Local scheme in Aichi Pref. spearheads 'buddy system' to help foreign trainees settle in - The Ma...
TAKAHAMA, Aichi -- A local corporation here is helping newly arrived foreign trainees adapt to life in Japan through a "buddy system," enlisting the help of both ...
ai weiwei + HHF-designed 'tsai residence' goes on sale - Designboom
the 'tsai residence', an upstate new york retreat designed by HHF architects and ai weiwei, is currently on the market for $5.25 million.
Kansai awaits MOX return for Takahama 3 and 4 - World Nuclear News
Kansai awaits MOX return for Takahama 3 and 4 World Nuclear News
Kansai Electric Power Company will receive a shipment of MOX fuel assemblies in 2020, according to a report in Asahi Shimbun. They would be used at ...
Takahama a Model for Japanese Nuclear Restarts - POWER magazine
Takahama a Model for Japanese Nuclear Restarts POWER magazine
Two of the most recent reactors to return to operation in Japan are Units 3 and 4 at KEPCO's Takahama plant. KEPCO made significant upgrades to both units.
Kansai reschedules restarts of three reactors - World Nuclear News
Kansai reschedules restarts of three reactors World Nuclear News
Kansai Electric Power Company has informed Fukui Prefecture that the restart of units 1 and 2 of the Takahama nuclear power plant and unit 3 of the Mihama ...
Seattle Children's closes operating rooms because of mold - The Daily Herald
Seattle Children's closes operating rooms because of mold The Daily Herald
Initially IT only shut down four of the rooms but has since closed off the other 10.
Japan's best-kept secret: the gorgeous beaches of Takahama town - World Travel Guide
Japan's best-kept secret: the gorgeous beaches of Takahama town World Travel Guide
Here's an intriguing fact for you – Japan is the first country in Asia to obtain the Blue Flag award for its two beaches, one of which is Wakasa Wada Beach in ...
Regulator to tell KEPCO to do more to protect 3 nuke plants in Fukui over volcano fears - The Mai...
TOKYO -- The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) is poised to instruct the operator of three nuclear plants in Fukui Prefecture on the Sea of Japan to.
EDITORIAL: Nuclear plants must take threat of volcanic ash more seriously：The Asahi Shimbun - As...
The Nuclear Regulation Authority will reassess the safety risks posed by possible natural disasters to certain nuclear power plants that have been declared to be ...
KEPCO to ship MOX nuclear fuel assemblies from France in 2020：The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
MARCOULE, France--Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO) plans to transport 32 plutonium-uranium mixed oxide (MOX) fuel assemblies from France to Japan in ...
FACTBOX-Outlook for Japan nuclear restarts - Reuters
Detailed findings from a Reuters reactor-by-reactor analysis of Japan's nuclear sector show Japan may get as few as six more reactors operating in the next five ...
Takahama units cleared for extended operation - World Nuclear News
Takahama units cleared for extended operation World Nuclear News
The Japanese nuclear regulator has today approved the operation of units 1 and 2 of Kansai Electric Power Company's Takahama nuclear power plant for up to ...
Japan Won’t Extend Deadline for Anti-Terror Nuclear Retrofits - Bloomberg
Japan's nuclear power recovery has hit a surprise speedbump.
Threat of volcanic ash at 3 nuclear plants in Fukui Pref. greater than expected - The Mainichi
Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) on April 17 decided to revise upward a prediction for the amount of ash that could fall within the grounds.
Safety upgrade delays could take Japanese units offline - World Nuclear News
Safety upgrade delays could take Japanese units offline World Nuclear News
13 June 2019. Share. Nuclear power reactors in Japan that have resumed operation could be forced to temporarily shut down again if back-up safety measures ...
Fukui disaster drill for simultaneous atomic accidents ends - The Japan Times
Fukui disaster drill for simultaneous atomic accidents ends The Japan Times
A nuclear disaster drill for simultaneous accidents at the Oi and Takahama nuclear power plants in Fukui Prefecture ended Sunday after mobilizing 21000 pe.
Kepco restarts second Takahama reactor as Greenpeace warns of French MOX fuel shipment - The Japa...
