TEPCO Executive Vice President Norio Tsuzumi, apologized to peole who have been evacuated because of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant disaster: ”We are sorry to have caused you too much trouble.”
There are rumors that the elusive CEO of TEPCO, has taken responsibility for the nuclear disaster.
Japan’s disasters just keep hitting everywhere, now printer ink.
Manufactures of printer ink have asked Japanese publishing companies to cut back on printing production because of ink shortage.
Last year there were concerns of ink/toner shortages, now it looks like Japan’s disaster has made that situation worse.
Ink/toner recyclers will probably benefit from this new shortage.
Farnas Aerospace Company, and Iranian Aviation and Space Industries Association, have unveiled an unmanned flying saucer.
The spy flying saucer, called Zohal, is equipped with an auto-pilot system, GPS (Global Positioning System), two separate imaging systems with full HD 10 mega-pixel picture quality, and is able to take and send images simultaneously.
During live NHK broadcast, early today in Japan, they were hit by an aftershock, which caused the anchor to apologize for it.
Today Iran announced that two mild quakes hit in quick succession in southeastern Iran. Iran has several major fault lines running through the country, producing many major quakes.
The worst in recent times hit […] Continue Reading…
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. corporations sold $15.9 million worth of goods to Iran, in January 2011, despite U.S. sanctions.
Iran is under four rounds of UN Security Council sanctions (pushed by the United States), targeting the country’s energy and banking sectors, including a U.S. boycott of gasoline supplies.
Iranian officials say the sanctions […] Continue Reading…
“We have exported a 1,000-ton cargo of gasoline to Afghanistan this (Iranian year), and we are amidst negotiations to export the second and third cargoes to the country,”-Iranian Deputy Oil Minister Alireza Zeiqami
Ironically, Iran’s refined gas industry has gotten a boost from U.S. and European economic sanctions. So much so that Iran is negotiating […] Continue Reading…
Idaho representative Mike Simpson, and senators Jim Risch and Mike Crapo all protested against building a Mosque near 9/11 Ground Zero in New York City.
Yet they all support training Saudi Arabian pilots at Mountain Home, Idaho. Most of the terrorists who hijacked the airliners on September 11, 2001, were from Saudi Arabia (no Iraqis […] Continue Reading…
Australia’s Rio Tinto, the world’s second-biggest iron ore miner, is worried the disaster in Japan will disrupt supplies of mining equipment, tires and other components.
Hitachi Construction, Japan’s No.2 maker of earthmoving equipment, and a big suppler to Rio Tinto, said five plants are closed. Three have partially reopened.
“There are a huge number of little bits of the high-tech food chain which are done nowhere but in Japan. Nobody else has the quality or the consistency, and in some cases the technology to do it.”-Sam Perry, senior investment manager of Pictet Japanese Equity Selection Fund.
Canon Inc has suspended […] Continue Reading…
Sony has announced that it will close 5 more plants, due to a lack of parts. That brings the number of Sony plants affected by the 9.0 quake/tsunami to 14.
Sony officials say they might be forced to move production away from Japan.
“If the shortage of parts and materials supplied to these plants continues, we […] Continue Reading…