Prime Minister Kishida will adjust salary increase bill for special posts by returning the increased amount himself
Regarding the bill to increase the salaries of national civil servants in special positions, Prime Minister Kishida has entered into negotiations to return the increased amount, saying that it is necessary to take into account the current situation where the people are suffering from high prices.
Former SoftBank manager arrested on suspicion of 1.2 billion yen fraud based on fictitious business
The Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department has arrested three people, including a former general manager at SoftBank, on suspicion of fraud after soliciting investments and defrauding them of 1.2 billion yen in cash under the guise of a fictitious business by telecommunications giant SoftBank.
Ask Blinken about “humanitarian pause in fighting”
On the 8th, U.S. Secretary of State Blinken gave an exclusive interview to NHK and talked about the future response to the conflict between Israel and Hamas. In it, he said he had "important discussions with the Israeli government" about a humanitarian pause in fighting in the Gaza Strip.
Hovercraft collision accident “Cause was pilot error” No injuries Oita
In order to improve access between Oita Airport in Kunisaki City, Oita Prefecture, and Oita City, a hovercraft that was undergoing pilot training in preparation for its launch this fiscal year was involved in an accident on the morning of the 8th when it collided with a guardrail at the landing area adjacent to the airport. there was. No one was injured, and the operating company stated that the cause was pilot error, and stated that they aim to return to service within this fiscal year, as originally planned.
Chinese President Xi justifies domestic internet restrictions, emphasizes stance to strengthen independent control
An international conference on the Internet was held in China, and President Xi Jinping said, ``We respect each country's Internet development path and management model,'' justifying domestic Internet regulations and emphasizing a stance of strengthening independent control. Did.
“Trading card” prices are soaring, and thefts are occurring one after another using new techniques. How can we prevent it?
"Trading cards", also known as "trading cards", are cards with illustrations or photographs printed on them, and are popular among a wide range of generations as they are collected and enjoyed, or played as competitive games. Due to their rarity, some of these trading cards are worth millions of yen, and they are frequently stolen. Since this year, there has been a series of shocking schemes in which stores are quietly stolen by unlocking the showcase during business hours.
Financial Services Agency considering canceling Big Motor's insurance agency registration
The Financial Services Agency is considering revoking Big Motor's insurance agency registration based on the Insurance Business Law due to the issue of Big Motor fraudulently claiming insurance money by intentionally damaging cars. It has entered.
Prime Minister Kishida held telephone conversation with President Zelenskiy and conveyed continued support?
Prime Minister Kishida had a telephone conversation with President Zelenskiy of Ukraine for approximately 30 minutes starting at 6:00 pm on the 8th. It appears that he reported on the contents of the G7 foreign ministers' meeting and conveyed his intention to continue to unite with the G7 countries in imposing tough sanctions on Russia and providing support to Ukraine.
Bill to raise salaries of special national civil servants begins deliberation at House of Representatives Cabinet Committee
A bill to increase the salaries of national civil servants in special positions began deliberation at the House of Representatives Cabinet Committee on the 8th. A vote is expected to take place on the 10th, but the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan has decided to submit an amended bill, arguing that it is inappropriate to increase the salaries of Prime Minister Kishida and cabinet members while the people are suffering from high prices.
Israeli military spokesperson: ``There is no ceasefire,'' says Israeli military, preparing to intensify offensive in central Gaza City
On the night of the 7th, a spokesperson for the Israeli military, which is invading the Palestinian Gaza Strip, said that over 100 entrances and exits to underground tunnels belonging to Hamas had been destroyed in the first month of the military operation, adding, ``Hamas fighters "They may think there will be a ceasefire eventually, but there is no ceasefire," he said, adding that they are poised to further intensify their offensive toward the center of Gaza City.
The snow on Mt. Fuji disappears in the first days of winter. Did it melt due to the unseasonable heat?
The 8th was the ``first winter'' of the 24 solar terms, so it was winter according to the calendar, but the snow that was seen at the top of Mt. Fuji has disappeared. The Japan Meteorological Agency says that most of the snow appears to have melted due to unseasonably warm weather over the past few days.
