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100% spectator capacity except for the J-League "Vocal Support Area"

2022-09-09 22:56:00
The soccer J-League has revised its guidelines for matches that allow vocal cheering, maintaining a capacity rate of 50% in areas where cheering is permitted, but increasing it to 100% in other areas. I decided to

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Statistics fraud Prosecution postponed for Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism officials “I tried to normalize the fraud”

2022-09-09 22:03:00
The Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office has accused five officials of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism's fraudulent processing of data, including double counting of "basic statistics," which are particularly important among national statistics. After certifying it, the prosecution was deferred, saying, ``I tried to normalize the fraud that has continued for many years.''

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Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress Meet with the President and First Lady of Palau at the Imperial Palace

2022-09-09 22:02:00
Their Majesties the Emperor and Empress had a press conference on the evening of the 9th with Palau's President and Mrs. Whips, who are visiting Japan.

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Wakayama Hikata River and Kame River The observation station in Kainan City is below the flood danger level

2022-09-09 21:45:00
According to Wakayama Prefecture, the water level of the Hikata River in Kainan City, Wakayama Prefecture was above the flood danger water level at the Kainan Bridge Observatory, but it fell below the flood danger water level at 8:20 pm. In addition, the Kamenagawa River was above the flood danger level at the Daishibashi Observatory, but it fell below at 8:30 pm.

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Hino Motors Data Fraud Issue ``Extremely Vicious'' Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Issues First Correction Order

2022-09-09 21:31:00
The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism said that over 120,000 vehicles with exhaust gas performance that did not meet the standards were sold due to the fraudulent data problem of Hino Motors for about 20 years. issued a corrective order to demand drastic reforms. This is the first time that a correction order has been applied since the system was established three years ago.

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Miyagi Minamisanriku Town A car driven by a man in his 60s crashes into a store

2022-09-09 21:19:00
On the afternoon of the 9th, at Minamisanriku Sansan Shopping Street in Minamisanriku Town, Miyagi Prefecture, a passenger car driven by a man in his 60s crashed into a pastry shop, injuring a customer who was in the shop with a broken bone, and an employee with minor injuries. I was injured.

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Wakayama Turtle River reaches flood danger level at Kainan City Observatory

2022-09-09 20:39:00
According to Wakayama Prefecture, at around 8:10 pm at Daishibashi Observatory on the "Turtle River" in Kainan City, Wakayama Prefecture, the flood danger level was exceeded.

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Typhoon No. 12 approaches the Okinawa region with strong force from the 11th. Storms also occur in the Sakishima Islands.

2022-09-09 20:37:00
Typhoon No. 12, which is located on the sea east of the Philippines, will gain strength from the 11th to the 14th, approaching the Okinawa region, and especially in the Sakishima Islands. is calling

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His Majesty the Emperor expresses 'deep sorrow and heartfelt condolences' to the Queen

2022-09-09 20:21:00
His Majesty the Emperor expressed his deep sorrow and heartfelt condolences following the death of Queen Elizabeth of England on the 9th.

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Wakayama Hikata River reaches flood danger level at Hainan City Observatory

2022-09-09 20:19:00
The water level at the Kainan Bridge Observatory on the Hikata River in Kainan City, Wakayama Prefecture was 2.7 meters at 7:40 pm, exceeding the flood danger water level.

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Wakayama Hikata River reaches flood danger level at Hainan City Observatory

2022-09-09 20:05:00
The water level at the Kainan Bridge Observatory on the Hikata River in Kainan City, Wakayama Prefecture was 2.7 meters at 7:40 pm, exceeding the flood danger water level.

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His Majesty the Emperor expresses 'deep sorrow and heartfelt condolences' to the Queen

2022-09-09 20:00:00
His Majesty the Emperor expressed his deep sorrow and heartfelt condolences following the death of Queen Elizabeth of England on the 9th.

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Oma Nuclear Power Plant's fifth postponement of safety measures construction Electric Power Development explained to local governments

2022-09-09 19:50:00
Regarding the Ohma Nuclear Power Plant to be built in Aomori Prefecture, the operator "Electric Power Development" has postponed the start of safety measures construction required by the new regulatory standards by about two years from the previous "second half of this year". I decided to do so and informed the local government on the 9th. The timing of the start of operation has also been postponed, aiming for 2030.

