Two people arrested on suspicion of “early discovery” of manga posted online before magazine release
Two Tokyo-based company managers have been charged with violating copyright law for posting images of manga magazines on the Internet before they were released, an act known as "early discovery." He was arrested by the Kumamoto Prefectural Police Headquarters. According to the police, in response to the investigation, the two denied some of the charges, saying, ``I have not made the images public.''
Russia unilaterally declares annexation area “28 people killed in Ukrainian military attack”
Russia claimed that a bakery in eastern Ukraine's Luhansk Oblast, which it unilaterally declared annexed, was attacked by the Ukrainian military, killing 28 people, including children. Offensives and defensive battles are continuing between the Russian and Ukrainian forces in the east, and it is expected that the fighting will become even more intense in the future.
Kyoto City mayoral election: Mr. Fukuyama, who supports the Communist Party, and Mr. Matsui, who is recommended by the Liberal Democratic Party, compete
The Kyoto mayoral election, which is the first time in 16 years that a new candidate is competing, is a fierce competition between Kazuto Fukuyama, who was supported by the Communist Party, and Koji Matsui, who was recommended by the Liberal Democratic Party and the Constitutional Democratic Party.
Japan Curling Championship Women's SC Karuizawa Club wins for the first time
The final of the Japan Curling Championship was held on the 4th, and in the women's competition, SC Karuizawa Club came from behind in the 10th end to beat Hokkaido Bank 5-4 and win their first championship.
Shogi "Kio-Sen" 1st game "Mochi Shogi" draw
The first game of the ``Kiosen'', one of the eight major shogi titles, was held in Toyama Prefecture, and the match between Sota Fujii (21 years old) and the challenger Takumi Ito (21 years old) was a match between each other. The game ended in a draw due to ``Mochi Shogi'', which eliminated the possibility of the ``balls'' getting stuck.
Ishikawa Wajima Ward mayor returns to local community for the first time after evacuating from isolation
On the 4th, the mayor of the ward, who had been living as an evacuee outside the city, returned for the first time to the mountain village of Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture, which was temporarily isolated due to the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, and preparations for recovery are underway.
Israeli protests call for the release of hostages, with some calling for the government to step down
A large-scale protest rally was held in Israel on the night of the 3rd, calling for the release of hostages held in the Gaza Strip, and criticism of the Netanyahu government has intensified, with some calling for it to resign for not producing results. .
Maebashi mayoral election: Mr. Ogawa, a newcomer to the opposition party, is certain to win, defeating the incumbent supported by the ruling party
In the Maebashi mayoral election, which was effectively a showdown between the ruling and opposition parties, Akira Ogawa (41), an independent newcomer who was supported by members of the opposition party including the Constitutional Democratic Party, defeated the incumbent who was recommended by the Liberal Democratic Party and New Komeito Party, and was elected for the first time. We ensured that
Earthquake: More than 5,000 people evacuated in second stage Ishikawa Prefecture to arrange next location for evacuees
As of the 1st of this month, more than 5,000 people have taken secondary evacuation from areas severely damaged by the Noto Peninsula earthquake to hotels and inns in and outside of Ishikawa Prefecture. On the other hand, Ishikawa Prefecture has stated that it wants to avoid prolonged operation as a secondary evacuation center, considering the impact on tourism, and suggests that evacuees be shown multiple options before moving into their desired homes. We plan to make adjustments so that we can receive the same amount of money.
Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare to provide lump-sum payment to children of welfare recipient households when they graduate from high school and find employment
As part of its anti-poverty measures, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare has submitted to the current regular session of the Diet a bill to revise the Livelihood Welfare Act, which includes the provision of a lump-sum payment to children of households receiving welfare when they find employment after graduating from high school. The policy is to do so.
Massive wildfires in Chile cause 51 deaths so far
In Chile, South America, large-scale wildfires are occurring one after another, mainly in coastal areas, and the damage is increasing, with 51 people dying so far.
Ritsumeikan Party Convention Representative Izumi emphasizes determination to aim for a change of government in the next House of Representatives election
The Constitutional Democratic Party's party convention was held, and Representative Izumi pointed out that the Liberal Democratic Party was making people's lives stagnant, and emphasized his determination to win more seats than the Liberal Democratic Party in the next House of Representatives election and aim for a change of government. did.
Ishikawa Noto Town Disaster-affected farmers sold out of “recovery shiitake mushrooms” online in a few days
Shiitake farmers in Noto Town, Ishikawa Prefecture, who were affected by the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, were unable to harvest the mushrooms due to the damage, so they named the overgrown shiitake mushrooms ``Resurrection Shiitake'' and sold them on the Internet, which sold out within a few days.
