30 Apr '11, 9pm

Chorus of critics grows against Japan PM - Today Online: and for improperly raising the limit for radiation expo...

TOKYO - Criticism of the Japanese government's handling of the crisis at a radiation-spewing nuclear power plant increased yesterday, with a new poll indicating three-quarters of the people disapprove and a key adviser quitting in protest. A Kyodo News service poll released yesterday showed that Prime Minister Naoto Kan's support ratings were plunging. The poll reported that 76 per cent of the respondents think Mr Kan is not exercising sufficient leadership in handling the country's earthquake, tsunami and nuclear triple crisis, up from 63.7 per cent in the previous survey in late March. Late on Friday, Mr Toshiso Kosako, a professor at the University of Tokyo's graduate school and an expert on radiation exposure, announced he was stepping down as a government adviser over what he lambasted as unsafe, slipshod measures. He was appointed by Mr Kan after the March 11 disaste...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC110501-0000328/Chorus...

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