“Responding to issues in assisted reproductive technology” Academic society Preparatory committee for establishment of public institutions
The Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology will set up a preparatory committee as an academic society to consider the specific role of a public institution that will respond to the issues of assisted reproductive technology, which the government is requesting the establishment of. revealed.
Japan men's basketball national team qualified for Paris Olympics, defeats Cabo Verde in World Cup
In the men's basketball World Cup, Japan defeated Cape Verde 80-71 to become the number one Asian team and qualify for next year's Paris Olympics. This is the first time in 48 years that Japan has qualified for the Olympics on its own, since the Montreal Games.
Rugby World Cup Japan national team arrives at base camp Toulouse, France
Ahead of the start of the Rugby World Cup in France on the 8th of this month, the Japanese national team has arrived at their base camp in Toulouse, France.
Funds provided to Representative Akimoto Former president “It was a reward for questions in the Diet”
In a case involving Mari Akimoto, a member of the House of Representatives, who allegedly received a large sum of money from the former president of a wind power generation company in connection with offshore wind power generation, the former president made a statement to the effect that the money he had provided was ``as a reward for asking questions in the Diet.'' I found out what I was doing by interviewing the people involved. The Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office's Special Investigation Department is also believed to be investigating Rep. Akimoto's perceptions.
Women's high school diving Kaneto Men's board diving Ikuma First win Japan Championship
On the second day of the Japan Diving Championships, the women's high school diving final was held on the 2nd, and 20-year-old Rin Kaneto defeated Mari Arai, who has been appointed to represent the Paris Olympics next year, to win this event. won his first victory.
A series of drone attacks in Russia conflict between Russia and Ukraine
Russia's Ministry of Defense announced on the 2nd that it had thwarted a series of drone attacks, all of which were attributed to Ukraine. Meanwhile, senior Ukrainian officials have emphasized that the spate of drone attacks in Russia are the work of Russian citizens who support Ukraine.
Indian Space Research Organization “Successful launch of solar observation satellite”
On the afternoon of the 2nd, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) announced that it had successfully launched India's first solar observation satellite. In August, India became the first country in the world to land an unmanned probe near the moon's south pole, demonstrating to the world its advanced technological capabilities in the field of space exploration.
Saga swine fever culling progress “Vaccination preparations start next week”
Infection with swine contagious disease, CSF = swine fever, was confirmed at a pig farm in Karatsu City, Saga Prefecture. We are planning to start preparing for vaccinations starting next week.
Sri Lanka in economic crisis: President highly praises Japan-led debt restructuring
The president of Sri Lanka, which defaulted on its debt due to the economic crisis, gave an interview to NHK and highly praised Japan's initiative in restructuring its debt. Regarding the southern port, where operating rights have been transferred to China and is a typical example of a "debt trap," he said, "military control is in Sri Lanka's hands," and that security is a different issue. emphasized.
Memorial ceremony held in Atsuma Town 5 years after the Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake
Ahead of the 5th anniversary of the Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake on September 6, a memorial service was held in Atsuma Town, where 37 people lost their lives.
Ukrainian military uses cardboard drone to fly 120 km at low cost
Ukraine's ambassador to Australia claimed in a social media post on August 29 that "a cardboard drone received from Australia was used in an attack on a Russian airport."
First auction of red snow crab, the highest quality "superb" rank, Imizu, Toyama
The ban on red snow crab fishing in Toyama Bay has been lifted, and the first auction was held on the 2nd at the fishing port in Imizu City, Toyama Prefecture.
Sakie Yokota meets with Deputy Minister of the Cabinet Office to demand concrete action from the government
Sakie, the mother of Megumi Yokota, who was abducted by North Korea, met with the Cabinet Office Deputy Minister in charge of the abduction issue, and said, ``I want the government to get serious and act with the intention of getting all the victims back.'' I called for concrete action.
