Tokyo assembly panel to summon former Gov. Ishihara

Feb 7, 2017

Tokyo assembly panel to summon former Gov. Ishihara

A special committee of the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly will summon former Tokyo Gov. Shintaro Ishihara over the suspended relocation of the capital’s landmark Tsukiji wholesale food market to a site in the reclaimed Toyosu area. Ishihara intends to attend any hearing, according to informed ...

Oct 26, 2016

Toyosu fish market structures are earthquake-proof: designer

Key facilities at a planned new food wholesale market in the Toyosu district of Tokyo’s Koto Ward are sufficiently earthquake-proof, according to Nikken Sekkei Ltd., which designed them. Referring to a seismic assessment and other data, Nikken Sekkei senior officials said Tuesday that the ...