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American documentary filmmaker returns to Rikuzentakata to rec...

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, 5 days ago

POINT OF VIEW/ Akira Kugiko: Public indifference to disaster preparedness w...(10/15)

Akira Kugiko holds up a photograph of Rikuzentakata, Iwate Prefecture, devastated by the March 2011 tsunami. (Kazumasa Sugimura) Akira Kugiko tells accounts of the 2011 tsunami on an elevated plot of land that commands a view of what used to be ...
 Asahi.com1 week ago
Christian Science Monitor

Terumasa Akio saw poverty firsthand. Now his charity helps 400,000 children

A visit to a poor Thai village alarmed Mr. Akio. Now his Japan-based charity EDF-International helps thousands of children across Southeast Asia. Terumasa Akio vividly recalls the idyllic setting, innocent children, and grinding poverty ...
 Yahoo! News2 days ago

Many older adults still homebound after 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 14-Oct-2014 A new study, published online in the journal Age and Ageing today, shows that the homebound status of adults over the age of 65 in the aftermath of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake is still a serious public ...
 EurekAlert!1 week ago
Med India

New study shows homebound status of older victims of 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake

SynCardia Systems wins 2014 New Economy Award for Best Medical Device Company University of Alicante develops tool for people with autism spectrum disorders Penn Medicine announces recipients of new Basser External Research Grant Program Four ...
 News-Medical.Net1 week ago After 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, Many Older Adults Still Homebound  Med India1 week ago

Banker's midlife career change bears fruit

By Kazuki Koike / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer Inside a white, domed plant factory 29 meters in diameter, heads of fresh green leaf lettuce extend all around, basking in the sunlight. Aiming to help with reconstruction efforts from the March 2011 ...
 The Japan News1 week ago

Smiles of tsunami survivors

, Katsuhiro Asama was in the office of his creative management agency. Some 200 miles north, a 9.0-magnitude earthquake had struck off the coast of the Tohoku region, triggering dozens of aftershocks and a tsunami that sent 30-feet high walls of ...
 CNN2 weeks ago Japan's tsunami survivors  CNN2 weeks ago Smiles of Japan's tsunami survivors  CNN2 weeks ago Saving the smiles of Japan's quake survivors  Channel40002 weeks ago

Researchers ask for help finding debris-tracking transponders

Nestled in the sand, hidden amongst debris or floating across the water like a message in a bottle are vessels carrying valuable research information from Japan to North America. Three years ago, about 30 instruments called transponders were ...
 Redwood Times2 weeks ago

Turning to the Japanese

One of the largest engineering exhibitions in Asia, JIMTOF 2014 is set to attract nearly 130,000 visitors. The event held at the Tokyo Big Sight exhibition centre from October 30-November 4th this year is organised by the Japan Machine Tool builders ...
 Production Engineering Solutions3 weeks ago

Kato calls on Asahi to make amends

The Yomiuri Shimbun Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato has asked The Asahi Shimbun to make efforts to lessen the impact in the international community of false reports on so-called comfort women that were carried in the paper. We hope ...
 The Japan News1 month ago
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