Hong Kong district assembly election to be held in December Candidates critical of the government Exclusion attitude
The Hong Kong government has announced that elections for district councils, which are local councils, will be held on December 10th. He has changed the electoral system under the slogan of "rule by patriots," and has made a strong statement to eliminate candidates who are critical of the government.
My number linked to another person Browsing of pension information Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications measures to prevent recurrence
In response to the confirmation of one case of trouble in which another person's My Number was linked to another person's My Number and viewed pension information at the "Local Employee Mutual Aid Association," which operates pensions for local government employees, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has summarized measures to prevent recurrence. When applying for pension payments to the union, it is compulsory to submit both my number and basic pension number.
Kyoto Gion Festival Resale of misfortune "chimaki" is also seen as a problem
On the 24th, one of the highlights of the Gion Festival, which colors the summer in Kyoto, was the Yamahoko Junko of the Atomatsuri. During the festival, one of the pleasures is not only to see the gorgeous yamaboko, but also to buy “chimaki” to ward off evil, but this year there are a series of cases where this “chimaki” is resold, and the people involved are worried.
8-year-old and 5-year-old siblings die Mother arrested on suspicion of murder Ibaraki Mito
Early in the morning on the 24th, an 8-year-old and a 5-year-old sibling living in this apartment in Mito City, Ibaraki Prefecture, were found bleeding and fell down and died at the hospital to which they were transported. Police arrested a 39-year-old mother for stabbing her 8-year-old brother to death with a knife.
U-22 Japan Men's Soccer National Team Coach Oiwa's resolutions ahead of the Paris Olympics one year ago
Coach Oiwa, who leads the Japan under-22 men's soccer team aiming for the Paris Olympics, told NHK in an interview with one year before the tournament, saying, "I want to keep winning by valuing each and every match, aiming for the gold medal."
Air defense evacuation drill in Taiwan Anticipated missile attack by China
In Taiwan, annual air defense evacuation drills, assuming attacks such as missiles by China, began on the 24th.
North Korea border crossing issue of US soldiers UN Forces "interaction with North Korea"
The deputy commander of the United Nations Command held a press conference on the issue of a US soldier crossing the Military Demarcation Line between South and North Korea and entered the North Korean side, saying, ``The most important thing is the safety of the soldiers,'' he said.
Osaka train slashing 3 knives possessed by suspect are fruit knives
On the 23rd, three people, including passengers, were cut with a knife on a train running in Izumisano, Osaka, and a 37-year-old man was arrested. At that time, the suspect had three knives.
Sexual orientation exposure without consent
A man in his 20s who worked for an insurance agency in Tokyo was recognized as an industrial accident by the Labor Standards Inspection Office for developing mental illness after receiving an "outing" in which his sexual orientation was exposed without consent at work. The support group believes that it is the first time in the country that an outing has been recognized as an industrial accident. I have summarized the situation surrounding the outing in detail.
Drone attack intensifies Ukraine "four people injured" Russia "flying to the capital"
At least four people have been injured in a new attack by Russian drones, the Ukrainian side said after repeated attacks on Odesa in southern Ukraine. On the other hand, the Russian Ministry of Defense announced that in addition to the capital Moscow, multiple drones flew to Crimea in southern Ukraine, which Russia unilaterally annexed, and claimed that it was an attack by Ukraine.
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to prohibit adding unrelated equipment costs to LP gas rates
Regarding the price of LP gas (liquefied petroleum gas), which is used in areas without city gas, there is a problem in cases where unrelated equipment costs such as air conditioners and water heaters are added to users in apartments. For this reason, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has a policy to prohibit such additions.
Aquarium crowded during summer vacation Temporarily noisy due to suspicious person report Kanagawa Fujisawa
A popular spot that was crowded during the summer vacation was temporarily in a turmoil. On the afternoon of the 24th, at an aquarium in Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture, there was a report that there was a man holding something like a "sheath" to hold a knife, and many customers, including children, evacuated outdoors. Police confirmed, but no one was suspicious.
