Miyagi Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Miyagi Prefecture
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Whaling to be pared, not halted

The government announced Friday it will continue seasonal “research whaling” in both the Northwest Pacific and the Antarctic Ocean but reduce the catch, after the International Court of Justice in The Hague ordered Japan to stop whaling in the Antarc ... [Published Japan Times - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Political tussle postpones whaling fleet’s trip to Pacific Northwest

The Japanese whaling fleet’s departure for the Pacific Northwest has been delayed to April 26 instead of Tuesday, officials said Thursday amid a tussle between the Foreign Ministry and the Fisheries Agency.The two entities are debating whether to continue ... [Published Japan Times - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Home for all by Ruofan Chen

anchorThis project is located in Kesennuma, Miyagi prefecture which is heavily damaged by the tsunami in 2011. The goal of the project is to create a gathering space for the local people and to raise their morale. In this project, we try to extract the ... [Published Archinect - Apr 17 2014]
Entities: Tsunami, Architecture
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese whaler leaves port

A vessel has left port in Wakayama Prefecture, central Japan, to take part in a research whaling off the northeastern part of the country.The whaler departed from Taiji Town on Wednesday morning.Japan has yet to decide whether to begin the whaling next ... [Published NHK - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Marubeni to Turn Tsunami-hit Area Into 28MW Solar Plant

2014/04/16 13:35Kenji Kaneko, Nikkei BP CleanTech InstituteAn image of the 28.3MW solar power plant in Iwanuma City (source: Marubeni)Marubeni Corp announced April 10, 2014, that it will build a 28.3MW solar power plant in Iwanuma City, Miyagi Prefecture, ... [Published Tech-On! - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Ex-MSDF district chief recounts March 11

By Tsuyoshi TakasawaYomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer With 20 years of experience working on Maritime Self-Defense Force vessels, Hiromi Takashima, 61, was in command of 60 MSDF vessels and 100 aircraft as the MSDF Yokosuka District commandant after the Great ... [Published The Japan News - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Nippon Paper to build its biggest fossil fuel power plant

TOKYO -- Nippon Paper Industries will build its largest-ever fossil-fuel-burning power plant in Miyagi Prefecture, part of efforts to beef up its energy business amid declining paper demand.The plant will be capable of generating 149,000kW when it goes ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Marubeni to launch mega-solar power project in Iwanuma City, Miyagi Prefecture

("Marubeni") announces to launch operation of a mega-solar power project by constructing a large-scale solar power plant in Iwanuma City, Miyagi Prefecture. The power plant, known as the Iwanuma-Rinku Mega-solar, is expected to be the largest solar power ... [Published Your Industry News - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Marubeni to Launch Mega-solar Power Project in Iwanuma City,Miyagi Prefecture

Marubeni to Launch Mega-solar Power Project in Iwanuma City,Miyagi Prefecture ... [Published Marubeni Corporation - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

Marubeni bags 28.3MW in Japan

10/04/2014Marubeni Corp is to build a 28.3MW solar plant in Iwanuma City, Miyagi prefecture in Japan.The company has set up a new wholly-owned special purpose vehicle for the project and will start construction this month.The project, known as the Iwanuma-Rinku ... [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 3 reports

Tsunamis Reach Japan After Chile Quake

TOKYO, April 3 (Bernama) -- Tsunami waves unleashed by the 8.2-magnitude earthquake that struck off Chile on Tuesday night (local time) reached Pacific coastal areas of northern to eastern Japan on Thursday morning, Japan's Jiji Press reported, citing ... [Published Bernama - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 2 reports

Court rejects nursery tsunami suit

SENDAI – The Sendai District Court turned down a damages suit Monday filed by relatives of two of three nursery children in the town of Yamamoto, Miyagi Prefecture, who were killed by the giant tsunami spawned by the March 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake ... [Published Japan Times - Mar 24 2014]

