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Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato indicts Hong Kong newspaper founder for "serious concerns such as freedom of speech" ...

Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato said at a press conference on Thursday that Rei Chiei,the founder of the hong kong newspaper "蘋(Hikari Apple) Daily", known for his pro-democracy tone, was detained and charged with fraud, "There are also serious concerns about the impact of a series of cases on the freedom of speech, ties, and freedom of assembly that Hong Kong has enjoyed.

mainichi.jp 12/4/2020 13:51JST Category:Politics

A woman in her 80s at the delivery destination has cardiopulmonary arrest, a post office man is saved by a heart massage ...

The City Chukyo Fire Department presented a letter of appreciation to a male staff member of the Chukyo Post Office for his efforts in the life-saving activities of the family in a private house in Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto. The male bureau member was pleased, "I am glad that the woman has become energetic above all". Itohei Baba, 36, of the station's second collection and distribution sales department. On September 18, a woman in her 80s went into cardiopulmonary arrest at the front door when she visited a private house in the ward for a re-delivery of mail. Mr. Baba called 119 and for about 5 minutes before arriving at the fire brigade, he had a sternum compression (heart massage) at the scene.

Kyoto Shimbun 12/4/2020 13:45JST Category:Japan

Pfizer vaccine arrives in UK for first 800,000 doses

A new coronavirus vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer and Germany's Biontec arrived in the UK on Wednesday via eurotunnel connecting The United Kingdom and France from its manufacturing base, Belgium. Britain approved widespread use of the vaccine for the first time in the world on February 2, and vaccinations are expected to begin as early as next week. The British government

BLOGOS 12/4/2020 13:39JST Category:World

Korean business group predicts that "exports will exceed Japan in 7 years" = Korea Net ...

On December 3, 2020, Seoul,Korea, reported on the prospect of an economic organization that "South Korea will become the fifth largest exporter in the world in seven years" over Japan. On the same day, the National Federation of Business Peoples, a Korean economic organization, said, "Korea's export growth rate since 2010 (average of 1.5% per year. 68%), but in seven years' time it will overtake Japan, which has clearly weakened its export competitiveness, to become the world's fifth-largest exporter." Japan, the world's fifth-largest exporter, and South Korea, the seventh largest exporter,

Record China 12/4/2020 13:36JST Category:World

The current state of corona that hunts down the medical frontline Aging of hospitalized patients, burden ...

Last month (November 2020), an elderly Corona patient died at Osaka City 13 Citizen's Hospital. The bodies were double sealed in a special bag and transported outside the hospital area. It was not the family but the hospital staff who took care of it. "You can't meet the whole family. One of you can see your face. I think this is all right," the nurses said, until the coffin was delivered and sent off to the crematorium. Due to covid-19

J-CAST News 12/4/2020 13:21JST Category:Japan

The LDP's "Netoyo City Council" sued by the former Governor of Niigata Prefecture ...

Yoneyama filed a lawsuit against Yuji Okada, a member of the Kobe City Council of the Liberal Democratic Party, seeking 5.5 million yen in damages for defamation, and the first oral argument was held on December 1. "On September 28, I wrote on Twitter, "At 4:00 today, I would like to report to Twitter that a provisional disposition order for the disclosure of callers has been issued for an account called Fuka Kurose. This is only the first step, but I would like to proceed solemnly and aim to establish an appropriate speech environment. Write

livedoor NEWS 12/4/2020 13:21JST Category:Politics

Top U.S. intelligence officials warn of China's move "biggest threat since World War II"

U.S. Intelligence Secretary Ratcliffe described China as "the biggest threat since World War II"/Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (CNN) U.S. Intelligence Secretary Ratcliffe, who is the top U.S. intelligence official, said Today that China is the U.S.

livedoor NEWS 12/4/2020 12:48JST Category:World

OPEC plus coordinated production cut in January

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and "OPEC Plus", which is produced by non-member oil producers such as Russia, held a ministerial meeting in a televised meeting on January 3, 2021, and agreed to gradually reduce the scale of production cuts from January 2021. The current coordinated daily production reduction of 7.7 million barrels per day will be until the end of December, and in January 2019, production will be reduced by 500,000 barrels to 7.2 million barrels. From February onwards, the market

mainichi.jp 12/4/2020 12:45JST Category:Politics

Hawaii couple arrested after boarding passenger plane knowing new Corona positive

A couple who boarded a passenger plane denoted knowing that they were positive for the new Corona were arrested/ Kaai Police Department (CNN) Knowing that a couple living in Hawaii tested positive for covid-19, they boarded a passenger plane in California.

livedoor NEWS 12/4/2020 12:35JST Category:World

Awarding domestic natural cheese selected as japan's highest peak " Japan ...

Award ceremony for the Japan Cheese Awards 2020, which honors domestic natural cheeses selected as japan's highest peak, grand prix and 21 category awards from 78 workshops and 233 cheeses nationwide! Media seminars held by representatives of cheese studios on "Prospects and Issues of Domestic Cheese in the Corona Era" will also be held on Tuesday, December 1 / Venue: LUMINE O (Shibuya-ku, Tokyo) Npo Cheese Professional Association (Chairman: Rumiko Honma, hereinafter CPA)

CNET 12/4/2020 12:24JST Category:LifeStyle