One year after the Turkey-Syria earthquake, nearly 700,000 people are still living in temporary housing
June 6 marks one year since the Turkey-Syria earthquake that killed more than 59,000 people. Reconstruction of cities is underway in the disaster-stricken areas of Turkey, but many people are still forced to live in temporary housing in containers, and dealing with the outflow of population and the hollowing out of industry are also major challenges. The road to recovery is a difficult one.
Ishikawa Noto Town Protect the lantern “Kiriko” of “Abare Festival”
In Noto Town, Ishikawa Prefecture, work was carried out to protect lanterns called ``Kiriko'' used in the traditional ``Abare Festival'' from a warehouse damaged by the earthquake to another safe location.
US Democratic Party South Carolina primary election won by President Biden
The primary election, which is the de facto first round of candidates for the ruling Democratic Party for the fall US presidential election, was held in the southern state of South Carolina, and President Biden, who is seeking re-election, won. The Democratic Party currently does not have a strong candidate to challenge Mr. Biden, and it is expected that President Biden will be nominated as the party's nominee at the party's convention in the summer.
Japan Curling Championship Men's Consadole wins for the fourth time in three years
The final of the Japan Curling Championship was held on the 4th, and in the men's competition, Consadole defeated SC Karuizawa Club, who were aiming for their third straight title, 8-3, winning their fourth championship in three years.
“Waccha, let’s do it (everyone will do it)!” Noto Town [Voices from the disaster area]
This logo was created by a 30-year-old woman who was living as an evacuee after her home was damaged. ``In Noto Town, when we all get fired up, we say, ``Waccha, let's do it!'' ``We're shouting, ``Everyone will do it.'' At the center of the illustration is a firm handshake and a map of the town painted bright red. "I don't want Noto Town to be forgotten. My hope is that the lights of Noto Town will never go out."
Agriculture Minister Sakamoto Ishikawa inspects the port of Wajima and exchanges opinions with fisheries officials
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Sakamoto inspected the port in Wajima City, Ishikawa Prefecture, which was damaged by the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, and confirmed the emergency measures needed to restart the fishing industry.
Liberal Democratic Party: ``Consider banning corporate and group donations,'' Liberal Democratic Party takes a cautious stance Sunday debate
In response to the issue surrounding the LDP faction's political funding party, the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan argued on NHK's "Sunday Debate" that the ruling and opposition parties, including the LDP, should consider banning corporate and group donations. Businesses and organizations took a cautious stance, stating that the Constitution allows them the same freedom of political activity as individuals.
"Sapporo Snow Festival", which colors Sapporo in winter, begins
The Sapporo Snow Festival, which colors Sapporo in winter, has begun, with snow and ice sculptures of various sizes entertaining tourists.
JR Keihin-Tohoku Line and Tokaido Line resume operations on all lines
JR Keihin-Tohoku Line and JR Tokaido Line had been suspended from after 10am due to a fire that occurred along the lines near Omori Station, but operations on both lines resumed at 1:36pm. .
An event where children in disaster-stricken areas get active through sports and games
An event is being held in Hakui City, Ishikawa Prefecture, to encourage children in areas affected by the Noto Peninsula Earthquake to exercise and refresh themselves through sports and games.
Family members of patients speak at symposium to promote understanding of “rare and intractable diseases”
A symposium was held to deepen understanding of rare and incurable diseases, which have a particularly small number of patients and can leave families isolated.
Charity concert to support victims of the Noto Peninsula Earthquake in New York, USA
In an effort to support those affected by the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, a charity concert was held in New York, USA, featuring musical actors from Ishikawa Prefecture.
Liberal Democratic Party: “To explain at Political Ethics Commission” Liberal Democratic Party: “Revealing the reality, political responsibility” Sunday debate
In response to the issue surrounding the political funding party of a faction of the Liberal Democratic Party, the Liberal Democratic Party announced on NHK's "Sunday Debate" that it would proceed with consideration in the direction of having relevant members attend the National Diet's Political Ethics Review Committee and explain the matter. Meanwhile, the Constitutional Democratic Party called on the Liberal Democratic Party to clarify the actual situation and fulfill its political responsibility.
Ishikawa Shiga Town 10 “trailer houses” that will be used as temporary housing arrive
On the morning of the 4th, 10 trailer houses, which will serve as temporary housing for people whose homes were damaged in the Noto Peninsula Earthquake, arrived in Shiga Town, Ishikawa Prefecture from Nagano Prefecture.
Shohei Otani interacts with fans for the first time after transferring “It would be great if we could fight together”
Major League Baseball's Dodgers' player Shohei Otani appeared in front of fans for the first time since his transfer at a team event, calling out, ``My only goal is to win the World Series, so it would be great if I could fight alongside the fans.'' It helped liven up the venue.
Fire at restaurant near JR Omori Station Ota Ward, Tokyo
Around 10 a.m. on the 4th, a fire broke out at a restaurant near JR Omori Station in Ota Ward, Tokyo, and the fire department is working to extinguish it.