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A prefectural and city joint special audit following the death of a child who was left behind on a school bus

2022-09-09 19:14:00
In response to the death of a 3-year-old girl who was left behind in a school bus at a certified children's center in Makinohara City, Shizuoka Prefecture, what kind of problems did the prefecture and Makinohara City have in the safety management system of the child center? I entered a special audit on the 9th to find out.

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Preparing for large-scale blackouts “Local production for local consumption of electricity” attracting attention

2022-09-09 19:13:00
Typhoon No. 15 caused extensive damage mainly in Chiba Prefecture due to record-breaking winds. Power outages lasted more than two weeks, and 12 people were certified as disaster-related deaths. Eight of them are said to have died due to power outages such as heatstroke. Three years have passed since the typhoon that left a strong impression on the horror of power outages. There is a growing movement to “locally produce and consume” energy. (Chiba Broadcasting Station Reporter Yasuyuki Ooka Motoyoshi Okamoto Yuzuru Sakamoto / Kushiro Broadcasting Station Reporter Shunsuke Shimanaka)

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Twin pandas at Tokyo Ueno Zoo to normal viewing October 4th

2022-09-09 19:13:00
From the 4th of next month, the twin pandas at Tokyo Ueno Zoo can now be viewed as usual, instead of being viewed by lottery.

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Typhoon No. 12 approaches the Okinawa region with strong force from the 11th. Storms also occur in the Sakishima Islands.

2022-09-09 19:11:00
Typhoon No. 12, which is located on the sea east of the Philippines, will gain strength from the 11th to the 14th, approaching the Okinawa region, and especially in the Sakishima Islands. is calling

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“Ethnic discrimination in business daily report” Judgment finalized ordering compensation and prohibition of distribution to the company

2022-09-09 19:10:00
A Korean-Japanese employee working for a real estate company in Osaka complained that she suffered mental anguish after being repeatedly distributed documents containing discriminatory language against race and ethnicity at her workplace. , The Supreme Court dismissed the company's appeal, and the judgment was finalized, ordering the company to compensate and not to distribute the document.

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First Aid Day I will tell you where to borrow an AED.

2022-09-09 19:07:00
If a family member or friend collapsed in front of you, you would call an ambulance. If it is a case to use AED. Do you know where the AED is? When you call for an ambulance, the fire department will tell you where to rent an AED nearby. Such efforts are now underway.

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Two men and women in Tenri, Nara, murdered The bodies are confirmed to be a 59-year-old mother and a 29-year-old second son

2022-09-09 18:55:00
On the 1st of this month, two men and women were found murdered in a house in Tenri City, Nara Prefecture. . About four hours before the discovery of the body, his eldest son, who was living with his mother, died in a car accident, and police are investigating the connection to the incident.

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Doshisha University American Football Club Announces Indefinite Suspension Due to Arrest of 4 Club Members

2022-09-09 18:48:00
Doshisha University's American football club has withdrawn from the league game that started this month and has been indefinitely suspended after four members were arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a female college student who was too drunk to resist. announced that it will cease operations.

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Tokyo District Court Orders Tokyo Medical University to Compensate for ``Failure on the Basis of Gender''

2022-09-09 18:41:00
Problems of inappropriate entrance exams occurred one after another at medical schools nationwide. In a lawsuit in which women who took entrance examinations to Tokyo Medical University sought compensation from the university for having their scores deducted because of their gender, the Tokyo District Court ruled that it was against the spirit of the Constitution, which prohibits unreasonable discrimination. He pointed out that he ordered to pay a total of more than 18 million yen.

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Yamagami's uncle NHK interview "Tetsuya feels ruthless and angry"

2022-09-09 18:13:00
Two months have passed since the shooting incident of former Prime Minister Abe. Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, who is under investigation on suspicion of murder in this case, has a grudge against the former Unification Church, to which his mother made a large donation, and believes he has a close relationship with the organization. It is believed that he targeted former Prime Minister Abe. The background has become even clearer from the testimony of the suspect's uncle and related people.

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Former Organizing Committee Chairman Yoshiro Mori questioned as witness for Tokyo Olympics/Para bribery case

2022-09-09 18:12:00
The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office voluntarily asked Mr. Yoshiro Mori, former Prime Minister and chairman of the Organizing Committee, about the corruption case surrounding the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics sponsorship contract by the 9th. I learned this from interviews with people involved. The Special Investigation Department is believed to have confirmed what authority Haruyuki Takahashi, former director of the Organizing Committee, was re-arrested for accepting bribes, in selecting sponsors.

