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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan issues highest typhoon alert as Halong approaches

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:45am by AFP

    ... showed high waves triggered by the typhoon splashing over breakwaters and muddy torrents roaring down a swollen river. Storms and torrential rain last week left one dead and four injured, public ...

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    Typhoon Neoguri heads east after hitting Japan’s Kyushu region

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:45am by Associated Press in Kyodo

    ... a 12-year-old boy died after being hit by mudflow in Nagiso, Nagano Prefecture, while an 83-year-old man died in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, after falling into a river. Heavy rain pounded many areas ...

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    Flooding, havoc as Typhoon Neoguri batters Japanese mainland

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 01:52pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... three years after the worst atomic crisis in a generation. Rivers and creeks were flooded in Honshu, with a mudslide swallowing a house and killing a 12-year-old boy who was inside. The giant ... said. A middle-aged man in the town told public broadcaster NHK that he went out to see a river in the neighbourhood late on Wednesday as he heard what sounded like “an earthquake”. “I saw rocks ...

  4. News - China - JAPAN

    Japanese hail Chinese student for saving boy from raging river

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Jeremy Blum

    ... Jeremy Blum jeremy.blum@scmp.com Online applause for tourist who jumped into raging river to rescue nine-year-old Japanese hail Chinese student for saving boy Sino-Japanese diplomatic relations may be strained, but a Chinese tourist's bravery in saving a boy from a raging river has generated much praise in Japan's online community. The nine-year-old fell ...

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    Panasonic offers pollution premium on top of pay for staff sent to China

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... environmental consequences of the country's rapid industrialisation, among them smog, land laden with heavy metals, and rivers contaminated by chemicals. ...

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    Thousands protest in Japan ahead of Fukushima anniversary

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:49pm by Associated Press

    ... at the rally, was holding a fishing pole with a picture of a fish dangling at the end to highlight his worries about radiation contaminating the rivers. “The protests are growing,” he said, noting he ...

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    Typhoon Wipha kills 17, but mostly spares Tokyo and nuclear power plant

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 11:40am by Reuters

    ... of the danger of flooding and hundreds of flights were cancelled. Sixteen people were killed on Izu Oshima island, about 120 kilometres south of Tokyo, as rivers burst their banks. The storm set off ... metropolitan area of 30 million people at the peak of the morning rush hour. A woman was swept away by a swollen river in western Tokyo and more than 50 people were missing, the government said.. ...

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    Mayor sorry for not ordering evacuation ahead of Typhoon Wipha

    Posted Oct 17th 2013, 10:50pm by AP

    ... of river flooding early on Wednesday morning, during the worst of the torrential downpour, but stopped short of ordering any areas evacuated. Initially, Kawashima defended the decision, saying ...

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    Overflowing tank cause of new leak at Fukushima

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 08:19pm by AP

    ... that most of it reached the sea via a ditch next to the river. The company later said, however, sea water samples taken just off the plant’s coast remained below detectable levels. The new leak ...

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    Nuclear-tainted water released into ocean as typhoon hits Japan's Fukushima, killing 3

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 11:29am by Agence France-Presse

    ... Television footage showed the banks of the Katsura river in the ancient capital's scenic tourist area of Arashiyama overflowing and inundating nearby hotels and souvenir shops. Rescue workers ...




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