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  • The French embassy in Japan held a dinner party with Fukushima food
    According to the French embassy in Japan, they held Fukushima food dinner party on 6/17/2016. Fukushima governor. Uchibori, Minister for Reconstruction. Takagi, and a French singer. Charles Aznavour were invited by the The post The French embassy in Japan held a dinner party with Fukushima food appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Japanese demographic statistics largely differ from census result
    The population statistics of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications show Japanese census result is largely different from demographic and migration data. It is the statistics titled “Time series of population The post Japanese demographic statistics largely differ from census result appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Over double density of Cesium-134/137 as safety limit detected from served school lunch in Utsunomiya city
    Photo ; Bamboo shoot [wikipedia]   According to Utsunomiya city government, they detected over double density of Cs-134/137 as safety level from school lunch after serving it to the students The post Over double density of Cesium-134/137 as safety limit detected from served school lunch in Utsunomiya city appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • M5.0 hit southern part of Ibaraki prefecture
    According to JMA (Japan Meteorological Agency), a major quake occurred in Southern part of Ibaraki prefecture at 7:54 of 6/12/2016 (JST). Magnitude was 5.0. The maximum seismic intensity was 4. The post M5.0 hit southern part of Ibaraki prefecture appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Tepco admits they concealed the fact of meltdown
    On 5/30/2016, a director of Tepco, Anegawa admitted that Tepco concealed the fact of meltdown in 311. He stated that in the press conference of that day. He says it was The post Tepco admits they concealed the fact of meltdown appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Tepco to inject cement instead of frozen water wall
    Related to this article.. Underground temperature never go down regardless of frozen wall beside common fuel pool [URL]   On 6/2/2016, Tepco reported to NRA (Nuclear Regulation Authority) that they need The post Tepco to inject cement instead of frozen water wall appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Decontamination worker’s dead body found full of scars
    According to Fukushima prefecture police, a decontamination worker’s dead body was found in the company area that he was working for on 5/16/2016. The body is assumed to be the The post Decontamination worker’s dead body found full of scars appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Ministry of the environment to decide to reuse contaminated soil for road and coastal levee nationwide
    Following up this article.. Ministry of the Environment plans to recycle 90 percent of contaminated soil in Fukushima but no technology [URL]   On 6/7/2016, the experts study group of MOE The post Ministry of the environment to decide to reuse contaminated soil for road and coastal levee nationwide appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Tepco to suspend decommissioning works at Fukushima plant during G7 Summit
    Tepco announced they are going to suspend the decommissioning works at Fukushima plant during G7 summit. Tepco states it is to minimize the risk but it proves that the entire The post Tepco to suspend decommissioning works at Fukushima plant during G7 Summit appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Radioactive material from Fukushima plant coming back to Japan in the Pacific
    Prof. Aoyama from Institute of Environmental Radioactivity of Fukushima University reported that the radioactive material discharged from Fukushima plant circulated in the Pacific to come back to Japan offshore. He The post Radioactive material from Fukushima plant coming back to Japan in the Pacific appeared first on Fukushima Diary.
