Miyagi Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Miyagi Prefecture
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Fuku #3 Debris Removal Breaks Bad. Again.

Today there was another accident at what's left of the Fukushima Daiichi unit 3 reactor building, when workers operating a remote control crane dropped the control console for the refueling machine into the spent fuel pool. The console weighs close to ... [Published Daily Kos - 3 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

‘Internet fasting’—returning to the real world

By Naoko Iwanaga / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer People are often immersed in their smartphones when they commute, while at the office, they are engrossed in e-mails and doing searches online. At home, they may even feel uneasy if they are not connected ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Briton finishes epic motorcycle charity ride at tsunami-hit Ishinomaki school

SENDAI – A British man has reached the finish line for his epic motorcycle trip from Britain to Japan to raise money for orphans from the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, arriving Monday at an elementary school hit by the disaster in Ishinomaki, Miyagi ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Elevated Rates of Thyroid Cancer Found in Fukushima Youth

The number of Fukushima youth diagnosed with definitive or suspected thyroid gland cancer now reaches 104, according to a Japanese newspaper's analysis of government data.There were 300,000 total youth in the Fukushima prefecture who were aged 18 or younger ... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Two Hiroshima children start wall newspaper for evacuees

HIROSHIMA – To encourage Hiroshima residents sheltering in the city’s elementary school following last week’s deadly landslides, two students launched the first edition of an illustrated handwritten wall newspaper.The newspaper was launched Sunday by ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

QATAR FRIENDSHIP FUND LAUNCHES US$1.4 MILLION EDUCATION CENTRE IN JAPAN

SENDAI, Japan, Aug 20 (NNN-QNA) - Qatar Friendship Fund (QFF), inaugurated a US$1.4-million Sendai Education Centre, in the Japanese city of Sendai, in north-west Miyagi prefecture, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.The education centre is one of ten projects ... [Published NAM News Network - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

Fishing boat fire leaves 2 missing off Iwate Prefecture

Jiji Press MORIOKA (Jiji Press)—Two men are missing after fire engulfed a saury fishing boat off Otsuchi, Iwate Prefecture, on Monday night, Japan Coast Guard officials said.Fourteen of the 16 crew members aboard the 166-ton No. 15 Kannon Maru were rescued ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 17 2014 - Updated Aug 17 2014 - 1 reports

Electronic voting hindered by breakdowns, cost

Jiji Press Electronic voting has failed to be widely adopted by municipalities in Japan, reflecting concern over voting device breakdowns and high costs for system development and maintenance.Only three municipalities—Kyoto; Niimi, Okayama Prefecture; ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 17 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lab-grown produce turns competitive

The old Sony factory in eastern Japan's Miyagi Prefecture is up and running again. This time around, however, it's been resurrected as something else entirely: an indoor farm that, at 25,000 square feet, is the largest of its kind.Subscribers must LOG-IN ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Japan Asia Group Set to Build 20MW Solar Plant in Miyagi

2014/08/05 15:48Shinichi Kato, Nikkei BP CleanTech InstituteThe ceremony for the conclusion of the agreement (source: Japan Asia Group)An image of the 20MW solar power plant (source: Japan Asia Group)Japan Asia Group Ltd announced that JAG Energy Co Ltd ... [Published Tech-On! - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 2 reports

Australian, Japanese soldiers to train together in Japan

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.SYDNEY, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Australian military personnel will train with local soldiers in Japan for the first time, authorities revealed on Tuesday.The two armies, together with the United States troops, will train in an ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Shine on

The Yomiuri Shimbun About 5,000 paper lanterns floated down the Kyu-Kitakamigawa river in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, on Thursday night, in an event dedicated to the victims of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. The lanterns, in five different colors, ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 01 2014]

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Fuku #3 Debris Removal Breaks Bad. Again. [Published Daily Kos - 3 hours ago]
‘Internet fasting’—returning to the real world [Published The Japan News - Aug 29 2014]
McDonald's Japan on the brink [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 27 2014]
Child Poverty SOS / Lack of money spurs bullyin... [Published The Japan News - Aug 26 2014]
Wall newspaper helps cheer up evacuees [Published The Japan News - Aug 26 2014]
Briton finishes epic motorcycle charity ride at... [Published Japan Times - Aug 26 2014]
The Evening Blues - 8-25-14 [Published Daily Kos - Aug 26 2014]
Elevated Rates of Thyroid Cancer Found in Fukus... [Published Common Dreams - Aug 25 2014]
Two Hiroshima children start wall newspaper for... [Published Japan Times - Aug 25 2014]
Cheap train to the north with Basho [Published Japan Times - Aug 23 2014]
Milling at the county fair [Published Eureka Times-Standard - Aug 22 2014]
Qatar-funded centre opens in Japanese city [Published Qatar is Booming - Aug 22 2014]
Whale research vessel inspected [Published The Japan News - Aug 22 2014]
Tepco to finish removal of Fukushima fuel rods ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 21 2014]
QATAR FRIENDSHIP FUND LAUNCHES US$1.4 MILLION E... [Published NAM News Network - Aug 20 2014]
QFF launches "Elem Sendai" - Qatar's latest con... [Published Zawya.com - Aug 20 2014]
Qatar funds Japan education centre [Published Qatar Peninsula - Aug 20 2014]
Fishing boat fire leaves 2 missing off Iwate Pr... [Published The Japan News - Aug 19 2014]
Pair missing after fishing boat catches fire [Published Japan Times - Aug 19 2014]
Electronic voting hindered by breakdowns, cost [Published The Japan News - Aug 17 2014]
Tsunami boat visits Humboldt County Fair [Published Eureka Times-Standard - Aug 17 2014]
Municipalities begin making rules for children’... [Published Japan Times - Aug 16 2014]
Japanese boat that washed ashore from 2011 Tsun... [Published News Channel 3 - Aug 16 2014]
Trio joins the fray for Sendai Airport rights [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Aug 15 2014]
TÜV tests modules for Turkish solar park [Published Sun & Wind Energy - Aug 12 2014]
Lab-grown produce turns competitive [Published North West Arkansas Times - Aug 11 2014]
Factory-grown food has growing market [Published Columbian.com - Aug 10 2014]
Environmental, social awareness take center sta... [Published MAINICHI Daily News - Aug 10 2014]
The making of 'Tohoku Tomo' and the 113 Project [Published Japan Today - Aug 09 2014]
The indoor farming revolution [Published Africa Green Media - Aug 08 2014]
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Fukushima Updates 8/8/14 [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - Aug 07 2014]
Fukushima Updates 8/8/14 -Tepco revised their unit #3 estimates of equipment failure and core damage… Tepco wants decontaminated groundwater releases locally approved… Yomiuri Shimbun says using actual dosimeter exposures for repopulation is realistic… ...
BOJ Beat: Hollowing-Out of Car Manufacturing We... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Aug 01 2014]
Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles sit parked ahead of shipment outside a plant in Ohira, Miyagi prefecture March 7, 2014.Bloomberg News With Japanese exports showing little sign of life despite a weaker yen and a rebounding U.S. economy, Bank of Japan officials ...
Recharge Wrap-up: Control Tesla Model S from yo... [Published Autoblog Green - Jul 28 2014]
Filed under: Ethanol , EV/Plug-in , Hybrid , Manufacturing/Plants , Toyota , Tesla Motors , North America , USA , Racing Tesla Model S owners can now control their car with Android Wear. A new, free app for the Android wrist devices, ...
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 ...
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