• 19 Aug 2011

    One man told us he had come out of “a sense of duty” and there were others who were simply told by their employers that they had to work at Fukushima. “Could you refuse?” I asked one technician. “Well, that would put you in a very uncomfortable position,” he said before adding, “Japanese workers are very obedient.”

  • 22 Mar 2011

    Alex Thomson on the remarkable effort to keep Japan’s airports operational just ten days after the devastating tsunami.

  • 21 Mar 2011

    The town of Taro’s walls are in ruins; an earth and concrete embankment gouged and worn to nothing by the influx of thousands of tonnes of Pacific Ocean, blogs Alex Thomson from Japan.

  • 15 Mar 2011

    Walking the upturned streets of Ofunato in Japan, Alex Thomson paints a desolate scene of destruction in another day witnessing what he says is the worst disaster he has visited in his career.

  • 15 Mar 2011

    Channel 4 News Chief Correspondent Alex Thomson on working in post-tsunami Japan where food is scarce but journalists are given rare access to worst-hit areas.