US Secretary of State Blinken: ``G7 unity is stronger and more important than ever''
U.S. Secretary of State Blinken, who is visiting Japan, said at a press conference about the G7 foreign ministers' meeting, ``The G7 has demonstrated unprecedented unity of purpose and action. Our free world, our security, and our values are facing severe challenges.'' In the face of these challenges, the unity of the G7 is stronger and more important than ever."
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Homes with ``safe rooms'' put up for sale after a series of robberies
In response to incidents of home break-ins happening in various places, real estate companies in Yokohama City have created new homes equipped with rooms called ``safe rooms'' where people can temporarily escape if they notice an intruder. Ta.
Johnny's issue Request for cross-sectional investigation to media companies Social issue research group
An organization that investigates social issues will conduct a cross-sectional investigation with the cooperation of media companies, citing insufficient verification of the "media silence" that was pointed out as one of the reasons behind Johnny Kitagawa's sexual assault issue. I requested that.
Landowner files suit demanding removal of organized crime group headquarters office building Nishi-Asakusa, Tokyo
The landowner has filed a lawsuit with the Tokyo District Court demanding that the building that houses the headquarters office of Matsubakai, a designated organized crime group, located in Nishi-Asakusa, Taito Ward, Tokyo, pose a danger to surrounding residents and tourists, demanding that the building be removed and the land surrendered. I woke you up.
25 people arrested for suspected fraud at Cambodian base, transferred to Japan and arrested
Police announced on the 8th that the Saitama Prefectural Police Headquarters had obtained arrest warrants for 25 Japanese nationals on suspicion of fraud by making special fraudulent telephone calls to Japan from Cambodia and defrauding them of cash. We are planning to transport him from Cambodia to Japan, arrest him, and investigate the actual situation.
This year's supplementary budget bill: Over 8.8 trillion yen in national debt Adjusted to issue additional amount
The government is currently formulating a supplementary budget for this fiscal year to implement new economic measures centered on measures to combat rising prices, but it plans to issue an additional 8.8 trillion yen in government bonds as a source of funds. I found that it was adjusted.
Fire at Kagoshima department store causes temporary commotion as entire store is evacuated, no injuries
On the afternoon of the 8th, there was a fire at the department store ``Yamagataya'' in Kagoshima City. Although the fire was quickly extinguished and no one was injured, all customers and employees were evacuated outside, and the surrounding area was briefly in turmoil. According to the Kagoshima City Fire Department, shortly after 1:30 p.m. on the 8th, a security guard at the Yamagataya department store in Kanase-cho, Kagoshima City reported that something was burning in the bedding corner on the 5th floor. Firefighters were dispatched and the fire was extinguished in about 30 minutes, and no one was injured.
Support for “business carers” Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry to formulate guidelines for companies within this fiscal year
In order to make it easier for people known as "business carers" who provide nursing care while working to balance work and nursing care, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has decided to compile guidelines for support measures that companies should take within this fiscal year.
Princess Yoshiko makes an official visit to Peru and pays a courtesy visit to President Bolarte
Princess Yoshiko, the second daughter of Prince and Princess Akishino, who is on an official visit to Peru in South America, paid a courtesy visit to President Bolarte in the capital, Lima.
First national tournament in which 78 5-dan soba masters compete to improve their skills Minato-ku, Tokyo
A competition was held in Tokyo's Minato Ward on the 8th, in which amateur soba making masters from all over the country competed.
Ritmin Azumi plans to submit amendment bill to freeze salary increases for Prime Minister Kishida and others
Concerning a bill to increase the salaries of national civil servants in special positions, the Constitutional Democratic Party's National Assembly Committee Chairman Azumi has indicated that he intends to submit an amendment bill to the Diet on the 10th that would freeze the salary increases of Prime Minister Kishida and others. Ta.
Approximately 1.9 trillion yen for semiconductor support The government plans to include it in this year's supplementary budget bill
As the importance of semiconductors increases from the perspective of economic security, the government will spend this fiscal year supporting Taiwanese semiconductor giant TSMC in establishing production bases in the country, including a second factory it is considering in Kumamoto Prefecture. We have decided to include approximately 1.9 trillion yen in the supplementary budget bill.
