Power politics in Japan
Utility Reform Eluding Japan After Nuclear Plant Disaster
New York Times
But more important, the city government says, it could spur desperately needed change in Japan. By weakening Tokyo Electric, or Tepco, reformers hope to finally break the linchpin of the collusion between business and government that once drove Japan's ...
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Fukushima rice banned by Japan
The Japanese government has banned rice shipments from an area of Fukushima prefecture after tests revealed they contained levels of radioactive caesium that exceed safe limits. It is the first time the government has banned shipments of rice since an ...