Bringing food into the Osaka/Kansai Expo venue is prohibited in principle and final adjustments are being made
The Japan Expo Association, which is the organizer of the Osaka-Kansai Expo, is making final adjustments to ban food brought into the venue, with the exception of baby food, in order to strengthen security measures. I found out that there is.
“There is no place to relax and get infected with influenza” [Voices from disaster-stricken areas, 11th]
10 days have passed since the sudden earthquake on New Year's Day. Many people have been deprived of their daily lives and are still living in evacuation centers across the country. We have compiled the voices of people in the disaster-stricken areas who responded to our interviews under difficult circumstances.
Building fire in Itabashi Ward, Tokyo; 4 injured, 2 unable to be contacted
On the night of the 11th, there was a fire in Itabashi Ward, Tokyo, and according to the fire department, four people living in the building were injured, and two people could not be contacted.
Financial Services Agency solidifies policy to order SBI Securities to suspend some operations
The Financial Services Agency has decided to order SBI Securities, a major online securities company, to suspend some operations based on the Financial Instruments and Exchange Act after it was found to have knowingly accepted buy orders to inflate the "initial price" after listing. I did.
Dozens of members, including number 2 of the Ground Staff, visit Yasukuni Shrine, subject to Ministry of Defense investigation
The Ministry of Defense announced that the Deputy Chief of the Ground Staff, who is number two in the Ground Staff, visited Yasukuni Shrine on the 9th along with dozens of members. The incident will be investigated as it may be a visit to the shrine by members of the military, which is prohibited by internal notification.
Approximately 100 million yen Not delivered to the faction, Liberal Democratic Party Nikai faction "Unlisted" total over 200 million yen
This is a case involving a faction's political funding party in the Liberal Democratic Party, in which the total amount of party income that was not delivered to the faction by members of the Nikai faction is estimated to have reached approximately 100 million yen over the five years up to the year 2017. I learned something new through interviews with people. The Nikai faction's total party income, which is not recorded in the faction's political funds balance report, is suspected to exceed 200 million yen, including kickbacks to members of the party. It appears that an investigation is underway.
More than 2,500 people remain isolated. Even in villages where isolation has been resolved, “the situation remains the same”
According to Ishikawa Prefecture, as of 2 p.m. on the 11th, more than 2,500 people in at least 22 districts in Wajima City, Suzu City, and Noto Town are still stranded due to roads becoming impassable. .
``To make a wish come true'' Doctor pleads not guilty in first trial for murder of ALS patient
Five years ago, the first trial of a 45-year-old doctor accused of murder for commission was held for killing a Kyoto woman suffering from the incurable disease ALS at the patient's request. He admitted, ``I went there to make a woman's wish come true.'' The defense argued that punishing the doctor for his actions would violate the Constitution, which provides for the right to self-determination.
Japan Coast Guard: Flight operations by coast guard officers at Haneda Air Base will be suspended for the time being.
In response to the collision with a Japan Airlines passenger plane that occurred at Haneda Airport, the Japan Coast Guard has suspended coast guard officers assigned to Haneda Air Base from flying aircraft for the time being in order to reconfirm safety and provide mental health care. I decided to do it.
Although progress is being made in installing temporary toilets... How to properly use the serious ``toilet problem''
The ``toilet problem'' has become a serious problem in areas affected by the Noto Peninsula earthquake. Temporary toilets are being installed, but water supply continues to be cut off, and there are many places like evacuation centers and homes where flush toilets are not available. Experts point out that ``Poor toilet hygiene can lead to the spread of infectious diseases and deterioration of physical condition, which is a life-threatening problem that can lead to disaster-related deaths.'' (The article summarizes precautions when using temporary toilets and how to use portable toilets.)
Chief Cabinet Secretary Hayashi meets with Megumi Yokota's mothers and others, saying “we are doing everything we can to return home early”
Chief Cabinet Secretary Hayashi met with Sakie, the mother of Megumi Yokota, who was abducted by North Korea, and others at the Prime Minister's Office, and emphasized that Japan will do everything in its power to ensure the early return of all abductees.
