Myanmar donates 1.98 million yen to earthquake victims in Japan

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

TOKYO- (PanOrient News) Myanmar’s Ambassador to Japan has handed over a contribution of 1.98 million yen to the Mayor of Nanao in Ishikawa Prefecture for those affected by the devastating earthquake that struck Japan’s northern coast on New Year’s Day.

The 7.6 magnitude quake in Ishikawa Prefecture left more than 200 people dead, injured many more and left thousands homeless. Myanmar nationals living in the quake-affected area had to take refuge in rescue centers.

The donation cam...

Parisians protest against the vaccination policies

Sunday, August 22, 2021

By Nada Azhari

PanOrient News- PARIS: Thousands of demonstrators marched without a mask throughout France on Saturday against the government’s vaccination policy.

It is the sixth Saturday of such protests since President Emmanuel Macron’s announcement on July 12 establishing vaccination controls for cafes, restaurants, cinemas, museums, trains and other public establishments.

He also said caregivers should be obliged to take vaccinations and declared that PCR tests would no ...

Strong earthquake sways building in northern Japan, Tokyo

Saturday, May 1, 2021

PanOrient News

TOKYO: A strong earthquake struck northern Japan on Saturday, swaying buildings as far south as Tokyo but there was no risk of a tsunami.

The Japan Metrological Agency said the magnitude of the temblor was 6.6 at its epicenter in the Pacific Ocean just off the east coast of Japan. The quake struck at a depth of 60 kilometers.

National broadcaster NHK showed building shaking strongly in Miyagi Prefecture, which was hit hard in the 9.0 quake that damaged much of the regio...