Miyagi Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Miyagi Prefecture
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Japanese researchers seek power generation from discarded fish bones

Researchers in Japan's northeast seaside city are conducting experiments to generate electricity from fish bones discarded by local seafood processing plants, local media reported on Monday. The project, led by scientists from Tohoku University and Nihon ... [Published Individual.com - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Motivated women in tsunami-hit Ishinomaki launch new businesses

ISHINOMAKI, MIYAGI PREF. – 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 Setsuda is now busy preparing ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Motivated women in tsunami-hit Ishinomaki launch new businesses

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 ... ... [Published The Japan Times - News & Business - Sep 29 2014]
Entities: Tsunami, Earthquake
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Tohoku Electric sets N-plants safety costs

Jiji Press SENDAI (Jiji Press) — Tohoku Electric Power Co. will spend over ¥300 billion on additional safety measures at its Onagawa and Higashidori nuclear power stations, President Makoto Kaiwa said Thursday.About one-third of the amount will be used ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

KEPCO plans Sendai thermal power plant

Jiji Press OSAKA (Jiji Press) — A subsidiary of Kansai Electric Power Co. will team up with the Itochu Corp. group to build a coal-fired thermal power station at Sendai Port in Miyagi Prefecture, sources said Thursday.The Osaka-based subsidiary, Kanden ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 26 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]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

KANSAI ELECTRIC POWER : to build coal-fired power plant at Sendai port

Kansai Electric Power Co. will build a coal-fired power plant at Sendai port in Miyagi Prefecture as it seeks to expand outside of its current power supply area, sources familiar with the matter said Thursday.Ahead of Japan's retail electricity market ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Abe speaks at climate summit, meets Iran president in New York

New York —Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has had a busy first two days in New York on Monday and Tuesday, speaking at Columbia University, dining at the Council on Foreign Relations, giving an address at the U.N. Climate Summit, meeting Iranian President Hassan ... [Published Japan Today - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Fukushima’s Radioactive Waste Still Kept in Temporary Storage

MOSCOW, September 12 (RIA Novosti) - Radioactive rice straw, contaminated after the 2011 meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, is still stored at temporary warehouses long after the deadline to move it to a permanent location has expired, ... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 2 reports

Over 90,000 still live in makeshift housing

Jiji Press SENDAI (Jiji Press) — More than 90,000 people still live in temporary housing in Iwate, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures, 3½ years after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami devastated the region.About 80 percent of the prefabricated homes ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Grieving friends, family remember tsunami victims 3½ years later

SENDAI – Families who lost loved ones in the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami gathered at locations in the disaster-hit areas early Thursday to offer prayers, marking 3½ years since the disasters.Among them were parents and relatives of the 84 ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 05 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 1 reports

Couple killed in Miyagi car crash

MIYAGI —A married couple was killed after a minicar and a station wagon collided head-on in Wakuya, Miyagi Prefecture, police said Friday.According to police, the accident occurred at around 9:40 p.m. Thursday night on a straight stretch of a two-lane ... [Published Japan Today - Sep 05 2014]

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"If such power generation proves profitable, we hope to install the generators at school lunch processing centers and restaurants in highway service areas" Chika Tada, associate professorprofessor of environmental microbiology at Tohoku University's graduate school of agricultural science, was quoted as...
...being diagnosed with cancer at this time, thanks to the high-precision tests," said radiation biology professor Yoshio Hosoi of Tohoku University. "We must continue closely examining the people's health in order to determine the impact of radiation exposure on causing thyroid tumors."
"If the company's sales have declined by 30%, it will start losing money" predicts Seiichiro Samejima, manager and chief analyst for the fast food and other business at Ichiyoshi Research Institute

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Your Lettuce Might Come From an Old Semiconduct... [Published Gizmodo - 18 hours ago]
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]
KEPCO plans Sendai thermal power plant [Published The Japan News - Sep 26 2014]
Government to help 37 universities reach world-... [Published Japan Times - Sep 26 2014]
Issues surrounding the seawall construction pla... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 25 2014]
KANSAI ELECTRIC POWER : to build coal-fired pow... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 25 2014]
Abe speaks at climate summit, meets Iran presid... [Published Japan Today - Sep 24 2014]
Towns vote to block radioactive waste dumps [Published NHK - Sep 20 2014]
LTE module aims at automotive communication dev... [Published EDN Asia - Sep 18 2014]
Five Urban Farms That Are Growing Big [Published Urban Land Institute - Sep 17 2014]
Alps Electric to introduce LTE data communicati... [Published Individual.com - Sep 17 2014]
Alps Electric To Market “UMDZ Series” ... [Published EFYTimes.com - Sep 17 2014]
Better Energy buys F&S Solar PV park in Germany [Published Sun & Wind Energy - Sep 15 2014]
S. pneumoniae drug susceptibility tracked in Japan [Published MedWire News - Sep 15 2014]
Meguro's annual saury festival draws 30,000 [Published Japan Today - Sep 14 2014]
Kennedy joins cycling event in disaster-hit area [Published NHK - Sep 14 2014]
Tokyo Energy & Systems Begins to Install 2.6MW ... [Published Tech-On! - Sep 13 2014]
Fukushima’s Radioactive Waste Still Kept in Tem... [Published RIA Novosti - Sep 12 2014]
Flash Flood - Asia - Japan [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 12 2014]
With no plans, designated waste sits by farms [Published The Japan News - Sep 11 2014]
Disaster class shows students tsunami’s scars [Published The Japan News - Sep 11 2014]
Over 90,000 still live in makeshift housing [Published The Japan News - Sep 11 2014]
Grieving friends, family remember tsunami victi... [Published Japan Times - Sep 11 2014]
88 bodies from 3/11 remain unidentified 3½ year... [Published Japan Times - Sep 11 2014]
2 Arrested for Uploading Berserk, K-ON, Working... [Published Anime News Network - Sep 11 2014]
Extreme Weather - Asia - Japan [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 11 2014]
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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: ...
Extreme Weather - Asia - Japan [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Sep 11 2014]
EDIS Number: ST-20140911-45227-JPN Date / time: 11/09/2014 03:43:08 [UTC] Event: Extreme Weather Area: Asia Country: Japan State/County: MultiPrefectures Location: [Hokkaido-wide] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
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 ...
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