Mar 13, 2015

Foreign Ministry holds event to plug Fukushima foods

The Foreign Ministry and the Fukushima Prefectural Government held an event in Tokyo Thursday to promote foods and drinks produced in the northeastern prefecture. Dishes and alcoholic drinks made from Fukushima produce were served to guests, including ambassadors from various countries. Dancers from Spa ...

On the Brink: The Inside Story of Fukushima Daiichi

Dec 13, 2014

On the Brink: The Inside Story of Fukushima Daiichi

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On the Brink, by Ryusho Kadota, Translated by Simon Varnam.Kurodahan Press, Nonfiction. The personal testimonials from “On the Brink: The Inside Story of Fukushima Daiichi” are riveting and heartbreaking. Compiled by Ryusho Kadota, each chapter recounts the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake ...

Pair missing after fishing boat catches fire

Aug 19, 2014

Pair missing after fishing boat catches fire

A fire broke out Monday night on a fishing boat about 20 km off the coast of Otsuchi Bay, Iwate Prefecture, and two members of the crew are missing. One of the other 14 rescued members was injured. The Japan Coast Guard is searching ...