Tag archive for ‘Japan’
diaoyu dao
By nsnbc On Sunday, February 12th, 2017

President Tsai Ing-Wen’s Office to Trump and Abe: Diaoyu Islands Belong to Taiwan

nsnbc : The office of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-Wen responded to a joint statement issued by Japanese prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump, protesting that the Diaoyutai belong to More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Bank Pulled the Plug on Colombia’s Magdalena River Project

nsnbc : Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui bank has pulled the plug on financing Colombia’s Magdalena River navigability project with $250 million. The bank’s decision came after the Colombian government, on More...

Japan_Fukui_Takahama NPP_Jan 2017
By nsnbc On Saturday, January 21st, 2017

Collapsing Crane at Japan’s Takahama Nuclear Power Plant Crashed into Building for Spent Fuel

nsnbc : Japan had another radiant “to cheap to meter” nuclear moment when a crane collapsed, crashed into, and damaged a building housing spent fuel rods at the Takahama Nuclear Power Plant. The operator More...

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...