Kansai Electric Power Co. restarted its Takahama No. 3 reactor Tuesday afternoon, bringing to five the number of nuclear reactors nationwide that have come.
Kepco restarts Takahama No. 4 reactor amid anti-nuclear protest - The Japan Times
Kepco restarts Takahama No. 4 reactor amid anti-nuclear protest The Japan Times
Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Takahama No. 4 reactor was restarted Wednesday just over 14 months after it was forced to shut down, bringing to four the numbe.
Woman is injured after nearly being struck by Red Line train - The Boston Globe
Woman is injured after nearly being struck by Red Line train The Boston Globe
A woman suffered minor injuries after nearly being struck by a Red Line train early Saturday afternoon at South Station, which temporarily halted *service*, MBTA ...
Japan court bars restart of Takahama nuclear reactors 14 April 2015 - BBC News
A Japanese court blocks the restart of two nuclear reactors in the western city of Takahama after locals raise safety concerns.
Kayaker seriously injured after being hit by a motor boat in Lunenburg - The Boston Globe
A woman was seriously injured after being struck by a motor boat while kayaking on Lunenburg's Lake Shirley Saturday afternoon.
Japan court rules in favor of restart of Kansai Elec's Takahama reactors - Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese high court on Tuesday overturned a lower court's order to shut two reactors operated by Kansai Electric Power, a company ...
RPT-Japan's nuclear reboot gathers pace, set to curtail LNG demand - Reuters
Japan's consumption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) is set to fall as the country's nuclear reactors restart, with output from atomic power set for its highest since ...
Parents of Seattle Children's patient look for reassurances as it restarts surgeries after cleari...
Sarah and Jeffrey Arbuckle eagerly anticipated their 3 ½-year-old daughter Shirley's next milestone.
NRA refusal to extend deadline deals massive blow to utilities：The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Shimbun
The nuclear watchdog's refusal to compromise on its deadline for utilities to build anti-terror facilities at their nuclear power plants will deal a heavy blow to ...
Kan Takahama's Nyx no Lantern Manga Ends in 2 Chapters - Anime News Network
Kan Takahama's Nyx no Lantern Manga Ends in 2 Chapters Anime News Network
The June issue of Leed Publishing's Monthly Comic Ran magazine revealed on April 27 that Kan Takahama 's Nyx no Lantern ( Nyx's Lantern ) manga will end ...
Japanese court halts restart of two nuclear reactors due to safety concerns - CNN
Tokyo (CNN) A Japanese court has issued a landmark injunction halting plans to restart two nuclear reactors in the west of the country, citing safety concerns, ...
Crane falls on building with spent nuclear fuel at Takahama plant - The Japan Times
A crane collapsed Friday at the Takahama nuclear power station in Fukui Prefecture, damaging a building housing spent fuel.
Coast Guard cutter that survived D-Day landings being restored by King County couple - The Seattl...
The 83-foot-long wooden cutters and their crews, all part of Rescue Flotilla One, saved more than 400 people on D-Day, proving to be “instrumental in the ...
At last, a store in Rockport can sell alcohol - The Boston Globe
At last, a store in Rockport can sell alcohol The Boston Globe
ROCKPORT — A local temperance leader from the 1850s and nostalgia for the past kept Rockport from opening a liquor store for 162 years, according to ...
Paints and Finishes for Summer 2019 | 2019-06-25 - Architectural Record
Paints and Finishes for Summer 2019 | 2019-06-25 Architectural Record
For residential and commercial buildings, these coatings enhance durability.
Japanese court orders shutdown of nuclear reactor - CNN International
Japanese court orders shutdown of nuclear reactor CNN International
It's the first time an injunction has been issued to halt an operational nuclear reactor.
Takahama reactor automatically shuts down after alert: Kansai Electric - The Japan Times
FUKUI - Kansai Electric Power Co. said Monday that a reactor at its Takahama power plant in Fukui Prefecture shut down automatically after a problem with a ...
Chain reaction crash on I-91 in Springfield leaves 1 dead, 3 injured - The Boston Globe
Chain reaction crash on I-91 in Springfield leaves 1 dead, 3 injured The Boston Globe
Yerly Jared Santizo Morales, 26, of Northampton, was found dead at the scene of the early morning crash near exit 2, officials said.
