Tag archive for ‘Japan’
USS Carl Vinson_USA_South Korea_Apr 2017
By nsnbc On Monday, April 24th, 2017
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Japanese Naval Forces Join US Military Exercise in Korean Waters

nsnbc : As tensions rise, two Japanese destroyers joined a military exercise with the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group that is en route to the region around the Korean peninsula. Moreover, South Korea said More...

Tillersen_Kishida_Tokyo_Japan_Mar 2017
By nsnbc On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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Tillerson Wants New Approach to Nuclear North Korea

nsnbc : Starting his first Asia tour to Japan, South Korea and China in Tokyo, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said it’s clear that a different approach is required after 20 years of failed diplomatic More...

diaoyu dao
By nsnbc On Sunday, February 12th, 2017
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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
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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
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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
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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...

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By Christof Lehmann On Friday, December 16th, 2016
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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
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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
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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...

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By nsnbc On Saturday, October 29th, 2016
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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...