Israeli cabinet minister says ``dropping nuclear weapons is an option'' on Gaza Strip, criticized by prime minister
When asked in a radio interview whether a nuclear bomb should be dropped on the Palestinian Gaza Strip, an Israeli cabinet minister said, ``It's one of the options,'' which drew criticism from within Israel.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto's team approves his challenge to the Major Leagues through posting system
Orix, which has won three consecutive championships in the Pacific League, announced that it has approved ace pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto's desire to play in the Major Leagues using the posting system, which he has long desired.
President Zelenskiy expresses a sense of crisis over the decline in international community interest in his country
On the 4th, President Zelenskiy of Ukraine expressed a sense of crisis, noting that the international community's interest in Ukraine has declined due to the Israeli-Palestinian situation, stating, ``This is one of Russia's goals,'' and called for support from the international community. He emphasized that he would like to take this opportunity to overcome the current situation.
On the last day of the three-day holiday, traffic jams on expressways across the country exceed 37 km (as of 6 p.m.)
On the 5th, the last day of the three-day weekend, expressways are crowded and traffic jams are occurring in various places.
Former Prime Minister Naoto Kan officially announces that he will not run for the next House of Representatives election.
On the 5th, former Prime Minister Naoto Kan of the Constitutional Democratic Party held a press conference in Musashino City, Tokyo, and officially announced that he will not run for the next House of Representatives election.
Israeli military urges residents of Gaza Strip to evacuate for second consecutive day
The Israeli military, which continues its military operations in the Gaza Strip, has intensified its offensive against the Islamic organization Hamas with heavy airstrikes and ground forces attacks, and for the second day in a row has called on residents of the area to evacuate to the south. On the night of the 4th, a refugee camp in the Gaza Strip was attacked, reportedly killing more than 40 people, and the number of civilian casualties continues to rise.
Japan Series Game 7: Hanshin or Orix, who is the best in Japan [18:30~]
“If we win, we will be the best in Japan.” Game 7 of the professional baseball Japan Series will be held at Kyocera Dome Osaka from 6:30 p.m. Hanshin, aiming to be number one in Japan for the first time in 38 years, and Orix, aiming for the top spot for the second year in a row, both have a record of 3 wins and 3 losses, making it a battle for number one in Japan. Both teams are expected to play an all-out battle. The starting lineups for both teams have been announced, and the changes from Game 6 are that Hanshin has appointed Haraguchi as the designated hitter, and Orix has replaced two fielders. The starting pitchers are Daiya Miyagi for Orix and Akihiro Aoyagi for Hanshin. We will provide you with the latest information on the match. --- 123 456 789 Total HE Hanshin 000 Ori 000.
Prime Minister Kishida: Israel and Palestine “We will do our best to calm the situation”
Regarding the Israeli-Palestinian situation, Prime Minister Kishida expressed his expectations for discussions at the G7 Foreign Ministers' Meeting to be held in Tokyo from the 7th, and expressed Japan's intention to do its best to calm the situation and improve the humanitarian situation. I showed it.
Atmospheric instability is expected over a wide area of western and northern Japan into the 7th.
Due to the effects of the low pressure system accompanying the front, atmospheric conditions are expected to become unstable over a wide area from western Japan to northern Japan until the 7th. We urge you to be careful.
China's domestic demand is sluggish; a large-scale international trade fair opens in Shanghai
A large-scale international trade fair featuring imported products has begun in Shanghai, China. China wants to promote its open market, but imports continue to decline due to stagnation in domestic demand, and companies' attitudes toward the Chinese market are attracting attention.
Baseball will be revived at the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics, Hideki Matsui ``It's wonderful''
Hideki Matsui, who played for the Giants of professional baseball and the Yankees of Major League Baseball, opened a baseball school in Tokyo and said of the return of baseball as an additional sport at the Los Angeles Olympics in the summer of 2028, saying, ``I'm personally happy and it's great for baseball. I think that's the case.''
