Japanese man indicted in China, detained on suspicion of espionage
It has been learned that a Japanese man who was detained by authorities in Shanghai, China, on suspicion of espionage and other charges a year ago was indicted in August.
October electricity and gas prices will rise at all 10 major electric power companies and 4 gas companies
The 10 major electric power companies have announced that electricity rates billed in October will rise at all 10 companies due to government subsidies being cut in half.
“The crime of dangerous driving causing death has a heavier punishment” Victims’ association writes a request
Bereaved families of traffic accidents formed a victim's association, and in February this year, Utsunomiya. On the 30th, we submitted a request to the public prosecutor's office to review the application of the law regarding the accident that occurred in the city.
“Earthquake” while driving on the expressway. What should drivers do?
September 1st marks 100 years since the Great Kanto Earthquake. When a major earthquake occurs, it is necessary to quickly secure a route for emergency vehicles to reach rescue and transport relief supplies. However, it has been pointed out that roads may be damaged due to earthquakes, and depending on how drivers respond, abandoned cars and other vehicles may become obstacles to securing routes. What should we as drivers do if we encounter a major earthquake while driving?
Commercial broadcast stations release comments on Johnny's issue
In response to the investigation report by Johnny's Office's special team, commercial broadcasters posted comments on their websites.
NHK comment on Johnny's issue: "We take the report's findings seriously"
NHK released a comment on the 30th regarding the investigation report of the special team of Johnny's office.
Johnny's office will hold a press conference soon, focusing on president Julie Fujishima's future and departure
In response to the release of an investigative report admitting that the former president of Johnny & Associates repeatedly sexually assaulted many minors over a long period of time, the office is planning to hold a press conference soon. In addition to the focus on the progress and withdrawal of President Julie, attention is also paid to how far concrete measures for the relief of victims will be shown.
The world of picture books that you can touch even if you can't see it
``Hey, what's that in the sky?'' The children couldn't figure out the shape of the star. I want to convey the joy of reading to blind children. Do you know the "tactile picture book" made with such thoughts? (Okinawa Broadcasting Station Caster Miyagi Anri)
Soaring fuel prices Prime Minister announces expansion of subsidies Gasoline to about 175 yen per liter
Regarding measures to reduce the burden of fuel prices, which are due to expire at the end of next month, Prime Minister Kishida announced a policy to expand subsidies to keep the retail price of gasoline at around 175 yen per liter. For the time being, we also plan to continue measures to reduce the burden on electricity and gas bills, which expire at the end of next month.
``If you don't do it now,'' an increase in consultations for cosmetic medical contracts that raises anxiety.
The National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan is warning people that there is an increasing number of consultations about cosmetic medical services such as hair removal and cosmetic surgery, where people have ended up signing expensive contracts due to concerns such as ``If I don't do it now, I won't be able to make it in time.'' Masu.
Prime Minister Lunch with flounder sashimi caught off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture Appealing safety
Prime Minister Kishida had lunch on the 30th with flounder caught off the coast of Fukushima Prefecture, as China has completely suspended imports of Japanese seafood due to the release of treated water accumulated at the Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. They ate sashimi and other foods to emphasize their safety.
Singer Brother Cohn reveals breast cancer What is rare breast cancer in men?
Brother Cohn of the music duo "Bubblegum Brothers" was diagnosed with breast cancer after going to the hospital for an examination due to poor health. He announced on his SNS, "It seems that breast cancer is really rare in men, so I was disappointed." Did. It was discovered early, so there is no life-threatening condition, but he will be suspending his activities for the rest of the year to focus on treatment.
Record-breaking heavy rain near northern Kazuno City, Akita; danger of disaster looms
According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, in the vicinity of the northern part of Kazuno City in Akita Prefecture, radar analysis indicates that about 100 mm of torrential rain fell in one hour until 2:40 pm. Due to the imminent danger of a disaster occurring, the Japan Meteorological Agency has announced a record-breaking short-term heavy rain information and is calling for safety.
Hokuriku Shinkansen Kanazawa-Tsuruga to open on March 16 next year
JR West and East Japan held a press conference in Fukui City on the 30th and announced that the Kanazawa-Tsuruga section of the Hokuriku Shinkansen will open on March 16th next year. The travel time between Fukui and Tokyo will be at least 2 hours and 51 minutes, which is more than 30 minutes shorter than before.
Gasoline retail price new highest price 185.6 yen per liter
According to the Petroleum Information Center, which is commissioned by the government to research gasoline prices, the national average retail price of regular gasoline was 185.6 yen per liter as of the 28th. This is the highest value since 2017.
