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Feb 29, 2012
The BBC's Roland Buerk is one of the few foreign journalists who has been allowed inside the Fukushima nuclear power station that melted down after the earthquake in Japan last year. He describes the atmosphere, and the steps for the future.
Dec 14, 2011
Japanese camera maker Olympus has been in trouble recently over alleged fraud. It met a deadline to avoid being delisted on the Tokyo stock exchange, but it isn't out of the woods yet.
Aug 15, 2011
Even though hundreds of factories across Japan were destroyed in the March earthquake and tsunami, manufacturing is recovering. Part of it comes from Japan's increasing investment in public reconstruction projects.
May 27, 2011
Japan's consumer prices rose for the first time in over two years in April, due in part to natural disasters and increased fuel prices. But economists say there are some benefits to the news.
Apr 20, 2011
The Japanese government says companies shipped less stuff abroad in March because of supply disruptions from last month's massive earthquake and tsunami. The BBC's Roland Buerk explains why American companies could benefit.