Fishermen look to revamp industry

| Mar 8, 2013

Fishermen look to revamp industry

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Tohoku's fishermen are beginning to challenge the traditional fisheries system by establishing their own companies so they can have more control over prices and other aspects of the business. "Going back to the way it was before the 3/11 tsunami is not enough, because the ...

Displaced brewer rebuilds sake biz

Mar 7, 2013

Displaced brewer rebuilds sake biz

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Daisuke Suzuki, a sake brewer, is hoping his product will help the people of his Fukushima Prefecture hometown, now uninhabitable due to the nuclear crisis, stay connected. The March 11, 2011, megaquake and tsunami that led to the three meltdowns at Tokyo Electric Power Co.'s ...

Student to speak at U.N.

Mar 6, 2013

Student to speak at U.N.

An 18-year-old high school student who plans to attend a special U.N. session in New York told reporters in Tokyo that she hopes to convey her desire to rebuild her quake- and tsunami-hit community, which was devastated by the March 2011 disasters. "Reconstruction has just ...