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Japan Strengthening Military Despite Lingering Controversies

Japan Strengthening Military Despite Lingering Controversies

Japan is looking to strengthen its military despite some lingering controversies largely stemming from the island nation’s history of aggression during World War II. It invaded numerous nations during that time, and many felt that it was responsible for committing atrocities that amounted to war crimes. To the present day, Japan is accused, by many of these same countries […]

Japan Struck With Typhoon

Japan Struck With Typhoon

  Typhoon Vongfong struck Japan with winds of up to 180 kilometers per hour and massive downpours of rain. The typhoon has already injured at least 35 people after hitting Okinawa and moving on to Kyushu in the southern part of the country. A slow-moving storm, evacuation warnings were able to be issued prior to […]

Japan Facing Multiple Natural Disasters

Japan Facing Multiple Natural Disasters

Japan is facing multiple natural disasters as the country recently experienced the eruption of a volcano and the effects of a massive typhoon. Typhoon Phanfone reportedly hit Okinawa and caused two U.S. airmen and a surfer to go missing near the coast, according to CNN News. This event occurred just after a week when Mount […]

Japan and Volcanic Eruption Predictors

Japan and Volcanic Eruption Predictors

Last Saturday’s volcanic eruption in central Japan gives cause to explore predictors of the natural disaster. While it is impossible to prevent magmatic eruption, scientists have discovered warning signs of volcanic activity. Whether people nearest the recent eruptions were aware of or could detect these signs is unknown. The most recent eruption in Japan does shed […]

Japan Is Beginning to Die

Japan Is Beginning to Die

The country of Japan is leading the way into the possibility of a bleak future as it struggles to deal with an increasing number of elderly who are rapidly beginning to die. With a dropping number of births every year and a growing number of deaths, the country’s population is on-route to begin declining by […]

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