Yamagata mayoral election: Mr. Sato is certain to win for the third time, defeating newcomer recommended by the Communist Party
The Yamagata mayoral election was a contest between an incumbent and a newcomer, and the incumbent, independent Takahiro Sato (47), who was supported by Komeito, was elected for the third time.
More than 2,000 people killed in Morocco earthquake; rescue operations continue
State media have reported that more than 2,000 people have been killed in the strong earthquake that struck Morocco in North Africa on the 8th. At the site, rescue efforts continue for people stranded in collapsed buildings.
Rugby World Cup Japan National Team x Chile [20:00~] First league match
The Japanese national team, who are participating in the Rugby World Cup in France, will face Chile in their first league match tonight at 8:00 pm Japan time. This will be a must-win match for Japan, who aim to make it to the top four or higher than the previous tournament, in order to advance through the first round. We will give you a quick update on the progress of the match. NHK will broadcast the match on General TV, BS4K, and Radio 1, as well as on NHK Plus. *The time difference with Japan is 7 hours. In principle, it is written in Japan time.
Prime Minister Kishida calls on China to lift import restrictions as ``understanding of the release of treated water has spread''
Prime Minister Kishida, who attended the G20 Summit and ASEAN-related summit meetings, held a press conference in India, where he was visiting, after completing a series of dates. He pointed out that the international community's understanding of the release of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant has become more widespread, and expressed his intention to call on China to immediately lift its import restrictions on Japanese marine products using frameworks such as the WTO. I did.
Prime Minister Kishida announces his intention to reshuffle the cabinet and reshuffle LDP executives on the 13th
Prime Minister Kishida held a press conference in India, where he was visiting, and announced his intention to reshuffle the Cabinet and reshuffle the Liberal Democratic Party's executives on the 13th of this week.
Drone attack on Russia's Kiv, Ukrainian military intercepted and suffered damage
Russia, which continues its military invasion of Ukraine, launched a new drone attack on the capital, Kiiv, and although the Ukrainian military intercepted many of them, it appears that falling debris caused damage. Meanwhile, the exchange of drone attacks appears to be intensifying, with the Russian military also claiming to have shot down a Ukrainian drone.
Golf: 20-year-old Sora Kamiya wins first major at Japan Women's Professional Championship
The final round of the Japan Women's Professional Championship, the second domestic major for women's golf, was held in Nagasaki Prefecture, where 20-year-old rookie Sora Kamiya improved her score by four points and won her first major victory with a total of 12 under. Ta.
Giant panda "Momohama" returned from Wakayama is exhibited in China
This February, the giant panda "Momohama" was returned to China from a theme park in Shirahama Town, Wakayama Prefecture, and was shown to foreign media at a panda breeding research base in Sichuan Province.
Heavy rain damage Some sections of the JR Sotobo Line and Isumi Railway cannot be operated.
The record heavy rains have caused damage to railways, with service suspended in some areas.
Rugby World Cup Japan national team captain Kazuki Himeno absent from match against Chile
Kazuki Himeno, captain of Japan's rugby team, will be absent from the first round of the World Cup against Chile. Himeno's position will be filled by Jack Cornelsen.
Sumo wrestler Hakuoho undergoes left shoulder surgery, diagnosis takes more than 3 months until return
20-year-old Hakuoho, who will be absent from the Autumn Grand Sumo Tournament after undergoing surgery on his left shoulder, has been diagnosed as ``expected to take more than three months to return,'' and will aim to return at the first tournament next year.
Shintaro Fujinami pitched in a pinch, got 7th win with good relief, Masanao Yoshida got 3 hits
On the 9th, pitcher Shintaro Fujinami of the Major League Orioles pitched as a reliever in a game against Masanao Yoshida's Red Sox, and won his seventh victory with his excellent relief performance, overcoming a one-out situation with first and second base hit without allowing any runs.
Maui, wildfire-ravaged island, holds hula dance tournament on a reduced scale
The annual hula dance competition was held on the 9th in Maui, Hawaii, which was severely damaged by wildfires last month. Although the scale of the event was reduced, the local dancers' performances received loud cheers from the audience.
Record heavy rain in Fukushima, Chiba, Ibaraki, recovery work continues today
In areas where record heavy rains caused a series of damage, including homes being submerged in water, restoration work continues for 10 days.
There is a serious shortage of taxis, and the discussion on “ride sharing” becomes more active.
There is a serious shortage of taxis in tourist areas and depopulated areas, and some members of the Liberal Democratic Party are calling for the lifting of the ban on ``ride sharing,'' which uses private cars to transport people for a fee. On the other hand, issues such as ensuring safety have been pointed out, and discussions are expected to become more active in the future.
G20 summit comes to a close; leaders' declaration reflects the claims of each country and is adopted
The G20 Summit, which is a summit meeting of 20 major countries, is being held in India and will conclude with the final session. The leaders' declaration, which was the focus of attention, was adopted with content that reflected each country's differing claims regarding the invasion of Ukraine, and Indian Prime Minister Modi is expected to highlight the results.
