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311 Disaster Update #38 - Traveling Japan after 311?


Live at 8pm (JST) on Tue, May 31, 2011, YokosoNews Emergency Weekly Update will talk about East Japan Great Disaster and Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant incident that you would not hear from other English media.

In this week, we will welcome Dean Wormald from japantravelmate.com to discuss about traveling Japan followed by the weekly Fukushima local update and weekly update.

In this week

* The program is subject to change, postpond or cancel at the last min.

1. Traveling Japan after 311 Disaster?

At 0:00:00

Dean Wormald from japantravelmate.com from Toyota, Aichi will join us to discuss about traveling Japan after the disaster. Is it safe? What Japanese people think about traveling? We'll have skype discussion about the issue. Then, we may have Fukushima update.

In addition, Wormald has additional question to Katz and Japanese people.

During the first segment, we talked about food safety and information.


You're welcome to give us any questions about traveling in Japan at the bottom of this page. Please leave us a question about traveling in Japan 1 hr before the live cast. I'll try to answer the question during the live cast.

When live cast begins, ask us a question via social timeline!

If you are or were going to come to Japan to travel, what would you ask? No holds barred (for travelers' only)

2. Fukushima update: West meet East, American musicians with Japanese heart

At 01:24:46

Taka, professional videogapher & moderator of "i-Breeze IWAKI" bring you the live report from Iwaki Fukushima.

In this week, two American musician with Japanese tradition came to Iwaki, Fukushima to perform Shamisen flute and Japanese koto on May 28, 2011

3. Weekly news update

At 01:49:26

The weekly summary of what has happened in North Japan and Fukushima Daichi Nuclear Power Plant.

In this week, the major concern was about Typhoon Songda (2nd) which brought quite a damage to Okinawa, Kyushu, Shikoku and Fukui. The Fukushima Daiichi NPP now had a little more radioactive contaminated water.

TEPCO started wiring damage payment to farmers and fishermen. The political debates kept coming back and forth. The other various "good" & "bad" updates between May 24 and May 31, 2011.


Watch at yokosonews.tv/


Date & Time

Tuesday, May, 31, 2011
8:00pm~11:00pm (Japan Standard Time)

* The program is subject to change, postpond or cancel at the last min.


Local times

Location Week Date Time
USA/Pacific Tuesday 5/31/2011 4:00am~
USA/Central Tuesday 5/31/2011 6:00am~
USA/Estern Tuesday 5/31/2011 7:00am~
Sao Paulo Tuesday 5/31/2011 8:00am~
London Tuesday 5/31/2011 12:00pm~
Madrid Tuesday 5/31/2011 1:00pm~
Paris Tuesday 5/31/2011 1:00pm~
Kuwait Tuesday 5/31/2011 2:00pm~
Moscow Tuesday 5/31/2011 3:00pm~
Mumbai Tuesday 5/31/2011 4:30pm~
Bangkok Tuesday 5/31/2011 6:00pm~
Singapore Tuesday 5/31/2011 7:00pm~
Sydney Tuesday 5/31/2011 9:00pm~

Click here for the extended list.

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Katz Ueno
As the Editor-in-chief & Producer of YokosoNews, Katz wants to show Japan to the rest of the world. Read more ยป