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  1. Film marks Hiroshima DayRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

    A new film that explores the protest movement against nuclear power in Japan will be shown at the University of Wollongong on Thursday, August 4. PROTEST MOVEMENT: A scene from documentary Tell the Prime Minister, screening at University of Wollongong on August 4. A Hiroshima Day Commemoration will be held at Wollongong Mall on August 6. A new film that explores the protest movement against nuclear power in Japan will be shown at the University of Wollongong on Thursday, August 4. The documentary Tell the Prime Minister shows how large protests erupted on the streets of Tokyo after the Fukushima earthquake and tsunami disaster in 2011.

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  2. Healing art for Fukushima's miracle kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

    Kids at play at the National Gallery Singapore's Keppel Centre for Art Education as part of an art therapy camp. Five years after the nuclear disaster, 20 Japanese schoolchildren are in Singapore for fun therapy, at a unique art camp to help them deal with the trauma of 3/11 and their disrupted lives.

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  3. Isle groups lend a hand for keikiRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Honolulu Advertiser

    The Higashi Hongwanji Mission of Hawaii is among several groups in the state trying to brighten the lives of Fukushima victims still contending with fallout from the earthquake-tsunami-nuclear disaster of 2011 in Japan. Read More

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  4. Heartwarming True Stories of Survival for Victims of Natural DisastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Max

    The human spirit is hard to break. Though natural disasters take lives and threaten everything, stories of survival inspire others to look for good amid tragedy.

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  5. QuickTake Q&A: Bank of Japan's Quest for 2 Percent InflationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Bloomberg

    The U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of England and the European Central Bank are among the world's monetary authorities that have set an inflation target right around 2 percent. Nowhere, though, does the quest for this special number carry drama like it does in Japan, where Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has vowed to do whatever it takes to stimulate prices.

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  6. Fukushima in New York? This Nuclear Plant Has Regulators Nervous.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | National Geographic

    A new documentary explores the fight around Indian Point Energy Center in the wake of Japan's 2011 nuclear disaster. Former U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commissioner Greg Jaczko discusses nuclear reactor safety in this clip from the documentary Indian Point.

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  7. Miyagi beach opens for first time since 3/11Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Japan Times

    A beach in Miyagi Prefecture opened Friday for the first time since a massive earthquake and tsunami devastated northeastern Japan in March 2011. Shobuta Beach in the town of Shichigahama will be open for 10 days through Aug. 7 following solid progress in reconstruction work, including new breakwaters.

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  8. Japanese emperor to deliver abdication speech in AugustRead the original story

    Thursday | Newkerala.com

    Tokyo, July 29 : Japanese Emperor Akihito has planned to deliver a televised speech in August on his desire to abdicate in favour of his son Naruhito, officials said on Friday. Officials from the Imperial Household Agency said that Akihito, 82, intends to pass on the Chrysanthemum Throne to his son, 56, "in the coming years" because he feels increasingly tired, state broadcaster NHK reported.

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  9. Emperor will speak to the public on live TV in AugustRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Japan Times

    Emperor Akihito, who is said to have indicated his wish to abdicate, will have a chance to speak about his thoughts to the Japanese people sometime next month, NHK reported Friday. Sources said the Imperial Household Agency is planning to broadcast a live message by the Emperor around Aug. 8, after the scheduled extraordinary Diet session and a Cabinet reshuffle take place, according to the report.

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  10. Leveraged Investors Lose Faith in Abenomics, BOJ Easing or NotRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Washington Post

    The biggest local cheerleaders for Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are losing faith in his economic policies even as the stock market rallies on expectations of further stimulus. Japanese individuals trading using borrowed money cut their bets on a rising equity market to the lowest since March 2013, shortly before central bank Governor Haruhiko Kuroda unleashed unprecedented bond-buying that sent the Nikkei 225 Stock Average to its biggest annual gain in four decades.

