between men and women. At the same time, we concluded by compiling a joint statement that emphasized the need for reform, such as the awareness of the division of roles based on gender.
One month after the Nagano stand-in incident, re-arrested on suspicion of murdering two women
On the 25th, one month after the murder of four women and police officers in Nagano Prefecture, people were seen mourning with flowers at the scene. Police plan to re-arrest the suspect, who has been arrested for the murder of two police officers, for the murder of two women.
A person with a knife inside the Yamanote Line train at JR Shinjuku Station is secured by the police.
According to the Metropolitan Police Department, around 4:00 pm on the 25th, there was a 110 call that a person with a knife was inside the train of the Yamanote Line at JR Shinjuku Station, and the station became a temporary commotion with a large number of people evacuating. The Metropolitan Police Department has secured a person who is believed to be a foreign national with a knife.
Kidnapped victim's family "Don't give up" calls on radio for North Korea
The families of the victims who were abducted by North Korea recorded shortwave radio broadcasts to North Korea by North Korean defectors who fled to South Korea, and said to their relatives who were torn apart by the abduction, "I will definitely help you." So please don't give up."
“High-death society” Annual death toll hits record high of 1.56 million people Waiting for cremation for 12 days
Over 1.56 million Japanese people died in Japan last year, the highest number since statistics began to be collected. The number will continue to increase, and is expected to reach approximately 1.67 million by 2040. Under these circumstances, some people waited 12 days because they could not immediately cremate their deceased family members in densely populated urban areas. We covered the movements of local governments and manufacturers trying to respond to the "high-death society."
Restoration House of Representatives election To support in six constituencies in Osaka and Hyogo where Komei's incumbent is
In response to the upcoming House of Representatives election, the Japan Restoration Party has decided to field party official candidates in the six single-seat constituencies of Osaka and Hyogo, which have had incumbent members of the New Komeito party and have so far given up on fielding them. I was.
WBC Victory Commemorative Parade Honoring Hideki Kuriyama in Kuriyama Town Hokkaido
A victory commemorative parade honoring Hideki Kuriyama, who led the Japanese national team to victory for the first time in three tournaments as a manager at the WBC = World Baseball Classic held in March this year, was held in Hokkaido, where Mr. Kuriyama's home is located. It was held in Kuriyama Town on the 25th.
Hanshin Teruaki Sato, who continues to be sluggish, cancels the player registration of the 1st army and readjusts the 2nd army
Teruaki Sato, who is expected to be a regular regular in professional baseball and Hanshin for the third year this season, but has been batting poorly, was canceled from the 1st Army's player registration on the 25th, and will be readjusted in the 2nd Army. rice field.
Angels team record of 1 inning 4 HR 13 points Shohei Otani also connects
The Angels of the Major League scored 13 points in the game against the Rockies on the 24th, including four home runs, including three in a row in the third inning. According to the team, 4 home runs and 13 points in one inning are all lined up with team records.
Controversy between the ruling and opposition parties, such as pros and cons of integrating My Number cards and health insurance cards
Amidst a series of issues surrounding My Number cards, policymakers from the ruling and opposition parties debated the pros and cons of the government's policy of abolishing the current health insurance card and integrating it with the card next autumn on NHK's "Sunday Debate." I did.
[Breaking news] ``Return troops'' Prigozhin investigation halted Russia
“Is the rainy season over in the Okinawa region?” Meteorological Observatory announced 4 days later than normal
The Okinawa region on the 25th is mostly sunny, covered by the Pacific anticyclone. It is expected that there will be more sunny days for the next week, and the Okinawa Meteorological Observatory announced at 11:00 am that "the rainy season seems to have ended in the Okinawa region", the earliest in the country. The end of the rainy season in the Okinawa region is 5 days later than last year, and 4 days later than in an average year.
Uruguay hits record drought for first time in 74 years
In South America, there is little rain, mainly in the southern part, and the temperature is high for several months, and the damage of drought is becoming serious in various places. In Uruguay, the impact is spreading, such as declaring a water shortage emergency in the capital.
Seiya Suzuki and Nutevar face off in major league game in London
The official match of the Major League Baseball was held in London, England on the 24th, and the Cubs, which Seiya Suzuki belongs to, and the Cardinals, which Lars Nutvar plays, played against each other.
Jackson International Ballet Competition 2 Japanese Gold Medals
At the Jackson International Ballet Competition, one of the gateways to success for young ballet dancers held in the United States, Rei Sasaki, from Osaka Prefecture, won the senior male category, and Ayako Toku, from Kobe, won the gold medal in the senior female category. Chosen.
What will be the future impact?
Prigozhin, head of the Russian private military company Wagner, said he was "turning back" troops that were supposed to march to the capital Moscow to avoid bloodshed. The presidential office of neighboring Belarus, which is allied with Russia, emphasizes that President Lukashenko mediated and tried to break the situation, but the detailed background is unknown. What is going on with this move, which seems to have quickly settled down after raising a rebellion? What will be the future impact? This is a commentary from the Tsukakoshi Desk in the International Department. (This is the content that was broadcast on June 25th on "Good Morning Japan". The video is 1 minute 10 seconds. It cannot be viewed on the data broadcast.)
Mr. Wagner Prigogine Troops turn back Details unknown
Prigozhin, head of the Russian private military company Wagner, said he was "turning back" troops that were supposed to march to the capital Moscow to avoid bloodshed. The presidential office of neighboring Belarus, which is allied with Russia, emphasizes that President Lukashenko mediated and tried to break the situation, but the detailed background is unknown.
Boy's body in suitcase Directed by second son to prepare case Kobe
A 6-year-old boy's body was found in a suitcase in a grassy area in Nishi Ward, Kobe City. The boy's mother was arrested on suspicion of hurting his grandmother, and his second son prepared a suitcase. I found out that my grandmother explained to the police that she had instructed me to do so.
Stock prices continue to rise on the Tokyo stock market this month, with the Nikkei Stock Average hitting a 33-year high. Behind this is the growing number of foreign investors who are reforming Japanese companies, and expectations for the growth of the Japanese economy. People are watching with great interest that the virtuous cycle of the economy will finally begin. Under these circumstances, the lecture "Invitation to 2%" given by former Governor Kuroda of the Bank of Japan nine years ago is attracting attention again. This lecture urged companies to anticipate and act on change. What is common today? (Economic Department reporter Keiichiro Furuichi)