Kepco loses challenge to Takahama nuclear injunction

Jun 17, 2016

Kepco loses challenge to Takahama nuclear injunction

The Otsu District Court on Friday rejected a bid by Kansai Electric Power Co. to lift an injunction against restarting reactors at a nearby plant, dealing yet another setback to attempts by the utility and the central government to return swiftly to nuclear power. ...

May 26, 2016

On eve of Obama's visit, calls to revise SOFA grow in Hiroshima

On the eve of U.S. President Barack Obama’s historic visit to Hiroshima, residents and hibakusha on Thursday expressed support for calls to revise the U.S.-Japan Status of Forces Agreement following the suspected rape and murder of a 20-year-old Japanese woman in Okinawa Prefecture by ...