M 5.5 in Japan on 15 Sep 2018 16:24 UTC

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'Pop up lifeboat' made in Wales is saving lives in Japan

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:58:00 +0200cardiffstar (en)

Image copyright Nick Jaussi. A pop up lifeboat made in Wales has been saving lives on the other side of the world. Created by Robin Jenkins, the Atlantic Pacific Lifeboat in a Box was built by UWC Atlantic College students. The organisation identifies places with high drowning rates and supplies....

Smartphone apps shake up earthquake early-warning systems

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:01:00 +0200environmentalresearchweb (en)

On 19 September 1985 Mexico City was reduced to rubble by a magnitude-8.0 earthquake. While the epicentre was more than 370 km from the city, about 10,000 people died, with 3000 buildings damaged of which 400 collapsed. It was one of the worst tragedies in the metropolis’s 700-year history.

Dolphin, penguins left at defunct aquarium spark concerns

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:25:00 +0200scmp (en)

A bottlenose dolphin, about 50 penguins and other marine creatures left at a defunct aquarium near Tokyo have prompted many activists and concerned people to ask for authorities to intervene, local officials said on Wednesday. The operator of the Inubosaki Marine Park Aquarium in Choshi, Chiba....

Big Y helping Red Cross response to hurricane, gas explosions

Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:09:00 +0200masslive (en)

SPRINGFIELD -- Big Y World Class Markets are collecting donations for American Red Cross disaster relief efforts for the Merrimack Valley fires and explosions, Hurricane Florence and other incidents. The drive runs from Wednesday, Sept. 19 through Saturday, Sept. 29.

Hokkaido quake reveals Japan is woefully unprepared to help foreigners in times of disaster

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 07:13:00 +0200japantimes (en)

The powerful earthquake that recently hit Hokkaido threw a strong spotlight on how unprepared Japan is to provide foreign visitors with information during a crisis. With the number of foreign visitors expected to grow ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the government is introducing multilingual....

Olympics: Sapporo withdraws from 2026 Winter Games bid

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:59:00 +0200abs-cbnnews (en)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The northern Japan city of Sapporo told the International Olympic Committee on Monday that it will give up its bid for the Winter Olympics in 2026. The capital of Hokkaido, which hosted the 1972 Winter Olympics, decided to give up the 2026 bid following the Sept. 6 magnitude 6.

CPEC projects should be transparent, in benefit of Pakistan: Japanese envoy

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:28:00 +0200thenews-pk (en)

Islamabad: Ambassador of Japan Takashi Kurai has said as a long-term friend of Pakistan, Japan supports and wishes to contribute further to the development of Pakistan. In this respect, Japan sincerely hopes that the CPEC projects are to be implemented for the benefit of Pakistan and believes at....

Sapporo officially drops bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:25:00 +0200japantoday (en)

The Japan ese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake. After meeting with Sapporo representatives, the International Olympic Committee says the city will now focus on a bid for the 2030 Games. About 40 people were killed when an earthquake....

Samaritan's Purse in North Carolina to help victims of Hurricane Florence

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 23:54:00 +0200markets-businessinsider (en)

. Donations needed to help thousands of devastated homeowners recover. CALGARY Sept. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse Canada is sending trained Canadian staff to work alongside our U.S. colleagues in helping tens of thousands of people victimized by Hurricane Florence. Three U.S.

1:53 Estiman en millones de yenes pérdidas por terremoto en norte de Japón

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:16:00 +0200prensa-latina (es)

17 de septiembre de 2018, 13:53 Tokio, 17 sep (PL) Las autoridades de la prefectura japonesa de Hokkaido estimaron hoy en casi 40 mil millones de yenes los daños causados en los sectores agrícola, forestal y pesquero por el reciente terremoto en esa región.

Japanese City of Sapporo will not Bid for Winter Olympics in 2026

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 20:03:00 +0200plenglish (en)

Lausanne, Switzerland, Sep 17 (PL) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has agreed today not to include the city of Sapporo, Japan , in the bid to host the Winter Olympic Games in 2026. The decision ensued after an analysis of IOC with its representation in Japan and the local government, on....

Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:48:00 +0200680news (en)

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 file photo, people walk by a poster for the Sapporo Asian Winter Games, displayed at the main media center in Sapporo on Japan 's northern island of Hokkaido. The Japanese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake.

Japan's Sapporo will not bid to host 2026 Winter Olympics: IOC

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:28:00 +0200ahram-EN (en)

FILE PHOTO: An aerial view shows central Sapporo city during blackout after an earthquake hit the area in Sapporo, Hokkaido, northern Japan , in this photo taken by Kyodo September 6, 2018. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via (REUTERS) The Japanese city of Sapporo will not bid to host the 2026 Winter....

Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:16:00 +0200eagletribune (en)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Japan ese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake. After meeting with Sapporo representatives, the International Olympic Committee said Monday the city, which became the first in Asia to host the Winter....

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Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:09:00 +0200nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / Associated Press. Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics <<br /> Eds: APNewsNow. <<br /> LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The Japan ese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake.

Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 16:04:00 +0200azcentral (en)

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Japan ese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake. After meeting with Sapporo representatives, the International Olympic Committee said Monday the city, which became the first in Asia to host the Winter....

Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:54:00 +0200CBC (en)

The Japan ese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake. After meeting with Sapporo representatives, the International Olympic Committee said Monday the city, which became the first in Asia to host the Winter Olympics in 1972, will now focus on a bid for the 2030 Games.

Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:54:00 +0200theolympian (en)

The Japan ese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake. After meeting with Sapporo representatives, the International Olympic Committee said Monday the city, which became the first in Asia to host the Winter Olympics in 1972, will now focus on a bid for the 2030 Games.

Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:51:00 +0200charlotteobserver (en)

The Japan ese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake. After meeting with Sapporo representatives, the International Olympic Committee said Monday the city, which became the first in Asia to host the Winter Olympics in 1972, will now focus on a bid for the 2030 Games.

Sapporo ends bid for 2026 Winter Olympics

Mon, 17 Sep 2018 15:40:00 +0200star-telegram (en)

The Japan ese city of Sapporo has dropped its bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics following a recent earthquake. After meeting with Sapporo representatives, the International Olympic Committee said Monday the city, which became the first in Asia to host the Winter Olympics in 1972, will now focus on a bid for the 2030 Games.

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