TOKYO--A mission from the International Atomic Energy Agency arrived in Japan on Monday to conduct a weeklong review of the plan for decommissioning the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--Donations made under a so-called hometown tax program brought in 64.9 billion yen in 2011, a 10-fold increase over the previous year and the highest total since its inception in 2008, according to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--In the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake two years ago, Japan and the U.S. have set up a public-private partnership that seeks to develop young, globally minded leaders from disaster-hit areas.
MORIOKA (Kyodo)--A Sanriku Railway Co. line crippled by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster partially reopened for service Wednesday, with new carriages bought with the help of the Kuwaiti government.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology and Chiyoda Technol Co. have developed a radiation dosimeter that is just half the size and weight of existing products, The Nikkei has learned.