US consumer price index rises 3.2% in October, rate of increase is lower than the previous month
The consumer price index for October in the United States has been released, showing an increase of 3.2% compared to the same month last year. The rate of increase was lower than the previous month, indicating that inflation is on the decline. There is a growing view in the market that the Federal Reserve, the central bank, will hold off on raising interest rates at its monetary policy meeting in December.
Video of overseas YouTuber suspected of riding the Shinkansen for free has received a damage report
It has been revealed that JR Kyushu has filed a complaint with the police regarding an issue in which an overseas YouTuber with approximately 2.4 million subscribers posted a video of him allegedly riding the Shinkansen without paying a ticket, and the complaint was accepted.
“Private person arrested” filming of YouTuber Railway companies “do not approve”
There have been a number of cases in which YouTubers have arrested passengers under the guise of ``private arrest'' for suspicious acts such as molestation or voyeurism on trains or station premises, and have posted videos of the incident online. I'm here. Railway companies do not allow the filming of such videos and ask that it be stopped as it may lead to trouble.
Hanshin manager Okada won the Shoriki Matsutaro Award, and Kuriyama and Otani won the special award.
Manager Akifu Okada, who led Hanshin to Japan's first title in 38 years, was selected for the first time for the Shoriki Matsutaro Award, which is given to the person who has contributed the most to professional baseball this year. In addition, special awards were given to former manager Hideki Kuriyama, who led Japan to victory in the WBC = World Baseball Classic held in March this year for the first time in three tournaments, and to Hideki Kuriyama, the first Japanese player to hit a home run in the Major Leagues. Two players were selected: Shohei Otani, who won the King's title.
Nihon University's board of directors considers recommendation for president and others to resign over drug incident response
It has been learned that the university's board of directors is considering whether to recommend the resignation of President Mariko Hayashi, president, and vice president over the handling of the drug incident at Nihon University's American football team. Our policy is to listen to the opinions of those involved before making a final decision.
Megumi Yokota's classmates sing a chorus wishing for her return to Japan ahead of 46 years since her abduction
Ahead of the 46th anniversary of Megumi Yokota's abduction by North Korea on the 15th, a gathering was held at her alma mater elementary school in Niigata City, where classmates and children sang songs in hopes of Megumi's return to Japan. I did.
Hideki Matsuyama will participate in his first domestic tour after winning the Masters, official practice
Ahead of golfer Hideki Matsuyama's first appearance on the domestic tour since winning the Masters Tournament, he held an official practice session in Miyazaki City on the 14th.
Ride-sharing bipartisan study group to compile measures to introduce it by the end of the year
Former Liberal Democratic Party Environment Minister Koizumi and others held a preparatory meeting to launch a bipartisan study group regarding "ride sharing," in which ordinary drivers use private cars to transport people for a fee, and plans to introduce measures by the end of the year. We have confirmed that we will be compiling the
Nine new countries announce participation in Osaka/Kansai Expo, after two countries declined
The government has announced that Mexico and Estonia will decline to participate in the Osaka/Kansai Expo next year. On the other hand, nine countries, including Denmark, have announced their intention to participate.
Tire falls off from a moving light car and hits a girl unconscious Sapporo
On the afternoon of the 14th, a tire came off a light vehicle traveling on a city road in Nishi Ward, Sapporo, and hit a girl who was on a nearby sidewalk. The girl was taken to the hospital in an unconscious state, and police are investigating the circumstances at the time.
A former Johnny's talent who had complained about the damage may have committed suicide last month.
It has been revealed that a former talent under Johnny Kitagawa who had complained of sexual assault had passed away last month. He was said to have been suffering from the effects of sexual assault and being slandered, and based on the circumstances at the scene, it appears that he attempted suicide.
Sapporo radio personality arrested for sexual assault over job offer
A company employee who works as a personality on a radio station in Sapporo was arrested on suspicion of luring a woman in her 20s to a hotel in Tokyo, saying ``I wanted to talk about work,'' and sexually assaulting her. In response to the investigation, he has denied the charges.
Guided by design?! Pitfalls of “dark patterns”
``I thought it was a free trial, but it turned into a regular purchase without me knowing.'' ``I wanted to buy a plane ticket, but at the last minute, I was told that there was a 3,000 yen handling fee.'' That's because the design of the site or app lured you in. It may have been. Have you ever heard of "dark pattern"? (Tatsuro Imono, the reporting team who won't be fooled by digital technology)
What is the statute of limitations? The man who stabbed him in the left eye 15 years ago is still on the run.
