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Japan Crisis

LOOK: Most Expensive Natural Disaster Ever

Posted 03.12.2012 | World

One year after an earthquake and tsunami decimated the northeast coast of Japan, the country continues its extremely costly process of rebuilding. The...

Mega-Disaster Goes Viral: Japan Tsunami's Social Media By The Numbers

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 03.09.2012 | World

When disaster struck Japan, online reactions to the earthquake and tsunami coursed through Twitter in near-record time. However, even with an unpr...

LOOK: The State Of Nuclear Energy Around The World

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.09.2012 | World

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake off the coast of Japan triggered a massive tsunami that killed more than 19,000 people and left thousands missing. Th...

Tsunami Survivor Yuichi Kowata: Government 'Reacted Too Late'

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 03.08.2012 | World

One year after the tsunami and earthquake that devastated the northeast coast of Japan and left thousands of people dead, Robert Michael Poole and pho...

Toyota President Sees Full Production By November

Posted 08.04.2011 | Business

(Reuters) - The president of Toyota Motors (7203.T) said on Saturday he expects the automaker to resume full production globally in November and its J...

How Japan -- And You -- Can Overcome Any Crisis

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

Right now, the people of Japan are facing the worst disaster of their lifetimes. But around the world, others are facing their own personal meltdowns. During these times of crushing loss, how do we begin to climb out of the hole?

Service Sector Continues To Grow, But At A Slower Pace

Reuters | Steven C. Johnson | Posted 06.05.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Steven C. Johnson) - Growth in the vast U.S. services sector slowed last month and price pressures eased slightly, according to an industry ...

Anything Can Happen At Any Time: Zen Lessons From Japan

James Baraz | Posted 06.01.2011 | Religion
James Baraz

A central tenet of existence is the truth of impermanence. Ultimately there is no stability in a constantly changing world. As one of my teachers puts it: "Anything can happen at any time."

Japan's Crisis Will Lower U.S. GDP, IMF Says

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2011 | Business

ROME (Reuters) - The International Monetary Fund has cut its forecast for Japan's 2011 GDP growth after this month's devastating earthquake and has al...

Can Watching the Crisis In Japan Be Good For Us?

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Cultivating compassion in the face of a tragedy makes us feel good. Compassion often leads us to three other very potent positive experiences.

Oil Prices, Japan Holding U.S. Auto Sales Back

Reuters | Ben Klayman | Posted 05.29.2011 | Business

By Ben Klayman DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. auto sales in March are expected to rise about 12 percent from last year's depressed levels, but high gasol...

Japanese Rate PM's Quake Response

Christian Science Monitor | Justin McCurry | Posted 05.29.2011 | World

Amid the destruction and nuclear crisis caused by the March 11 tsunami, there is a joke making the rounds in Japan: President Obama telephones Naoto K...

Japan's Energy Crisis Curbs Rising Oil Prices

New York Times | CLIFFORD KRAUSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

HOUSTON -- The recent economic jolt to Japan's economy, by lowering energy demand, has at least temporarily offset some of the Libyan uprising's impac...

Japanese Auto Production Falls To Disastrous Lows

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT (Reuters) - Japan automakers in the first two weeks after the March 11 earthquake and tsunami will lose about 65 percent in light vehicle prod...

Marcus Baram

U.S. Nuke Plant Workers Protected By Whistleblower Ruling

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Welcome to our blog, "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. ...

Japan's Elderly Hardest Hit

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RIKUZENTAKATA, Japan -- The elderly couple fled their home on foot as the warning sirens blared. But they could not keep up with their neighbors and f...

CNN's Sanjay Gupta Answers HuffPost Readers' Questions From Japan

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Dr. Sanjay Gupta, CNN's chief medical correspondent, is currently in Japan where he has been observing the mental and physical well-being of the count...

ABC: U.S. Concerned Japan Situation Could Be 'Deadly For Decades'

The Huffington Post | Cara Parks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The White House is preparing for a situation in Japan that could be "deadly for decades," a U.S. official tells ABC News. (SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE UP...

WATCH: Tokyo Resident Talks About Crisis With HuffPost

Huffington Post | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 01.06.2012 | Travel

Huffington Post spoke with Tokyo Resident, blogger, and reporter Matt Alt for the Huffington Post Japan Crisis Live blog (Click for breaking news) on ...

Germany Decides To Close Down Seven Nuclear Reactors

Wall Street Journal | Patrick McGroarty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BERLIN—Seven nuclear reactors in Germany built before 1980 will be shut during a three-month review of nuclear-plant safety and the country's broade...