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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