August 26, Friday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Mr. Yamaguchi Hiroaki

1.The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency says it is likely that the organization will send an expert team to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine within a few days.
2.The Japanese government will spend about 1.8 million dollars on a state funeral for former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, who was fatally shot in July. All expenses for the funeral will be paid from state coffers.
3.The Japanese government has selected 10 universities and laboratories where it will create world-class research centers for vaccine development.