Japan and Ukraine first negotiate on bilateral documents, cooperate on security, etc.
The first round of negotiations was held online to create a bilateral document that stipulates Japan's cooperation in the security field and other areas in Ukraine, where Russia continues to invade Ukraine.
Breaking Shigeyuki Hani (Shigekix) Paris Olympics offer, Asian Games championship
At the Asian Games being held in Hangzhou, China, the men's and women's breaking finals were held on the 7th, and Shigeyuki Hani, who goes by the dancer name Shigekix, won the men's race, which will be held as a new sport at next year's Paris Olympics. I have been appointed as a representative.
Rugby World Cup Japan national team final preparations before match against Argentina
On the 7th, the Japan national team, who are participating in the Rugby World Cup in France, made preparations for the day before the match against Argentina, which will be their biggest challenge to advance to the first round. Here are the starting members↓↓↓
Men's volleyball Japan wins the right to participate in the Paris Olympics Olympic qualifying
Round 6 of the men's volleyball qualifying round for the Paris Olympics was held on the 7th, with Japan defeating Slovenia in straight sets to secure a top two spot in their group and earn a spot at next year's Paris Olympics.
Lotte Emi Taniho's final public announcement of the regular season
Emi Taniho, who has been the on-field announcer for Lotte Professional Baseball for 33 years with her distinctive, relaxed voice, has decided to retire at the end of this season, and on the 7th, she finished her last announcement for the regular season.
8 people injured when car crashes into line of people near Shibuya scramble intersection, Tokyo
Just after 7:30 p.m. on the 7th, a car crashed into a line of people near the scramble intersection in Shibuya, Tokyo, resulting in eight people being injured. Both victims are said to be conscious, and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the circumstances in detail.
Shogi "Ryuo Match" 1st game: Sota Fujii, 7th Dan, defeats Takumi Ito, 7th Dan
The first round of the seven-game tournament, the highest of the eight major shogi titles, the Ryuo Tournament, was held in Tokyo, with Sota Fujii (21), defending his fourth title this year, competing against Shoshichi Ito, who is challenging for the title for the first time. He defeated Dan (20) and won his first match.
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress attend the opening ceremony of the National Athletic Meet in Kagoshima
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress visited Kagoshima Prefecture on the 7th and attended the opening ceremony of the National Athletic Meet.
Japan wins international figure skating competition “Japan Open”
The Japan Open, an international figure skating competition held by region, was held in Saitama City, and Japan won the championship thanks to the efforts of Kaori Sakamoto, who has won two consecutive world championships in women's singles.
Prime Minister Kishida plans to compile support measures to strengthen the foundation of dairy farming management
Prime Minister Kishida toured a farm in Tochigi Prefecture on the 7th, and in light of the rising price of feed due to factors such as Russia's invasion of Ukraine, Prime Minister Kishida plans to expand domestic production and promote the export of dairy products next week. He announced his intention to compile support measures to strengthen the foundation of management.
Typhoon No. 15 is likely to approach the Ogasawara Islands next week
On the afternoon of the 7th, Typhoon No. 15 formed off the coast far south of Japan. There is a risk that the typhoon will continue to develop and approach the Ogasawara Islands next week, so please pay close attention to future typhoon information.
US research group “Has North Korea started supplying weapons to Russia?”
An American research group analyzed satellite images along the border between North Korea and Russia and announced that they had confirmed an unprecedented number of cargo vehicles. He suggested that Japan may have begun supplying weapons to Russia.
“Casual jazz” live performance event in the jazz town of Yokohama
In Yokohama, known as the city of jazz, an event began on the 7th in which live music performances were held at commercial facilities in the city so that people could easily enjoy jazz.
Traditional autumn festival “Nagasaki Kunchi” will be held regularly for the first time in 4 years
Nagasaki's traditional autumn festival ``Nagasaki Kunchi'', which will be held regularly for the first time in four years, began on the 7th, with gorgeous displays being dedicated to Suwa Shrine in Nagasaki City.
Rocket attack on Israel from Gaza: ``5,000 shots fired''
On the morning of the 7th in Israel in the Middle East, there was a large-scale rocket attack from the Gaza Strip in Palestine, and local media reported that it caused damage in Tel Aviv, the largest commercial city. So far, one person has died and several others have been injured. According to the Israeli military, armed groups are infiltrating the Israeli side, and it appears that there are clashes with Israeli security forces. In connection with this attack, Hamas, the Islamic organization that effectively controls the Gaza Strip, issued a statement claiming that it had launched an attack on Israel and fired 5,000 rockets.
Deer antler cutting, a traditional event at Nara Park, is crowded with spectators
Nara Park's traditional autumn event, ``Deer Antler Cutting,'' began on the 7th, and was crowded with spectators.
Metropolitan Police Department plans to arrest two men and women suspected of killing 70-year-old chief priest with charcoal briquettes
In July this year, the Metropolitan Police Department charged two men and women, including the president of a company that manages a cemetery, with murder for allegedly bringing a large amount of charcoal briquettes into a temple in Tokyo's Adachi Ward, setting them on fire, and killing the 70-year-old chief priest. Interviews with investigators revealed that an investigation has begun on suspicion of
Soccer Takefusa Kubo selected as league player of the month
Takefusa Kubo, a member of the Japanese national soccer team who plays for Real Sociedad in the Spanish First Division, has been selected as the league's Player of the Month for September.
