Aomori Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Aomori Prefecture
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

World's first purring PUB: Craze for cat cafes sees Tokyo tavern welcome free-roaming felines

| Updated: 05:08 EST, 13 July 2014Cat cafes were devised to relieve Japan's residents from loneliness by allowing them to sip a cappuccino with a furry friend to stroke.Many small apartments in Tokyo do not allow tenants to keep pets, and so establishments ... [Published Mail Online UK - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Tokyo, Cat Treats, Coffee
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Reprocessing Plant Could Provide Plutonium for about 2,000 Bombs

A United States expert on nuclear nonproliferation has said Japan would have enough plutonium to create about two-thousand atomic bombs a year should a reprocessing plant be completed and begin operation.Henry Sokolski, Executive Director at the Nonproliferation ... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Onodera: Japan may procure additional F-35 jets

Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera says Japan will consider purchasing additional F-35 joint strike fighters if their costs come down.Onodera made the remarks to reporters on Tuesday, after visiting a fighter jet production plant of the Lockheed Martin ... [Published NHK - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

The TV station that called for help about the house that called for help

MARBLEHEAD — It happened in April 2011. An empty house on Rockaway Avenue called 911 all by itself over a pipe leaking so badly, spraying so much water, that the floors were buckling, the ceiling sagging and the basement 5 feet deep with water. The 911 ... [Published Salem Evening News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Fukushima Updates 7/7/14

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 ... [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Aftershock from 2011 quake jolts northeast Japan

An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 has jolted Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan. It's believed the quake is an aftershock of the massive temblor that hit the region in 2011.The earthquake struck Miyako City at around 7:42 AM on Saturday.The Meteorological ... [Published NHK - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Govt to support local goods drive

The Yomiuri Shimbun The government will launch a system to support the promotion of relatively lesser-known local specialties nationwide within this year, as part of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s drive to boost local economies, according to government ... [Published The Japan News - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 2 reports

Japan to deploy F-35 fighters at Misawa Air Base from fiscal 2017

AOMORI – Next-generation F-35 fighter jets will be deployed at Misawa Air Base in Aomori Prefecture from fiscal 2017, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Wednesday.“We will coordinate with the U.S. side so local residents will not have to feel concerned,” ... [Published Japan Times - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Experience Aomori

If you have been in Aomori Prefecture but not its capital city of the same name, you may imagine it has all the rural charm of its surroundings – choc-full of old wooden houses and historical monuments. But like me, you’d be surprised.On a recent first ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

NRA to begin safety review at Higashidori

The nation’s nuclear regulator said Wednesday it would begin safety checks on a reactor at Aomori Prefecture’s Higashidori nuclear plant, despite an ongoing survey of possible seismological faults running beneath the complex.The Nuclear Regulation Authority ... [Published Japan Times - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 4 reports

Reactor safety screening to follow fault study

Japan's nuclear regulatory body says it will not begin safety checks at a reactor in northern Japan until it judges the safety of geological faults under the facility.Tohoku Electric Power Company, which operates the Higashidori nuclear plant in Aomori ... [Published NHK - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 15 2014 - Updated Jun 15 2014 - 1 reports

Tohoku shaken by level 4 earthquake

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit northeast Japan in the early hours of Sunday, the Meteorological Agency said.The 2:31 a.m. quake originated around 90 km below ground in the southern part of Iwate Prefecture, it said.The quake had ... [Published Japan Times - Jun 15 2014]

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"It fundamentally changed the geography of Europe and helped to reinforce high speed rail as a viable alternative to short-haul flights."
"We will coordinate with the U S side so local residents will not have to feel concerned" Onodera told Aomori Gov. Shingo Mimura , pledging efforts so that safety will be ensured, in a meeting in the city of Aomori
Katsumi Ohira, 65, a victim of medication-induced HIV and the chief director of the Habataki Welfare Project, says, "Working with ACC, we'd like to aim to create (the new facilities) within five years from now."

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World's first purring PUB: Craze for cat cafes ... [Published Mail Online UK - 5 hours ago]
Tokyo’s cat pub - the cat cafe for grown-ups [Published Japan Today - 16 hours ago]
Japan Reprocessing Plant Could Provide Plutoniu... [Published Korea Broadcasting System - Jul 12 2014]
9 of the world's greatest tunnels [Published CNN - Jul 11 2014]
Onodera: Japan may procure additional F-35 jets [Published NHK - Jul 09 2014]
Japan's Terrific Tuna [Published Stars and Stripes - Jul 08 2014]
The TV station that called for help about the h... [Published Salem Evening News - Jul 08 2014]
Fukushima Updates 7/7/14 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Jul 07 2014]
Aftershock from 2011 quake jolts northeast Japan [Published NHK - Jul 05 2014]
Hakodate sues to halt reactor project in Aomori [Published Japan Times - Jul 03 2014]
Tainan draws local, foreign visitors to feast o... [Published Taipei Times Online - Jul 01 2014]
Govt to support local goods drive [Published The Japan News - Jun 30 2014]
Tokyo Electric Power : Former TEPCO President N... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 30 2014]
Abe’s nuclear renaissance ignores stiff opposition [Published Japan Times - Jun 28 2014]
Tepco shrugs off activist investors [Published Japan Times - Jun 26 2014]
Japan to deploy F-35 fighters at Misawa Air Bas... [Published Japan Times - Jun 25 2014]
Misawa : Japan to deploy F-35 fighters at Misaw... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 25 2014]
Experience Aomori [Published Stars and Stripes - Jun 24 2014]
Chubu Electric Power Incorporate : Shipment of ... [Published 4 Traders - Jun 24 2014]
Japan Airlines : Main events scheduled for July [Published 4 Traders - Jun 23 2014]
'Prefabrication Method' Facilitates Solar Plant... [Published Tech-On! - Jun 22 2014]
Full-scale inspection begins at Hamaoka nuclear... [Published Japan Today - Jun 21 2014]
As victims of HIV-tainted blood scandal grow ol... [Published MAINICHI Daily News - Jun 20 2014]
Japan eyes switch to dry storage of spent nucle... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Jun 19 2014]
NRA to begin safety review at Higashidori [Published Japan Times - Jun 18 2014]
Reactor safety screening to follow fault study [Published NHK - Jun 18 2014]
Safety checks begin at Tokai No. 2, Higashidori... [Published The Japan News - Jun 17 2014]
NRA begins screening for 2 nuclear facilities [Published NHK - Jun 17 2014]
Nuclear utilities faulted for scant data [Published Japan Times - Jun 17 2014]
Tohoku shaken by level 4 earthquake [Published Japan Times - Jun 15 2014]
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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 ...
Airborne early warning unit set up at Okinawa b... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Apr 21 2014]
A new unit of early warning aircraft has been permanently assigned to an Air Self-Defense Force base here to bolster Japan's surveillance capabilities over its southwestern islands, including the disputed Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.The four ...
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