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[Mainichi Newspaper] LDP talks on nuclear power

The 12-day campaign period for the Dec. 14 House of Representatives election has officially kicked off. The Ma
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Electric companies contributed at least 32 million yen to LDP since Fukushima disaster

Over the three-year period from the Fukushima nuclear disaster through last year, subsidiaries and affiliates
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Fukushima gubernatorial election starts on Oct 9th.

A record high of six new candidates threw their hats into the ring as official campaigning for the Oct. 26 Fuk
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Anti-nuclear lawmakers urged the goverment to revise the draft of energy policy

A bipartisan group of antinuclear lawmakers on Wednesday urged the government to revise its draft energy polic
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Half of LDP members call for an end to nuclear power

Roughly 50 lawmakers of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, or more than 10 percent of the party’s memb
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Anti-Nuke mayor’ win pressure Abe’s energy policy

Minamisoma Mayor Katsunobu Sakurai was re-elected Jan. 19, capitalizing on his campaign against nuclear power
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Japanese engineer uring Taiwan to throw nuclear energy away

A Japanese engineer, Mitsuhiko Tanaka, who helped build reactor 4 at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant said su
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Fukushima evacuees little meaning for Tokyo gubernatorial race for anti-nuclear movement

Japan’s nuclear power policy has come under the spotlight following former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosok
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Ex-PM Hosokawa wants to make Tokyo as a model for saving energy

Former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa, who is set to run in the Feb. 9 Tokyo gubernatorial race, has said th
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No rush into deciding a new enery policy: Industry minister

Industry minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Jan 14th that he will not be rushed into deciding a new energy pol
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Former PM Hosokawa is likely to run Tokyo gubernatorial election

  Former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa is likely to run in the upcoming Tokyo gubernatorial election o
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METI continue promoting nuclear power evern immediately after Fukushima disaster

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry began working to continue promoting nuclear power even immediately aft
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Fukushima people angry over state secrets protection bill

Fukushima residents are very angry over passing of a highly controversial state secrets protection bill throug
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Government will make list of candidate proposal sites for the nuclear waste

The government plans to abandon its ineffective policy of waiting for municipalities to volunteer to host a fi
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Former PM Koizumi annoying LDP as calling to abandon nucler power immediately

Sudden anti-nuclear appeal by former PM Koizumi is creating a stir; the ruling party is getting increasingly a
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PM Abe seeks more help from oversea to tackle on issues in Fukuhima Daiichi

PM Abe on Oct 6th mentioned that more foreign assistance is needed in containing the crisis at the Fukushima D
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TEPCO might be split into two companies in order to concentrate on decommissioning work

A senior official of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party has proposed that TEPCO be split up through the creat
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66% of people doubt PM Abe’s remark “nuclear crisis is under control”

According to Mainichi16 newspaper, 66 percent of people who answered the survey say they don’t believe P
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TEPCO denied Abe’s assurance “crisis is under control”

Mr. Kazuhiko Yamashita,TEPCO’s executive-level title of fellow, admitted during a meeting with Democrati
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Ex-PM Kan says in Taiwan nuclear power is not safe

Former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said on Sep 12th in Taiwan that he has learned through bitter experie
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Former prime minister Kan denies his criminal liability to the nuclear disaster

Former Prime Minister Naoto Kan, who led the government’s response to the Fukushima nuclear disaster in
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The residents in Fukushima want politicians to face the reality as official election campaign

Voters in Fukushima Prefecture urged politicians to face the reality of the crisis as official campaigning for
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Cross Party Diet Members’ Alliance established for promotion of the Nuclear Accident Child Victims’ Law

On 22nd January, a cross party diet member’s alliance was established to promote The Nuclear Accident Child Vi
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