Enlarge this image A team member from NPO Japan Rescue Dog Association and his dog search for victims in Rikuzentakata, Miyagi prefecture in the aftermath of the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster. Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/ ... HealthMediciNet.com, 2 weeks ago
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Sep 23, 2016 A new trend of "ghost drivers" has emerged on Uber in China, spooking people into paying for rides they didn't take. The money-making scam, reports of which are starting to go viral on social media in China, is disturbing people ...Asiaone, 4 weeks ago
Roundtable on the Contribution of FBOs to the Sendai Framework and Opening Ceremony of the exhibition Restoring Our Humanity
The roundtable, co-organized by Joint Learning Initiative, World Council of Churches and Soka Gakkai International(SGI), will bring together representatives from UN agencies, NGOs and academic institutions that will highlight the role of faith-based ...Prevention Web, 1 month ago
A large majority of municipalities that were hit by massive earthquakes and other disasters in recent years called for expanding the coverage of a law aimed at providing financial assistance for rebuilding damaged homes, a Mainichi Shimbun survey ...Mainichi Daily News, 1 month ago
When saltwater poisoned the tree's roots in September 2012, Internet commenters and newspaper columnists protested the use of public funds for a restoration estimated to cost 150 million yen. A donation campaign helped raise the funds, but the tree ...Pacific Standard, 1 month ago
Monday marks one year since the lifting of an evacuation order for Naraha, Fukushima Prefecture, that was imposed following the accident at Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. However, less than 10 ...Asiaone, 1 month ago
The new issue is now available. Journal of Japan Society of Civil Engineers, Ser. B3 (Ocean Engineering)
Annual Journal of Civil Engineering in the Ocean Vol.32 (Special Feature) p.I_1-I_6 During a scenario earthquake with M W9.0 along the Nankai Trough, not only strong motion but also huge tsunami is predicted in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. In ...J-STAGE, 1 month ago
By Reiko Bando / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer Initiatives to enable visually impaired people to enjoy movies with the rest of the audience are growing. Since the Law on the Elimination of Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities came into ...The Japan News, 1 month ago
Japan's weather agency on Wednesday warned of mudslides, high winds and waves if Typhoon Chanthu makes landfall on the northernmost main island of Hokkaido later in the day. Train services were disrupted and flights cancelled mainly in northeastern ...4 Traders, 2 months ago Typhoon Chanthu may make landfall on Hokkaido in northern Japan (2016/8/17) Mainichi Daily News, 2 months ago
DOOR to ASIA is a designer-in-residence program organised by the Japan Foundation in 2015 in the Tohoku region in which designers from Asian countries produce communication design for the local businesses of a specific region. The first ...Culture360.org, 2 months ago
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