Odakyu Tama Line and Odawara Line resume operation
Odakyu Line had suspended operation on all lines on the Tama Line and between Mukogaoka Yuen Station and Machida Station on the Odawara Line due to a safety device failure that occurred at Shin-Yurigaoka Station around 8:40 p.m. Driving resumed after 11 p.m.
Shizuoka Fuji 10,163 households, 20,962 people ordered to evacuate
Shizuoka Prefecture has been experiencing heavy rain locally, and Fuji City announced at 10:25 p.m. that the 10,000 residents living in the river basin were in danger of flooding due to rising water levels in the Kojuni River that runs through the city. Evacuation orders were issued to 20,962 people in 163 households. An evacuation order is information at alert level 4 of the five alert levels, and calls for everyone to evacuate from dangerous areas.
Odakyu Tama Line and Odawara Line Mukogaoka Yuen-Machida operation suspended
According to Odakyu Electric Railway, around 8:40 p.m. on the 22nd, a problem occurred at Shin-Yurigaoka Station where the device that switches points on the track to change the course of a train stopped working.
Johnny's issue: Representative of the association considering criminal charges for defaming Hibo
Due to Johnny Kitagawa's sexual assault issue, the representative of a group of former entertainers who are complaining about the sexual assaults caused by Johnny Kitagawa has been repeatedly subjected to serious slander on social media, etc., has submitted a written request to the police to file a criminal complaint and the government to take action. He has announced that he is considering submitting the application.
Russia's Black Sea Fleet headquarters in Sevastopol was 'attacked'
On the 22nd, a local official on the Russian side in Crimea, southern Ukraine, which Russia unilaterally annexed, announced on social media that the headquarters of the Russian Navy's Black Sea Fleet in the military port city of Sevastopol had been attacked by a missile.
Hanshin and Orix victory parade to be held in Osaka and Kobe on November 23rd
Following the professional baseball league championships between Hanshin and Orix, victory parades will be held in Osaka's Midosuji and Kobe's Sannomiya on November 23rd.
Digital Minister Kono introduces “ride sharing” and presents ideas for full-scale discussion
Digital Minister Kono, who is in charge of regulatory reform, said that as a solution to the serious shortage of taxis in tourist areas and depopulated areas, the government is considering whether it is possible to introduce ``ride sharing'', which uses private cars to transport people for a fee. We indicated that we would like to have a full-fledged discussion.
Osaka's symbol "Tsutenkaku" outdoor signboard has been renewed for the first time in about a year
The renewal work on the outdoor signboard at Tsutenkaku, Osaka's symbol, was completed, and a lighting ceremony was held on the night of the 22nd.
Lunch boxes thought to be the cause of poor health distributed in 33 prefectures Aomori Hachinohe
A number of people who ate bento boxes from Yoshidaya, an ekiben maker in Hachinohe City, Aomori Prefecture, are complaining of poor health, and the public health center has announced that 33 bento boxes with expiration dates on the 16th and 17th of this month, which are believed to be the cause, have been reported to be unwell. It was announced that it was distributed in all prefectures.
Something strange happened at the purchasing store as “gold” reached its highest price…The world’s largest gold nugget was valued at over 2.5 billion yen
Domestic retail gold prices hit a new high on the 21st, hitting 10,178 yen per gram. Due to the soaring price of gold, the world's largest gold nugget is now more than six times larger than when it first went on display. but please wait a moment. There are some points you need to be careful about.
World's largest music arena completed in Yokohama Minato Mirai district
A new large-scale music arena has been completed in Yokohama's Minato Mirai district.
Announcement of a new name for diabetes, ``diabetes''
In an effort to dispel misconceptions and prejudices about diabetes, the Japan Diabetes Association and other organizations have announced a new name for diabetes, ``diabetes,'' based on the English disease name.
#EatZeNippon The circle of support set up by young employees continues...
"#EatNippon!" A phrase with an impact that suddenly appeared on social media this month. The inspiration for the ongoing SNS postings to support those involved in the fishing industry was an idea from young government employees.
Mitsui & Co. to participate in offshore wind power generation off the coast of Taiwan, contributing approximately 260 billion yen
Mitsui & Co. has decided to contribute approximately 260 billion yen to participate in an offshore wind power generation project being developed off the coast of Taiwan.
Polish Prime Minister says he won't send weapons, President Duda tries to put out fire
Regarding the statement by Poland's prime minister, who has been actively promoting aid to Ukraine, that he would "no longer send weapons," President Duda said, "We will not send the latest weapons that we are purchasing to modernize our military." "That's just what I said," he explained, trying to put out the fire.
