Japan Rugby National Team Rabskafuni will be able to play from the second match due to reduced punishment
Japan national rugby team flanker Peter Labuscafni was suspended for three games for making a dangerous tackle in a match in August, but his suspension has been reduced to two. He will now be available for Japan's next World Cup match against England.
Emergency power sources for local governments across the country River flooding is expected, but no progress is being made in flood countermeasures
Record-breaking heavy rains on September 8 flooded administrative facilities, which serve as bases for disaster response, and damaged underground emergency power sources. As of June last year, there were more than 190 local governments across the country that had not made any progress in preventing flooding of emergency power sources, even though rivers are expected to flood, and the national government is calling on them to urgently take measures.
Used car sales company Nextage's president resigns over fabricated insurance contracts
Nextage, a used car sales company headquartered in Nagoya, announced that its president has resigned as of the 11th. The company explains that there have been a number of incidents involving people fabricating car insurance policies in the names of friends and others, and that his resignation was a response to this.
Money given to organized crime group members; TSE Prime listed company returns compensation to president and other executives
The founder and former president of Sanei Architects, a real estate company listed on the prime market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, was found to have given money to organized crime members, and the company has decided to suspend three executives, including the president, in order to clarify management responsibility. Directors have announced that they will voluntarily return a portion of their executive compensation. The company says it will take seriously the results of the third-party committee's investigation, which pointed out a long-standing relationship between the former president and organized crime group members, but there are no plans to hold a press conference to explain it publicly. I'm assuming not.
2-year-old grandson dies after being left in car for 9 and a half hours Cause of death was heat stroke Tsuyama, Okayama
On the 9th, police investigated a case in which a 53-year-old grandmother was arrested in Tsuyama City, Okayama Prefecture for allegedly leaving her 2-year-old grandson dead in a car parked in the parking lot of her workplace for 9.5 hours. It turned out that the cause of death was heat stroke. Her grandmother has said in previous investigations that she was ``so deep in her thoughts that she didn't notice.''
North Korea “General Secretary Kim to meet with President Putin” Korean Central News Agency
North Korea announced through its state media on the 11th that General Secretary Kim Jong Un will soon visit Russia and hold talks with President Putin. This is the second meeting between General Secretary Kim and President Putin, the first in four years since April 2019.
72 hours after Morocco earthquake, search and rescue operations continue in the area
A strong earthquake that struck Morocco in North Africa on the 8th has killed nearly 2,500 people so far. As the survival rate approaches 72 hours after the outbreak, and it is said that the survival rate is rapidly decreasing, frantic search and rescue operations continue in the area.
Prime Minister Kishida holds a series of meetings with Liberal Democratic Party executives; cabinet reshuffle and party executive personnel changes on the 13th
Prime Minister Kishida held a series of meetings on the afternoon of the 11th with Vice President Aso, Secretary-General Motegi, Political Affairs Research Chairman Hagiuda, and other senior party officials, prior to the cabinet reshuffle and the appointment of LDP executives on the 13th, to coordinate personnel matters. has become a full-fledged event.
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American man sentenced to life in prison for espionage: “American spy for over 30 years”
The Ministry of National Security, which monitors and cracks down on spies in China, said that a Hong Kong-born American citizen who was sentenced to life imprisonment for espionage in May had been an American spy for more than 30 years. I made it clear.
Prime-listed company shocks profits to gangsters [Economic column]
The issue of the former president of Sanei Architectural Design, which is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's prime market, allegedly providing money to organized crime members has shocked everyone involved. The prime market is the top market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange, where only companies with high governance standards are allowed to list. Despite this, why was it not obvious that top management had been involved with organized crime members for many years? And why is it that the company has not yet fulfilled its own accountability, and that the TSE has not sent out a message to prevent a recurrence? We will examine the unprecedented scandal that occurred in Japan's leading market.
KyoAni Incident Trial: ``I want to live by novels'' Defendant Aoba asked the defendant
At the trial for the Kyoto Animation arson murder case, defendant Shinji Aoba explained why he applied for a novel to Kyoto Animation before the incident, saying that he was unable to continue working after his past criminal history became known at work. After that, he said, ``I decided to make a living from novels.''
Kishida Cabinet “Supports” 3 points increase to 36% for evaluation of treated water release
According to an NHK opinion poll, the number of people who answered that they "support" the Kishida cabinet increased by 3 points from last month's survey to 36%, while the number of those who answered that they "did not support" decreased by 2 points to 43%. %was.
Italian Prime Minister informs China of his intention to withdraw from the Belt and Road Initiative US media
American media reported that Italian Prime Minister Meloni met with Chinese Premier Li Qiang during his visit to India on the 9th, during which he announced his intention to withdraw from China's mega-economic zone initiative ``One Belt, One Road.''
“Train carrying North Korean leader Kim leaves for Russia” Korea News Agency
While there is talk that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un may visit Russia, several South Korean media outlets have reported that a special train believed to be carrying Kim has departed for Russia. I told them one after another.
