Opposition slams ruling bloc on jobs deregulation

Jun 29, 2013

Opposition slams ruling bloc on jobs deregulation

Major party leaders held their first online debate Friday ahead of the July 21 Upper House election, with opposition chiefs voicing concern that ruling bloc-proposed employment deregulation may further worsen the working conditions of younger generations. Opposition leaders also raised concerns over Japan’s planned ...

Jun 25, 2013

Tritium samples in sea near No. 1 jump

The density of radioactive tritium in samples of seawater from near the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant doubled over 10 days to hit a record 1,100 becquerels per liter, possibly indicating contaminated groundwater is seeping into the Pacific Ocean.

Brazil's Rousseff cancels Japan visit

Jun 22, 2013

Brazil's Rousseff cancels Japan visit

Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will postpone her planned visit to Japan due to the mass protests breaking out in dozens of cities around her nation, officials in Tokyo said Friday. Rousseff’s trip was scheduled to run from next Wednesday to Friday and included talks ...