2022年02月19日

2月19日:毎日5分の英語習慣:沖縄ダムで米軍不発弾か 八村塁今季最多20得点



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ウクライナ侵攻を正当化:クレムリンの動向注目
コロナ死者の90%は70歳以上
韓国でコロナ感染者数が1日10万人突破
沖縄のダムで見つかった軍需品:米軍の可能性
IOCバッハ会長:ワリエワへの対応を批判
JAL:業績回復を視野に入れ、採用活動を再開
生徒から没収の大麻隠していた疑い:高校教諭書類送検
元会社役員5000万円支払い命令:ヘッドハンティング
八村塁:今季最多20得点…復帰戦で勝利に貢献


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Allies watch for Kremlin attempt to justify Ukraine invasion.
The U.S. issued some of its starkest, most detailed warnings yet about how a Russian invasion of Ukraine might unfold, and its Western allies went on high alert for any attempts by the Kremlin to create a false pretext for a new war in Europe.
U.S. President Joe Biden sounded unusually dire Thursday, as he warned that Washington saw no signs of a promised Russian withdrawal -- but instead saw more troops moving toward the border with Ukraine, indicating Moscow could invade within days.

90% of recent deaths from coronavirus involved patients aged 70+.
Japan's health ministry says over 90 percent of the coronavirus deaths during the past week involved patients aged 70 and older.
The ministry said municipalities nationwide reported 960 deaths due to the coronavirus during the week up to Tuesday.
The ministry said 29.4 percent of the patients who died were aged 90 and older, while 43.2 percent of them were in their 80s.

South Korea daily COVID-19 cases top 100,000, curfew eased ahead of election.
South Korea's new daily COVID-19 cases topped 100,000 for the first time amid its Omicron outbreak, with authorities saying social distancing measures would be only slightly eased ahead of the March 9 presidential election.
Authorities announced on Friday they would move a curfew on restaurants and cafes from 9 p.m. to 10 p.m., a nod to increasing criticism from business owners.

Munitions found at Okinawa dam likely to belong to U.S. forces.
The Okinawa prefectural government stopped drawing water from the Kurashiki dam after officials discovered unexploded ordnances and drums containing projectile shells in the mud there, it announced on Feb. 17.
The spot where the old munitions were discovered is normally submerged when the dam is full. But the water level was low when officials were conducting an inspection of the dam and discovered the ammunition and large metal drums.

Olympics: IOC's Bach says Valieva figure skating spectacle 'chilling'.
A day after 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva suffered a meltdown on sport's biggest stage, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said the doping scandal and its fallout "disturbed" him.
In his opening comments at a press conference held Friday to mark the nearing end of the Beijing Olympics, Bach said the way the Russian Olympic Committee skater was received by her entourage after exiting the ice following her disastrous free routine "was chilling."

JAL eyes rebound, reopens hiring process.
apan Airlines is preparing for a rebound in air travel. After a two-year hiring hiatus, the company is looking to recruit new graduates again.
JAL put the freeze on almost all of its recruiting in the spring of 2020, but is now accepting job applications from prospective mechanics and flight attendants. The new employees would join in April 2023.
But the number they hire is expected to be smaller than it was before the pandemic.

Vice principal, teacher in Osaka accused of hiding confiscated cannabis from police.
Police here sent papers on a private high school vice principal and teacher to public prosecutors on Feb. 18 on suspicion of hiding cannabis confiscated from a student without reporting it to the authorities.
The 70-year-old vice principal and 45-year-old teacher at Kokoku High School in Osaka's Tennoji Ward were reported to prosecutors on suspicion of concealing evidence and cannabis possession.

Ex-company executive ordered to pay 50 million yen for headhunting.
The Tokyo District Court ordered a former consulting company executive to pay 50 million yen for luring his former subordinates to a rival firm he moved to, saying he violated his previous employer’s bylaws against headhunting.
In its ruling issued on Feb. 16, the court called the headhunting a “treacherous” act that cannot be justified in light of social norms.

NBA: Washington's Rui Hachimura goes for 20 in win over Brooklyn.
Rui Hachimura broke the 20-point mark for the first time this season in a 117-103 win on Thursday for his Washington Wizards over the reeling Brooklyn Nets.
Hachimura scored 20 points on 8-for-15 shooting at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, making both three-point shots he attempted in the victory.
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2022年02月18日

2月18日:毎日5分の英語習慣:貿易赤字が8年ぶり高水準 高木美帆個人初の金



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日本海側では2月18日まで大雪の予報
コロナ新規感染者は減少も、高齢者の死亡者数は増加
貿易赤字が8年ぶりの高水準:エネルギー価格高騰が原因
NATO:ロシアの動きは世界を惑わせている
日本政府:中国に邦人男性の釈放を要求
高木美帆が1000mで個人初の金メダル獲得
カーリング日本代表、スイスに敗れるも準決勝進出
象印の株主が中国ギャランツの人事案を否決
学校で同級生をナイフで襲撃した14歳少年を逮捕


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Heavy snowfall forecast for Sea of Japan areas through Feb. 18.
Residents living along the Sea of Japan coast are advised to be on the alert for heavy snow through Feb. 18 due to a strong cold air mass and developing low-pressure system.
The Japan Meteorological Agency is forecasting that heavy snow will continue to fall in the region and other parts. It is calling on people to be vigilant against disruptions in transportation due to snow-covered and icy roads.

