March 29, 2015

Kobe City Releases Documentary Photos of Great Hanshin Earthquake

Kobe City Releases Documentary Photos of Great Hanshin Earthquake
Kobe City, the capital of Hyogo Prefecture in western Japan, released on December 9, 2014, documentary photographs of the Great Hanshin Earthquake, a 7.3-magnitude earthquake that struck the city on ...
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Japanese Government and World Bank Launch Project to Share Lessons from Great East Japan Earthquake
July 24, 2014
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The Japanese government and the World Bank launched a joint project called "Lea...
 
Fact or Fiction: Does Economic Growth Alleviate Joblessness and Poverty?
February 24, 2015
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Approximately 80% of Japanese people think that continued GDP growth is necess...
 
 
Nagano Becomes 70% Energy Self-Sufficient, Targeting Future Happiness
March 12, 2015
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Nagano Prefecture of Japan announced in November 2014 that the power generatio...
 
Younger Generations Showing Lower Happiness Levels -- Caused by Stress from Work?
January 21, 2015
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According to a 2014 White Paper by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and ...
 
 
MOE Publishes Cases of Water Footprint Calculations to Visualize Water Use
March 22, 2015
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The water we see in daily life is only a small part of the water cycle. A wate...
 
FutureCity Initiative Holds International Forum Overseas for First Time
March 20, 2015
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Japan's Cabinet Office and Cabinet Secretariat held its FutureCity Initiative I...
 
 
Japanese Organic Produce Supplier Wins 2014 Award of Excellence from Food Action Nippon
February 22, 2015
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Daichi wo Mamoru Kai Co. (lit. "Association to Preserve the Earth"), an organic...
 
Non-profit Group Providing Emotional Support to 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake Survivors
March 6, 2015
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Tohoku Fukko Nikki (Tohoku Reconstruction Diary) is a weekly article published...
 
 
 

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