Tohoku pins rebound hopes to atom smasher

| Mar 9, 2015

Tohoku pins rebound hopes to atom smasher

by Tomohiro Osaki

As the disaster-hit Tohoku region struggles to recover from the deadly tsunami four years ago, many residents have hopes for what is considered a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to galvanize the area’s resurrection. Chances are the region may host the International Linear Collider, a state-of-the-art research ...

Mar 9, 2015

Donations down sharply four years after 3/11

Donations for victims of the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami have been decreasing sharply, a sign of waning public interest in the disaster that left over 15,000 people dead or missing. A Kyodo News survey found that donations received by the Japanese Red Cross ...

Mar 6, 2015

Seafood makers slow to recover from 2011 disasters: survey

A poll of seafood producers affected by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami showed Friday that only 40 percent have seen sales recover to 80 percent or more of pre-disaster levels. Concern over the effects of the subsequent nuclear disaster, labor shortages and cost ...