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2016 KUMAMOTO EARTHQUAKE

Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 18, 2017
English edition of 'Kumamoto Earthquakes' photo book released for download
A collection of photos taken after the earthquakes that rocked Kumamoto Prefecture and its vicinity in April has been released for download in English.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 29, 2016
The top Japan news stories of 2016
The Japan Times newsroom selected these national news stories as the most important of 2016.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 14, 2016
All 4,300 temporary homes completed in quake-hit Kumamoto
Construction of all temporary housing units in Kumamoto Prefecture was completed Monday, paving the way for people forced from their homes by last April's powerful earthquakes to start rebuilding their lives.
EDITORIALS
Oct 23, 2016
Protecting people against quakes
The government should focus on improving defenses against quakes rather than spending resources on the extremely difficult task of predicting when they will strike.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 2, 2016
Vet pushes for shelters that can keep pets and owners together during disasters
A veterinarian from Kumamoto Prefecture who provided shelter to pets and their owners in the wake of Aprilu2019s earthquakes in Kyushu urges lawmakers to prepare similar facilities for future disasters.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 29, 2016
Kumamoto quakes caused ¥3.8 trillion damage, official estimate shows
Powerful earthquakes that hit Kumamoto Prefecture in April caused damage worth ¥3.8 trillion, the local government has confirmed in its first estimate of the economic impact on the prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 16, 2016
Kumamoto marks fourth month since temblor left 72 dead
Kumamoto residents observed a moment of silence Tuesday to mark the fourth month since the April quake that struck wide areas of Kyushu, killing 72 people in the prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 10, 2016
Body found in quake-hit Kumamoto may be that of last missing victim
A body found in a buried car is thought to be a university student missing since tremors devastated parts of Kyushu in April.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 3, 2016
Visiting Taiwan legislative speaker offers donation for Kumamoto recovery
The head of Taiwan's legislature handed over a donation of 24.55 million New Taiwan dollars (about ¥80 million) to Japan on Tuesday on behalf of Taiwanese people to help its southern city of Kumamoto recover from a series of earthquakes that struck in April.
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BUSINESS
Jul 26, 2016
To support Kumamoto, Solaseed begins using Kumamon character on planes
Kyushu-based Solaseed Air Inc. on Tuesday started bearing the Kumamon mascot on some of its aircraft to boost support for the area affected by a series of earthquakes in April.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 25, 2016
Destroyed car may belong to last missing person from Kumamoto quakes
Part of what appears to be a car owned by Hikaru Yamato, the last person still missing from the series of earthquakes that hit Kumamoto Prefecture in April, has been found by his parents and friends searching along a river downstream from where he went missing.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 22, 2016
Discount tours to Kyushu sell like hotcakes as quake subsidies kick in
Reservations for summer trips to Kyushu are growing rapidly as tour agencies and hotels offer large discounts backed by government subsidies aimed at helping the quake-damaged island recover.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 7, 2016
Kumamoto welcomes first international cruise ship since deadly April temblors
An international cruise ship arrived at a Kumamoto port on Thursday for the first time since the prefecture was rocked by a series of earthquakes in April.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 17, 2016
Residents in quake-hit city of Kumamoto irked over having to foot bill to dispose of appliances
As quake-hit areas in Kumamoto Prefecture work to dispose of debris, residents in the city of Kumamoto are complaining that the costs of discarding electric appliances are not covered by the city, while other municipalities are shouldering the burden.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 14, 2016
Quake-hit town in Kumamoto opens first batch of temp housing units
Evacuees in the town of Mashiki, Kumamoto Prefecture, begin moving into temporary housing units two months after major earthquakes forced them from their homes.
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SUMO
Jun 9, 2016
Native son Shodai encourages kids in quake-hit Kumamoto
Kumamoto-born wrestler Shodai and members of his Sakaigawa stable visited the quake-struck prefecture on Thursday, making donations and wrestling with elementary school children to do their part in a bid for the region's recovery.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 6, 2016
Rainy season threatens quake-hit Kumamoto homes awaiting repair, may slow temp-housing effort as well
The annual rainy season has started in Kyushu, and it's posing a tremendous threat to the residents of Kumamoto whose houses were damaged by April's earthquakes.
BUSINESS
May 31, 2016
Government to subsidize Kyushu tourism in bid to help region recover from quakes
The government said Tuesday it will use the first batch of its recently approved extra budget to revive tourism and rebuild businesses in quake-rattled Kyushu.
BUSINESS
May 30, 2016
Quakes and fuel economy scandal hit automaker sales in April
Quakes, scandal hit automakers
JAPAN
May 29, 2016
Central government to back tourism revival in quake-hit Kyushu
The government plans to support the revival of tourism in earthquake-hit Kyushu by subsidizing repair costs for hotels and offering accommodation discounts to both Japanese and foreign visitors.

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