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“It is illegal to set up a dedicated road for garbage trucks” Tokyo Hino City loses the lawsuit

2022-09-09 18:11:00
Residents complained that it was illegal for Hino City to build a dedicated road in the park for garbage trucks to go in and out of the waste treatment facility, and the Supreme Court appealed to Hino City. The ruling has been finalized, which ordered the mayor to compensate for the construction cost of more than 250 million yen.

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“Mothers work in households with children” 75.9% highest ever Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare survey

2022-09-09 18:08:00
A survey by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare found that as the number of dual-income households increases, the percentage of mothers who work while raising children has exceeded 75%, the highest ever.

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Shibuya-ku, Tokyo Parent-child slashing case A third-year junior high school girl was sent to the family court

2022-09-09 17:57:00
Last month, the Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office sent a third-year junior high school girl who was arrested for cutting two parents and children on the street in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo to the family court on the 9th. In the future, the family court will conduct a detailed investigation into the living conditions of the female student and decide on the disposition.

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Miyagi Minamisanriku-cho A car driven by a man in his 60s crashed into a store and two people were lightly injured

2022-09-09 17:56:00
On the afternoon of the 9th, a passenger car driven by a man in his 60s crashed into a pastry shop at Minamisanriku Sansan Shopping Street in Minamisanriku Town, Miyagi Prefecture, and two people, a customer and an employee, were slightly injured.

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A prefectural and city joint special audit following the death of a child who was left behind on a school bus

2022-09-09 17:28:00
In response to the death of a 3-year-old girl who was left behind in a school bus at a certified children's center in Makinohara City, Shizuoka Prefecture, what kind of problems did the prefecture and Makinohara City have in the safety management system of the child center? I went into a special audit just before 1pm to find out.

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Shiretoko sightseeing boat sank Three corpses on board Patrol ship Sakhalin departure to Otaru for 10 days

2022-09-09 17:25:00
The bodies of three people, believed to be missing, found along the coast of Kunashiri Island in the Northern Territories after a tourist boat sank off the coast of Hokkaido's Shiretoko Peninsula were handed over from the Russian side at the port of Sakhalin on the 9th. The Japan Coast Guard patrol boat carrying the body is scheduled to return to Otaru Port on the 10th.

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“It is illegal to set up a dedicated road for garbage trucks” Tokyo Hino City loses the lawsuit

2022-09-09 17:03:00
Residents complained that it was illegal for Hino City to build a dedicated road in the park for garbage trucks to go in and out of the waste treatment facility, and the Supreme Court appealed to Hino City. The ruling has been finalized, which ordered the mayor to compensate for the construction cost of more than 250 million yen.

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Order to return more than 390 million yen due to fraudulent receipt of employment adjustment subsidy to travel agency

2022-09-09 16:42:00
The Tokyo Labor Bureau has sued the travel agency "World Air Service" in Tokyo for 390 million yen for fraudulently receiving employment adjustment subsidies by creating false documents pretending that employees were on leave. We took a disposition to order the return of the yen surplus.

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Consumer Affairs Agency to set up a study group on "Stealth Marketing"

2022-09-09 16:39:00
Regarding the so-called "stealth marketing" that advertises without clearly indicating that it is an advertisement, the Consumer Affairs Agency will set up a study group to discuss regulations under the Act on Premiums and Misleading Representations, which stipulates rules for advertising display.

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The oldest characters in Japan found on suzuri from the Yayoi period Analysis result Permanent pen ink

2022-09-09 16:34:00
Researchers have expressed the view that the writing-like traces left on a plate-shaped stone that was unearthed in the ruins of Matsue City, which is believed to be a suzuri from the middle of the Yayoi period, may be the oldest writing in Japan. However, after detailed analysis, it turned out to be permanent ink.

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A prefectural and city joint special audit following the death of a child who was left behind on a school bus

2022-09-09 16:18:00
In response to the death of a 3-year-old girl who was left behind in a school bus at a certified children's center in Makinohara City, Shizuoka Prefecture, what kind of problems did the prefecture and Makinohara City have in the safety management system of the child center? I went into a special audit just before 1pm to find out.

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Prince Takamado, eldest daughter of the Takamado family Special UNICEF class at elementary school Matsuyama

2022-09-09 16:17:00
Ms. Tsuguko, the eldest daughter of the Takamado family and a staff member of the Japan Committee for UNICEF, held a special class at an elementary school in Matsuyama City to let people know about the current situation of children around the world suffering from war and poverty.

