Three years ago today, Japan saw a trifecta of catastrophes beginning with the Tohoku earthquake, then a devastating tsunami, and finally the second-worst nuclear accident in history. What followed is one of the largest and most ambitious cleanup efforts ever. Show More Summary
Troubled Bitcoin exchange MtGox has filed for protection under US bankruptcy law. ||| New York - The troubled Bitcoin exchange MtGox filed for protection under US bankruptcy law Monday, 10 days after doing the same in Japan after a huge loss of the digital currency, a court document showed. Show More Summary
Today is the third anniversary of Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami. At the moment the earthquake hit, at 2:46pm, Japanese television networks paused to remember the deceased. That is, all except one, which showed Alien: Resurrection, instead. Read more...
ZENBU, a new, freely available bioinformatics tool developed at the RIKEN Center for Life Science Technology in Japan, enables researchers to quickly and easily integrate, visualize and compare large amounts of genomic information resulting...Show More Summary
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged to boost rebuilding efforts as the country marked the third anniversary Tuesday of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead, destroyed coastal communities and triggered a nuclear crisis.
While the Pentagon rethinks and restructures its Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), the U.S. has agreed to help Japan develop its own coastal warship with similar attributes.Recent Pentagon guidance directs the U.S. Navy to halt negotiations...Show More Summary
I can see a future FoxNews or FoxBusiness "pundit" now… ”What does Japan know about affects of the atom anyway?”
You might be asking, why? Why spaghetti popsicles? But let's ask another question: Why the heck not? Actually, no. Let's just still with why? Read more...
(TOKYO) — Japan is marking the third anniversary of a devastating earthquake and tsunami that left nearly 19,000 people dead or missing, turned coastal communities into wasteland and triggered a nuclear crisis. In Tokyo, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Emperor Akihito will speak at a memorial service Tuesday to mourn for the victims, marking the…
(Reuters) - Japan's SoftBank Corp is still trying to buy T-Mobile US Inc and merge it with its U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Corp, SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son said, even though U.S. regulators appear set against a deal.
One of our favorite things about Cosplay is that absolutely anyone can do it. Tomoaki Kohguchi is an awesome case in point. Mr. Kohguchi is a 64-year-old consultant from Hiroshima, Japan who spends his free time creating and wearingShow More Summary
Japan’s economy expanded less than initially estimated in the fourth quarter of last year and the current account deficit widened to a record in January, highlighting risks to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s reforms as a sales tax increase looms. Show More Summary
According to this strange, deteriorating Japanese theme park, New Zealand is a land of alpacas, sausage-making, quaint architecture, and not much else. A derelict amusement park operating in north eastern Japan. Tohoku New Zealand Village...Show More Summary
Skkynet Cloud Systems, Inc. (“Skkynet” or “the Company”) (OTC.BB:SKKY), a global leader in real-time cloud information systems, is pleased to announce a collaborative effort between Nissin Systems of Kyoto, Japan and Cogent Real-Time...Show More Summary
Nation marks third anniversary of earthquake and tsunami which triggered world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl.
Documentary filmmaker Kaori Brand reflects on the experience of recording the recovery efforts of the fishing communities hit by the March 2011 tsunami.
It would appear, judging by the tumble in JPY crosses (i.e. JPY strength) that the carry-traders of the world are disappointed in the BoJ's lack of exuberance. BOJ RETAINS PLAN FOR 60T-70T YEN ANNUAL RISE IN MONETARY BASE (no change)...Show More Summary
Exactly 2 years ago to this day on 2011 March 11th, a magnitude 9 earthquake struck the east coast of J...
Oh, Japan. It’s been at least a few weeks before you came out with a completely silly gadget that we don’t really need, but we do really want. What we have here is the Pachi Pachi…
The Breakingviews Abenomics Index inched higher in January. But manufacturing stumbled, and the trade deficit zoomed, suggesting anaemic demand both at home and abroad. With wages subdued and sales taxes about to rise, the economy may need a fresh dose of monetary easing.