Pro-nuclear candidate elected Tokyo governor

via Al Jazeera / February 9, 2014 / Yoichi Masuzoe (pictured), a former health minister backed by Japan’s ruling party, has been elected as the new governor of Tokyo, after defeating two candidates who had promised to end nuclear power nearly three years after the Fukushima disaster. Masuzoe’s victory on Sunday was declared in exit polls on public broadcaster NHK within minutes after voting closed. “I want to make Tokyo the … Continue reading

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