Motorcycle fatal accident: 25-year-old suspect arrested for driving without license Tsuru, Yamanashi
On the 1st, a two-seater motorcycle collided with a car on a city road in Tsuru City, Yamanashi Prefecture, and a man riding in the back seat of the motorcycle later died. Police arrested a 25-year-old suspect who was driving a motorcycle without a license on the 2nd on suspicion of causing death by negligent driving without a license, and are investigating the details of the incident.
“Pick up trash like a sport” Compete for type and amount in Sapporo
A competition was held in Sapporo on the 2nd to compete for the amount of trash picked up within a time limit, and participants enjoyed picking up trash as if it were a sport.
Maui wildfires mourning ceremony on Hawaiian islands
In response to the wildfire that broke out on the Hawaiian island of Maui on August 8th and has killed 115 people, ceremonies were held all over the Hawaiian islands on the 1st to honor those who died. Ta.
Shohei Otani hits 4 consecutive games, but his team loses
Shohei Otani of the Major League Angels had a two-base hit against the Athletics, increasing his streak of hits in consecutive games to 4, but the team lost.
Grand Sumo Chairman Hakkaku enters the ring for his 60th birthday and tightens the red rope
On the 2nd, former sumo yokozuna and chairman Hokutoumi performed his 60th birthday ring entry at the Kokugikan in Ryogoku, Tokyo.
National Democratic Party representative election: Representative Tamaki re-elected
Votes were counted for the representative election of the Democratic Party of Japan on the 2nd, and representative Yuichiro Tamaki was re-elected over acting representative Seiji Maehara.
Aomori Ajigasawa Squid curtain festival for the first time in 4 years After completion, it will be grilled over charcoal
In Ajigasawa Town, Aomori Prefecture, the "Squid Curtain Festival" was held, where squid are hung like a curtain on a rope.
Cubs Seiya Suzuki hits home run and double in two games of double header
Major League Baseball player Seiya Suzuki of the Cubs hit a home run in the first game of a doubleheader against the Reds on the 1st, and a two-base hit in the second game.
Agency for Cultural Affairs Free consultation on freelance contract troubles in the field of culture and art
In the fields of culture and arts, there are many freelance workers and small organizations, and the Agency for Cultural Affairs is holding a free consultation session with a lawyer for the first time, saying that work and troubles are occurring under unfavorable conditions.
Russia warns of Crimean bridge, strengthens defense measures, announces ICBM deployment
Russia's Ministry of Defense announced on the 2nd that drone attacks aimed at a bridge connecting Russia and Crimea in southern Ukraine, which Russia unilaterally annexed, were carried out one after another. Both cases are attributed to the Ukrainian side.
Grand Sumo Yokozuna Deliberation Committee's training session is open to the public for the first time in 4 years
The Grand Sumo Yokozuna Deliberation Committee's training session was held with the general public in attendance for the first time in four years, and new ozeki Shoryu Toyo and others showed off their powerful sumo skills.
Canada News distribution on SNS Minimum payment of 4% of sales Announcement of bill
On the 1st, the Canadian government will require major IT companies such as Meta and Google to pay media outlets at least 4% of their annual sales in Canada if they distribute news on SNS, etc. Details of the law. announced a proposal.
G7 Speakers of the House of Representatives meeting to be held this month, with the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine also scheduled to participate
As Russia's invasion of Ukraine continues to prolong, a meeting of the House of Representatives of the G7 = seven major countries will be held in Tokyo in September. The Chairman of Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada is also scheduled to attend, and is expected to confirm the policy of maintaining and strengthening the international order in cooperation with the governments of each country.
``I want to breastfeed my baby...but I can't use the multipurpose room'' Why on an express train?
Going out with a baby. When you're going somewhere you're not used to, you may be concerned about whether there's a safe place to breastfeed or change diapers. Shinkansen and limited express trains have facilities called ``multipurpose rooms'' that can be used for things like breastfeeding. However, we received the following information from a person who took the express train with his child. ``I wanted to use the multipurpose room to breastfeed and change diapers, but it wasn't available.'' What exactly happened? (Mobile deployment project reporter Jun Okamoto)
Fire at a fruit and vegetable store in Isogo shopping district, Yokohama; firefighting efforts continue
Shortly after 9:30 am on the 2nd, there was a fire at a fruit and vegetable store in Isogo Ward, Yokohama City. As of now, no injuries have been confirmed, and firefighting activities are continuing at the scene.
