Amid panic about the possibility of a radioactive fallout from Japan, Geiger counters and radiation pills have been flying off the shelves, sometimes at unscrupulous prices.
North Korea's unprovoked artillery attack this week on the sparsely populated South Korean island of Yeonpyeong put a scare into the international community. What's even more frightening is contemplating the despotic regime's next step.
Hitachi and General Electric's nuclear power unit will open five new sales offices around the world by the end of this year. Target markets include the U.S., Vietnam, the U.K., Spain and Poland.