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NHK BS1 Special BPO Opinion “There was a serious violation of broadcasting ethics”

2022-09-09 16:14:00
Regarding the program that closely covered the production team of the official documentary film of the Tokyo Olympics broadcasted on BS1 Special last year, the committee of BPO = Broadcasting Ethics and Program Improvement Organization pointed out that there were problems at each stage of interviewing, editing, and previewing. However, on the 9th, a written opinion was released stating that there was a serious violation of broadcasting ethics. NHK said, "We will take the complaints seriously and continue to cover and produce programs that will earn the trust of our viewers."

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Snake sighting about 2m long on the street Missing Ibaraki Tsukubamirai city

2022-09-09 15:59:00
On the 7th, in Tsukubamirai City, Ibaraki Prefecture, a large snake with a length of about 2 meters was witnessed, and its whereabouts are unknown. Police are urging people to stay away and report them if they see them.

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First Aid Day I will tell you where to borrow an AED.

2022-09-09 15:45:00
If a family member or friend collapsed in front of you, you would call an ambulance. If it is a case to use AED. Do you know where the AED is? When you call for an ambulance, the fire department will tell you where to rent an AED nearby. Such efforts have begun.

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``National funeral'' decision to reject provisional injunction such as suspension of budget execution Yokohama District Court

2022-09-09 15:18:00
The Yokohama District Court has decided to reject a request for a provisional disposition by a citizen group opposed to the state funeral of former Prime Minister Abe on the 27th of this month, which requested that the budget not be executed.

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Japan's first ``mandatory solar power generation for homes'' policy to be enforced after 3 years Tokyo Metropolitan Government

2022-09-09 14:49:00
At a meeting held on the 9th, the metropolitan government aims to implement the system from 2025, three years from now, at a meeting held on the 9th. indicated the policy.

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Child abuse The number of consultations last year was more than 207,000, the highest ever Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

2022-09-09 14:33:00
According to a summary by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the number of consultations received by child guidance centers for children who were abused by parents and others was over 207,000 last year, the highest number ever.

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South Korean ambassador to Japan "I want to cooperate with the return of the victims" Meeting with the families of the abductees

2022-09-09 14:33:00
South Korea's Ambassador to Japan Yun, who arrived in July, met with the families of the victims abducted by North Korea and said, "I want to cooperate so that the victims can come back." I was.

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“Ethnic discrimination in business daily report” Judgment finalized ordering compensation and prohibition of distribution to the company

2022-09-09 14:23:00
A Korean-Japanese employee working for a real estate company in Osaka complained that she suffered mental anguish after being repeatedly distributed documents containing discriminatory language against race and ethnicity at her workplace. , The Supreme Court dismissed the company's appeal, and the judgment was finalized, ordering the company to compensate and not to distribute the document.

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Former Organizing Committee Chairman Yoshiro Mori questioned as witness for Tokyo Olympics/Para bribery case

2022-09-09 14:22:00
The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office voluntarily interviewed Mr. Yoshiro Mori, former Prime Minister and chairman of the Organizing Committee, as a witness by the 9th in a corruption case related to the sponsorship contract of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. I understood from the interview. The Special Investigation Department is believed to have confirmed what kind of authority was given to former Organizing Committee Director Haruyuki Takahashi, who was re-arrested for accepting bribes, in selecting sponsors.

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Snake sighting about 2m long on the street Missing Ibaraki Tsukubamirai city

2022-09-09 13:59:00
On the 7th, in Tsukubamirai City, Ibaraki Prefecture, a large snake with a length of about 2 meters was witnessed, and its whereabouts are unknown. Police are urging people to stay away and report them if they see them.

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Sophia University student murder case remains unsolved for 26 years Call for information from bereaved families

2022-09-09 13:53:00
In 1996, a female student at Sophia University was murdered in Katsushika Ward, Tokyo, and her house was set on fire. The bereaved family handed out flyers and appealed, "I want you to have the courage to provide even trivial information."

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Ukrainian woman ``power harassment from boss'' sued for compensation Nara

2022-09-09 13:44:00
A Ukrainian woman living in Nara Prefecture has filed a lawsuit seeking damages for power harassment by her boss at work. She claims she was power harassed over her request to be removed from her Russian-related work.

