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Japan hit by worst weather disaster in decades: Why did so many die?

Japan hit by worst weather disaster in decades: Why did so many die?

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Torrential rains unleashed floods and set off landslides in western Japan last week, killing at least 176 people, forcing millions to evacuate and leaving dozens missing in [...]
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Japanese garden built in Cameron Highlands for ‘The Garden of Evening Mists’

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Hive Asia | 6:02 AM

The big screen adaptation of Tan Twan Eng’s award-winning novel “The Garden of Evening Mists” has already begun filming in the author’s home country, [...]
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Before-and-after images show devastation from Japanese flooding that killed at least 150 people

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:02 AM

Some of the worst flooding in decades has devastated portions of southwestern Japan, leaving at least 150 people dead and dozens missing. The number killed is the highest [...]
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Japan PM meets stranded evacuees in flood disaster zone

Japan PM meets stranded evacuees in flood disaster zone

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Japan’s prime minister met Wednesday with people forced from their homes by devastating rains that have killed at least 179 people, as the government said it would [...]
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Japan’s Takeda gains US approval for $62 billion Shire buy

12-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd on Tuesday said it has received US approval for its $62 billion acquisition of London-listed Shire Plc, taking the Japanese firm one step closer [...]
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Japan struggles to deliver relief to victims of worst floods in decades

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan struggled on Tuesday to restore utilities after its worst weather disaster in 36 years killed 155 people, with survivors facing health risks from broiling temperatures [...]
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Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 156

Japan rescuers go house to house as flood toll hits 156

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

Rescue workers carried out house-to-house searches Tuesday in the increasingly unlikely hope of finding survivors after days of deadly floods and landslides that have claimed [...]
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After N Korea, Pompeo Visits Japan to Meet With US Allies

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | The Diplomat | 6:02 AM

The abductee issues continues to complicate Japan’s approach to North Korea. After visiting Pyongyang, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo traveled to Tokyo for a [...]
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Now Northrop Grumman Wants to Build Japan’s New Fighter Jet

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Popular Mechanics | 6:02 AM

Northrop and Lockheed Martin tangled over fighter jets a generation ago. Now they could be headed for a showdown in Tokyo. US defense giant Northrop Grumman says it is [...]
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47 expressway sections in western Japan damaged by torrential rains

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Mainichi | 6:02 AM

Damage has been confirmed at 47 sections on expressways in western Japan, as of July 8, that were hit by heavy rain, the expressway operator said, and it is expected to take [...]
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BOJ keeps upbeat view on regional Japan, Kuroda confident on price outlook

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The Bank of Japan maintained its upbeat economic assessment for all nine regions of the country on Monday and its governor voiced confidence that inflation will head toward [...]
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‘We’ve never experienced this kind of rain before’: Death toll climbs in Japan floods

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:02 AM

People prepared for risky search and cleanup efforts in southwestern Japan on Monday, where several days of heavy rainfall had set off flooding and landslides in a widespread [...]
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Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill at least 114

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

* Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rain unleashed floods and landslides. * The disaster has killed at least [...]
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Daughter of Japan sarin attack cult guru to get his ashes

11-Jul-2018 Intellasia | AFP News | 6:02 AM

The youngest daughter of Shoko Asahara, the executed head of the Aum Shinrikyo cult behind a deadly 1995 sarin attack, has agreed to collect his cremated remains, she said on [...]
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Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill at least 114

Rescuers race to find survivors after Japan floods kill at least 114

10-Jul-2018 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:31 AM

Rescuers in Japan dug through mud and rubble on Monday, racing to find survivors after torrential rain unleashed floods and landslides that killed at least 114 people, with [...]
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