Boxing Naoya Inoue clears the weigh-in the day before and faces the opponent for 30 seconds
Naoya Inoue, a professional boxer, cleared the weigh-in before the world title match on the 25th, aiming to conquer the four classes, and exposed his fighting spirit by staring at the opponent's champion at close range for about 30 seconds.
Writer Seiichi Morimura dies at 90
Author Seiichi Morimura, known for his novel "Ningen no Proof", died of pneumonia at a hospital in Tokyo on the 24th. he was 90 years old.
[Video] Osaka "Tenjin Festival" opens on a regular scale for the first time in four years
For the first time in four years, Osaka's summer tradition "Tenjin Matsuri" began on a regular scale, and the "Hoko Nagashi Shinji" was held to announce the opening of the festival.
15 dead, 19 missing, wooden boat sinks in Indonesia, Sulawesi bay
In the bay of Sulawesi Island in central Indonesia, a wooden boat used as a means of transportation for local people sank, and 15 people have been confirmed dead so far, and 19 people are missing.
“Consideration of building shelters to protect Nansei Islands residents in emergencies” Chief Cabinet Secretary
While there are concerns about the so-called "Taiwan emergency", Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno said in Ishigaki City, Okinawa Prefecture, where he is visiting, to consider the development of shelters to protect the residents of the Nansei Islands in the event of an emergency.
Musk reveals Twitter logo changed from blue bird to 'X'
American entrepreneur Elon Musk has announced that social media giant Twitter will change its blue bird logo to an 'X'.
Japan-U.S.-South Korea vice-ministerial-level telephone talks to work together to strengthen deterrence against North Korea
Japan, the U.S. and the ROK held telephone talks at the foreign minister level and confirmed that they would work closely together to strengthen deterrence and response capabilities in response to North Korea's repeated ballistic missile launches.
The emperor and his wife visit the Nasu Imperial Villa in Tochigi Prefecture for the first time in four years
On the 24th, the Emperor and Empress entered the Nasu Imperial Villa in Tochigi Prefecture to recuperate. It's been 4 years since I've been recuperating in a rural area.
Moscow drone attack or Russia “Ukraine launched but shot down”
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on the 24th that an attack by two drones was launched in the capital Moscow on the morning of the 24th Japan time. They claim it was an attack by Ukraine.
Kobe 6-year-old boy died after being so weakened that he could not eat
In a case in which four mothers and siblings were arrested for killing a 6-year-old boy in Kobe by hitting him with something like an iron pipe, the boy was unable to eat even if his family gave him food. Police believe he died of exhaustion as a result of the assault.
High school baseball 3 schools including Tokai University Kofu decided to participate in Koshien
The final of the Summer National High School Baseball Tournament in Yamanashi was held on the 24th. Yamanashi Gakuin, who won the Senbatsu Tournament this year, was eliminated in the semi-finals.
Sapporo Susukino male body Suspicion of 20-year-old female suspect arrested Suspicion of abandoning corpse
On the 2nd of this month, the body of a man whose neck was severed was found in a hotel room in Susukino, a downtown area of Sapporo. Police are investigating the details of the incident.
Niigata Echigo Komagatake Two brothers in their 40s who were out climbing Mt.
I lost contact with my brother, who was in his 40s, who was climbing Mt. Echigo-Komagatake in Niigata Prefecture, and on the morning of the 24th, he was found dead near the stream. The death of a man believed to be his younger brother was also confirmed near the scene, and the police are proceeding with confirmation.
Two children were transported and a boy died Mother "killed the child" Mito
On the morning of the 24th, two children living in this room were found lying unconscious in an apartment room in Mito City, and the death of the boy was confirmed at the hospital to which they were transported. The police are listening to the situation in detail because her mother, who was nearby, said, "I killed the child."
