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· June, 2013

Stories about Japan from June, 2013

26 June 2013

Japanese Official Suspended Over Twitter Comment

A Japanese reconstruction official in charge of helping victims of the 2011 post-tsunami meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has been taken off duty after sharp-eyed journalists unearthed tweets...

10 June 2013

Billions of Japan's Post-Quake Relief Funds Didn't Help Victims

Japan's major newspaper reported that billions of budgets that had meant to employ the local people in disaster-stricken area were largely out-flowed to unrelated projects that victims of disaster-stricken area...

5 June 2013

Japan Qualifies for World Cup, Cop's Crowd Control Performance Goes Viral

As Japan's football fans celebrate qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, a police officer came under spotlight for his persuasive microphone performance in marshaling a large crowd of supporters...

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