  • Jim Sinclair-Next Crash Will Look Like Mad Max
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Renowned gold and financial expert Jim Sinclair says recent dire predictions from Wall Street icons are more than a warning. They are telegraphing their trading positions.  Sinclair explains, “They are preparing for what they believe.  They talk their own positions.  So, it’s more than a warning.  They […]
  • Dems Disarm America in Face of Terror, Economy Bad to Worse, Trump Fights MSM
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 242, 6.17.16) There is no wonder why Democrats want to talk about gun control. The Islamic terror is increasing, and the Democrats provide lip service.  Now, the Democrats want to disarm America in the face of rising violence from radical Islam.  The Obama Administration would like you to believe that […]Related Posts:Mi […]
  • All Signs Point to Big Financial Crash in 2016-Bill Holter
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com  Financial writer Bill Holter says there are many signs that are signaling big trouble. Holter’s list starts with the troubled banking giant Deutsche Bank and says it is his top candidate for the next Lehman style financial meltdown.  Holter explains, “It would make sense that they are the candidate because, as […]Related Pos […]
  • Right Now It’s About Keeping the Whole System from Collapsing-Andy Hoffman
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday release) Financial writer Andy Hoffman says the real endgame is upon us, and big money people like “Bond King” Bill Gross know it. Hoffman explains, “He has said some pretty alarming things that are pretty well in line with what all the other ‘big money,’ . . . people […]Related Posts:World Economy Has Never Bee […]
  • Reporting on Trump Continues to be Unfair, Economy Getting Worse and South China Sea War Drums
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 241 6.10.16) The mainstream media (MSM) continues to largely ignore the ongoing FBI investigation and not ask Clinton about it. Here’s a question that is fair.  Will Ms. Clinton step down if she is indicted?  The MSM doesn’t even bring up the point and is waiting for Clinton to hold […]Related Posts:Global War Tensions R […]
  • Dire Financial Warnings and Debt Jubilee-David Morgan
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Finance and economy writer David Morgan says there has been a noticeable increase in dire warnings from some of the biggest names in the investing world. Why are the elite sounding the alarm on another financial meltdown?  Morgan says, “One reason is they see it’s rather imminent . . . so, […]Related Posts:Retail Silver Marke […]
  • Dow 5,000-Big One Starts in 2017-Charles Nenner
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday release) Charles Nenner, renowned financial and geopolitical analyst, says a major top in the stock market has been made, and it’s downhill from here. Nenner explains, “I still think big up moves should be used to sell equities.  We are going slowly to a major sell-off.  I still look for […]Related Posts:War Cyc […]
  • Reporting on Trump Continues to be Unfair, Economy Getting Worse and South China Sea War Drums
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (6.3.16 WNW 240) It was trash Trump week as far as the mainstream media (MSM) is concerned. It covered the Trump University lawsuit wall to wall but not a peep about the ongoing criminal investigation on Hillary Clinton and her unprotected private server. One of the big stories ignored this week […]Related Posts:Global War Te […]
  • Housing Market Hyper-Bubble-Fabian Calvo
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Real estate expert Fabian Calvo says cheap money flooding into the housing market means we are nearing the end of the road for the current housing boom. Calvo explains, “What they have come up with now, through the Obama Administration and many other projects, is they have these down payment assistance […]Related Posts:Bond B […]
  • No Stopping Mother of all Collapses-Gregory Mannarino
    By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com   (Early Sunday Release) Trader/analyst Gregory Mannarino says you better be protecting yourself for what is coming in the financial markets. Mannarino explains, “It’s just a matter of time.  Who knows when this actually rolls over–days, hours, months, who knows? . . . . There is no stopping it. All they are […]Related Posts: […]
  • The World Is Headed For Another Terrifying Collapse But Here’s The Scary Part
    With major markets all over the globe on the move, today James Turk not only told King World News that the world is headed for another terrifying collapse, and discussed the scary part regarding why it will be even worse this time around. The post The World Is Headed For Another Terrifying Collapse But Here’s The Scary Part appeared first on King World News.
  • Forget The Pullback – Here’s The Jaw-Dropping Roadmap To $10,000 Gold And $500 Silver
    On the heels of continued volatility in the 2016 trading year, today the man who has become legendary for his predictions on QE, historic moves in currencies, and major global events, laid out the jaw-dropping road to $10,000 gold and $500 silver. The post Forget The Pullback – Here’s The Jaw-Dropping Roadmap To $10,000 Gold And $500 Silver appeared first on […]
  • Egon von Greyerz: Broadcast Interview – Available Now
    Egon von Greyerz (EvG): Founder and Managing Partner of Matterhorn Asset Management AG & GoldSwitzerland - EvG forecasted the current economic problems over 12 years ago. In 2002 (gold $300/ oz.) MAM recommended to its investors to put 50% of their investment assets into physical gold stored outside the banking system… The post Egon von Greyerz: Broadcas […]
  • Egon von Greyerz
    Egon von Greyerz (EvG): Founder and Managing Partner of Matterhorn Asset Management AG & GoldSwitzerland - EvG forecasted the current economic problems over 12 years ago. In 2002 (gold $300/ oz.) MAM recommended to its investors to put 50% of their investment assets into physical gold stored outside the banking system… The post Egon von Greyerz appeared […]
  • ALERT: China Now Stockpiling Massive Amounts Of Silver As Well As Gold!
