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Fan of local history? As part of our Wrexham History features this week we take a look back at Wrexham's brass bands: wrexham.com/news/the-histoa 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)
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Thu Jul 17, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
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.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
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.
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 .
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)
Wed Jun 25, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Mon Jun 23, 2014