Bill to raise salaries of special national civil servants “appropriate” Chief Cabinet Secretary
Regarding the bill to raise the salaries of national civil servants in special positions, Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno acknowledged that it is necessary to spread the wage increases to the private sector, and from the perspective of administrative and fiscal reform, the prime minister will receive a 30% salary increase, while cabinet ministers will receive a 30% salary increase. Since 20% of the tax will be returned, he asked for understanding for the early establishment of the tax.
North Korea “South Korea’s leaflet distribution is effectively an act of pre-emptive attack”
In response to South Korea's Constitutional Court ruling that the law prohibiting the sending of leaflets to North Korea is unconstitutional, North Korea issued a statement through its state news agency saying, ``Distributing leaflets is in effect an act of pre-emptive attack.'' I strongly objected.
Liberal Democratic Party Chairman Miyazawa income tax cut “will be implemented once next June”
Regarding the income tax reduction, Liberal Democratic Party tax research research chairman Miyazawa predicted that it would be implemented once in June next year.
Hovercraft hits guardrail, no information on injuries Oita
According to Oita Prefecture, just before 8 a.m. on the 8th, they received a call from the hovercraft operating company saying that a hovercraft appeared to have come into contact with a guardrail at the landing area adjacent to Oita Airport in Kunisaki City, Oita Prefecture.
2nd day of G7 foreign ministers' meeting, discusses situation in Ukraine and China, announces joint statement
The foreign ministers' meeting of the G7 = seven major countries, which is being held in Tokyo, is in its second day, and the situation in Ukraine and China is being discussed. We plan to issue a joint statement on the afternoon of the 8th, and we hope to send out a unified message that includes our response to the situation in the Middle East.
Nissan invests approximately 85 billion yen in new vehicle production in Brazil
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. announced that it will invest approximately 85 billion yen in Brazil, South America, to begin production of new models by 2025, the year after next. Automakers are increasingly trying to expand their market share in Brazil, South America's largest automobile market.
Officers of the company that owns the building are arrested on suspicion of ramming a dump truck into the building's store.
Six people, including executives of the corporation that owns the building and gang members, were arrested for driving a dump truck into a ramen shop located in a multi-tenant building in Tachikawa, Tokyo. At the time, there was a dispute between the ramen shop and the corporation over eviction, and the Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the details.
Israeli Defense Minister: “Ground forces have arrived in the center of Gaza City”; urban warfare in full swing?
On the 7th, Israeli Defense Minister Gallant, who is proceeding with a ground invasion in the Palestinian Gaza Strip, announced that ground forces had reached the center of Gaza City. The Israeli military is preparing to carry out full-scale urban warfare in the center of Gaza City, raising concerns that civilian casualties will increase.
Akita: Man injured in bear attack on residential property, 66 people in the prefecture, record number updated
On the morning of the 8th, a man in his 40s was attacked by a bear on the premises of a residence in Daisen City, Akita Prefecture, and suffered injuries to his face and other areas. The number of people injured in bear attacks this year in Akita Prefecture is now 66, the highest ever.
Iwate Hachimantai Man injured after checking wild boar trap attacked by bear
On the morning of the 8th, a man who was checking wild boar traps in a mountain forest in Hachimantai City, Iwate Prefecture, was attacked by a bear and suffered injuries to his face and other parts. According to police, the injuries do not appear to be life-threatening.
GM meeting begins with greatest interest in Shohei Otani's departure, questions asked one after another
A general manager meeting for general managers from major league teams began on the 7th in Arizona. This year, the departure of Shohei Ohtani, who became a free agent from the Angels, has attracted the most attention, and related questions have been asked one after another.
Three men bleeding from the head, one found near riverbed, one in critical condition, Tokyo Hino
In the early hours of the 8th, three young men were found lying on the ground near a riverbed in Hino City, Tokyo, bleeding from the head, and one of them was in a critical condition, unconscious. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the whereabouts of the two men who fled the scene of the incident.
