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HFA helps Armenia reduce risk

PreventionWeb July 23 2014 HFA helps Armenia reduce risk Date:23 Jul 2014 Source :UNISDR Office for Northeast Asia and Global Education and Training Institute for Disaster Risk Reduction at Incheon ; United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction - Regional Office for Asia and Pacific By Andy McElroy Yerevan - Armenia's Minister of Emergency ... (more)


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Wed Jul 23, 2014

From The Shelf- NJPW G1 Climax 24 Day Two

From The Shelf- NJPW G1 Climax 24 Day Two Posted by Dylan Diot on 07.23.2014 Great performances where you least expect it.... NJPW G1 Climax 24 Day Two 7-23-14 Aomori, Japan Katsuyori Shibata and Minoru Suzuki have the day off.


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Tue Jul 22, 2014 News

Aomori Aomori

Fan of local history? As part of our Wrexham History features this week we take a look back at Wrexham's brass bands: Philip sent us this pic via FB - looks as though work on the new Iceland store is underway on Island Green:- PIC: Looking for something to do over the summer? @PlayWrexham is offering free open access ... (more)


Related Topix: Japan, World News, Flintshire County, Wales, Wrexham County, Wales, United Kingdom

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

Japan : Rikuzentakada Gets New Restaurant - 'Bishoku Pasta Tsubaki no Mori'

Bishoku Pasta Tsubaki no Mori was started by a native of Rikuzentakada as a means of helping to restore employment opportunities lost by the city after the 2011 disaster.


Related Topix: Japan, World News

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Free Republic

FReeper Canteen ~ Hall of Heroes: SSgt Henry "Red" Erwin ~ July 14, 2014

By: DaveTroll Without counting the cost to himself, SSgt. Henry Erwin did what had to be done to save the B-29 crew.


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South China Morning Post

Pacific free-trade talks unlikely to go anywhere until after US midterm polls

Latest talks end without even date for next meeting, casting doubt on prospect of further progress until after US midterm elections Negotiators of a Pacific Rim free-trade initiative still see no clear path to signing an agreement, six months after missing their primary deadline at the end of last year.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, World News, Japan

Sat Jul 12, 2014


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)


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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.


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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 .


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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)


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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