Japan Mauritius

Disasters in Japan show flaws in just-in-time production

Just over a week after the massive earthquake hit the sprawling Texas Instruments chip plant here, a gardener is reworking the Japanese garden in an inner courtyard of the office tower attached to the plant.

24 Mar 2011, business.mega.mu

Shutdown of Japanese plants won’t affect Mauritius car market right now

Nissan is one of the Japanese automakers that has decided to temporarily close down several of its manufacturing facilities in Japan, announced Michel Ng, ABC Motors marketing director. The aim is to help conserve electricity and reduce pressure on domestic consumption in Japan. “This situation, however, should not have any immediate effect on our business”, he said.

18 Mar 2011, motors.mega.mu

Japan helps children of Mauritius

The Association de Parents d’Enfants Inadaptes de Maurice (APEIM) has renovated and improved both its Port Louis school and the Trianon workshop thanks to the Japanese government which provided Rs2.5... Read more »

17 Mar 2011, KotZot

Nissan, Toyota face no setback

Nissan is one of the Japanese manufacturers that has decided to temporarily close down several of its manufacturing facilities in Japan, announced Michel Ng, ABC Motors marketing director. The aim is to help conserve electricity and reduce pressure on domestic consumption in Japan. “This situation, however, should not have any immediate effect on our business [...]

16 Mar 2011, The Independent Daily

Petrol price passed Rs 50

Diesel rose to Rs 43.50

15 Mar 2011, business.mega.mu

Tsunami devastates Japan 65 years after the US American nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

A destructive act of nature, often described as an act of God, is not very much different from a destructive act of Man. While the populations of the world offer... Read more »

13 Mar 2011, KotZot

Explosion at Japanese nuclear station following quake

Radiation levels inside the plant had increased 1000 times above the norm

12 Mar 2011, business.mega.mu

Sony, Toyota among Japanese companies closing factories after earthquake

Companies including Sony Corp. And Toyota Motor Corp. halted output at plants after an 8.9- magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Japan, damaging production facilities and causing power outages.

11 Mar 2011, business.mega.mu

Is the Japanese earthquake the latest natural disaster to have been caused by a ‘supermoon’?

The powerful tsunami that today slammed into Japan’s eastern coast comes just two days after warnings that the movement of the moon could trigger unpredictable events on Earth. Astrologers predicted... Read more »

11 Mar 2011, KotZot

Tsunami hits Japan after massive earthquake: warnings across Pacific

An earthquake measuring 8.9 struck off the northeast coast of Japan on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital Tokyo, causing “many injuries”, major tsunami damage and at least one fire.... Read more »

11 Mar 2011, KotZot