Participants in 311 plant a cherry blossom tree near an elementary school in Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture, on Saturday. Some 130 volunteers took part in the planting of trees along the line where the tsunami reached on March 11, 2011. The ... Japan Today, 1 month ago
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Documentary filmmaker Mina T. Son (Photo courtesy of Mina T. Son) An American woman who taught English in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, a decade ago has returned as a documentary filmmaker to capture the tsunami-hit city's process of recovery on ...Mainichi Daily News, 2 months ago
Hoping to ring in a brighter New Year's, a group based in western Japan is calling on people from Thailand and other countries to send heartening — or genki — letters to people in the northeastern Tohoku region still suffering from the ...Bangkok Post, 1 week ago
The ruling and opposition parties are making a priority of improving the country's preparedness for natural disasters as Japan gears up for the Lower House election next month. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe kicked off his stump tour in Iwate ...Japan Times, 3 weeks ago
ITOCHU : Announces that Takata no Yume Project Received Food Action Nippon Award 2014 in Sales and Consumer Promotion Category
ITOCHU Corporation (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo; Masahiro Okafuji, President & CEO; hereinafter "ITOCHU") announced today that the Takata no Yume Project, part of the company's efforts to support the areas affected by the earthquake disaster ...4 Traders, 1 month ago
(Japan Economic Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ---------- BOJ unexpectedly eases policy to boost economy, lift inflation TOKYO - The Bank of Japan on Friday further eased its monetary grip to underpin the country's economy, in a surprise move ...TMC Net, 1 month ago Kyodo Top12 News (16:00) TMC Net, 1 month ago
The government on Friday chose two cities to host memorial facilities for the victims of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. One will be built in Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, and the other in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture. The basic ...Japan Times, 1 month ago
K (Japan Economic Newswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) ---------- Australian Senate endorses gov't scheme to cut greenhouse emissions SYDNEY - Australia's Senate narrowly passed legislation Friday on reducing greenhouse emissions, with the ...TMC Net, 1 month ago
University of Arkansas staff member Miho Oda Sakon and Tomoko Kashiwagi, a visiting instructor of music at the U of A, will perform for the fourth annual Books for Tomorrow Benefit Concert to help rebuild the Children's Library in Rikusentakata, ...Noodls, 1 month ago Benefit Concert to Support Storm Damaged Libraries in Japan and Arkansas Noodls, 1 month ago
Nearly two years have passed since 3 . 11 ″, Japan's worst disaster since the Pacific War. When I wrote about the disaster a month after it happened (Icon 096 ), the country was still in a state of shock, grieving for the dead, awed by the scale ...IconEye.com, 1 month ago
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