The number of stink bugs in the Kinokawa River in Wakayama is 10 times more than normal, and the number is higher than normal in various places.
In Wakayama Prefecture, the number of stink bugs that damage fruits has exceeded normal levels in many places, including more than 10 times the normal number in Kinokawa City, and the prefecture is calling for caution. This is thought to be due to increased stink bug activity due to the intense heat.
Wild boar bites legs and causes minor injuries to two people in Fukuyama city center, Hiroshima
On the evening of the 28th, a wild boar appeared in the center of Fukuyama City, Hiroshima Prefecture, and a man and a woman in their 40s were bitten on the leg and suffered minor injuries. The boar was captured by the police who rushed to it.
Former Japanese Army fighter jet "Hien" engine? Exhibition begins in Higashiomi, Shiga Prefecture
An exhibition of an engine believed to have been installed in the Hien fighter plane used by the former Japanese Army during the Pacific War has begun at the Shiga Prefectural Peace Memorial Hall in Higashiomi City, Shiga Prefecture.
Second release of treated water “starting from October 5th” TEPCO Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
Tokyo Electric Power Company has announced that the second release of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, which began diluting and releasing water into the ocean in August, will begin on October 5th.
Niigata Koshihikari Developing a new variety “Special A” Is it also a strength in rating?
This year, the season for new rice has arrived. Shipping of rice harvested in various regions has begun. However, due to the effects of the heat, which can be described as abnormal weather, there are concerns about quality deterioration in various regions. Meanwhile, in Niigata, a major rice-producing region, a new type of Koshihikari that is resistant to the heat has been born. It had the weapons to make high-quality rice while still maintaining its delicious taste.
95 new people confirmed to have food poisoning after eating Yoshidaya bento boxes, bringing the total to 489
A number of people who ate bento boxes from Yoshidaya, an ekiben manufacturer in Hachinohe City, Aomori Prefecture, complained of feeling unwell, and 95 people were newly confirmed to have had food poisoning, bringing the total number of people confirmed to have had food poisoning to 28 to date. The total number of cases in all prefectures was 489.
Zookeeper collapses unconscious in lion cage, Fukushima Nihonmatsu
A zookeeper was found collapsed in a lion cage at Tohoku Safari Park in Nihonmatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture, and was taken to a hospital in an unconscious state. According to the fire department, around 3:30 p.m. on the 28th, an employee of Tohoku Safari Park in Nihonmatsu City reported that a keeper was collapsed inside the lion's cage. Firefighters transported the male zookeeper, who is in his 50s, to a hospital in Fukushima City, where he was reportedly unconscious.
Filming begins for the morning drama “Tiger ni Tsubasa” to be broadcast next spring.
Filming for NHK's TV drama series ``Tiger ni Tsubasa'', which will be broadcast from spring next year, has begun in Ibaraki Prefecture, with actor Sari Ito and others filming.
Second Republican candidate debate for US presidential election in Trump's absence
The second candidate debate for the opposition Republican Party for next year's US presidential election was held in the suburbs of Los Angeles. With former President Trump, who leads by a large margin in the approval ratings, absent, it was effectively a battle for the second place, but American media reported that each candidate lacked a decisive factor.
Rice provided free of charge by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government as part of livelihood support is being resold on flea market sites.
It has been discovered that rice provided free of charge by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government to support people struggling to make ends meet due to soaring prices is being resold on flea market sites. The Tokyo metropolitan government says, ``This is unfortunate considering the intention is to provide stability in people's lives.''
Long-term interest rates temporarily rose to 0.755%, the highest level in 10 years
In the bond market on the 28th, in response to the rise in long-term interest rates in the United States, selling of Japanese government bonds intensified, and long-term interest rates temporarily rose to 0.755%, the highest level in 10 years.
University of Tokyo ranks 29th in world university rankings, up from last year
A British education magazine has released the latest rankings of universities around the world, and Japanese universities have improved their rankings, with the University of Tokyo rising from 39th place the previous year to 29th place.
Man fishing in the river is attacked and injured by a bear, but the bear runs away Toyama
A man in his 70s who was fishing for sweetfish in a river in Toyama City was attacked by a bear and suffered minor injuries, including being bitten on the arm. The bear ran away from the scene after attacking the man, and police are asking nearby residents to be careful.
“How long can you keep baking bread?” Guinness World Record achieved in Matsue
An Irish owner of a restaurant in Matsue City is attempting to break a Guinness World Record for how long he can keep baking bread. With the support of the locals, they successfully achieved the ``48 hour'' time, which is more than 16 hours faster than the current world record.
