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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Worst earthquake since Tohoku sparks tsunami alert in Japan

    Posted Dec 08th 2012, 12:00am by -

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Strong quake in Japan sparks tsunami scare Earthquake sparks tsunami scare A 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck off northeastern Japan yesterday, triggering a tsunami alert ... said there was no risk of a widespread tsunami. While buildings in Tokyo shook for up to a minute, the quake did little damage. Last year's record 9-magnitude earthquake was 355 times more ...

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    Same story with no happy end in post-disaster Japan

    Posted Sep 24th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Scott found a new muse for his next thriller: Japan's earthquake-devastated northeast. Japan in a Day opens the Tokyo International Film Festival next month, and many anticipate ... apocalyptic backdrops shame Tinseltown's best set designers. What's most surprising about Japan 18 months after the biggest earthquake ever recorded in the country is how little has changed. ...

  3. Japan has made remarkable progress in responding to earthquake disaster

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... confident that we have the collective will to tackle our most pressing issues: reconstruction of areas affected by the March 11 earthquake, full decommissioning of the Tokyo Electric Power ... to the international community. On the anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake we are reminded that we are now faced with a challenge of similar proportions. Our goal is not simply to reconstruct ...

  4. Earthquake shakes up baby formula delivery chain

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... Enoch Yiu Japan's massive earthquake has shaken markets around the world and caused untold economic losses- and it's also given Hong Kong mothers cause for concern. For Hong Kong investors, the earthquake may not be a big issue as Japanese markets have been weak for many years and many have not invested substantially there. What makes Japan important to Hongkongers ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Fukushima operator to cut 1,000 jobs

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 04:35pm

    ... in December, the daily said. A massive earthquake and tsunami in March 2011 ravaged the Fukushima plant’s cooling system, sparking a reactor meltdown in the world’s worst nuclear accident since ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese politician who handed Emperor Akihito letter receives death threat

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 01:40pm by Julian Ryall

    ... to the Fukushima nuclear plant when three of its six reactors suffered melt-downs after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Yamamoto has received a public dressing down from the government, the media, ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Mystery gold gifts cheer Japan's tsunami-ravaged port Ishinomaki

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of Tokyo, was devastated by a magniture-9.0 earthquake and the massive tsunami the quake generated on March 11, 2011. The disaster killed nearly 19,000 people, including more than 3,000 ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tepco should not be in charge of Fukushima decommissioning: Japan panel

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 05:00pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... “We need to have a prompt conclusion to create a clear and realistic organisation,” said the draft proposal. An earthquake and tsunami knocked out power and cooling at the Fukushima Dai-ichi ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan vows to tighten nuclear safety after accident

    Posted May 28th 2013, 02:52pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... earthquake and tsunami. Most of the area is designated “difficult to return to,” and remains off-limits.   ...

  10. Images will never fade

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Mabel Sieh Today is a day that all Japanese people- and many around the world- will never forget. On this day 12months ago Japan was hit by a huge magnitude 9.0 earthquake- the biggest ... 'feel' they're still experiencing the earthquake or tsunami and are so frightened they lock themselves in their bathrooms; others 'smell' radiation and have to close all ...




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