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Suvendrini Kakuchi

Environment

Calls for nuclear compensation grow in Japan

Radioactive contamination in shiitake mushrooms has raised public clamour for compensation.

Politics

Pushing nuclear exports after Fukushima

Even though popular support for nuclear power is waning, Japan's government plans to boost its civilian nuclear exports.

Environment

Japan veers away from nuclear power

After the earthquake and subsequent disaster at Fukushima, Japan vows to increase its use of alternative energy sources.

Politics

Rajapaksa's minority report

Sri Lankan minorities worry re-elected president will ignore pleas for equal status.