Tsukiji sees increase in illegal dumping with relocation on hold

Dec 4, 2016

Tsukiji sees increase in illegal dumping with relocation on hold

Waste dumpers are increasingly targeting the Tsukiji fish market as its impending move to the neighboring Toyosu district hangs in limbo. The illegal waste, including such items as appliances, auto parts, fire extinguishers and even toilet bowls, started appearing in parking lots and pathways ...

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 ...

Is the end near for Earth's biggest fish market?

| Oct 15, 2016

Is the end near for Earth's biggest fish market?

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Naotaro Endo’s documentary “Tsukiji Wonderland” opened in Tokyo — in Tsukiji, in fact — two weeks ago. Under normal circumstances, such an accomplished and beautiful film would be evaluated on its aesthetic and edifying merits, but the timing of the release makes such judgments ...