World 世界情勢等 Vol.22 / U.S.A. アメリカ Vol.179

All the below links and tweets are in English.

取り急ぎ以下貼っておきます。

World Vol.188 (California gubernatorial recall election, France’s ambassador recall, etc,) 加州知事リコール選挙(否決)、仏大使召還

World Vol.186 (U.S. – 20th anniversary of 9/11) 911

World Vol.185 (U.S. – 20th anniversary of 9/11) 911

California Vol.33 (Dixie Fire) 山火事

California Vol.32 (Caldor Fire) 山火事

内容例(各回ツイートもご覧ください)
以下、順に、
World Vol.188:@EastBayTimes-@OakTribNews/@mercnews
World Vol.186:@CSTribune
World Vol.185:@LMdiplo、@NewStatesman、@ChathamHouse
California Vol.33:@kcranews
California Vol.32:@NASAEarth
World188 6 million Californians living in poverty, down 704,000 in a year @OakTribNews,@EastBayTimes
World188 Editorial-Newsom victory calls for bold steps to fight COVID-19 @EastBayTimes,@mercnews
World186 major-impact-on-energy-industry-vulnerability @CSTribune
World185 enemy-terror-as-illdefined @LMdiplo
World185 how war on terror changed America @NewStatesman
World185 no longer trust US intelligence @ChathamHouse
California33 Top10-largest-CA Dixie Fire burns 1,376 square miles as crews work on containment @kcranews
California32 western-fire @NASA

Canada カナダ Vol.14 (Québec ケベック州)

Most of the below links and tweets are in English.

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Canada Vol.48 (QuébecMontréal: nationalpost, globalnews, torontostar) モントリオール

Canada Vol.47 (QuébecMontréal: OttawaCitizen, CP24, CTVNews, CBCNews, mtlgazette, etc.) モントリオール

Canada Vol.46 (Québec – province)

Canada Vol.45 (Québec – cities incl Gatineau, Québec City) モントリオール以外の各市(ガティノーケベックシティを含む)

内容例(各回ツイートもご覧ください)
以下、順に、
48:@TorontoStar,@DanicaSamuel、@TorontoStar,@rosajsaba
47:@mtlgazette
46:@mtlgazette、@nationalpost
Canada48 What Toronto can learn from Montreal @TorontoStar,@DanicaSamuel
Canada48 high-frequency passenger rail corridor connecting Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Quebec City @TorontoStar,@rosajsaba
Canada47 driverless bus pilot project @mtlgazette
Canada46 climate-change-QC-ON @mtlgazette
Canada46 Two debates for Quebec @nationalpost

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japan及び州名・都市名などを入力、検索して出て来たツイート

Recent articles about Japan 日本関連英文記事 Vol.28

Recent articles about Japan 日本関連英文記事 Vol.27


 https://twitter.com/dwnews/status/1318624021563371520
 https://twitter.com/dwnews/status/1141224090147184640

 https://twitter.com/Djane_Aileen/status/1406568249651781632

World 世界情勢等 Vol.19 / U.S.A. アメリカ Vol.176

All the below links and tweets are in English.

取り急ぎ以下(内容事項一部抜粋ご参考まで)貼っておきます。8月19日追加の関連ツイート(本頁下方)もご覧ください。

World Vol.167 (nytimes, ABC, CBSNews, NBCNews, CNN, TIME)
気温、アフガニスタン、ハイチ地震、デルタ変異株、米人口の人種民族構成 など

