Heavy rain with thunder is likely from the 5th onwards in northern Japan. Be on guard for strong winds, etc.
Due to the developing low pressure system and front, extremely strong winds will blow in northern Japan from the night of the 5th to the 6th, and the sea is expected to be battered. Atmospheric conditions are becoming extremely unstable, and there is a risk of heavy rain accompanied by lightning, especially in northern Japan.The Japan Meteorological Agency is warning of strong winds, high waves, landslides, flooding of low-lying areas, and rising river waters. .
High School Baseball Miyazaki Prefecture Tournament: Nishi Kobayashi withdraws from semi-finals due to violent behavior within the baseball club
Kobayashi Nishi High School, which had advanced to the top four in the autumn high school baseball Miyazaki Prefectural Tournament, withdrew from the semifinals on the 6th due to bullying involving violence within the baseball club.
Names of Nobel Prize winners in chemistry leaked in advance, leading to an unprecedented situation
An unprecedented situation occurred regarding this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry, in which the list of winners was accidentally leaked in advance.
One country gives up on building its own overseas pavilion at the Osaka/Kansai Expo
Regarding overseas pavilions at the Osaka/Kansai Expo, at least one country has indicated its intention to abandon the method of constructing the pavilion on its own and switch to a method in which multiple countries enter a building constructed by the Expo Association, which is the organizer. This was discovered through interviews with the people involved.
“From savings to investment” What will happen with the new NISA?
October 4th is "Securities Investment Day" (104 = Toshi). It is determined by the Japan Securities Dealers Association based on a combination of numbers. While personal financial assets in Japan are at a record high, more than half of the total is in cash and deposits, and the proportion of investments is lower than in Europe and the United States. In 2024, a new NISA (hereinafter referred to as "New NISA") will begin with expanded tax breaks for individual investors. Will the shift from savings to investment continue?
Osaka/Kansai Expo “Private Pavilion” exhibiting companies and group plans announced
On the 4th, companies and groups exhibiting ``private pavilions'' at the Osaka/Kansai Expo explained the concept of their exhibits. All of the content uses the latest technology to solve problems and makes people think about ``life.''
[Video] Escape from Russia and establish school abroad - Search for Russian female teacher
Last month, the new school year started in Russia. With no end to the war in sight, the Putin administration is introducing "new history education" and "military training" in an effort to instill in children the legitimacy of military invasion. A growing number of children and parents are fleeing the country as they are forced to comply with the government's will in the name of "patriotic education."
Amazon driver injured during delivery recognized as work-related accident for the first time in the country
It has been revealed that the Labor Standards Inspection Office has recognized an injury sustained by a freelance driver for the online shopping giant Amazon as a work-related accident during a delivery. Lawyers supporting the incident believe this is the first time in the country that an Amazon delivery worker has been certified as a worker's compensation worker.
Johnny's office press conference: "NG list" for asking questions at the venue
When Johnny's Office held a press conference on the 2nd regarding the issue of Johnny Kitagawa's sexual assault, the company that was entrusted with managing the press conference posted the names and photos of multiple reporters and freelance journalists. Interviews with people involved revealed that he had brought a ``no-no'' list to the venue, which prevented him from asking questions. The list includes reporters who continued to raise their hands at press conferences but were not nominated, and an expert on corporate crisis management said, ``Even though they say they will give a sincere explanation, I get the impression that their actual actions are different.'' "I think this is an inappropriate way to handle public relations."
Former Russian employee who spoke against the war during a news program sentenced to 8 years and 6 months in prison
A former Russian state TV employee who made headlines for speaking out against the invasion of Ukraine by entering the studio during a broadcast of a news program on Russian state TV has been sentenced by a Moscow court to charges of spreading false information about military activities. He was sentenced to eight years and six months in prison.
Nobel Prize in Chemistry to be announced soon after 6:45 p.m. Featured researchers
The winners of this year's Nobel Prize in Chemistry will be announced in Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, after 6:45 pm Japan time on the 4th. We will keep you updated on the details of the award winners' press conferences.
House of Councilors member Suzuki visits Russia, Ishin Secretary-General Fujita says, “After returning to Japan, we will hear about the situation and consider punishment.”
Regarding House of Councilors member Muneo Suzuki's visit to Russia, Secretary-General Fujita of the Nippon Ishin no Kai, to which he belongs, said that it was a problem that the party was not consulted in advance, and after returning to Japan on the 5th, he asked Mr. Fujita about the circumstances. , indicated that they would consider disciplinary action.
