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Yukio Edano

is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan and member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). He is the chief cabinet secretary in the Kan government. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Kumano, Hiroshima: The brush capital of Japan
2014-03-17
... Soccer World Cup in 2011, then prime minister Naoto Kan presented the team's members with a set of Kumano makeup brushes. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano said the brushes "showcase Japan's traditional craftsmanship and global brand power.".
(KSPR)
  1. Welcome to Kumano, brush-making capital of Japan

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Decision not to indict Kan over 3/11 upheld
2014-02-27
Then-Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano and Masataka Shimizu, former president of Tokyo Electric Power Co., were among the accused. At issue was whether the government and Tepco failed to take sufficient steps to deal with the initial crisis after the ...
(The Japan Times)

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    New book about Fukushima reveals details on the radiation disaster
    2014-02-12
    Yukio Edano, Chief Cabinet Secretary along with other officials tried to persuade people that the amount of radiation leaking into the ocean "'does not have immediate effects on health'… that expression could be interpreted in two conflicting ways ...
    (The Voice of Russia)
    1. 'Fukushima: The Story Of A Nuclear Disaster' Reveals New Insight Into Japanese ...
    2. Many foreigners in Fukushima fled after crisis, news reporting questioned

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    The buck stops nowhere
    2013-09-12
    The prosecution cleared former Prime Minister Naoto Kan, former trade and industry minister Banri Kaieda (now Democratic Party of Japan chief), former Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano and Mr. Shunsuke Kondo, head of the Nuclear Energy ...
    (The Japan Times)

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      Former PM Naoto Kan denies criminal responsibility for Fukushima disaster
      2013-08-15
      Two of his cabinet members – then Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Banri Kaieda, and then Chief Cabinet Secretary Yukio Edano – were also blamed. People believe that the reactor's internal pressure might've been lessened if Kan ordered TEPCO ...
      (The Japan Daily Press)
      1. Former Japan PM Kan denies role in Fukushima nuclear crisis

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      Huffington Post Japan Goes Live
      2013-05-07
      The Japanese-language site has lined up some heavyweight figures for its bow, including former minister Yukio Edano, who was the face of the government as spokesperson during the Fukushima nuclear crisis in the spring of 2011. Other columnists include ...
      (Hollywood Reporter)

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        Work resumes on Aomori's new Oma nuclear plant
        2013-03-11
        Both J-Power officials and then-energy minister Yukio Edano say there was no conversation between the government and the company about the resumption. But company officials say they took it as a sign of government approval when Edano visited Aomori ...
        (The Japan Times)

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          Mega solar power plants may be excessively concentrated in Hokkaido
          2012-12-08
          ... increase in solar power generation facilities since the introduction five months ago of incentives to invest in clean energy, but the northernmost prefecture Hokkaido faces an excess of massive-scale solar plants, industry minister Yukio Edano said ...
          (Power Engineering Magazine)
          1. Solar plant glut seen headed for Hokkaido

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          EU to pursue Japan trade deal
          2012-11-29
          On Friday Yukio Edano, Japan's trade and industry minister, welcomed the EU's decision. ''We would like to take advantage of the pact for deepening Japan's economic relations with the EU market and promoting Japan's economic growth,'' said Mr Edano, ...
          (Financial Times)
          1. Japan welcomes EU decision to start bilateral

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