Miyagi Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Miyagi Prefecture
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Emperor, empress end 3-day visit to Miyagi

Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko on Thursday visited the port of Kesennuma, Miyagi Prefecture, the last stop of their three-day tour of the tsunami-hit region.The imperial couple inspected the rebuilt fish market and spoke to fishermen and market workers ... [Published Japan Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

MOL receives new coal carrier

Website traffic statisticsPages viewed and unique visitors to BMI Online Month/year Pageviews Uniquevisitors Jun '14 93,455 3,468 May '14 111,114 3,829 Apr '14 100,037 3,844 Mar '14 94,717 3,888 Feb '14 81,219 3,609 Jan '14 52,598 3,538 Dec '13 38,799 ... [Published Bulk Materials International Online - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Technique to prevent drowning catches on

To prevent drownings, a growing number of children around Asia are being trained using a Japanese technique called “uitemate,” meaning floating and waiting.The Japanese term reflects a philosophy that when in distress in the water, one should not panic ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Training, Sri Lanka, Japan
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Emperor, Empress visit shopping center in disaster-hit Minamisanriku

MINAMISANRIKU, MIYAGI PREF. – Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko visited a makeshift shopping center in Minamisanriku, Miyagi Prefecture, which was devastated in the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami that claimed more than 15,000 lives.Minamisanriku ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Miyagi city breaks ground on housing project for those displaced in 3/11 disaster

SENDAI – A groundbreaking ceremony for a public housing project was held on Wednesday in the city of Natori, Miyagi Prefecture, to accommodate local residents displaced by the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami.The project will consist ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 19 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tea for trash – Methane Cafe offering free drinks in exchange for kitchen waste

It’s often said that, rather than splashing out on expensive new appliances and fitting solar panels to our roofs, it’s the smaller changes we can make in our daily lives that will have an enormous positive effect on the environment. The act boiling a ... [Published Japan Today - Jul 19 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Soma Maru, MOL's Coal Carrier, Will Serve Tohoku Electric Power

TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL; President: Koichi Muto) today announced that the coal carrier Soma Maru, which will serve Tohoku Electric Power Co., Inc. (President: Makoto Kaiwa; headquarters: Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture), was delivered at Mizushima ... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Abe visits towns in Tohoku disaster areas

Higashimatsushima, Miyagi Pref. – Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Wednesday visited a seaweed breeding facility and a cabbage farming corporation in Miyagi Prefecture during his latest visit to the disaster-hit Tohoku region.Abe told reporters in Higashimatsushima ... [Published Japan Times - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 19 reports

Strong quake off Japan injures 3, triggers small tsunami

TOKYO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off northeastern Japan on early Saturday morning, injuring three people and triggering a small tsunami that caused no damage, Japanese officials said. Hundreds of people were evacuated after a tsunami ... [Published Wire Update - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 3 reports

Japanese plant experts produce 10,000 lettuces a day in LED-lit indoor farm

Could this be the future of agriculture? A physiologist has turned a former semiconductor factory into one of the world’s largest indoor farm, cultivating lettuces with LED lights.At almost half the size of a football pitch, the farm, which opened in ... [Published The Independent - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 2 reports

Xinhua world news summary at 0030 GMT, July 12

Tsunami measured at about 20 cm was observed at Ishinomaki city in Miyagi Prefecture at around 5:19 a. m. local time after a 6.8 magnitude quake jolted off Fukushima prefecture in the northeast Japan at around 4: 22 a.m. early Saturday, local media r ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

170,000 Honda hybrids recalled over engine flaw

Jiji Press Honda Motor Co. has told the transport ministry that it will recall 175,356 units of hybrid models of its Fit subcompact car and Vezel sport-utility vehicle in Japan due to an engine control computer glitch.This is the fourth safety measure ... [Published The Japan News - Jul 11 2014]

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...(Related: "Stop Wasting Food in the West and Feed the World." )
"I knew how to grow good vegetables biologically and I wanted to integrate that knowledge with hardware to make things happen" he explained to GE Reports
Major offences: File photo of Shuichi KikuchiLate September1938: while searching around Yaoshan City, Yaoshan County, Hebei Province, "I encountered a woman aged around 25 and a 4-year-old girl at the east gate. I said that those who still stayed inside the town must be enemy relatives and ordered my subordinates to shoot dead the woman with light machine guns and rifles. Later the girl, crying and dragging the mother's body, was also shot dead by rifle"
"First, Kawagen cut the throat apart to stop the captive from making a sound. After the appendectomy, he shot at the gut of the captive with a handgun. He then sutured the gut and laid the captive in the dispensary to see the result" Kikuchi wrote