Johnny's "Partners' Association" meets for the first time with President Noriyuki Higashiyama and others and receives apology
On the 3rd, members of a group of former entertainers who complained about sexual assault caused by Johnny Kitagawa met for the first time with President Noriyuki Higashiyama and Julie Fujishima, and received an apology from them. .
Japan national soccer team announces 26 members for October warm-up match Minamino returns
The 26 members of the Japanese national soccer team for this month's warm-up matches have been announced, and Takumi Minamino, who plays in the French First Division, made his first return since last year's World Cup in Qatar.
Henoko ground improvement work: Governor Tamaki “difficult to approve by the 4th”
Regarding soft ground improvement work in Henoko, Nago City, where the U.S. military base Futenma in Okinawa Prefecture is being relocated, the government has issued an "instruction" to approve the construction work by a deadline of the 4th, but Okinawa Prefecture's Governor Tamaki told reporters at around 5 p.m. on the 4th, ``We need to carefully examine the contents of the ruling and then consider our response.We have received a variety of opinions from prefectural residents, academics, and others. It is necessary to analyze these opinions in order to plan operations,'' he said, and revealed that he had replied to the government that it would be difficult to approve by the 4th. Since the governor did not approve the construction within the deadline, the national government is expected to file a lawsuit in the near future and proceed with procedures for ``proxy execution,'' in which the national government will approve the work on behalf of the prefecture.
“Increase hometown tax revenue, consider changing the system” Fiscal System Council, etc.
Regarding hometown tax payments, which are increasing year by year, an advisory body to the Minister of Finance has concluded that if local tax revenue decreases due to economic downturn, the national government will continue to provide financial support to local governments even if income from hometown tax payments has increased. He pointed out that considering the country's severe fiscal situation, changes to the system should be considered.
Nissho Chairman Kobayashi “Johnny's Office new policy will be closely watched by society as a whole”
Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Chairman Kobayashi said that there is still little material available to evaluate the issue of Johnny Kitagawa's sexual assault, and that Johnny's Office has announced new policies such as compensation for victims. We recognized that we need to pay close attention to this issue.
Docomo Monex Securities becomes subsidiary and enters business for individual investors
NTT Docomo has made Monex Securities a subsidiary and will be entering the business for individual investors in earnest. Competition among major mobile phone companies to retain a variety of services within their groups is likely to become even more intense.
Liberal Democratic Party Parliamentary League calling for active fiscal spending proposes supplementary budget bill of 20 trillion yen, etc.
Liberal Democratic Party members, who are calling for aggressive fiscal spending for the government's new economic measures, call for the size of the supplementary budget bill to be around 20 trillion yen, and for consideration of a temporary reduction in the consumption tax rate to 5%. We have summarized our recommendations.
Meiji Restoration House of Representatives member Kiyonari Maekawa resigns, pending appeal for violation of the Public Offices Election Law
Kiyonari Maekawa, a member of the House of Representatives of the Japan Restoration Party who is accused of violating the Public Offices Election Act, resigned as a member of the House of Representatives on the 4th.
China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs releases comments welcoming the top US Democratic senator's visit to China
Regarding the report that the head of the U.S. ruling party, the Democratic Party, will lead a bipartisan delegation to visit China next week, China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs released a comment on the 4th welcoming the visit, and said that the two countries will engage in dialogue. It exuded the desire to revitalize the world.
SoftBank G President Masayoshi Son “Expand AI-related business to the core of the group”
SoftBank Group President Masayoshi Son has announced a policy to further strengthen the field of AI (artificial intelligence). The company plans to expand the AI business handled by its semiconductor development company Arm, and position it as the core of the group.
Stock prices fall by more than 700 yen Sell orders on a wide range of stocks due to falling NY market prices
On the 4th, the Tokyo stock market and Nikkei average stock price fell by more than 700 yen.
Gasoline price 179.3 yen per liter, falling for 4 consecutive weeks due to subsidy expansion
The national average retail price of regular gasoline as of the 2nd was 179.3 yen per liter, falling for the fourth consecutive week due to the expansion of government subsidies.
Japan-U.S. Business Council Joint Statement Calling for Strengthening Japan-U.S. Cooperation for Stable Supply of Semiconductors
The Japan-U.S. Business Council, which brings together top business leaders from Japan and the United States, issued a joint statement calling on the governments of both countries to strengthen cooperation through diversification of procurement and other measures to ensure a stable supply of semiconductors, which are becoming increasingly important. was adopted.
