Mar 10, 2016

Tepco's nuclear crisis has cost Japanese people ¥3.46 trillion

Japanese people have paid more than ¥3.46 trillion over the past five years in costs associated with the triple meltdown at Tokyo Electric Power Co.’s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant, Jiji Press learned. The per capita cost of damages, decontamination work, measures against ...

Feb 20, 2016

Tohoku promotional event in Seoul canceled at last minute

A Japanese government event in Seoul intended primarily to promote the tsunami-hit Tohoku region has been canceled at the last minute, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said Saturday. “We continued talks with South Korean authority but could not obtain permission to hold the event,” a ...