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  1. Fukushima plant crisis sparks meeting in Beijing

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Staff Reporter A Hong Kong government delegation travelled to Beijing yesterday to visit the National Nuclear Safety Administration to exchange views on energy safety and development following the Fukushima nuclear crisis in Japan. Led by Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah, the delegation was joined by power firm representatives, members of the Energy Advisory ...

  2. Man-made lessons for nuclear power

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the Fukushima disaster last year. Organisers say about 170,000 packed a Tokyo park to protest against the government's decision to restart the country's nuclear reactors. They were galvanised ... occurred, investigations have cited human failings. Nuclear power is a clean, efficient alternative to fossil fuels. Fukushima is a reminder that full transparency about operations and risk ...

  3. Who said it?

    Posted Dec 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kids do make mistakes... the next thing the club will do is to give him a helping hand Sapling team manager Philip Lee Fai-lap on player Iu Wai (pictured) confessing to match-fixing charges A stable condition has been achieved. It is judged that the accident at the plant itself has ceased Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda, declaring the Fukushima nuclear plant to be safe ...

  4. Talking points

    Posted May 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... findings at the end of October. Ex-prime minister testifies at Fukushima inquiry Former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan is expected to testify before a parliamentary committee investigating last year's Fukushima nuclear disaster. The panel is to question Kan on his handling of the nuclear crisis after the 9.0-magnitude quake and tsunami on March 11 left crippled the nuclear power plant. ...

  5. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to leave Tokyo or Japan, beyond the 20-kilometre evacuation zone surrounding the Fukushima nuclear power plant. ...

  6. Talking points

    Posted May 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to restart two offline nuclear reactors amid criticism over the safety of atomic power after the massive quake and tsunami in March last year caused reactor meltdowns at Fukushima. 165,000 spectators ...

  7. Will Noda usher in a hard-edged nationalism?

    Posted Sep 06th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Donald Kirk Japan's new prime minister, Yoshihiko Noda, takes over a system that's divided and weakened by the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power plant in March. ... and the euro. As for bucking the trend towards nuclear power, he's expected to press for full recovery, not for turning back the clock on nuclear energy. Six months after Fukushima, the impetus ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Apr 19th 2011, 12:00am

    ... that were most affected by last month's earthquake and tsunami- Miyagi, Fukushima, Ibaraki and Iwate. The government also sent 30,000 more cans of food and 100,000 pairs of socks to Japan yesterday on a request from Tokyo. This is the second batch of relief materials to be sent and it will arrive today. The first batch of materials, including 20,000 cans, arrived in Fukushima ...

  9. Talking points

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... the evening's fray. Cabinet vote on Fukushima compensation cash The Japanese cabinet is expected to approve the Tokyo Electric Power Co compensation bill, which will allow the government to help Tepco compensate victims of the nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi plant caused by Japan's March 11 earthquake and tsunami (left). Payouts are expected to run into the tens of billions of US ...

  10. Quotes of the Week

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... emanating from a Fukushima nuclear power plant ...




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