New COVID-19 cases drop, but deaths among seniors rising.
Although the sixth wave of novel coronavirus infections has apparently peaked out, deaths among elderly COVID-19 patients could continue to increase at a disturbing rate.
“We believe the peak for new cases around the nation was reached sometime in early February,” Takaji Wakita, chairman of the advisory board of experts to the health ministry, said at a meeting on Feb. 16.

Japan trade deficit reaches 8-year high as energy imports soar.
Japan racked up a 2.2 trillion yen trade deficit last month, an eight-year high, as the cost of energy imports soared, the government said Thursday.
The Finance Ministry said exports edged up 9.6 percent in January from the same month the previous year. Imports jumped 39.6 percent, resulting in the sixth straight month of trade deficits, it said.
The amount is the biggest since January 2014, when the trade deficit totaled nearly 2.8 trillion yen.

NATO: Russia misleads world on troop movements near Ukraine.
NATO allies accused Russia of misleading the world by saying it was returning some troops to bases, reporting that Moscow has instead added as many as 7,000 more forces near its tense border with Ukraine. The alliance warned Thursday that the buildup has only strengthened its resolve.
After a handful of positive signals from Russia that eased tensions earlier in the week, the pendulum appeared to be swinging in the opposite direction again.

Japan demands China release Japanese man from detention.
The Japanese government is demanding the immediate release of a Japanese national in his 50s who was detained by Chinese authorities in Shanghai last year.
“On various levels and on many occasions, we have strongly urged China to grant an early release of this Japanese national,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno said at a news conference on Feb. 17.

OLYMPICS: Miho Takagi wins 1st individual gold in 1,000-meter speed skating.
Miho Takagi won her fourth speedskating medal of the Beijing Games and the first individual gold of her career with an Olympic-record victory in the women’s 1,000 meters Thursday.
Takagi added to silver medals in the 500, 1,500 and team pursuit at the Beijing Games--and especially sweet after losing a gold in the pursuit when her older sister, Nana, fell in the final turn with Japan leading.

Olympics: Japan curlers advance to semis despite loss to Swiss.
Japan advanced to the Beijing Winter Olympic women's curling semifinals Thursday despite losing 8-4 to Switzerland in its last preliminary round game.
Skip Satsuki Fujisawa and team Loco Solare came into the clash ranked third in the 10-team round robin at 5-3, with a win over the first-place Swiss guaranteeing a top-four finish and semifinal berth.

Zojirushi Shareholders Reject Galanz's Appointment Proposal.
Shareholders of Zojirushi Corp. voted down on Thursday an appointment plan proposed by China's Galanz, the largest shareholder in the Japanese home appliance maker.
Instead, five proposals by Zojirushi were given approval at a regular meeting of shareholders in the city of Osaka, western Japan, including the extension of takeover defense measures opposed by Galanz, a major Chinese appliance maker.
14-year-old boy arrested after attacking classmate with knife at school.

Police in Nabari, Mie Prefecture, have arrested a 14-year-old boy after he stabbed a 14-year-old classmate in the neck with a knife in a corridor at their school.
According to police, the incident occurred at around 10 a.m. outside a classroom on the second floor, Sankei Shimbun reported. The victim was taken to hospital where doctors said his wound was not life-threatening.
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2022年02月17日

2月17日:毎日5分の英語習慣:ガソリン価格連続上昇 パワハラで外科医退職



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日英首脳:ウクライナの現状変更に反対
日本のガソリン価格は6週連続で上昇
ウクライナ緊張緩和と原油安でアジア株高
日本:一部の入国者の隔離期間を3日間に短縮へ
大阪マラソン:市民ランナー2万人の参加中止
米ディズニー:ワクチン接種者の屋内マスクは不要に
キリン:中国清涼飲料事業から撤退、海外改革推進
悠仁さま:伝統にとらわれず高校を選択
パワハラで外科医9人が病院を退職へ


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Japan, UK leaders oppose any attempt to alter status quo in Ukraine.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson agreed Wednesday they will not tolerate any attempt to alter the status quo in Ukraine by force amid concerns that Russia may invade its neighbor.
The two leaders underscored their support for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, Kishida told journalists after phone talks with Johnson.

Gasoline price in Japan rises for 6th straight week.
Gasoline prices in Japan rose for the sixth consecutive week despite government efforts to stem the rise with subsidies, government data showed Wednesday.
The average retail price of regular gasoline climbed to 171.40 yen per liter as of Monday, up 0.20 yen from the previous week, with the government paying a 5-yen per liter subsidy for wholesalers, according to the industry ministry.

Asian shares rise on easing of Ukraine tensions, cheaper oil.
Asian shares rose Wednesday, buoyed by hopes for a diplomatic solution instead of a Russian invasion of Ukraine.
But analysts warned the tensions were far from completely resolved, and the situation remains volatile.
“In short, provided we get a further pause in geopolitics, we might be able to focus on worrying data instead. But I would tread carefully on the assumption that we will be able to for long,” RaboResearch said in a report.

Japan to cut isolation period for some overseas arrivals to 3 days.
The isolation period for people entering Japan from destinations categorized as low risk for infection with the omicron coronavirus variant will be reduced from seven days to three from March, according to sources, who said the government is preparing to relax border controls.
People entering Japan from high-risk countries and regions must isolate for seven days at designated accommodations. As of Tuesday, 82 countries and regions were categorized as areas where the risk of infection with the omicron variant is high.