World Vol.166 (Australia, U.S., Europe, etc.)
オーストラリア(シンクタンク・大学含む)、欧州、米NY州知事 など

World Vol.165 (U.S., Europe, etc.)
欧州、米地区連銀、AZ、WI、山火事 など

World Vol.164 (U.S., etc.)
ビジネス、PA、RI など

World Vol.162 (U.S., Australia, etc.)
オーストラリア(ロックダウン含む)、東京オリンピック、中国 など

World Vol.161 (U.S., etc.)
大学、アラスカ地震、ユタ州洪水 など

内容例(各回ツイートもご覧ください)
以下、順に、
167:@CNN3枚、@TIME
166:@UniMelb,@UniMelbMDHS,@BusEcoNews,@msdsocial,@TonyBlakely_PI,@DrJ_Thompson、@LowyInstitute,@tshugart3
165:@AtlantaFed、@nytimes、@NBCNews
164:@MarketWatch、@CNBC、@FinancialPost,@VancouverSun
162:@BulletinAtomic,@FAScientists,@nukestrat,@mattkorda、@Zurich、@9NewsAUS
161:@BudgetModel、@SSRC_org
World167 sewage @CNN
World167 Smucker's Uncrustables disappeared from grocery stores @CNN
World167 SkyCool-Systems @CNN
World167 Which industries stand to gain from the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill @TIME
World166 ELIMINATION VS SUPPRESSION @UniMelb,@UniMelbMDHS,@BusEcoNews,@msdsocial,@TonyBlakely_PI,@DrJ_Thompson
World166 China-maritime-aerospace @LowyInstitute,@tshugart3
World165 LaborMarket-SpiderChart @AtlantaFed
World165 LaborReportFirstLook @AtlantaFed
World165 job-report @nytimes
World165 Delta-is-different @NBCNews
World164 U.S. wealth grew by $19 trillion during the pandemic — but mostly for the very rich @MarketWatch
World164 garbage industry has outperformed the market since 2015 @CNBC
World164 With lumber still pricey, here's how to chop the cost of a home remodel @FinancialPost,@VancouverSun
World162 China-Xinjiang-nuclear-weapons-silos @BulletinAtomic,@FAScientists,@nukestrat,@mattkorda
World162 Artificial Intelligence and Algorithmic Liability @Zurich
World162 unsung-Aussie-made-air-travel-safer @9NewsAUS
World161 BIDEN-FY2022-BUDGET-PROPOSAL @BudgetModel
World161 WaysOfWater @SSRC_org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Japan・Japanese及びAustralia・Australianなどを入力、検索して8月19日正午頃出て来た最近のツイート(同日時に追加)

World 世界情勢等 Vol.18 / U.S.A. アメリカ Vol.175

All the below links are in English.

取り急ぎ以下(内容事項一部抜粋ご参考まで)貼っておきます。

World Vol.160 (U.S., etc.)
ThinkTanks … TheEconomist 9NewsAUS abc13houston

World Vol.159 (U.S., etc.)
Reuters cnni ABC France24_en dwnews ABC11_WTVD

World Vol.158 (flooding in western Europe)
dwnews TheLocalGermany BrusselsTimes bbcweather SkyNews AFP guardian CBSNews NBCNews ABC cnni AP ..

World Vol.157 (U.S., etc.)
… KGWNews WCPO cleveland19news wsyx6

World Vol.156 (U.S., Canada – hottest)
BBCEarth abcnews NZStuff CBCNews weatherchannel WeatherNation breakingweather accuweather Weatherobserve CBSNews NBCNews MSNBC sfchronicle NYTNational capitalweather washingtonpost

World Vol.155 (U.S., EU, etc.)
GEF_Europe euromines SultanEtn INNOVATION_PL euobs ecfr BBCWorld cnni nytimesworld MarketWatch KTNV

