M 4.5 in Japan on 31 Jul 2020 17:55 UTC

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500,000 Coronavirus Cases Reported Worldwide

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 17:47:00 +0200qnewshub (en)

Commuters wearing face masks make their way to work on Thursday, as worldwide confirmed cases of coronavirus cross 500,000. Getty Images Topline: As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases worldwide crosses the threshold of half a million, with nearly 23,000 deaths, the crisis has grown to....

Earthquakes today MAPPED: Turkey, Alaska and Japan hit by savage earthquakes EARTHQUAKES have struck Turkey, Alaska and California today - Express.co.uk brings you...

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 15:23:00 +0200express (en)

An earthquake is caused when movements within the Earth’s crust cause stress to build up at points of weakness. They are common, natural occurrences and are felt by people around the world on a daily basis. The Richter scale is used to measure the magnitude of an earthquake, the higher the number, the worse the earthquake.

Imperial garden party in fall canceled amid coronavirus upsurge

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 12:45:00 +0200kyodonews (en)

The imperial garden party planned for the fall has been canceled to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus amid growing concern over a resurgence of infections, the Imperial Household Agency said Tuesday. The biannual event was also canceled in the spring due to the virus outbreak, putting off....

Melbourne earthquakes: 1.8 magnitude tremor near Emerald, th...

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 07:18:00 +0200news_com_au (en)

The small quake was felt by at least 50 people just before 3am around Emerald in the Dandenong Ranges and comes after a 2.5 magnitude tremor struck near Pakenham on July 29. That earthquake happened just after 7pm and was felt by at least 535 people, with social media exploding with curious locals....

What’s behind Melbourne’s earthquakes

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 06:55:00 +0200heraldsun (en)

The small quake was felt by at least 50 people just before 3am around Emerald in the Dandenong Ranges and comes after a 2.5 magnitude tremor struck near on July 29. That earthquake happened just after 7pm and was felt by at least 535 people, with social media exploding with curious locals that said it was “like thunder” in the immediate aftermath.

World: Cred Crunch Newsletter, Issue No. 59 (July 2020) - COVID-19 and other disasters

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 18:56:00 +0200reliefWeb (en)

The current COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented event that tests the ability of health systems and governments to manage health risks. For instance, the capacity of medical services such as intensive care units had to be increased significantly in many countries to be able to cope with the sudden and rising influx of patients.

Today in history

Sun, 02 Aug 2020 09:53:00 +0200mia-mk (en)

2 August 2020 (MIA) 338 BC – A Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Battle of Chaeronea, securing Macedonian hegemony in Greece and the Aegean. 216 BC – Second Punic War: Battle of Cannae – The Carthaginian army led by Hannibal defeats a....

Entropy, Vol. 22, Pages 859: Assessing the Potential Earthquake Precursory Information in ULF Magnetic Data Recorded in Kanto, Japan during 2000–2010: Distance and Magnitude Dependences

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 12:48:00 +0200mdpi (en)

In order to clarify ultra-low-frequency (ULF) seismomagnetic phenomena, a sensitive geomagnetic network was installed in Kanto, Japan since 2000. In previous studies, we have verified the correlation between ULF magnetic anomalies and local sizeable earthquakes.

37 hours on flight from Equatorial Guinea bringing Vietnamese citizens home

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 08:08:00 +0200vietnamnet-vn-en (en)

After a long journey to bring more than 200 Vietnamese citizens home safely, the crew were all relieved and happy to have fulfilled an important mission. Flight attendant Pham Xuan Truong, who was also on flights repatriating Vietnamese citizens from Germany, the Netherlands, and France, volunteered for this special flight.

Providing assistance to school meal programmes Japan donates 388 tonnes of canned fish to Sri Lanka, WFP United Nations World Food Programme.

Sat, 01 Aug 2020 05:23:00 +0200lankaweb (en)

Courtesy The Daily News Director of Health and Nutrition at the Ministry of Education, Renuka Peiris; Charge d’Affaires ad interim of Japan to Sri Lanka, Kitamur Toshihiro; WFP Deputy Country Director of Sri Lanka, Andrea Berardo; Secretary of the Ministry of Education, N.H.M.

Japan donates 388 tonnes of canned fish to Sri Lanka, WFP

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 23:45:00 +0200dailynews-lk (en)

Director of Health and Nutrition at the Ministry of Education, Renuka Peiris; Charge d’Affaires ad interim of Japan to Sri Lanka, Kitamur Toshihiro; WFP Deputy Country Director of Sri Lanka, Andrea Berardo; Secretary of the Ministry of Education, N.H.M. Chitrananda; and Additional Secretary of School Activities at the Ministry of Education, L.

Japan provides Rs. 520 million food assistance to Sri Lanka through WFP

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 16:54:00 +0200colombopage (en)

Fri, Jul 31, 2020, 08:01 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. July 31, Colombo: The Government of Japan has provided a total sum of JPY 300 million worth of (approx. Rs. 520 million) food assistance to the Government of Sri Lanka through the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

Japan provides Rs. 520 million food assistance to Sri Lanka through WFP:

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 16:39:00 +0200slmuslims (en)

Japan provides Rs. 520 million food assistance to Sri Lanka through WFP Fri, Jul 31, 2020, 08:01 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. July 31, Colombo: The Government of Japan has provided a total sum of JPY 300 million worth of (approx. Rs. 520 million) food assistance to the Government of....

Vietnam Airlines and “special flight” bringing Vietnamese home

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 14:05:00 +0200vietnamplus-en (en)

Hanoi (VNA) - A special flight carrying 219 Vietnamese citizens previously living in Equatorial Guinea landed safely at Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport a couple of days ago. It was the 41st flight conducted by the national flag carrier to bring Vietnamese people home from different parts of the world.

Japan women, men's life expectancy in 2019 stays in world top three

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 12:14:00 +0200kyodonews (en)

Japan ese women and men retained second and third places, respectively, on the world's average life expectancy ranking in 2019 as both groups topped a previous record for the eighth straight year, health ministry data showed Friday. The average life expectancy for Japanese women stood at 87.45 years, up 0.

The Great Wall of Japan

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 08:44:00 +0200aljazeera-en (en)

. 101 East investigates the controversies surrounding the building of Japan 's enormous tsunami wall. 31 Jul 2020 05:56 GMT After the 2011 Fukushima earthquake and tsunami killed about 18,000 people, the Japanese authorities embarked on a radical plan.

US COVID-19 death toll soars past 151,000, with one death every minute

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 08:15:00 +0200newsnow-co-uk (en)

By Kate Randall 31 July 2020. US coronavirus deaths soared past 151,000 on Thursday, with nearly 4.5 million reported cases, according to Johns Hopkins University. One person is dying in the US nearly every minute of COVID-19-related causes. The US deaths account for nearly a quarter of the world’s....

Pro-VCs named for UoP, UET

Fri, 31 Jul 2020 03:26:00 +0200thenews-pk (en)

PESHAWAR: Prof Dr Mohammad Abid has been named as pro-vice-chancellor of the University of Peshawar and Prof Dr Qaisar Ali as pro-VC of the University of Engineering and Technology for two years. Separate notifications to this effect were issued on Thursday and both the professors took charge as....

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