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Japan, Russia, Turkey bring potential U.S. tariff retaliation to $3.5 billion

Japan, Russia, Turkey bring potential U.S. tariff retaliation to $3.5 billion

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Japan, Russia and Turkey have warned the United States about potential retaliation for its tariffs on steel and aluminum, the World Trade Organization said on Tuesday, bringing the total U.S. tariff bill to around $3.5 billion annually.

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Mount Shirane volcano alert level raised, Japan

Mount Shirane volcano alert level raised, Japan

The Japan Meteorological Agency has raised the alert level for Mount Shirane volcano near Gunma and Nagano prefectures from Level 1 to Level 2 on Sunday, April 22, 2018, restricting access to the crater. JMA said volcanic earthquakes at the Yugama crater have been…… Read more »

 
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5 injured after M5.8 earthquake hits Japan’s Honshu, stronger quakes possible

5 injured after M5.8 earthquake hits Japan’s Honshu, stronger quakes possible

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At least five people were injured after a shallow M5.8 earthquake hit Japan’s Honshu island at 16:32 UTC on April 8, 2018 (01:32 JST, April 9). JMA is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). USGS is reporting this quake as M5.6 and EMSC as M5.7. The epicenter…… Read more »

 
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Source: 5 injured after M5.8 earthquake hits Japan’s Honshu, stronger quakes possible

Japan Is So Broke That Its Prisons Are Full Of 80+ Year Old ‘Felons’

Japan Is So Broke That Its Prisons Are Full Of 80+ Year Old ‘Felons’

by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com,
ZeroHedge.com

Thu, 03/22/2018

‘Mrs. F.’ was 84 years old the first time she ever went to prison.

Her crime? Petty shoplifting. She stole rice, strawberries, and cold medicine.

She served her time. Got released. Then shoplifted again so that she’d go back to prison.

She’s now 89 years old serving out another 2 ½ year sentence, not too far away from where I am right now, at a women’s prison about 60 miles outside of Tokyo.

She’s not the only one.

One in five female prisoners in Japan is senior, almost all of whom have been convicted of petty crimes like shoplifting.

This is no accident. Elderly women in Japan are economically vulnerable. (more…)

Japan Volcano Mt Shinmoe Erupts After 5 Months Of Rest

Japan Volcano Mt Shinmoe Erupts After 5 Months Of Rest



Japan volcano Mount Shinmoe erupts after 5 months of rest in video





Mt. Shinmoe on the southwestern Japanese main island of Kyushu erupted again on March 1, 2018, less than five months after its last eruption. The eruption occurred at around 11 a.m. and ashfall was reported in the town of Takaharu, located east of the mountain. There are no reports of injuries or property damage and the volcano remained at level-3 warning, or “do not approach the mountain,” as volcanic earthquakes have been recorded at the mountain since around 8:15 a.m.

The volcano erupted in January 2011 and last October, spewing ash up to around 2,300 meters above the crater in the October eruption. After the October eruption, the agency raised its warning level (more…)

Mount Shinmoe erupts again, ashfall reported, Japan

Mount Shinmoe erupts again, ashfall reported, Japan

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Japanese Shinmoedake volcano in Kyushu started erupting again around 02:00 UTC on March 1, 2018 (11:00 local time). After six years of quiescence, this volcano roared back to life on September 7, 2017, coating nearby cities and towns with a thin layer of ash. The…… Read more »

 
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Source: Mount Shinmoe erupts again, ashfall reported, Japan

Japan to Grant Multi-Million Aid to Finance Projects in Iran

Japan to Grant Multi-Million Aid to Finance Projects in Iran

The government of Japan decided to grant a multi-million support to four projects in the environment and humanitarian areas in Iran from the place of its supplementary budget in 2017 fiscal year.

According to the report of Japan embassy in Tehran, one million dollars is granted within the framework of the UNDP to revive Orumiyeh Lake through participation of local societies and by implementation of sustainable agriculture and protection of biodiversity.

An aggregate amount of $1.3 million has been allocated within the framework of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) as humanitarian aid and support for Afghan refugees in Iran

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Source: Japan to Grant Multi-Million Aid to Finance Projects in Iran

A paleontologist predicted the 2011 Japan tsunami because of a poem

A paleontologist predicted the 2011 Japan tsunami because of a poem

In 2011, a massive tsunami hit the Japanese coast, causing hundreds of billions of dollars in damage and thousands of casualties. Almost everyone was completely taken by surprise by the onslaught. Someone who wasn’t surprised was Koji Minoura, a Japanese paleontologist who had figured out this was going to happen years in advance. How did […]

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