William Hollingworth

For William Hollingworth's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Doubts remain over Japanese automakers' plans after British exit

Nov 24, 2016

Doubts remain over Japanese automakers' plans after British exit

Despite Nissan Motor Co.’s decision to keep automotive production in Britain after its exit from the European Union, industry experts have mixed views over whether other Japanese carmakers will follow suit. Experts interviewed are unsure how freely British firms will be able to trade ...

Fukushima evacuations were not worth the money, study says

Mar 14, 2016

Fukushima evacuations were not worth the money, study says

The costs of evacuating residents from near the Fukushima No. 1 plant and the dislocation the people experienced were greater than their expected gain in longevity, a British study has found. The researchers found that at best evacuees could expect to live eight months ...

Nov 21, 2015

One-man 'Madam Butterfly' sequel debuts in London

A sequel to Giacomo Puccini’s classic opera “Madam Butterfly” is being staged for the first time at a London theater and the creators hope they can take it eventually to the place of the original story’s setting in Nagasaki, southwestern Japan. The tragic tale ...