Fukushima fish market in former no-go zone reopens in Namie

National Apr 10, 2020

Fukushima fish market in former no-go zone reopens in Namie

A fish market in the Pacific coastal town of Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, has reopened for the first time since it was devastated by the massive tsunami and nuclear disaster in March 2011. The Ukedo regional wholesale market, which reopened Wednesday, was the first market to ...

Namie evacuees bag food trophy

National Nov 11, 2013

Namie evacuees bag food trophy

Fried noodles served up by nuclear evacuees of the town of Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, won first prize in this year's low-price popular food contest B-1 Grand Prix held in the city of Toyokawa, Aichi Prefecture, over the weekend. The Namie team, whose members had to ...

Abe visits Fukushima to check reconstruction efforts

National Mar 25, 2013

Abe visits Fukushima to check reconstruction efforts

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe visited Fukushima Prefecture on Sunday to check the progress of reconstruction in areas damaged by the March 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. Abe visited Namie, a town that was evacuated following the crisis at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power ...