Tag - fukushima-3



Japan Times
BUSINESS / Japan Pulse
Aug 27, 2011
Movies, popcorn and Geiger counters
In addition to DVDs and CDs, Tsutaya starts lending out Geiger counters at its shops in Fukushima.
Japan Times
Jul 17, 2011
Films focus on Japan's nuclear flashpoints
The crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant in the wake of the Great East Japan Earthquake on March 11 has revealed the danger posed by the storing of spent nuclear fuel in pools at the plant, because after the pools drained partly or wholly the fuel heated up and discharged radiation.
Japan Times
Jul 3, 2011
Antinuke stance within establishment slowly gathers steam
In May, Wakamono Manifest Sakutei Iinkai, a policy research group dedicated to issues relevant to people under 40, posted results of a survey in which members were asked who they wanted to lead Japan. There was no consensus, but the individual who received the most votes was Liberal Democratic Party lawmaker Taro Kono, followed by Osaka Governor Toru Hashimoto and "no one."
May 18, 2011
Osama bin Laden's ghost
Osama bin Laden's death in his Pakistani hiding place is like the removal of a tumor from the Muslim world. But aggressive followup therapy will be required to prevent the remaining al-Qaida cells from metastasizing by acquiring more adherents who believe in violence to achieve the "purification" and empowerment of Islam.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / Japan Pulse
May 2, 2011
Hacking for a safer world
The mother of invention is alive and well at Tokyo Hackerspace.
Japan Times
Apr 17, 2011
Capturing the eerie beauty of Chernobyl
Pripyat, Ukraine, has been a ghost town for the last 25 years. On April 26, 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant's No. 4 reactor experienced a sudden power surge resulting in several explosions and fires that sent a massive amount of nuclear debris into the air.
Apr 6, 2011
Fukushima disaster holds lessons for future
The Japanese people have demonstrated an extraordinary capacity to respond to both natural and human-made disasters with remarkable resilience. Our sympathies and thoughts are with them as they face the aftermath of this disaster.
Japan Times
Mar 20, 2011
Disaster analysis you may not hear elsewhere
The seemingly limited information being provided by both the government and the operating company, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), about the ongoing disaster at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant is a source of widespread public concern.
Japan Times
LIFE / Travel
Nov 23, 2007
Guided through Japan's deep north by the holy spirit of Basho
Tohoku is Japan's "deep north," through which the famous Zen monk and haiku poet Matsuo Basho walked in 1689, writing one of the most famous travelogues in world literature, "Oku no Hosomichi (The Narrow Road to the Deep North)."


Hideo Shimoju points to a possible site that his fellow neighbors may relocate to. Such relocations have happened before, but not preemptively.
In disaster-prone Japan, some communities consider major moves