Aomori Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Aomori Prefecture
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Second US Radar Station in Japan to Be Operational by End-2014

TOKYO, October 21 (RIA Novosti) – The second US early warning radar system aimed at protecting Japan from a North Korean missile attack will be fully operational before the end of the year, Kyodo news agency reported Tuesday.The X-band radar was delivered ... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 2 reports

Aomori group cooks up victory at ninth B-1 Grand Prix

FUKUSHIMA – A group from Aomori Prefecture won the ninth B-1 Grand Prix food contest in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, over the weekend, besting chefs from across the country who came to champion their regional “B-class” cuisine.The Towada Barayaki Seminar ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Search continues for missing crew

HA NOI (VNS) — Search and rescue operations are being carried out to find six Vietnamese sailors who went missing last Sunday, the Viet Nam News Agency reported yesterday.Shipmates of the sailors, aged between 18 and 23, saw them jump off the Taiwanese ... [Published Viet Nam News - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 2 reports

Six Vietnamese sailors reported missing in Japan

(VOV) -Six Vietnamese sailors may have jumped off a Taiwanese fisheries ship in the Tsuruga Strait off southern Hokkaido, the Japan Coast Guard (JCG) said, prompting ships and aircraft to scour the area.Vietnam oil tanker vanishes, 18 missingThe Japan ... [Published VOVNews - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 1 reports

Glimpses of history: A salvaged aircraft, a horse-drawn carriage and hot springs in Aomori Pref.

By Koichi Saijo / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer MISAWA, Aomori — “Take a look at this. The Tachikawa Ki-54. It was submerged 57 meters deep in Lake Towada for 69 years.”While listening to this explanation, I stepped closer to the aircraft of the former ... [Published The Japan News - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 11 2014 - Updated Oct 11 2014 - 2 reports

6.3 earthquake off northern Japanese coast as Typhoon Vongfong hits Okinawa

© Google MapsA 6.3 earthquake has been registered early Saturday off Japan's northern coast by the US Geological Survey. The quake comes as the world's biggest super-typhoon this year, Vongfong, is striking the south of the country.The tremor occurred ... [Published Sott.net - Oct 11 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Crying infant found in bag outside home in Aomori Pref

AOMORI —A newborn baby girl was found inside a bag on the grounds of a private residence in Hirosaki City, Aomori Prefecture, police said Friday.According to police, a resident heard the sound of a baby crying outside the house nextdoor at around 12:30 ... [Published Japan Today - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Mitsui Fudosan Starts Up 8MW Solar Plant in Aomori

2014/10/07 18:45Shinichi Kato, Nikkei BP CleanTech InstituteThe 8MW solar power plant (source: Mitsui Fudosan)Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd announced Oct 1, 2014, that its mega (large-scale) solar power plant with an output of about 8MW has started power generation ... [Published Tech-On! - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Suffering Japanese rice farmers to get speedier grant payments

Rice farmers struggling with low prices this year are to get help in the form of earlier-than-usual grant payments to those participating in the government’s acreage reduction policy, sources said.The ministry of agriculture intends to disburse the grants ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 2 reports

Shinkansen marks 50 years of service

The bullet train, an iconic symbol of Japan’s postwar economic boom, marked 50 years of service on Wednesday with a celebratory ceremony at Tokyo Station.A state-of-the-art N700A train left the station bound for Fukuoka at 6 a.m., witnessed by officials ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Tokai reprocessing plant to be scrapped

The Japan Atomic Energy Agency says it will scrap its Tokai nuclear fuel reprocessing plant north of Tokyo by April 2017 at earliest.The decision to close the facility, announced on Monday, comes after stricter regulatory standards established following ... [Published NHK - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tohoku Electric sets N-plants safety costs

Jiji Press SENDAI (Jiji Press) — Tohoku Electric Power Co. will spend over ¥300 billion on additional safety measures at its Onagawa and Higashidori nuclear power stations, President Makoto Kaiwa said Thursday.About one-third of the amount will be used ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 26 2014]

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"The (local) hospitals will also get more experience by doing this" Thuong said, adding that it would enhance the provincial hospitals' reputations as well
...is no question that (Vongfong) is an extremely large, extremely powerful typhoon," an official from Japan's Meteorological Agency told Reuters. "It's the strongest storm we've had this year, definitely, although it has lost some strength from its peak."
...of a woodchip biomass fuel power plant in Kawaminami-cho, Miyazaki Prefecture," said Yasuyo Yamazaki, president and CEO of , in a statement. "Now we are planning a wind farm in Nakadomari-cho, Aomori Prefecture. With these projects, we are contributing to the Ideal Region Development with renewable energy."
"The technology of the shinkansen, which has led Japan's economic, cultural and social development, is the fruit of efforts made by many companies"  JR Tokai President Koei Tsuge said at the ceremony

