Fukushima Update #47The Plight of Mushroom Producers

Fukushima was once known for the quality of its agricultural produce, including shiitake mushrooms. In this edition, we meet two…
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The Plight of Mushroom Producers

Fukushima was once known for the quality of its agricultural produce, including shiitake mushrooms. In this edition, we meet two…
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Tepco unveils giant thermal generator

Tepco has taken the wraps off a giant power plant it hopes will help offset the higher costs of thermal…
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New plan to freeze contaminated water

Tokyo Electric Power Company has presented a new strategy to deal with a tunnel full of contaminated water at Fukushima…
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Tepco unveils giant thermal generator

Amid a nuclear shutdown, Japan’s embattled Tepco takes the wraps off a giant thermal generator.

Hirohito annals completed

An exhaustive record of the life of Emperor Hirohito may shed new light on WWII.

Panda meets the press

A baby red panda was shown to the media for the first time at a zoo in Aichi.

Search for missing continues in wake of Hiroshima landslide

Search and rescue efforts continue in Hiroshima as the number of missing jumps to 26 with 39 dead.

Defense Ministry seeks expanded budget

Japan’s Defense Ministry seeks new funds to buy US weapons, citing a territorial dispute with China.

Astronaut Wakata gets a homecoming parade

Hometown Saitama fetes astronaut Koichi Wakata, Japan’s first commander of the International Space Station.