Japan, Turkmenistan mull joint projects Turkmenistan 10:47 - Trend News Agency
Japan, Turkmenistan mull joint projects Turkmenistan 10:47 Trend News Agency
Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, June 28. By Huseyn Hasanov – Trend: Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov has received the heads of Japanese ...
Stoneham water main repaired after break - The Boston Globe
Stoneham water main repaired after break The Boston Globe
A hard-to-find piece of repair equipment was rushed to Massachusetts from Orlando and installed Saturday night after a Stoneham water main burst open Friday ...
NEC Australia boss Mike Barber departs - Services - CRN Australia
NEC Australia boss Mike Barber departs - Services CRN Australia
NEC Australia has confirmed that managing director Mike Barber has left the business. NEC said “a change in leadership approach” was appropriate after ...
Ashland woman killed in Franklin rollover crash - The Boston Globe
Ashland woman killed in Franklin rollover crash The Boston Globe
An Ashland woman died in a rollover crash in Franklin on Friday night.
Reactor can restart in Japan after little risk seen from volcano - Nikkei Asian Review
Reactor can restart in Japan after little risk seen from volcano Nikkei Asian Review
OSAKA -- A Japanese court ruled Tuesday that a nuclear reactor operated by Shikoku Electric Power could restart, clearing the way for it to join the small handful ...
NRA approves extension of tsunami-hit Tokai No. 2 plant, but restart awaits local agreement - The...
TOKYO -- The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has approved the extension of operations at Japan Atomic Power Co.'s Tokai No. 2 Power Station in the.
Needham fire destroys home, spreads into area bog - The Boston Globe
Needham fire destroys home, spreads into area bog The Boston Globe
NEEDHAM — A five-alarm fire destroyed a wood frame home here Saturday afternoon and quickly spread to brush and boggy wetlands behind the property, ...
Kansai cuts power rates as reactors restart - World Nuclear News
Kansai cuts power rates as reactors restart World Nuclear News
Japanese utility Kansai Electric Power Company is to cut its electricity prices for customers by more than 5% on average following the restart of units 3 and 4 of ...
NH crash leaves 18-year-old Quincy man dead - The Boston Globe
NH crash leaves 18-year-old Quincy man dead The Boston Globe
The teen was killed after his car struck a guardrail and flew off the road Friday morning, authorities said.
Horses slow down traffic in Woburn - The Boston Globe
Horses slow down traffic in Woburn The Boston Globe
If you were driving through Woburn Saturday morning, you might have been delayed by a minor vehicle crash and a trio of horses. State Police responded to the ...
Future of Shrinking Japan: Efforts needed to ensure living with foreigners in harmony - The Mainichi
CHIBA -- Japanese and Chinese residents were seen at a rice cake-making event held at a municipal housing complex in the Takahama 1-chome district, part of ...
Tyngsborough police officer injured after being hit by suspect’s car - The Boston Globe
Tyngsborough police officer injured after being hit by suspect’s car The Boston Globe
A Tyngsborough police officer was injured Saturday morning after the vehicle he pulled over on a traffic stop rammed into his police cruiser.
Transit boards have a lot riding on state funding - Lowell Sun
BOSTON -- Local regional transit authorities are joining the fight in pushing for greater funding as state officials continue to work on the 2020 fiscal budget.
6 more weeks of winter, Massachusetts’ official groundhog says - The Boston Globe
6 more weeks of winter, Massachusetts’ official groundhog says The Boston Globe
Stay warm, Massachusetts — we're in for six more weeks of winter, according to the state's official groundhog, Ms. G, who saw her shadow when she emerged ...
Boston’s image of being a racist city called out (again) in ‘SNL’ skit - The Boston Globe
Boston received yet another jab for its complicated history with race during a “Saturday Night Live” sketch this weekend. (Vermont didn't escape unscathed, ...
Toyota Industries charges fuel-cell forklifts with solar hydrogen - Japan Today
Toyota Industries Corp has installed the H2Plaza, which charges fuel-cell (FC) forklifts with hydrogen produced by using solar electricity, at its Takahama Plant in ...