Osaka Marathon to be held minus 20,000 'citizen runners' to prevent COVID spread.
The combined 10th Osaka Marathon and 77th Lake Biwa Mainichi Marathon will be held without the usual 20,000 amateur "citizen" runners to prevent the spread of coronavirus infections, Osaka Gov. Hirofumi Yoshimura revealed on Feb. 15.
The Osaka Prefectural Government is one of the race's organizers. The Feb. 27 event will be held in the city of Osaka with just around 300 runners, men and women, in the elite division.

US Disney World: No more masks indoors for vaccinated visitors.
Starting this week, the masks are coming off for vaccinated visitors to Walt Disney World in Florida.
The theme park resort announced Tuesday that face coverings will be optional for fully-vaccinated visitors in all indoor and outdoor locations, with one exception. Face masks still will be needed for visitors ages 2 and older on enclosed transportation, such as the resort's monorail, buses and the resort's sky gondola.

Kirin to exit China soft drink business to further overseas reforms.
Kirin Holdings Co. said Wednesday it will sell all shares in a soft drink joint venture in China to a local investment fund for around 115 billion yen, in another move to overhaul its overseas business operations.
The announcement comes two days after the Japanese beverage company said it will exit Myanmar's beer market, aiming to end its business partnership with a military-linked entity in the country.

Prince Hisahito breaks with tradition on choice of high school.
Prince Hisahito, second in line to the Chrysanthemum Throne, has been accepted by the University of Tsukuba’s Senior High School in the Otsuka district of Tokyo for enrollment in April, the Imperial Household Agency announced Feb. 16.
It will make him the first member of the imperial family in postwar Japan to enroll in a senior high school other than Gakushuin University’s senior high school.

Nine surgeons to quit hospital over ‘power harassment’.
Otsu Municipal Hospital here announced Feb. 15 that nine surgeons are quitting. The doctors are citing “power harassment” that left them no choice but to leave.
The surgeons are among a group of 10 specialists working in departments handling surgery, digestive surgery and breast surgery. The hospital is categorized as a “local incorporated administrative agency” under Japanese law.
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2022年02月16日

2月16日:毎日5分の英語習慣:ANA空飛ぶクルマ 沖縄まん防解除か 渡部が銅



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まん延防止:沖縄は日曜日に解除の可能性
高齢者感染症患者の増加で病院スタッフは限界
水際対策で入国できぬ留学生「15万人」
ロシア海軍が日本海で大規模演習:武力誇示
豪がウクライナ巡り中国にロシアを非難するよう要請
北朝鮮の核施設付近で小さな地震が発生
不採算路線の見直しを検討する省内検討会
ANA、トヨタ、ジョビー:空飛ぶクルマで提携へ
ノルディック複合ラージヒルで渡部が銅メダル獲得


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Quasi-emergency measures in Okinawa may end Sunday.
The central government is considering allowing quasi-emergency priority measures in Okinawa Prefecture to end as scheduled on Sunday without further extension, according to government sources.
The decision is expected to be finalized this week.
If they expire, it will be the first time for such measures for the sixth wave of novel coronavirus infections to end, after they were first introduced for Okinawa and two other prefectures on Jan. 9 due to the spread of the omicron variant.

Hospital staff pushed to limit by rise in older infected patients.
The growing number of elderly COVID-19 patients who need hospital care has overloaded health care services at areas that are short-handed because infected staff members have missed work.
More hospital beds have been made available during the current sixth wave of infections compared with the fifth wave last year. And the number of COVID-19 patients in serious condition is also lower.

150,000 int'l students unable to enter Japan due to COVID border controls.
Some 150,000 foreign students who hold Japan visas were unable to enter the country by the end of last year due to its strict COVID-19 border controls, the top government spokesman said Tuesday.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno also disclosed at a regular press conference that the number of people newly entering Japan from Nov. 29 to Feb. 10 totaled about 6,000.

Russian naval fleet spotted near Japan in a show of force.
Moscow apparently deployed its naval fleet of 24 warships to waters close to the Japanese archipelago this month, a move coinciding with escalating international tensions between Russia and Ukraine, Japan’s defense minister said Feb. 15.
Nobuo Kishi said the vessels had been spotted in the Japan Sea and south of the Sea of Okhotsk since Feb. 1 in what was presumed to be part of a drill by the entire Russian Navy.

Australia urges China to denounce Russia over Ukraine.
Australia’s prime minister on Tuesday urged China to denounce Russian threats against Ukraine, as the crisis between the U.S.-led allies and Moscow raises the specter of a broader conflict.
Scott Morrison noted that Beijing and Moscow had announced they were pursuing closer relations since more than 100,000 Russian troops were sent to the Ukrainian border.

Small quakes reported near North Korea nuclear site amid talk of resumed testing.
A series of small, natural earthquakes has struck near North Korea’s shuttered nuclear test site, South Korea has said, highlighting the area’s geological instability as Pyongyang hints it could resume testing for the first time since 2017.
At least four earthquakes have hit the region in the past five days, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration in Seoul.

Ministry panel to review replacing unprofitable railway lines.
It's looking like the last stop is ahead for many unprofitable railway lines, as the transport ministry has formed a panel to consider ways to help railway companies ditch these burdens.
For years, this has been a major headache for local companies operating in rural areas where populations have decreased.
But the slowdown in economic activity due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has also begun to hit some major companies, such as JR East  and West.

