Basketball Men's World Cup Japan loses to Australia in finals
In the Men's Basketball World Cup, Japan, ranked 36th in the world, lost to Australia, ranked 3rd in the world, 89-109 in the third match of the first round. As a result, Japan finished 3rd in the group with a record of 1 win and 2 losses in the 1st round.
The Legislative Council presents a rough draft for a proposal for joint custody after divorce
Regarding the custody of children after divorce, a subcommittee of the Legislative Council presented a rough draft for a draft outline for reviewing the system. It is also possible to have "joint custody" in which both parents have parental authority, assuming that the father and mother are responsible for raising the child.
Pass through ticket gate with Tokyu credit card to test introduction on some routes
From August 30th, Tokyu Corporation will introduce a system on some routes on a trial basis that allows you to pass by simply holding your credit card over a special ticket gate. The aim is to improve convenience for foreign travelers who do not have transportation IC cards.
Transported due to heatstroke August 21-27 7424 people nationwide, 2.5 times more than the same period last year
Over 7,400 people nationwide were taken to hospitals due to heat stroke during the week leading up to the 27th, when the dangerous heat continued, surpassing the previous week for the third consecutive week and surpassing 7,000, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. I found out from the Fire Department.
Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications working group report “Internet provision of NHK programs, etc. becomes essential work”
A working group of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications has compiled a report stating that the provision of NHK's broadcast programs via the Internet should be positioned as an essential task as content viewing styles are rapidly changing.
Sompo Japan big motor problem Changed policy with an article that viewed it as a problem
At a board meeting in July last year, the president of Sompo Japan Insurance urged the resumption of business with Big Motor without conducting an additional investigation while recognizing the possibility of fraud. It turned out that the original policy was changed after the article was published, and in August last year, the company reported to the management of parent company Sompo Holdings that it would conduct an additional investigation into the past. The Financial Services Agency also plans to investigate these interactions within the group in detail.
Kyoto's first auction of "Kyotango pear" "Small but sweet"
The shipment of "Kyotango pears" produced in the northern part of Kyoto Prefecture has begun, and the first auction was held at the wholesale market in Kyoto City on the 29th.
JR Tokushima Line Railroad Crossing Trouble "The cause was broken by a lightning strike"
On the 23rd of this month, at a railroad crossing on the JR Tokushima Line running in Tokushima Prefecture, there was a problem in which a train passed without the alarm sounding and the gate not being lowered. revealed the results of the investigation that it was caused by
“One-man driving” spreads among major railway companies in the Kanto region
As the environment surrounding railway companies is becoming more severe due to the declining population along railway lines and the declining birthrate and aging population, major railway companies in the Kanto region are increasingly adopting "one-man operation" in which trains are operated by drivers alone, without the presence of conductors.
More than 371,000 children were born in the first half of this year, down 3.6% from the same period last year
The number of children born from January to June this year was more than 371,000, including foreigners, a 3.6% decrease compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. I got it from the stats. The number of Japanese children born last year was 770,747, falling below 800,000 for the first time since statistics began in 1899, and the declining birth rate is progressing at a faster pace than expected. .
Former Johnny's president certified as sexually assaulted Special team of external experts
A special team of external experts conducted interviews with the victims to prevent a recurrence of a series of sexual assault complaints by former president Johnny Kitagawa from former talents of Johnny & Associates. published the book.
Mortgage fixed interest rate raised by major banks one after another
Against the backdrop of rising long-term interest rates, major banks have recently raised the level of fixed interest rates on housing loans one after another. Long-term interest rates have risen further this month as the Bank of Japan made its monetary policy more flexible in late July, and it is expected that there will be a series of moves to raise fixed interest rates in September as well.
"Acknowledge sexual damage and apologize" Johnny's problem party's appeal
A special team of external experts held a press conference on the 29th to prevent a recurrence of recurrence prevention over the issue of sexual assault by the former president of Johnny & Associates, where former talents and others have been suing one after another. make recommendations. Similar consultations have been held one after another at the party's party who complains of sexual damage, and two former talents who newly joined this month want the special team to make recommendations to change the office.
500,000 visitors to Sendai Arahama Elementary School
The number of people who visited Arahama Elementary School in Sendai City, which is a "disaster remains" that conveys the threat of the tsunami from the Great East Japan Earthquake, reached 500,000 on the 29th.
Commercial facilities in Kitakyushu City Police reproduce and verify the situation in the death of a 10-month-old boy
On the 26th of this month, in the parking lot of a commercial facility in Kitakyushu, a 10-month-old boy died after being left in a car under the scorching sun for about two and a half hours. We reproduced the situation at that time using the actual car that was in the car, and verified the temperature inside the car.
Russian flag on Northern Territories Shell Island?
Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno revealed that he had made a request to the Russian side that it was unacceptable in light of Japan's position that something like the Russian flag was raised on the lighthouse on Shell Island in the Northern Territories.
The Japan Tourism Agency conducts a hearing survey on the Awa Odori "premium box seats" issue
The Japan Tourism Agency, which had planned to issue a subsidy, is considering revising the plan to issue a subsidy in response to the fact that the 200,000 yen per person "premium box seat" provided at the Awa Odori festival in Tokushima City violated the Building Standards Act. I found out that I started an interview survey.