Ancient volcanic ash layer forces review of threat to 3 nuke plants：The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi Sh...
Researchers' discovery of a thick ash layer from an eruption 80,000 years ago has set off a rare review of the impact of a volcanic eruption on three nuclear ...
Japanese utilities ended funding for nuclear fuel reprocessing in 2016, putting MOX program in do...
Utilities that operate nuclear power plants stopped funding the reprocessing of nuclear fuel in fiscal 2016, their financial reports showed Sunday, a step that may ...
WWII aircraft carrier found off the coast of Australia was built in Quincy 90 years ago - The Bos...
The USS Lexington, a World War II aircraft carrier recently discovered about two miles deep in the ocean off the coast of Australia, was built in a Quincy shipyard ...
Seven rescued from sinking boat after collision near Chatham - The Boston Globe
Seven rescued from sinking boat after collision near Chatham The Boston Globe
Seven people were rescued from a sinking boat Saturday morning after it collided with another vessel off the coast of Chatham on Cape Cod, officials said.
Japan Aiming to Take Lead in Nuclear Power Industry - BusinessKorea
Japan Aiming to Take Lead in Nuclear Power Industry BusinessKorea
The Japanese government is trying to increase the number of nuclear engineers working for Japanese companies as the nuclear power industry of Japan is ...
Harwich woman killed after car crashes into utility pole - The Boston Globe
Harwich woman killed after car crashes into utility pole The Boston Globe
A 24-year-old woman was killed in Harwich after her car slid off the road and rammed into a utility pole early Saturday.
Why Japanese Locals Rejoice About a Restart for Nuclear Power Plant - The News Lens 關鍵評論網
Why Japanese Locals Rejoice About a Restart for Nuclear Power Plant The News Lens 關鍵評論網
This is the second nuclear reactor to be restarted at Takahama, and brings up to five the number of reactors restarted across Japan after being shut down ...
Japan's nuclear reboot gathers pace, set to curtail LNG demand - Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's consumption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) is set to fall as the country's nuclear reactors restart, with output from atomic power set for ...
EDITORIAL: Nuclear plant operators must pay price for missing deadline：The Asahi Shimbun - Asahi...
Recent announcements by three electric utilities that they will miss the deadline for taking legally required anti-terrorism measures for their nuclear power plants ...
Japan's nuclear authority using AI to help make closed meetings more transparent - The Mainichi
TOKYO -- The Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has begun to use AI for automated transcriptions of its private meetings that are held with electric u.
Man killed when dump truck, SUV collide near Oso landslide memorial - Seattle Times
A 46-year-old Darrington man was killed after he collided with a dump truck Thursday morning on Highway 530 near the Oso Landslide Memorial, according to ...
MART will use online reservations for van pickups, drop-offs - Sentinel & Enterprise
MART will use online reservations for van pickups, drop-offs Sentinel & Enterprise
BOSTON -- After months of deliberation, the state has announced new grant awards that will go straight toward local transit programs and services that benefit ...
Holliston Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting passenger - The Boston Globe
Holliston Uber driver accused of sexually assaulting passenger The Boston Globe
A 37-year-old Uber driver was arrested Friday night in Holliston after allegedly sexually assaulting one of his passengers and offering to pay her in exchange for ...
Local homeless shelters call on state for more funding - Lowell Sun
BOSTON -- Derek Vaughn had been living on the streets and battling heroin addiction for years when he finally found his way to a Boston shelter in 2017.
Five people arrested for allegedly trying to scam their way through RMV permit tests - The Boston...
Five people have been arrested over the past year for allegedly taking part in separate attempts to scam their way through the Massachusetts Registry of Motor ...
When cows got loose in Andover, the round-up went just fine - The Boston Globe
When cows got loose in Andover, the round-up went just fine The Boston Globe
After a busy Friday afternoon of corralling three reddish-black calves that were found wandering through a forest in Andover, officials announced they had ...
Bill calls for alerts on river sewage spills - Sentinel & Enterprise
Bill calls for alerts on river sewage spills Sentinel & Enterprise
BOSTON -- A combination of old sewage systems and increasingly intense rainfalls has left the Merrimack River filthy.
