More than 10,000 deaths in Gaza Strip, more than 40% of them children, health authorities say
Health authorities in the Gaza Strip announced on the 6th that the death toll in the Gaza Strip since the 7th of last month has risen to 10,022 due to a series of clashes between Israel and the Islamic organization Hamas. Of these, 4,104 people, or more than 40%, are children. At least 1,400 people died on the Israeli side, and more than 11,000 on both sides.
Mitsuko Miyagawa appointed as new Supreme Court judge “makes fair and reasonable decisions”
Mitsuko Miyagawa, a former lawyer, was appointed as a new judge of the Supreme Court, and expressed her aspirations, saying, ``I want to listen to a variety of opinions and strive to make fair and reasonable decisions.''
Chofu, Tokyo Ground repair work near air bubbles on river water surface temporarily suspended
Earlier this month, it was confirmed that bubbles were appearing on the water surface of a river flowing through a residential area in Chofu City, Tokyo, and the expressway company that was near the site was repairing the loose ground caused by an underground tunnel accident. We have decided to temporarily suspend the operation and conduct a survey of water quality, etc.
Haruo Wako, a former member of the Japanese Red Army, dies in prison while serving his sentence.
Haruo Wako, a former member of the Japanese Red Army who was sentenced to life in prison for his involvement in the embassy siege in The Hague, Netherlands, about 50 years ago, died in prison after serving his sentence for four days.
Approximately 570 takeoffs and landings of fighter jets, etc. from the Chinese Navy aircraft carrier “Shandong” sailed to the South China Sea
The Ministry of Defense announced that the Chinese Navy's aircraft carrier ``Shandong'', which had been sailing in the Pacific Ocean south of Japan since late last month, sailed toward the South China Sea on the 6th. As of the 5th, fighter jets and other aircraft had taken off and landed about 570 times on the aircraft carrier, and the Ministry of Defense is continuing to monitor and monitor the situation.
Four unqualified athletes participated in a corporate track and field tournament, one of whom made a false application
In a track and field tournament held this September involving top athletes from corporate teams, four athletes who were not eligible to participate participated, and one of them entered with a false application. This was announced by the Japan Business Association Athletics Federation, which organizes the tournament.
Zengin-Net system failure NTT Data apologizes at press conference to investigate cause
NTT Data, which developed the system, held a press conference regarding the failure of the Zengin-Net (National Bank Fund Settlement Network) remittance system that occurred last month, apologized for the problem, and set up a special team within the company to investigate the cause. announced that it would proceed with the investigation.
Israeli military spokesperson announces that Gaza Strip has been militarily divided into north and south
An Israeli military spokesperson announced that the Gaza Strip had been militarily divided into north and south, saying, ``The Gaza Strip has effectively become North Gaza and South Gaza.'' It is expected that urban fighting will intensify in the central city of Gaza, which has already been under siege, and there are concerns that the number of casualties will increase further.
Nobel Peace Prize winners hold lecture to protest civilian casualties in military conflicts
An event was held in Tokyo in which five Nobel Peace Prize winners gave guest lectures on the theme of realizing a peaceful world without war.Many civilians have been killed in the military conflict between Israel and the Islamic organization Hamas. There were many voices of protest.
President Zelensky: Situation on the front line: “I don’t think we are at a stalemate.”
President Zelenskiy of Ukraine, who is continuing the offensive, responded to an interview with the American media and stated that he did not think that the situation on the front line was reaching a stalemate, and added that as winter approaches, he is planning to use additional military equipment such as air defense systems and unmanned aerial vehicles. I asked for assistance.
Miyazaki Prefectural Police suspects destruction of evidence; defendant's lawyer files complaint
Three years ago, a lawyer for a defendant accused of murdering a man he knew in Miyazaki City held a press conference, stating that police suspected the defendant had tampered with data recorded on an SD card and destroyed evidence favorable to the defendant. It has been announced that a complaint has been filed with the Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office. Miyazaki Prefectural Police Headquarters commented, ``We are not aware of the contents of the conference, but there is no evidence of falsification.''
