Nagasaki Prefecture

Type: Province
Name: Nagasaki Prefecture
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

What historical secrets lie hidden within sunken ships around Japan?

The Yomiuri Shimbun Surveying and exploring sunken ships on the seafloor off Japan’s coasts could reveal new historical facts and information. We think more efforts should be made to research such underwater wrecks and sites.About 500 such sites have ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

What to do when your kids get you in trouble

The recent murder-decapitation of a 15-year-old high school girl by a classmate in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, might have been an extreme case, but it serves as a reminder that incidents involving children hurting other children, or causing damage to ... [Published Japan Today - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Heavy rain kills police officer, sparks evacuation advisory in Fukuoka

FUKUOKA – Record rainfall in Fukuoka Prefecture prompted authorities Friday to issue an evacuation advisory to about 102,000 residents of Chikushino in anticipation of river flooding and mudslides.According to the city, heavy rains have inundated several ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Okinawa marks 70th anniversary of torpedoed ship tragedy

Jiji Press NAHA (Jiji Press)—Okinawa Prefecture marked the 70th anniversary on Friday of the tragedy of the Tsushima Maru evacuation ship, in which more than 1,400 people aboard, mainly schoolchildren, were killed in a U.S. torpedo attack during World ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Okinawa holds ceremony to mark 70 years since Tsushima Maru sinking

NAHA, OKINAWA PREF. – In a ceremony held in Okinawa Prefecture on Friday on the 70th anniversary of the incident, survivors and bereaved relatives mourned the 1,485 people who were killed in the 1944 sinking of a Japanese ship carrying hundreds of schoolchildren ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 3 reports

Putin Extends Condolences to Japan Prime Minister over Hiroshima Landslides Victims

MOSCOW, August 20 (RIA Novosti) – Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences Wednesday to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe over numerous victims as a result of landslides in Hiroshima Prefecture.“The head of the Russian State has expressed ... [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Teen planned murder: police

Sample newspaper articleTEEN PLANNED MURDER: POLICE長崎県で高校の同級生を殺害し、遺体をバラバラにした容疑で逮捕された16歳の少女が、計画的な殺人を認めていると捜査筋が7月29日に明らかにした。未成年者であるため名前が伏せられているこの少女が警察に語ったところによると、少女はクラスメートを会いたいと誘い、7月26日に殺す計画で自宅のアパートに連れて行ったという。佐世保市の高校一年生の松尾愛和さん(15)の遺体は、容疑者が1人で暮らしていたマンションで、頭と左手が切断され死亡しているのが発見された。捜査筋によると容疑者は、「誰かを殺したかった」「解剖してみたかった」などと供述しているという。検視結果によると、容疑者は松尾さんをハンマーで殴ってから窒息死させ、その後のこぎりで体の一部を切断したとみている。 ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Prayers for ancestors

Children pray for their ancestors after sweeping their family tombstones at a cemetery in Haiki, Nagasaki Prefecture, on Wednesday, as they celebrate the Bon Festival. Japanese believe that their ancestors’ spirits return to their homes to reunite with ... [Published Japan Today - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Shocking: Bored of torturing animals, Japanese girl cuts off friend's head

New Delhi: A Japanese girl has been detained for cutting off the head of her friend. The Police has also discovered that the psychopath girl used to cut off animal's heads in the past.According to a report published in the Mail Online the 16-year-old ... [Published India TV - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 2 reports

Father apologizes in Sasebo murder

Jiji Press NAGASAKI (Jiji Press)—The father of a 16-year-old girl who has admitted killing her high school classmate in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, apologized Sunday for what his daughter did.Saying “an innocent girl of another family” became the victim, ... [Published The Japan News - Aug 03 2014]
Entities: Nagasaki, Homicide, killing
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 3 reports

Psychiatrist warned officials in June that Sasebo girl may commit murder

NAGASAKI – A psychiatrist who examined the 16-year-old girl suspected of killing and dismembering her classmate in Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, had called a child consultation center in the city in June before the July slaying to warn that she might commit ... [Published Japan Times - Aug 01 2014]
Entities: Homicide, Nagasaki, Aiwa, killing
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Girl, 16, held for 'strangling and decapitating' friend

Police have arrested a 16-year-old girl on suspicion of bludgeoning and strangling her high school friend before hacking off the victim's head and left hand. The shocking murder, which took place in Sasebo city, Nagasaki prefecture in western Japan, adds ... [Published Asiaone - Jul 30 2014]

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...Mycle Schneider, an independent energy consultant, is quoted as saying: "I think it is unavoidable that the Japanese utilities will write off most of their nuclear assets and move on. Given the slim realistic prospects for a major nuclear share, the challenge will be flexibility and the whole baseload concept flies out of the window."
"I want to do something for those who could not return. If others share the same feeling, I want to work with them to establish a memorial" she said

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Ryokan revolution: Once resting places for trav... [Published The Independent - Aug 22 2014]
Putin Extends Condolences to Japan Prime Minist... [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 20 2014]
18 Killed, 13 Missing in Japan's Hiroshima Land... [Published Russia Profile - Aug 20 2014]
Landslides caused by heavy rain kill 3 people [Published NHK - Aug 20 2014]
Teen planned murder: police [Published Japan Times - Aug 18 2014]
Grisly Sasebo murder defies explanation [Published Japan Times - Aug 16 2014]
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Prayers for ancestors [Published Japan Today - Aug 13 2014]
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Atomic Bombing of Nagasaki [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 09 2014]
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101.91 ¥/$ (5 p.m.) [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 29 2014]
Traffic at the Maritime Self-Defense Force base at Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture, is typically dominated by Japanese and U.S. warships, but in July it saw an unusual variety of vessel. An Indian frigate and destroyer docked en route to joint exercises ...
Japanese Girl Allegedly Decapitated Her 15-Year... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jul 28 2014]
A high school girl murdered and dismembered her classmate’s body, Japanese police said. Sasebo in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. yohey yamagata/yohey yamagata A 15-year-old Japanese girl, who has not been identified because she is a minor, was arrested ...
A Visual Trip Through The World's Mining Ghost ... [Published Zero Hedge - Jun 10 2014]
As each of the following seven towns from history around the world boomed on the back of resource-hungry bubbles , no one could have foreseen (or even believed) that it would ever end... but as the following dismal images show - end it did. Is this ...
Solar Frontier, Chopro sign agreement for 29MW ... [Published Solarplaza.com, daily solar energy news - Apr 02 2014]
EBR - Solar Frontier and Chopro have signed a letter of agreement with the Nagasaki Prefectural Government and the Land Development Public Corporation of Nagasaki Prefecture for a 29 MW megasolar power plant on land adjoining Nagasaki Airport, Japan. ...
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