Prime Minister Kishida returns home after completing dates in the Philippines and Malaysia
Prime Minister Kishida, who had been visiting the Philippines and Malaysia, returned to Japan on the afternoon of the 5th, Japan time, after completing a series of dates including a summit meeting.
All-Japan University Ekiden: Komazawa University wins 4th consecutive tournament, clinching triple crown for 2nd consecutive season
The All-Japan University Ekiden, one of the three major university relay races, was held, and Komazawa University, which came first in the first section, continued to extend its lead to the finish, winning the tournament for the fourth time in a row. Komazawa University, which won the Triple Crown of University Ekiden last season, also won the Izumo All-Japan Collegiate Ekiden in October, making it their second straight season to win the Triple Crown.
Sumo: Takakeisho aims to win consecutive championships Sumo stable through practice
Ahead of the first day of the Sumo Kyushu Tournament, which will be held on the 12th of this month, the combined practice of the Nishonoseki Ichimon will be held in Fukuoka City for the first time in three years, and Ozeki Takakeisho, who aims to win the Sumo Tournament for the second time in a row, will show a stable sumo content. I did.
The 5th is “Tsunami Disaster Prevention Day” Evacuation drill assuming a Nankai Trough mega-earthquake
The 5th is Tsunami Disaster Prevention Day, which was established in response to the Great East Japan Earthquake. A training exercise was held at a shopping district in Kochi City, simulating the occurrence of a Nankai Trough mega-earthquake, and participants reviewed evacuation procedures.
Six months after the earthquake in the Noto region, 60% of emergency repairs to homes have been completed
Five days marks six months since an earthquake with a seismic intensity of 6+ was observed in the Noto region of Ishikawa Prefecture in May this year. In Suzu City, emergency repairs are continuing for damaged houses, but only 60% of the housing applications have been completed, and the question is how far construction can proceed before winter.
North Korea announces November 18th as "Missile Industry Day"
North Korea announced that it has designated November 18, the anniversary of the successful test launch of a new type of ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) last year, as ``Missile Industry Day.''
Princess Kako visits Machu Picchu, a world heritage site in Peru
Princess Yoshiko, the second daughter of Prince and Princess Akishino, was on an official visit to Peru in South America, and visited Machu Picchu, a ruin from the Inca era that is registered as a World Heritage Site.
The Japan Series will be the decisive battle tonight, with fans of both teams hoping for a win. Expectations are high.
In the Japan Series, a professional baseball game between Hanshin and Orix in the Kansai region, the team that wins Game 7 on the night of the 5th will become the best in Japan. In the shopping streets where each team is rooting for their team, expectations are high as fans hope for victory.
JR Yokohama Line: Operation suspended on entire line, impact of fatal accident
The JR Yokohama Line has suspended operation on the entire line between Higashi-Kanagawa Station in Yokohama and Hachioji Station in Tokyo due to an accident that occurred around 11:30 a.m.
Prime Minister Kishida holds summit meeting with Malaysian Prime Minister to confirm strengthening of cooperation in security field
Prime Minister Kishida, who is visiting Malaysia, is holding a summit meeting with Prime Minister Anwar. With China in mind as it strengthens its maritime expansion, the two countries are expected to confirm that they will strengthen cooperation in the security field, including promoting dialogue between the foreign and defense authorities of both countries.
Video released showing Hamas destroying tank; Israel calls for evacuation again
The Islamic organization Hamas, which effectively controls the Gaza Strip, released a video showing its fighters destroying tanks and other objects with close-range attacks, in an effort to keep the Israeli army from tightening its siege on Gaza City. Meanwhile, the Israeli military has been calling on residents of the Gaza Strip for two consecutive days to evacuate to the south after setting routes and times, but it is unclear how many residents will comply.
