Farm damage from Typhoon Hagibis tops ¥100 billion

National Oct 26, 2019

Farm damage from Typhoon Hagibis tops ¥100 billion

Damage caused to agriculture, forestry and fisheries industries by Typhoon Hagibis reached ¥102.73 billion as of Friday, the agriculture ministry said. The amount is based on reports from 38 prefectures that were hit by Hagibis, which struck eastern and central Japan on Oct. 12 to ...

Photog returns home to chronicle Fukushima

National Jun 14, 2014

Photog returns home to chronicle Fukushima

by Akiko Yamaguchi

As a photographer whose roots are in Fukushima, Tadao Mitome feels a duty to continue capturing images of the area to document the effects of the nuclear disaster triggered by the earthquake and tsunami of March 2011. On March 11 this year, the third anniversary ...