7 hrs ago
The US Sent Thousands of Sailors To Help With Fukushima Relief. Did Radiation Make Them Sick?
A $1 billion lawsuit accuses the Japanese nuclear energy company Tepco of failing to prevent the accident and lying about radiation levels.
11 hrs ago
The Japan Times
SDF struggling to attract enough reservists
The number of civilians registered as reservists with the Self-Defense Forces - those who would take on roles as SDF personnel in emergency situations - is dwindling, mainly due to the difficulty of balancing training with civilian careers, a senior military official has said.
15 hrs ago
Malaysian National News Agency
Qatar Friendship Fund Launches US$1.4-million Education Centre In Japan
Qatar Friendship Fund on Tuesday inaugurated the US$1.4-million Sendai Education Centre in Japanese city of Sendai in northwest Miyagi prefecture, Qatar News Agency reported.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
International Business Times
Japan Resumes Exports of Fukushima Rice, Singapore to Receive 1st Batch
Singapore will be the first country, since 2011, to receive some 300 kilogrammes of rice harvested at Sukagawa City.
More sought for school seismic work
Senate President Peter Courtney says he will call for $200 million in bonds to help make Oregon schools more resistant to earthquakes.
The 2011 Tohoku-oki Earthquake Tsunami: Similarities and Differences...
A post-tsunami field survey following the 2011 Tohoku-oki Earthquake Tsunami was carried out to asses inundated area in Sendai Plain, Northeast Japan.
Indonesian couple 'find son' swept away in 2004 tsunami
An Indonesian couple reunited with their daughter 10 years after a tsunami snatched her from their arms claimed on Tuesday to have found their son, who was also swept away in the disaster.
The Daily Star
Indonesia tsunami family 'find son' after reunion with daughter
Septi Rangkuti holds his son Jumadi Rangkuti next to his wife Jamaliah and daugther Raudhatul Jannah after being reunited with his missing son Arif Pratama Rangkuti in Payakumbuh town on Sumatra island August 19, 2014.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Giving hope to the hopeless
On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day, Life talks to a man who regularly faces danger and adversity in order to help victims of natural disasters Although he now thinks it was probably the best decision he ever made, when Opart Ongwandee signed up for a post in the World Food Programme's IT department 10 years ago, he had no idea that the job ... (more)
Beautiful Portraits of Tsunami Survivors Help a Community Rebuild
The members of a family, seated in the place where their house stood before its destruction in the tsunami of March 11th, 2011.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
15 tourists missing as boat sinks in Indonesia
An Indonesian girl said to have been swept away during the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami has been reunited with her parents.
Tsunami boat visits Humboldt County Fair
Kayakers found this fiberglass fishing boat on the beach of Humboldt County's Dry Lagoon on June 2. The boat is featured in the Earthquake Tsunami Room at the Humboldt County Fair this year.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
The Washington Post
After the Fukushima meltdown, Japana s nuclear restart is stalled
An aerial view shows Tokyo Electric Power Co. 's tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and its contaminated water storage tanks in Fukushima in this file photo taken by Kyodo on August 20, 2013.
JGBs ride sovereign yield decline, 10-yr yield hits 16-mth low
The benchmark 10-year Japanese government bond yield touched a 16-month low on Friday, riding the wave of yield declines in other sovereigns like German Bunds and U.S. Treasuries.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Stressing Faults From Slow-Slip Earthquakes May Portend Doom For Tokyo
Tokyo is a city of more than 13 million people and they are no strangers to earthquakes.
Signs point to inevitable disaster in making
Japan's gross domestic product fell by an annualized 6.8 percent in the second quarter.
Fort Francis Times
Tsunami boat finds new life
A Japanese fishing vessel believed to be cast adrift in the 2011 tsunami disaster soon will find a new life as a tour boat exploring B.C.'s shores.
EARTH Magazine: Are slow-slip earthquakes under Tokyo stressing faults?
Tokyo, a city of more than 13 million people, has been devastated by earthquakes in the past and likely will be again.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Tokyo stocks end morning tad higher as GDP roughly meets expectations
The 225-issue Nikkei Stock Average rose 24.79 points, or 0.16 percent, from Tuesday to 15,186.10.
Globe and Mail
Japan suffers biggest economic slump since 2011 tsunami
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media after visiting a shopping street in Shimonoseki, western Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo Aug. 13, 2014.