World Vol.153 (U.S., etc.)
academia … CBSDenver

World Vol.152 (U.S.)
… KFYRTV WDAYnews

内容例(各回ツイートもご覧ください)
以下、順に、
160:@RANDCorporation,@DefenseOne、@hozertem,@IFRI_、@LowyInstitute
159:@HumanProgress
157:@YaleDivSchool,@pewresearch
156:@cbcnewsbc、@CNNweather
155:@argusmedia、@EcologicBerlin、@News3LV,@AP
153:@EssexSocSci,@Essex_EBS,@the_ecologist,@guardian,@dominicru、@ABC,@FiveThirtyEight、@arturobris,@IMD_Bschool,@nytimes、@CornellCAS,@njtmulder,@guardian
152:@NewYorkFed、@nytimes
World160 NATO Must Shore Up Control of a Key Maritime Chokepoint @RANDCorporation,@DefenseOne
World160 Turkey’s Changing Position from a Federal to a TwoState Solution to the Cyprus Conflict @hozertem,@IFRI_
World160 HOW LADAKH WILL SHAPE INDIA’S COMPETITION WITH CHINA @LowyInstitute
World159 food-prices @HumanProgress
World157 churches-online-sermons @YaleDivSchool,@pewresearch
World156 glaciers @cbcnewsbc
World156 heat-records-affecting-power-grid @CNNweather
World155 @argusmedia
World155 @EcologicBerlin
World155 @News3LV,@AP
World153 cost-of-basic-necessities-of-life-who-is-going-to-pay @EssexSocSci,@Essex_EBS,@the_ecologist,@guardian,@dominicru
World153 graphs-PostPandemic-normalcy-not-yet @ABC,@FiveThirtyEight
World153 creeping-mediocrity @arturobris,@IMD_Bschool,@nytimes
World153 Poland-Hungary-nativist-turn @CornellCAS,@njtmulder,@guardian
World152 higher-oil-prices @NewYorkFed
World152 Why Washington Cant Quit Listening to Larry Summers @nytimes

U.K. イギリス Vol.36 / #Coronavirus #コロナウイルス Vol.30「英首相、ロックダウン解除予定を発表」

e-論壇 議論百出,GFJ (2021-07-11 21:02) ご掲載頂きました。

 ボリス・ジョンソン英首相は、7月5日、コロナウイルスに関するイングランドでの法的制限(ロックダウン)を19日に解除する予定であることを発表し、質疑応答も行った。英国Chief Scientific Adviser及びイングランドChief Medical Officerが同席し、質疑応答も含めて補足説明等した。12日に最終決定される。アメリカほか各国でも大きく報じられた。

解除内容、背景など *1(首相説明時点)
 イングランドで解除されるのは、マスク着用義務、集会人数制限、ナイトクラブ等営業停止、対人距離1メートル超維持、企業リモートワーク労働態勢義務などである。ウェールズ・スコットランド・北アイルランドではそれぞれの手順で同様の方向に進められる *2 旨も報じられている。英国の人口は6600万人、イングランドは5600万人、そして、ウェールズ310万人、スコットランド550万人、北アイルランド190万人。
 5日直近の新規感染者数は英国全体で25000人強と第3波が現在来つつあると言えなくもない。しかし、英国国民のうち3400万人が2回、4500万人が1回のワクチン接種を終えている。また、入院者数は、ビーク時(2021年1月)には40000人に迫っていたのに対して、現在1900人と落ち着いてもいる。
 他方、首相及び上記同席者2人は、新規感染者数が一日当たり50000人を超える等の場合には見直すことにも触れている。また、9月半ばまでに18歳以上全員が接種を終える等の計画、今年冬は再び厳しい感染等状況にも成り得る旨の見通しも述べている。

政権の考え方の変化
 見逃せないのは、首相は以前「打ち負かすべき敵」としていたが、今回この解除予定発表のタイミングで「ウイルスと共に生きて行く」と発言している *3 点である。そして、コロナ禍が過ぎ去ったと言うにはほど遠いとも言い、私自身はマスク着用を続けるとも繰り返している。*4
 与党保守党は歓迎の意向である一方、野党第一党労働党は無謀であると批判し、また、賛否それぞれの医師も居り *5、意見も出ている *6*7*8。この状況自体は毎度予想される範囲内のものであり目新しさは無い。ごく普通の庶民・大衆は実際どのように感じているかが今回非常に気になるが、12日以降や19日以降、そして今後の生活の中で個別具体的に出て来る、まだまだ先の長い話である。
 この今回の見所を具体的に掘り下げると、自己責任を基本とするミクロな自主管理主軸論への転換を英首相が示し、感染症等対策下での企業活動・生活様式のマクロな構築もまだ見えないが少しずつ進んで行くであろう一方で、英国国民がそれらにどう反応し対応して行けるかである。その際にも、政府は全てに全力で対応して行くという前提は変わらないのであろう。

