Lotte advances to the finals with a big comeback from a 3-point deficit in the 10th inning
In the third game of the first stage of the Climax Series of the professional baseball Pacific League, Lotte vs. Softbank, Lotte won a walk-off 4-3 in 10 overtime innings, advancing to the final stage.
Tokai Daini Nuclear Power Plant Construction halted due to deficiencies in the foundation of the seawall under construction
Japan Atomic Power Company has suspended construction since June this year after discovering deficiencies in the foundation of the seawall being constructed at the Tokai Daini Nuclear Power Plant in Tokai Village, Ibaraki Prefecture, such as some parts not being filled with concrete. announced. The company is investigating the cause and is confirming whether it will affect the construction plan, which is scheduled to be completed by September next year.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs “regrets” Russia’s restrictions on Japanese seafood imports, calls for reversal
In response to the Russian health authorities' announcement that they would restrict the import of Japanese marine products due to the release of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the ocean, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs protested that it was ``not based on scientific evidence and is regrettable.'' I strongly asked for it to be retracted.
Two members of the House of Councilors receive compensation for defamation due to false posts on SNS
In a lawsuit in which two members of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan's House of Councilors sued a web-related company for hurting their reputation due to false postings from anonymous accounts on SNS, the Tokyo District Court ruled that ``The posting was done as part of the company's business. The company and its representative were ordered to pay a total of 2.2 million yen in compensation and to delete the post.
Lunch box food poisoning: Could poor management be the cause? Public health center provides improvement guidance
On the 16th, the Hachinohe City Public Health Center decided to thoroughly control the temperature when purchasing rice from a subcontractor after a number of people complained of feeling unwell after eating bento boxes from Yoshidaya, an ekiben manufacturer in Hachinohe City, Aomori Prefecture. The company revealed that it had instructed Yoshidaya to make improvements as it was possible that the food poisoning had not been done properly.
Pawn shop robbery in Koshigaya, Saitama: 21-year-old suspect and 17-year-old boy arrested
In August this year, police arrested a 21-year-old suspect and a 17-year-old boy on suspicion of robbery after precious metals were stolen from a pawn shop in Koshigaya City, Saitama Prefecture.
Earthquake with a seismic intensity of 4 in the Miyakojima region of Okinawa, no fear of tsunami
There was an earthquake at around 7:42 pm on the 16th. There is no need to worry about a tsunami from this earthquake. The epicenter was near Miyako Island, at a depth of 40 km, and the magnitude, which indicates the scale of the earthquake, is estimated to be 6.0. The seismic intensity of each municipality is as follows. ▼The seismic intensity was 4 in Miyakojima City, Okinawa Prefecture.
Chartered flight departing from Israel: “Charges for fares are appropriate” Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno
Regarding the criticism on social media over the fact that Japanese people who departed from Israel on government-chartered planes were charged fares, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno pointed out that many people left the country on commercial flights at their own expense. He acknowledged that his response was appropriate based on his judgment.
US Secretary of State visits Israel again, may discuss establishing humanitarian corridor, etc.
Secretary of State Blinken, who is on a tour of the Middle East, arrived in Tel Aviv, Israel, just after 6pm Japan time on the 16th.
Prime Minister Kishida suggests adding local subsidies to new economic measures
Prime Minister Kishida toured supermarkets in Tokyo and announced that local grants to support local governments' countermeasures against high prices will be added to new economic measures to be finalized by the end of this month, in order to respond in detail to local needs. I showed my thoughts.
“Revocation is unfair” Innocent woman gets her driver’s license back for the first time in about 6 years
Six years ago, a woman who was found not guilty of seriously injuring a man in an accident while driving a light truck in Fukuoka City complained that the revocation of her driver's license was unfair. The ruling invalidating the revocation by the prefecture has been finalized. Following this, on the 16th, the woman went through the process of renewing her license and regained her driving license for the first time in about six years.
Defense Minister Kihara plans to retract his remarks in a speech to support the "reward for the Self-Defense Forces"
Minister of Defense Kihara told reporters on the 16th that he had retracted his statement in his speech to support the House of Representatives by-election on the 15th, saying that supporting the Liberal Democratic Party candidate would be rewarding the Self-Defense Forces and other forces. I have expressed my intention to do so.