Large-scale attack on southern Ukraine Damages world heritage cathedrals
The Russian military has carried out a large-scale attack on Odesa in southern Ukraine, causing damage to the cathedral in the historic area, which is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Stock price temporarily rises by more than 400 yen, yen depreciation, buy orders for export related etc.
On the 24th of the week, the Tokyo stock market and the Nikkei stock average rose by more than 400 yen at one point. At the meeting to decide monetary policy held by the Bank of Japan this week, the yen is depreciating in the foreign exchange market against the backdrop of the view that the current monetary easing measures may be maintained, so buying orders for export-related stocks are spreading.
JR Yamanote Line resumed operation on all lines Impact of signal device failure
Due to the failure of the signal device at Osaki Station, the JR Yamanote Line had suspended operation from the first train, but around 9:00 am, both the inner and outer loops resumed operation.
"Calligraphy Performance Koshien" High school students perform powerful performances Ehime
The Calligraphy Performance Koshien, in which calligraphy enthusiast high school students compete for the beauty of their calligraphy and performances on a huge piece of paper, was held in Shikokuchuo City, Ehime Prefecture on the 23rd, and 21 schools that won the national preliminary round performed powerful performances.
Shizuoka Bridge girder fall accident Started carrying out dismantled blocks
On the 6th of this month, at the construction site of the bypass of the national highway in Shizuoka City, the bridge girder of the elevated road under construction fell and eight people were injured, and from the 24th, part of the dismantled bridge girder was carried out from the site.
Ukrainian military reversal offensive U.S. Secretary of State 'will continue for several months'
U.S. Secretary of State Brinken said the Ukrainian military had recovered about 50 percent of the territory it had taken from Russia so far, but was facing a tough fight to recapture more, and said the offensive would continue in the coming months.
UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage "Yoshikogaku" open to the public for the first time in four years Oita Kunisaki
Last year, the folk performing art of Kunisaki City, Oita Prefecture, which was registered as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, was opened to the public for the first time in four years.
The view that the US Fed will raise interest rates again strengthens, and labor shortages continue due to inflationary factors
The US Fed = Federal Reserve Board will hold a meeting to decide monetary policy for two days from the 25th of this week. In the market, there is a growing view that the FRB will raise interest rates again due to the continued labor shortage and rising wages, which are pointed out as factors of inflation.
Today, the intense heat is expected to continue in various places, so beware of heat stroke.
On the 24th, wide areas from western Japan to northern Japan will be sunny and intensely hot, and intense heat is expected in western Japan and the Kanto region. It is expected that there will be many sunny days and extremely hot days until around Saturday, the 29th of this month.
JR Yamanote Line Inner and outer loop suspension of operation Expected to resume around noon
Due to signal failure, the JR Yamanote Line has suspended operation on all inner and outer lines from the first train on the 24th. Due to the difficulty of the restoration work, it is expected that the operation will be resumed around noon.
Large-scale attack in southern Ukraine leaves casualties, World Heritage cathedral also damaged
In Ukraine, where fierce fighting continues, the Russian army carried out a large-scale attack on southern Odesa on the 23rd, damaging the cathedral in the "Historic Center" registered as a World Heritage Site and causing casualties to civilians. The Ukrainian government has urged Western countries to provide additional air defense systems.
Bank of Japan to hold monetary policy meeting
The Bank of Japan will hold a monetary policy meeting on July 27-28. The focus will be on what decision the Bank of Japan will make as the rate of increase in consumer prices exceeds 3% and prices are trending higher than expected.
Shohei Ohtani's No. 36 solo home run, 8 points ahead of 2nd place in the HR king battle
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani started the game against the Pirates on the 23rd as No. 2 and designated hitter.
Injured passenger testifies to Osaka train slashing ``suddenly after loitering''
On the 23rd, three passengers and others were cut with a knife on a train running in Izumisano City, Osaka, and a 37-year-old man was arrested.