Kosuke Hori, former Minister of Education, dies at the age of 89
Kosuke Hori, who served as Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology and chairman of the Liberal Democratic Party's political affairs research committee, passed away on the 4th of this month. He was 89 years old.
US-China summit to be held on the 15th to “discuss global issues”
A senior US government official announced that President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold a summit meeting in the western state of California on the 15th of this month. This will be the first time in a year that the leaders of the United States and China will meet, since last November.
Figure GP Round 4 Rinka Watanabe improves his personal best and ranks 2nd in the first half
The fourth round of the figure skating Grand Prix series in China has begun, and in the short program of the first half of the women's singles, 21-year-old Rinka Watanabe broke her personal best of the season with a performance without any major mistakes and took second place.
Ibaraki Ushiku Couple's body found in house; son arrested on suspicion of possessing knife
According to a report received by the police, the bodies of a husband in his 70s and a wife in her 60s who lived in this house were found in a house in Ushiku City, Ibaraki Prefecture, just after 2pm on the 10th. Meanwhile, the couple's 40-year-old son, who lives in this house, was arrested on suspicion of violating the Firearms and Swords Act for carrying a knife on the street. Police believe that the son may have knowledge of the circumstances surrounding the bodies of his parents, which were found at their home, and are investigating the circumstances in detail.
Johnny Kitagawa's request for the establishment of a law to protect children regarding sexual assault issue
In response to the sexual assault scandal caused by Johnny Kitagawa, an NPO that works to prevent sexual crimes and abuse against children has submitted a request to the government, asking for legislation to protect children from people in powerful positions. Submitted.
Israeli military attacks “Hamas-based hospital” local media reports
As the Israeli military advances its ground invasion into the Palestinian Gaza Strip, multiple local media outlets report that the Israeli military has attacked a hospital claimed to be home to a Hamas stronghold, resulting in casualties. As the humanitarian situation in the Gaza Strip worsens, it has been announced that fighting will be suspended for humanitarian purposes, but it is extremely unclear whether a four-hour daily suspension will lead to an improvement in the humanitarian situation.
Speed skating World Cup women's 1000m Miho Takagi placed 2nd
Japan's first speed skating World Cup in four years opened in Hokkaido on the 10th, and Miho Takagi, the gold medalist in this event at last year's Beijing Olympics, placed second in the women's 1000 meters with a time of 1 minute 14.68 seconds. was.
Takarazuka Revue member dies due to harassment, apologizes and seeks compensation
The 25-year-old Takarazuka Revue member's death was due to long hours of work and harassment from upperclassmen, and the family's lawyer held a press conference and demanded an apology and compensation from the troupe. .
Mexico announces intention to cancel participation in Osaka/Kansai Expo
Mexico, which was scheduled to exhibit its own pavilion at the Osaka/Kansai Expo to be held next year, has informed Japan of its intention to cancel its participation, according to interviews with people involved.
What is this “mysterious” song that has been passed down for almost 70 years only in Wakayama?
Apparently there are songs in Wakayama Prefecture that have been passed down for nearly 70 years and have been passed down through generations. Its name is "Sports Day Song". What kind of song is it? When I looked into it, I found that it was full of local history and feelings for children. (Reporter, Wakayama Broadcasting Station, Hayanobu Mano; Director, Osaka Broadcasting Station, Hitoshi Takayashiki)
Widespread snowfall forecast from the 11th onwards in Hokkaido; requests to change car tires one after another
Snow is forecast to fall over a wide area of Hokkaido from the 11th onwards, and snow is expected to accumulate in places in plain areas such as Sapporo. Many people are trying to get their car tires changed before the snow falls, and car parts stores in Chuo Ward, Sapporo, are receiving a flurry of requests for work, and staff are busy responding to them.
Number of influenza patients continues to increase 21.13 per medical institution
Regarding influenza, the number of influenza patients reported by medical institutions nationwide in the week ending November 5 was 21.13 per medical institution, an increase from the previous week.
