Japan Plans Huge Solar Power Plant

April 4, 2012, 6:55 pm

Japan is aiming to open a gigantic new solar plant in Tomakomai on the north island of Hokkaido, which would be the largest in the country.

Japan Travel Disrupted by Fierce Winds

April 3, 2012, 9:42 pm

A least one person was killed in a storm that swept across Japan on Tuesday, according to local reports.

Massive Radiation Levels in Fukushima Reactor

March 28, 2012, 4:57 pm

Radiation levels inside a reactor at Japan’s beleaguered Fukushima Daiichi power plant has reached lethal levels.

TIMELINES: What gift did Japan give Washington March 27, 1912, that is still today?

March 27, 2012, 12:19 am

What gift did Japan give Washington March 27, 1912, that is still today?

Japan Has Only One Active Nuclear Reactor

March 26, 2012, 2:43 pm

Japan on Monday pulled the plug on its second-to-last nuclear power plant.

Japanese Boat Lost in Tsunami Spotted Near Canada

March 25, 2012, 7:09 pm

A Japanese fishing vessel that was cast adrift in the Pacific after the giant tsunami last year, is slowly nearing the western coast Canada.

Japan Could Intercept North Korea Rocket Launch

March 23, 2012, 10:18 pm

Japan said on Friday that it will set up anti-missile defense systems to possibly intercept an errant North Korean rocket launch next month, media reports said.

Influence and Inspiration: Korea’s Place in Asian Art History

March 18, 2012, 10:45 am

Akin to a fine cup of tea, the fresh leaves of China were steeped in the hot water of Korean culture and the brew poured into the dainty cups of Japan.

Japan Rattled by Earthquakes, No Damage

March 14, 2012, 3:38 pm

Several earthquakes struck northeast Japan and Tokyo on Wednesday, with authorities issuing a tsunami warning in the region that was devastated in last year’s quake, [...]

Fukushima a Year On

March 12, 2012, 12:47 am

Sunday, March 11, marked one year since the triple disaster struck Japan—and also sent shockwaves throughout the world.

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