Noo Kai to transfer to Seibu; team announcement; personnel compensation for Hotaka Yamakawa, who will be transferring to FA
Seibu, a professional baseball team, announced that it has acquired six-year right-handed pitcher Kainoo Kaino as compensation for Hotaka Yamakawa, who exercised his free agent rights and transferred to Softbank.
Tsunami hits Toyama City within 3 minutes of Noto Peninsula Earthquake; Could it be an undersea landslide?
In the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, the first wave of the tsunami reached not only the Noto region of Ishikawa Prefecture, which is close to the epicenter, but also Toyama City, which is far from the epicenter, just three minutes after the earthquake occurred. Experts have pointed out that the shaking of the earthquake may have caused an "undersea landslide" in Toyama Bay, triggering a localized tsunami.
Some evacuation centers cannot be moved to without explanation of "1.5 evacuation shelters" and "2nd evacuation shelters."
Ishikawa Prefecture is asking elderly people who require special care to be moved to ``1.5 evacuation shelters'' and ``second evacuation shelters,'' which serve as temporary accommodation facilities. Some evacuation centers are unable to move people because they have not been informed of specific procedures.
Interview with disaster victim support organizations
In areas affected by the Noto Peninsula earthquake, roads are cut off and it is difficult to assess the situation, but various organizations are providing support. We spoke to Takeharu Takahashi, executive director of the Japan Platform, which is a group of organizations that support disaster victims, about the local situation and the support needed. It was broadcast on the news at noon on the 11th. [Video: 5 minutes 23 seconds] (Cannot be viewed on data broadcast)
Yamaguchi City named “52 Must-Visit Destinations” by The New York Times
The New York Times in the United States has announced ``52 places to visit in 2024'' among travel destinations around the world, and Yamaguchi City from Japan was selected. It is expected to attract more attention from overseas as it is introduced as ``a compact city that is not bothered by too many tourists and is also known as the Kyoto of the West.''
Figure skater Marin Honda retirement press conference “Retiring while still loving skating”
Figure skater Marin Honda, who will retire from active sport at the end of this season, held a press conference and looked back on her active life with a smile, saying, ``I can retire while still loving skating.''
Ishikawa Suzu Self-Defense Force helicopter carrying residents of elderly care facility arrives in Aichi Prefecture
In order to prevent disaster-related deaths from the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, secondary evacuations and wide-area evacuations are urgently needed.Medical institutions in Aichi Prefecture will accept residents of elderly care facilities in Ishikawa Prefecture, where water and power outages continue to be interrupted, on the 11th. He was transported by Self-Defense Force helicopter and arrived at Nagoya Prefectural Airport around 11:30 a.m.
South Korean Defense Minister: “North Korea may provide new ballistic missiles to Russia”
South Korean Defense Minister Shin Won-sik has announced that North Korea may provide Russia with a new type of short-range ballistic missile. *● in (Shingen●) is “Kore” in “Sanzui”.
Ishikawa Noto Town: Increase in number of people complaining of poor health at evacuation shelters: “Medical system needs to be strengthened”
It has been 10 days since the earthquake in Noto Town, Ishikawa Prefecture, and an increasing number of people are complaining of feeling unwell at evacuation centers. Doctors working at evacuation centers say that in order to prevent disaster-related deaths, it is necessary to strengthen the medical system, including increasing the number of medical staff.
China expected to overtake Japan to become number one in the world in car exports last year
China is expected to overtake Japan and become the world's number one exporter of automobiles last year.
Noto Peninsula Earthquake affected area: 17 crimes taking advantage of disaster; police strengthen system
In the areas affected by the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, 17 crimes have been confirmed so far that took advantage of the disaster, such as burglaries and housebreaking, so the police are strengthening their patrol and investigation systems.
Taiwanese presidential candidate Hou Youyi: “If elected, I will not touch on the unification issue during my term.”
Hou Youyi of the main opposition Kuomintang Party, which aims to regain power in Taiwan's presidential election to be held on the 13th, has stated that if he is elected, he will expand dialogue with China. No,” he declared.
