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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Fukushima nuclear crisis adds risk for Japan’s recovery plan

by in Asia-Pacific.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during the Tokyo 2020 bid presentation during the 125th IOC Session - 2020 Olympics Host City Announcement at Hilton Hotel on September 7, 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during the Tokyo 2020 bid presentation during the 125th IOC Session. Ian Walton/Getty Images

The decision by the International Olympic Committee to award the 2020 Olympics to Tokyo suggests that the Committee has been assured by prime minister Shinzo Abe’s pledge that the Fukushima crisis would be over by then.
If Abenomics is successful, and the country follows a trajectory back to health, the games will be…

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