Child guidance center staff abuses junior high school students taken into care at facility Yokkaichi, Mie
Mie Prefecture announced that an employee of a child guidance center in Yokkaichi city had abused two middle school students who were under their care at the facility, including yelling loudly and hitting one of them with the employee's forehead. .
Large tsunami warning erroneously broadcast due to system inspection error in Chiba Choshi
Last month, in Choshi City, Chiba Prefecture, a major tsunami warning was mistakenly broadcast over the disaster prevention administrative radio system, and the city blamed it on a business operator inspecting the J-Alert system erroneously operating the equipment, and took steps to prevent it from happening again. I will try my best.
Extraordinary Diet: LDP plans to end session until December 13th, communicates to RDP members
Regarding the extraordinary Diet session to be convened on the 20th of this week, the Liberal Democratic Party has informed the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan that the session will be held for 55 days, ending on December 13th.
IOC decides to add 5 sports including baseball to Los Angeles Olympics
At a general meeting held in India, the IOC (International Olympic Committee) adopted five sports as additional sports for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles: baseball/softball, cricket, lacrosse, squash, and flag football. I decided.
Muslim mother and child attacked in US, boy dies, possibly a hate crime by landlord
On the 14th, a Muslim mother and child were attacked and a 6-year-old boy died in the state of Illinois in the Midwest of the United States. Investigators suspect that the conflict between Israel and the Islamic organization Hamas is related, and have charged the 71-year-old landlord with murder and hate crimes.
Russia “participates in China’s measures to restrict imports of Japanese marine products”
Russia's health authorities announced on the 16th that Russia will participate in China's measures to restrict the import of Japanese seafood, regarding the release of treated water from the Tokyo Electric Power Company's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the ocean. The regulations will be in place until the necessary information, such as the safety of seafood, is provided to Russian health authorities and analyzed.
The former Unification Church criticizes the government's response at a press conference calling it "unfortunate, regrettable and serious situation"
In response to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's request to the Tokyo District Court for an order to disband the church on the 13th of this month regarding the issue surrounding the former Unification Church, the church held a press conference on the 16th and stated, ``It is unfortunate and regrettable that this "A request for a dissolution order is a serious human rights situation," he said, criticizing the government's response.
Shinji Tanimura dies at age 74, with numerous hit songs including “Fuyu no Inazuma” and “Subaru”
Shinji Tanimura, a singer-songwriter who was a leading figure in the music industry for many years and was known for his many hit songs such as "Fuyu no Inazuma" and "Subaru," passed away on the 8th of this month. He was 74 years old.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno: “Government agencies, including the Self-Defense Forces, cannot support specific candidates.”
Regarding Defense Minister Kihara's speech in support of the House of Representatives by-election, in which he said that supporting the Liberal Democratic Party candidate would be rewarding the Self-Defense Forces and other organizations, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno stated that government agencies are politically neutral. , expressed the recognition that it is impossible to support a specific candidate.
Three people transported at Chateraise factory due to carbon dioxide poisoning Yamanashi Hokuto
On the morning of the 16th, three people at the Châteraise factory in Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture, which manufactures Western confectionery, complained of symptoms such as convulsions and were taken to the hospital. According to the police, the details of the circumstances are currently being investigated as it is possible that carbon dioxide poisoning occurred.
Another fourth-year member of the Nihon University American football club was arrested on suspicion of violating the special drug law.
In the case where a male member of Nihon University's American football team was arrested for concealing marijuana and other substances in the student dormitory, the Metropolitan Police Department has newly filed charges against another fourth-year member on suspicion of violating the Drug Special Provisions Act for receiving illegal drugs. It was learned through interviews with investigators that an arrest had been made.
North Korea ``watches every move'' Japan checks, opposes acquisition of US cruise missiles
North Korea objected to Japan's agreement with the US this month to acquire Tomahawk cruise missiles from the US one year early, saying, ``Our military is closely monitoring Japan's every move.'' I took control.
"Johnny's Shop" has closed, some fans have mixed feelings
As the company name of Johnny's Office is being changed due to the issue of Johnny Kitagawa's sexual assault, shops that sell celebrity goods will also close on the 16th. Many fans visited the shop in Nagoya in the morning and expressed their mixed feelings.
