16 Mar '11, 4am

#Japan quake: AFP live report

0442 GMT: The credit quality of Japanese firms may suffer if the country struggles to recover from the impact of last week's massive earthquake and tsunami, according to Standard and Poor's. The ratings agency says it expects a bigger fallout from the disasters than the Kobe earthquake that struck in 1995 because of the unpredictable effects of a nuclear crisis in the disaster-hit region in northeastern Japan. 0440 GMT: Australian tsunami expert Ray Canterford told AFP today that the images of the disastrous tsunami rolling onto Japan last week will provide valuable data to scientists for years to come. - Canterford said while scientists had made progress on predicting tsunamis since the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean disaster in which some 220,000 people died, there was still work to be done. 0410 GMT: AFP's Sydney bureau reports that two Australian search and rescue perso...

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