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Japan’s Latest Deadly Earthquake Buries Scores Alive
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.

Osaka Earthquake: Another Political Test for Abe
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.
6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Off Japan, Triggering Tsunami Alert
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.

2nd Strong Earthquake Shakes Japan in 2 Days
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

Ark Nova: World’s First Inflatable Concert Hall Debuts in Japan
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.

7.8 Nara Earthquake Scare Triggered by “Misinformation”
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.

Asia-Pacific Tourism Hits Record Highs in 2012
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.

Sendai: A Tale of Football and Hope
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.

A Dream Denied for Vegalta Sendai
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.

U.S. Military vs. Hurricane Sandy
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.

April 25, 2011

Japan’s Robot Love Hurts

Why wasn’t robot-loving Japan able to dispatch any useful specimens in the crucial weeks following the earthquake?

Creative Japan Aid, Big and Small
April 15, 2011

Creative Japan Aid, Big and Small

From a pop concerts to handmade hats, relief efforts for victims of the earthquake and tsunami are going strong.

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