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Japans Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011

Japans Earthquake and Tsunami in 2011Sang Eun ChoiEnglish 403_02Spring 2013The Earthquake and Tsunami

The Earthquake and Tsunami (continued)

The Earthquake and Tsunami (continued)

ResearchingUsed the ProQuest Newspapers as a databaseKeywords used: Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, Tohoku Japan, Tohoku nuclear power stationTimes range: 2011-03-11 ~ 2012-12-31New York Times and South China Morning Post

ComparisonNew York TimesIn scope of globalGlobal economyNumbers and Statistics

South China Morning PostIn scope of Japan and AsiaJapans economyOpinions and feelings

Examples New York TimesLike everyone else, corporate executives, economists and financial analysts in Tokyo, New York, London and beyond struggled last week to wrap their heads around the scale of this disaster Sommer, J. New York Times, (2011, March 20, p. BU 1). Exports jumped 6.2 percent as manufacturers got production back on track. Private consumption, which accounts for almost two-thirds of Japan's economy, grew 1 percent, helped by a rebound in consumer sentiment and replacement demand in the tsunami zone Tabuchi, H. New York Times, (2011, November 14, p. B3). Examples South China Morning PostIt is also likely that the economic impact on the wider region will prove less severe than investors first feared. Japanese factories are vital links in many of East Asia's supply chains - "Economic and market fallout South China Morning Post, (2011, March 21, p. 12).Our goal is not simply to reconstruct the Japan that existed before March 11, 2011, but to build a new Japan - Japan has made South China Morning Post, (2012, March 11, p. 14).ConclusionReason of differences in writingGeographic locations each newspaper is published from

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