Maximum of 5 people from Hanshin, the best team in Japan
The Golden Glove Award, which is given to players with outstanding defense in professional baseball, has been announced, and five people from Hanshin, which became the best in Japan for the first time in 38 years, won the award, including outfielder Koji Chikamoto. .
Making war real with digital technology: What the University of Tokyo professor and students want to deliver
Fighting continues in many places, with civilian casualties. The conflict between Israel and the Islamic organization Hamas has been going on for over a month, and Russia's invasion of Ukraine has been going on for 1 year and 8 months, but the future of both countries remains uncertain. On the other hand, in Japan, the number of generations who have experienced war is decreasing. Students at the University of Tokyo are using the latest digital technology to convey the memories of war to the next generation. (News LIVE! Yu 5:00 Director Michi Kei)
Sushiro operating company's final profit more than doubled from last year due to strong overseas stores
The operating companies of the major conveyor belt sushi chain "Sushiro" and other companies have reported that their final profits for the year ending September were more than double that of the previous year due to the strong performance of overseas stores such as Taiwan and Hong Kong. increased to.
Princess Kako returns from official visit to Peru
Princess Yoshiko, the second daughter of Prince Akishino and his wife, returned to Peru on the afternoon of the 10th, during an official visit to Peru in South America, which marked the 150th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Japan.
Tennis Naomi Osaka returns to Australian tour tournament starting in December this year
Tournament organizers have announced on their official website that tennis player Naomi Osaka will be making a comeback at a tour tournament to be held in Australia from December this year to January next year.
Government Cabinet approves this year's supplementary budget bill General account total: 13,199.2 billion yen
The government has approved a supplementary budget for this fiscal year, with a total general account budget of over 13.1 trillion yen, as support for new economic measures centered on responding to rising prices. More than 8.8 trillion yen, nearly 70% of the financial resources, will be covered by additional government bond issuance.
Yuya Osako ``Winning the championship rather than being the top scorer'' Vissel Kobe on his way to first J1 victory
``I want to win. We absolutely have to win this year,'' said Yuya Osako (33), who leads Vissel Kobe in its 27th year of participation in the J League. The absolute ace who has been at the top of the scoring list so far is determined to win his first J1 title for the future of his team. (Osaka Broadcasting Station reporter Tsukasa Yamauchi)
“School lunches etc. suspended” affecting 64 schools in 13 prefectures Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
The Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology investigated the issue in which a company in Hiroshima city stopped providing meals to schools and dormitories across the country, and found that 64 schools in 13 prefectures were affected. To prevent a similar situation from occurring, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology plans to notify the entire country that when selecting a business operator, it will consider business stability in addition to price.
Management of nursing care providers, special nursing homes, etc. are in the red, Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare survey
According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare's investigation into the business status of nursing care providers, the profit margins of businesses providing nursing care services in facilities such as special nursing homes decreased last year due to rising costs due to soaring utility bills. This is the first time we have been in the red since we started.
150 people nationwide will be selected as “Modern Master Craftsmen” this year
150 people across the country have been selected as ``Modern Master Craftsmen'' with outstanding skills in a wide range of fields, from traditional crafts to cutting-edge technology.
State Minister of Finance Kanda: ``I would like to refrain from mentioning'' the issue of tax arrears
State Minister of Finance Kanda apologized once again during a Diet session on the 10th regarding his past tax arrears, and indicated that he would make a report after examining the facts. I just said, ``I want to do it.''
``Nishikigoi'' ``Chinese side has not proceeded with procedures and exports have been suspended'' Agriculture Minister Miyashita
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Miyashita announced that exports of Nishikigoi, which are popular in China as ornamentals, have been suspended from this month because the Chinese side has not proceeded with the necessary procedures.
Local people commemorate Ken Takakura's death anniversary by placing a flower stand at the filming location in Hokkaido
On the 10th, nine years since the death of actor Ken Takakura, a flower stand was set up in the town of Minamifurano in Hokkaido, where the movie he appeared in was filmed, and local people who helped with the filming commemorated Takakura.
