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Chinese Film Screens in Tokyo International Film Festival Despite Political Conflict

Karin Badt | Posted 12.23.2012 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

The buzz at the opening gala party of this year's Tokyo International Film Festival among journalists was whether the intensifying Japan-China conflict about the Senkaku Islands was going to affect the festival.

Why Japan's Red Cross Still Hasn't Doled Out Donations To Quake Victims

Posted 06.07.2011 | Impact

The Japanese government has admitted it was slow to respond to the the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis. Now, almost a month after the disaster,...

Poor Risk Communication in Japan Makes Things Worse

David Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Ropeik

Risk management in a crisis has to include not just the threat itself but also how people perceive and respond to the threat. Risk communication is a vital tool; for managing that part of the overall risk.

Japan Temporarily Abandons Nuclear Plant Due To Radiation Concerns

AP/The Huffington Post | By ERIC TALMADGE and SHINO YUASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Japan ordered emergency workers to withdraw from its stricken nuclear power complex Wednesday amid a surge in radiation, temporar...