Asia Professional Baseball CS: Japan wins second consecutive victory, walk-off win over South Korea
The final of the international baseball tournament ``Asia Professional Baseball Championship'' was held on the night of the 19th, and Japan defeated South Korea 4-3 with a walk-off hit by Makoto Kadowaki of the Giants in 10 extra innings, winning the tournament for the second consecutive time.
Japan Rugby Sevens: Both men and women qualify for the Paris Olympics
The Japanese men's and women's rugby sevens teams both won the Asian Qualifiers held in Osaka, earning them the right to participate in next year's Paris Olympics.
Kanazawa Racecourse: Two jockeys injured when lights went out during race; time set incorrectly?
Shortly after 5 p.m. on the 19th, during a race at Kanazawa Racecourse in Kanazawa City, the lights on the course suddenly went out, causing three jockeys to fall from their horses, two of whom were injured. According to Ishikawa Prefecture, which operates the racecourse, there was an error in the timer setting for turning off the lights, and they are investigating the cause in more detail.
8th day of sumo tournament Ozeki Takakeisho loses for 3rd time to Asanoyama
It was the 8th day of the Sumo Kyushu Tournament in Chunichi, and Ozeki Takakeisho, aiming to win his second consecutive tournament, suffered his third loss, losing to Asanoyama, an experienced Ozeki who started competing on the 19th.
Supporting recidivism prevention from a welfare perspective Criminal justice social worker course
Recently, approximately one out of every two people arrested by the police becomes a repeat offender, and preventing repeat offenses has become an issue. Against this backdrop, the Tokyo Social Welfare Association is focusing on training ``criminal justice social workers'' who support the recovery of people who have committed crimes from a welfare perspective.
Fraud case involving former Softbank manager - recruitment based on celebrity friendship?
In a case in which former SoftBank managers were arrested for soliciting investment in a fictitious business and defrauding them of 1.2 billion yen, the former president of an apparel company who is said to have led the case has mentioned the name of a celebrity with whom he has a relationship. Through interviews with investigators, it was learned that he had been soliciting people. The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating the possibility that SoftBank's corporate brand and friendships with celebrities may have led him to believe that.
Israeli military announces expansion of operations; civilian casualties increase in southern Gaza Strip
The Israeli military, which continues its ground invasions in the Palestinian Gaza Strip, has announced that it is continuing to expand its operations, and appears to be intensifying its offensive in refugee camps in the north. Meanwhile, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, where many people have evacuated, there was reportedly a large-scale explosion on the morning of the 19th, and the number of casualties among residents continues to rise in the southern region.
Award ceremony for outstanding female researchers Tokyo
An awards ceremony for outstanding female researchers was held in Tokyo on the 19th, with Ritsumeikan University researchers who served as lead authors on the report of the United Nations' IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) among others. Selected.
Amateur Yuta Sugiura wins Men's Golf Domestic Tour, becoming the 7th player in history to win
The final round of the domestic men's golf tour was held in Miyazaki City, where Nihon University's fourth-year player Yuta Sugiura ran away with a total of 12 under par, becoming the seventh amateur to win on the men's tour.
Tohoku and Hokuriku: Heavy rain with thunder possible tomorrow; be careful of landslides
Due to the effects of low pressure and fronts, there is a risk of heavy rain accompanied by thunder in Tohoku and Hokuriku from the night of the 19th to the 20th. The ground has become loose in some places due to the rain so far, and we need to be careful of lightning strikes, gusts of wind such as tornadoes, and landslides caused by heavy rain.
Eight prefectures participate in joint training for emergency fire aid teams in preparation for a huge earthquake in Iwate
A large-scale joint training exercise was held to confirm the cooperation of emergency fire aid teams, which carry out rescue operations across prefectural borders, based on the assumption that a huge earthquake that occurred along the Japan Trench and Kuril Trench caused damage across a wide area along the Pacific coast. , was held in Miyako City, Iwate Prefecture, with the participation of fire departments from eight prefectures.
Serina Aoki comes from behind to win the final round of the women's golf domestic tour
The final round of the women's domestic golf tour tournament was held in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture, and Serina Aoki came from behind to win the tournament with a total of 13 under.
Special exhibition of National Treasure “The Tale of Genji Emaki” Tokugawa Art Museum, Nagoya
The national treasure ``The Tale of Genji Emaki,'' which depicts the story of Murasaki Shikibu, the main character of the taiga drama ``Hikaru Kimi e,'' which will be aired next year, is on display at the Tokugawa Art Museum in Nagoya.
One person killed in house fire in Morioka, unable to contact boy under 10 years old
On the morning of the 19th, there was a fire at a house in Morioka City, and one person was found dead. After the fire, one boy under the age of 10 who lived in this house could not be contacted, and police are working to confirm the identity of the boy who died.
Former store manager arrested for sexual assault during treatment at chiropractic clinic, charges denied Tokyo
A former manager of a chiropractic clinic in Arakawa Ward, Tokyo, was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman in her 50s by touching her lower body during a treatment. He denied the charges, saying, ``The facts are different.''
An event that introduces the charms of remote islands across Japan Ikebukuro, Tokyo
An event is being held in Ikebukuro, Tokyo to introduce the beautiful nature, unique culture, and specialty products of remote islands across the country and to help promote the islands.
