March 17, 2022
Cleanup Begins After Quake Shakes North Japan, Killing 4
By Mari Yamaguchi
The powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit an area that was devastated by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
October 12, 2021
Tokyo’s Recent Earthquake Is a Wake-up Call for Disaster Prevention
By Thisanka Siripala
A strong earthquake in Tokyo last week put the city’s preparedness for a dreaded megaquake under the spotlight.
September 08, 2018
Japan’s Latest Deadly Earthquake Buries Scores Alive
By Thisanka Siripala
Just days after “National Disaster Prevention Day,” a powerful earthquake jolted Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido.
June 19, 2018
Osaka Earthquake: Another Political Test for Abe
By Mina Pollmann
Japan's second-largest metropolitan area experiences its strongest quake since the 1920s.
November 22, 2016
6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, Triggering Tsunami Alert
By Ankit Panda
The earthquake took place 32 miles off the Japanese mainland, in the Pacific Ocean.
April 16, 2016
2nd Strong Earthquake Shakes Japan in 2 Days
By Catherine Putz
Japan's southernmost main island Kyushu was hit Thursday with a 6.2 magnitude quake, and Saturday morning with a 7.0
September 25, 2013
Ark Nova: World’s First Inflatable Concert Hall Debuts in Japan
An inflatable concert hall will soon house concerts in the Japanese town of Matsushima.
August 08, 2013
7.8 Nara Earthquake Scare Triggered by “Misinformation”
Japan had an earthquake scare today that turned out to be little more than a false alarm.
March 12, 2013
Asia-Pacific Tourism Hits Record Highs in 2012
Tourism in the Asia-Pacific region grew for the third consecutive year in 2012, up more than 5 percent on year.
March 11, 2013
Sendai: A Tale of Football and Hope
A film tells the story of football’s role in rebuilding Sendai after the March 2011 earthquake.
November 29, 2012
A Dream Denied for Vegalta Sendai
While failing to win the J-League football championship, the team has much to be proud of.
October 30, 2012
U.S. Military vs. Hurricane Sandy
With the Eastern U.S. under siege thanks to Hurricane Sandy the U.S. military has turned its disaster response capabilities inward.
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