After the Noto Peninsula earthquake, accommodations in Niigata that did not suffer any damage are experiencing cancellations one after another.
After the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, accommodations in Niigata City that had no damage to their facilities have been canceling reservations one after another. Many people cited anxiety about visiting Niigata City as a reason, and a staff member at the accommodation said, ``There has been no damage and we are operating as usual, so please consider using the facility.''
[Drone footage] Ishikawa Suzu cormorant fishing port area
This video was taken by NHK using a drone from above the area around the Ukai fishing port in Suzu City, Ishikawa Prefecture, where a tremor with an intensity of 6 on the Japanese scale was observed on the 1st of this month.
Off the coast of Henoko: Construction work associated with the agency’s execution “Continues efforts to gain understanding” Chief Cabinet Secretary Hayashi
Regarding the relocation of the U.S. military base Futenma in Okinawa, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hayashi said that he will continue to politely respond to criticism from Okinawa Prefecture regarding the Ministry of Defense's commencement of construction work off the coast of Henoko, Nago City. He expressed his intention to continue his efforts to gain the understanding of the local community through detailed explanations.
Plaintiffs ``frustrated'' by appeals from national and metropolitan government in illegal export case
Three people, including the president of a chemical machinery manufacturer in Yokohama, were arrested on suspicion of illegal exports, and in a civil trial over a false accusation case in which it was later revealed that they were innocent, the company appeals the Tokyo District Court's ruling that found the investigation illegal. The presidents of the plaintiffs held a press conference regarding the appeal filed by the national government and the Tokyo metropolitan government, and said they were ``astonished.''
Enka singer Jiro Kan passed away at age 79, known for hit songs such as “Homura”
Jiro Kan, an enka singer known for hit songs such as ``Flame'' and ``Sakaba,'' passed away from heart failure on the 1st of this month at a hospital in Saitama Prefecture. He was 79 years old.
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress hold lectures from Japanese language researchers at the Imperial Palace
At the beginning of the year, Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress received lectures from researchers in various fields at the Imperial Palace.
Prime Minister Kishida “secondary evacuation to accommodation facilities” designation of severe disaster decided
Regarding the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, Prime Minister Kishida said that as evacuations are expected to be prolonged, it is important for people to move to a safer location, and that the secondary evacuation will take place at lodging facilities rented by local governments as "deemed evacuation shelters." I instructed them to actively encourage this. He also revealed that the government has decided to designate the disaster as a "severe disaster" to provide support for recovery costs.
Haneda Airport accident Japan Airlines pilot “Other aircraft takeoff permission, no communication”
In the collision and fiery accident between two planes that occurred at Haneda Airport, the Japan Coast Guard appears to have determined that the plane had received permission to take off before the accident, but the pilot of Japan Airlines told the company, ``There were other planes... There was no communication to the aircraft regarding permission to take off or anything like that.'' The National Transportation Safety Board is conducting a detailed analysis of communication records with air traffic controllers to investigate the situation at the time.
First meeting at the Liberal Democratic Party's "Political Reform Headquarters" Prime Minister Kishida is determined to reform the party
The Liberal Democratic Party held its first meeting of its ``Political Reform Headquarters'' in response to issues surrounding factional political funding parties, and Prime Minister Kishida expressed his determination to devote all his efforts to reforming the party in order to restore public trust.
[Damage situation 11th] 213 people dead in Ishikawa Prefecture, safety of 52 unknown (as of 9:00)
According to Ishikawa Prefecture, as of 9 a.m. on the 11th, a total of 213 deaths had been confirmed in the prefecture. Additionally, the prefecture has released the names and ages of 52 people whose safety is unknown and is requesting that information be widely provided. We will keep you updated on the damage in each area.
213 dead in Ishikawa Prefecture, at least 567 seriously injured in Noto Peninsula earthquake
According to Ishikawa Prefecture, as of 9 a.m. on the 11th, a total of 213 deaths had been confirmed in the prefecture.