2-year-old grandson dies after allegedly leaving her in car for about 9 and a half hours; grandmother arrested; Okayama Tsuyama
In Tsuyama City, Okayama Prefecture, a 53-year-old grandmother was arrested on suspicion of manslaughter after leaving her 2-year-old grandchild in a car parked in the parking lot of her workplace for about 9 and a half hours, causing his death. . According to police, her grandmother said, ``I forgot to drop her grandchild off at daycare, and she didn't realize it until she got home from work.''
“Face image” leaked, no way it’s still there…
``I was shocked to see so many face images still saved,'' said a man who noticed that there were images of children he didn't know in the thermal camera he bought second-hand. More than 3,700 images were left behind. As we continued our interview, another buyer also found multiple images from a thermal camera he had purchased secondhand. We tracked the actual situation of the leak. (Ryosuke Sasaki, Social Affairs Department)
Tennis US OP Wheelchair Doubles Sanada and Ueji both won
On the 9th, the US Open, one of the four major tennis tournaments, was won by Takashi Sanada and a French player in the men's doubles final in the wheelchair division. Additionally, in the women's doubles final for the wheelchair division, the pair of Yui Kamiji and a South African player won by default as their opponent withdrew.
United States, India, and other countries agree on a new “economic corridor”
On the occasion of the G20 Summit, President Biden of the United States, Prime Minister Modi of India, and others reached an agreement to realize a new "economic corridor" connecting India, the Middle East, and Europe. It appears that the aim is to compete with China's mega-economic zone initiative, ``One Belt, One Road.''
Shohei Otani has not been a starter for 6 consecutive games, still unable to swing at full strength
On the 9th, Shohei Ohtani of the Major League Angels, who is suffering from a right side injury, was excluded from the starting lineup for six consecutive games.
Rugby World Cup: England beat Argentina despite having one player sent off
At the Rugby World Cup in France, England faced off against Argentina, two of the top teams in Pool D, the same first-round league as Japan, and England won 27-10.
G20 leaders' declaration does not include language criticizing Russia by name
On the 9th, the G20 Summit, which is a summit of 20 major countries being held in India, adopted a leaders' declaration stating that ``we must refrain from the threat or use of force'' regarding the invasion of Ukraine. However, language that specifically criticized Russia was not included, and priority was given to compiling a leaders' declaration.
Director Ryusuke Hamaguchi's film wins Grand Jury Prize at Venice International Film Festival
At the Venice International Film Festival in Italy, one of the world's three major film festivals, director Ryusuke Hamaguchi's "Evil Doesn't Exist" won the Grand Jury Prize, which is the Silver Lion after the Golden Lion, the highest award. .
Foreign Minister Hayashi meets with President Zelenskiy “Public and private sectors unite to support reconstruction”
On the night of the 9th, Japan time, Foreign Minister Hayashi met with President Zelenskiy in Ukraine, where he was visiting, and conveyed his intention to engage in reconstruction assistance through the public and private sectors. They also agreed to begin negotiations toward the creation of bilateral documents on matters such as security.
Record-breaking rain: More than 1,000 buildings flooded above floor level in Fukushima; 3 people killed in Ibaraki and Chiba
Record-breaking heavy rain since the 8th has caused damage, with more than 1,000 homes submerged in water in Iwaki and Minamisoma cities in Fukushima Prefecture. Three people were killed in Ibaraki and Chiba prefectures, and at least 100 houses were submerged up to the floor. No progress has been made in understanding the damage caused by flooding, and the number is expected to increase further.
Japan national soccer team defeats Germany away
The Japanese national soccer team played an away warm-up match against Germany and won 4-1, marking their second victory against a European powerhouse since last year's World Cup.
Chiba Ichikawa Woman in her 20s was attacked by a man and had cuts on her arm.The man stole her bag and ran away.
Late at night on the 9th, a female university student in her 20s was suddenly knocked down from behind by a man on the street in Ichikawa City, Chiba Prefecture, and her bag containing cash and other items was stolen from her. The female university student had a cut on her arm, and police are investigating the whereabouts of the man who fled the incident as part of a robbery with bodily injury.
Morocco earthquake kills 1,305 people and damages multiple buildings in the world heritage site of Old Town
A strong earthquake struck Morocco in North Africa late on the 8th, and state media reported that 1,305 people were killed and 1,832 injured. In Marrakech, in central Morocco, multiple buildings were damaged in the old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Will Japan win the first match of the Rugby World Cup against Chile tonight for the third time in a row?
The Japanese national team, who will be competing in the Rugby World Cup in France, will face Chile in their first league match on the 10th at 8:00 pm Japan time. This will be a must-win match for Japan, who aim to make it to the top four or better than the previous tournament, in order to advance through the first round.