Blog Posts - Great East Japan Earthquake



Earthquake-Hit Joban Line Section Reopens

JR常磐線・相馬―浜吉田間運行再開The Joban Line is a Japan Rail East railway that runs about 350 km from Tokyo through four prefectures: Chiba, Ibaraki, Fukushima and Miyagi up the east coast of Honshu to Sendai. Train services on the J...
by Japan Visitor on Dec 18, 2016

Japan's Special Tax for Reconstruction Winners and Losers

復興特別税I just paid my taxes on last year's income. They included a surcharge of 2.1% of my income tax, called the Special Income Tax for Reconstruction. In the case of companies as taxpayers, there was a similar Special Corporate Tax for Reco...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 16, 2015

Special Income Tax for Reconstruction Winners and Losers

復興特別税I just paid my taxes on last year's income. They included a surcharge of 2.1% of my income tax, called the Special Income Tax for Reconstruction. In the case of companies as taxpayers, there was a similar Special Corporate Tax for Reco...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 16, 2015

Special Income Tax for Reconstruction Winners and Losers

特別特別税I just paid my taxes on last year's income. They included a surcharge of 2.1% of my income tax, called the Special Income Tax for Reconstruction. (In the case of companies as taxpayers, there is a similar Special Corporate Tax for Reco...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 16, 2015

Special Income Tax for Reconstruction—Wiinners and Losers

特別特別税I just paid my taxes on last year's income. They included a surcharge of 2.1% of my income tax, called the Special Income Tax for Reconstruction. (In the case of companies as taxpayers, there is a similar Special Corporate Tax for Reco...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 16, 2015

4th Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake

東北地方太平洋沖地震The Great East Japan Earthquake struck four years ago today. The social, economic and political aftershocks of the huge quake, the subsequent tsunami and consequent meltdown of the Tokyo Electric Power Company ...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 11, 2015

Anti-Nuclear Tent Hiroba in Tokyo

テント広場 東京You'd be forgiven for thinking it was a homeless person's hut at first glance. But its size, and a quick scan of the banners hanging all over it, mark it as something a little different.Tent Hiroba, just across from the hea...
by Japan Visitor on Nov 18, 2014

3rd Anniversary of the Great East Japan Earthquake

東北地方太平洋沖地震The Great East Japan Earthquake struck three years ago today. The quake entailed not only the cataclysmic physical destruction caused mainly by the tsunami that scoured a section of the north-east coastline of Honshu, bu...
by Japan Visitor on Mar 11, 2014


Trending Topics

Close