Posted May 21, It's been mistaken for a theme park, attracts thousands of tourists every year and even has its own TripAdvisor page. This is actually the Maishima Incineration Plant, where tonnes of rubbish is hauled in from around Osaka and burnt every day. It's a critical piece of infrastructure for managing the waste produced by the 2.
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Updated September 05, High winds and heavy rain have whipped the Japanese cities of Kobe and Osaka and surrounding areas, as a powerful typhoon made landfall, reportedly killing at least eight people and injuring more than Typhoon Jebi passed north yesterday across a swath of Japan's main island of Honshu towards the Sea of Japan. The storm had sustained winds of kilometres per hour, with gusts to kilometres per hour, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. As the typhoon made landfall, a year-old man was found dead under a collapsed warehouse, and a man in his 70s fell from the roof of a house and died, NHK public television reported.
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Almost forgotten in the haze of events that followed Nagasaki and Hiroshima, the summer of witnessed an intense public debate over how best to end the war against Japan. Weary of fighting, the American people were determined to defeat the imperial power that had so viciously attacked them in December , but they were uncertain of the best means to accomplish this goal. Certain of victory -- the "inevitable triumph" promised by Franklin Roosevelt immediately after Pearl Harbor -- Americans became increasingly concerned about the human cost of defeating Japan. Particularly after the brutal Iwo Jima and Okinawa campaigns, syndicated columnists, newspaper editorialists, radio commentators, and others questioned the necessity of invasion.
The mayors of San Francisco and Osaka are battling over whether to maintain their "sister city" relationship after a fallout over a "comfort women" statue. Mayor Hirofumi Yoshimura of Osaka, Japan, sent a letter to Mayor London Breed this week that told her of his intention to end formal ties between the cities because of the Comfort Women Memorial statue in San Francisco. The statue depicts three females, ages 12 to 20, atop a steel base with an older woman, Kim Hak-sun, the human rights activist, standing to the side. It symbolizes women who were forced into sex slavery at brothels for the Japanese military during World War II. In its inscription, it reads: "This monument bears witness to the suffering of hundreds of thousands of women and girls euphemistically called 'comfort women,' who were sexually enslaved by the Japanese Imperial armed forces in 13 Asian-Pacific countries from to