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The Yoshida Testimony on the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

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“The Asahi Shimbun has recently obtained a copy of the transcripts of testimony given before a government investigation panel by Masao Yoshida, who served as general manager of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant when it succumbed to a Level 7 disaster, the highest on the International Nuclear Events Scale, following the Great East…

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Another Big Quake Hits Japan

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[Updates in progress!] In the previous earthquake, KDDI and NTT DoCoMo mobile phone communications were used to regulate part of the Tohoku and Kanto regions, these mobile phone lines are currently busy now. The two companies are requesting that subscribers refrain from non-essential calls and e-mail.  Tohoku Tsunami info in English、Chinese, Korean at”@nohohon_kenbun : NHKラジオ第2では日本語以外で津波警報のニュースやってる模様。英語、中国語、韓国語など。http://www3.nhk.or.jp/netradio/   BBC Report: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-20638696#FBM161979…

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Super Typhoon Sanba Headed Towards Okinawa, Japan and Korea

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[Via the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan] “The Embassy alerts U.S. citizens residing or traveling in Japan that the Kadena Weather Authority and the Japan Meteorological Agency are tracking Typhoon Sanba (Typhoon Number 16) across the Western Pacific.  At this time, Sanba is expected to approach Okinawa from the southeast and is expected to strengthen significantly as it heads…

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