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2011-06-22 10:07:00

CHICAGO, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) today announced that wholly owned subsidiary Continental Airlines will resume regular service between Guam and Sendai, Japan, subject to government approval, with twice-weekly flights beginning Oct. 2.

2011-03-12 07:00:00

ASHBURN, Va., March 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the massive earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck the Japanese cities of Sendai and Kessenuma causing huge amounts of damage and significant loss of life, VIP Communications, is helping the Japanese community in the US stay in touch with friends and loved ones back home.

2008-09-30 18:01:10

Sendai, Miyagi Pref., Sept. 30 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Gas Co. and two other companies have applied to jointly buy the gas distribution service run by this northeastern Japan city. The team, which also includes Tohoku Electric Power Co. and Japan Petroleum Exploration Co.

2008-08-21 18:00:47

Tokyo, Aug. 21 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo Gas Co. , Tohoku Electric Power Co. and Japan Petroleum Exploration Co. are considering acquiring gas service operations of the city of Sendai, it was learned Thursday.

2008-07-16 18:00:28

Tokyo, July 16 (Jiji Press)--Japan Airlines is considering abolishing flights connecting Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, with Kansai International Airport in Osaka Prefecture and Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, by March 2009, it was learned Wednesday.

2006-08-18 02:22:19

SENDAI, Japan (Reuters) - France have suffered a major blow to their world basketball championship hopes after NBA All Star Tony Parker was ruled out of the tournament on Friday with a freak injury.

2005-08-16 00:24:06

TOKYO (Reuters) - A major earthquake with a magnitude of 7.2 jolted northern Japan on Tuesday, injuring at least 27 people, causing power outages and snarling transportation. Buildings also swayed in Tokyo, about 300 km (190 miles) to the south, when the tremor struck at 11:46 a.m.

2005-08-15 23:54:17

TOKYO (Reuters) - A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 jolted northern Japan on Tuesday, and media reports said some people had been injured. Buildings also swayed in Tokyo, about 300 km (190 miles) to the south, when the tremor struck at 11:46 a.m. (0246 GMT).


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.