Nine years on, monuments in Tohoku pass on lessons and memories from 3/11

National Mar 11, 2020

Nine years on, monuments in Tohoku pass on lessons and memories from 3/11

The public, industry and academic sectors in four northeastern prefectures hit by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami are collaborating on a project to highlight disaster-related monuments and remains across the region. Dubbed the "3.11 Densho Road," the initiative aims to link disaster-related sites across ...

Japan's reconstruction minister vows to assist small firms hit by 3/11

National Mar 9, 2020

Japan's reconstruction minister vows to assist small firms hit by 3/11

The government will put particular focus on small and midsize companies in its provision of recovery assistance following the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disasters, Cabinet minister Kazunori Tanaka said Sunday. The measures will focus on areas such as agriculture and tourism, Tanaka said ...