Principals... cram school instructors... Why can't we prevent a series of sexual crimes in educational settings?
Why do despicable sexual crimes continue to occur in educational settings? On the 11th, the 55-year-old principal of a municipal junior high school in Nerima Ward, Tokyo, was arrested for possessing obscene images of young girls. In addition, a former instructor at Yotsuya Otsuka, a major junior high school entrance exam school, was re-arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department on suspicion of forcible indecency. The field is also taking countermeasures, but some are saying that it is difficult to identify people with problems.
Johnny's former talent and others file suit seeking human rights relief over sexual assault issue
On the 11th, former entertainers complaining of sexual assault by Johnny Kitagawa filed a complaint with the Japan Federation of Bar Associations seeking human rights relief.
“I’m sorry” postcards wanted After the place name “Gomen” Kochi Tropical Country
In Nankoku City, Kochi Prefecture, entries are being solicited for a postcard contest to express the feelings of "I'm sorry" that you were unable to express to someone else, based on the name of a place in the city called "Gomen."
Okayama apartment fire, 3 people in cardiopulmonary arrest, report that the resident started the fire
On the afternoon of the 11th, there was a fire in an apartment in Kita Ward, Okayama City, and according to the fire department, three people were found in the burned-out room in a state of cardiac arrest. According to the fire department, the apartment manager reported that a resident had set his room on fire, and the police and fire department are investigating the situation in detail.
Groundbreaking ceremony for the Japan Pavilion at the Osaka/Kansai Expo begins approximately 3 months later than originally planned
The groundbreaking ceremony for the Japan Pavilion, the pavilion to be exhibited by the government at the Osaka/Kansai Expo to be held next year in 2025, was held on the 11th in Yumeshima, Konohana Ward, Osaka, the venue.
Toho Gas aims to commercialize technology to capture CO2 and store it deep underground
Four companies, including Toho Gas, announced that they aim to commercialize a technology called ``CCS'' that captures carbon dioxide emitted from factories and stores it deep underground. The plan is to transport the carbon dioxide emitted in the Chubu region to Australia and bury it there.
Taiwan Ministry of Defense “Chinese aircraft carrier “Shandong” heads to the Western Pacific for training”
Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense announced that a fleet of the Chinese Navy's aircraft carrier Shandong sailed off the southeast coast of Taiwan and entered the Western Pacific Ocean for training.
Sapporo District Court dismisses request for same-sex couple's dependent allowance certification
A former Hokkaido official said that denying alimony, which is given to common-law couples of the opposite sex, on the grounds that they are of the same sex violates the constitution, which stipulates equality under the law. The Sapporo District Court dismissed the lawsuit in a judgment that sought compensation from the Hokkaido Prefectural Government and the Local Employees Mutual Aid Association.
First release of treated water “completed as planned” 7,800 tons TEPCO
Tokyo Electric Power Company announced that the first release of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the ocean, which began on the 24th of last month, was completed just after noon on the 11th. There were no problems such as interruptions in work, and 7,800 tons, equivalent to 10 tanks, were released as planned.The company plans to spend about three weeks inspecting the equipment and begin the second release as soon as preparations are complete. Masu.
Stock prices show mixed buying and selling trends
The Tokyo stock market and the Nikkei Stock Average on the 11th at the beginning of the week have seen a mix of buying and selling.
Tennis US OP Djokovic wins, tying the record for most Grand Slam championships
The men's singles final of the U.S. Tennis Open was held on the 10th, and Novak Djokovic of Serbia won in straight sets, 3-0, winning his 24th Grand Slam tournament, the most ever for a man or a woman. Ta.
Go: Sumire Nakamura, a female shogi player, intends to move her base of activities to South Korea from next year
It has been revealed that Sumire Nakamura (14), a professional Go player who holds the record for being the youngest female player to win the title, intends to move her base of activities to South Korea starting next year. She has already applied to register as a shogi player with the Korea Ki Institute, and if approved, she will be playing in Korea from March next year.
Okayama elementary school girl murder defendant sentenced to life in prison; Supreme Court rejects appeal
The Supreme Court has decided to dismiss the appeal of a defendant who was accused of murdering a third-grade elementary school girl in a house in Tsuyama City, Okayama Prefecture about 20 years ago, and the defendant was sentenced to life in prison.
Twelve and a half years since the Great East Japan Earthquake, search for missing people on the coast of Kamaishi, Iwate
11 days marks 12 and a half years since the Great East Japan Earthquake. Police officers and others continued to search for people who are still missing on the coast of Kamaishi City, Iwate Prefecture.
Principal of a municipal junior high school arrested on suspicion of possessing obscene images of girls in Nerima Ward, Tokyo
The 55-year-old principal of a municipal junior high school in Nerima Ward, Tokyo, was arrested on suspicion of violating the Child Pornography Prohibition Act for possessing obscene images of young girls. In response to the investigation, the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the details of the incident, as he stated, ``I took a photo of a student at the junior high school where I used to work.''
