Japanese Economy, Trade and Industry Minister Yoshio Hachiro, appointed only a week ago in the new government of Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, bows at a news conference at the ministry in Tokyo on September 10, 2011. Hachiro offered his resignation over his comments about radiation contamination in crisis-hit Fukushima, Japanese media reported.   AFP PHOTO / KAZUHIRO NOGI (Photo credit should read KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)