January 10, Wednesday, 2024

1. A survey has found that caregivers at facilities for the elderly and people with disabilities are working under extreme stress following the massive earthquake that struck the Noto Peninsula on New Year’s Day.
2. The operator of a nuclear power plant in quake-hit Ishikawa Prefecture says tsunami waves measuring up to about 3 meters high reached the site following a magnitude 7.6 earthquake in central Japan on New Year’s Day.
3. Japanese leading ‘enka’ ballad singer Yashiro Aki has died at the age of 73. Yashiro was born in Yatsushiro City in the southwestern prefecture of Kumamoto, and made her debut in 1971.