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2011-04-11 06:36:00

PRAGUE, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Origami for Japan is organising a worldwide initiative in support of the people of Japan following the recent devastating earthquake and tsunami. Events are being held around the world at which well-wishers will fold a thousand origami paper cranes as a symbol of companionship for those who are suffering. Origami for Japan strongly believes that through mass participation in origami folding events, the initiative will serve both as a memorial...

2010-09-15 16:56:08

First large-scale study to assess how radiation influences risk of multiple cancers It is well known that exposure to radiation has multiple harmful effects "“ including causing cancer "“ but until now, it has been unclear to what extent such exposure increases a person's risk of developing more than one cancer. The first large-scale study of the relationship between radiation dose and risk of multiple cancers among atomic bomb survivors in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan reveals a...

2010-09-14 13:50:00

Music workshops taught by The Young Americans inspire hundreds of Hiroshima's young people. HIROSHIMA, Japan, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Young business men and women from the Junior Chamber of Commerce in Hiroshima, Japan, understand the importance of teaching the next generation about peace. To help commemorate the 65th Anniversary of the Hiroshima bombings, the JC of Hiroshima invited The Young Americans, a California based non-profit performance group, to participate in a...

2010-02-15 13:36:00

ST. LOUIS, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A historic meeting between the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum will take place on March 1, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. CST (UTC/GMT: Tuesday, March 2, 01:00 to 03:00), via a live videoconference/webcast. This event, presented by Webster University (www.webster.edu) and its Holden Public Policy Forum, will be a first-of-its-kind symbolic meeting between President Truman and Hiroshima since the tragic events...

2008-09-17 16:51:15

Hiroshima, Sept. 17 (Jiji Press)--Data Horizon Co. , which provides medical information services, will make its debut on the Tokyo Stock Exchange's Mothers market for startup companies on Friday. The Hiroshima-based company plans to use the proceeds from the initial public offering, estimated at 314 million yen, to repay debts and for research and development. Established in March 1982, Data Horizon mainly offers information on generic drugs directly to users, using data from their...

2008-09-02 18:00:08

Hiroshima, Sept. 2 (Jiji Press)--Lower house speakers from the Group of Eight industrialized nations visited the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Tuesday to pay tribute to the victims of the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing. They have gathered in this western Japan city to discuss peace and disarmament, the seventh summit of G-8 lower house speakers and the first to be hosted by Japan. Joining the talks from the United States is House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who became the highest ranking U.S....

2008-09-02 12:00:08

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Hiroshima, 2 September: Lower house speakers from the Group of Eight major nations agreed Tuesday to adhere to and further enhance the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty as they wrapped up their one- day gathering in Hiroshima. In closing the seventh annual conference, Japanese House of Representatives Speaker Yohei Kono told a press conference, "We agreed to maintain and further strengthen the spirit of the NPT, which is to...

2008-09-02 06:00:08

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Hiroshima, 2 September: Lower house speakers of the Group of Eight countries met Tuesday [2 September] in Hiroshima to discuss issues such as the role of parliament in promoting peace and reducing arms around the world. Participants also discussed decision-making in a bicameral legislature, touching on the situation involving a divided parliament in which each of the two houses is controlled by opposing political groups....

2008-07-07 06:00:19

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Nagasaki, July 7 Kyodo - A monument for 33 Chinese people forced to work in Japanese coal mines during World War II and killed in the wartime atomic bombing of Nagasaki was unveiled Monday in the city. Three members of their families from China attended the unveiling ceremony of the 1.9-meter high monument, completed with public donations, at the Nagasaki Peace Park. Some 1,000 Chinese forced laborers were working at coal...

2008-06-14 06:00:04

By Anonymous AERONAUTICS "In Plane View" contains 56 large-format photographs by Carolyn Russo showcasing the aesthetic quality of some of the National Air and Space Museum's iconic aircraft. With close-up facets, sculptural forms, and lifelike elements, "In Plane View" directs viewers' attention to the often-overlooked simple elegance of aircraft design. Russo exposes the bold textures, shapes, and patterns that characterize diverse flying machines and, with her lens, transforms technology...


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