ANA, Toyota, Joby to tie up on flying car venture.
ANA Holdings Co., Toyota Motor Corp. and U.S. mobility firm Joby Aviation will start considering a business tie-up in the field of flying cars, sources said.
With the entry of the Japan’s largest airline, the air transportation network can be fully developed to reach places that are too close or impractical for an airplane but inconveniently far by bus or taxi.

Japanese skier Watabe wins bronze medal in the Nordic combined large hill.
Two-time silver medalist Akito Watabe won the bronze medal in the individual normal hill of Nordic combined on Tuesday at the Beijing Winter Olympics. This is his third consecutive medal at the Winter Olympics since 2014.
Watabe had won silver medals in the combined normal hill event, which combines jumping and a 10-kilometer cross-country race, in Sochi in 2014 and in Pyeongchang in 2018.e Station at Teramae Station in Kamikawa, Hyogo Prefecture, where the train was scheduled to stop.
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2月16日:毎日5分の英語習慣:ANA空飛ぶクルマで提携 沖縄まん防解除か 渡部が銅



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まん延防止:沖縄は日曜日に解除の可能性
高齢者感染症患者の増加で病院スタッフは限界
水際対策で入国できぬ留学生「15万人」
ロシア海軍が日本海で大規模演習:武力誇示
豪がウクライナ巡り中国にロシアを非難するよう要請
北朝鮮の核施設付近で小さな地震が発生
不採算路線の見直しを検討する省内検討会
ANA、トヨタ、ジョビー:空飛ぶクルマで提携へ
ノルディック複合ラージヒルで渡部が銅メダル獲得


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Quasi-emergency measures in Okinawa may end Sunday.
The central government is considering allowing quasi-emergency priority measures in Okinawa Prefecture to end as scheduled on Sunday without further extension, according to government sources.
The decision is expected to be finalized this week.
If they expire, it will be the first time for such measures for the sixth wave of novel coronavirus infections to end, after they were first introduced for Okinawa and two other prefectures on Jan. 9 due to the spread of the omicron variant.

Hospital staff pushed to limit by rise in older infected patients.
The growing number of elderly COVID-19 patients who need hospital care has overloaded health care services at areas that are short-handed because infected staff members have missed work.
More hospital beds have been made available during the current sixth wave of infections compared with the fifth wave last year. And the number of COVID-19 patients in serious condition is also lower.

150,000 int'l students unable to enter Japan due to COVID border controls.
Some 150,000 foreign students who hold Japan visas were unable to enter the country by the end of last year due to its strict COVID-19 border controls, the top government spokesman said Tuesday.
Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno also disclosed at a regular press conference that the number of people newly entering Japan from Nov. 29 to Feb. 10 totaled about 6,000.

Russian naval fleet spotted near Japan in a show of force.
Moscow apparently deployed its naval fleet of 24 warships to waters close to the Japanese archipelago this month, a move coinciding with escalating international tensions between Russia and Ukraine, Japan’s defense minister said Feb. 15.
Nobuo Kishi said the vessels had been spotted in the Japan Sea and south of the Sea of Okhotsk since Feb. 1 in what was presumed to be part of a drill by the entire Russian Navy.

Australia urges China to denounce Russia over Ukraine.
Australia’s prime minister on Tuesday urged China to denounce Russian threats against Ukraine, as the crisis between the U.S.-led allies and Moscow raises the specter of a broader conflict.
Scott Morrison noted that Beijing and Moscow had announced they were pursuing closer relations since more than 100,000 Russian troops were sent to the Ukrainian border.

Small quakes reported near North Korea nuclear site amid talk of resumed testing.
A series of small, natural earthquakes has struck near North Korea’s shuttered nuclear test site, South Korea has said, highlighting the area’s geological instability as Pyongyang hints it could resume testing for the first time since 2017.
At least four earthquakes have hit the region in the past five days, according to the Korea Meteorological Administration in Seoul.

Ministry panel to review replacing unprofitable railway lines.
It's looking like the last stop is ahead for many unprofitable railway lines, as the transport ministry has formed a panel to consider ways to help railway companies ditch these burdens.
For years, this has been a major headache for local companies operating in rural areas where populations have decreased.
But the slowdown in economic activity due to the novel coronavirus pandemic has also begun to hit some major companies, such as JR East  and West.

ANA, Toyota, Joby to tie up on flying car venture.
ANA Holdings Co., Toyota Motor Corp. and U.S. mobility firm Joby Aviation will start considering a business tie-up in the field of flying cars, sources said.
With the entry of the Japan’s largest airline, the air transportation network can be fully developed to reach places that are too close or impractical for an airplane but inconveniently far by bus or taxi.

