Yukio Edano

Type: Person
Name: Yukio Edano
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 1 reports

Tepco plea to evacuate enraged Kan

FUKUSHIMA – This is the 10th in a series on the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe based on the accounts of people who struggled to contain the crisis in its early stages. Job titles and ages are as of March 2011.A senior Tokyo Electric Power Co. official ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

DPJ launches new leadership: Members of DPJ Standing Officers Council approved at General Meeting of DPJ Diet Members

On September 16, the DPJ held a General Meeting of DPJ Diet Members ahead of the study session of DPJ Diet members in Iwate Prefecture. During the meeting, the party unanimously approved the appointments of senior members of the DPJ Standing Officers ... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 2 reports

DPJ reshuffle may not lift party’s fortunes

Although the Democratic Party of Japan has shaken up its leadership, its chances of revival remain uncertain, political observers say.Launching the new team this week, DPJ President Banri Kaieda gave some key roles to individuals who have criticized his ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

Japan's Democratic Party approves new executives

JapanSep. 16, 2014 - Updated 10:22 UTCJapan's main opposition Democratic Party has selected a new lineup of its executives.DPJ lawmakers from both Diet chambers approved the new lineup proposed by the party's president, Banri Kaieda, in a meeting on ... [Published NHK - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

DPJ launches new leadership team in hopes of unseating DLP

The Democratic Party of Japan on Tuesday named key officials to its new leadership team, headed by President Banri Kaieda, in a bid to shore up the opposition party’s decreasing presence ahead of the upcoming extraordinary session of the Diet and a series ... [Published Japan Times - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 2 reports

Kan forced visit to Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant amid crisis

The Yomiuri Shimbun Former Prime Minister Naoto Kan forced a visit to the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant amid the nuclear crisis in March 2011 despite the cautious attitudes of his aides, according to records of interviews with persons involved in ... [Published The Japan News - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Tokyo Electric Power : Japanese newspaper apologises over Fukushima and sex slave errors

One of Japan's leading newspapers has been forced into a climbdown over serious errors in articles about two of the most contentious issues in the country: the Fukushima nuclear disaster and the use of wartime sex slaves.Executives at the Asahi Shimbun, ... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Govt. releases interviews about nuclear accident

Japan's government has released transcripts of interviews about the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.The government on Thursday disclosed interviews with 19 of 772 government and Tokyo Electric Power Company officials. A government-appointed ... [Published NHK - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Chills despite the heat

August in Japan is unbearably hot. The island nation is humid, and the temperature goes up to 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit). The Japanese people describe the weather as “mushi-atsui,” or “steaming hot.” Liberation Day, which came less than ... [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 24 2014]

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...the time, Yukio Edano , who told the same panel that Tepco's then president, Masataka Shimizu , had called him and mentioned a possible withdrawal. "i don't clearly remember [his] exact words … but i'm sure it was about a complete withdrawal" Edano said, according to a translation by Kyodo
Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano has said that PM Naoto Kan has accepted Matsumoto "s resignation and hopes to appoint a replacement as soon as possible."

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Tepco plea to evacuate enraged Kan [Published Japan Times - Sep 23 2014]
DPJ launches new leadership: Members of DPJ Sta... [Published Noodls - Sep 19 2014]
DPJ reshuffle may not lift party’s fortunes [Published Japan Times - Sep 18 2014]
Can DPJ achieve unity at last under its new exe... [Published The Japan News - Sep 17 2014]
Japan's Democratic Party approves new executives [Published NHK - Sep 16 2014]
DPJ launches new leadership team in hopes of un... [Published Japan Times - Sep 16 2014]
Japan's main opposition set up new executive li... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Sep 16 2014]
Yoshida file contains harsh lesson about improv... [Published The Japan News - Sep 13 2014]
Tokyo Electric Power : Japanese newspaper apolo... [Published 4 Traders - Sep 12 2014]
Kan forced visit to Fukushima No. 1 nuclear pla... [Published The Japan News - Sep 12 2014]
Kan, Yoshida give differing accounts in interviews [Published The Japan News - Sep 12 2014]
Govt. releases interviews about nuclear accident [Published NHK - Sep 11 2014]
Govt discloses Yoshida testimony on N-crisis [Published The Japan News - Sep 11 2014]
Chills despite the heat [Published Korea Joongang Daily - Aug 24 2014]
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