Two bodies found in house fire - family members of this house, Kanagawa Minamiashigara
Early on the morning of the 5th, a fire broke out at a house in Minamiashigara City, Kanagawa Prefecture, and two people were found dead in the ashes, and three others were taken to the hospital with burns. Police believe that both may be family members living in this residence, and are currently investigating.
Western authorities open talks on possibility of cease-fire negotiations with Ukraine?
As Russia continued its invasion of Ukraine, American media reported that Western officials had approached Ukraine to discuss the possibility of negotiating a ceasefire with Russia. Meanwhile, Russia has stepped up its offensive in the east, emphasizing its stance of continuing military invasions.
Elon Musk “AI developed by new company will be provided to some soon”
American entrepreneur Elon Musk has announced that he will soon provide AI (artificial intelligence) developed by his new company ``xAI'' to some companies. It is believed that the aim is to compete with the companies that developed Generative AI and ChatGPT.
One year until the US presidential election, views on Biden and Trump campaigns expand
In five days, it will be one year until the US presidential election. So far, there is a widespread view that the election will be between Democratic President Biden, who is seeking re-election, and former Republican President Trump, who is seeking a comeback, and if the two were to compete, their nationwide support ratings would be almost even. I am.
Figure GP Series France Tournament Men's Single Yuma Kagiyama 3rd place
The third round of the Grand Prix series of figure skating, the French competition, was held in the second half of the men's singles free skate, and Yuma Kagiyama, who is making a comeback from an injury, finished in third place, his first podium in two seasons in the Grand Prix series.
The body found in the mountains of southern Hokkaido is a Hakodate university student, possibly attacked by a bear
On the 2nd of this month, the body found in a mountain straddling Fukushima town in southern Hokkaido was found to be that of a 22-year-old male university student from Hakodate. Police are investigating the possibility that the bear that injured two men who were climbing on the same mountain may have attacked them.
[Updated from time to time] Israel “Hamas fires on soldiers securing evacuation route”
While the Israeli army intensified its offensive into the northern Gaza Strip, it once again called on residents to evacuate to the south within three hours, with designated routes. However, the Islamic group Hamas has been strongly accused of shelling Israeli soldiers who were trying to secure the route and obstructing their evacuation. *We will keep you updated on developments related to Israel and Palestine on November 5th (Japan time).
Mr. Kakizawa's side The cash that he tried to give to the ward councilor “The amount differs depending on the faction etc.”
The Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office's Special Investigation Department is investigating the matter for suspected violations of the Public Offices Election Act.Ahead of April's mayoral election in Koto Ward, Tokyo, members of the House of Representatives Miyo Kakizawa, who are based in this area, are investigating at least a dozen wards. Interviews with people involved revealed that they were trying to give different amounts of cash to members of Congress depending on their faction. Councilor Kakizawa said, ``This was a campaign visit for the ward assembly election held at the same time, and does not amount to bribery for the ward mayor election.''
“Special mechanism behind the symptoms of hay fever that appear immediately in the eyes” Juntendo University
A group from Juntendo University discovered in mice that the reason hay fever symptoms appear so quickly in the eyes, which are supposed to be protected by mucous membranes, appears to be due to a special mechanism that reacts to pollen shells and quickly takes in allergens. This was discovered through experiments, and is attracting attention as a result that could lead to the development of new treatments for hay fever.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto, an ace who lived up to his trust, achieved his first victory with a new record in the Japan Series
``It all depended on Yoshinobu.'' Orix manager Satoshi Nakajima entrusted everything to his ace, who conceded seven goals in the first game. Pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto responded to that trust by setting a new Japan Series record by striking out 14 times, resulting in a huge victory for both the team and himself.
Women's figure figure competition in France Rion Sumiyoshi succeeds in quadruple toe loop and takes 3rd place
20-year-old Rion Sumiyoshi achieved a quadruple toe loop in the women's singles competition at the third round of the Grand Prix Figure Skating Series in France, becoming the first Japanese skater to do so in an international competition and placed third.