Will Japan’s haven status hold up amid North Korean tensions?

“At the time of [Japan’s] earthquake [and subsequent tsunami] in 2011, the yen rallied against almost everything else. This kind of repatriation is typical, so there’s a precedent here despite the geographical closeness [to North Korea] and the fact ... ( read original story ...)

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Can these giant deep-water fish predict earthquakes?

In the days leading up the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami that devastated Japan, around 20 of the fish purportedly washed ashore. Dozens were discovered by Japanese fishermen around the time a powerful 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck Chile in March 2010. ( read original story ...)

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