Ex-leaders revive no-nukes crusade

May 7, 2014

Ex-leaders revive no-nukes crusade

by Ayako Mie

Three months after his defeat in the Tokyo gubernatorial race, former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa has teamed up once again with fellow ex-Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi to renew their effort to abolish nuclear power, even as the central government takes steps to revive it. ...

Koizumi, Hosokawa to set up anti-nuclear forum

Apr 15, 2014

Koizumi, Hosokawa to set up anti-nuclear forum

Former Prime Ministers Junichiro Koizumi and Morihiro Hosokawa will establish an anti-nuclear power forum in May to promote research into renewable energy and support anti-nuclear candidates in elections, sources said Tuesday. The inaugural meeting will be held May 7, according to the sources. Hosokawa, ...

Jan 16, 2014

Election spotlight on nuclear power

Expect the question of whether Japan should rely on nuclear power generation in the future to be a main theme of the Feb. 9 Tokyo gubernatorial election after former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa announced his candidacy.

Hosokawa to run, gets nuke foe Koizumi's nod

Jan 14, 2014

Hosokawa to run, gets nuke foe Koizumi's nod

Former Prime Minister Mo­ri­hi­ro Ho­so­ka­wa, on his 76th birthday, announces that he will run for Tokyo governor after securing the backing of fellow former Prime Minister Jun­i­chi­ro Koi­zu­mi.