Shogi ``Kio Tournament'' begins in Uozu, Toyama; Fujii Hakkan cheers for disaster victims
The first round of the Kioh Tournament, one of the eight major shogi titles, began on the morning of the 4th in Uozu City, Toyama Prefecture. At the eve festival held on the night of the 3rd, Sota Fujii Hachikan, who will be defending his title, expressed his determination, ``I want to do my best to make this a game that will bring joy to the people affected by the Noto Peninsula Earthquake.''
JR Keihin-Tohoku Line and Tokaido Line operations suspended due to fire near Omori Station
Due to a fire that broke out along the line near Omori Station, JR Keihin Tohoku Line has suspended operations on the up and down lines between Omiya Station and Ofuna Station from around 10:30 a.m. Due to this, the JR Tokaido Line has also suspended operations on the up and down lines between Shinagawa Station and Yokohama Station.
UK and Northern Ireland self-governing government established, first Prime Minister from political party advocating unity
A self-governing government has been established in Northern Ireland for the first time in two years, and Prime Minister O'Neill, who was the first to take office from a Catholic party that advocates unification with Ireland, has emphasized his willingness to cooperate with Protestant parties and other parties that have historically been at odds. Did.
Ishikawa Suzu: Expansion of waste reception locations from 1 to 3 locations
Suzu City, Ishikawa Prefecture, where many buildings were damaged in the earthquake, is expected to generate a huge amount of disaster waste as the demolition and removal of collapsed houses gets underway in earnest, and has decided not to accept the waste from the current location. We are making preparations to increase the number of locations from one location to three locations.
Snowboarding World Cup halfpipe: Japanese teams win both men's and women's races
In the 4th halfpipe race of the Snowboarding World Cup, 22-year-old Yuto Totsuka won the men's race for the first time this season, while 19-year-old Mitsuki Ono won the women's race for the second time this season.
Kanto-Koshin Heavy snowfall mainly along the mountains from the 5th to the 6th Snowfall also occurs in Tokyo's 23 wards
The Kanto-Koshin region is expected to experience heavy snowfall, mainly along and in mountainous areas, from the afternoon of the 5th to the morning of the 6th, with snow expected to accumulate in flat areas, including Tokyo's 23 wards. If the temperature is lower than expected, there is a risk of warning-level heavy snow even in flat areas, so please pay close attention to future information.
Woman hit and killed; 23-year-old office worker arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run Itabashi, Tokyo
A 63-year-old woman was hit and killed on the street in Itabashi Ward, Tokyo, and the Metropolitan Police Department arrested the 23-year-old office worker who was driving the large truck that sped away from the scene on suspicion of hit-and-run.
Lausanne International Ballet Competition: 2 winners, Airi Kobayashi, 5th place
The finals of Switzerland's Lausanne International Ballet Competition, which is known as a gateway to success for young ballet dancers around the world, were held, with Airi Kobayashi from Tokyo taking 5th place and Taichi Toshida from Tokyo taking 9th place. Did.
US and British forces launch additional attacks on facilities related to the Houthi rebel group in Yemen
U.S. Secretary of Defense Austin recently issued a statement announcing that on the 3rd, the U.S. and British forces conducted attacks on 13 locations, including facilities affiliated with the Iranian-backed Houthi rebel group in Yemen. The attack is said to be part of an operation to distract the Houthi forces.
Voting begins today in Kyoto City mayoral election, with competition between newcomers for the first time in 16 years
The Kyoto mayoral election, which was a contest between newcomers for the first time in 16 years, was held on the 4th, and voting began at 7 a.m.
Wives of Russian soldiers mobilized to invade Ukraine appeal for early return
The wives of soldiers mobilized to invade Ukraine gathered in the Russian capital, Moscow, to appeal for their early return. Reporters and others covering the incident were temporarily detained by security authorities, and Putin's government appears to be nervous about growing public opinion against the invasion of Ukraine ahead of next month's presidential election.
Noto Peninsula Earthquake Spreading untrue or false information on SNS, respond carefully
In the wake of the Noto Peninsula earthquake that occurred on the 1st of last month, a lot of information was sent mainly on social media complaining about the damage and isolation, and calling for help, but information that was unclear or false was also spread. Some of the posts appear to have posed as victims of the disaster in order to increase the number of views, and experts say, ``A characteristic of the increase is that information is being posted for the purpose of income, and even if the content is important, it is not posted immediately.'' We need to respond carefully."
US military retaliates with air strikes on Iranian military facilities, killing 45 people
In retaliation for the attack that killed three soldiers, the U.S. military launched airstrikes on facilities associated with Iran's elite military forces in Iraq and Syria, and it is believed that at least 45 people were killed in the attack. Amid the voices of opposition from Iran and the countries that were bombed, attention will be paid to whether the United States will take further retaliatory measures.