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· March, 2011

Stories about Japan from March, 2011

31 March 2011

Tensions Between Korea and Japan Intensified Over Territorial Conflict

Japan: The Tsunami, God and Man

A few days after the disaster that killed more than ten thousand people, Italian vice-president of the National Research Council (CNR) Roberto De Mattei and Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara left...

29 March 2011

South Korea: Application for Radiation Levels Checkup

Taiwan: Anti-Nuclear Protesters’ Lonely Quest

A fourth nuclear power plant is currently under construction in Taiwan, in Gongliao town, just 40 km away from the capital Taipei. In 1988, eight years after the Taiwan Power Company...

27 March 2011

Russia, Japan: Sakhalin Residents’ and Chernobyl Survivors’ Reactions to Fukushima

Japan: Relief Tweets for Refugee Parents

As the situation at the nuclear plant Fukushima Daiichi remains unstable and the government warns about the high levels of radioactive iodine and cesium in vegetables and tap water, infants'...

25 March 2011

Russia: Unexpected Results of Radiation Mapping

RuNet Echo

The crowdsourcing project of mapping radiation levels in Russia measured by private dosimeters not only became an interesting case of digital activism, but also showed some effects its creators didn’t...

24 March 2011

Japan: The Importance of Getting Back to Normal

As more time passes since the devastating Earthquake that shook Japan on March 11th, people in Japan are feeling the need to return to normal and put the disaster behind...

Japan: Fundraising through art

Japan: Hoarding Water in Wake of Radiation Fears

23 March 2011

Macedonia: QR Campaign to Aid Japan

Macedonia, Japan: Anime vs. Reality

Serbia: Returning Gratitude for the Japanese Donations

Sasa Milosevic reports on Serbian initiatives to help Japanese victims of the recent earthquake and tsunami disaster, in a grateful return of the aid donated by Japan to Serbia.

21 March 2011

France: Worry and Hope in the Japanese Community

In France as elsewhere, the terrifying pictures of the tsunami and earthquake have had Japanese expatriates worried by the magnitude of the disaster. Many of them spent all day on...

19 March 2011

Bulgaria: Offering Shelter to Japanese Earthquake Victims

The earthquake in Japan has become a tragedy for the entire world. This is evident from the willingness of people from different countries and continents to help the victims of...

Japan: “The Light and Darkness of Social Media”

It's human nature for rumors to run rampant in a high pressure situation, and social meda tools can be a double-edged sword in expediting this situation. Yasuhisa Hasegawa gives an...

Japan: Story and photos of everyday life in the aftermath of the earthquakes

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