Five Chinese defendants arrested and indicted for allegedly purchasing Shinkansen tickets illegally
Five Chinese defendants were arrested and indicted for allegedly using someone else's credit card information to fraudulently purchase approximately 140 million yen worth of Shinkansen tickets. The police are determined to uncover the group's actual situation since they were selling it to gift certificate shops.
KyoAni Trial: Prosecution and defense at odds over liability; interim arguments/arguments
In the Kyoto Animation arson murder trial, prosecutors argued in their interlocutory argument that Shinji Aoba was fully responsible, understanding that it was a crime and acting in a planned manner. Did. On the other hand, the defense attorney, who maintains his innocence, stated in interlocutory argument that ``over 10 years of delusional experiences and anger have caused him to lose the ability to distinguish between right and wrong and to control his actions.''
Documents containing personal information of over 300 students lost by Tokyo metropolitan high school teacher
Last month, it was discovered that a teacher at a metropolitan high school who was on a school trip had lost documents containing personal information such as the names and mobile phone numbers of over 300 students.
Number of influenza patients: 19.68 per medical institution, increased from the previous week
The influenza epidemic continues. The number of influenza patients reported by medical institutions nationwide in the week ending on the 29th of last month was 19.68 per medical institution, an increase from the previous week.
Deer “abuse” at Nara Park Prefectural investigation results: “Facility environment is inappropriate”
Nara Prefecture's investigation found that the environment at the facility was inappropriate, as it has been pointed out that the group that protects the deer in Nara Park is not providing enough food to the deer kept inside the facility. has been announced.
Hanshin manager Okada reports to the owner that he is number one in Japan for the first time in 38 years
Professional baseball team manager Akifu Okada of Hanshin announced to owner Takehiro Sugiyama that he had achieved the number one title in Japan for the first time in 38 years, saying, ``I am truly grateful to have received so much support.I hope the fans will also be able to soak in the afterglow of the victory and have a good rest.'' I want it," he said, expressing his gratitude.
Bank of Japan Governor Ueda: 2% price stability target: “The probability of achieving it is gradually increasing”
On the 6th, Bank of Japan Governor Ueda gave a speech at a meeting with local business organizations held in Nagoya, and expressed his recognition that the 2% price stability target is "more likely to be achieved". However, he pointed out that there was still a high level of uncertainty, and that it was necessary to carefully confirm whether the virtuous cycle between wages and prices would strengthen.
Saitama Warabi Post office at the scene of the barricade incident resumes all operations for the first time in 6 days
On the 31st of last month, the post office in Warabi City, Saitama Prefecture, where an 86-year-old suspect took hostages and barricaded himself inside the post office, resumed all operations on the 6th for the first time in six days.
Shosha financial results: “Yen depreciation exceeds expectations” Final profit continues to be revised upwards
Major trading companies have repeatedly revised their final profits for the current fiscal year upward, citing that the yen's depreciation has progressed more than originally expected.
UA Zensen's policy for next year's spring labor union to demand a wage increase "based on 6%"
UA Zensen, a union formed by labor unions in the textile and distribution industries, has announced that it will seek a 6% wage increase, including regular wage increases, in preparation for next year's spring labor union. We hope to accelerate the trend of sustainable wage increases at a level that exceeds the ``5% or more'' policy of our member federations.
Orix Yoshinobu Yamamoto challenges to the Major Leagues, US media reports breaking news one after another
After Orix, a professional baseball team, confirmed pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto's challenge to the major leagues, American media outlets also covered the topic in breaking news on the 5th. Many media outlets have ranked Yamamoto in second place behind Shohei Otani in their rankings of players who are rumored to be transferring this off-season, and there is already growing interest in the United States.
Russia announces “successful test launch of SLBM from the latest strategic nuclear submarine”
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced on the 5th that it successfully conducted a test launch of the SLBM (submarine-launched ballistic missile) Bulava from the latest strategic nuclear submarine, Alexander III. The missile was said to have been fired from northwestern Russia and hit a target on the Kamchatka Peninsula in the far east.