新時代の自主管理
 生活・旅行・ビジネスや毎日の英語情報読み聴きで分かるが、日本人から見ると概ね、英語圏の方が変化が速く、生活環境自体は日本の方が快適ではないだろうか。言い換えると、失敗もあろうけれども英語圏の方が各種の新態勢を確立するのが早く、それを日本がゆっくりと追う形に今後もなりそうである。
 生活上の危険が増え過ぎると生きられないため、生活環境等が重要であるのは当然である。その意味で日本人的思考も即座に否定されるべきではない。反面、長期的な国民生活のために、大きな構造転換もひとりひとりの考え方の変化も必要となっている。
 日本が苦手とするこのマクロ転換、そしてそれと相互に影響し合うある意味日本人的ではない自己責任主義。これらが英国でどのようになって行くのか、日本にも大いに参考になるという目線で外国人として英国を注視して参りたい。

北米欧州豪NZ情報分析者/ワールドソルーションズLLC代表  中港 拓

参考
*1、*4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDxUU8bwwfc
*2、*3、*5 https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/pm-boris-johnson-u-k-must-live-with-covid-19-but-restrictions-can-ease-1.5496563
*6 https://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/uk-news/covid-face-mask-law-petition-20996244
*7 https://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/whats-on/shopping/more-150000-people-sign-petition-5626218
*8 https://www.politico.eu/article/boris-johnsons-freedom-problem-coronavirus-restrictions-lift-vaccine-passports/

Recent articles about Japan 日本関連英文記事 Vol.22

All the below tweets are in English.

取り急ぎ標記につき以下貼っておきます。


https://twitter.com/NBCOlympics/status/1412830189013319685


https://twitter.com/rugbyworldcup/status/1411203050887208960

World 世界情勢等 Vol.17 / U.S.A. アメリカ Vol.174

All the below links are in English.

取り急ぎ以下(内容事項一部抜粋ご参考まで)貼っておきます。

World Vol.151 (U.S., U.K., etc.)
Coronavirus … NBC10 ABC6

World Vol.150 (U.S., Australia, etc.)
ANU&UniMelb … KSTP MSPBJ

World Vol.149 (U.S., New Zealand, etc.)
AucklandUni … KTVB AFP

World Vol.147 (BBC, AFP)

World Vol.146 (TorontoStar, AP, etc.)

World Vol.139 (semiconductor)
@trendforce&@CNBC,@designreuse Zippia @yahoolife @SINewsUpdates @Investopedia @rayguide @BuiltIn TechWireAsia IBDinvestors eeNewsEurope SemiEngineering 3DInCites StatistaCharts SwingTradeBot erpsoftwareblog SeekingAlpha

World Vol.137 (U.S., etc.)
China copper Israel-Palestine … NBC komonews KIRO7Seattle KSL5TV TheSun

World Vol.136 (U.S., etc.)
tax-cuts-history Wuhan … DomPost thedailybeast BBCWorld SkyNews WSJ nytimes washingtonpost

内容例(各回ツイートもご覧ください)
以下、順に、
151:@ACScowcroft @George_Friedman
150:@crikey_news @CFR_org @StarTribune2枚
149:@TheHill @business @localnews8,@CNN2枚
147:@AFP2枚
146:@AP,@MargieMasonAP,@RobinMcDowell
139:@trendforce2枚
137:@CNBCTV18News @EconomicTimes @NBCNews
136:@HarvardPolitics
World151 US-military-MiddleEast @ACScowcroft
World151 US-withdrawal-from-MiddleEast @George_Friedman
World150 RBA-versus-business-media-cheerleaders-wages @crikey_news
World150 'water-stress @CFR_org
World150 Good luck with management by Zooming @StarTribune
World150 1920s-TwinCities @StarTribune
World149 Fed-Turkish-inflation-lesson @TheHill
World149 NZ-world-hottest-housing-market @business
World149 car-prices-soaring @localnews8,@CNN
World149 world-most-livable-cities-2021 @localnews8,@CNN
World147 China-rare-minerals-dominance @AFP
World147 G7-Biden-confront-China @AFP
World146 PalmOil-labor-abuses @AP
World150 RBA-versus-business-media-cheerleaders-wages @crikey_news
World139-Semiconductor3 2charts-Taiwan @CNBC,@trendforce
World139-Semiconductor4 revenue10-ICdesign-companies @designreuse,@trendforce
World137 surge-$15000-copper @CNBCTV18News
World137 lifetime-highs-copper @EconomicTimes
World137 Pope-Francis @NBCNews
World136 INF-Treaty @HarvardPolitics

#Coronavirus #コロナウイルス Vol.29(Delta variant, etc. デルタ変異株など)

All the below links are in English. Excerpts are on our own.

