14 Mar '11, 8am

At least 6 ports sustain major damage, some out for months: TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - At least six Japanese se...

TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - At least six Japanese seaports handling international trade sustained major damage from last week's earthquake, with most seen out of operation for months, disrupting global supply chains and causing billions of dollars in daily losses, industry and port officials said on Monday. Japan has begun assessing the damage to port infrastructure, vital to receiving aid, commodities and goods for rebuilding areas devastated by the deadly 8.9 magnitude quake and tsunami that likely killed more than 10,000 people. The northeast coast ports of Hachinohe, Sendai, Ishinomaki and Onahama were so severely damaged by Friday's disaster that they were not expected to return to operation for months, if not years. The ports were considered medium-sized facilities that handle containers, fuel products and dry bulk goods. "These ports will need a lot of time until th...

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7.9-magnitude quake strikes Japan

todayonline.com 11 Mar '11, 6am

TOKYO (AP) - Japan was struck by a magnitude-8.8 earthquake off its northeastern coast Friday, triggering a 13-foot (4-met...

Damage reports from the 8.8 magnitude earthquake: Flooding, stopped trains, buildings on fire

Damage reports from the 8.8 magnitude earthquak...

straitstimes.com 11 Mar '11, 7am

Thirty minutes after the quake, tall buildings were still swaying in Tokyo and mobile phone networks were not working. Jap...

S'pore companies report damage to Japan assets after quake, tsunami

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channelnewsasia.com 14 Mar '11, 3am

SINGAPORE: Global Logistic Properties announced on Monday that after further assessment, it has estimated that the damage ...

Huge tsunami slams Japan, at least 5 dead #pray...

sg.news.yahoo.com 11 Mar '11, 8am

TOKYO (Reuters) - The biggest earthquake to hit Japan in 140 years struck the northeast coast on Friday, triggering a 10-m...

The Japan earthquake and tsunami are estimated to have cost tens of billions of dollars in structural damage

The Japan earthquake and tsunami are estimated ...

straitstimes.com 12 Mar '11, 1am

He said the earthquake, which also spawned a massive tsunami that hit Japan before racing across the Pacific Ocean to Hawa...

Japan earthquake damage up to US$34 billion: US...

channelnewsasia.com 13 Mar '11, 2pm

WASHINGTON : The massive earthquake that struck Japan will exact a massive economic toll estimated at between US$14.5 bill...

What netizens are saying on Day 6 of the #Japan disaster.

What netizens are saying on Day 6 of the #Japan...

straitstimes.com 16 Mar '11, 7am

NEWS of last Friday's earthquake in Japan spread rapidly through social media, even as traditional news agencies raced to ...

A man who caned 2 boys under his care was jailed 6 months for ill-treating them

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straitstimes.com 10 Mar '11, 5am

The man was sentenced to six months in jail for ill-treating two boys under his care. -- ST PHOTO ILLUSTRATION A MAN who c...

[CNA] At least 300 Singaporeans on holiday in Japan, all safe

[CNA] At least 300 Singaporeans on holiday in J...

channelnewsasia.com 11 Mar '11, 1pm

SINGAPORE: At least 300 Singaporeans on holiday are currently in Japan. They are from two travel agencies Channel NewsAsia...

Japan tsunami was at least 23 metres high: report

Japan tsunami was at least 23 metres high: report

channelnewsasia.com 18 Mar '11, 3pm

OSAKA, Japan - The tsunami that devastated northeastern Japan in the March 11 earthquake was at least 23 metres (76 feet) ...

Another quake in north Thailand, no major damag...

sg.news.yahoo.com 25 Mar '11, 3am

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (Reuters) - An estimated 5.5 magnitude earthquake hit northern Thailand on Friday, a day after a bigg...

Major 7.3 offshore quake jolts Japan

Major 7.3 offshore quake jolts Japan

channelnewsasia.com 09 Mar '11, 11am

TOKYO - A major 7.3-magnitude offshore earthquake rattled Japan on Wednesday, swaying Tokyo buildings, triggering a small ...

DTN Thailand: At least 75 killed in Myanmar quake: officials: At least 75 people were killed when a strong earth...

DTN Thailand: At least 75 killed in Myanmar qua...

sg.news.yahoo.com 25 Mar '11, 8am

At least 75 people were killed and hundreds left homeless on Friday after a strong earthquake hit Myanmar, as aid workers ...

インドネシアを始め、世界中の「原発導入検討中」の政府が日本の事態を固唾を呑んで見守ってるんだろ...

channelnewsasia.com 12 Mar '11, 12pm

TOKYO: The operator of a stricken nuclear plant on Saturday said a reactor container was not damaged despite a large explo...