Japanese skier Watabe wins bronze medal in the Nordic combined large hill.
Two-time silver medalist Akito Watabe won the bronze medal in the individual normal hill of Nordic combined on Tuesday at the Beijing Winter Olympics. This is his third consecutive medal at the Winter Olympics since 2014.
Watabe had won silver medals in the combined normal hill event, which combines jumping and a 10-kilometer cross-country race, in Sochi in 2014 and in Pyeongchang in 2018.e Station at Teramae Station in Kamikawa, Hyogo Prefecture, where the train was scheduled to stop.
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2022年02月15日

2月15日:毎日5分の英語習慣:喫煙者逆ギレで電車遅延 F-15戦闘機の遺体発見



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東京:新規感染者は6日連続減少し、10,334人
日本:ファイザー社ワクチン1000万回分を追加購入
民事裁判の全手続きをオンライン化へ
G7:ロシアに警告:ウクライナに侵攻したら制裁
IAEA:福島原発からの汚染水放出を審査
ワリエワは出場可能、メダル授与式なし
キリン:ミャンマーのビール事業から撤退へ
日本海で墜落したF-15戦闘機:2人の遺体を発見
JR西日本で喫煙者が逆ギレ:450人に影響


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Tokyo marks 6th day of drop from week ago with 10,334 new cases.
Tokyo posted 10,334 new COVID-19 cases and seven related deaths on Feb. 14, along with a slight rise in serious cases.
The latest daily count of new cases, 1,877 fewer than the previous Monday, marked the sixth consecutive day of decline from the figure for a week ago, metropolitan health officials said.

Japan to buy additional 10 million COVID vaccine shots from Pfizer.
Japan has agreed with Pfizer Inc. to purchase an additional 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses by March, the health ministry said Monday, as the county trails other developed economies in its rollout of booster shots.
The additional shots will add to the 120 million doses Japan already agreed to procure from the U.S. pharmaceutical giant for this year.

Japan to Make All Civil Court Procedures Online.
An advisory panel to Japan's justice minister Monday proposed revising the Civil Procedure Law to enable all civil court procedures to be conducted online.
The proposal from the Legislative Council seeks to enable online submissions of court petitions and preparatory documents, which are currently submitted either by mail or in person at courts. Online submissions will have to be made by lawyers or other attorneys, according to the proposal.

G-7 warns Russia of 'massive' consequences if it invades Ukraine.
The finance ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations on Monday warned of "massive and immediate consequences" on Russia if it invades Ukraine.
"We are prepared to collectively impose economic and financial sanctions which will have massive and immediate consequences on the Russian economy," they said in a statement.

IAEA reviews water release from damaged Japan nuclear plant.
A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday began its review of Japan's plan to begin releasing more than a million tons of treated radioactive water into the sea from the wrecked Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant − a review that Japan hopes will instill confidence in the plan.
The 15-member team is to visit the Fukushima plant on Tuesday and meet with government and utility officials during its five-day mission.

Russian skater Valieva can compete, but medal ceremony won't be held.
Russian teenager Kamila Valieva has been cleared to compete in the women's figure skating competition at the Winter Olympics despite failing a pre-Games drug test, setting her up for an attempt at a second gold medal.
Whatever happens on the ice, Valieva will not get a medal ceremony moment in Beijing. Nor will any skater who finishes in the top three with her.

Japan's Kirin to withdraw from its Myanmar brewery venture.
Japanese beverage giant Kirin Holdings said Monday it has decided to withdraw from its joint venture in Myanmar.
Kirin, owner of the San Miguel, Fat Tire and Lion brands, said its board made the decision to "urgently terminate" the partnership with Myanma Economic Holdings Plc, a military-affiliated company, after finding it would be difficult to quickly end the venture in the way Kirin wanted to.

Bodies of 2 pilots of crashed F-15 found in Sea of Japan.
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force said it has found the bodies of two pilots who were aboard an F-15 fighter that crashed into the Sea of Japan in late January.
The first body was discovered last Friday and the other one on Sunday in waters near the crash site about 5 kilometers west-northwest of the Komatsu Air Base in Ishikawa Prefecture, central Japan, according to the ASDF.

Angry smoker on train in Kansai causes delays for 450 passengers.
A passenger smoking in the restroom on a no-smoking train linking Hyogo and Osaka prefectures went into a frenzy and grabbed the conductor by the collar after being told to put out the cigarette on Feb. 13.
The conductor contacted a division of the Fukuchiyama branch office of JR West to seek instructions. The smoker was handed over to officers from the Fukusaki Police Station at Teramae Station in Kamikawa, Hyogo Prefecture, where the train was scheduled to stop.
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2月15日:毎日5分の英語習慣:喫煙者逆ギレで電車遅延 F-15戦闘機の遺体を発見



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東京:新規感染者は6日連続減少し、10,334人
日本:ファイザー社ワクチン1000万回分を追加購入
民事裁判の全手続きをオンライン化へ
G7:ロシアに警告:ウクライナに侵攻したら制裁
IAEA:福島原発からの汚染水放出を審査
ワリエワは出場可能、メダル授与式なし
キリン:ミャンマーのビール事業から撤退へ
日本海で墜落したF-15戦闘機:2人の遺体を発見
JR西日本で喫煙者が逆ギレ:450人に影響


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Tokyo marks 6th day of drop from week ago with 10,334 new cases.
Tokyo posted 10,334 new COVID-19 cases and seven related deaths on Feb. 14, along with a slight rise in serious cases.
The latest daily count of new cases, 1,877 fewer than the previous Monday, marked the sixth consecutive day of decline from the figure for a week ago, metropolitan health officials said.

Japan to buy additional 10 million COVID vaccine shots from Pfizer.
Japan has agreed with Pfizer Inc. to purchase an additional 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses by March, the health ministry said Monday, as the county trails other developed economies in its rollout of booster shots.
The additional shots will add to the 120 million doses Japan already agreed to procure from the U.S. pharmaceutical giant for this year.

