Japan: Snapshot April 25

7 years ago by in Japan

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EARTHQUAKE

As a consequence of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, 14,358 have been confirmed dead, while 11,889 are missing.

Tepco’s PR operations will be taken over by the Japanese government.

Japan has increased efforts to find tsunami dead.

NEWS

A British man was arrested Sunday for interfering with an election campaign in Saitama.

ECONOMY

The former head of Sony, Norio Ohga, has passed away.

The March 11 earthquake has accelerated the decline of Japan’s fishing industry.

The volume of trade on the Nikkei on Monday was at its lowest level for the year.

EXCHANGE

The dollar was worth ¥82 on Monday.

LIGHT

Japanese restaurant sales fell a record 10.3 percent in March.

The Golden Week holiday season in Japan is likely to see low tourism figures.