State Police identify man killed in Holyoke crash - The Boston Globe
State Police identify man killed in Holyoke crash The Boston Globe
Nathan Guevara, 25, of Westfield, was identified Saturday as the victim killed in a roll.
Japan, US renew nuke pact amid Japan plutonium stock concern - USA TODAY
TOKYO – Japan and the U.S. have extended their nuclear pact as Tokyo pledged to work to reduce its plutonium stockpile to address Washington's concern.
Japan Court Allows Nuclear Reactor to Reopen in Boost to Abe’s Energy Push - Bloomberg
A Japanese court paved the way for the nation's ninth nuclear reactor to restart, boosting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's push to bring dozens of plants back online ...
About 200 people protest restarting of Fukui nuclear reactor outside plant - The Mainichi
TAKAHAMA, Fukui -- Approximately 200 people protested outside the gates of Kansai Electric Power Co. (KEPCO)'s Takahama Nuclear Power Plant here on ...
Women dress in gowns, chains to protest child-marriage law - Lowell Sun
BOSTON -- Tammy Monteiro was 16 years old when she was coerced into marriage with a 25-year-old man. She was 17 when she gave birth to her first of eight ...
Reiwa: Ushering in the Era of 'Beautiful Harmony' - The Rafu Shimpo
Reiwa: Ushering in the Era of 'Beautiful Harmony' The Rafu Shimpo
B y TATO TAKAHAMA Special to The Rafu. Crown Prince Naruhito, a 59-year-old baby boomer, was crowned the 126th emperor of Japan and ascended the ...
Firefighters extinguish four-alarm blaze in downtown Salem - The Boston Globe
Firefighters extinguish four-alarm blaze in downtown Salem The Boston Globe
A four-alarm fire burned through a three-floor apartment building in downtown Salem early Saturday morning.
Goldberg calls online lottery a ticket to growth - BU News Service
Goldberg calls online lottery a ticket to growth BU News Service
By Elise Takahama BU News *Service*. BOSTON – The lottery has been a Massachusetts staple for almost 50 years. Now, lawmakers are considering a big ...
Riders hit proposed commuter rail hikes - Sentinel & Enterprise
Riders hit proposed commuter rail hikes Sentinel & Enterprise
BOSTON -- Passengers with first-hand knowledge of the commuter rail system have a lot to say about what steps the MBTA can take to justify what appears to be ...
Smoky blaze in Eastham sends firefighter to hospital - The Boston Globe
Smoky blaze in Eastham sends firefighter to hospital The Boston Globe
A smoky, persistent blaze sent one firefighter to the hospital and forced several residents out of their Eastham home early Sunday morning.
Homeless women offered medical care — plus a haircut, facial, and even a movie - The Boston Globe
A Boston health care program is hoping to provide homeless women with medication, counseling, and medical providers — and haircuts and facials.
Woman killed in West Bridgewater rollover crash - The Boston Globe
Woman killed in West Bridgewater rollover crash The Boston Globe
Ruth Nickerson, 70, was driving north on Route 24 at 8:20 a.m. when she lost control of her 2005 Ford Five Hundred and crashed.
Japan Atomic Power's Tokai reactor receives 20-year extension - Nikkei Asian Review
Japan Atomic Power's Tokai reactor receives 20-year extension Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO -- Japan Atomic Power obtained a long-awaited approval on Wednesday to extend the life of its reactor northeast of Tokyo through November 2038,
Bald eagle in Barnstable euthanized after eating poisoned rat - The Boston Globe
Bald eagle in Barnstable euthanized after eating poisoned rat The Boston Globe
In what could be a first for Massachusetts, a bald eagle had to be euthanized on Cape Cod after it ate a poisoned rat and fell critically ill, state wildlife officials ...
Bill seeks to hold judges - Lowell Sun
Bill seeks to hold judges Lowell Sun
By Elise Takahama Boston University Statehouse Program BOSTON -- Judges in Massachusetts might soon be in for a surprise, as a local legislator is pushing ...
Local cable-access TV stations brace for FCC-proposed funding cuts - Lowell Sun
BOSTON -- Local cable access television stations are growing more and more anxious by the day, following a proposed funding change by the Federal ...
