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    Disastrous Earthquake In Japan: What Do We Learn From It?

    Today, marked the first anniversary of the greatest disaster mankind had known which hit East Japan. For a minute, Japan fell silent to remember the 19,000 people who were killed in tsunami following the magnitude 9 earthquake. Japan Ambassador to the Philippines Toshinao Urabe said a year after the disaster, normal life is back in Japan except for very limited areas. “Japan is open for business, tourism and study. Japan has gone through crisis, survived and improved ourselves. This time it is better. We know that we are not alone,” Urabe said. “Of course, after such a disaster the road ahead is still hard and long. It is Japan’s responsibility…