Harassing international calls 225 cases of consultation with the police due to discharge of treated water
Regarding the release of treated water accumulated at the Tokyo Electric Power Company Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, domestic stores and facilities have been harassed by international calls that are believed to be from China. It means that 225 consultations have been received in 31 prefectures.
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Requests Big Motor to Investigate Violations at 135 Business Sites Nationwide
Regarding the problem of fraudulent insurance claims for "Big Motors", the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism investigated whether there were any violations of the Road Trucking Vehicle Law at 135 business establishments nationwide with maintenance shops. We ask the company to report by
North Korea Kim General Secretary shows the policy of deploying tactical nuclear weapons to the navy
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un visited the headquarters of the navy and made a speech, criticizing the three countries, Japan, the United States, and South Korea, which agreed to regularize joint exercises at the previous summit, and made a statement to the navy. He indicated a policy to proceed with the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons.
Treated water discharge `` Take measures so that fisheries industry will not be damaged '' Prime Minister Kishida
Prime Minister Kishida will continue to urge China, which is increasingly opposed to the release of treated water accumulated at the Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, to have discussions among experts based on scientific grounds. I emphasized the idea of taking all possible measures to prevent this from happening.
Shohei Ohtani hits for the first time in two games, leading to the first goal, but the team loses two consecutive games
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani hit for the first time in two games against the Phillies, leading to the opening goal, but the team lost and has two consecutive losses.
Mayor of Taipei City, Taiwan visits Shanghai "To stabilize relations across the Strait through dialogue"
Amid rising tensions in the Taiwan Strait, Mayor Chiang Wan-an of Taipei began his visit to Shanghai on the 29th with the aim of "stabilizing cross-strait relations through dialogue."
Started providing services for companies with enhanced security of ChatGPT data
Amidst a string of companies restricting the use of generative AI in order to ensure thorough management of confidential information, American company Open AI announced that it has begun offering a ChatGPT service with enhanced data security for companies. .
US approves sale of long-range cruise missiles to Japan for the first time
The U.S. government has approved the sale of long-range cruise missiles and other equipment to Japan worth more than $100 million, equivalent to approximately ¥15 billion in Japanese yen. This is the first time the missile has been sold to Japan.
How is the situation?
Russian authorities have officially confirmed the death of Wagner's chief Prigogine, citing a DNA test. If this announcement is true, Mr. Prigogine is dead. In response to this, attention is focused on "what will happen in the future?" ▼The whereabouts of the organization ▼The whereabouts of Wagner's interests ▼I will look at the impact on the war situation in Ukraine. Shoichiro Beppu, anchor of "Catch! Top News in the World" will explain in detail. *Contents broadcasted on August 28, "Catch! World's top news"
Operation stopped at 12 Toyota Group plants in Japan System failure
According to Toyota Motor Corporation, operations at 12 domestic plants of the group have been suspended. Due to a system malfunction, there is no prospect of recovery at the moment.
Poland, Baltic states demand Belarus to expel Wagner
Poland and the Baltic states have issued a joint statement calling on the Belarusian government, which is believed to be hosting fighters from the Russian private military company Wagner, to expel them.
Unemployment rate in July 2.7%, worsened by 0.2 points from June
According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, the nationwide unemployment rate was 2.7% last month, down 0.2 percentage points from June.
Active job openings-to-applicants ratio in July was 1.29 times the national average, falling below the previous month for 3 consecutive months
Last month's active job openings-to-applicants ratio was 1.29 times the national average, down 0.01 points from the previous month and falling for three consecutive months. According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, ``While there are moves to reduce job openings in some industries affected by soaring prices, job-seeking activities are increasing.''
Gifu Sake Wins Best Sake Contest by French Sommelier
A Japanese sake competition was held in Paris by sommeliers who are active on the front lines of France, and Junmai Daiginjo from a sake brewery in Gifu was selected as the grand prize.
Trump's first trial over congressional storming a day before Super Tuesday
Former US President Donald Trump has been charged with trying to overturn the results of the presidential election over his assault on Congress two years ago. I told you. This day is the day before Super Tuesday, when candidates for the ruling and opposition parties are selected in many states for the presidential election, and the impact on the election campaign will be watched.
Typhoon No. 9 Sakishima Islands will be a big storm after the 30th Is 11 approaching Okinawa after the 31st?
Extremely strong Typhoon No. 9 is moving northward east of the Philippines, and there is a risk of severe storms in the Sakishima Islands of Okinawa Prefecture after the 30th, so we need to be careful of high waves. On the other hand, Typhoon No. 11 is moving westward in the far south of Japan and is likely to approach the Okinawa region after the 31st, so please pay attention to the latest information.
President Erdoğan to visit Russia soon to hold talks with President Putin on agricultural products
While Russia has suspended the implementation of the agreement on the export of Ukrainian agricultural products, Turkish President Erdogan, who has acted as an intermediary, is expected to visit Russia soon and urge President Putin to resume exports.
NY foreign exchange market Temporary 1 dollar = high 146 yen level Renewed the lowest price of this year
In the New York foreign exchange market on the 28th, the yen weakened due to the view that long-term interest rates in the United States will remain high, and the yen exchange rate temporarily hit the upper half of the 146 yen range to the dollar, renewing the lowest price of this year.