Legislators eye stricter punishment for those who shoot at homes - Lowell Sun
By Elise Takahama Boston University Statehouse Program BOSTON -- Paul Ratha Yem has been living in his Lowell home for 30 years.
A dry but cold weekend for Boston, then another snowstorm - The Boston Globe
A dry but cold weekend for Boston, then another snowstorm The Boston Globe
After a dry weekend, stormy weather is in the forecast for Wednesday, followed by bitterly cold temperatures.
Runners, set your alarms earlier for Tokyo 2020 marathons - TRT World
In a bid to avoid the worst of the Japanese capital's blazing summer, fans, athletes and volunteers will have to get going at the crack of dawn.
Bill tackling head injuries calls for ban on contact before Grade 8 - Sentinel & Enterprise
Bill tackling head injuries calls for ban on contact before Grade 8 Sentinel & Enterprise
BOSTON -- State lawmakers are considering banning tackle football for elementary and middle-school students, citing the danger of serious head injuries, but ...
Tokai 2 cleared for restart - World Nuclear News
Tokai 2 cleared for restart World Nuclear News
27 September 2018. Share. Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) yesterday approved the restart of unit 2 of the Tokai nuclear power plant after ...
Power companies plan big bond issues as Japan restarts reactors - Nikkei Asian Review
Power companies plan big bond issues as Japan restarts reactors Nikkei Asian Review
TOKYO -- Japan's 10 big regional electricity providers are expected to float around 1.7 trillion yen ($15.4 billion) in bonds this fiscal year, the mo.
5.2-magnitude quake strikes off Japan's Wakayama Prefecture, no tsunami warning issued - Xinhua |...
TOKYO, March 13 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.2 struck off the Kii Peninsula close to Wakayama Prefecture in Japan's southwest, ...
Crossing party lines, and drawing fire - Lowell Sun
Crossing party lines, and drawing fire Lowell Sun
BOSTON -- Rep. Dave Nangle was born and raised in Lowell. He's spent his whole life as a proud Democrat. And he's been re-elected to office 11 times -- but ...
Family of Holly Piirainen hosts tip campaign on 25th anniversary of her disappearance - The Bosto...
Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of the disappearance of Holly Piirainen, the 10-year-old Grafton girl who was murdered in Sturbridge in 1993, and her ...
Lowell teen center stage at Statehouse anti-gang event - Lowell Sun
BOSTON -- His family was involved in gang violence. His classmates would bring weapons and drugs to school. His school wasn't supportive. So, when Justice ...
MIT satellite is off to search for planets outside our solar system - The Boston Globe
MIT satellite is off to search for planets outside our solar system The Boston Globe
A new satellite built by MIT researchers will launch Monday evening. Its two-year mission is to look for exoplanets, or planets outside our solar system, ...
‘Please help find me’: Photos of missing Kent woman to hit states’ highways - Seattle Times
Alyssa McLemore is the first missing Native American woman to be featured on semitruck trailers as part of the Washington State Patrol's 14-year-old ...
Transit leaders welcome call for funding hike - BU News Service
Transit leaders welcome call for funding hike BU News Service
By Elise Takahama BU News *Service*. BOSTON – Massachusetts' 15 regional transit authorities need increased funding to enable them to provide reliable, ...
Eastham man reported missing found dead - The Boston Globe
Eastham man reported missing found dead The Boston Globe
A 47-year-old man who was reported missing on Friday was found dead Sunday morning in a wooded area in Eastham.
Cold doesn’t stop crowds from enjoying downtown Christmas tree lighting - The Boston Globe
This is one of my favorite events. It officially kicks off the holiday season,” Mayor Martin J. Walsh said.
Thursday’s potential snowfall is late in the season, but 1977 had it worse - The Boston Globe
Potential Thursday snow showers are on the way, which may seem uncommon mid-April, but it's not quite the latest that the area has seen snowstorms.
TABLE-Japan nuclear reactor operations: Kyushu shuts Sendai No.2 - Reuters Africa
Japan's Kyushu Electric Power Co said it shut the No.2 reactor at the Sendai nuclear plant on Monday for planned maintenance. The reactor is scheduled to ...