News headlines for “Asian Earthquake and Tsunami Disaster”

  1. Radioactive Mushrooms Cloud Compensation Plans

    Monday, April 09, 2012

    The discovery of radioactive contamination in ‘shiitake’ mushrooms grown in Manazuru town, Kanagawa prefecture, some 300 km away from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, has raised public clamour for compensation.

  2. Community Radio Tunes Into Ad Revenues in India

    Friday, April 06, 2012

    Community Radio (CR) broadcasting in India, long bound by red tape, has received a fillip with the government announcing a hike in advertising tariffs and the auction of licenses.

  3. Gales, Cyclones Follow the Tsunami

    Saturday, March 10, 2012

    The gentle waves of Weligama bay that lap at the small, tight-knit fishing village of Kaparratota, 140 km south of Colombo, can be deceptive.

  4. JAPAN: Trust Deficit - Worst Fallout of Fukushima

    Wednesday, February 22, 2012

    Kazuya Tarukawa, 36, left a secure job in the Japanese capital to tend to his family’s organic farm located 100 km away from the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor.

  5. JAPAN: Tsunami Brings Sea Change to Tohoku

    Monday, January 23, 2012

    Yumi Goto, 60, lives with her husband in a temporary shelter on a windy hill that overlooks vast stretches of tsunami-devastated seacoast where her home was once located.

  6. JAPAN: Pushing Nuclear Exports After Fukushima

    Wednesday, January 18, 2012

    Japan plans to boost civilian nuclear exports even as it tries to appease its population angered at radiation leaks from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, crippled by an earthquake and tsunami on Mar. 11, last year.

  7. JAPAN: New Year Brings Economic Aftershocks

    Sunday, January 01, 2012

    Hideo Sato, 47, and his family escaped to this snowy city 200 km from the radiation emitting Fuksuhima power plant that was struck by a massive earthquake-driven tsunami on Mar. 11.

  8. SRI LANKA: Tsunami Demons Haunt the Coast

    Friday, December 23, 2011

    Seven years after monster waves crashed into homes, hotels and vehicles on Sri Lanka’s coast, people in this island nation continue to be haunted by demons from the sea.

  9. JAPAN: Mothers Rise Against Nuclear Power

    Wednesday, December 21, 2011

    Japan’s nuclear power industry, which once ignored opposition, now finds its existence threatened by women angered by official opaqueness on radiation from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant after it was struck by an earthquake- driven tsunami on Mar. 11.

  10. Floods Leave Thai Economy Gasping

    Wednesday, November 16, 2011

    No guns are needed in this battle. Only the muscle of Thai soldiers defending a sprawling industrial estate on the eastern end of this city from an advancing enemy - flood waters.

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