“Temporary agreement reached on 5-day suspension of fighting and release of dozens of hostages,” leading US newspaper reports
The Washington Post, a leading American newspaper, announced on the 18th that Israel and the Islamic group Hamas have reached a tentative agreement to release dozens of women and children held hostage in the Gaza Strip in exchange for a five-day cessation of fighting. I told them that I did. The negotiations, mediated by the United States, could begin in the coming days with the release of hostages and a sustained cessation of fighting. Regarding this, a White House spokesperson commented, ``Although we have not reached an agreement yet, we will continue to work hard.''
Chinese fishing boat capsizes off the coast of Kagoshima Prefecture, 5 people missing; Japan Coast Guard resumes search
On the afternoon of the 18th, ``A Chinese fishing boat capsized and five people were missing'' at sea approximately 330 kilometers west of Koshikijima, Kagoshima Prefecture, Satsumasendai City, Kagoshima Prefecture, the 10th Regional Coast Guard Headquarters received a rescue report. In response to this request, the Japan Coast Guard Headquarters resumed the search by aircraft from around 10:30 a.m. on the 19th.
Minister Takaichi ``hastens preparations for next year's bill submission'' to prevent cutting-edge technology leakage
In a Sunday debate on NHK, Minister of Economic Security Takaichi spoke about the importance of a system called ``security clearance,'' which checks in advance the trustworthiness of people handling important information at companies, etc., with the aim of preventing the leakage of cutting-edge technology. After emphasizing the importance of this system, he expressed his intention to hurry up preparations to submit the bill necessary to create the system in next year's regular session of the Diet.
Serious food shortage in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, with many people fleeing from the north
Rafah in the south, where many people have fled from the north of the Gaza Strip, is facing serious food shortages.
WHO team enters Shifa Hospital “Medical function has stopped, the situation is hopeless”
On the 18th, a team of experts from the World Health Organization and other organizations entered Shifa Hospital, the largest hospital in the Gaza Strip, which the Israeli military had claimed was home to the Islamic organization Hamas. It is said that it is. Meanwhile, the humanitarian situation is deteriorating in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, where many people have been evacuated from the northern part of the Gaza Strip, and the situation is becoming more serious.
A house fire spreads to 8 buildings in Otobe Town, Hokkaido.The fire spread due to stronger winds due to low pressure.
On the morning of the 19th, a fire broke out in a house in Otobe Town in southern Hokkaido and spread to eight nearby buildings, and firefighting efforts are underway. According to police, the fire appears to have spread due to wind, and so far no one has been injured in the fire.
Women's Golf US Tour Final Round 3rd Round Nasa Hataoka maintains lead from the first day
The third round of the women's golf US tour season was held on the 18th in Florida, where Nasa Hataoka improved her score to 21 under par and maintained her lead from the first day.
Reports on North Korean leader Kim's movements have been interrupted for about a month, with no mention of the anniversary.
In North Korea, the 18th was the newly established "Missile Industry Day" to commemorate the successful test launch of a new type of ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) one year ago, but North Korean media reported that No mention of anniversary. There have been no reports of Kim Jong Un's movements for about a month, and related countries are closely monitoring developments.
“Nearly 20,000 people left Ukraine to avoid draft” BBC
The Russian military continues to carry out attacks targeting infrastructure facilities in various parts of Ukraine using drones and other equipment. Meanwhile, British public broadcaster BBC reported that nearly 20,000 people from Ukraine have left the country to avoid conscription.
At least 50 killed in attack on school in northern Gaza Strip, Middle East media
Middle Eastern media reports that at least 50 people were killed in an attack on a school run by a United Nations organization in the northern Gaza Strip, a region of Palestine where Israeli forces continue to invade. It is believed that the Israeli military is targeting schools, where many displaced people take shelter, in addition to hospitals, and there are concerns that civilian casualties will increase even further.
SoftBank's landline phones restored; hundreds of thousands of lines in eastern Japan temporarily out of order
The landline phone service provided by SoftBank had been unavailable or difficult to use in areas of eastern Japan since the afternoon of the 18th, but the company announced that all services had been restored before 4 a.m. on the 19th. Did.
JR Yamanote Line inner loop service between Ikebukuro and Osaki will be suspended all day today due to construction at Shibuya Station
Large-scale construction work at JR Shibuya Station in conjunction with Shibuya's redevelopment continues on the 19th. As a result of this, the Yamanote Line's inner loop between Ikebukuro and Osaki will be suspended all day on the 19th, and flights on other sections will also be reduced, so JR is encouraging people to use the Saikyo Line, which runs parallel to the suspended section.
Corruption and “dissonance” with the military…President Zelenskiy’s internal worries and external troubles
As the war with Russia drags on in Ukraine, a poll released by a Ukrainian research company late last month showed that confidence in the government and president has declined. In particular, trust in the government was 39%, almost half of what it was in May last year. It was also pointed out that there was "dissonance" between President Zelenskiy and his military leaders. What is happening to the Zelenskiy administration, which has fought with the support of the people? What will be the impact on the future war situation? I will tell you the details.
[Video] SpaceX large spacecraft test flight unable to complete due to lack of communication
A large spacecraft being developed by the American space development company SpaceX with the intention of flying to the moon or Mars in the future was launched unmanned on the 18th for a test flight. The spacecraft detached from the rocket and continued its ascent, but lost communication midway through and was unable to complete its planned flight.
Figure GP Series Round 5: Kaori Sakamoto wins, advances to GP Final
The fifth round of the figure skating Grand Prix series, the Finnish competition, was held on the 18th in the women's singles free skate, with Kaori Sakamoto winning the second round and advancing to the Grand Prix Final.