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  11. We live longer than anyone elseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | The Standard

    Hong Kong men and women live longer than any other people on the planet, says a Japanese study.Hong Kong women have overtaken Japanese women for longevity, with the average life expectancy reaching 87.32 years in 2015 compared with 87.02 years in Japan, according to statistics from Japan's Welfare Ministry.Spanish women ranked third at 85.58 years followed by South Korea at 85.5 years and Switzerl... Hong Kong women have overtaken Japanese women for longevity, with the average life expectancy reaching 87.32 years in 2015 compared with 87.02 years in Japan, according to statistics from Japan's Welfare Ministry. Spanish women ranked third at 85.58 years followed by South Korea at 85.5 years and Switzerland at 85.2 years.

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  12. All Hands Volunteers Announces Newly Added Insect Prevention Tactics...Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | PRWeb

    Just before 7pm local time on April 16th, 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the coast of Ecuador, killing 661 people and leaving over 20,000 others homeless. "The health and safety of our volunteers is absolutely paramount," said Tanya Glanville-Wallis, Director of PR & Communications for All Hands Volunteers.

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  13. Toyota falls behind VW in world's biggest automaker raceRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 28 | Daily Monitor

    Toyota is in danger of losing its crown as the world's biggest automaker this year as sales fall behind those of German rival Volkswagen, new figures showed Thursday. The Japanese giant, which has held the title for four years running, was outsold by Volkswagen in the first half of 2016, as key North American sales fell and disaster-linked factory stoppages hit production.

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  14. Hong Kong women and men enjoy world's longest life expectancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 28 | South China Morning Post

    Hong Kong's women and men enjoy the longest life expectancy in the world, according to data released by Japan's health and welfare ministry on Wednesday. The average lifespan for women in Hong Kong is 87.32 years, and local men on average can expect to live to 81.24.

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  15. Christchurch Botanic Gardens to honour earthquake deaths with cherry blossomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    New Zealand World Peace Bell member David Bolam Smith will plant cherry blossom trees in both Christchurch and Japan to honour the lives of the earthquake victims. Photo / Christchurch Star Twenty eight young Japanese language students lost their lives when the CTV building collapsed during the February 22, 2011, quake.

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  16. QuickTake Q&A: Bank of Japan's Quest for 2 Percent Inflation 36 minutes agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Bloomberg

    The U.S. Federal Reserve, the Bank of England and the European Central Bank are among the world's monetary authorities that have set an inflation target right around 2 percent. Nowhere, though, does the quest for this special number carry drama like it does in Japan, where Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has vowed to do whatever it takes to stimulate prices.

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  17. Australia's coordinates out by more than a metre, scientists sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | ABC News

    A team of scientists are about to recalculate the nation's latitude and longitude coordinates, which are currently out by more than 1.5 metres. It will improve the accuracy of all spatial information across the nation for a myriad of services including transportation, personal navigation and surveying.

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  18. Watch the breathtaking Japanese volcanic eruption that created...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Daily Mail

    Plumes of smoke, cracks of lighting and a flow of lava came bellowing out of Japan's Mount Sakruajima this week. Located in a scenic bay on the southern island of Kyushu, this 1,117 meter high volcano has been a sleeping giant for the past three years prior to this fiery spectacle.

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  19. Off the Beaten PathRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | US News & World Report

    A Sri Lankan vendor selling South Indian snacks awaits customers along the Galle Face seafront at dusk in Colombo, a bustling capital city with a long history as a trade port. Often referred to as the teardrop of India, the island nation of Sri Lanka sits just off the southeast tip of the subcontinent.

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  20. Xinhua Insight: Tangshan quake orphan treats China's post-traumatic stress disorder patientsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Xinhuanet

    Calmly, Dong Huijuan explained how she had treated a survivor of the devastating Wenchuan earthquake on May 12, 2008, who was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder . Dong, 57, said her patient, a 17-year-old girl, had to have her leg amputated.

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