May 31

The night of 30, in the Kanetsu Expressway in Misato, Saitama Prefecture, in an accident two people were killed passenger car is rear-end collision in heavy-duty truck, had died, the child of the eldest son of 47-year-old mother and 68-year-old Adachi Ward, Tokyo was found to be.


May 31

Some stores make a competition of the convenience store industry has intensified in urban areas of China, "Lawson" of major Japanese convenience store chain, with the theme of Ultraman popular in China, was released to the press.

May 31

Aoki declared the Major League parent player, the Brewers are 30 days, has marked two hits and one RBI, including the timely hit in the game against the Dodgers. Game is winning in three straight wins to 3 Brewers 6.

May 31

Planted in a coffee shop in Seattle of the American West Coast, killing four people and a gun shootings white man, a woman was also killed when stealing a car to flee.

May 31

Hisashi Iwakuma major league pitcher, Mariners 30 days, pitched in relief against Rangers, throwing three innings to protect a lead of up to nine times, gave a save. Is the first time in major league save.

May 31

Committee constitution of the House of Representatives, in order to clarify the issue whether there is a need for constitutional amendment, conduct a discussion on Article 9, which defines the "renunciation of war", 31, and characterization of the Self-Defense Forces, the exercise of the right of collective self-defense political parties have expressed their opinion over whether to allow such. In this, "Understanding Self-Defense Forces, is ambiguous and should not admit the interpretation of the Constitution's opportunistic, that corresponds to the framework of international law, more stringent," said Seiji Osaka is the Democratic Party clearly the "right of self-defense is constrained I said "We should go to. Mr. Gen Nakatani of the Liberal Democratic Party, "Self-Defense Forces," also. Should positioned as "Armed Forces, the idea do not allow the right of collective self-defense, then the revision was a major constraint. The Constitution in order to respond to changing security environment, I said "We should recognize the right of collective self-defense. I mentioned Mr. Masao Akamatsu of New Komeito, "Article 9 necessary thing was born, defeat in the war, by the national bankruptcy. Of the amendment is not, there is a responsibility to spread to world philosophy, the spirit" and. Mr. Akira Kasai of the Communist Party "is standing on the reflection of the war of aggression without the essence of the Constitution Article 9, Japan has raised, but a very important provision," he added. I said "should be stated the" army "to protect life and property use of force for collective self-defense is not impeded. Of the people," said Koichiro Watanabe of a new party Kizu. I mentioned Mr. Hiroshi Teruya virtue of the Social Democratic Party "to claim that we should exercise the right of collective self-defense as a constitutional amendment is observed disagree" with. I mentioned the party and said Kakizawa not everyone is "How do I go to Article 9, for two years, conduct a national debate, we decided we should conduct the voting public."

May 31

In the "Goedo" national treasure of Chion-in Kyoto and repair approximately 100 years has been done, spread a blanket of steel work on the roof of the huge height about 30 meters was started 31 days.

May 31

Tokyo foreign exchange market of 31 days, move to sell euros from the concern that is not spread further is credit crunch in Europe led to financial problems of Spain has accelerated, the yen, the level for the first time in a half months approximately 4 have risen up to become a € 1 = 97.

May 31

Smokers in China has exceeded 300 million people, damage people's health has worsened year by year, we published a report in accordance with the "non smoking Day the World", a non smoking urge.

May 31

Major League Baseball player Hideki Matsui, of Reyes, 30, was empty bat in the middle played two at-bats against the White Sox pinch hitter.