Prime Minister Kishida requests cooperation for early passage of supplementary budget bill, “Implement it as soon as possible”
Regarding the new economic measures decided last week in response to rising prices, Prime Minister Kishida stated at the government and ruling party liaison meeting on the 6th that it is important to implement them as soon as possible for the sake of the people, and proposed a supplementary budget proposal to support them. We asked for cooperation in the early establishment of the
All evacuation orders for Fukushima designated reconstruction and revitalization base areas to be lifted on November 30th
Among the difficult-to-return areas in Tomioka Town, Fukushima Prefecture, where evacuation orders have been issued for 12 years due to the accident at TEPCO's Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, the remaining areas are in areas where the national government has taken the lead in decontamination. Evacuation orders for prefectural roads and cemeteries will be lifted on the 30th of this month.
New Japan-U.S.-Korea ``Cyber Consultative Body'' to be established to counter North Korean threats
Japan, the United States, and South Korea have decided to establish a new high-level "Cyber Consultative Body" to counter the threat of cyberattacks, which are believed to be the main source of funding for North Korea's nuclear and missile development. .
Chief Cabinet Secretary on fake videos “Government dissemination of false information should not be done”
Regarding the spread of a fake video on social media that appears to have reproduced Prime Minister Kishida's voice using generative AI, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno stated that disseminating false government information damages the foundations of democracy. I have always pointed out that this should not be done.
Princess Kako inspects ruins in Cusco, the capital of the Inca Empire, and also holds a welcome event
Princess Yoshiko, the second daughter of Prince and Princess Akishino, is on an official visit to Peru in South America, and after touring ruins in the southern city of Cusco, which was once the capital of the Inca Empire, she attended a welcome event.
From Hanshin Nippon Ichi to dawn, department store sales, and other developments in Kansai
Hanshin won Game 7 of the Professional Baseball Japan Series, clinching the title in Japan for the first time in 38 years. On the 6th, a sale commemorating Japan's No. 1 began at a department store in Osaka, and the movement to celebrate Japan's No. 1 began spreading throughout the Kansai region, with many shoppers flocking to the store as soon as the store opened.
Rain intensifies mainly in western Japan; atmospheric instability expected to continue into tomorrow
Due to the effects of the developing low pressure system and front, the rain is increasing mainly in western Japan, with heavy rain falling in Shikoku, and winds are also increasing mainly in the coastal areas on the Sea of Japan side. The extremely unstable atmosphere is expected to continue into the 7th, and the Japan Meteorological Agency is warning people to be careful of strong winds and high waves, as well as lightning strikes, violent gusts such as tornadoes, and heavy rain.
Prime Minister Netanyahu: ``There can be no ceasefire without the release of hostages''
As heavy airstrikes by the Israeli military continue in the Palestinian Gaza Strip, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stated, ``There can be no ceasefire without the release of the hostages,'' and emphasized that he has no plans to ease up on attacks at this time. Meanwhile, during his visit to Iraq, US Secretary of State Blinken reiterated his view that a moratorium on fighting for humanitarian purposes is needed.
Yamato HD's first cargo plane arrives at Narita Airport
Amid concerns about a shortage of truck drivers, major delivery company Yamato Holdings will partner with Japan Airlines to begin operating its own cargo planes next year, with the first plane arriving at Narita Airport on the 6th. Did.
National Museum of Nature and Science collects over 900 million yen in crowdfunding; director holds press conference
The National Museum of Nature and Science held a press conference on the 6th regarding crowdfunding, which it has been conducting since August to manage the largest specimen in Japan in its collection, and raised over 900 million yen, far exceeding the target amount. He expressed his gratitude to the museum and clarified his plans for future use, including construction costs to expand the storage space and further enriching the collection.
Softbank Takahashi and Izumi complete exchange trade with Giant Walker
In professional baseball, a 2-for-1 exchange trade between Softbank pitcher Rei Takahashi and pitcher Keisuke Izumi and Giants player Adam Walker has been completed, announced by both teams.
