Tag - reconstruction-agency



Japan Times
Apr 15, 2021
Backlash hits mascot designed to sell Fukushima water release
'If (the government) thinks it can get the general public to understand just by creating a cute character, it is making a mockery of risk communication,' one critic tweeted.
Mar 3, 2020
3/11 recovery agency to remain open until 2031
The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill that would extend until 2031 the life of the agency overseeing the recovery in areas devastated by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Japan Times
Dec 10, 2019
Japan estimates post-3/11 reconstruction costs at ¥1.5 trillion for fiscal 2021-25
The government announced an estimate Monday that it will spend around ¥1.5 trillion on reconstruction projects for areas devastated by the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami in the five-year period starting from fiscal 2021.
Japan Times
Nov 7, 2019
Japan's Reconstruction Agency to get 10 more years to aid Fukushima nuclear disaster recovery
The plan is expected to be approved at a Cabinet meeting within this year and be submitted to the Diet next year.
Japan Times
Jul 26, 2018
Japan to promote LGBT tourism in disaster-hit Tohoku
The Reconstruction Agency is launching an initiative in the hopes of drawing LGBT tourists to the Tohoku region as it looks to attract more foreign visitors.
Japan Times
Jan 24, 2018
Japan studies how to support 2011 disaster areas after Reconstruction Agency folds in 2021
The government has started preliminary work on determining how best to support rebuilding efforts in areas of northeastern Japan devastated by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster when the Reconstruction Agency is abolished in March 2021, sources said Tuesday.
May 11, 2016
Model projects chosen in bid to bring more foreign visitors to quake-hit Tohoku
The Reconstruction Agency has selected 13 business proposals from the private sector as model projects for promoting tourism in a bid to attract more foreign visitors to the Tohoku region, parts of which were severely damaged in the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.
Jun 22, 2013
Senior official tweeted too far
A senior Reconstruction Agency official has been suspended for 30 days after repeatedly posting derogatory messages on his Twitter account against citizens' groups and authorities in areas hit by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Jun 15, 2013
Reconstruction official canned, blasted for tweets
Disaster victims and Diet lawmakers vented their outrage Friday over disparaging comments by a senior Reconstruction Agency official via his Twitter account that got him the sack.
Feb 15, 2013
Improve reconstruction efforts
As of mid-January, at least 316,000 people were still living away from homes affected by the 3/11 quake-tsunami and subsequent nuclear disaster.


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