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Australian PM visits Japan's tsunami town

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Saturday became the first foreign leader to visit Japan's tsunami-ravaged northeast, where authorities battled hard to contain an atomic crisis at the......

Another strong quake hits northeast Japan

A strong earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale struck off northeast Japan early on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami warning was issued. The undersea quake struck at......

Strong quake jolts Japan; evacuation zone widened

A powerful magnitude-7.1 quake rattled Japan's northeast on Monday, forcing evacuation of workers from a radiation-leaking atomic plant around which the exclusion zone was also widened.The latest......

Japan lifts tsunami alert after new 7.4 quake

Japan's quake-devastated northeast faced a fresh tsunami alert on Thursday after a massive 7.4 magnitude temblor shook the region, as engineers pumped in nitrogen into a reactor at the Fukushima......

Japan: New fire breaks out at Fukushima N-plant

A fresh fire broke out at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in northern Japan in the wee hours of Wednesday, the BBC reported. The new blaze began at in northeastern corner of Reactor 4 of the......

Amazing images of city of the future

Northeast Asia, anchored by Japan, China, and South Korea, is home to three of the largest economies in the world, all with dynamic business environments. Throughout history, geographic......

IOC to buy stakes in Petronas' LNG project for $900 mn

Indian Oil Corporation on Friday signed a deal to buy a 10 per cent stake in shale-gas assets and a linked liquefied natural gas project in British Columbia for $900 million. The acquisition of......

Boeing projects strong demand for pilots and technicians

Asia-Pacific will need almost 200,000 new commercial airline pilots to support expanding demand for new airplane deliveries over the next two decades, according to a new report by Boeing. The 2013......

SPECIAL: The problem with gas pricing

As domestic demand for gas will rapidly increase, new gas sources need to be explored, writes K P Shashidharan. The exploration and production policy for hydrocarbons being the cornerstone of......

Asia gets its fastest undersea data cable system

A new 7,800 km undersea data cable has opened to traffic in Asia linking Japan, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines which could aid in financial trade. The Submarine-cable Express (ASE)......

All Japanese matches cancelled after earthquake

Weekend soccer matches in Japan's J.League have been cancelled because of the devastating earthquake that hit north of Tokyo on Friday, killing many and triggering a tsunami. A total of 19 matches......

Incheon ready to showcase cream of Asian sports

Rejepgeldy Nurmammedow (right), Head of Government of Ashghabat city, Turkmenistan, the next host city of Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games waves OCA flag with other delegates. Photograph: Chung......

Pot luck: FIFA to go ahead with controversial WC draw procedure

FIFA will go ahead with its controversial decision to stage World Cup matches at midday in tropical venues, president Sepp Blatter said on Tuesday as soccer's governing body announced a bafflingly......

Olympics: Londoners looking to make money out of homes

Harriet Howse is one of many Londoners looking to make a profit out of their property during this summer's Olympics, leaving the city and their homes to strangers to avoid the anticipated mayhem of......

Fischer heads for Iceland

Former world chess champion Bobby Fischer was released from detention in Japan on Thursday, allowing him to avoid deportation to the United States and head for Iceland, which has granted him......
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Tamil academic

Mr Athithan scrutinizes the recent approach of the United States towards Sri Lanka, especially the recent visit by the U.S. Secretary of State John... ...

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Japan pledges $453mn to Paciifc islands to combat climate change

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged $453 mn in aid to Pacific island nations to help them combat climate change and natural disasters, on... ...

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Time for PM’s travels to show big ticket returns

Prime minister Nar­endra Modi’s yearlong travels through 18 countries are an indicator of the amount of attention he has given to India’s... ...

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Hollywood actor in Sibiraj's next

Sensex gains over 150 points; capital goods rise (Second Lead) | Sensex surges 204 points; banking stocks gain | Jindal, Koda get bail in coal... ...

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Japan PM to meet Pacific island leaders to talk aid, disasters

TOKYO: Leaders of 14 Pacific island nations gathered in Japan on Friday to start a two-day meeting to discuss their development needs, including... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/international/business/japan-pm-to-meet-pacific-island-leaders-to-talk-aid-disasters/articleshow/47381025.cms

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