Monday, May 30, 2011

Bank group buys booze to help quake-hit brewery (by Asahi Shimbun)

Ichinokura Co.'s sake (Provided by Sakura Card Co.)

The Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. group is buying sake made by a brewery in Miyagi Prefecture to help it rebuild after the Great East Japan Earthquake.

Japan could face overseas lawsuits from nuclear crisis (by Asahi Shimbun)

The anti-nuclear sentiment is strong in Germany where demonstrations, such as this one in September 2010, are a common sight. (Asahi Shimbun file photo)

Photos show tsunami slamming into nuke plant (by Mainichi Shimbun)

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the operator of troubled Fukushima No. 1 Nuclear Power Plant, on May 19 released a total of 17 photographs taken by plant workers in the midst of the tsunami triggered by the magnitude 9.0 earthquake.