It happened when I was riding my bicycle home from work. He was attacked by two men who stabbed him in the left eye with something that looked like an umbrella. At one point, he became unconscious and is still suffering from the aftereffects. However, the statute of limitations for the case expires on November 18th. ``Even if the statute of limitations runs out, the aftereffects won't go away.'' His wife, who has been supporting him since the incident, reflected on the past 15 years. (Sendai Broadcasting Station reporter Arisa Fujiie)
Takarazuka Revue troupe member dies. Press conference from 4pm. Investigation team report released.
Regarding the death of a 25-year-old Takarazuka Revue member in September this year, the Revue Company held a press conference at 4pm on the 14th and released the contents of the report of the investigation team conducted by an outside lawyer. Masu. The bereaved family is seeking an apology and compensation, alleging that the long hours at work were the cause, and it will be interesting to see what kind of explanation the opera company will provide.
Unauthorized intrusion into accommodation reservation sites; damage caused by card information theft confirmed on a global scale
Damage has been confirmed on a global scale, including Japan, in which the system of Booking.com, a major accommodation reservation site, is illegally infiltrated and credit card information is stolen by sending false messages to people who have booked accommodations. The Japan Tourism Agency instructed the company to immediately issue a warning.
Osaka/Kansai Expo Meeting attended by representatives from participating countries and regions Osaka
A meeting was held attended by representatives from countries and regions participating in the Osaka/Kansai Expo next year, and the Expo Association, which is the organizer, explained the state of preparation of the venue. While preparations for overseas pavilions are delayed, the Japan Expo Association hopes to accelerate preparations by explaining support measures and other measures.
Kofu murder and arson trial defendant: “I have no intention of returning to society”
In October last year, at the trial in which a couple in their 50s were murdered and their house set on fire in Kofu City, the defendant, who was 19 years old at the time, was asked by his lawyer why he did not answer various questions. Speaking for the first time, he said, ``I have no intention of returning to society.''
“I believe there is a light of hope” Young people in Israel and Gaza think of their friends
There is an NPO in Japan that has been inviting young people from both Israel and Palestine to engage in exchange activities to think about peace. As the number of victims of military conflicts continues to rise, NPOs have received messages of mutual compassion.
Wide-area robbery: Three executives of special fraud group re-arrested in attempted robbery in Yamaguchi
The Metropolitan Police Department has confirmed that the three executives of a special fraud group who were arrested and indicted as instructors in a series of wide-area robberies, including those in Komae City, Tokyo, were also the perpetrators in an attempted robbery in Iwakuni City, Yamaguchi Prefecture last year. He was re-arrested for giving instructions.
Presidents of demolition companies arrested for allowing industrial waste to be disposed of by unlicensed companies
Five people, including the president of a demolition company in Edogawa Ward, Tokyo, were arrested on suspicion of violating the Waste Management and Public Cleansing Act for having an unlicensed company dispose of industrial waste generated during building demolition work. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the details of the incident, as the waste was ultimately used to level the land in Chiba Prefecture.
Takuya Onishi to stay on the International Space Station for a long time around 2025
It has been decided that Japanese astronaut Takuya Onishi will stay on the International Space Station for an extended period around 2025, the year after next. This will be Mr. Onishi's second stay here since 2016.
“We plan to dispose of it to Big Motor on the 30th of this month” Finance Minister Suzuki
Concerning the issue of fraudulent insurance claims by Big Motor, Financial Affairs Minister Suzuki said at a press conference after the cabinet meeting on the 14th that the Kanto Local Finance Bureau will issue a disposition against Big Motor to cancel its registration as a non-life insurance agency, effective the 30th of this month. We made it clear that we had communicated the policy.
Gaza Shifa Hospital: 34 people died, including newborns; generators also stopped at hospitals in the south
In the Gaza Strip, where Israel continues its ground invasion, 34 people, including a newborn, died at Shifa Hospital, the largest hospital, and generators at hospitals in the south have stopped, leaving many hospitals unable to operate. There are concerns that the damage will spread to newborns and patients.
FUJIWARA Toshifumi Fujimoto sent to prosecutors for suspected hit-and-run accident while driving
In an interview with the Metropolitan Police Department, it was learned that Toshifumi Fujimoto of the popular comedy duo FUJIWARA was referred to the prosecutor's office for causing a hit-and-run accident while driving a passenger car at an intersection in Shibuya Ward, Tokyo last month.
Argentina Consumer Price Index in October rose 2.4 times compared to the same month last year
In Argentina, a South American country where severe inflation continues due to economic turmoil, consumer prices last month rose 2.4 times compared to the same month last year. It is estimated that 40% of people in poverty do not have enough to cover their daily needs, and how to deal with the deteriorating economy is the biggest issue in this weekend's presidential election.
