Miyagi Prefecture

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

Work begins on nuclear dump sites in Miyagi as residents protest

SENDAI/SAPPORO – As nuclear workers on Friday geared up to take soil samples at two locations selected to store radioactive waste, ignoring residents standing by in protest, work at a third site was stalled by demonstrations.The surveying work at Kurihama ... [Published Japan Times - 2 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

[article] A Handmade Gift and Community by the Sea: OCICA

Link Think this is good? 1 person thinks this is good 0 people think this is good It's GOODUndoGreenz Global posted October 23, 2014 at 11:34 pmA small detailed ring with a colorful thin thread, crisscrossing to make a beautiful dream catcher-like ... [Published Good Magazine - 11 hours ago]
Entities: Accessory
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Miyagi Pref. signpost washed ashore in Canada

Jiji Press HAIDA GWAII, Canada (Jiji Press) — A white signpost from Miyagi Prefecture in northeastern Japan believed to have been carried out to sea by the March 2011 tsunami was discovered in June on the west coast of Canada, Jiji Press has learned.Jiji ... [Published The Japan News - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Friends run for dementia awareness

The Yomiuri Shimbun A 2,500-kilometer relay marathon from Hokkaido to Hiroshima, run by individuals suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia together with their supporters, is coming to a climax this weekend.The annual ... [Published The Japan News - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Police take ‘DJ Cop’ approach to coach officers in traffic, crowd control

MORIOKA, IWATE PREF. – It’s still fresh in people’s memories that a Tokyo police officer earned the nickname “DJ Cop” for his witty instructions to calm and guide excited soccer fans at a busy intersection outside JR Shibuya Station after Japan qualified ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

POINT OF VIEW/ Mikiko Abe: With nuclear plant idled, townsfolk in better po...(10/18)

Onagawa town assembly member Mikiko Abe stands against the backdrop of Tohoku Electric Power Co.'s Onagawa nuclear power plant. (Yosuke Fukudome)Mikiko Abe, with her 1-year-old daughter, Ai, takes part in a rally seeking an injunction against the construction ... [Published Asahi.com - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Thai authorities invited to attend World Conference on Disaster Prevention

BANGKOK, October 15 (TNA) - Japan has invited Thai authorities concerned to attend the World Conference on Disaster Prevention in Sendai, the capital of the Japanese Miyagi Prefecture, in March 2 ... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Volcano Activity - Asia - Japan

EDIS Number: VA-20141010-45582-JPN Date / time: 10/10/2014 03:29:08 [UTC] Event: Volcano Activity Area: Asia Country: Japan State/County: Yamagata and Miyagi Prefectures Location: [Mount Zao Volcano] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ... [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 2 reports

Mount Zao experiencing volcanic tremors

SENDAI – Volcanic tremors were detected Thursday in Mount Zao, which straddles Yamagata and Miyagi prefectures, the Sendai Meteorological Observatory in Miyagi Prefecture said Thursday.Although no warning of an impending volcanic eruption has been issued, ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 2 reports

Nippon Paper to build timber-fired power plant in Akita

Nippon Paper Industries Co. plans to build a 100-megawatt coal-fired thermal power plant at its paper pulp factory in Akita Prefecture, with the aim of beginning commercial power sales in 2017, industry sources said Thursday.The company will invest tens ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Megaquake preparedness will cost Oregon billions

Cars and other debris swept away by tsunami tidal waves are seen in Kesennuma in Miyagi Prefecture, northern Japan, after strong earthquakes hit the area Friday, March 11, 2011.Cars and other debris swept away by tsunami tidal waves are seen in Kesennuma ... [Published Statesman Journal - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Government to help 37 universities reach world-class status with subsidies

The education ministry said Friday it will give financial support to 37 public and private universities looking to become more international in scope and viewpoint, and become world-class research institutions.The schools, dubbed “super global universities,” ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 26 2014]

