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Mark Willacy travels to radiation-poisoned Fukushima as few residents return home after evacuation lift. He uncovers startling new evidence of the dangers that still lurk there, and the near insurmountable task of cleaning it up.
As tensions with China continue to escalate, Japan is ramping up the role of its military as a deterrent power. But many are worried this aggressive posture will lead to a repeat of the mistakes of the past.
It's what post-Fukushima Japan fears the most; cancer. Three years after the worst nuclear disaster in a generation, there is growing evidence that a cancer cluster has developed and the victims are children.
If your children had been snatched by your partner and taken overseas you'd hope the authorities would do everything in their power to retrieve them. But in Japan, the law is on the side of the kidnapper.
On the 11th of March last year Japan's worst ever natural disaster killed almost 20,000 people. This report reveals the controversy surrounding it and the pain of rebuilding under the fear of radioactivity.
Japan has always been energy hungry and addicted to nuclear power. Yet the tsunami washed away old certainties and there's a growing, ground-level wave of anger about the way the nuclear industry operates.
The Japanese town of Rikuzentakata was once a prosperous and scenic fishing village. Torn apart by the tsunami, today it is choked with dirt and debris, empty except for the bulldozers gnawing at its remains.
He proudly represented North Korea in the world cup. Yet Jong Tae Se was born and raised in Japan. He represents a 600 000 strong community of Korean descendents for whom Kim Jong-Il can do no wrong.