[Japan after Quake] Headline Round-up : Feb. 20 – 26



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[Feb. 20] Photo exhibition of babies born on 3.11 begins.


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[Feb. 21] Japan clears up only 5% of tsunami rubble.


Japan has cleared up just five per cent of the rubble left by last year’s earthquake and tsunami, the government said, amid fears it has been contaminated following the Fukushima nuclear accident.


[Feb. 22] Photos restored after Japan tsunami to return home.


Thousands of photos have been retrieved during clean-up operations following last year’s tsunami in Japan.


[Feb. 23] ‘Miracle’ pine tree that survived Japan tsunami is dying.


“We didn’t have any hope at the time. So even having one survive really was like having a beam of light shining through the darkness,” said 47-year-old Seiko Handa.


[Feb. 24] New technology can remove 99.9 percent of radioactive cesium in soil.


Taiheiyo Cement Corp. and the National Agricultural Research Center in Tsukuba, Ibaraki Prefecture, devised the groundbreaking technique to drastically cut cesium in contaminated soil.


[Feb. 25] Japanese Art Shifts in Response to Tsunami Disaster.


The so-called “Post-3/11” movement has taken its inspiration from images of tsunami-ravaged townships and grief-stricken victims in the aftermath of the the worst tragedy to hit the nation since World War II.


[Feb. 26] Violin partially made of tsunami driftwood to tour the world in musical ‘relay’.


A single violin, partially made of driftwood from disaster-stricken areas following the March 11 tsunami, will be played by 1,000 world renowned violinists in a series of “musical relay” concerts held around the globe.


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