Osaka police officer resists suspect and fires 2 out of 3 shots to leg
In the early hours of the 30th, in Higashiyodogawa Ward, Osaka, a police officer fired a pistol when a male suspect resisted when he tried to question him, and the suspect was arrested on suspicion of obstructing the execution of official duties. It turned out that two of the three shots fired hit the leg. Police are investigating the situation at the time.
Police thank police for solving case with kindergartener's wallet
On the 30th, a police officer thanked the children of a nursery school in Nerima Ward, Tokyo, for notifying them of the wallet they picked up in the park, which led to the resolution of the theft case.
Johnny's problem Former affiliated talent "The country should be involved in the relief of victims"
A special team of outside experts compiled an investigation report on the issue of sexual assault by the former president of Johnny & Associates. He called on the state to get involved in helping victims.
Sogo/Seibu labor union decided to go on strike at Seibu Ikebukuro main store on the 31st
The labor union, which is opposed to the sale of major department stores Sogo and Seibu due to concerns about employment, decided to go on strike at the Seibu Ikebukuro flagship store on the 31st.
Shohei Ohtani has 3 hits and 2 RBIs, but the team loses 3 games in a row
Major League Baseball Angels Shohei Otani had 3 hits and 2 RBIs against the Phillies, but the team suffered a come-from-behind loss, resulting in a 3-game losing streak.
Water pipe bursts in New York Times Square, flooding subway
In Times Square, the center of New York, USA, a water pipe that was laid nearly 130 years ago burst, and a large amount of water flowed into the subway premises, stopping operation, affecting about 300,000 people, including commuters. Ta.
Nuisance calls after treated water discharge
After the start of the discharge of treated water accumulated at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, in response to a series of harassment calls made by international calls starting with the country code of China to public facilities in Japan, NTT East and West Japan responded to nuisance calls. We have started to spread the word at consultation counters, etc.
Trial introduction of Japanese version of generation AI in Google Internet search service
From August 30th, Google introduced a Japanese version of AI for its Internet search service on a trial basis. Microsoft has already started to introduce it, and the competition for service generation AI in Japanese is likely to intensify.
“1,300 Ukrainian schools destroyed by Russian military invasion” UNICEF
UNICEF = United Nations Children's Fund has revealed that more than 1,300 Ukrainian schools have been destroyed due to the military invasion by Russia, and has shown a sense of crisis that it is leading to a decline in children's learning abilities. Ta.
Toyota's 12 plants in Japan to resume operations sequentially from this morning, proceeding with cause investigation
Due to a system malfunction, Toyota Motor Corporation suspended operations at all 14 domestic plants, including group companies, on the 29th. From the morning of the 30th, we are proceeding with temporary restoration work, and from the morning of the 30th, we will resume operations at 12 of these factories, and we are investigating the cause.
Osaka police officer pointed at a knife and fired a pistol Arrested man injured in leg
In the early morning of the 30th, when a police officer tried to question a man in Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka, he was struck with something like a knife, so he fired three pistols after warning him. The man injured his leg and was taken to a hospital after being arrested on suspicion of obstructing public affairs, and the police are investigating the details.
10 years of operation of "special warning" In "heavy rain", more than 90% of cases reported are damaged
In 30 days, it has been 10 years since the Japan Meteorological Agency began operating the ``special warning'', which calls for the highest level of caution when the possibility of a serious disaster such as heavy rain or a tsunami is extremely high. In most cases of heavy rain emergency warnings, landslide disasters and river flooding have occurred, and experts point out that ``it is necessary to evacuate without thinking that it is okay because there is no special warning.'' I'm here.
Typhoon No. 9 Sakishima Islands watch out for high waves No. 11 may approach Okinawa after 31st
Extremely strong Typhoon No. 9 is expected to move south of Taiwan in the future, and attention should be paid to high waves in the Sakishima Islands of Okinawa Prefecture. On the other hand, Typhoon No. 11 is moving west over the sea east of the Philippines, and may approach Okinawa Prefecture after the 31st, so please pay attention to the latest information.
Prime Minister Kishida releases treated water into the ocean to explain safety at international conference
As China intensifies its opposition to the ocean discharge of treated water accumulated at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, Prime Minister Kishida will attend ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and G20 (20 major countries' meetings) next week to discuss the safety of ocean discharge. I would like to expand the understanding of the international community by explaining such things as.
Fukushima Futaba Town Part of the difficult-to-return zone One year after the evacuation order was lifted
In 30 days, one year has passed since the evacuation order for a part of the difficult-to-return zone due to the nuclear accident was lifted in Futaba, Fukushima Prefecture, and residents began to return. However, there are only about 80 people living in the town, and the improvement of the living environment is an issue.
Prigogine buried near his native St. Petersburg
Russian state media said a funeral was held outside St.