People in disaster-hit Tohoku pin hopes on rescheduled Tokyo Olympics

National Mar 27, 2020

People in disaster-hit Tohoku pin hopes on rescheduled Tokyo Olympics

People in the Tohoku region devastated by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami expressed hopes Wednesday that a rescheduled Tokyo Olympics will showcase to the world next year their progress toward reconstruction. The International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that the 2020 Tokyo Games would be ...

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 ...