Japan to Make All Civil Court Procedures Online.
An advisory panel to Japan's justice minister Monday proposed revising the Civil Procedure Law to enable all civil court procedures to be conducted online.
The proposal from the Legislative Council seeks to enable online submissions of court petitions and preparatory documents, which are currently submitted either by mail or in person at courts. Online submissions will have to be made by lawyers or other attorneys, according to the proposal.

G-7 warns Russia of 'massive' consequences if it invades Ukraine.
The finance ministers from the Group of Seven industrialized nations on Monday warned of "massive and immediate consequences" on Russia if it invades Ukraine.
"We are prepared to collectively impose economic and financial sanctions which will have massive and immediate consequences on the Russian economy," they said in a statement.

IAEA reviews water release from damaged Japan nuclear plant.
A team from the International Atomic Energy Agency on Monday began its review of Japan's plan to begin releasing more than a million tons of treated radioactive water into the sea from the wrecked Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant − a review that Japan hopes will instill confidence in the plan.
The 15-member team is to visit the Fukushima plant on Tuesday and meet with government and utility officials during its five-day mission.

Russian skater Valieva can compete, but medal ceremony won't be held.
Russian teenager Kamila Valieva has been cleared to compete in the women's figure skating competition at the Winter Olympics despite failing a pre-Games drug test, setting her up for an attempt at a second gold medal.
Whatever happens on the ice, Valieva will not get a medal ceremony moment in Beijing. Nor will any skater who finishes in the top three with her.

Japan's Kirin to withdraw from its Myanmar brewery venture.
Japanese beverage giant Kirin Holdings said Monday it has decided to withdraw from its joint venture in Myanmar.
Kirin, owner of the San Miguel, Fat Tire and Lion brands, said its board made the decision to "urgently terminate" the partnership with Myanma Economic Holdings Plc, a military-affiliated company, after finding it would be difficult to quickly end the venture in the way Kirin wanted to.

Bodies of 2 pilots of crashed F-15 found in Sea of Japan.
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force said it has found the bodies of two pilots who were aboard an F-15 fighter that crashed into the Sea of Japan in late January.
The first body was discovered last Friday and the other one on Sunday in waters near the crash site about 5 kilometers west-northwest of the Komatsu Air Base in Ishikawa Prefecture, central Japan, according to the ASDF.

Angry smoker on train in Kansai causes delays for 450 passengers.
A passenger smoking in the restroom on a no-smoking train linking Hyogo and Osaka prefectures went into a frenzy and grabbed the conductor by the collar after being told to put out the cigarette on Feb. 13.
The conductor contacted a division of the Fukuchiyama branch office of JR West to seek instructions. The smoker was handed over to officers from the Fukusaki Police Station at Teramae Station in Kamikawa, Hyogo Prefecture, where the train was scheduled to stop.
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2022年02月14日

2月14日:毎日5分の英語習慣:堂安律今季4点目で快勝 日米韓がハワイで会談



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東京のコロナ新規感染者数は5日連続減少、13,074人
東京と関東地方に大雪の予報
各国はキエフの大使館から職員を避難させる
日米韓がハワイで会談:北朝鮮について議論
世界遺産登録:日韓の認識に隔たり
サウジ:800億ドルアラムコの4%をファンドに譲渡
大麻由来CBD製品が普及する中、健康被害見つかる
日本:自動車排ガス規制を5年以内に見直しへ
サッカー堂安律が今季4点目:PSVがフィテッセに快勝


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COVID-19 cases in Tokyo drop for 5th day in row to 13,074.
Tokyo reported 13,074 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Feb. 13, which was 4,452 fewer than the previous Sunday, as well as 12 related deaths.
Osaka Prefecture logged 12,574 new cases and 26 related deaths the same day.
The latest tally of new cases in the capital marked the fifth straight day of decline in the figure from a week earlier, metropolitan health officials said.

Heavy snow forecast for Tokyo and Kanto region.
Heavy snow was forecast for Tokyo and many parts of the Kanto region with the Japan Meteorological Agency warning that transportation in the capital and nearby areas may be thrown into chaos.
Snow was forecast to fall from the afternoon of Feb. 13 until this morning.
Snow or slushy rain was forecast in many areas on Feb. 14 as a low-pressure system is moving eastward over the Izu island chain south of Tokyo.

Countries evacuate staff from embassies in Kyiv.
Countries are evacuating staff from their embassies in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv as a Russian invasion of the country becomes imminent.
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne announced on Sunday that she has instructed embassy staff in Kyiv to suspend operations and evacuate.
The decision follows a deterioration of the situation as Russia builds up troops along its border with Ukraine.

Japan, U.S., South Korea meet in Hawaii to discuss North Korea.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met his Japanese and South Korean counterparts Saturday in Hawaii to discuss the threat posed by nuclear-armed North Korea after Pyongyang began the year with a series of missile tests.
Blinken said at a news conference after the meeting that North Korea was “in a phase of provocation” and the three countries condemned the recent missile launches.

Japan, South Korea remain apart over world heritage nomination.
The Japanese and South Korean foreign ministers remained apart on Saturday over a former gold and silver mine on Sado Island as a UNESCO World Heritage candidate despite Seoul's objection due to what it says was the mine's use of wartime forced labor by Koreans.
Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi, during the 40-minute talks in Hawaii with his South Korean counterpart Chung Eui Yong, repeated his view that Seoul's objection to the listing is unacceptable, according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry.