Akita Kazuno man injured in bear attack, 67 people in the prefecture, worst damage ever
On the morning of the 10th, a man in his 40s who was surveying in Kazuno City, Akita Prefecture, was attacked by a bear and injured his left arm. This brings the number of people injured in bear attacks to 67 in the prefecture this year, making it the worst toll ever.
The highest number of children with "congenital syphilis" - 32 as of October 4th
As of the 4th of last month, the number of children diagnosed with ``congenital syphilis'', which is transmitted from mother to child by pregnant women infected with syphilis, was 32, the highest since statistics began being kept in the current form. I learned this from a summary by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases.
Hiroyuki Hosoda, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, dies at age 79
Hiroyuki Hosoda of the Liberal Democratic Party, who resigned as Speaker of the House of Representatives last month due to poor health, has passed away. He was 79 years old.
Major League Baseball GM meeting suddenly canceled as participants continue to feel unwell
On the 9th, the general manager meeting of the general managers of major league teams was hurriedly canceled after a number of participants complained of feeling unwell.
Western to Northern Japan: Very unstable atmosphere. Be careful of strong wind gusts and rain.
The atmospheric conditions are extremely unstable from western Japan to northern Japan due to the effects of fronts and low pressure systems. The unstable atmosphere is expected to continue in western and northern Japan on the 10th and into the early hours of the 11th in eastern Japan, and the Japan Meteorological Agency advises caution against lightning, tornadoes, strong gusts, hail, and localized extremely heavy rain. I'm calling.
Robbery in Yokohama: Woman tied up and fleeing in car? Investigation into connection with another incident
Investigators learned from an interview that the three men who broke into a house in Yokohama on the 9th are suspected of tying up a woman who was inside the house and stealing her precious metals before fleeing in a car. I did. Meanwhile, it has been newly learned that an attempted robbery occurred at another house approximately 2 kilometers away from the scene about 6 hours later, and police are investigating the matter.
Shogi "Ryuo Match" 4th game: Will Fujii defend his 8th crown? Will Ito 7-dan hold on?
The 4th game of the 7th game of "Ryuo-sen", the highest of the eight major shogi titles, begins in Hokkaido, and Sota Fujii (21) will win and defend his fourth title this year, or will it be his first title match in the same year? All eyes will be on whether the challenger, Takumi Ito, 7-dan (21), will show his tenacity with one win.
Sumo Asanoyama Kyushu tournament closed from the first day due to left leg injury
Asanoyama, an experienced Ozeki sumo wrestler who was ranked back to Maegashira first in the Kyushu tournament starting on the 12th, will be absent from the first day due to an injury to his left foot.
Smartphone payment service fictitious transaction: Did you aim for a period with a high return rate?
In a case in which the representative of a company in Tokyo was arrested for allegedly defrauding 170 million yen worth of points by pretending to have purchased products through the smartphone payment service "au PAY," the representative said that up to 25% of the points were defrauded. An interview with the Metropolitan Police Department revealed that it appears that many purchasers were concentrated during the period of the campaign where the money was returned.
US military continues to bomb Iranian-related facilities ``in self-defense'' against troops stationed there
The US military bombed Iranian-affiliated facilities in eastern Syria on the 8th, in response to repeated attacks on troops stationed in Syria and Iraq by Iranian-backed forces, but the attacks have continued since then. The situation continues to be unstoppable.
Russia unilaterally ``terminates'' agreement on denuclearization cooperation with Japan
The Russian government has announced that it will unilaterally terminate the denuclearization cooperation agreement between the two countries, in which Japan supports the dismantling of decommissioned nuclear submarines. This appears to be due to the deterioration in Japan-Russia relations following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Shohei Otani receives “Silver Slugger Award” for the second time in two years
The Silver Slugger Award, which is given to the most outstanding batter in each position in the Major Leagues this season, was announced, and Shohei Otani won the award in the American League's designated hitter category. This is the second time in two years that Otani has won the award, the first being in October.
