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Hula Girls to Save Spa from Becoming Nuclear Ghost Town

Japan’s “Hula Girls”, made famous in the 2006 film of the same name, are once again putting on their grass skirts to help their town from from becoming a nuclear…

A Budget for Tough Times: Swan

Despite natural disasters affecting revenue, Treasurer Wayne Swan says he is determined to bring the Australian budget back to surplus in the 2012/13 term. Reports by the Treasury reveals that…

Nuclear Zone Bodies Contaminated

It is believed that up to 1,000 bodies remain uncollected in the exclusion zone around Japan’s tsunami damaged nuclear plant. Police had originally intended to transport the bodies to outside…

Japan Retires Nuclear Plant

A decision has been made to decommission Japan’s tsunami-damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, while plans to expand the evacuation zone are being discussed. Kyodo news on Thursday reported that Japanese…

Earthquake Shifted Japan Two Metres Away from Korea

The massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake that hit northeastern Japan last week shifted the island more than two metres further away from its neighbour, scientists say. The Korea Astronomy and Space…

Australians Encouraged to Leave Japan

Australians living in Tokyo or other areas affected by the earthquake and tsunami should leave Japan unless they have a real need to stay, the Department of Foreign Affairs and…

Second Earthquake Predicted for Japan

Seismologists say another massive earthquake could hit the devastated region of north-east Japan in the next two days. While Japan is still experiencing aftershocks of up to 6.2 following the…

Australian Government Hails at Whale Hunt End

The Australian government has praised Japan for ending the seasonal whale hunt in the Antarctic Ocean earlier, while adding that it hopes the hunting to be stopped for good. The…

Australia Encourages Japan’s Agricultural Import Tariffs

Craig Emerson, Australia’s Trade Minister, stated that the country would encourage Japan with regard to scrapping the country’s import tariffs for the agricultural industry. However, the minister added, the encouragement…

World’s Second Steelmaker Created though Nippon Steel and Sumitomo Fusion

Japanese steelmaker Nippon Steel Corp might acquire Sumitomo Metal industries in order to merge the two companies in a sole one that would be the world’s second largest steel making…

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