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2011-04-06 02:00:00

HIMEJI, Japan, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- We at the Showa Group would like to inform you about the effects that the recent tragic events in Japan have had on our company. We understand that there have been questions raised about this recently and below you will find in detail the answers to some of the most common ones. We also would like to thank you for your continued support and concern for our well-being. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110406/447899 ) 1....

2011-04-05 15:10:00

BEIJING, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- HiSoft Technology International Limited ("HiSoft" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: HSFT), a leading China-based provider of outsourced information technology and research and development services headquartered in Dalian, China, today announced the estimated impact on its business and results of operations from the Japan earthquake and tsunami that struck the northeastern coast of Japan on March 11, 2011. The Company also announced it will...

2011-04-05 00:00:29

Joseph Federico, Vice President of NJMET in Clifton, NJ, has announced that NJMET's 2011 corporate sponsorship of the American Red Cross has been expanded to support efforts to relieve suffering following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in the north of Japan. Clifton, NJ (Vocus/PRWEB) April 04, 2011 Joseph Federico, Vice President of NJMET in Clifton, NJ, has announced that NJMET's 2011 corporate sponsorship of the American Red Cross has been expanded to support efforts to relieve...

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2011-04-01 07:00:00

Google Inc. announced Thursday that volunteers from around the globe are using the search giant's mapping service to help it map out the world, which includes previously inaccessible areas. The citizen cartographers from various areas around the world travel to remote places to map out the areas before uploading their work to Google Map Maker, the Internet search company said at a conference in Singapore. Google Map Maker allows users to add or edit features, such as roads, businesses,...

2011-04-01 00:08:23

The earthquake and tsunami catastrophe has impacted more than human life. Those without voices, the animals, have been displaced also by this disaster. Animal Advertising Center, a newly formed advertising platform that connects buyers and sellers of animals and animal-related products, is on the brink of their official launch but couldn't wait for earnings to start to take action to help the animals in Japan. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 After reading a CNN news report Sunday,...

2011-03-29 15:00:00

Money will go to assist Japanese Red Cross and other relief and recovery efforts WASHINGTON, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced that the public has generously donated $120.5 million to help the people of Japan following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The announcement was made Tuesday at a press conference at the Japanese embassy with Japan's Ambassador to the United States Ichiro Fujisaki and American Red Cross Chairman Bonnie...

2011-03-26 00:00:30

Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are processing satellite imagery of regions in Japan affected by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated sections of the country's east coast on March 11. (Vocus/PRWEB) March 24, 2011 Japan needs maps. Not just any kind"”detailed informational maps georegistered with latitude and longitude and annotated with simple, self-evident details: this bridge is out, this port is damaged, this farm field is scoured; this one is...

2011-03-25 11:04:00

NEW YORK, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In partnership with the Mission and Social Justice of The Riverside Church, the Interfaith Center of NY and the Universal Peace Initiative, The Riverside Church will host an Interfaith Time of Reflection for Japan on Sunday, March 27. The event will feature prayer and reflection by interfaith leaders, Japanese survivors and speakers from the area damaged by the earthquake and tsunami, as well as performances by Japanese musicians. Hosted by Rev. TK...

2011-03-25 09:47:00

LAKE MARY, Fla., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "We are all compelled to respond to this tragedy of historic proportions," said Koji Hasegawa, President and CEO of Mitsubishi Power Systems Americas, Inc. (MPSA). Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and its group companies are donating 500 million Yen (about $6.2 million U.S. Dollars) to assist humanitarian efforts now underway aiding thousands of Japanese earthquake and tsunami victims. MPSA is supporting that initiative by donating...

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2011-03-25 08:01:36

Geospatial information maps created for Fukushima, Hachinohe and Kesennuma Japan needs maps. Not just any kind"”detailed informational maps georegistered with latitude and longitude and annotated with simple, self-evident details: this bridge is out, this port is damaged, this farm field is scoured; this one is verdant. Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are processing satellite imagery of regions in Japan affected by the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that...


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