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Salem-News.com (Jun-19-2020 13:21)

Withdrawal of Las Vegas Sands a Major Setback for Japan`s Casino Efforts

Las Vegas Sands recently withdrew from building a major casino resort in Japan. This withdrawal has been a substantial hit to the efforts of Japan's investments in casino gambling.

(SALEM, Ore.) - Las Vegas Economic development is one of the significant aims of Japan today. Projects that enlarge the net exports and imports of a given nation are considered vital signs of economic growth and development.

Therefore, as an integrated casino resort was to be put up in the country, this should have contributed to economic growth and development in Japan.

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Salem-News.com (May-27-2016 13:33)

Remarks by President Obama and Prime Minister Abe of Japan at Hiroshima Peace Memorial

"The memory of the morning of August 6th, 1945 must never fade. That memory allows us to fight complacency. It fuels our moral imagination. It allows us to change." ~President Barack Obama

(HIROSHIMA, Japan) - Japan's Abe and US Pres Obama Seventy-one years ago, on a bright, cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world was changed. A flash of light and a wall of fire destroyed a city and demonstrated that mankind possessed the means to destroy itself.

Why do we come to this place, to Hiroshima? We come to ponder a terrible force unleashed in a not so distant past. We come to mourn the dead, including over 100,000 in Japanese men, women and children; thousands of Koreans; a dozen Americans held prisoner. Their souls speak to us.

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Salem-News.com (Jun-24-2014 18:15)

Colombia Routs Japan; Into Round of 16

There was even time for history to be made as Faryd Mondragon took to the field to become the oldest player ever to appear at a FIFA World Cup.

(RIO de JANEIRO, Brazil) - Colombia World Cup Soccer Colombia beat Japan 4-1 to storm into the Round of 16 with a perfect record and end their opponents' hopes of a late escape from elimination.

A Jackson Martinez brace, alongside goals from Juan Cuadrado and James Rodriguez, sealed the triumph, after Shinji Okazaki given Alberto Zaccheroni's side hope.

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Salem-News.com (May-01-2014 15:32)

Mayor From Okinawa to Bring Surprising Message to Washington

International Scholars, Peace Advocates and Artists Condemn Agreement To Build New U.S. Marine Base in Okinawa.

(WASHINGTON DC) - Mayor Susumu Inamine Imagine if China were stationing large numbers of troops in the United States. Imagine that most of them were based in a small rural county in Mississippi.

Imagine -- this shouldn't be hard -- that their presence was problematic, that nations they threatened in Latin America resented the United States' hospitality, and that the communities around the bases resented the noise and pollution and drinking and raping of local girls.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-14-2014 14:38)

Reactor Reax Top Stories - U.S. Nuclear Agency Hid Concerns, Hailed Safety Record as Fukushima Melted

"Reactor Reax" is brought to you by Physicians for Social Responsibility.

(WASHINGTON DC) - Reactor Reax Today on Reactor Reax, NBC reveals that the U.S. Nuclear Agency Hid Concerns, Hailed Safety Record as Fukushima Melted; the NY Times writes that Fukushima's tragedy is continuing.

Also, Public Radio International reports One lesson of the Fukushima nuclear meltdown is that Japan's culture needs to change. Center for Public Integrity asks, A world awash in a nuclear explosive?

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Salem-News.com (Mar-09-2014 19:55)

Fasting for Fukushima on Third Anniversary

The disaster that has struck Fukushima has much about it that’s unique. But it’s just the tip of the radioactive iceberg that is the global atomic reactor industry.

(WASHINGTON DC EcoWatch) - Fasting for Fukishima Fasting can be a way of mourning, of cleansing, of meditation, of focus. Tuesday, March 11, the third anniversary of the beginning of the disaster at Fukushima, we will abstain from food from dawn to dusk. Our purpose is tied to the atomic disaster that continues to threaten life on Earth.

The three melt-downs, four explosions, scattered fuel rods and continual gusher of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean at Fukushima have torn a deadly hole in the fabric of our ability to survive on this planet.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-06-2014 11:33)

Fukushima 3rd Anniversary/Lessons Unlearned?

Updated Fukushima Civilian panel report highlights largely unaddressed "Human Factors" as important as earthquake and tsunami in 2011 Reactor Disaster

(CHICAGO AND TOKYO) - Fukushima reactor disaster An extensively updated and expanded version of the Independent Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident report published in English by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (BAS) has been released.

It cautions that Japan has not yet fully learned the lessons of the Fukushima reactor disaster, particularly the several ways in which the “human factor” played a major role paving the way for the crisis and worsening its aftermath.

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Salem-News.com (Mar-05-2014 09:03)

Why the Obama Administration Will Not Admit that Fukushima Radiation is Poisoning Americans

Why isn’t GE being held accountable?

(TORONTO) - Fukushima nuclear facility We all know that the radiation from the stricken Fukushima plant has spread around the globe and is poisoning people worldwide. We all know that the West Coast of the United States is being polluted with radioactive debris and that the oceans, the beaches that border them, and even the air is becoming more polluted by radioactivity as time goes on.

You have to ask yourself why the government won’t admit this. It’s not like a disaster half a world away is their fault, is it?

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Salem-News.com (Jan-27-2014 14:19)

Market Disruptor: Nuclear Restarts Spell Trouble for LNG

Investors should be aware of the very large threat that Japanese nuclear reactors present to upstart LNG projects.

(LONDON OilPrices.com) - Ship carrying LNG There are two major factors that have emerged in the last five years that have sparked a surge in LNG investments. First is the shale gas “revolution” in the United States, which allowed the U.S. to vault to the top spot in the world for natural gas production.

This caused prices to crater to below $2 per million Btu (MMBTu) in 2012, down from their 2008 highs above $10/MMBtu. Natural gas became significantly cheaper in the U.S. than nearly everywhere else in the world.

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Salem-News.com (Jan-23-2014 21:44)

California Radiation Levels Set New Record High

As many will tell you, this new reading is still below U.S. standards what would require any sort of warning or evasive action but it backs up what I have been saying that there is a slow but upward trend.

(EUREKA) - California radiation levels spike The Official Environmental Protection Agency in Eureka has recorded another record high beta radiation reading for Eureka on Tuesday. The previous record high reading was recorded on January 3rd. of 2014 and was 190 Counts Per Minute or CPM. Tuesday's high was 228 Counts Per Minute.

As many will tell you, this new reading is still below U.S. standards what would require any sort of warning or evasive action but it backs up what I have been saying that there is a slow but upward trend.

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