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Former Organizing Committee Chairman Yoshiro Mori questioned as witness for Tokyo Olympics/Para bribery case

2022-09-09 13:30:00
The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office voluntarily interviewed Mr. Yoshiro Mori, former Prime Minister and chairman of the Organizing Committee, as a witness by the 9th in a corruption case related to the sponsorship contract of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. I understood from the interview. The Special Investigation Department is believed to have confirmed what kind of authority was given to former Organizing Committee Director Haruyuki Takahashi, who was re-arrested for accepting bribes, in selecting sponsors.

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A child died on a kindergarten bus Installation of a flower stand in the parking lot Shizuoka Makinohara

2022-09-09 13:00:00
At a certified children's center in Makinohara City, Shizuoka Prefecture, a 3-year-old girl died of heatstroke after being left in the car of a school bus. People are mourning the dead girl.

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Shiretoko sightseeing boat sank Three corpses on board Patrol ship Sakhalin departure to Otaru for 10 days

2022-09-09 12:48:00
The bodies of three people, believed to be missing, found along the coast of Kunashiri Island in the Northern Territories in an accident in which a tourist boat sank off the Shiretoko Peninsula in Hokkaido, were handed over from the Russian side at the port of Sakhalin on the 9th. The Japan Coast Guard patrol boat carrying the body is scheduled to return to Otaru Port on the 10th.

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Snake sighting about 2m long on the street Missing Ibaraki Tsukubamirai city

2022-09-09 12:40:00
On the 7th, in Tsukubamirai City, Ibaraki Prefecture, a large snake with a length of about 2 meters was witnessed, and its whereabouts are unknown. Police are urging people to stay away and report them if they see them.

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Typhoon No. 12 May approach the Sakishima Islands with strong force from the 11th to the beginning of the week

2022-09-09 12:37:00
Typhoon No. 12 is slowly moving northwest over the sea to the east of the Philippines, and from Sunday the 11th to early next week, Typhoon No. 12 will approach the Sakishima Islands with strong force, and there is a risk of strong winds and high waves. The Japan Meteorological Observatory is calling for attention to future typhoon information.

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Industry groups strengthen countermeasures against successive standoff incidents at Internet cafes

2022-09-09 11:19:00
In response to a series of incidents in which employees were taken hostage at Internet cafes in Saitama Prefecture and barricaded themselves in private rooms, industry groups reviewed their guidelines this month and strengthened countermeasures, such as the introduction of a system that allows doors to be opened from the outside in an emergency. I am looking for

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Former Prime Minister Abe shot 1 year ago Grudge against the former Unification Church Email to former church executive

2022-09-09 10:02:00
A man who was a local cadre of the former Unification Church, who has been involved with the suspect and his family for more than 20 years, was arrested in the case where former Prime Minister Abe was shot and died while giving a speech in Nara, NHK. In response to the interview, he testified that about a year before the incident, the suspect sent an e-mail containing a grudge against the church.

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Shiretoko sightseeing boat sank Three bodies to be handed over Patrol boat arrives in Sakhalin

2022-09-09 08:48:00
A Japan Coast Guard patrol boat arriving at a port in southern Sakhalin, heading for the delivery of the bodies of three people found along the coast of Kunashiri Island in the Northern Territories after a sightseeing boat sunk off the coast of Hokkaido's Shiretoko Peninsula. Did. The patrol boat will receive the body after this and is expected to return to Otaru Port on the 10th.

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Typhoon No. 12 may approach Okinawa Prefecture from Sunday

2022-09-09 06:52:00
Typhoon No. 12 is moving westward over the sea to the east of the Philippines and is likely to approach Okinawa Prefecture from Sunday the 11th to early next week. The Japan Meteorological Agency is calling for attention to future typhoon information.

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Former director of the Organizing Committee Did you accept bribes from an acquaintance's company?

2022-09-09 05:31:00
Former directors of the organizing committee were arrested for accepting bribes from former managing directors of KADOKAWA, a major publishing company, in relation to the sponsorship contract for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. Before the arrest, the representative of the company had explained to the people around him that "in transactions with the former director's company, there were times when he did not make a contract and sent money". The Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office's Special Investigation Department is believed to have used the company of an acquaintance with whom the former director had a close relationship as a bribe receiver, and is expected to investigate the actual situation.

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Female body abandonment case Former company employee to be re-arrested on suspicion of murder Metropolitan Police Department

2022-09-09 04:16:00
In June this year, a 23-year-old woman in Tokyo went missing and was found dead on the side of a forest road in Ibaraki Prefecture. Interviews with investigative officials revealed that they had decided to re-arrest on the 9th, saying that they had killed him.

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