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">Credit: Victor Zastolskiy/Shutterstock. We are living in a period where a “new normal” is being created in climate. In 1980, overall capital losses from natural disasters were approximately $60 billion; by 2010, the capital losses have trended to over $200 billion per year. Said another way, the losses from disasters have exceeded $2.5 trillion since January 1, 2000 — a staggering $16.2 million per hour!  To make a bad situation even worse, over 75% of these losses were uninsured. "
...Ryoichi Yamamoto, president of J Front Retailing, which owns the Daimaru and Matsuzakaya department stores, said increased sales of duty-free items "cover a drop in overall sales following the hike in the consumption tax." J Front's sales of duty-free goods have so far climbed 160%
"All of the infrastructure that we have – our roads, our buildings, our sewers, our electric utilities – all of those things were built before we knew there was this magnitude 9.0 earthquake lurking off our shore" said Ashford, dean of the College of Engineering at Oregon State University
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Work begins on nuclear dump sites in Miyagi as ... [Published Japan Times - 2 hours ago]
[article] A Handmade Gift and Community by the ... [Published Good Magazine - 11 hours ago]
Miyagi Pref. signpost washed ashore in Canada [Published The Japan News - Oct 23 2014]
The Oldest Poo In Japan [Published Asian Scientist - Oct 23 2014]
AECOM Impact Blog: Natural Disasters — A "New N... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 23 2014]
Friends run for dementia awareness [Published The Japan News - Oct 22 2014]
Police take ‘DJ Cop’ approach to coach officers... [Published Japan Times - Oct 22 2014]
Japan skipjack prices high after poor catch [Published SeafoodSource.com - Oct 20 2014]
POINT OF VIEW/ Mikiko Abe: With nuclear plant i... [Published Asahi.com - Oct 18 2014]
Asian leaders discuss protection of people disp... [Published Rappler - Oct 15 2014]
Thai authorities invited to attend World Confer... [Published Organization of Asia-Pacific News Agencies - Oct 15 2014]
Volcano Activity - Asia - Japan [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Oct 10 2014]
Mount Zao experiencing volcanic tremors [Published Japan Times - Oct 10 2014]
Mount Zao experiencing volcanic tremors [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 10 2014]
Japan retailers boosted by relaxed duty-free rules [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Oct 09 2014]
Local governments struggling to draft nuclear e... [Published Japan Times - Oct 08 2014]
MITSUBISHI : Nippon Paper to develop 100MW coal... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 06 2014]
Suffering Japanese rice farmers to get speedier... [Published Japan Times - Oct 06 2014]
10 things about: Albert Ong, the philanthropist... [Published Malay Mail - Oct 05 2014]
World’s smallest automotive LTE high-speed data... [Published Connecting Industry - Oct 03 2014]
Nippon Paper to build timber-fired power plant ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 03 2014]
Nippon Paper to build coal-fired power plant in... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 02 2014]
Daiwa House Starts Up 2MW Solar Plant in Miyagi [Published Tech-On! - Oct 02 2014]
Megaquake preparedness will cost Oregon billions [Published Statesman Journal - Oct 01 2014]
Your Lettuce Might Come From an Old Semiconduct... [Published Gizmodo - Sep 30 2014]
Japanese researchers seek power generation from... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
Motivated women in tsunami-hit Ishinomaki launc... [Published Japan Times - Sep 29 2014]
Motivated women in tsunami-hit Ishinomaki launc... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Sep 29 2014]
Chugoku Electric plans to pump power into more ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 26 2014]
Tohoku Electric sets N-plants safety costs [Published The Japan News - Sep 26 2014]
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AECOM Impact Blog: Natural Disasters — A "New N... [Published theCSRfeed - Oct 23 2014]
SOURCE: AECOM DESCRIPTION: AECOM Impact blog Dale Sands, senior vice president and global practice director for AECOM's environment business line, discusses initiatives to improve resiliency in response to the increasing frequency and intensity ...
Volcano Activity - Asia - Japan [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Oct 10 2014]
EDIS Number: VA-20141010-45582-JPN Date / time: 10/10/2014 03:29:08 [UTC] Event: Volcano Activity Area: Asia Country: Japan State/County: Yamagata and Miyagi Prefectures Location: [Mount Zao Volcano] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: ...
Mount Zao experiencing volcanic tremors [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Oct 10 2014]
Volcanic tremors were detected Thursday in Mount Zao, which straddles Yamagata and Miyagi prefectures, the Sendai Meteorological Observatory in Miyagi Prefecture said Thursday. Although no warning of...Read more ... ...
Motivated women in tsunami-hit Ishinomaki launc... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Sep 29 2014]
Starting up a business never occurred to Sachiko Setsuda, a 50-year-old housewife, until her community in Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, was devastated by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami. But...Read more ... ...
Flash Flood - Asia - Japan [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 12 2014]
EDIS Number: FF-20140912-45245-JPN Date / time: 12/09/2014 05:47:13 [UTC] Event: Flash Flood Area: Asia Country: Japan State/County: Prefecture of Hokkaido Location: Sapporo City Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
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