As Japan moves forward with its energy future after the Fukushima disaster, it tries to balance stable electricity with public safety. Will Japan return to nuclear energy?
A new poll shows 58 percent of Japanese do not approve of the handling of the Japan nuclear crisis. Still, 58 percent do approve of overall disaster-victim support in northeast Japan.
The straight-talking Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan inspired 'Yes we Kan' T-shirts when he took office last June, but he's now in trouble. The past four prime ministers have lasted less than a year.
Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan met Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao on the sidelines of the Asia-Europe summit in Brussels Monday, but the issues at the heart of recent China-Japan friction remain unresolved.
China-Japan relations have further deteriorated following China’s decision to cease high-level exchanges with Japan in protest at the extended detention of a Chinese fishing boat captain.
Japan Prime Minister Naoto Kan ordered his cabinet to avoid the controversial Yasukuni Shrine on the Aug. 15 anniversary of the end of WWII. It underscores his shift toward improving relations with Asian neighbors.