05 Nov '11, 9am

Japan nuclear minister cool in eye of the storm - Channel NewsAsia: via @AddThis日本の細野大臣の冷たさ-世界最悪の原子力災害で細野大臣は軽く見ている。

Japan nuclear minister cool in eye of the storm - Channel NewsAsia: via @AddThis日本の細野大臣の冷たさ-世界最悪の原子力災害で細野大臣は軽く見ている。

TOKYO: For a man who has spent almost every waking hour over the past half year shepherding Japan through one of the world's worst nuclear disasters, Goshi Hosono wears his worries lightly. The youthful and telegenic government pointman on the Fukushima clean-up has been in his post since shortly after the earthquake and tsunami of March 11. He has outlived one prime minister and counts as a survivor in the revolving door world of Japanese politics, a place peopled largely by faceless men in grey suits who are all but unknown in the world outside the debating chamber. Despite a series of setbacks at Fukushima, including the revelation this week that spontaneous fission had been detected inside a reactor that was supposed to be all but extinct, Hosono is upbeat. "We have come a long way in our efforts to control the accident," he told AFP in an interview. "It was the emerge...

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