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  1. Lifestyle - Fashion & Watches

    Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoe line

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:11am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Choo makes one-off shoe design to boost profile of Fukushima artisans Designer Jimmy Choo has unveiled a one-off range of shoes in Japan, made using materials and techniques native to the disaster-hit Fukushima area, in a bid to boost the profile of artisans there. Choo was inspired to come up with the creations after visiting workshops in the area, which ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster, by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Stranahan

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 09:43am by NYT

    ... Michael Hiltzik Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman, Susan Stranahan New Press 4 stars Michael Hiltzik On March 18, 2011, a team from the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) gathered in Tokyo. Seven days earlier, a magnitude-9 quake had rattled a complex of six nuclear power plants known as Fukushima Daiichi. Then came a second, more ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology

    How technology created for use in space has benefited life on earth

    Posted Jun 13th 2014, 05:39am by Jamie Carter

    ... real-time cameras and microphones, a PackBot has been used to get inside the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan. Its day job, however, is in bomb disposal. Another ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Ordinary people in devastating times

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by David McNeill

    ... strong, that would arrive in the three most distressed prefectures of Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima. Most volunteers came with offers of help. Tashiro, who is 33, had a different purpose: he ... of Japan's rice crop and much of its fish catch before radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster poisoned the fields and water. Ironically, the Fukushima Daiichi plant produced not a single watt ...

  5. Lifestyle - Books - JAPAN

    Book review: Bending Adversity, by David Pilling

    Posted Mar 02nd 2014, 06:41pm by Julian Ryall

    ... that befell the people of northeast Japan- of homes and livelihoods reduced to matchwood; of hospital patients dying as they were evacuated from the exclusion zone around the Fukushima nuclear plant; ...

  6. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - PASTRY

    Nosh's pastry chef offers French classics with a Japanese twist

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 09:11am by Catharine Nicol

    ... an art student, but was soon tempted to take a Cordon Bleu course. That was delayed because of 2011's Fukushima earthquake, so she bought a Cordon Bleu book. The desserts she made were so ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Great Kanto Earthquake and the Chimera of National Reconstruction in Japan, by J. Charles Schencking

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... disaster has seen similar disagreement and waffling on policy in the highest levels of government - most worryingly in the handling of the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Dominique Perregaux gets behind the South Island Cultural District

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 12:00am by Fionnuala McHugh

    ... a gallery in November 2010. "Luckily," he says, "or probably unluckily, in March 2011 there was the earthquake and the Fukushima [nuclear reactor leak]." Luckily? Perregaux, now ... and none of them wanted to go to Japan after Fukushima started to leak. At the same time, the big galleries - Gagosian, Perrotin - had moved to Hong Kong and there was the art fair, and the profile ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Sins of the fathers

    Posted Nov 03rd 2013, 05:37pm by Maria Giovanna Vagenas

    ... of the Showa period [in 1989], the country still seems to be mired in a series of problems that ultimately originate from then. The nuclear accident in Fukushima after the earthquake on March 11, 2011, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - REVIEW

    Arts review: Kraftwerk, Hong Kong Eye

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by Adam Wright

    ... Radio-Activity . The song's lyrics have been updated to reference Chernobyl and Three Mile Island, and on Saturday the track was mainly performed in Japanese with constant mentions of Fukushima ...



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