Tsukiji panel straddles fence on relocation solution

Apr 27, 2017

Tsukiji panel straddles fence on relocation solution

A project team examining the issue of Tsukiji fish market relocation issue has released a draft report that stops short of backing either the heavily criticized relocation plan or renovating the market’s current dilapidated facility in Chuo Ward. “We won’t discuss where the market ...

Experts say land at Toyosu market site worth ¥437 billion

Apr 9, 2017

Experts say land at Toyosu market site worth ¥437 billion

The site of the planned Toyosu wholesale food market would sell for ¥437 billion if it were used for high-rise apartments and commercial and other facilities, according to experts from a Tokyo Metropolitan Government team. The estimate is part of a proposal to give ...

Arsenic detected in 2013 test at Tsukiji fish market

Mar 8, 2017

Arsenic detected in 2013 test at Tsukiji fish market

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government said Tuesday that it had found arsenic levels 2.4 times above the legal limit in soil at the Tsukiji fish market site in 2013. It was the first time contaminants were detected in the Tsukiji soil but the metropolitan government ...

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike test-rides fuel cell bus

/ Mar 6, 2017

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike test-rides fuel cell bus

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike, going for a spin in a hydrogen fuel cell bus that will take to Tokyo’s streets March 21, said the ride was “quiet and comfortable.” Koike’s test ride Monday was part of efforts to publicize the start of the new ...