Japan becomes land of the rising yen
Globe and Mail
As chairman and chief executive officer of one of Japan's signature companies, Fujio Mitarai knows a thing or two about how the soaring value of the yen is ravaging Japanese manufacturers. Mr. Mitarai, who heads camera and photocopier giant Canon Inc., ...
Japan's plutonium stockpile builds as nuke fuel cycle policy hits dead end
Mainichi Daily News
Japan's stockpile of plutonium had reached 45 metric tons by the end of 2010, inviting suspicion from the international community about what Japan intended to do with the fissile material. As a result, much hope has been pinned on a MOX fuel reactor ...