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China to pursue new nuclear plants?
Monday, 4 Jun, 2012 – 17:00 | No Comment
China to pursue new nuclear plants?

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BEIJING, June 4 (UPI) — China is taking steps to revive its nuclear power sector, which was essentially put on hold after Japan’s Fukushima nuclear crisis.
After the Japanese Fukushima nuclear power plant was knocked out …

Toyota Focuses on Emerging Markets
Wednesday, 30 May, 2012 – 3:00 | No Comment
Toyota Focuses on Emerging Markets

Toyota Motor Corp. (TM – Analyst Report) revealed that it would introduce eight compact car models in the emerging markets including Brazil, China, India and Indonesia by 2015 in order to catch up with …

Japan for effective anti-graft measures
Saturday, 5 May, 2012 – 5:00 | No Comment
Japan for effective anti-graft measures

Saturday, May 5, 2012Front Page Diplomatic Correspondent
Japan yesterday suggested that Bangladesh take effective anti-corruption measures for proper utilisation of its tax payers’ money in development assistance programmes.
The suggestion came from Katsuya Okada, deputy prime minister …

‘Odd duck’ Indonesia quake surprises scientists
Monday, 23 Apr, 2012 – 14:00 | No Comment
‘Odd duck’ Indonesia quake surprises scientists

LOS ANGELES –  the massive earthquake off Indonesia surprised scientists: usually this type of jolt isn’t this powerful.
The biggest earthquakes tend to occur in subduction zones where one plate of the Earth’s crust dives under …

Is there enough being spent on Delta’s levees?
Friday, 20 Apr, 2012 – 23:00 | No Comment
Is there enough being spent on Delta’s levees?

On one side is a large lake formed when a different levee broke and flooded the area known as Franks Tract in the 1930s. on the other, grazing land and a much smaller lake formed …

Hundreds of millions spent to protect Delta levees. Is it enough?
Thursday, 19 Apr, 2012 – 13:00 | No Comment
Hundreds of millions spent to protect Delta levees. Is it enough?

Gilbert Cosio’s truck rolled to a stop on a Delta levee recently fortified with $4 million worth of rock and engineering.
On one side is a large lake formed when a different levee broke and flooded …

Oakland A’s embracing a ‘great lifetime experience’ in trip to Japan
Thursday, 22 Mar, 2012 – 10:00 | No Comment
Oakland A’s embracing a ‘great lifetime experience’ in trip to Japan

PHOENIX — the A’s will travel nearly 11,000 miles in the next week to play two regular-season games in Tokyo.
Their internal clocks will go haywire thanks to the 16-hour time difference, and they are …

- Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism
Friday, 2 Mar, 2012 – 13:00 | No Comment
- Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism

Friday, 02 March 2012 Toby Price
While the Japanese earthquake, tsunami and nuclear accident overshadowed all other news during March, our most read stories this time last year didn’t actually focus on events unfolding there. this, …

Japan Quake Boosted Prices: Honda Fit Up Nearly 6%
Saturday, 31 Dec, 2011 – 7:00 | No Comment
Japan Quake Boosted Prices: Honda Fit Up Nearly 6%

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The earthquake and tsunami  in Japan in March disrupted the country’s auto industry and cut the supply of many vehicles. Production in Japan during the second quarter fell to less than half of …

Disasters caused $350B in economic losses in 2011
Monday, 26 Dec, 2011 – 4:00 | No Comment
Disasters caused $350B in economic losses in 2011

Updated: Thu Dec. 15 2011 16:17:37 CTVNews.ca Staff
A Swiss insurance company says disasters caused an estimated US$350 billion in economic losses around the world in 2011.
Swiss Re says those combined natural and man-made disasters …