Saudi Arabia gives 4% of Aramco worth $80B to fund.
Saudi Arabia said Sunday it will transfer 4% of the stock in the state-run oil giant Aramco to a sovereign wealth fund, an infusion valued at nearly $80 billion as the kingdom tries to overhaul its energy-dependent economy.
The announcement on the state-run Saudi Press Agency comes as the oil firm is valued at just under $2 trillion and as oil trades above $90 a barrel -- its highest level since 2014.

Health Damage Found amid Popularity of CBD Products in Japan.
Imported health food and cosmetics incorporating a cannabis-derived element called cannabidiol, or CBD, are in wider use in Japan due to their claimed effects such as improving sleeplessness and relieving pain.
At the same time, however, requests for advice about health damage from the products have increased while instances of illegal elements being mixed into them have been found, prompting Japan's health ministry to be vigilant.

Japan to Review Automobile Emission Controls in 5 Years.
Japan's Environment Ministry plans to review its automobile emission controls in five years in response to an improvement in air quality in major cities covered by the existing measures of the central government.
The ministry will consider the possibility of abolishing the emission regulations, as the use of electric and other vehicles that do not emit exhaust gases is likely to expand, contributing to a better air quality, sources familiar with the matter said.

Soccer: Ritsu Doan nets 4th goal of season as PSV trounce Vitesse.
Japan midfielder Ritsu Doan came off the bench to score his fourth goal of the season as PSV Eindhoven hammered Vitesse 5-0 in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday.
Doan, brought on in the 59th minute, completed the scoreline for the visitors two minutes from time when he struck low from the edge of the box and in off the right post.
PSV sit second and trail Ajax by two points, although the leaders can restore their five-point cushion with a home win over Twente on Sunday.
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2月14日:毎日5分の英語習慣:堂安律今季4点目 日米韓がハワイで会談



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東京のコロナ新規感染者数は5日連続減少、13,074人
東京と関東地方に大雪の予報
各国はキエフの大使館から職員を避難させる
日米韓がハワイで会談:北朝鮮について議論
世界遺産登録:日韓の認識に隔たり
サウジ:800億ドルアラムコの4%をファンドに譲渡
大麻由来CBD製品が普及する中、健康被害見つかる
日本:自動車排ガス規制を5年以内に見直しへ
サッカー堂安律が今季4点目:PSVがフィテッセに快勝


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COVID-19 cases in Tokyo drop for 5th day in row to 13,074.
Tokyo reported 13,074 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Feb. 13, which was 4,452 fewer than the previous Sunday, as well as 12 related deaths.
Osaka Prefecture logged 12,574 new cases and 26 related deaths the same day.
The latest tally of new cases in the capital marked the fifth straight day of decline in the figure from a week earlier, metropolitan health officials said.

Heavy snow forecast for Tokyo and Kanto region.
Heavy snow was forecast for Tokyo and many parts of the Kanto region with the Japan Meteorological Agency warning that transportation in the capital and nearby areas may be thrown into chaos.
Snow was forecast to fall from the afternoon of Feb. 13 until this morning.
Snow or slushy rain was forecast in many areas on Feb. 14 as a low-pressure system is moving eastward over the Izu island chain south of Tokyo.

Countries evacuate staff from embassies in Kyiv.
Countries are evacuating staff from their embassies in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv as a Russian invasion of the country becomes imminent.
Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne announced on Sunday that she has instructed embassy staff in Kyiv to suspend operations and evacuate.
The decision follows a deterioration of the situation as Russia builds up troops along its border with Ukraine.

Japan, U.S., South Korea meet in Hawaii to discuss North Korea.
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken met his Japanese and South Korean counterparts Saturday in Hawaii to discuss the threat posed by nuclear-armed North Korea after Pyongyang began the year with a series of missile tests.
Blinken said at a news conference after the meeting that North Korea was “in a phase of provocation” and the three countries condemned the recent missile launches.

Japan, South Korea remain apart over world heritage nomination.
The Japanese and South Korean foreign ministers remained apart on Saturday over a former gold and silver mine on Sado Island as a UNESCO World Heritage candidate despite Seoul's objection due to what it says was the mine's use of wartime forced labor by Koreans.
Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi, during the 40-minute talks in Hawaii with his South Korean counterpart Chung Eui Yong, repeated his view that Seoul's objection to the listing is unacceptable, according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry.

Saudi Arabia gives 4% of Aramco worth $80B to fund.
Saudi Arabia said Sunday it will transfer 4% of the stock in the state-run oil giant Aramco to a sovereign wealth fund, an infusion valued at nearly $80 billion as the kingdom tries to overhaul its energy-dependent economy.
The announcement on the state-run Saudi Press Agency comes as the oil firm is valued at just under $2 trillion and as oil trades above $90 a barrel -- its highest level since 2014.

Health Damage Found amid Popularity of CBD Products in Japan.
Imported health food and cosmetics incorporating a cannabis-derived element called cannabidiol, or CBD, are in wider use in Japan due to their claimed effects such as improving sleeplessness and relieving pain.
At the same time, however, requests for advice about health damage from the products have increased while instances of illegal elements being mixed into them have been found, prompting Japan's health ministry to be vigilant.