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Emperor, empress end 3-day visit to Miyagi [Published Japan Today - 2 hours ago]
MOL receives new coal carrier [Published Bulk Materials International Online - Jul 24 2014]
6th L.A. Tanabata Festival Set for Aug. 10-11 i... [Published Rafu Shimpo - Jul 24 2014]
Technique to prevent drowning catches on [Published Japan Times - Jul 23 2014]
Emperor, Empress visit shopping center in disas... [Published Japan Times - Jul 23 2014]
Miyagi city breaks ground on housing project fo... [Published Japan Times - Jul 23 2014]
Baguio Tanabata Fest kicks off [Published Baguio Midland Courier - Jul 23 2014]
Chage Forms New Band '1/6' After Aska's Drug Ar... [Published Anime News Network - Jul 21 2014]
Tea for trash – Methane Cafe offering free drin... [Published Japan Today - Jul 19 2014]
Soma Maru, MOL's Coal Carrier, Will Serve Tohok... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
World's Largest Indoor Farm [Published National Geographic - Jul 17 2014]
LED Lettuce Operations - The Mirai Co. Lettuce ... [Published Trend Hunter - Jul 17 2014]
Green technology used to create huge indoor far... [Published Hydrogen Fuel News - Jul 16 2014]
Abe samples Miyagi seaweed specialty [Published The Japan News - Jul 16 2014]
Abe visits towns in Tohoku disaster areas [Published Japan Times - Jul 16 2014]
Abe: Better health care for disaster-hit people [Published NHK - Jul 16 2014]
Indoor vegetable farm produces nutrient-dense p... [Published Natural News - Jul 16 2014]
This Ginormous Factory Farm Can Grow 10,000 Hea... [Published TakePart - Jul 16 2014]
Japan: Farmer builds high-tech indoor veggie fa... [Published Fresh Plaza - Jul 15 2014]
Miyagi teen savors first win at Iwate racetrack [Published Japan Times - Jul 15 2014]
Toyota Motor : subsidiary to expand hybrid car ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 15 2014]
Sumitomo : Activity/Research Grants - Sumitomo ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 15 2014]
Japanese vivisection confession published [Published Shanghai Daily - Jul 14 2014]
Philippines: Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Region... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
Cowling man gets on his bike to help tsunami-hi... [Published Craven Herald - Jul 14 2014]
The confessions of Japanese war criminal Shuich... [Published CHINAdaily - Jul 14 2014]
WWII Japanese officer's confessions published [Published Daijiworldcom - Jul 14 2014]
WWII Japanese officer's murder, rape, vivisecti... [Published Global Times - Jul 14 2014]
WWII Japanese officer's murder, rape, vivisecti... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 14 2014]
6.8-Magnitude Quake Triggers Small Tsunami Near... [Published International Business Times Australia - Jul 14 2014]
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Philippines: Asia Pacific Region: Weekly Region... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian AffairsCountry: Indonesia, Japan, Micronesia (Federated States of), Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands THE PHILIPPINES Intermittent heavy rains that started in early Jun caused flooding ...
Japan: Earthquake hits Fukushima [Published H5N1 - Jul 11 2014]
Via NHK World: Quake hits Fukushima.An earthquake struck Fukushima and other northeastern Japanese prefectures early Saturday morning. The quake occurred at about 4:22 AM Japan time. The Meteorological Agency says the focus is 10 kilometers beneath the ...
Tsunami-Hit Regions See Upturn in Property Demand [Published WSJ.com: Japan Real Time - Mar 20 2014]
Demand for new housing, particularly on higher ground, is pushing up property prices in rugged Fukushima and Miyagi Prefectures, in another sign that the regions that were hardest-hit by the March 11, 2011 disaster are gradually recovering. ...
Japan: MoU for the Promotion of Disaster Prepar... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 17 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Japan, World I am Tadateru Konoé, president of the Japanese Red Cross Society (JRCS). I very much welcome the signing of the MoU for the Promotion of Disaster Preparedness ...
Fukushima, Three Years Later [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 13 2014]
Josh Keating takes in the effects of the March 2011 meltdown: About 100,000 people are  still living in temporary housing , and Japan has so far built only 3.5 percent of the new houses promised to people in heavily affected prefectures. CBS ...
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