    With gold and silver surging on Friday, and the West's desperate and massive money printing schemes as a backdrop, China is not only hoarding thousands of tonnes of gold, China is also now stockpiling massive amounts of silver. The post ALERT: China Now Stockpiling Massive Amounts Of Silver As Well As Gold! appeared first on King World News.
  • No. 815: May 2016 Housing Starts, Economic Review
    (SGS Subscription required) • Housing Starts Continued to Hold in Smoothed, Low-Level Stagnation, Never Having Recovered Pre-Recession Highs • May 2016 Economic Detail Generally Was Bleak • Unfolding Recession Should Become Increasingly Obvious in the Month Ahead; Recognition Should Follow the July 29th GDP Benchmark Revisions […]
  • No. 814: May 2016 Consumer Price Index, Real Retail Sales and Earnings, FOMC
    (SGS Subscription required) • Watch Out for Heavy U.S. Dollar Selling, as the U.S. Economy Continues to Sink and the FOMC Continues to Balk • May 2016 Annual Inflation Softened Across the Board: CPI-U at 1.0%, CPI-W at 0.7%, ShadowStats at 8.7% • Headline Monthly CPI-U Rose by 0.22% Adjusted, 0.41% Unadjusted • Real Retail Sales Continued an Intense Recessio […]
  • No. 813: May 2016 Industrial Production, Producer Price Index
    (SGS Subscription required) • Deepening Recession • Second-Quarter 2016 Industrial Production Continued to Sink, Quarter-to-Quarter and Year-to-Year • Outside of Recession, a Third Consecutive Quarter of Annual Contraction Is Unprecedented in the 97-Year History of the Production Series • Never Recovering Its Pre-Recession High, the Manufacturing Sector Was […]
  • No. 812: May 2016 Nominal Retail Sales
    (SGS Subscription required) • Statistically-Insignificant, and Due Largely to Rising Inflation, May Nominal Retail Sales Gained 0.45% • Inflation-Adjusted Real Retail Sales Likely Will Be Flat for the Month, with Real Annual Sales Growth Still Generating an Intense Recession Signal […]
  • No. 811: General Outlook, Underlying Economic Reality
    (SGS Subscription required) • Faltering Anew, Broad Business Activity Remains in Non-Recovery • Pending Weaker Economic Data Should Hit the Dollar Hard • Despite Central Bank Pummeling of the Gold Price, Gold Holds Its Own versus Central-Bank-Propped Stock Markets • Underlying Consumer Conditions Remain Heavily Stressed […]
  • Commentaries News
    The next regular Commentary, scheduled for Friday, June 24th, will cover May New Orders for Durable Goods and New- and Existing-Home Sales, along updated private indicators of current domestic economic activity.
  • PUBLIC COMMENTARY ON UNEMPLOYMENT MEASUREMENT
    • The material contained in this Public Commentary largely was excerpted from Regular Commentary No. 810 of June 5, 2016.