Suspect in high school girl's body abandonment case: ``We met for the first time two days before the incident''
A 28-year-old suspect who was re-arrested on the 9th after the body of a female high school student was found in a rental car in Kamimikawa-cho, Tochigi Prefecture last month said, ``I met the female high school student through social media and met her for the first time two days before the incident. Interviews with people involved revealed that he explained to the lawyer who interviewed him that he had purchased curtains to prevent him from being seen.
Chiba Matsudo Woman's murder case - belongings scattered at the scene - suspected to be an ambush by a duo
On the 9th, a woman in her 30s was attacked and killed by two men in front of her home in Matsudo City, Chiba Prefecture, and police found out that the woman's belongings were scattered at the scene. Ta. It appears that he was suddenly attacked when he was returning home, and police are investigating the details of the situation, as they suspect the two men may have been ambushed.
Former Johnny's talent "defamed on SNS etc." Damage report filed
Yesterday (the 9th), a man who was a former talent under Johnny Kitagawa's company filed a complaint regarding sexual assault by Johnny Kitagawa, claiming that he had been slandered on social media.
Prime Minister Kishida: Will the House of Representatives be dissolved after the beginning of the new year? We will assess trends in approval ratings, etc.
Prime Minister Kishida has confirmed his intention to postpone the dissolution of the House of Representatives by the end of the year, and for the time being hopes to buoy his government by producing results on policy issues. The Cabinet is expected to look for the timing of its dissolution after the new year, while monitoring the public's evaluation of economic measures, including the income tax cut, and trends in the cabinet's approval rating.
Germany celebrates 85 years since Kristallnacht Incident; pro-Israel backlash
On the 9th, commemorative events were held in Germany to mark the 85th anniversary of the Kristallnacht Incident, in which Jews were attacked under the Nazi regime and later led to the Holocaust. Prime Minister Scholz renewed his vow to never repeat the Holocaust, and said, ``Germany stands by Israel,'' reiterating Germany's commitment to supporting Israel.
Atmospheric instability in western to northern Japan Beware of lightning, tornadoes, and extremely heavy rain
Due to the effects of the low pressure and front, atmospheric conditions are expected to be extremely unstable in western and northern Japan on the 10th, and in eastern Japan from noon on the 10th until dawn on the 11th. The Japan Meteorological Agency is warning people to be careful of lightning, tornadoes, strong gusts of wind, and very heavy rain.
au PAY fictitious transactions: Thousands of accounts used by arrested company representatives
Representatives of a Tokyo-based company were arrested for repeating fictitious transactions on KDDI's cashless payment service ``au PAY'' and defrauding them of 170 million yen worth of points, using thousands of accounts to conduct fraudulent transactions. An interview with the Metropolitan Police Department revealed that he appears to have repeated the following. The Metropolitan Police Department believes that there were repeated fraudulent transactions totaling approximately 70 billion yen, and is currently investigating the situation.
“The front of the body is a ray and the back is a shark” Baby stingray, an endangered species, released to the public in Okinawa
A baby Shinonome Sakata shark, a rare type of ray that has the shape of a ray at the front and a shark at the back, is on display at the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Motobu Town in the northern part of the main island of Okinawa.
Pancreatic nerve stimulation increases insulin: Tohoku University group announces
A group at Tohoku University has announced that they have found in experiments using mice that stimulating the nerves connected to the pancreas increases the number of pancreatic cells needed to regulate blood sugar levels in the body. This finding is attracting attention as a result that could lead to the development of new treatments for diabetes.
Aichi: Bodies of three men and women found in house, no obvious injuries
On the 9th, the bodies of three people, a man and a woman, were found in a house in Tokoname City, Aichi Prefecture. There were no obvious injuries, and police are currently confirming his identity and investigating the cause of death and other details.
“Israel suspends fighting for 4 hours a day in northern Gaza Strip” US announcement
On the 9th, the US White House announced that the Israeli military would cease fighting for four hours a day for humanitarian purposes in the northern Gaza Strip, where it continues to invade the Palestinian territory.