ご参考まで取り急ぎ以下貼っておきます。

Youth, Delta variant behind UK COVID surge (06/17/2021) | @CIDRAP
… In total, 135 of 108,911 swabs tested positive for COVID-19, for a weighted prevalence of 0.15%, up from 0.10% of swabs collected from Apr 15 to May 3. Northwest England had the highest prevalence (0.26%), while the country’s southwest region had the lowest (0.05%). Residents of socioeconomically disadvantaged areas were at nearly double the risk of testing positive, compared with those in less-deprived areas.
Young people are behind the surge, with a 5-fold higher rate of COVID-19 test positivity among children 5 to 12 years (0.35% prevalence) and adults 18 to 24 (0.36% prevalence) than in those 65 or older. People younger than 50 were 2.5 times more likely to be infected than older people (prevalence, 0.20% vs 0.08%), although the researchers noted that infections seem to be growing at a comparable rate in both age-groups. …
In early February, the link between COVID-19 infection rates and hospitalizations started to lessen, apparently due to vaccinations, only to reemerge in late April. When the researchers stratified data by age, however, they found that those 65 and older still had a lower association between infections and hospital admissions.
“We can take a lot of comfort in the fact that there does appear to be very good protection in the older age groups, where virtually everyone has been doubly vaccinated,” senior study author Paul Elliott…
… Delta has become dominant in the country, rising from 60% of positive COVID-19 tests at the beginning of the study to 90% by the end. …
… it’s very difficult to predict the duration of the exponential phase,” lead author Steven Riley… noting that extending coronavirus vaccination to younger people in the next month should slow the surge. …
… Riley adds, “Even though we are seeing the highest infection prevalence in younger people who are less susceptible to COVID-19, if this growth continues it will drive up infections in older, more vulnerable people, as the vaccines are not 100% effective and not everyone has been fully vaccinated. This would lead to more hospitalisations and deaths, and risks straining the NHS …
… a team led by University of Oxford researchers evaluated whether vaccines, monoclonal antibodies, or antibodies derived from COVID-19 survivors could neutralize the Delta variant’s B1617.1 and B1617.2 sublineages.
The researchers found substantial reductions in the ability of the AstraZeneca/Oxford and Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines to inactivate the Delta variant, although the viruses weren’t broadly able to escape neutralization.
The ability of the Pfizer vaccine to neutralize the Delta variant dropped 1.34-fold between 4 and 10 weeks after the first dose, at which time the ability was nearly lost. “Recently in the UK some reduction in Pfizer-BioNTech effectiveness has been detected at 10 weeks, presumably as a result of waning immunity, leading to the recommendation that the second vaccine dose interval should be reduced from 12 to 8 weeks in those over age 50,” the authors said.
The researchers noted previous studies that found lower vaccine effectiveness against mild to moderate COVID-19 in countries in which Beta (B1351) was dominant, as well as against the Alpha (B117) variant first seen in England, although protection against severe illness was maintained.
Overall, convalescent sera was 4-fold less effective against B1617.1 and 2.7-fold less effective against B1617.2 than against an early strain from Wuhan, China. Still, convalescent sera containing antibodies against the Beta variant first seen in South Africa and the Gamma (P1) variant first identified in Brazil were the least able to inactivate Delta.
Data showed that the Delta variant’s affinity for ACE-2 was slightly enhanced compared with that of the Wuhan strain as well.
“Individuals previously infected by these variants may be more susceptible to reinfection by B.1.617.2,”…
The authors said that the true number of SARS-CoV-2 variants probably has been underestimated and that more variants of concern will continue to emerge. …
…”As the population develops immunity, by either natural infection or vaccination, pressure is mounting to select mutations that allow the virus to more effectively find an infectible host through increased transmissibility, or to evade the acquired immune response and cause reinfection.”…

