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Breaking News: Arrogance imperils repair work at ruined Fukushima nuclear complex (Opinion)
   
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Fukushima :: Japan | updated 2013-12-09 01:31:53 -0800 | technology-news

Emergency workers who assembled storage tanks to hold radioactive water at the meltdown-ravaged Fukushima nuclear power plant complex in Japan were illegally hired and poorly supervised, labor regulators and workers are saying. "Yes, we did a shoddy job," one of...
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Posted by: George Vieto

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-02-28 19:02:26 -0800 | sports-news

Ratuken Eagles right handed pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, 25, who had a pitching record of 24-0 with an earned run average of 1.27 in the regular season has been given permission to seek employment with Major League Baseball on Wednesday from...
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Toyota :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 11:20:20 -0700 | business-news

Toyota has recently introduced a Thai-built sedan to complement its Japanese-sourced Corolla hatch. Likes: The Corolla SX is generously equipped, with features such as fog lights, smart keys, parking sensors and a reversing camera equipped as standard.
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Source: MarketWatch

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 09:14:16 -0700 | business-news

That, of course, is how to manage the company he leads, Citigroup Inc. So it's not surprising that Corbat is dealing with the latest string of headaches by doing what his predecessors have done...I want, and I know shareholders deserve,...
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Source: The Guardian

Naha :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 07:57:59 -0700 | entertainment-news

The banjo-style three-stringed instrument dates from the 16th century and was traditionally covered with snakeskin. In a restaurant in the town of Naha, Peruvian-born Lucy Nagamine plays the sanshin, which she learnt from her grandmother who had left Okinawa before...
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Source: Bidness etc.

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 08:32:39 -0700 | business-news

The company reported revenues of $10.13 billion for the quarter, missing analysts' estimates of $10.45 billion. The company also announced earnings of $1.58 per share, missing analysts' expectations by one cent. Dupont's Agricultural segment, which generates almost one third of...
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Source: BusinessInsider

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 05:37:19 -0700 | business-news

U.S. stock futures point to a slightly negative open, while U.S...The U.S. dollar is down a bit against the Japanese yen, and moreso against the euro...Morgan Stanley reported adjusted earnings of $0.68 per share in the quarter ended March 31,...
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Source: Miami Herald

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 09:10:48 -0700 | political-news

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., announced the trip, noting While the situation in the Middle East continues to deteriorate and Russia's aggression against Ukraine has raised new concerns about security in Europe, the United States must also remain engaged...
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Source: Xtra News

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 13:06:54 -0700 | political-news

Auckland [ change ] Few showers Max 23° Min 16° Super Rugby: Muliaina's return on hold Nigel Yalden, Newstalk ZB April 18, 2014, 7:20 am Mils Muliaina's return to Super Rugby has been shortlived. Muliaina injured his elbow in the...
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Source: The Motley Fool

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 11:50:04 -0700 | business-news

released its latest report on airplane orders received -- and canceled -- through mid-April on Thursday, showing no increase in net orders from the previous week. To date this year, the aerospace giant has booked: 274 "gross" orders for various...
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Source: PR Newswire

Date :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 11:20:16 -0700 | green-news

will be announced on 12 May 2014 at the fifth Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM5) in . (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140417/75972 ) Diary Date: The Awards recognize the very best, most energy-efficient color televisions and super-low energy LED room lights that are compatible...
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Source: Open Democracy

Aizuwakamatsu :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 10:45:17 -0700 | travel-news

For a country that has suffered from violent earthquakes and their painful aftermaths, Japan appears to have a strange way of naming them: the 1923 Kanto Plain earthquake which had a magnitude of 7.9 on the Richter Scale is the...
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Source: The Courier-Mail

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 14:29:00 -0700 | business-news

The luxury hatch toppled the widely-tipped favourite, the Mazda3 from Japan, in the awards announced at the New York Motor Show today. The Audi A3 was among five German cars that took out a cleansweep of the 2014 World Car...
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Source: PR Newswire

Date :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 13:37:14 -0700 | technology-news

Fiscal Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call with management to discuss results...PDT ) To access the webcast, log on to www.microsemi.com , go to the Investors section, and then to Events and Presentations. To listen to the live webcast, visit this...
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Source: The Daily Telegraph

Tōkyō :: Japan | updated 2014-04-17 14:09:45 -0700 | technology-news

Brazilian insect takes role reversal to a whole new level, scientists have learned. The cave-dwelling Neotrogla female sports an impressive penis, which she uses to "mate" with her male partner. He, on the other hand, is blessed with what the...
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