In-Focus: Japan – Noda Cabinet disapproval ratings hit new record high – Kansai Electric applies for nearly 12 percent rate hike

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UN Human Rights expert criticizes Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster response

In Tokyo on Monday, UN Special Rapporteur Anand Grover spoke to reporters and criticized the government of Japan for not adequately responding to the disaster, or protecting the people it affected adequately.

Source: NHK

Source: Huffington Post

Source: CBC News

Source: South China Morning Post


Rice planting to resume in Fukushima Prefecture

Source: The Daily Yomiuri


Governor promotes Fukushima rice at Tokyo supermarkets

Source: Japan Today


Local officials demanded full implementation of compensation from TEPCO

Source: The Denki Shimbun


Hopes of returning home fading for Fukushima evacuees

Source: The New York Times


Shiga Governor to form anti-nuclear party

Shiga Governor Yukiko Kada said at a news conference on Monday that she would head up a new party that would unite all anti-nuclear groups.

Source: The Japan Times

Source: NHK


Noda Cabinet disapproval ratings hit new record high

Source: NHK


Rice from two Fukushim districs restricted from shipment

Source: JiJi Press


Kansai Electric applies for nearly 12 percent rate hike

Source: NHK

Source: The Japan Times


 Kyushu Electric Power Co. also plans to raise its household rates by about 8 pct in April

Source: JiJi Press


TEPCO receives one million kilowatts from 4 other utilities

The four are Hokkaido Electric Power Co., Tohoku Electric Power Co., Chubu Electric Power Co., and Kansai Electric Power Co.

Source: JiJi Press

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