Approximately 100,000 servings of scallops to be provided free of charge for school lunches due to import suspension in Morimachi, Hokkaido
The 24th marks one month since China took measures to completely suspend imports of Japanese marine products. Amidst the severe impact in many areas, Mori-machi, Hokkaido, where scallop farming is popular, has decided to provide approximately 100,000 servings of scallops that cannot be exported and are being stored for free to school lunches across the country.
Mr. Seiji Kihara serves as acting secretary general of the Liberal Democratic Party and also serves as special assistant to the policy chairman
The Liberal Democratic Party has decided to make executive personnel changes, including appointing Seiji Kihara, a member of the House of Representatives who retired as Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary due to a cabinet reshuffle, as acting party secretary general and special assistant to the political affairs research chairman.
Grand Sumo Autumn Tournament 3rd Dan Harima Kita becomes the oldest winner in history
The third tier of the Grand Sumo Autumn Tournament was held by Harima Kita, a 37-year-old experienced makuuchi wrestler who won on the 22nd, making it a total of seven wins and becoming the oldest wrestler in history to win the tournament.
Before Halloween, a giant raccoon dresses up as a Shiga ware-producing region in Shiga
Ahead of next month's Halloween, in Koka City, Shiga Prefecture, where Shigaraki ware is produced, a giant raccoon figurine, a beloved symbol of the town, has been dressed up in a pumpkin ghost costume.
Ritmin Representative Izumi ``Please apologize and explain Mr. Sugita himself'' after receiving recognition of human rights violation
After Liberal Democratic Party member Mizuami Sugita's post discriminating against the Ainu people was certified as a human rights violation by the Sapporo Legal Affairs Bureau, Constitutional Democratic Party Representative Izumi pointed out that Mr. Sugita should personally apologize and provide an explanation. did.
United Auto Workers strike could expand if negotiations fail to reach deadline
The United Automobile Workers Union (UAW) has been on strike against three major automakers since last week. The company plans to expand its strike if labor-management negotiations do not make progress by 1 a.m. Japan time on the 23rd, but there are no prospects for a conclusion, and there are concerns about the impact on automobile production and the economy as a whole.
A member of the Diet who also serves as a public secretary “reviews the system and organizes issues” senior opposition party official
In response to a series of cases that have come to light in which local politicians concurrently serve as public secretaries to members of the National Diet, senior leaders of the ruling and opposition parties are calling for the system to be reviewed and issues to be sorted out. Points were raised one after another.
``Away from Johnny's'' accelerates as listed companies postpone their use in advertising
In response to the agency's subsequent handling of Johnny Kitagawa's sexual assault issue, the move to move away from Johnny's is accelerating among listed companies, which are reviewing their relationships with the agency. I found this out through research.
Fire in Shibuya Center Gai; 20 fire trucks dispatched to extinguish the fire
On the afternoon of the 22nd, there was a fire in a building in Center Gai, Shibuya, Tokyo, and the fire department is working to extinguish the fire. According to the Tokyo Fire Department, a fire broke out at a building in Center Gai, Shibuya, Tokyo just after 1pm on the 22nd, and 20 fire engines were dispatched to extinguish the fire. The fire occurred in a five-story building that houses restaurants, etc., and the office on the fourth floor and the ducts inside the building were on fire. So far, there are no injuries as a result of this fire. The site is a downtown area with many restaurants and restaurants.
Work to remove earth and sand from 25 homes flooded in Iwate due to heavy rain
In Iwate Prefecture, where heavy rains fell on the 21st, 25 homes in Ichinohe Town and Ninohe City were confirmed to have been damaged by flooding so far, and residents were busy removing earth and sand from roads and residential premises. .
National Public Safety Commission Chairman Matsumura's political party branch receives donations from companies whose nominations have been suspended
It has been revealed that the branch of the Liberal Democratic Party, represented by House of Councilors member Yoshifumi Matsumura, who was appointed chairman of the National Public Safety Commission this month, received a total of 280,000 yen in donations from companies whose nominations had been suspended by the national government and other organizations. . National Public Safety Commission Chairman Matsumura's office said that it refunded the money on the 21st from a moral standpoint.
Digital Minister Kono ``Reflects on insufficient awareness of personal information protection''
Regarding the Digital Agency receiving administrative guidance from a government third-party organization due to a mistake regarding My Number public money receiving accounts, Digital Minister Kono said, ``We regret that we did not sufficiently disseminate regulations regarding personal information protection.'' '', indicating his intention to work to prevent it from happening again.
