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E-Money Trends

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http://www.vrl-financial-news.com/cards--payments/cards-international/issues/ci-2011/ci-469-470/prepaid-in-japan-a-%E2%80%98clicks-an.aspx

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E-Money Trends

Contactless e-money comes in the form of Paypal, Bitcoin, and related forms of currency.  We can see a rise of over double the use of contactless e-money when compared to contactless credit. ... Read more about E-Money Trends

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Damage after tsunami in Japan, March 12/2011

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http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/03/13/world/asia/satellite-photos-japan-before-and-after-tsunami.html

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Damage after tsunami in Japan, March 12/2011

The damage caused by the tsunami in Japan in March 2011. It’s very impressive the number of destroyed buildings. And how powerful a tsunami can be. Around 16,000 people got killed and more than 110,000 buildings got totally destroyed.   ... Read more about Damage after tsunami in Japan, March 12/2011

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Fukushima reactor shows radiation levels much higher than thought

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Damage from disaster so severe that clean-up expected to take decades, according to latest examination of nuclear plant

One of Japan's crippled nuclear reactors still has fatally high radiation levels and much less water to cool it than officials estimated, according to an internal examination that renews doubts about the plant's stability. ... Read more about Fukushima reactor shows radiation levels much higher than thought

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Fukushima radiation alarms doctors

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Scientists and doctors are calling for a new national policy in Japan that mandates the testing of food, soil, water, and the air for radioactivity still being emitted from Fukushima's heavily damaged Daiichi nuclear power plant.

 

"How much radioactive materials have been released from the plant?" asked Dr Tatsuhiko Kodama, a professor at the Research Centre for Advanced Science and Technology and Director of the University of Tokyo's Radioisotope Centre, in a July 27 speech to the Committee of Health, Labour and Welfare at Japan's House of Representatives.

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