Japan to Review Automobile Emission Controls in 5 Years.
Japan's Environment Ministry plans to review its automobile emission controls in five years in response to an improvement in air quality in major cities covered by the existing measures of the central government.
The ministry will consider the possibility of abolishing the emission regulations, as the use of electric and other vehicles that do not emit exhaust gases is likely to expand, contributing to a better air quality, sources familiar with the matter said.

Soccer: Ritsu Doan nets 4th goal of season as PSV trounce Vitesse.
Japan midfielder Ritsu Doan came off the bench to score his fourth goal of the season as PSV Eindhoven hammered Vitesse 5-0 in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday.
Doan, brought on in the 59th minute, completed the scoreline for the visitors two minutes from time when he struck low from the edge of the box and in off the right post.
PSV sit second and trail Ajax by two points, although the leaders can restore their five-point cushion with a home win over Twente on Sunday.
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2022年02月13日

2月13日:毎日5分の英語習慣:藤井聡太最年少将棋5冠 貨物機から60kg落下



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日本:非居住外国人の入国禁止緩和を検討へ
日本の東北地方の平均気温が4.6℃上昇する可能性
トヨタ:米国2工場で電気自動車用部品の生産を拡大
貨物機から60kgの主翼部品が落下
藤井聡太:史上最年少で将棋5冠を達成
五輪マスコット:まさかの声公開に衝撃
ウクライナ人選手:競技終了後に「No War」
新潟の製菓工場で深夜に火災:5人死亡、1人不明
児童の着替え画像所持:小学校教師の男逮捕


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Japan to consider easing nonresident foreigner entry ban: Prime Minister Kishida.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Saturday the government will consider easing an entry ban on nonresident foreigners introduced in November to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, amid growing criticism from academic and business circles.
He did not clearly state when the border control could be eased, with the current measures scheduled to end on Feb. 28.

Mean temperature in Japan's northeast may rise by 4.6 C by end of the century: JMA.
At the end of the 21st century, the annual average temperature in Japan's northeast will have risen by as much as 4.6 degrees Celsius, according to calculations by the Japan Meteorological Agency's Sendai Regional Headquarters.
The regional HQ also projected that the area would see twice as many days with heavy rainfall of over 100 millimeters.

Toyota expands electric car parts production at 2 U.S. plants.
Toyota announced Friday that it will further expand production of electric vehicle parts at plants in West Virginia and Tennessee in a $90 million investment.
The announcement comes three months after the Japanese automaker said it would invest $240 million to add a production line dedicated to hybrid powertrains at its facility in Buffalo, West Virginia. The latest upgrade involves spending $73 million at the plant to annually assemble an estimated 120,000 rear motor stators, a key component in electric motors.

60-kg wing component missing from cargo plane in Japan may have fallen off mid-flight.
Inspectors at Narita International Airport discovered on Feb. 11 that a component covering a part of a Boeing 747-8 cargo plane's left wing had gone missing.
According to the transport ministry's Narita Airport office, the some 60-kg cover is made of metal and plastic, and is 4.4 meters long and 60 centimeters wide. It may have fallen off during flight from Shanghai for operated by the Nippon Cargo Airlines Co..

Sota Fujii becomes youngest shogi player with 5 major titles.
Shogi prodigy Sota Fujii took another step Saturday toward his ultimate goal of winning all of the board game's eight major titles by claiming his fifth as the youngest player in history at age 19 and 6 months.
Fujii completed a sweep of 37-year-old Akira Watanabe in the best-of-seven Osho championship with Game 4 victory in Tachikawa, western Tokyo, after entering the series in early January as the challenger.

Olympic mascot's voice reveal draws unwanted attention in China.
The Beijing Olympics' ice suit-wearing panda mascot Bing Dwen Dwen was a huge hit with shoppers in China -- until it started talking in a deep, male voice.
The revelation of the Olympic mascot's "uncle" voice, which came in a program on China's state-run China Central Television on Tuesday, generated some social media backlash from Bing Dwen Dwen fans, making organizers break into an icy-cold sweat.

Olympics: Ukrainian athlete flashes ‘No War’ sign after competing.
A Ukrainian skeleton athlete flashed a small sign that read “No War in Ukraine” to the cameras as he finished a run at the Beijing Olympics on Friday night, a plea for peace at a time of rising tensions between his country and Russia.
Vladyslav Heraskevych's sign was printed on a blue-and-yellow piece of paper, matching the colors of his country's flag.

5 die, 1 missing in late-night blaze at Niigata rice cracker plant.
Five people perished and one is still missing after a late-night fire at a rice cracker factory here that operated around the clock.
The blaze broke out around 11:45 p.m. on Feb. 11 at the Sanko Seika Co. plant and was extinguished nearly 12 hours later.
Among the dead were four female part-time workers in their 60s and 70s.
Twenty-two fire trucks and rescue vehicles were dispatched to the scene of the fire, which was extinguished at 11:10 a.m. on Feb. 12.

Tokyo primary school teacher arrested over photos of student changing.
A 46-year-old teacher at a Tokyo elementary school was arrested on Feb. 12 on suspicion of breaking child pornography laws by keeping photos of his student getting changed on a smartphone.
The Metropolitan Police Department's First Investigation Division arrested the suspect, who lives in the city of Saitama, on suspicion of possessing child pornography and violating the child prostitution and child pornography law.
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