STAFF BLOG THE DULLUM FILE Diplomatic Mail
My only snail mail today had the following return address: Ambassador of Japan, Washington, D.C. Got my attention!
It was a a letter from Ichiro Fujisaki, the Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. Last w... Posted on 8/9/12 at 8:29 PM
UND NEWS BLOG Japanese Ambassador visits UND campus July 31
His Excellency The Ambassador of Japan Ichiro Fujisaki, Japanese Ambassador to the United States, is scheduled to meet with Japanese students from Tokai University who are taking classes at the John D... Posted on 7/31/12 at 1:13 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Your Own Virtual Girlfriend
In Japan, technologists have created some kind of cutie-pie cartoonish virtual young woman who follows you around in real life. You won't get any street cred for having this gal by your side, though, ... Posted on 7/12/12 at 8:12 AM
NIE ROCKS! Japan Earthquake Tsunami page for children from Kid Scoop
The Kid Scoop team has produced and generously distributed a FREE special, Breaking News, edition of Kid Scoop about the massive 8.9 earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan.
A special thanks to K... Posted on 3/14/11 at 8:34 AM
A strong new earthquake rattled Japan's northeast Monday just hours after people bowed their heads and wept in ceremonies to mark a month since the tsunami that killed up to 25,000 people and set off a still-unfolding nuclear crisis.
In planning their defense against a killer tsunami, the people running Japan's now-hobbled nuclear power plant dismissed important scientific evidence and all but disregarded 3,000 years of geological history, an Associated Press investigation shows.
Justin Pritchard, Yuri Kageyama
, March 27, 2011
Anderson could be first-identified U.S. victim
A Virginia couple is mourning the death of their daughter after learning that her body was found in disaster-ravaged Japan, where she had been teaching English.
President Barack Obama, trying to reassure a worried nation, declared Thursday that "harmful levels" of radiation from the Japanese nuclear disaster are not expected to reach the U.S., even as other officials conceded it could take weeks to bring the crippled nuclear complex under control.
Japanese military helicopters dumped loads of seawater onto a stricken nuclear reactor Thursday, trying to avoid full meltdowns as plant operators said they were close to finishing a new power line that could restore cooling systems and ease the crisis.
More radiation monitors are being deployed in the western United States and Pacific territories, as officials seek to mollify public concern over exposure from damaged nuclear plants in Japan, federal environmental regulators said.
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