June 23, Thursday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Mr. Yamaguchi Hiroaki

June 23, Thursday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Mr. Yamaguchi Hiroaki

1.People in Japan’s southern prefecture of Okinawa are observing the 77th anniversary of the end of the Japanese military’s combat against US forces in the closing days of World War Two. The Battle of Okinawa in 1945 left more than 200,000 people dead. One in four of the residents were killed.
2.The Myanmar military has moved the country’s ousted de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi from a secret detention location to a prison in the capital Naypyitaw. Aung San Suu Kyi was detained on February 1 last year when the military seized power from her elected government.
3.A Japanese government survey shows nearsightedness is starting to occur at an early age, affecting 6th-graders at the same level as adults. The national survey of children was the first to examine the length of the eyeball axis, between the cornea and retina, as a measure of nearsightedness.