The Tokyo Skytree, one of the city’s top attractions, is one of the buildings that features components made by KYB. Photo: Alamy

Don’t worry. 634m Tokyo Skytree is earthquake proof. Maybe

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  • Japanese government swoops in with assurances that everything’s okay – prompting some to draw parallels to 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster
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The Tokyo Skytree, one of the city’s top attractions, is one of the buildings that features components made by KYB. Photo: Alamy
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