Takafumi Horie appointed as Chairman of Kitakyushu FM Radio Station “There is only room for growth”
Takafumi Horie, a businessman who took office this month as chairman of the FM radio station CROSS FM in Kitakyushu City, held a press conference and said, ``Fukuoka's radio stations, which have high potential, have only room for growth. "I want to deliver new content while doing so," he said with enthusiasm.
Pacific saury has arrived in earnest, and the price is probably the same as last year when the catch was poor. Sendai market
The arrival of saury, the delicacy of autumn, has begun in earnest at the Central Wholesale Market in Sendai City. Prices at supermarkets and other stores are expected to be about the same as last year, which was a record low catch.
Gusts of wind in Aichi Inuyama cause construction scaffolding to collapse, causing lots of damage in the surrounding area
In Aichi Prefecture, where a tornado warning had been issued on the night of the 21st, damage occurred in Inuyama City, including construction scaffolding collapsing. It was discovered that there was a lot of damage in the surrounding area, including the roofs of other houses being destroyed, and the Japan Meteorological Observatory assumed that the damage was caused by gusts of wind and began an investigation on the spot.
Romanian man arrested on suspicion of stealing luxury watch ``Audemars Piguet''
In July this year, a Romanian man was accused of visiting a brand goods purchasing store in Shibuya, Tokyo, posing as a customer, and stealing a luxury Audemars Piguet watch worth approximately 30 million yen from a showcase. He was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department. In response to the investigation, he has denied the charges.
Yen price drops to 148 yen level following Bank of Japan monetary policy announcement
In the Tokyo foreign exchange market on the 22nd, the yen exchange rate fell to the 148 yen level to the dollar immediately after the Bank of Japan's monetary policy announcement. While there is growing speculation that monetary tightening in the United States will be prolonged, the Bank of Japan's decision to maintain large-scale monetary easing measures has raised awareness of the widening interest rate differential between Japan and the United States, and people are selling the yen to expect higher yields. There is a movement to buy dollars.
Bank of Japan Monetary Policy Meeting Decides to maintain large-scale monetary easing measures
The Bank of Japan decided to maintain large-scale monetary easing measures at its monetary policy meeting held until the 22nd.
Doctor arrested on suspicion of bribery: No facts found in medical equipment investigation; perhaps it's a sham?
A doctor who worked at the National Cancer Center East Hospital in Kashiwa City, Chiba Prefecture was arrested for allegedly accepting cash in return for using medical equipment from a Tokyo manufacturer in surgeries. Interviews with people involved in the investigation revealed that there was no truth to the investigation into medical devices conducted by the company. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the incident, suspecting that the investigation was disguised in order to hide the intent of bribery.
Tokyo's Yaesu building construction site accident, Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department investigates the scene
At the construction site of a building near the Yaesu exit of JR Tokyo Station, a steel frame lifted by a crane fell, killing and injuring five workers.The Metropolitan Police Department conducted an on-site inspection from the morning of the 22nd, and detailed the details at the time. We are investigating the situation.
President Zelenskiy meets with President Biden and others to “continue support”
President Zelenskiy of Ukraine, who is visiting the United States, met with President Biden and the leaders of the ruling and opposition parties in Washington, D.C., and asked for continued support. The future focus will be on whether the United States will be able to continue providing support to Ukraine as Russia's military invasion continues to prolong.
Security Council emergency meeting in Nagorno-Karabakh, foreign ministers slam each other
The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting over the Azerbaijani military's military operation in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed territory with neighboring Armenia. Each country sought a peaceful solution through dialogue, but the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Armenia fiercely criticized each other.
North Korea General Secretary Kim instructs measures to take relations with Russia to a new stage
North Korean General Secretary Kim Jong-un attended a meeting of the Politburo of the Workers' Party of Korea and visited Russia for the first time in four years.He ordered the implementation of measures to develop relations with Russia to a new high level in all areas. Did. The meeting appears to have considered plans for full-scale cooperation in the military and economic fields.
Fujitsu moves head office functions to Kawasaki factory, etc. as remote work spreads
With the spread of remote work, it has become clear that companies are reconsidering their headquarters buildings in central Tokyo. Fujitsu has decided to move out of a large building in Tokyo's Minato Ward, where its head office is located, and move its head office functions to the Kawasaki Plant in Kanagawa Prefecture.
Foreign ministers from four countries aiming to become permanent members of the UN Security Council meet to “deliver concrete results”
Japan, Germany, Brazil, and India, the four countries aiming to become permanent members of the United Nations Security Council, held a foreign ministers' meeting and agreed to set a deadline and work together to achieve concrete results. did.
