22 March 2011
Last updated at 14:12 ET
Tokyo Electric Power will have to compensate farmers for losses caused by the nuclear radiation leaks.
Japanese stocks are rising amid reports of progress in containing radiation leaks at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant.
Carmakers Toyota and Honda say they will not restart production this week as they struggle to get parts supplied.
Mexico's Finance Minister Ernesto Cordero says his country is set for strong growth, with no signs investment is being harmed by concerns over drug violence.
China's foreign ministry rejects claims by Google that Beijing is disrupting access to its e-mail service.
The chief executive of Dutch bank ING agrees to forgo his £1m bonus after a public outcry.
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