Tag archive for ‘Japan’
Mount Rani, Natuna Islands. Photo courtesy a-rabin, CC-2.0
By nsnbc On Monday, January 9th, 2017

Indonesia Gives Japan Green Light to Manage Island for Elderly Japanese

nsnbc : Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs, Luhut Binsar Panjaitan, has given the green light to Japan to manage the Indonesia Morotai Island as a rest area for senior Japanese citizens. Mount More...

By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 16th, 2016

Japan – Russia Agree on Economic Cooperation in Russian-Occupied Japanese Territories

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : Japan and Russia agreed on Friday to start talks on joint economic activities on the Russian-occupied Japanese Northern Territories or South Kuril Islands as Moscow called the Japanese More...

A fishing boat washed inland by the 2011 Tsunami next to a shrine inside the Fukushima nuclear exclusion zone. Thom Davies, Author provided
By nsnbc On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

Japan earthquake: social aftershocks of Fukushima disaster are still being felt

TC : At 5.59am local time on November 22, Fukushima was hit by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake, triggering a tsunami warning. For residents in the same region of Japan devastated by the major 2011 Tōhoku earthquake More...

It's difficult to keep a camera steady when the earth is shaking under you, isn't it?
By nsnbc On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Magnitude 7.4 Earthquake Rattled Eastern Japan – Fukushima

nsnbc : An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.4 on the Richter scale rattled eastern Honshu in Japan, triggering a tsunami warning for Fukushima and tsunami advisories for the rest of the east coast. The cooling system More...

By nsnbc On Saturday, October 29th, 2016

China, Japan and South Korea to Boost Economic and Trade Cooperation

nsnbc : The Trade Ministers of China, Japan and South Korea, during a meeting in the Japanese capital Tokyo on Saturday, agreed to strengthen trade and economic cooperation between the three countries. The meeting More...

By nsnbc On Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

One Killed, Several Injured in Suspected “Bizarre” Japanese Suicide Blasts

nsnbc : Investigators found a suicide note in the sock of a retired soldier who is believed to have killed himself and injured others near a park in Utsunomiya on Sunday, report police authorities who described More...

By nsnbc On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

TEPCO Prepares for Removal of Fuel from Fukushima Daiichi Unit 1 Reactor Building

nsnbc : Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), the operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power facility in Fukushima prefecture, Japan, has removed the first of the panels that were set up around the More...

Artisanal miners at an illegal mine pit in the DRC. At severe risk to their health, some still go to abandoned sites to dig out uranium and cobalt. Reuters/Kenny Katombe
By nsnbc On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

The link between uranium from the Congo and Hiroshima: a story of twin tragedies

Susanne Williams (TC) : On August 6 – Hiroshima Day – I participated in a groundbreaking event at the South African Museum in Cape Town entitled The Missing Link: Peace and Security Surrounding Uranium. Artisanal More...

By F William Engdahl On Saturday, August 13th, 2016

Bayer AG Makes Bee Contraceptives

F. William Engdahl (NEO) : Most will wonder what I mean when I say Bayer AG, the German chemicals and drug company, the same one that just absorbed Monsanto, makes bee contraceptives. This is precisely what a newly-published, More...

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By nsnbc On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Nagasaki Marks 71st Aniversary of Nuclear Holocaust

nsnbc : Japan and the southwestern Japanese city of Nagasaki, on Tuesday August 9, marked the 71st anniversary after the nuclear terror bombing of the city, only days after the first use of a nuclear bomb in anger, More...