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Japan's debt rating cut by Moody's
Weak economy, high government debt and tsunami prompt credit ratings agency to downgrade world's third largest economy.
Last updated: 24 Aug 2011 04:41 GMT
Japan pledges fresh nuclear safety measures
Japan says it was unprepared for nuclear disaster in report due to be submitted to UN's atomic agency.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2011 16:38 GMT
Japan veers away from nuclear power
After the earthquake and subsequent disaster at Fukushima, Japan vows to increase its use of alternative energy sources.
Last updated: 11 May 2011 15:45 GMT
Japan downgrades economic outlook
Cost of rebuilding disaster-devastated region estimated at $295bn as government says economy is in "a severe condition".
Last updated: 13 Apr 2011 14:14 GMT
Japan mulls huge sheet for nuclear plant
Operator of crippled Fukushima plant considers wrapping leaking reactors, as officials dump radioactive water into sea.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2011 19:53 GMT
Japan nuclear debate on safety and energy
Crisis sparks public anger and spurs debate over country's energy policy.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2011 19:33 GMT
Japan nuclear plant 'improving'
Government says cooling efforts at quake-hit Fukushima complex showing improvement, but situation remains uncertain.
Last updated: 20 Mar 2011 15:50 GMT
Japan races to cool stricken reactors
Workers at Fukushima nuclear plant return to work after high radiation forced them to briefly abandon their posts.
Last updated: 16 Mar 2011 16:19 GMT
Fears over Japan nuclear fallout
Possibility of a nuclear disaster looms as hydrogen explosion reported at the quake-hit Fukushima power plant.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2011 07:08 GMT
New Japan stimulus package approved
Cabinet plan to boost gross domestic product and save 500,000 jobs will need parliament backing to be implemented.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2010 12:59 GMT
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