Japan Tsunami

Japan, one year after the tsunami: ‘We can’t just stay sad’

Japan has marked one year since an earthquake and tsunami killed thousands and set off a radiation crisis that shattered public trust in atomic power.

Japan holds peaceful march against nuclear power

Thousands of Japanese joined a march against nuclear power as worries grow about the restarting of reactors idle since the March 11 meltdown disaster.

2013 Club World Cup to be held in Morocco

Morocco will become the first African country to host the annual Club World Cup of continental winners, Fifa President Sepp Blatter announced.

Naoto Kan resigns as Japan’s prime minister

Japan's prime minister has announced his resignation after plunging approval ratings over his handling of the tsunami disaster and nuclear crisis.

Japan exports fall for fifth straight month

Japan's exports fell for the fifth month in July as the country contends with a strong yen and the ongoing impact of the March earthquake and tsunami.

Bottles become radiation detectors in Japan

To meet growing demand for radiation detectors, a Japanese researcher has come up with devices made from recycled plastic bottles.

Japan slides back into recession after quake

Japan's economy plunged back into recession in January to March, contracting sharply on the impact of the nation's biggest recorded earthquake.

Toyota boosts US production sooner than expected

Toyota will be able to boost its United States production sooner than expected following a devastating Japanese quake and tsunami.

Japan new vehicle sales fall by record 51% in April

Japan's domestic sales of new cars, trucks and buses logged their biggest-ever drop in April, an industry group said on Monday.

Japan plans new tsunami wall at nuclear plant

The operator of Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant will build a wall to defend it against future tsunamis, reports said on Monday.

Rebuilding Japan’s disaster-hit towns may take a decade

The reconstruction of Japanese towns and cities devastated by a deadly earthquake and tsunami last month could take a decade, an advisory panel says.

Japan launches new mass search for bodies

Soldiers prodded ground with poles on Monday as 25 000 troops mounted Japan's largest search yet for the bodies of nearly 12 000 people.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.