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Japan’s Newest Island to Be Marked On Map

Japan’s Newest Island to Be Marked On Map

According to scientists, the new Island which is showing up off the coast of Japan will be soon marked on the map. This revelation has been made by the scientists yesterday, and they claim that this newly formed island will be pointed on the national map.

The reports by certain scientists show that this island is so big as well as prominent that it is likely to show and remain intact in the coming years.

It is also said by the Japan's meteorological agency that this landmark could also be set as a permanent fixture off the nation's coast.

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Periplaneta Japonica: Species of Roaches that Can Survive Freeze

Periplaneta Japonica: Species of Roaches that Can Survive Freeze

Are you aware of a thing that there are thousands of roaches species present across the globe? If not then the news till now would possibly have made you shriek and squirm.

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Largest Fault Slip Ever Recorded Produced Devastating 2011 Japan Tsunami

Largest Fault Slip Ever Recorded Produced Devastating 2011 Japan Tsunami

As per the three studies published today, the destructive 2011 Japan tsunami was produced because of the largest fault slip that has been ever recorded.

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Japanese Submarine Lost During World War II Found

Japanese Submarine Lost During World War II Found

A group of scientists from the University of Hawaii at Manoa has been able to solve one of the biggest mysteries with regard to a Japanese submarine that got lost during World War II.

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Volcano Eruption creates New Islet in Japan

Volcano Eruption creates New Islet in Japan

A tiny new islet has been created in Japan after a dramatic volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean. The news was confirmed by officials on Thursday. It has happened for the first time that the nation has come across such a phenomenon.

Smoke was spotted by the Navy to have engulfed 1,000 kilometers (600 miles) south of Tokyo on Wednesday. Birth of the islet was verified later on by Japan's coastguard around the Ogasawara island chain.

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Japanese Emperor Heads for Bypass Surgery on Saturday

Japanese Emperor Heads for Bypass Surgery on Saturday

While there were lingering fears about the health of Emperor Akihito, it was told that the 78-year-old emperor has been discharged from University of Tokyo Hospital on Sunday. He had undergone detail health examination there and it was found after an electrocardiogram that the narrowing of his arteries has progressed.

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Cosmo Oil Co To Resume Work At Chiba Refinery

Cosmo Oil Co To Resume Work At Chiba Refinery

It has been announced by the Cosmo Oil Co that it will be partially resuming its refining operations at Chiba refinery plant. The work at the plant would begin from Thursday. The operation is being resumed with the aim of producing fuel oil for the power utilities.

Since the earthquake of March 11, it is for the first time when resumption of Chiba refinery has taken place. It has been informed that because of the earthquake, fire broke in at the refinery and the refinery was closed down.

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Japan Media Questions Containment of Nuclear Mishap

Japan Media Questions Containment of Nuclear Mishap

Japanese media on Saturday bubbled with qualms regarding a declaration made recently by the Government. As per the Government’s proclamation, the worst nuclear accident ever happened in the world during the last two decades or so had been covered by Fukushima Daiichi, the tsunami-struck plant under situation of a severely cold shutdown.

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Nintendo Unveils Its Successor Wii U

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Following a patchy sale volume, Japanese gaming giant, Nintendo Co., has finally unwrapped its next offing in the name of Wii U at the E3 game conference. Featuring a touch screen and camera on a tablet-like controller, Nintendo’s successor is expected to be shipped between April and the end of 2012.

Though the new controller won’t be easy to understand in the first go, Nintendo President, Satoru Iwata, claimed that the new offering would gather immense popularity among people who want to navigate through online libraries of movies and other forms of entertainment.

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Disturbances in South African Markets

Disturbances in South African Markets

It has been revealed that the coal exports from South Africa, from the Richards Bay Coal Terminal have fallen to 3.57 million tonnes as of in this month. It was about 4.8 million last month, as listed by the data in RBCT.

The drop that has been seen in the recent past is due to the economic disturbances all over the nation. There have been a few concerns raised on the matter of the ability of the firm to raise exports above the limit of 63.43 million tonnes that it had exported last year.

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