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Toyota gives Japan workers biggest pay raise in 21 years
Toyota will raise its monthly base pay for workers by 2,700 yen on average, or about 0.8 percent of total monthly pay, marking the first increase in base wages in six years but falling short of its union's demand for a 4,000 yen increase.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Fukushima anniversary marked in Richland
Children can learn about solar energy and parents and teachers can learn how to use grocery store materials to teach children about solar energy from 2 to 3 p.m. A community forum on the Fukushima disaster and the alliance’s concerns about Energy Northwest’s nuclear power plant near Richland will be held at 5:30 p.m. The event will end ... (more)
Howard Watanabe-Jin is shown in a restricted zone near Fukushima,...
Howard Watanabe-Jin is shown in a restricted zone near Fukushima, Japan, where he conducted some of his volunteer work in the months of the deadly 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Initial D's Gunma Prefecture Really Is A Driver's Wonderland
Gunma Prefecture is a landlocked region in the Tokyo Regional Area, about 90 minutes northwest of the city of Tokyo by express train.
Patrick Pledges To Write To NRC About Mass. Nuclear Plant
It was three years ago Tuesday that nuclear reactors at Fukushima, Japan were hit a by a huge tsunami and started melting down.
Japan observes 3rd anniversary of March 2011 quake
Memorials were held across Japan on Tuesday to observe the 3rd anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami disasters of March 11th, 2011.
3 years on: Contaminated Fukushima water may be dumped as problems mount
An employee of Tokyo Electric Power Co. measures using a dosimeter at the central operating control room of the No.
Interesting and moving Fukushima video
I was struck by the eerie images of a Japanese Ghost town near Fukushima, the people who visit this radioactive no-mans-land, and why they go there.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Japan Giant Tsunami Wall Fails to Stop Fears About Atomic Power
That's the amount power companies have committed so far on thousands of tons of reinforced concrete and steel, armies of workers, tsunami walls and seismic tests.
Some businesses in Fukushima still struggling 3 years after disasters
Three years after Japan's triple disasters of an earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown, the country's economy is still on a slow rebound.
The Greenville News
Report: Public at risk from Oconee, other nuclear plants
Inconsistent enforcement by federal regulators stands in the way of protecting the public from the dangers of nuclear energy, across the country and at the Upstate's Oconee Nuclear Station where concerns over fire and flood have hovered for decades, a nuclear watchdog group says in a new report.
International Business Times
Nuclear Weapons Ban: Secret Documents Reveal Australia Blocking New Zealand-Led Campaign
A child walks past a geiger counter, measuring a radiation level of 0.162 microsievert per hour, at a square in front of Koriyama Station in Koriyama, west of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, Fukushima prefecture March 1, 2014.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
30% of firms to hire more grads in 2015 11:21 pm, March 09, 2014...
About 30 percent of companies plan to hire more new university graduates in the spring of 2015 than this year, according to a Jiji Press survey.
Fukushima Radiation Expected to Reach West Coast Soon
Low levels of radiation from the March 2011 nuclear accident in Fukushima, Japan, should be reaching the west coast of the United States by April, and states and volunteers will be monitoring levels.
The children of Japan's Fukushima battle an invisible enemy
Some of the smallest children in Koriyama, a short drive from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, barely know what it's like to play outside -- fear of radiation has kept them in doors for much of their short lives.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Rabe crowned new champion at Howard spelling bee
Howard County has a new spelling bee champion. Megan Rabe, 13, an eighth-grader at Clarksville Elementary School, was the last speller standing after nearly 300 words and four hours of competition at the 10th annual Howard County Library System Spelling Bee Friday night at Reservoir High School in Fulton.
The Japan Times
Fukushima: animal kingdom
No one knows where or when he was born, only that he was found slinking through the damp, cold streets of Okuma in Fukushima Prefecture on Dec. 28 before being scooped up by what is likely to be the first human being he ever encountered.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Boeing: 42 Dreamliners need inspection for cracks inside the wings
Boeing said Friday that discovery of a 787 Dreamliner manufacturing defect by wing-maker Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in Japan means 42 of the jets have to be inspected for small hairline cracks inside the wings.
Boeing Has a New 787 Dreamliner Headache With Wing Cracks
The company will inspect about 40 airplanes and delay some 787 deliveries after , which makes the plane's carbon fiber wing , discovered small cracks in newly built wings following a change in its manufacturing process, Boeing said Friday.