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5 hrs ago | AlertNet

Magnitude 6.8 quake, small tsunami hit east Japan, no damage

Local residents listen to radio broadcasts to gather information upon escaping to an elementary school after a tsunami warning was issued in Sendai, in this photo taken by Kyodo July 12, 2014 REUTERS/Kyodo TOKYO, July 12 - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit off eastern Japan on Saturday morning, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, with minor tsunami ... (more)


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Asia, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Fukushima food imports safe for consumption: AVA

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore says it has control and surveillance testing measures in place to ensure Japanese imports, particularly those from Fukushima, are free from radiation contamination.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Nuclear Energy

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Coast News

Brush with Art: Del Mar sculptor gains inner peace

As fate would have it, Morhous was visiting Japan during the earthquake and tsunami that decimated Sendai, Japan on March 11, 2011.


Related Topix: Del Mar (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA, Travel, Asia Travel, Japan Travel, World News, Japan, Tsunami, Asian Tsunami Disaster, Sendai, Japan Travel

The Washington Post

Tropical Storm Neoguri on Path to Tokyo After Soaking South

Tropical Storm Neoguri swept toward Tokyo, threatening to hit the city overnight with heavy rains and strong winds after leaving at least three dead and forcing the evacuation of almost 90,000 people.


Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Weather, World News, Japan, Science / Technology

Sat Jul 05, 2014


Japan rocked by 5.7-magnitude quake

An earthquake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale jolted 8km ENE of Miyako, Japan at 22:42:04 GMT on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, Xinhua reported.


Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, World News, Japan

Thu Jul 03, 2014


AFS Student Exchange Scholarships to Japan

AFS New Zealand has one full scholarship available for students who live and attend school in Christchurch, for a student exchange to Japan in 2015.


Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, World News, Japan

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Rice Lake Online

Students help out in tsunami zone

Two years of intense planning and countless hours of preparation culminated in a trip of a lifetime to help others.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Home Gardening, Home, Barron County, WI, Richland Center, WI

The Japan Times

Health studies explode the myth of the 'safe' nuclear power plant

Playing it safe: Children play in an indoor sand pit at a kindergarten in Koriyama, about 50 km from the Fukushima No.


Related Topix: Nuclear Energy, Japan, World News,

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Japan's political leadership helped save country from worst-case Fukushima disaster

Faced with an unprecedented disaster in postwar Japan, then-Prime Minister Naoto Kan and his Democratic Party of Japan government handled the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster better than originally perceived, according to new Stanford research.


Related Topix: Democratic Party (Japan), Nuclear Energy, Tsunami, Natural Disasters, World News, Japan

Fri Jun 27, 2014

Pattaya Mail

Asia-Pacific disaster risk reduction meet ends in Bangkok

Calling for quick recovery from disasters in Asia and the Pacific, the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction concluded in Bangkok today.


Related Topix: Japan, World News

Pattaya Mail

Ministers, top officials from 63 countries gather at AMCDRR

Government ministers and top disaster management officials from 63 countries around the world as well as Thai delegates are gathering at the 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction .


Related Topix: Japan, World News

Thu Jun 26, 2014


Blood Pressure Variability on Antihypertensive Therapy in Acute...

From the Department of Cerebrovascular Medicine , Division of Stroke Care Unit , and Department of Neurology , National Cerebral and Cardiovascular Center, Suita, Japan; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Shimotsuke, Japan ; Department of Neurosurgery and Stroke Center, Nakamura ... (more)


Related Topix: Japan, World News,

Wed Jun 25, 2014

F&M Magazine

Agile Planet Adopts New Name

Yaskawa America, Motoman Robotics Division, acquired all outstanding shares of the company in June of 2013, to strengthen its global leadership position.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Robots, Science / Technology, Austin, TX


Japan's leadership averted worst-case disaster, Stanford researcher says

Former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan, shown in 2012, did a better job than is often thought in dealing with the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear crisis, according to Stanford research associate Kenji Kushida.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Stanford, CA, Nuclear Energy, Democratic Party (Japan), Tsunami, Natural Disasters, World News, Japan

Cape Gazette

Louis 'Jim" De Catur, consummate professor

Louis Aubrey De Catur, known throughout his entire life as Jim, passed away suddenly of natural causes Monday, June 9, 2014, in Gdansk, Poland after enjoying a wonderful trip to Scandanavia.


Related Topix: Poland, World News, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, United States Naval Academy, Japan, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Jun 23, 2014

This Week Community News

Students, staff embraced in Sakata

Five students and three adults ventured on the Delaware City School District's first-ever trip to Sakata, Japan, this month.


Related Topix: World News, Japan, Education Etc., Delaware, OH

Fri Jun 20, 2014


More Than 400 Military Drones Have Crashed Worldwide

An unmanned surveillance drone 'Global Hawk' flies toward the U.S Misawa Air Base on May 24, 2014 in Misawa, Aomori, Japan.


Related Topix: Japan, World News

Wed Jun 18, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Japan business mood defies economic headwinds, backs BOJ optimism

By Tetsushi Kajimoto and Leika Kihara TOKYO/AKITA Japan - Confidence of Japanese manufacturers held steady in June while the service-sector mood rebounded from the prior month, an encouraging sign for the economy as it tries to hold its ground in the face of soft exports and weakening consumption.


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Ansonia, CT

The Indian Express

All the Wall's a Stage

Japanese and Indian artists create breathtaking wall art in village schools to bring students closer not just to art, but classrooms too.


Related Topix: World News, India, Japan,

Mon Jun 16, 2014


Added Predictive Value of Night-Time Blood Pressure Variability for...

From the Department of Medicine, University of Padova, Padua, Italy ; Department of Medicine, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy ; School of Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia ; Department of Medicine, Jichi University, Tochigi, Japan ; Department of Planning for Drug Development and Clinical Evaluation, ... (more)


Related Topix: Italy, World News, Australia, Japan,