A large trailer crashes into a parking lot and collides with about 10 cars in Konan, Shiga
According to the police, just after 9 a.m. on the 28th, a large trailer overturned on a city road in Konan City, Shiga Prefecture, and crashed into a parking lot on the side of the road. The man who was driving the car in this accident is said to be unconscious and in critical condition. The trailer collided with about 10 cars parked in the parking lot, but no one else was injured. Police are investigating the circumstances of the accident in detail.
Sogo/Seibu: Some shareholders who filed suit to stop the sale have their lawsuit withdrawn
Following the sale of the major department store Sogo Seibu from Seven & i Holdings to an American investment fund, some Seven & i shareholders who had filed a lawsuit to halt the sale have withdrawn their lawsuit. I did.
Group home staff suffers ``psychological abuse'' operated by company with food cost issue
At a group home in Noda City, Chiba Prefecture, staff members verbally abused users at a group home in Noda City, Chiba Prefecture, regarding a Tokyo-based operating company that is being audited and investigated by the national and local governments over the collection of material fees for group home meals. It turned out that the local government had certified that ``psychological abuse'' had taken place, such as encouraging another user to do something like this.
Approximately 20 children complained of feeling unwell at the sports day. Could it be heat stroke? Hikone, Shiga
According to the Hikone City Fire Department, at around 11:15 a.m. on the 28th, a report was received that children who were outside for a sports day at Municipal Sawayama Elementary School in Hikone City, Shiga Prefecture, were complaining of feeling unwell. Around 20 children have complained of feeling unwell, and it appears they are suffering from heatstroke. In Hikone City, the temperature was 31.6 degrees before 11 a.m. on the 28th.
Johnny's Office to hold press conference on October 2nd regarding sexual assault issue
Johnny's Office has announced that it will hold a press conference on October 2nd regarding the issue of sexual assault by Johnny Kitagawa. In addition to specific measures to prevent recurrence, which were expected to be announced by the end of this month, it is expected that future direction for operations will be announced, such as changing the company name and compensating for damages.
Stock price temporarily fell by more than 600 yen
On the 28th, the Tokyo stock market and Nikkei average stock price fell by more than 600 yen at one point. Anticipating that monetary tightening will be prolonged in the United States, there is a growing sense of caution about the future of the economy, and sell orders have been placed on a wide range of stocks, including high-tech stocks.
Two suspects in their 20s arrested for graffiti on buildings and stores near JR Hachioji Station
In September, graffiti written with spray paint was found one after another on buildings and stores near JR Hachioji Station in Hachioji City, Tokyo, and the Metropolitan Police Department arrested two suspects in their 20s for allegedly painting graffiti on buildings. was arrested.
Three people died in Shizuoka hospital, husband advised to avoid contact with others after wife was hospitalized
On the 27th, a 73-year-old husband stabbed his hospitalized wife and daughter with a knife at a hospital in Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture, killing all three. Interviews with his relatives revealed that he had avoided contact with his neighbors and others since he was previously hospitalized. Police suspect that her husband committed suicide after killing two people, and are investigating the events leading up to the incident in detail.
Akihabara Station redevelopment plan for high-rise building construction, which has been under discussion for about 20 years, will be commercialized
A redevelopment plan to build a high-rise building containing offices and other facilities in a corner of Tokyo's Akihabara Electric District, which is popular among foreign tourists, has received consent from more than two-thirds of the landowners needed to proceed with the project. I found out that there is a good chance that I will be able to do so. In the future, the redevelopment is expected to start moving toward commercialization after a decision is made by Chiyoda Ward.
Industry group takes legal action against free music download “Reach Site”
It has been revealed that the Recording Industry Association of Japan has begun legal action to identify the site operator, alleging that copyright is being infringed by ``reach sites'' that guide users to download pirated versions of J-POP and other music. .
Prime Minister plans to include measures to deal with logistics “2024 problem” in economic package at the end of October
In order to respond to the ``2024 problem,'' which concerns the worsening labor shortage in the logistics industry, Prime Minister Kishida has announced that he will put together urgent measures by the end of October, such as automating the loading and unloading of packages and reducing redeliveries. We presented ideas to include in the countermeasures.
Man in his 70s injured after being attacked by a bear; bear escapes; caution advised in Niigata Shibata
On the morning of the 28th, a man in his 70s was attacked by a bear several dozen meters away from his home in Shibata City, Niigata Prefecture, and suffered injuries including scratches on both arms. Police are patrolling the area and asking residents in the area to be careful.
First observation of gravitational fall of "antimatter" International research group including two Japanese researchers
An international research group has announced that they have observed for the first time in a large-scale experiment that antimatter, which has been thought to form a pair with matter and repel gravity, is attracted to the Earth's gravity and falls. This research is attracting attention as it resolves the long-standing question of whether antimatter repels gravity.