The best time to see autumn leaves at Hokkaido's highest peak, Mt. Asahidake, and the first snowfall observed
The autumn leaves are at their peak at Mt. Asahidake, the highest peak in Hokkaido, in the Daisetsuzan Mountains. The first snowfall was observed on the 4th, much to the delight of many climbers.
Man injured in bear attack reaches 30 in Akita Prefecture, highest number ever
On the morning of the 4th, a 72-year-old man who was picking mushrooms in Happo Town, Akita Prefecture, was attacked by a bear and suffered injuries to his face and head. This year, 30 people have been injured by bears in Akita Prefecture, a new record high, and the prefecture and police are calling for caution.
Long-term interest rates temporarily rose to 0.790%, the highest level since September 2013
In the bond market on the 4th, the selling of Japanese government bonds became even stronger, and long-term interest rates temporarily rose to 0.790%, the highest level in about 10 years since September 2013.
Autumn Extraordinary Diet: Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito to collaborate for enactment of bills, including supplementary budget bill
Ahead of the autumn extraordinary Diet session, the secretaries generals of both the Liberal Democratic Party and Komeito Party and the chairperson of the National Diet Countermeasures Committee met and confirmed that they would work together to enact the bills that are scheduled to be submitted, including the supplementary budget bill. Did.
Three bears enter the building, entry is restricted in the area Misato Town, Akita Prefecture
On the morning of the 4th, three bears entered a tatami-making workshop in the center of Misato Town, Akita Prefecture. Since then, it has been confirmed that there is a bear inside the building, so police are restricting access to the area.
Hawaii's western Maui island welcomes tourists; residents ask for postponement of reopening
The western part of Maui, Hawaii, which was damaged by a large-scale wildfire in August, is scheduled to reopen to tourists from the 8th of this month. Local residents have asked the state government to postpone this, saying they are "not ready."
Transported due to heatstroke in the week up to the 1st of this month, the highest number ever at this time of year
The Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Fire and Disaster Management Agency has revealed that during the unseasonably hot week ending on the 1st of this month, the number of people taken to hospitals due to heatstroke was the highest ever for this period. .
Okayama District Court: University student suspected of distributing courtroom audio on SNS will be sent to prosecutors
During a criminal trial held in July at the Okayama District Court, a male university student from Yokohama was sent to the prosecutor's office on suspicion of obstructing business by fraudulent means for distributing the audio of the courtroom exchanges on SNS. One university student was an acquaintance of the defendant who was in the courtroom, and said, ``I thought it was interesting because people who couldn't come to the courthouse could learn about the contents.''
National approval directive expires on the 4th, Governor Tamaki to discuss final decision
Regarding the relocation of the U.S. military base Futenma in Okinawa Prefecture to Henoko, Nago City, the national government has issued an ``instruction'' to the prefecture to approve the construction by a deadline of the 4th. Governor Tamaki plans to hold discussions with his executives after the prefectural assembly meeting ends on the 4th in order to make a final decision.
U.S. House of Representatives speaker is dismissed for the first time; budget talks on aid to Ukraine stalled
Speaker McCarthy of the House of Representatives was fired for the first time in history due to conflicts within the Republican Party over the US government's budget for the new fiscal year. The situation could lead to stalling of negotiations on the budget proposal, which includes support for Ukraine, and the focus is on whether a successor chairman can be selected quickly.
Steel frame falls at building construction site. Is the base supporting the steel frame not strong enough?
A steel beam fell at a building construction site near the Yaesu Exit of JR Tokyo Station, killing and injuring five workers.The strength of the foundation supporting the steel beam from below during construction may have been insufficient. This was revealed through interviews with investigators.
How people got involved in special fraud: Almost half of them got involved in “dark part-time jobs”
By July this year, nearly half of the more than 1,000 people arrested by police across the country for acting as cash receivers or withdrawers in special scams are believed to have been motivated by applying for ``dark part-time jobs'' such as on SNS. This was discovered through an investigation by the National Police Agency.
Stock price temporarily fell by more than 600 yen due to the view that US monetary tightening will be prolonged
Today's Tokyo stock market, the Nikkei Stock Average, has temporarily fallen by more than 600 yen. On the 3rd, U.S. employment indicators exceeded market expectations, strengthening the view that monetary tightening will be prolonged, and stock prices fell in the New York market. In response to this, sell orders have spread to a wide range of stocks in the Tokyo market.