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...was devastated by the disaster, walloped by a 3-meter tsunami that brought cars and debris from adjoining neighborhoods crashing into the facility. "I thought it was just impossible to restore the mill" a technology officer recalled
...owns Japan's whaling fleet, said it had urged Agriculture Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi to allow the Northern Pacific whaling to take place as usual. "The minister gave us strong encouragement by saying that he would firmly consider it, given that the research itself was not gainsaid."
"When you look at the architecture in Chile, you see buildings that have damage, but not the complete pancaking that you've got in Haiti" said Cameron Sinclair, executive director of Architecture for Humanity, a nonprofit that helps people rebuild after disasters, told the Associated Press...
"Local governments are probably trying to find a good mix of outside-oriented mascot characters and inside-oriented, community-organizing ordinances in order to bring prosperity in a way that's suitable for their areas" says Yamazaki

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Its ravaged mill rebuilt, Nippon Paper eyes gro... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - 1 hour ago]
Whaling to be pared, not halted [Published Japan Times - 5 hours ago]
Japan in Depth / Govt troubled by whaling dilemma [Published The Japan News - 16 hours ago]
Japan’s Northwest Pacific “not-for-purposes-of-... [Published Sea Shepherd - 17 hours ago]
Political tussle postpones whaling fleet’s trip... [Published Japan Times - Apr 17 2014]
How Safe Is California? Quakes In Chile And Nic... [Published Fox News Latino - Apr 17 2014]
Second wave of ‘washoku’ wets London [Published Japan Times - Apr 17 2014]
Rakuten Edy service turns smartphones into card... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 17 2014]
Home for all by Ruofan Chen [Published Archinect - Apr 17 2014]
Japanese whaler leaves port [Published NHK - Apr 16 2014]
Marubeni to Turn Tsunami-hit Area Into 28MW Sol... [Published Tech-On! - Apr 16 2014]
Ex-MSDF district chief recounts March 11 [Published The Japan News - Apr 15 2014]
‘Thinned forest’ chopsticks channel Japan’s gre... [Published The Japan News - Apr 14 2014]
Unusual local ordinances created to boost consu... [Published MAINICHI Daily News - Apr 13 2014]
Nippon Paper to build its biggest fossil fuel p... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Apr 11 2014]
Marubeni to launch mega-solar power project in ... [Published Your Industry News - Apr 11 2014]
Marubeni to build tsunami-reconstruction ‘mega’... [Published PV-Tech - Apr 10 2014]
Marubeni bags 28.3MW in Japan [Published Renewable Energy News Europe - Apr 10 2014]
Marubeni to Launch Mega-solar Power Project in ... [Published Marubeni Corporation - Apr 10 2014]
Marubeni to Build 28.3MW Solar Power Station in... [Published Bloomberg New Energy Finance - Apr 10 2014]
Dalai Lama Offers Hope To Tsunami Victims In Japan [Published Inquisitr - Apr 08 2014]
Humans taking jobs from robots in Japan-based T... [Published SCPR - Apr 08 2014]
Three Years After the Japan Tsunami [Published PRWeb - Apr 07 2014]
Nearly 75% of schools used as tsunami evacuatio... [Published Japan Times - Apr 06 2014]
Taking a walk down felony lane [Published Japan Times - Apr 05 2014]
Fund supports Tohoku youths’ dreams [Published The Japan News - Apr 04 2014]
Rebuilding after Japan's tsunami [Published Building.co.uk - Apr 04 2014]
Minor tsunami hits Japan after Chile quake [Published The Nation Pakistan - Apr 04 2014]
Japan marks three years since quake-tsunami dis... [Published Nichi Bei Times - Apr 04 2014]
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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 ...
Japan: Today Japan Remembers [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Mar 11 2014]
Source: UN International Strategy for Disaster ReductionCountry: Japan By Yuki Matsuoka 11 March 2014, TOKYO - Three years on, the pain has not diminished. Today, the whole of Japan is remembering the day of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. ...
Out of disaster, a new design [Published Harvard Gazette - Feb 24 2014]
On Christmas Eve, Maria Ignacia Arrasate, M.Des.S. ’14, was fly-fishing in southern Chile. She checked her smartphone and got some good news: You won. Natalia Gaerlan, M.U.P. ’14, got the same good news. The message popped onto her monitor while ...
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