“Nursery teachers are leaving for big cities” Governors of four prefectures request the government to improve their treatment
As securing childcare workers becomes an issue, the governors and vice-governors of four prefectures, including Saitama and Chiba, have asked the national government to reduce the salaries of childcare workers, citing an outflow of human resources to neighboring large cities where salaries are higher. We called for initiatives that would lead to improved treatment, such as reviewing the standards that affect employees.
The first monorail in Japan to open at Ueno Zoo will be dismantled from January next year
The monorail at Tokyo's Ueno Zoo, which was the first to open in Japan, will be officially abolished at the end of December, and demolition work will begin from January next year.
Major League Baseball Rookie of the Year announced: Kodai Senga did not win the award
Major League Baseball's Rookie of the Year award for this season was announced, and Mets pitcher Kodai Chiga, who was among the three finalists in the National League, did not win the award.
Ibaraki Ushiku: Strong blow to the head of dead couple - investigation after learning about son's circumstances
On the 10th of this month, a husband in his 70s and his wife in their 60s were found dead in a house in Ushiku City, Ibaraki Prefecture.A detailed examination of the bodies revealed that both died from severe blows to the head. It has been confirmed that this has been done. Police are investigating the case, suspecting that the two were murdered, and suspecting that their 40-year-old son, who was arrested for possessing a knife near their home, may have knowledge of the incident.
Akita prefecture governor apologizes to Shikoku governors for commenting that Jakoten is "poor"
Governor Satake of Akita Prefecture, who later apologized after making remarks about food in the Shikoku region, including Jakoten, as "poor and disgusting," visited the Tokyo offices of Tokushima Prefecture and Ehime Prefecture and apologized directly to the governors. .
[Updated from time to time] United Nations agencies in Gaza Strip may suspend operations in 48 hours
In the Gaza Strip, where Israel continues to carry out ground invasions, the humanitarian situation is becoming increasingly severe, and United Nations agencies operating there have once again appealed for an immediate ceasefire, citing the risk of being forced to suspend operations within 48 hours due to fuel shortages. *We will keep you updated on developments related to Israel and Palestine on November 14th (Japan time).
IPEF ministerial meeting begins, no agreement reached in the field of "trade"
A ministerial meeting of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF), an economic partnership framework in which Japan, the United States and others participate, began on the 13th in the United States. Although progress was made in the area of trade, which was the goal of the first day's discussions, no real agreement was reached.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Kanmon Bridge, with repair work aimed at building a new bridge.
14 days will mark 50 years since the Kanmon Bridge connecting Kyushu and Honshu opened. As a major logistics artery, it supports regional economic development, and traffic volume has more than tripled in half a century. While repair work is underway on the bridge as a countermeasure to its deterioration, there are also moves to construct a new second bridge.
Nord Stream explosion: Ukrainian army colonel involved? US media
American media reported that a colonel who belonged to the special forces of the Ukrainian army was deeply involved in the explosion that occurred last September on the Nord Stream pipeline, an undersea pipeline connecting Russia and Germany.
United Nations agency in Gaza Strip threatened to cease operations in 48 hours due to fuel shortage
In the Gaza Strip, where Israel continues to carry out ground invasions, the humanitarian situation is becoming increasingly severe, and United Nations agencies operating there have once again appealed for an immediate ceasefire, citing the risk of being forced to suspend operations within 48 hours due to fuel shortages.
Former British Prime Minister David Cameron appointed as Foreign Minister, first time in 53 years that former Prime Minister has been reappointed to Cabinet
British Prime Minister Sunak reshuffled his cabinet on the 13th, appointing former Prime Minister David Cameron as the new Foreign Secretary. This is the first time in 53 years that a former prime minister has been appointed to the Cabinet again.
“Private arrest type” YouTuber arrested on suspicion of defamation
A 40-year-old YouTuber was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department on suspicion of defamation after he allegedly defamed an 18-year-old woman in a video he posted on an Internet site. She posted a video accusing the YouTuber of unfairly reselling tickets to women.
Deputy Minister of Finance Kanda is replaced; three political positions are replaced one after another; opposition parties seek responsibility for appointment
Vice Minister of Finance Kanda, who had been in arrears with taxes in the past, was dismissed on the 13th, and three political officials have been replaced one after another in the current Diet session. While the government and ruling party say they want to concentrate on economic measures and restore public trust, the opposition parties are poised to intensify their offensive by pursuing Prime Minister Kishida's responsibility for appointing Prime Minister Kishida.
Takarazuka Revue troupe member dies “Today press conference to release investigation report”
Regarding the death of a 25-year-old Takarazuka Revue member in September this year, the Takarazuka Revue will hold a press conference on the afternoon of the 14th and will release the contents of the report of the investigation team conducted by an outside lawyer. This was discovered through interviews with those involved. The bereaved family is seeking an apology and compensation, alleging that the long hours at work were the cause, and it will be interesting to see what kind of explanation the opera company will provide.