Japan and Canada sign memorandum on stable supply of important minerals for EV batteries
As EVs (electric vehicles) are expected to spread worldwide, and securing materials for batteries is an issue, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Nishimura visited Canada, a resource-rich country, and announced that the two countries would cooperate on things such as the stable supply of important minerals. We exchanged a memorandum containing the following.
Rugby World Cup: France defeats Namibia 96-0
In the first round of the Rugby World Cup in France, between France and Namibia in Pool A, France dominated with a score of 96-0, the most points of the tournament, making it their third consecutive victory.
One year after mobilization of Russia's reserves, deep-rooted public dissatisfaction may lead to recruitment in rural areas
The 21st marks one year since Russia's Putin administration decided to mobilize reserve forces as it continues its invasion of Ukraine. The government appears to be avoiding additional mobilization due to deep-rooted anxiety and dissatisfaction among the people, but is planning to continue its invasions by recruiting troops in rural areas.
Consumer price index in August increased by 3.1% compared to the same month last year
The August consumer price index, which measures price movements of goods and services consumed at home, excluding fresh food, which is subject to large fluctuations due to weather, rose 3.1% from the same month last year. The rate of increase has been flat since July, marking the 12th consecutive month that it has been above 3%. The main factor is the rise in prices of foodstuffs and other items.
'Media mogul' Rupert Murdoch steps back from management
Mr. Rupert Murdoch, known as the ``media king'' who owns multiple media outlets such as newspapers and television in countries around the world including the United States, has decided to retire from management.
President Zelenskiy meets with President Biden for additional military assistance
President Zelenskiy of Ukraine, who is visiting the United States, held a summit meeting with President Biden at the White House in the capital, Washington. President Biden emphasized his intention to continue his support by saying, "I support peace that respects Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity."
Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense makes an unusual announcement naming Chinese military units and ``monitoring their movements''
On the night of the 21st, Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense announced that it was ``monitoring the movements'' of the Chinese military's ground forces in Fujian Province. This is an unusual announcement, and there are speculations that the Chinese military may have gathered on a relatively large scale, or that Taiwan is intentionally disclosing information it has in its possession to deter the Chinese military's movements.
Former medical director arrested on suspicion of bribery Will hire a manufacturer with no proven track record in his authority background?
A doctor working at the National Cancer Center East Hospital in Kashiwa City, Chiba Prefecture was arrested for allegedly accepting cash in return for using medical equipment made by a Tokyo manufacturer in surgeries. '', we found out that equipment from this manufacturer, which we had no experience with, had been adopted. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the actual situation of collusion.
Mr. Takaichi, Mr. Hagiuda, and Mr. Obuchi's political party branch Donations from businesses just before the House of Representatives election
The Liberal Democratic Party's party branch, represented by Minister of Economic Security Takaichi, Political Affairs Research Chairman Hagiuda, and Election Strategy Committee Chairman Obuchi, among the cabinet ministers and four new party positions in the Liberal Democratic Party who entered the cabinet this month, will be elected in the House of Representatives election a year ago. It was revealed that just before 2016, they had received donations from a company that undertakes national public works projects. The Public Offices Election Act prohibits businesses that undertake national public works projects from making donations in connection with national elections, and in response to an interview with NHK, all three companies asked whether they had already refunded the donations from a moral standpoint. , they replied that they plan to issue a refund in the future.
Administrative procedures completed in English “Establishment of special asset management zone” Prime Minister Kishida
Prime Minister Kishida gave a speech to economic circles in New York, where he was visiting, and stated that in order to accelerate domestic investment, he wanted to encourage the entry of foreign asset management companies, including the creation of special zones where administrative procedures could be completed in English. announced their intention to promote new initiatives.
“Johnny Somali” arrested for distributing nuisance videos, suspected of breaking into buildings
A 23-year-old American who distributes videos of nuisance activities on the Internet under the name "Johnny Somali" was arrested for allegedly entering a construction site in Osaka's Chuo Ward while wearing a mask. He reportedly took a video of the intrusion and distributed it.
World Wrestling Championships Fujinami Akari wins gold medal, 127 consecutive wins in official matches
At the World Wrestling Championships being held in Serbia, the women's 53kg class final was held on the 21st, and 19-year-old Fujinami Akari, who has been selected to represent the Paris Olympics, won the gold medal. Fujinami extended her winning streak in official matches to 127, which began when she was in the second year of junior high school.