Twelve months after north-eastern Japan was shaken by a 9. The Great East Japan Earthquake and resulting tsunami that tore through the country's north-eastern coastal communities killed almost 16, people and destroyed the lives of thousands more. The double disaster, which in turn triggered a third crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant, may have been a year ago, but for many of those in the worst-affected areas life remains in a state of turmoil. In Miyagi, Iwate and Fukushima prefectures whole communities were wiped out by the ferocious power of the tsunami.
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Central Themes and Key Points. In the s China simultaneously experiences major internal strains and Western imperialist pressure, backed by military might which China cannot match. Japan is able to adapt rapidly to match the power of the West and soon establishes itself as a competitor with the Western powers for colonial rights in Asia. In , Japan challenges and defeats China in a war over influence in Korea, thereby upsetting the traditional international order in East Asia, where China was the supreme power and Japan a tribute-bearing subordinate power. China is at the center of the world economy as Europeans and Americans seek Chinese goods. By the late s, however, the strong Chinese state is experiencing internal strains — particularly, an expanding population that taxes food supply and government control — and these strains lead to rebellions and a weakening of the central government.
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Even though the Bangladesh Football Federation was first founded in Bangladesh's national team debuted in and has yet to qualify for the World Cup final rounds. Bangladesh was one of southern Asia 's leading team in the s. However, as is the case elsewhere on the subcontinent, top-level football in Bangladesh is played somewhere in the shadow of the country's national cricket team.
Mr Robert Weber, 58, was discovered near a dam by a local property owner on Sunday morning after last being seen on Jan 6 leaving a hotel in Kilkivan, about kilometres north of Brisbane. Queensland police said early indications suggested Mr Weber had run into trouble after his car became bogged down on an unfamiliar road. Rescuers earlier suspended an air-and-ground search after failing to find a trace of him despite a week of combing "dense bushland, rivers, dams and steep terrain during wet conditions".