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Yuri Kageyama

Yuri Kageyama

    Japanese flee Fukushima in fear of nuclear radiation
    Japanese flee Fukushima in fear of nuclear radiation
    Petrified of the radiation spewing from the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant that went into multiple meltdowns last year, Kubota grabbed her...
    Japan probe finds nuclear disaster response failed
    Japan probe finds nuclear disaster response failed
    Japan's response to the nuclear crisis that followed the March 11 tsunami was confused and riddled with problems, including an erroneous assumption...
    Sixty-six years on: Nagasaki remembers bombing
    Sixty-six years on: Nagasaki remembers bombing
    The United States sent its first representative on Tuesday to the annual memorial for the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, one of two horrific attacks...
    Japan's nuclear evacuees demand compensation
    Japan's nuclear evacuees demand compensation
    Small business owners and labourers forced to leave their homes and jobs because of radiation leaking from Japan's tsunami-flooded nuclear plant...
    Recalls erode value of Toyota's global brand
    Recalls erode value of Toyota's global brand
    Toyota remains Japan's number one global brand, but its value has fallen by nearly a fifth because of the recent massive recalls that dented...
    Toyota mulls Corolla recall
    Toyota mulls Corolla recall
    Toyota is considering a recall of its hot-selling Corolla subcompact after complaints about power steering problems -- another blow to the world's...
    Toyota fears greater damage from latest recall
    Toyota fears greater damage from latest recall
    A Toyota executive said the damage to the company's sales from its global recall for a accelerator pedal problem may be greater than previous...
    Japan pays jobless foreigners to go home
    Japan pays jobless foreigners to go home
    Japan began offering money on Wednesday for unemployed foreigners of Japanese ancestry to go home, mostly to Brazil and Peru, to stave off what...
    Sony unveils improved PSP
    Sony unveils improved PSP
    Sales are improving in Japan for Sony's PlayStation Portable (PSP) handheld video-game machine, and a beefed-up version with a clearer display is...
    Here comes the wallet phone
    Here comes the wallet phone
    Japan will start an aggressive push to market abroad its mobile technology, especially the nation's popular "wallet phone", a government official...
    Cheers and queues as new iPhone starts global roll-out
    Cheers and queues as new iPhone starts global roll-out
    The global roll-out of Apple's revamped iPhone kicked off on Friday in Asia with countdown celebrations and quick sell-outs as crowds of gadget...
    Lock your front door -- from your car
    Lock your front door -- from your car
    Drivers in Japan can check on their pets, turn lights off and on and lock their front door, all from inside their cars -- with a new car navigation...