US emphasizes opposition to Israeli military occupation of Gaza Strip
A senior official from the US White House once again emphasized his stance against Israeli military occupation of the Palestinian Gaza Strip, where the Israeli military is proceeding with a ground invasion after the end of hostilities.
Myanmar military struggles to hold "fair elections" for transition to civilian government, unable to foresee implementation
Eight days marks three years since the general election that triggered the military coup in Myanmar. The military says it will hold "fair elections" in preparation for a transition to civilian rule, but as fighting with pro-democracy forces continues, it is unclear whether the elections will be held.
Rugby Eddie Jones: “Give something back to Japanese rugby”
Eddie Jones, who is resigning as the head coach of the Australian national rugby team, gave an interview to NHK, stating that there has been no offer from Japan to become the next head coach for the Japanese national team, which is currently in the process of being selected, and stated, ``I have no intention of making any offers in the future.'' "Of course I would be interested if there was one. I would like to discuss it," he said, expressing his enthusiasm.
President Biden asks Israeli prime minister to halt fighting for 3 days, US report
As Israel's attacks on the Gaza Strip continue, American media reports that US President Biden has asked Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to suspend hostages for three days in order to free hostages held by the Islamic organization Hamas. I reported it.
Maiko Shirane, Doctors Without Borders “Everyday life can collapse in an instant”
Maiko Shirane, who worked in the Gaza Strip as a member of the international NGO Médecins Sans Frontières and returned to Japan after being evacuated for more than three weeks, said in an interview with NHK, ``The normal daily life can be destroyed in an instant by conflict and war. "I felt that the situation would end," he said, appealing for a ceasefire as soon as possible.
In the shopping district of Moji Ward, Kitakyushu City, sweets baked in molds with a certain portrait are being sold. The model is "Uncle". This sweet is made by a local young group. Why does he have an “uncle” face? [Video is 5 minutes and 6 seconds] (Broadcast on Good Morning Japan on the 8th) *Cannot be viewed on data broadcast.
Tokyo Chofu Ground repair work causes bubbles in nearby river; residents demand investigation into cause
In a residential area in Chofu City, Tokyo, where ground repair work is being carried out in response to a series of cave-ins, bubbles have been observed on the surface of the nearby river, prompting a group of nearby residents to call for advice from the operator. We have sent a letter requesting an investigation into the cause.
Palestinian Prime Minister: “We need a ceasefire as soon as possible” NHK exclusive interview
A month has passed since the conflict between Israel and the Islamic organization Hamas, which effectively controls the Gaza Strip, began, and Prime Minister Shtayeh of the Palestinian Authority told NHK, ``The US call for a temporary cessation of fighting is insufficient. '', calling for a ceasefire as soon as possible.
Israeli government official: ``Pressure is needed to release the hostages'' NHK exclusive interview
A month has passed since the conflict between the Islamic organization Hamas and Israel began, and a senior Israeli government official told NHK that ``pressure is necessary to move forward with negotiations for the release of the hostages,'' calling for a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip. He expressed his intention to move forward and increase pressure on Hamas in order to free the hostages.
Results of privately commissioned gasoline price survey not fully utilized, Board of Audit
An investigation by the Board of Audit has revealed that the results of price monitoring surveys commissioned to private companies are not being fully utilized as a subsidy project to keep gasoline prices down. The Board of Audit points out that there is another investigation conducted by the government, and that that investigation is sufficient to address the issue.
One in four women pregnant through third-party egg donation may die from ``gestational hypertension syndrome''
A group including Mie University has compiled the results of a survey on the actual situation of pregnancy and childbirth through egg donation from a third party. One in four women developed ``hypertension syndrome during pregnancy,'' and in some cases even died, so the group says, ``We need a system that allows for safe pregnancy and childbirth.''
Government cannot accept up to 10 billion yen "special deposit" from former Unification Church
On the 7th, the former Unification Church announced that it would deposit up to 10 billion yen as a ``special deposit'' with the government in the event it becomes necessary to compensate former members. In response, the government states that there is no legal basis for accepting a deposition and that it cannot respond.