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Pro-nuclear candidate elected Tokyo governor via Aljazeera

Ruling party backed candidate Yoichi Masuzoe wins gubernatorial vote, raising concerns over PM Abe’s pro-nuclear agenda. Yoichi Masuzoe, a former health minister backed by Japan’s ruling party, has been elected as the new governor of Tokyo, after defeating two candidates who … Continue reading

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【Editorial】Election spotlight on nuclear power via The Japan Times

Whether Japan should rely on nuclear power generation will be a main theme in the Feb. 9 Tokyo gubernatorial election as a result of former Prime Minister Morihiro Hosokawa’s announcement Tuesday that he will run in the election on a … Continue reading

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Oe, Sakamoto lead charge for no-reactor bill via The Japan Times

A group led by Nobel literature laureate Kenzaburo Oe, Academy Award-winning composer Ryuichi Sakamoto and other noted celebrities has launched a nationwide network seeking passage of a bill to abolish all nuclear power plants in Japan. […] Other members of … Continue reading

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