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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Fukushima an unprecedented challenge, says Abe

    Posted Dec 30th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Fukushima Daiichi New prime minister tours crippled plant days after taking office in push to put a lid on crisis Fukushima 'an unprecedented challenge' The clean-up at Fukushima after its tsunami-sparked nuclear meltdowns is unlike anything humanity has ever undertaken, Japan's prime minister said yesterday during a tour of the plant. "The ...

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    Japan candidates hit streets in first vote since Fukushima disaster

    Posted Dec 04th 2012, 12:07pm by Reuters in Fukushima

    ... Reuters in Fukushima Candidates hit the streets on Tuesday at the official start of a campaign for a parliamentary election that is expected to return the opposition Liberal Democrats ... Minister Shinzo Abe, the opposition Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) leader, and Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda kicked off the campaign in the northeastern prefecture of Fukushima, site of the world’s ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan anti-nuclear vote melts away

    Posted Dec 23rd 2012, 02:54pm by AFP

    ... an election landslide to the most pro-atomic option on offer. Anti-nuclear activists have been left licking their wounds after the first national poll since the tsunami-sparked disaster at Fukushima ... in Fukushima operator Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) surging around 50 per cent in two days after the win. The problem, said the left-leaning Asahi Shimbun newspaper, was that other issues trumped ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan votes in poll likely to eject ruling party

    Posted Dec 16th 2012, 02:10pm by AFP

    ... and sometimes confused response to the disaster at Fukushima where nuclear reactors went into meltdown after the tsunami last year did it no favours either. “Let us have another try... a lot of promises ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's new Restoration Party seeks more defence spending

    Posted Nov 29th 2012, 04:29pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... anything.” Public opposition to nuclear power in Japan has grown since the Fukushima radiation crisis last year, the world’s worst in a quarter century ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Ex-Japan PM Abe wins opposition party vote

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 01:29pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... earthquake and tsunami is far from complete and the full decommissioning of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant will take decades. Any new government will have to grapple with a revamp of energy ...

  7. News - Asia

    Nationalism may rise under Japan's next government

    Posted Sep 19th 2012, 06:28pm by Associated Press

    ... disaster at Fukushima. Aside from the usual small protests outside the Chinese Embassy, by far right-wing demonstrators in black trucks blaring martial music, there have been virtually no public ...

  8. Battle for relevance likely to be a fight to the death

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... but that option is unlikely to be open to Social Democratic Party leader Mizuho Fukushima. 'It would be very difficult for the party to co-operate with anyone else because of their outdated policies, ...



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