NBA Rui Hachimura and Yuta Watanabe are in camp and there is a possibility of a matchup before the start of the season
Rui Hachimura and Yuta Watanabe of the NBA (American professional basketball team) participated in the team's camp that started on the 3rd. Watanabe, who joined the Suns this season, exuded a sense of fulfillment, saying, ``We were able to practice in an atmosphere that felt like we had been working together for a long time.''
Three suspects arrested for allegedly defrauding people of cash through “send money business”
Investigators have learned that three suspects have been arrested for sending goods to elderly people in Chiba Prefecture and defrauding them of cash using the so-called ``delivery business method,'' in which unordered items are sent without permission. I found out through the interview. Police believe that he used similar tactics to defraud over 400 people across the country out of cash and are investigating the matter in detail.
Tohoku Shinkansen, etc. resume operation
The Tohoku Shinkansen had been suspended on the up and down lines between Tokyo Station and Shin-Aomori Station due to a power outage, but has resumed operations. In addition, due to this power outage, the Hokuriku Shinkansen and Joetsu Shinkansen had suspended operations on the up and down lines between Tokyo Station and Takasaki Station, but both have now resumed operations.
Defense Minister Kihara: “We need to strengthen communication about the importance of the Japan-U.S. alliance”
Minister of Defense Kihara, who is visiting the United States, exchanged opinions with experts who study the security of Japan and the United States, and made a message to help the people of both countries understand the importance of the Japan-U.S. alliance in light of the severe security environment. He emphasized the need to strengthen the
Bus falls off bridge in Venice, Italy, killing over 20 people
According to Italy's ANSA news agency, a bus that was running on an elevated bridge in Venice, northern Italy, fell approximately 10 meters down on the night of the 3rd. ANSA news agency reported that 21 people, including two children, died and 18 others were injured in the accident.
Gymnastics World Championships: Men's team wins gold for first time in 8 years since 2015
At the World Gymnastics Championships held in Belgium, the men's team final was held on the 3rd, and Japan won the gold medal for the first time in eight years.
Nerima Ward has to collect an additional 37 million yen due to a tax mistake.The Ward will request compensation from the section chief.
In Tokyo's Nerima Ward, the payment of the withholding income tax levied on employees' bonuses was delayed for three years due to a mistake on the part of the ward, resulting in an additional 37 million yen being collected by the tax office. The ward plans to seek compensation from the manager in charge for the damage.
Former Soviet Union Armenia to join ICC after issuing arrest warrant for Putin
On the 3rd, the parliament of former Soviet Union Armenia ratified the Rome Statute, which is necessary for membership in the International Criminal Court (ICC). The ICC has issued an arrest warrant for President Putin over the military invasion of Ukraine, and Russia has criticized Armenia's decision, deepening the rift between the two countries.
Giants manager Tatsunori Hara to resign at the end of this season, blamed for missing out on championship for third consecutive year
It has been revealed through interviews with people involved that manager Tatsunori Hara of the Giants, who are set to finish fourth this season, will take responsibility for failing to win the championship for three consecutive years and will resign at the end of this season. This season is the second year of Hara's three-year contract.
Motion to dismiss U.S. House of Representatives speaker passed “first time in history” Conflict over government budget bill
Amid ongoing conflict within the Republican Party over the US government's new fiscal year budget proposal, the House of Representatives passed a motion to dismiss Republican Speaker McCarthy of the House of Representatives. American media are widely reporting that this is the first time in history that a motion to remove the speaker of the House of Representatives has been passed, which has spurred chaos in Congress.
110 years since the birth of Japan's first female university student, a letter from her mentor is found
This year marks 110 years since Japan's first three female university students were born at Tohoku University. A university investigation found a letter in which one of these women, who became a researcher, showed that she had been supported by her mentor for many years, and experts believe that the proportion of female researchers remains at a low level. He points out that it is a valuable document that can provide hints for modern society.
Two years after the Kishida administration took office, the focus is on whether the government will achieve success through economic measures and other measures and gain momentum.
Four days will mark two years since the inauguration of the Kishida administration. The focus will be on whether the government can achieve results in its response to domestic and international issues, including economic measures, and help buoy the government while keeping an eye on the possible dissolution of the House of Representatives.