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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US tested weapons to harm rice crop in Japan, report claims

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 11:48pm by AFP

    ... of biological weapons came into force. Okinawa was under post-second world war US rule until 1972. The US government has previously disclosed information about chemical and biological warfare tests ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe to sign deal with Australia PM Tony Abbott on military gear

    Posted Apr 04th 2014, 11:30pm by JULIAN

    ... chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear threats. Other early joint projects will focus on the development of equipment for humanitarian crises, peace-keeping operations and disaster recovery ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Panasonic offers pollution premium on top of pay for staff sent to China

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 11:41pm by AFP

    ... environmental consequences of the country's rapid industrialisation, among them smog, land laden with heavy metals, and rivers contaminated by chemicals. ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Fukushima water decontamination system shutdown after chemical leak

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 03:33pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Leak shuts Fukushima clean-up system A trouble-prone system used to decontaminate radioactive water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant was switched off yesterday because of a chemical leak, its operator said. Hydrochloric acid, used to neutralise alkaline water being decontaminated, was found seeping from a pipe joint, Tokyo Electric ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    US deploys new surveillance planes in Japan amid territorial row with China

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 11:45pm by AFP

    ... radar and anti-ship missiles, are designed to hunt submarines and other vessels. "The P-8A is the most advanced long-range anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare aircraft ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Plan to move Tokyo's huge Tsukiji fish market divides traders and customers

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 11:45pm by AFP

    ... The 40 hectares of land earmarked for the new market is soaked with toxic chemicals, the legacy of its previous life as a gas plant. Opponents have filed lawsuits over the city's purchase ...

  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Thousands of people left with skin blotches from Japan whitening creams

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 03:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Tokyo

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo More than 15,000 complaints received by cosmetics giant Kanebo More than 15,000 people in Japan have been left with skin blotches caused by a chemical ... containing the whitening chemical “Rhododenol”, in what has become an escalating public relations nightmare for the company. A third of the complaints are from people with “serious” symptoms ...

  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's dishonest labelling scandal spreads to top department stores

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 04:29pm by AFP

    ... an industrial chemical was added to infant formula milk with fatal results. But the nuclear disaster at Fukushima, which sent clouds of radiation over a swathe of Japanese farmland, dealt a blow ...

  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese Prime Minister orders Fukushima plant to close last two nuclear reactors

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... of the Fukushima plant," he said. During his tour, Abe was shown some of the 1,000 tanks containing radioactive water, water treatment equipment and a chemical dam being installed along the coast ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Okinawa's Agent Orange fears return with discovery of buried US barrels

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Authorities demand the US reveal what now-empty Dow Chemical barrels, discovered buried on former air force land, once contained Okinawa fears Agent Orange spill Persistent suspicions that the United States stored the defoliant Agent Orange at its bases on Okinawa are back in the spotlight after the recent discovery of ageing chemical barrels buried on former ...




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