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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese issued with anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:20pm by AFP

    ... started on Sunday for those living within 5km of the Sendai nuclear plant. The site, roughly 1,000 km from Tokyo on the southern island of Kyushu, recently cleared new safety standards and could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561381/japanese-issued-anti-radiation-pills-ahead-nuclear-restart
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe says he will see to restart of nuclear power station in southwestern Japan

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 02:03pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... is seen as a major step toward becoming the first nuclear facility to restart under new safety standards introduced following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear crisis. Kyushu Electric and eight other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556601/abe-says-he-will-see-nuclear-power-station-restart-southwestern-japan
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Fukushima nuclear plant diverting groundwater to stem contamination

    Posted May 21st 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... battling the perception that their catch is not safe to eat because of pollutants from the plant. The bypass got the green light after Tepco pledged it would exceed normal safety standards ... water, Tepco said. Environmental activists Greenpeace warned yesterday that this groundwater release must not be allowed to lower the standards for future discharge. The decision by local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1517444/fukushima-nuclear-plant-diverting-groundwater-stem-contamination
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan may only be able to restart one-third of its nuclear reactors

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:36pm by Reuters

    ... emissions. “A VERY GOOD GUESS” Japan had 54 nuclear reactors supplying about 30 per cent of the nation’s electricity before an earthquake and tsunami destroyed the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power ... to experts commissioned by the NRA. Twelve reactors will reach or exceed the standard life expectancy of 40 years within the next five years, probably sealing their fate in the new, harsher ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1463159/japan-may-only-be-able-restart-one-third-its-nuclear-reactors
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Barack Obama dines with Shinzo Abe at elite sushi restaurant in Tokyo

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 10:08pm by AFP

    ... restaurant run by 88-year-old Jiro Ono. The outing was unusually casual by Japanese standards and underscored the effort by both countries to strengthen the personal relationship between Obama ... standards and tireless work ethic have made him legendary among global foodies. Ono's rigid discipline and unending pursuit of perfection were the subject of the 2011 US documentary, Jiro ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1495349/barack-obama-dines-shinzo-abe-elite-sushi-restaurant-tokyo
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    World's longest-serving death row inmate freed and granted retrial in Japan after 45 years

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 04:49pm by AFP

    ... interrogations persist under a long-held belief that a confession is the gold standard of guilt. Hakamada's sister Hideko, 81, who has campaigned for a retrial for decades, thanked supporters who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1458493/japan-orders-release-longest-held-death-row-inmate
  7. Sport - Rugby - JAPAN

    Living the Wright dream in the professional era

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 09:37pm by John Carney

    ... standard. "I'll come back to Hong Kong eventually, whatever happens." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/sport/rugby/article/1459618/living-wright-dream-professional-era
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

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

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

    ... a special review for those sent to Chinese cities." At the weekend, a top Chinese environment official said that air quality was below national standards in almost all China's major cities last year. Premier Li Keqiang has pledged to "declare war" on pollution. Only three of the 74 cities monitored by the government met a new air-quality standard, said Wu Xiaoqing, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1448122/panasonic-offers-pollution-premium-top-pay-staff-sent-china
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - JAPAN

    'It is not twilight, but a new dawn that is breaking over Japan': Shinzo Abe

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 12:51pm by Shinzo Abe

    ... For example, in Japanese cities aspiring to world-class status, limits on floor space will become a thing of the past. We will soon see high-quality housing, business complexes, and zero-emissions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1412415/it-not-twilight-new-dawn-breaking-over-japan-shinzo-abe
  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Pollution from China triggers health alert in Japan's Kumamoto prefecture

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... warning over smog drifting from China. Officials in Kumamoto, on Kyushu island, said the air quality was likely to be substantially below national standards, amid warnings of health risks ... that blankets China has been blamed on emissions from coal- burning power stations, but also on exhaust fumes from vehicles on the traffic-clogged streets of the world's largest car market. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1180527/pollution-china-triggers-health-alert-japans-kumamoto-prefecture

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