Tsunami-hit fishermen tap Net to regroup

National Mar 10, 2014

Tsunami-hit fishermen tap Net to regroup

by Keisuke Iwata

Kazuki Suzuki, a 32-year-old oyster farmer from Ishinomaki, a city washed off the coast of Miyagi Prefecture by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, has been marketing his produce through his Yahoo! page for about a year now. He is just one of a rising ...

Business / Corporate Jun 8, 2013

Nippon Paper mulls power plant amid Abe energy push

Nippon Paper Industries Co. Is Considering A Project To Build A Large Power Plant In Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture, Which Was Battered By The Tsunami Generated By The 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. The project, an example of Nippon Paper's drive to expand outside ...

Fishermen look to revamp industry

National | TOHOKU TRAPPED IN TIME Mar 8, 2013

Fishermen look to revamp industry

by Ayako Mie

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 ...