Five years after the earthquake and tsunami, Japan is still picking up the pieces.
The bots remain the only hope of decommissioning the devastated nuclear reactors, a necessary step to regaining public trust.
The indictments are the first against officials at TEPCO.
"The despair of the life of an evacuee with no prospects in sight and the psychological distress in choosing to die in the
"There are no jobs. It's inconvenient and young people are scared of radiation," she said. "My daughter won't bring our grandsons
* Tepco strongly criticised for reaction to 2011 meltdowns (Adds company quote, radiation measurement, more details) Tepco
Tepco in November began the hazardous process of removing hundreds of brittle spent fuel rods from the damaged No. 4 reactor
Most candidates are opposed to restarting nuclear power plants and one, former prime minister Morihiro Hosokawa has received
For investors, it's always a good idea to get out of the old and into the new. You wouldn't want to be invested in the horse and buggy when cars were invented, and you don't want to be left holding a bag of uranium when everyone else is solar gazing.
TOKYO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Tokyo Electric Power Co should be stripped of the responsibility for shutting down its crippled