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 ...

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 ...