UK Covid infections rise as Delta variant dominates (18/06/2021) | @BBCNews
… a single dose of vaccine reduces a person’s chances of catching coronavirus and needing hospital treatment by about 75%, even with Delta circulating in the UK.
And among people who had received the recommended two doses, the chances of catching and being hospitalised by coronavirus was reduced by more than 90%.
Of 806 people infected with the Delta variant who ended up hospital in England between 1 February and 14 June 2021:
527 (65%) people were unvaccinated
135 (17%) were more than 21 days after their first dose of vaccine
84 (10%) were more than 14 days after their second dose
As of 14 June, there have been 73 deaths in England of people who were confirmed as having the Delta variant and who died within 28 days of a positive test, and of these:
34 (47%) were unvaccinated
10 (14%) were more than 21 days after their first dose of vaccine
26 (36%) were more than 14 days after their second dose

Experts call for more sequencing after new ‘Delta plus’ variant identified (16/06/2021) | @Independent
… Referred to variously as the “Nepal variant”, the “Delta plus” variant or Delta AY.1, early data show this new lineage (B.1.617.2.1) allows the Covid virus to better resist antibody therapy treatments because it includes the K417N mutation – first found in the Beta variant that emerged in South Africa. …
From the data submitted by various labs across the world, we know the variant has been seen in Canada, Germany, Russia, Nepal, Switzerland, India, Poland, Portugal, Japan and the US. …
…the emergence of “Delta plus” and other new variants showed the need for regular genome sequencing to keep track of how the Covid virus is progressing.
He said the variant was “not a major concern immediately”. …

Five things we know about the Delta variant (and two things we don’t) (15/06/2021) | @gavi
Two weeks after receiving a second dose, the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine appeared to provide 79% protection against infection with the Delta variant, compared with 92% protection against the Alpha variant…
…the number one symptom reported by app users with a confirmed infection has been headache, followed by sore throat, a runny nose, and fever. “Cough is rarer and we don’t even see loss of smell coming up in the top ten anymore…

About Variants of the Virus that Causes COVID-19? | @CDCgov
Coronavirus Variants of the Virus that Causes COVID19​​ @CDCgov

 

 

 

“Delta plus’ variant may trigger third COVID-19 wave in Maharashtra: Health dept (06/18/2021) | @EconomicTimes
New case of Delta Plus Covid variant detected in Bhopal (06/17/2021) | @EconomicTimes
Cause for worry’: Expert weighs in on immune escape potential of Delta plus Covid variant (06/17/2021) | @htTweets
Delta Variant Makes Up Nearly All New U.K. Coronavirus Cases (06/18/2021) | @usnews
Delta Variant Drives Huge COVID Spike in U.K. (06/17/2021) | @WebMD
WHO says delta Covid variant has now spread to 80 countries and it keeps mutating (06/16/2021) | @CNBC







What are the India, Brazil, South Africa and UK variants? (06/06/2021) | @BBCNews
… There are a few “India” variants, but one called B.1.617.2 appears to be spreading more quickly in the UK.
Surge testing is being deployed in some areas, including Bolton and Blackburn, to identify infections – but it may not be stopping the spread.
Second jabs for all over-50s (and the clinically vulnerable) in England are now being brought forward to protect more people, faster. Second doses will come eight weeks after the first, rather than 11-12 weeks.
Latest research suggests the Pfizer and AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines are highly effective against the variant after two doses, but protection from one dose appears to be reduced. …
Coronavirus What are the India, Brazil, South Africa and UK variants @BBC

 

 

 

 

 

Covid-19 news: 99% of UK cases thought to be due to delta variant (06/18/2021) | @NewScientist
Covid variants: latest on the Indian, UK, South African and Brazilian variants (18/06/2021) | @TheBHF
Covid: Delta variant cases in the UK soar by 78% in one week (18/06/2021) | @Independent
COVID-19: Almost all of UK’s coronavirus cases are Delta as variant infections rise by more than 33,000 in a week (18/06/2021) | @SkyNews
Delta Variant Cases Soar in U.K. With More People Hospitalized (06/18/2021) | @bpolitics