Sapporo promotes increased consumption of scallops due to China's import suspension
While China has suspended imports of Japanese marine products, an event is being held in Sapporo to promote increased consumption by serving scallops from Hokkaido.
Amazon launches two test satellites to provide internet services
American IT giant Amazon has launched two test satellites with the aim of providing internet services using artificial satellites. Starlink, a satellite communications network provided by Elon Musk's company, is leading the way in this field, and Amazon hopes to launch some services next year.
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There is a risk of encountering a bear "anytime, anywhere, anyone". This is the phrase used by Akita Prefecture to call for caution. This year, people have been attacked by bears one after another in various places, and the situation is becoming more serious, with the number of attacks occurring at a faster pace than in 2020, three years ago, when the number of attacks was the highest ever. We analyzed the times and places where 35 bear victims encountered bears in September, and asked experts what they should be particularly wary of.
Four people dead at Mount Asahidake in Nasu Town, Tochigi Prefecture; police search after receiving report of mountain accident
According to police, four people were found dead on the morning of the 7th near the mountain trail of Mt. Asahidake in Nasu Town, Tochigi Prefecture. Police received a call about a mountain accident shortly after noon on the 6th and were conducting a search. Two men and two women were found in multiple locations, and both were confirmed dead. Police are working to confirm the identity and investigate the details of the situation.
First fine of more than 22 million yen against American company for leaving behind ``space junk''
U.S. communications authorities have imposed a fine of more than 22 million yen on an American private company for failing to properly remove and dispose of a satellite that has finished operating. This is the first time that a fine has been imposed in response to so-called "space junk," and it appears to be an attempt to put a stop to the worsening problem.
Former President Trump expresses support for conservative hardliners close to himself as speaker of the House of Representatives
Former US President Trump has announced that he will support a hard-line conservative lawmaker close to himself in selecting a successor to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, who was dismissed due to conflict within the Republican Party.What kind of influence will this have on the selection of the Speaker? It gets noticed.
More than 50 civilians killed in missile attack in eastern Ukraine; United Nations investigates
On the 5th and 6th, attacks by the Russian military took place in Kharkiv Oblast in eastern Ukraine, resulting in the deaths of more than 50 civilians, including children. Ukraine has strongly condemned the attack, calling it ``terrorism by Russia.''
U.S. employment statistics, Dow Jones Industrial Average, wild price movements, buying and selling
On the 6th, the New York stock market saw a mix of buying and selling over the September employment statistics in the United States, and the Dow Jones Industrial Average had wild price movements, with prices falling and then rising.
Shohei Otani shortlisted for Hank Aaron Award for third consecutive year
For the third consecutive year, Shohei Ohtani of the Angels, the American League's home run king, has been selected as a finalist for the Hank Aaron Award, which is given to the most outstanding batter in the major leagues this season.
President Biden says US-China summit is “possible” at APEC next month
In November, President Biden of the United States has announced that he may hold a summit meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in conjunction with the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) summit to be held in the United States. If this happens, it will be the first time that the leaders of the United States and China have met since November last year.
Italy Award: NHK project wins top prize
The ``Italian Award'', which is given to the world's best television programs, was announced, and NHK's ``'' The ``I Am Papageno Project'' was selected as the Grand Prize winner.
United Auto Workers union continues to hold off on expanding strike, fearing long-term impact
The UAW (United Auto Workers Union) in the United States, which has been on strike against three major automakers, has decided not to expand its planned strike at the GM (General Motors) plant, citing progress in negotiations. . On the other hand, the strike is expected to continue, and there are concerns about its prolonged impact.
Glowing snail discovered for the first time in 80 years by research group including Chubu University
A research group from Chubu University in Aichi Prefecture has discovered that five species of snails that live in Thailand have the ability to glow. This is the first time in 80 years that a glowing snail has been found.
The main hall of the temple was completely burnt down, and the deputy chief priest who rescued the chief priest and others could not be contacted. Aichi Prefecture
On the night of the 6th, a fire engulfed the main hall of a temple in Kota-cho, Aichi Prefecture, and the deputy chief priest living at the temple could not be contacted, and police and others are currently investigating.
Nishinoshima Island, where life seemed to have disappeared due to the eruption, perhaps expanding the habitat of insects
On Nishinoshima Island in the Ogasawara Islands, where it was once thought that there was no life left due to a large-scale eruption, the insects that were confirmed to be living on the island last year were found in other places in a survey conducted by the Ministry of the Environment, and their habitat is expanding. I'm planning to investigate this further to see if it's a possibility.
Philippines “Chinese Coast Guard ship obstructs navigation of patrol boat, approaches up to 1m”
The Philippine Coast Guard announced that a Chinese Coast Guard vessel crossed the path of its own patrol boat in the South China Sea, where it disputes territorial rights with China, and came within a meter of it, interfering with its navigation. He accused China of a dangerous act that violated international law.
Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Iran's Mohammadi, regime rebels
This year's Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Narges Mohammadi, a human rights activist who advocates for the protection of women's rights in Iran and is currently serving a sentence in prison. While Iranian citizens have welcomed the move, the government has strongly opposed it, and it will be interesting to see whether it will lead to improvements in the situation surrounding women's rights in the future.