Japan: Snapshot April 18

9 years ago by in Japan

Photo by Mitsukuni


Six children were killed after being hit by a crane truck in Tochigi Prefecture on Monday.


As a consequence of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, 13,858 have been confirmed dead, while 14,030 are missing.

The Fukushima nuclear crisis may take nine months to contain.

Kenzaburo Oe, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, argues that Japan must abolish nuclear power.

Vlogger Hikosaemon reflects on the Japan disaster one month on.


A majority in Japan support higher taxes to support rebuilding after the earthquake.

Toyota resumes production at all facilities in Japan.

Some industry in the north of Japan is looking toward rebuilding one month after the earthquake.

The Nikkei fell 0.4 percent Monday.


The dollar was worth ¥82.9 on Monday.


Daniel Kahl explains his personal worries about foreign media, and how he rectified the situation.