Under Extreme Stress: Japan's Dignity and Grace

May 2011
Forbes Asia;May2011, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p16
In this article, the author discusses the impact of March 11, 2011 earthquake and the tsunami that hit the coast at Sendai in Japan, and also discusses the courage shown by the people of Japan during a catastrophe of such magnitude. The author says that this disaster will severely impact the rest of Asia and the global economy for years because Japan is the world's third-largest economy. It has been estimated by Japan's economy minister that the economic damage could run to 248 billion dollars.


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