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Second US Radar Station in Japan to Be Operatio... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 21 2014]
Gourmet sightseeing trains are Japan's newest h... [Published Travelio.net - Oct 20 2014]
TMEIC Wins Large Order for PV Inverters for 115... [Published Tech-On! - Oct 20 2014]
Aomori group cooks up victory at ninth B-1 Gran... [Published Japan Times - Oct 20 2014]
Aomori group cooks up victory at ninth B-1 Gran... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 20 2014]
Train companies court tourists with luxury [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Oct 18 2014]
[Column] A defense strategy that wins the battl... [Published Hani.co.kr - Oct 16 2014]
Social News 15/10 [Published VietNamNet Bridge - Oct 15 2014]
Search continues for missing crew [Published Viet Nam News - Oct 15 2014]
MISAWA : U.S. forces start dismantling "Elephan... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 15 2014]
Six Vietnamese sailors reported missing in Japan [Published VOVNews - Oct 14 2014]
Six foreign sailors suspected of jumping ship o... [Published Japan Times - Oct 13 2014]
Glimpses of history: A salvaged aircraft, a hor... [Published The Japan News - Oct 11 2014]
6.3 Earthquake Off Japan Coast as Typhoon Vongf... [Published International Business Times UK - Oct 11 2014]
The Worst Storm of the Year: Vongfong Hits Japa... [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 11 2014]
Banker’s midlife career change bears fruit [Published The Japan News - Oct 11 2014]
6.3 earthquake off northern Japanese coast as T... [Published Sott.net - Oct 11 2014]
6.3-Magnitude Quake Hits Off Japan’s East Coast [Published RIA Novosti - Oct 11 2014]
Crying infant found in bag outside home in Aomo... [Published Japan Today - Oct 10 2014]
Mitsui Fudosan Starts Up 8MW Solar Plant in Aomori [Published Tech-On! - Oct 07 2014]
GE energy division sees sunny days for Japan so... [Published Stamford Advocate - Oct 07 2014]
Suffering Japanese rice farmers to get speedier... [Published Japan Times - Oct 06 2014]
JGC wins turnkey contract for LNG terminal [Published LNG Industry - Oct 02 2014]
JGC Awarded Contract for LNG Receiving Terminal... [Published JGC - Oct 02 2014]
Shinkansen marks 50 years of service [Published Japan Times - Oct 01 2014]
Japan's Tokaido Shinkansen marks 50th anniversary [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Oct 01 2014]
Central Japan Railway : Shinkansen bullet train... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 01 2014]
GE, Toyo and Kuni Umi invest in 238MW solar pla... [Published Power Technology - Sep 30 2014]
Quebecoise shines as ‘minyo’ singer [Published Japan Times - Sep 30 2014]
GE, Toyo and Kuni Umi invest in $1.1bn Japanese... [Published Clean Technology Business Review - Sep 30 2014]
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Aomori group cooks up victory at ninth B-1 Gran... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 20 2014]
A group from Aomori Prefecture won the ninth B-1 Grand Prix food contest in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, over the weekend, besting chefs from across the country who came to champion their regional...Read more ... ...
Giant grubs, bug and worms made of gummi [Published Boing Boing - Sep 14 2014]
Akai Tento 's Yahoo Japan Store features some of the beautiful glistening gummi larvae, worms and bugs for sale in the tiny coffee shop/market stall in Aomori Prefecture, a Japanese fishing district. Read the rest ...
Fukushima Updates 7/7/14 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 07 2014]
Fukushima Updates 7/7/14 –Many Okuma evacuees want more money... Cooling for the unit #5 fuel pool has been stopped... Local Fukushima seafood is eaten in Iwaki City... A Hokkaido Mayor calls the construction of an Aomori Prefecture’s nuke “extremely ...
Fukushima Updates 6/9/14 - [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jun 09 2014]
Fukushima Updates 6/9/14 -1034 fuel bundles have been removed from unit #4 storage pool (SFP) and $39.3 billion disbursed to Fukushima evacuees... 3.4 tons of mildly contaminated rainwater may have leaked from a storage tank barrier... Radiation expert ...
U.S. drone arrives at Misawa base for 1st deplo... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - May 24 2014]
A U.S. Global Hawk surveillance drone arrived Saturday morning at the Misawa Air Base in northeastern Japan in the first deployment of such an aircraft in the country.It is one of a pair of Guam-based Global Hawks to be deployed at Misawa in Aomori Prefecture ...
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