President Putin travels to Vladivostok; security is strengthened in the city
Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to visit Vladivostok in the Far East from the 11th to attend an international economic conference, and security has been strengthened in the city. Interest continues to gather as to whether a summit meeting will take place between President Putin, who visited the Far East, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Prime Minister Kishida to begin full-fledged personnel adjustments in the afternoon Cabinet reshuffle and LDP executive appointments
Prime Minister Kishida will hold a series of meetings with Secretary-General Motegi and other party executives from the afternoon of the 11th to begin full-fledged coordination ahead of the cabinet reshuffle and executive personnel changes of the Liberal Democratic Party on the 13th.
Former instructor at Yotsuya Otsuka re-arrested on suspicion of forcible indecency with female children
A former instructor at Yotsuya Otsuka, a major junior high school entrance cram school, who was arrested for secretly filming the underwear of a female student was re-arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department on charges of forcing the same child to perform indecent acts and secretly filming her. The former teacher is believed to have secretly filmed the child while he was alone with the child during an individual interview, and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the matter in detail.
Long-term interest rates rise to 0.7%, the highest level since January 2014
In the bond market on the 11th, there was an intensification of selling of Japanese government bonds due to the view that revisions to the Bank of Japan's monetary easing measures were in sight, and long-term interest rates hit 0.7% in the morning, rising to the highest level since January 2014. Did.
Conductor Hiroshi Yoshida performs opera “Music for Courage” in Ukraine
Amidst the ongoing military invasion, internationally active conductor Hiroshi Yoshida conducted an opera at an opera house in the southern city of Odesa on the 10th, in order to encourage the people of Ukraine through music, and the audience gave him a big round of applause. It was done.
Long-term interest rate temporarily 0.695%, the highest level since January 2014
In the bond market on the 11th, selling of Japanese government bonds intensified, and long-term interest rates temporarily reached 0.695%, the highest level since January 2014. Based on an interview with Bank of Japan Governor Ueda, there are speculations that revisions to monetary easing measures are on the horizon, and the market is increasingly looking for room for interest rates to rise.
Shohei Ohtani misses 7 consecutive games due to right side injury on 4th
Shohei Ohtani of the Major League Angels, who is suffering from a right side injury, also missed the game on the 10th.
Spanish Football Federation president announces resignation, kisses players at Women's World Cup celebrations
The president of the soccer federation, who was heavily criticized for kissing a player on the lips at a celebration for the Spanish team that won the Women's World Cup, announced on the 10th that she would resign.
JR Sotobo Line's up and down lines between Honda Station and Oami Station are suspended all day until the 13th.
Due to heavy rain on the 8th of this month, JR Sotobo Line has suspended all day service on the upper and lower lines between Honda Station and Oami Station until the 13th.
“It’s Leach Michael after all!” Trending on SNS Rugby World Cup
Japan comfortably defeated Chile in the first round of the Rugby World Cup in France. On social media, comments such as ``It's Michael Leach after all!'' were used to refer to Michael Leach, who scored a try that put the opponents away in the second half, and the word ``sin bin'' became a trend as players were temporarily sent off one after another. Michael has participated in four consecutive tournaments. In his heart, he felt for his teammates who left the team just before the tournament.
Prime Minister Kishida considers appointing election committee chairman Moriyama to key government position
Prime Minister Kishida will return from his visit to India and will begin full-fledged preparations for the Cabinet reshuffle and personnel changes to the Liberal Democratic Party's executive ranks, which will take place on the 13th. To date, we are considering appointing Moriyama, chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party's election committee, to a key position in the administration.
Two bodies found in the remains of a fire in a house in Kitanagoya, Aichi Prefecture
On the night of the 10th, a fire destroyed a house in Kitanagoya City, Aichi Prefecture, and two bodies were found in the ruins. After the fire, the two parents who were believed to have lived in the house were unable to be contacted, and police are currently confirming their identities and investigating the cause of the fire.
Atmospheric instability in various places Be careful of lightning strikes, strong gusts of wind, and sudden heavy rain
Due to the effects of cold air in the upper atmosphere and warm, humid air, atmospheric conditions have become unstable mainly in western Japan, causing extremely heavy rain to fall locally. Please be careful of thunderstorms, tornadoes, strong gusts of wind, and sudden heavy rain on the 11th in western Japan and on the 12th in eastern and northern Japan.
Consider adding classification to “moped motorcycles” with total displacement of 125cc or less National Police Agency
A "moped motorcycle" that can be driven with a moped license or regular car license. Currently, motorcycles with a total displacement of 50CC or less fall under this category, but the National Police Agency has begun considering adding motorcycles with a total displacement of 125CC or less that meet the conditions to the classification.
Princess Noriko of Prince Akishino celebrates her 57th birthday
Princess Noriko, Princess Akishino, celebrated her 57th birthday on the 11th.