Jul 1, 2018

Shopping center opens in disaster-hit Fukushima town

A ceremony to celebrate the opening of a public shopping complex took place Saturday in the town of Naraha, Fukushima Prefecture, which has been struggling to recover from the March 2011 nuclear disaster. The public facility "Kokonara Shotengai" houses 10 shops, including a supermarket, eateries ...

Mar 27, 2018

Russia lifts ban on Japan seafood adopted after Fukushima crisis

Russia has lifted its ban on Japanese seafood imports adopted in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Moscow's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance on Friday approved seafood imports from six prefectures in northeastern and eastern Japan — Iwate, Miyagi, Yamagata, Ibaraki, Chiba ...