Latest update: 11/04/2011
Japan's heroes: nuclear workers on the frontline
This special edition of the Week in Asia is devoted to Japan. We take a look at the Fukushima plant, where dozens of workers are risking their lives to minimise radioactive leaks. Thousands have fled their homes to escape the nuclear threat; we bring you their tales of survival. Finally, how have the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crises impacted on the country’s government?