  • No. 810: Labor Conditions, M3, Trade Deficit and Revisions, Construction Spending
    (SGS Subscription required) • As Happy Economic Data Evaporate, Chances for an FOMC Rate Hike and Perpetual Fed Propping of the Dollar and Stocks Will Diminish • Net of Downside Revisions to April, May Payrolls fell by 50,000 (-50,000), by More than the 35,000 Striking Telecommunication Workers; Full-Time Employment Dropped by 59,000 (-59,000) • May 2016 Une […]
  • No. 809: Revised First-Quarter Gross Domestic Product and Initial Gross National Product
    (SGS Subscription required) • U.S. Economy Contracted in First-Quarter 2016 • First-Quarter Gross National Product (GNP) Declined by 0.21% (-0.21%) • Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Growth Revised to 0.84% from 0.54% • GNP Is the Broadest Measure of U.S. Economic Activity, but like Other Net-Debtor Nations, the United States Prefers to Tout Its Headline GDP • J […]
  • No. 808: April Durable Goods Orders, Home Sales, Household Income
    (SGS Subscription required) • Downwardly-Benchmarked Durable Goods Orders Remained in Smoothed, Low-Level, Stagnant Non-Recovery, Both With and Without Commercial Aircraft Orders • Headline Jump in April New Orders Was Due Primarily to a 64.9% Surge in Irregular, Long-Term Commercial Aircraft Orders • Despite a Nonsensical 16.6% Monthly Surge in New-Home Sal […]

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  • When Will Erdogan Step Down?
    Just a short while ago Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was bragging that he would step down if his connections to ISIS (Islamic State) were proven. Since that moment, numerous media sources across the globe published an extensive amount of evidence showing Erdogan’s kee-deep connections in supporting the notorious terrorist organization tearing Syria apart. […]
  • Asia: US “Pivot” Turns to Panic
    US foreign policy in Asia Pacific has centered around the so-called “Pivot to Asia,” initially rolled out as an alleged means for the US to strengthen ties with Asia, but was incrementally revealed as the latest leg in a decades-long attempt to encircle and contain China by overrunning the socioeconomic and political sovereignty of its neighbors, thus […]
  • Libyans are killing ISIS now, instead of each other
    “I am not going to leave this land. I will die as a martyr at the end. I shall remain, defiant. Muammar is Leader of the Revolution until the end of time.” – Muammar al-Gaddafi, address to the nation (22 February 2011) This past month has seen a strange turn of events that no one […]
  • Negotiations on an Intra-Yemeni Settlement on the Brink of Collapse
    When the Arab, or more appropriately, the Arab coalition led by Saudi Arabia, which is keen on suppressing the power of the Shiite-Houthi rebels supported by Iran and allied militias of the former President Ali Abdallah Saleh, deployed its troops into Yemen for the first time, it never imagined that it would be entangled in […]
  • The US State Department is Awaiting Hillary’s Reign
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    Recent developments on Turkey’s political scene have all but reinforced the impression that the ruling Justice and Development Party (or AKP) is nothing but a willing handmaiden to the figure of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who ambition apparently knows no bounds. On 1 November 2015 Turkey’s electorate gave the ruling AKP a huge vote of confidence. […]
  • US Political Prisoner Update
    In a recent US government human rights report, the US voiced sharp criticism of China’s treatment of human rights lawyers and dissidents. “The crackdown on the legal community was particularly severe, as individual lawyers and law firms that handled cases the government deemed ‘sensitive’ were targeted for harassment and detention,” the report stated.The rep […]
  • The EU is Going Nowhere While There’s No Answer to the Migrant Crisis
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  • Narendra Modi’s American Visit and its Results
    A visit by the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, to the USA on June 6-8, 2016 demonstrated a process of bilateral convergence, which covered all aspects of interstate relations, including defence. This process was initiated by Bill Clinton, who visited Deli in 2000 at the end of his second presidential term. This visit was […]
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Japan says some tsunami reconstruction funds going to whaling

Tokyo (CNN) — The Japanese government has affirmed that $29 million from its budget for post-earthquake and tsunami reconstruction is going toward extra security measures for the country’s whaling fleet, angering environmental activists like Greenpeace.

The whaling industry is “siphoning money away from the victims of the March 11 triple disaster, at a time when they need it most,” Junichi Sato, executive director of Greenpeace Japan, said this week, referring to the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis that struck Japan in March.

But Tatsuya Nakaoku, an official from the Japanese Fisheries Agency, said Thursday he funds would help “support the reconstruction of a whaling town and nearby area,” which was devastated by the natural disasters.

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