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Japanese soy sauce company making comeback 4 years after tsunami
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Soy sauce makes miracle return in tsunami-wrecked Japan

RIKUZENTAKATA (JAPAN): When the tsunami warning sounded, workers at the two-centuriesold soy sauce maker in northeastern Japan ran up a nearby hill to a shrine for safety and watched in disbelief as towering waters swallowed their factory. They ... Economic Times, 2 weeks ago
Soy sauce saved by crowdsourcing post tsunami Canadian Manufacturing, 2 weeks ago

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In Japan, A Library Works To Restore What Was Lost In The Tsunami

The city of Rikuzentaka in eastern Japan was devastated by the earthquake and tsunami that ripped through the area on March 11, 2011. Among the victims of the natural disaster were seven employees of the Rikuzentaka Public Library --along with ...
 Huffington Post2 weeks ago Japan Stamps Out Coins in Memory of 2011 Tsunami Victims  Sputnik1 month ago

Local officials on loan to Tohoku benefit both sides

RIKUZENTAKATA, IWATE PREF. When she started her new job in the Tohoku region, Atsuko Doi was surprised by the shortage of staff and an unfamiliar computer system. Doi also felt lonely as she was the only woman in the temporary accommodations for ...
 Japan Times2 weeks ago

Memorial event held in disaster-hit Rikuzentakata

Japan Mar. 8, 2015 - Updated 05:49 UTC People have held a memorial ceremony in Rikuzentakata in Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan, ahead of the 4th anniversary of the massive earthquake and tsunami. The tsunami devastated the city on ...
 NHK3 weeks ago 3/11 memorial event held in Egypt  NHK2 weeks ago
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Rikuzentakata looks to future with new tourism ventures

The coastal town of Rikuzentakata in southeastern Iwate Prefecture became an international symbol of the devastation wreaked by the tsunami that followed the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11, 2011. Lashed by waves up to 13 meters high in ...
 Japan Times3 weeks ago
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App to help tourists in disaster-hit area

The Yomiuri Shimbun RIKUZENTAKATA, Iwate — A local reconstruction support group has developed a tourist information application to help spread information about Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, which is recovering from damage caused by the tsunami ...
 The Japan News3 weeks ago App to help tourists in area damaged by 2011 Great East Japan earthquake  Asiaone3 weeks ago
The Japan News

Montblanc to sell $ 4,400 pen made of Japan 'miracle pine'

The Swiss pen and watch maker has used wood from the only tree left standing when a a forest of 70,000 was flattened in Rikuzentakata. TOKYO: Luxury marque Montblanc is to sell fountain pens made from a "miracle pine" tree that survived the 2011 tsunami, for ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Residents try to keep miracle pine tree alive  The Japan News4 weeks ago Montblanc to craft ¥520,000 pen made from miracle pine in Iwate  Japan Times4 weeks ago Richemont's Montblanc to sell Japan's miracle tree pens for $4 400  BizNews.com1 month ago
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Community centre gifted by Singapore opens in tsunami-hit Japan town

RIKUZENTAKATA: Singapore Foreign Minister K Shanmugam on Monday (Mar 16) opened a community centre in Rikuzentakata, in Japan's Iwate Prefecture. It is a gift from the people of Singapore, after the area was ravaged by the tsunami in March 2011. ...
 Social Dashboard1 week ago

Japan debating 400 km sea wall to protect coast from tsunami, floods

Coastal infrastructure Published 23 March 2015 Four years after the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami destroyed much of Japan's northeastern coast, officials are reviewing plans for a $6.8 billion, 400 kilometer chain of concrete seawalls for ...
 Homeland Security News Wire5 days ago Japan to build massive wall to combat tsunamis  Emirates2476 days ago Japan to build massive sea wall to combat tsunami threat  Emirates2476 days ago $6.8b sea wall plan aims to beat tsunamis  CHINAdaily Europe6 days ago

Sea wall rises in Japan

[caption id="attachment_254410" align="alignnone" width="720"] In this March 12, 2015 photo, local residents Kazutoshi Musashi (left) and Shigeru Chiba look at the 41-foot-high concrete barrier under construction in the northern fishing port of ...
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