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  1. News - Asia

    Hawkish Abe elected as Japan’s next prime minister

    Posted Dec 26th 2012, 02:11pm by AFP

    ... in Abe’s favour by 328 votes to 57 for the DPJ’s newly chosen leader Banri Kaieda, the industry minister during last year’s Fukushima nuclear crisis. Earlier on Wednesday, the yen tumbled against ... handling of last year’s atomic disaster at Fukushima. As expected, Noda’s cabinet resigned en masse Wednesday morning before the LDP-controlled lower house named Abe as next leader. Abe, who ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Voters in tsunami-hit zone feel let down as Japan election nears

    Posted Nov 26th 2012, 11:59am by Reuters in Iwaki and Kamaishi

    ... of Japan’s main island Honshu unleashed a deadly tsunami that killed nearly 19,000 and triggered reactor meltdowns at the Fukushima nuclear plant. But 20 months later, residents of towns and cities ... be the primary focus,” said a 56-year-old civil servant in Iwaki, a city of 337,000 people just outside the 30-kilometre evacuation zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The man, who declined ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    New Green party faces an uphill battle in Japanese election

    Posted Dec 14th 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... ago, academic Yukiko Kada was elected governor of Shiga prefecture on a platform of environmental protection. Now, as Japan struggles with the aftermath of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, her ... unacceptable". That sort of defiance does not sit well with an electorate that is still warily watching the efforts of emergency teams to clear up the Fukushima nuclear plant. Kada's party is aiming ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's justice minister resigns over links to organised crime

    Posted Oct 23rd 2012, 10:24am

    ... to Fukushima, hit by a tsunami and quake last year which resulted in a nuclear disaster. Government policy-making has stalled since the regular parliament session ended last month, with the opposition ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM signals election can wait, defies opposition

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 04:23pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant triggered by last year’s massive earthquake and tsunami. ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Outgoing Yoshihiko Noda a victim of events beyond his control

    Posted Dec 12th 2012, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... still reeling from the impact of March's massive earthquake and tsunami, and the ongoing crisis at the Fukushima nuclear plant. The stresses of having to deal with the worst natural ...



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