Suzuka Mie Cause of death of man in his 70s was suffocation, investigated as murder
On the 9th, a man in his 70s was found dead with clothes wrapped around his neck in an apartment in Suzuka City, Mie Prefecture. Police said the man's cause of death was suffocation, and based on the circumstances at the scene, it was considered a homicide. An investigation headquarters was set up on the 10th and is investigating.
Flaws in accounting system used by UK post office, renewed criticism of supplier Fujitsu
In the United Kingdom, a case in which a postmaster general was wrongly prosecuted for crimes such as embezzlement due to a flaw in the accounting system used by the post office is once again attracting attention. Amid renewed criticism of Fujitsu, which supplied the system, Prime Minister Sunak emphasized his intention to proceed with relief efforts for those involved.
Stock price rose to the 35,000 yen level for the first time in about 33 years and 11 months
On the 11th, the Tokyo stock market and the Nikkei Stock Average temporarily rose to the 35,000 yen level. This is the first time in approximately 33 years and 11 months that the Nikkei Stock Average has touched the 35,000 yen level during trading hours, since February 1990 during the bubble period. In response to the rise in stock prices in the New York market on the 10th and the weakening of the yen to the dollar in the foreign exchange market, buying orders have spread to export-related stocks such as semiconductors and automobiles in the Tokyo market immediately after trading began.
Christie announces his candidacy as a Republican candidate for US presidential election, announces withdrawal
Former Governor Christie of New Jersey, who had announced his candidacy for the opposition Republican Party in the US presidential election to be held this November, said on the 10th, ``I won the nomination, defeated President Biden, and made the Republican Party full of hope.'' ``I wanted to win back the election, but there is no longer a path to victory,'' he said, announcing his withdrawal from the campaign. Mr. Christie has been the first to criticize former President Trump, and has emphasized that America needs him as a moderate conservative today, but Mr. Trump has surpassed other Republican candidates in terms of approval ratings. Although they had a large lead, they were unable to expand their support.
Noto Peninsula Earthquake: Severe cold in affected areas; be careful of hypothermia
Areas affected by the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, which recorded a maximum seismic intensity of 7, are experiencing severe cold weather, with the minimum temperature dropping to below freezing on the morning of the 11th. Please be careful about hypothermia, ask your family members or people around you if they are feeling unwell, and take preventive measures such as exercising regularly.
President Zelenskiy denies ceasefire pressure from the West and appeals for continued support
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy denied whether there was any pressure for a ceasefire from the West, which has pointed out that Ukraine is "fatigued with support," saying "no," and appealed for continued support.
Toei Mita Line: Due to power transmission problems, some trains are suspended from the first train.
According to the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation, the Toei Mita Line has been suspended from the first train on the Toei Mita Line, with some exceptions, due to a power transmission problem in the garage line in Itabashi Ward, which has prevented vehicles from leaving the garage. Trains from Tokyu Corporation are still operating. As it is expected that it will take some time to recover from power transmission problems, we are redirecting the shipment.
Rate of syphilis infections among pregnant women who gave birth in adulthood more than tripled from eight years ago
When an organization of obstetrics and gynecology doctors investigated the status of syphilis infection among pregnant women, the number of pregnant women found to be infected in the past year was about 370, which is three times the rate of infection from a survey conducted eight years ago. I found out that this is all. Experts say, ``Syphilis is a disease that can be cured if treated early, so if you are concerned, please consult a gynecologist.''
First meeting of Liberal Democratic Party's "Political Reform Headquarters" today, discussion to take place with a view to legal revision
The Liberal Democratic Party will hold its first meeting of its ``Political Reform Headquarters'' on the 11th in response to issues surrounding factional political funding parties, and will begin discussions with a view to amending the Political Funds Control Act. The ordinary Diet session is expected to convene on the 26th of this month, and political reform will be the focus.
Haneda Airport accident Japan Airlines pilot “recognized as unable to control” after collision
When Japan Airlines interviewed the pilot of the plane crash that occurred at Haneda Airport, he said, ``I tried the brakes, but they didn't work, and I realized I was unable to control the plane.'' I found out that there is. The National Transportation Safety Board is also conducting a detailed investigation into the events leading up to the collision and the evacuation of the passengers.