At least 100 people have died and 50 others are reportedly missing, as torrential rainfall continues to affect central and southern parts of Japan since July 7. The adverse weather conditions and associated factors such as road blockages, power outages and water supply shortages have affected factories located in the aforementioned regions.Read more
A powerful earthquake was detected in the early hours of June 18 in the Kansai Region near Osaka, a major industrial center, causing casualties and halting production lines at several large car and electronics manufacturers across the city. The powerful quake caused widespread infrastructure damage to the region’s transport network, including a closed airport, a collapsed tunnel and a cut-off national highway.Read more
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