Tennis U.S. Open Women's Doubles Mii Kato pair advances to the third round
The second round of the women's doubles at the US Open, one of the four major tennis tournaments, was held on the 1st, and the pair of Miyu Kato and an Indonesian player won in straight sets, 2-0, to advance to the third round. I decided.
President of wind power company suspected of bribery resigns Over offshore wind power generation
The Tokyo wind power generation company "Japan Wind Development Development" is under investigation by the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office's Special Investigation Department on suspicion of paying bribes to Mari Akimoto (48), a member of the House of Representatives, regarding offshore wind power generation, which the government is aiming to expand. 's president Masayuki Tsukawaki (64) resigned as president on September 1.
Russia designates Nobel Peace Prize winner Muratov as a “foreign agent”
Dmitry Muratov, the editor-in-chief of a Russian independent newspaper who won the Nobel Peace Prize two years ago for his critical reporting stance on Russia's Putin administration, the Russian government announced on September 1 that it had recruited foreign spies. designated as a "foreign agent". The Putin regime, which continues its military invasion of Ukraine, is tightening its control on speech.
[Updated from time to time] Russia invades Ukraine (movement on the 2nd)
Russia's military invasion of Ukraine continues. Russian and Ukrainian forces continue to fight in various parts of Ukraine, and many civilians have fled the country. We will keep you updated on the developments surrounding the situation in Ukraine on the 2nd (Japan time), such as the battle situation and the diplomacy of the countries concerned. (There is a 6-hour time difference between Japan, Ukraine, and Moscow, Russia)
South Korean military “North Korea fires several cruise missiles into the Yellow Sea”
The South Korean military's Joint Chiefs of Staff announced that North Korea launched several cruise missiles toward the Yellow Sea on the western side of the Korean Peninsula from around 4 a.m. on the 2nd.
Nihon University American football club suspends activities again indefinitely; multiple members investigated
Marijuana and stimulants were found in the student dormitory of Nihon University's American football club. The dormitory was searched again, and multiple members were arbitrarily questioned, resulting in the university once again suspending the club indefinitely. announced that it had been made.
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology considers ``fine'' for former Unification Church ``does not answer questions properly''
Regarding the issues surrounding the former Unification Church, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology has exercised its right to question seven times and requested reports on organizational management, donations, etc., but the church has not responded appropriately and has been subject to administrative penalties. We are considering asking the court to impose a ``penal fine.''
Typhoon No. 11 will hit the Sakishima Islands tomorrow, and Typhoon No. 12 will approach the Ogasawara Islands from tonight.
Strong Typhoon No. 11 is moving westward over the sea south of Miyakojima, Okinawa, and is expected to approach the Sakishima Islands in Okinawa Prefecture over the 3rd. Please be careful of high waves and strong winds. Meanwhile, Typhoon No. 12 is moving northwest in the sea near Minamitorishima and is expected to approach the Ogasawara Islands in Tokyo from the night of the 2nd to the early morning of the 3rd, so people should be careful of heavy rain accompanied by high waves and thunder.
Big Motor suspected of giving disadvantage to subcontractors; FTC investigates
It is suspected that used car sales company Big Motor used its position to force subcontractors to reduce the unit price of their work and to pull weeds around the shop. Through interviews with people involved, we learned that the Fair Trade Commission has begun an investigation.
NASA releases images of new crater on the moon after “Russian spacecraft hit”
NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) found a new crater about 10 meters in diameter near the site where a Russian spacecraft is believed to have collided with the moon's surface in August, and analyzes that it appears to have been created during the impact. .
“A type of intestinal bacteria is involved in the action of insulin” RIKEN, etc.
Researchers at the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research have discovered that a type of intestinal bacteria is involved in the function of insulin, a hormone that lowers blood sugar levels.