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26 min ago | 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.

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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

4 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

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.

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8 hrs ago | CiteULike

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.

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12 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

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.

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12 hrs ago | 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.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bangkok Post

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)

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Wired

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.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

ITV

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.

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Times-Standard

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.

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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.

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Reuters

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.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Scientific Blogging

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.

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The Standard

Signs point to inevitable disaster in making

Japan's gross domestic product fell by an annualized 6.8 percent in the second quarter.

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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.

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EurekAlert!

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.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Hispanic Business

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.

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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.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

Japan economy shrinks as tax hike hammers spending in worst contraction since tsunami disaster

The Japanese economy shrank at an annual pace of 6.8 per cent in the second quarter after spending got slammed by a sales tax hike that kicked in from April, government figures showed Wednesday.

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Business Times

Japan economy shrinks annualised 6.8% in April-June

Japan's economy shrank an annualised 6.8 per cent in the April-June quarter to suffer its biggest contraction since the March 2011 devastating earthquake and tsunami, government data showed on Wednesday, as a sales tax hike took a bigger-than-expected toll on household spending [TOKYO] Japan's economy shrank an annualised 6.8 per cent in the ... (more)

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BBC News

Japanese economy shrinks by 6.8%

Japan's economy contracted by an annualised 6.8% in the second quarter of the year, the biggest fall since 2001 when it was devastated by an earthquake and tsunami.

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