Yen price drops to the mid-149 yen level to the dollar due to awareness of widening interest rate differential between Japan and the US
On the 28th, in the Tokyo foreign exchange market, the yen depreciated due to concerns that the interest rate differential between Japan and the United States would widen due to expectations that monetary tightening would be prolonged in the United States, and the yen exchange rate briefly reached the mid-149 yen level to the dollar. Prices are dropping.
Why is the lowest smoking rate in the nation?
What comes to mind when you hear Nara Prefecture? Persimmons are coming into season! ? A temple or a big Buddha? Or the number of deer! ? Nara Prefecture has many attractions, but it actually has the lowest smoking rate in the country. 15.3% in 2019 national survey. But why is Nara's smoking rate so low? I've been searching for the reason. (Nandenan reporting team, Nara Broadcasting Station reporter Yudai Yamada/Osaka Broadcasting Station Director Naho Yoshida)
North Korea amends its constitution to clearly state its nuclear weapons policy ``to advance the development of nuclear weapons''
North Korea held a two-day meeting of the Supreme People's Assembly consisting of representatives from various regions until the 27th, and enshrined its nuclear arms policy in its constitution. "We will advance the development of nuclear weapons to protect the world," the statement was announced on the 28th through the state-run Korean Central News Agency and other channels. Speaking at the conference, General Secretary Kim Jong-un said, ``Once possessed, nuclear weapons should be preserved and strengthened as a nation's eternal strategic assets, so that no one can harm them under any circumstances.'' , emphasized the country's stance of pushing forward with nuclear and missile development.
Extremely hot days expected in the Tokai and Kanto-Koshin regions Unseasonable heat Take precautions against heatstroke
On the 28th, temperatures are expected to rise mainly from the Pacific side of eastern Japan to western Japan, and the Tokai and Kanto-Koshin regions are expected to experience unseasonably hot days with temperatures exceeding 35 degrees Celsius, so please take precautions against heatstroke.
Plaintiffs in Minamata disease lawsuit visit Ministry of the Environment seeking early relief after Osaka District Court ruling
On the 27th, the Osaka District Court filed a lawsuit in which more than 120 people living in Kansai and other regions, who had not been recognized as having Minamata disease and were not eligible for relief under the Special Measures Law, sought compensation from the national government, Kumamoto Prefecture, and the companies that caused the disease. recognized all of the plaintiffs as suffering from Minamata disease and ordered them to pay approximately 350 million yen in compensation to the government and other parties. The plaintiffs will visit the Ministry of the Environment on the 28th and plan to seek concrete consultations toward early relief for those still suffering from Minamata disease.
Government/ruling party to consider new economic measures and benefit measures to reduce household financial burden
Regarding new economic measures in response to rising prices, the government and ruling party have a policy of considering the implementation of handout measures as a measure to alleviate the burden on household budgets due to increases in food prices, etc., and have not yet elaborated on the form and targets of the handouts. It is expected that discussions will take place.
Mass robbery of about 100 young people in the US; retail stores closed after similar incidents
There was a looting incident in which about 100 young people attacked stores one after another in Philadelphia, eastern United States, and stole products, and the police arrested more than 50 people and are proceeding with the investigation. In the United States, there has been a series of looting incidents by groups of young people, and the impact is spreading, with major retailers deciding to close some stores because they can't ensure safety.
Three people died in Shizuoka hospital; daughter in her 20s; wife hospitalized for about six months
On the 27th, at a hospital in Fujinomiya City, Shizuoka Prefecture, a 73-year-old husband stabbed his wife and daughter, who were both hospitalized, with a knife, and then stabbed himself as well, killing all three. The daughter had been hospitalized for illness since she was in her 20s, and her wife had also been hospitalized for about six months, so police are investigating the details of the incident.
Hitachi Zosen to change company name to Canadevia due to discrepancy between company name and business
Hitachi Zosen, a machinery manufacturer headquartered in Osaka, announced that it will change its company name to "Canadevia" in October next year. After the war, Hitachi Zosen separated from the Hitachi Group and had already withdrawn from the shipbuilding business, so the company name and business remained disconnected.
Cyber attack group originating from China National Police Agency and other organizations issue a warning
The National Police Agency and the Cabinet Cyber Security Center have issued a warning that the Chinese-backed cyber attack group ``BlackTech'' is launching attacks targeting governments and companies in East Asia, including Japan, and the United States.
U.S. soldiers who crossed the military demarcation line into North Korea left North Korea and were protected by the U.S.
Regarding the American soldiers who crossed the military demarcation line between South and North Korea in July this year, a senior Biden administration official said that the soldiers had left North Korea and were protected by the United States in China. I made it clear.