Post Fukushima Disaster

I wonder why nobody seems to be interested on this situation. nearly 9 years after the disaster, TEPCO is still trying to cool down the reactors and in mid 2020 will have no more storage available for the contaminated water on the Fukushima site. There are official talks around throwing the water to the Pacific […]

some things need to change

no comment…have a read and re-think many other countries could think too, France for example where there is a double view on this, there are strict rules but we all know women who went to doctors and doctors said they had no proof and would not certify. we all know women who go to police […]

Japan – Dynasties in Politics

From the western world, we perceive Japan as a very advanced democracy with a cycle of political crisis, prime ministers changing often OnceĀ  you live here for a while, you realise that ministers are ministers’sons and grandsons and that nothing really ever changes the latest is that Koizumi Junior becomes a minister at 38, that […]

Super ageing country #2

Japan has a record low population, even lower than expected , now under 125M Japanese, the country expects to go as low as 88M in 2050 New York Times published an analysis last week on the topic saying that China is following this pattern and Europe is watching this without any prospect of solution