Japan's quake - Most Commented


Who will foot the bill to compensate Fukushima victims?

May 9, 2011
Columbia Law School Professor Curtis Milhaupt discusses whether Tepco, the company that owns the Fukushima plant, will be responsible for paying victims and what impact the nuclear disaster might have on Japan's power policy.

Japan's down payment on reconstruction spending

May 3, 2011
Japan's parliament this week approved a $30 billion reconstruction spending package, but the total bill is estimated at $300 billion.

Japanese still struggling to contain Fukishima damage

Apr 19, 2011
Once Japan shuts down that plant, they will have to contend with rising carbon emissions from switching to fossil fuels.

In Japan, auto parts boss keeps up production

Apr 19, 2011
The boss of an auto parts company near the site of last month's earthquake and tsunami will not idle his factory, whatever the challenges.

In Japan, a displaced auto worker copes and hopes

Apr 15, 2011
An auto worker from Fukushima, forced from home by radiation leaks, deals with life in a shelter near Tokyo -- and hopes to regain her home and job.

Restoring Japan through entrepreneurship

Apr 14, 2011
Japan's economy is struggling to recover from last month's earthquake and tsunami. A Japanese business graduate says entrepreneurship is the answer.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Scientist says Japan needs nuclear power

Apr 13, 2011
The radiation leak at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant still dominates the headlines. Even so, one scientist argues nuclear power is Japan's future.

Radiation fears haunt Japan's fishing industry

Apr 12, 2011
A month after the earthquake that caused a leak at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, fishermen are struggling to overcome fears about fish safety.

A month after the earthquake, Japan struggles

Apr 11, 2011
One month after a 9.0 earthquake then a tsunami and nuclear leak hit Japan's Northeast coast, the country is struggling to mend its economy.

Japan: One month later

Apr 11, 2011
Today marks the one-month anniversary of the deadly earthquake and tsunami that struck Japan. Marketplace's Scott Tong reports from Tokyo on the country's rebuilding effort.



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Follow Marketplace's coverage of the devastating 8.9-magnitude earthquake that rocked Japan on March 11, 2011.