“Gold” futures price hits new high due to concerns over Israeli-Palestinian situation
Gold futures prices traded on the Osaka Exchange have hit a new high. As the Israeli-Palestinian situation becomes more tense, there appears to be a growing movement to buy gold as a relatively safe asset.
Palestine Gaza Strip “1 million people forced from their homes” United Nations
As tensions rise over Israel's large-scale ground invasion, the humanitarian crisis in the Palestinian Gaza Strip is worsening, with at least one million people forced to flee their homes, according to the United Nations. Meanwhile, the US State Department announced that Secretary of State Blinken, who is currently visiting the Middle East, will return to Israel on the 16th, and related countries are increasing diplomatic activity regarding the establishment of humanitarian corridors.
10 years after Izu Oshima landslide, search continues for missing people
The 16th marks the 10th anniversary of the Izu Oshima landslide that left 39 people dead and missing, and searches for those still missing are underway on the coast where the sand washed down. .
Akita woman in her 60s injured after being attacked by a bear, damage nationwide at worst pace ever
On the morning of the 16th, in Kazuno City, Akita Prefecture, a woman in her 60s who came to read the electricity meter of a residence was attacked by a bear and suffered facial injuries. This year, 42 people were injured in bear attacks in Akita Prefecture, setting a record high.
Stock price temporarily fell by more than 600 yen
At the beginning of the week, on the 16th, the Tokyo stock market, the Nikkei Stock Average, fell by more than 600 yen. As the Israeli-Palestinian situation becomes more tense, high-tech and other stock prices fell sharply in the New York market last weekend as investors sought to avoid risk due to uncertainty about the future of the world economy. . In response to this trend, sell orders have been gathering for a wide range of stocks in the Tokyo market since the start of trading.
Rugby World Cup South Africa beats hosts France to advance to semi-finals
In the last match of the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup in France, defending champions South Africa defeated the hosts, France, 29-28, advancing to the semifinals for the third time in a row.
90% of expressway bridges requiring seismic reinforcement are incomplete
The Board of Audit investigated the status of construction work on bridges that require seismic reinforcement among the expressways managed by four expressway companies, and found that 90% of the work had not been completed as of the end of last fiscal year.
[Updated from time to time] Israeli Prime Minister strongly hints at large-scale ground invasion of Gaza Strip
At the first cabinet meeting of the emergency government formed in response to the attack, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, ``We are ready to exterminate this monster,'' and strongly hinted at a large-scale ground invasion of the Gaza Strip. Did. Meanwhile, the humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip in Palestine is worsening, with medical facilities suffering significant damage, and as the number of civilian casualties continues to rise, there are concerns that the damage will further spread. *We will update you on the developments on the 16th (Japan time).
600 days since Russia's military invasion of Ukraine began
The 16th marks 600 days since Russia began its military invasion of Ukraine. While Russian President Vladimir Putin has claimed that ``the Ukrainian military's reverse offensive has completely failed,'' he has emphasized that the Ukrainian military has exhausted the Russian military on all fronts, and fierce offensives and defensive battles continue. It seems that.
Labor shortage is becoming more serious in the security industry as well Drone development and robot utilization
Labor shortages are becoming more and more serious in the security industry. Major security companies are focusing on developing technology that utilizes drones and robots, and their adoption is likely to expand.
10 years since the Izu Oshima landslide that left 39 dead and missing
The 16th marks 10 years since the Izu Oshima landslide that left 39 people dead and missing. On the island, a memorial service will be held in a park built on the site of the landslide, attended by bereaved families and others.
England beat Fiji in Rugby World Cup, advancing to second consecutive semi-final
In the quarter-finals of the Rugby World Cup in France, England vs. Fiji, England won 30-24, advancing to the semi-finals for the second consecutive tournament.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi: ``Israel's actions exceed the scope of self-defense''
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi held a series of phone calls with the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Iran amid rising tensions over the Palestinian Gaza Strip. Foreign Minister Wang criticized Israel, saying, ``Israel's actions go beyond the scope of self-defense.''