Oi ruling may fuel anti-nuclear push

National | ANALYSIS May 22, 2014

Oi ruling may fuel anti-nuclear push

by Eric Johnston

Wednesday's court ruling blocking restarts of the No. 3 and 4 reactors at Kansai Electric Power Co.'s Oi plant may embolden opponents of nuclear power nationwide. It creates a legal precedent and could fuel resistance to restarts, throwing into question whether the administration of Prime ...

Games nod pressures Tokyo to act

National | ANALYSIS Sep 9, 2013

Games nod pressures Tokyo to act

by Masaaki Kameda

The 2020 Olympics and Paralympics are coming to Tokyo, so Japan can expect greater global pressure to rectify the Fukushima nuclear debacle. Experts on Monday credited Tokyo's success over Istanbul and Madrid to the safety of the capital and its passion to hold the games. ...