Bank of Japan September Monetary Policy Meeting Minutes “Some points were made with an eye to the future”
The Bank of Japan decided to maintain large-scale monetary easing measures at its monetary policy meeting in September, and has published the minutes of the meeting. Policy committee members agreed that the situation has not yet reached a point where it is foreseeable that the price target will be achieved, but some pointed out that it is important to communicate with the market and society in anticipation of future policy revisions. .
Man in his 40s injured after being attacked by a bear in the mountain behind his home in Shibata, Niigata
On the morning of the 6th, a man in his 40s was attacked by a bear in the mountain behind his home in Shibata City, Niigata Prefecture, and his face and back were scratched and injured, and he is being treated at a hospital. After the bear attacked the man, he disappeared, so police and the city are asking for caution.
Massage parlor owner arrested for indecent acts during treatment in Meguro, Tokyo
The owner of a massage parlor in Meguro, Tokyo, was arrested on suspicion of semi-forced indecency for allegedly touching the breasts of a woman in her 20s during a massage. In response to the investigation, he has denied the charges.
Nikkei average stock price rises by more than 600 yen due to price rise in NY market
At the beginning of the week, the Tokyo stock market on the 6th, the Nikkei average stock price rose by more than 600 yen. Last month's U.S. employment statistics released on the 3rd showed that the growth in the number of employed people was lower than market expectations, easing concerns about further interest rate hikes and causing stock prices to rise in the New York market. In response, buy orders spread across a wide range of stocks in the Tokyo market immediately after trading began.
Japanese staff of Médecins Sans Frontières evacuated from Gaza Strip return home
Maiko Shirane, who works in the Gaza Strip as a member of the international NGO Doctors Without Borders and evacuated to Egypt following the conflict between Israel and the Islamic organization Hamas, arrived at Haneda Airport on the evening of the 5th and responded to an interview with the press. .
Many private forecasts predict a negative GDP growth rate from July to September
This year's GDP (gross domestic product) from July to September will be announced on November 15th. According to private sector forecasts, there are many views that the growth rate will be negative due to factors such as sluggish growth in personal consumption due to high prices and sluggish corporate capital investment.
Bodies of two men and women found in house and storage room; possibility of incident in Sakura, Chiba
On the night of the 5th, a woman was found collapsed in a house in Sakura City, Chiba Prefecture, and her death was confirmed at a hospital. In addition, one man's body was found in a storage room on the premises of the scene, and the police are considering the possibility of an incident and will investigate the cause of death and detailed circumstances of the two men.
[Updated from time to time] Top Hamas official visits Iran and meets with Ayatollah Khamenei
He visited Iran, backed by Hamas's top official Haniyeh, and met with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei, where they exchanged opinions regarding the situation in the Gaza Strip. This is the first time that a face-to-face meeting between the top leaders of Iran and Hamas has been announced since the series of clashes began, and it appears to be aimed at reaffirming the unity between the two sides. Meanwhile, US Secretary of State Blinken, who has been touring the Middle East and other countries, visited Iraq on the 5th without prior notice. *We will keep you updated on developments related to Israel and Palestine on November 6th (Japan time).
Hanshin Nippon No. 1 Bath ``Finally second time'' Yoshio Yoshida ``Stunning''
Hanshin, a professional baseball team, has been the best in Japan for the first time in 38 years, and congratulations have been received from alumni. Randy Barth (69), who last won the Triple Crown 38 years ago and helped the team become the team's first No. 1 in Japan, said, ``I'm very happy to finally be No. 1 in Japan for the second time.The fans have also been waiting for this for 38 years.'' "I think so," he said happily. Furthermore, Yoshio Yoshida, who was the coach when they became number one in Japan last time, praised the team, saying, ``It was a wonderful victory that was the culmination of a year.''
The former Unification Church's policy calls for a system to be entrusted to the state for "funds for damage compensation"
As the issue surrounding the former Unification Church is being debated in the Diet, including legislation to prevent the transfer of the church's assets, the church has announced that it will provide up to 10 billion yen to compensate former members who have complained of damage. In an interview with the cult, we learned that they plan to make a request to the government to establish a system soon, saying that they want to entrust their rights to the government.