On 5/7/2013, Nuclear Emergency Response Headquarters of Cabinet office announced they are going to lift the hazard area in Futaba machi Fukushima as of 5/28/2013.
There will be no hazard area in Fukushima.
The town will be in “Evacuation order lifting preparation area” and ”Hard to return area”. The annual doses are less than 20mSv/y and over 50mSv/y. As to “Evacuation order lifting preparation area”, the regulation will be lifted after decontamination….
By Mike “Mish” Shedlock
Bloomberg reports Japan Machinery Orders Fall 13% in Sign of Limits on Investment.
The decline from the previous month, announced by the Cabinet Office today in Tokyo, compared with the median estimate in a Bloomberg News survey of 26 economists for a 1.7 percent fall.
Today’s data are a reminder that business investment will not drive the recovery, said Izumi Devalier, a Japan economist at HSBC Holdings Plc in Hong Kong.
Japan Refuses To Exit Triple-Dip Recession As Q4 GDP Disappoints Expectations Of A Positive Print
Despite so much pent up hope that Japan would post a 0.4% annualized growth (and a 0.1% rise Q/Q) in its Q4 GDP, finally exiting that pesky triple dip recession it has been stuck in for the past five years, moments ago the Cabinet Office reported that contrary to optimistic expectations, in the 4th quarter the [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / By Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Friday, January 11, 2013 12:18 PM
Bank of Japan to Adopt 2% Inflation Target
Bloomberg reports Yen Falls to Lowest Since 2010 on Stimulus
The yen reached the weakest since June 2010 versus the dollar after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government said it will spend 10.3 trillion yen ($116 billion) in new stimulus efforts that tend to weaken a currency.
The yen headed for a ninth weekly decline, the [...]
from John Nyaradi:
As Europe and Japan enter recession, can the United States be far behind?
Japan’s Cabinet Office recently reported that its second estimate of third-quarter GDP indicated contraction by 3.5%, consistent with its first estimate. Because second-quarter GDP contracted by 0.1%, the nation’s economy is now in recession. According to America’s Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI), Japan’s last recession (which began in the summer of 2008) ended in March [...]
Japan bankrupted even more… Japanese Economy Contracts at Fastest Pace Since Earthquake
Japanese Economy Contracts at Fastest Pace Since Earthquake
Japan’s economy shrank last quarter as exports tumbled and consumer spendingslumped, putting pressure on the central bank to add stimulus and hurting Prime MinisterYoshihiko Noda’s record as he prepares for elections.
Gross domestic product fell an annualized 3.5 percent, the most since the earthquake and tsunami in early 2011, Cabinet Office data showed today [...]
JAPAN’S 3Q GDP FELL 0.9% ON QUARTER -Bloomberg
Japan economy contracts at fastest pace since quake as exports slump and consumer spending slide
Japan’s economy contracted in the third quarter at the fastest pace since last year’s earthquake as exports slumped and consumer spending slid.
Gross domestic product fell an annualized 3.5 percent in the three months through September, after a revised 0.3 percent gain the previous quarter, the Cabinet Office said in Tokyo [...]
Holy shit…the ramifications of this are so so sinister….
Icke is validated by the day…what do we do?
The Government will announce details this month of a controversial national identity scheme which will allow people to use their mobile phones and social media profiles as official identification documents for accessing public services.
People wishing to apply for services ranging from tax credits to fishing licences and passports will be asked to choose [...]
Plans have been drawn up by the Government for a mass evacuation of London in the event of a terrorist attack, according to reports.
Leaked documents are said to detail how residents could be herded into “rest and reception areas” in the Home Counties in the event of an actual or imminent attack.
The confidential plan, codenamed Operation Sassoon, was presented to the London Resilience Forum at the Cabinet Office in July, [...]
Government considered evacuating 500,000 after nuclear accident
AJW by The Asahi Shimbun
May 10, 2012
In the days after the Great East Japan Earthquake last year, the Cabinet Office was drawing up plans to evacuate 500,000 people in a “worst-case scenario” at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
That plan would have relocated all people living within a 50-kilometer radius of the plant.
Koichiro Genba, then minister in charge of national policy [had] a [...]