Miyagi Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Miyagi Prefecture
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Sushi roll, gold nugget, and Ferraris top the really “big” news around the world

MIYAGI PREFECTURE, Japan – Kesennuma, Japan, regained the delicious distinction of having the country’s longest sushi tuna roll, in the thick roll category, of course.In 2011, the people of Kesennuma could only stand by and look at the devastation caused ... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Kesennuma renews longest tuna roll record

JapanOct. 27, 2014 - Updated 04:12 UTCResidents of the northeastern city of Kesennuma, hit by the 2011 tsunami, have regained their title for Japan's longest sushi tuna roll in the thick roll category.The city in Miyagi Prefecture hosted the event at ... [Published NHK - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 1 reports

Kyozan Joshu Sasaki: Zen monk who established a network of monasteries but whose career was overshadowed by accusations of abuse

Kyozan Joshu Sasaki was a Japanese monk who over 50 years became one of the most influential Zen Buddhist teachers in the US, establishing a number of temples and teaching the thousands who passed through his rigorous and strict brand of Zen practice. ... [Published The Independent - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

Radioactive waste surveys delayed

Jiji Press KAMI, Miyagi (Jiji Press) — The Environment Ministry, again on Saturday, failed to begin drilling surveys in three candidate sites in Miyagi Prefecture for a final facility to store radioactive waste produced by the March 2011 nuclear acci ... [Published The Japan News - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 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 - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 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 - Oct 24 2014]
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

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 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]

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...However, his feelings changed after he joined in. "I want to pass on my experience so other children can learn about the disaster" he says
The buoyant cat sanctuary was founded in 1966 by passionate cat lady Henriette can Weelde, who thought, "if people could live on houseboats lining the canals, why not cats?" On its journey to serve abandoned and stray cats, this quirky refuge quickly became an international tourist attraction
...16-hour days of meditation, abrupt and sometimes shouted interrogations in the koan mysteries, baffling questions pointing at some ultimate truth – "How do you experience God when you hear the sound of my stick?" – and occasional blows to the head with a stick, all in the service of inspiring satori, an awakening of consciousness
">Dale Sands is senior vice president and global practice director for AECOM’s environment business line. With more than 30 years of environmental management experience, Dale has lived or worked in more than 50 countries. "

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Students in tsunami-hit town leave lessons for ... [Published MAINICHI Daily News - 5 hours ago]
11 quirky travel destinations for cat people [Published Mother Nature Network - Oct 29 2014]
Sushi roll, gold nugget, and Ferraris top the r... [Published CW39 NewsFix - Oct 28 2014]
Oysters, octopus mark gradual Japan disaster re... [Published SeafoodSource.com - Oct 27 2014]
Kesennuma renews longest tuna roll record [Published NHK - Oct 27 2014]
Kyozan Joshu Sasaki: Zen monk who established a... [Published The Independent - Oct 26 2014]
Mandatory climbing plans eyed for volcanoes [Published Japan Times - Oct 26 2014]
Radioactive waste surveys delayed [Published The Japan News - Oct 25 2014]
Work begins on nuclear dump sites in Miyagi as ... [Published Japan Times - Oct 24 2014]
[article] A Handmade Gift and Community by the ... [Published Good Magazine - Oct 24 2014]
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]
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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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