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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. Events

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Monday, April 18: Joint chamber breakfast: 'Urban regeneration in a global city'. Hong Kong Club. American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'The brutal truth about Asian branding?' American Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Fukushima nuclear accident- Cause, status and consequences'. Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Royal overseas league, Hong ...

  3. Missing Hongkonger found helping victims

    Posted Mar 24th 2011, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau A Hong Kong resident who emigrated to Fukushima has no plans to return to Hong Kong as he is serving as a volunteer in a relief centre making meals for earthquake victims, ... was now in Thailand. Chan said it was a selfless act for the Hongkonger to serve the victims near Fukushima, where radiation from the crippled nuclear power plant has forced thousands to leave ...

  4. HK food trade adapts to survive

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com The impact of the nuclear reactor meltdown in Fukushima triggered by the tsunami last March was felt far and wide. Hong Kong's restaurant trade will never ... the quake. The beef trade was particularly hard hit because many farms used straw from Fukushima to feed their cattle, said Takehisa, who uses home-grown straw. Sales are still down by about 20 per ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Japan to restart working visits for HK's young

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... government showed the amount of food contaminated by radiation had been greatly reduced. All marine products except baby fish from Fukushima, the prefecture hit by the nuclear crisis, were deemed safe. As for vegetables, only those from selected areas of Fukushima and spinach from Miyagi were still banned for domestic sales. 'We will intensify PR efforts to show food in [HK] ...

  7. Certificates to ease fears about Japanese seafood

    Posted Apr 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... But the recent nuclear radiation crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant alarmed many people here. Some Japanese restaurants have announced that their food does not come from Japan. Consul ... tours to Japan this month and next over fears relating to the nuclear disaster at Fukushima. Japan this week raised the severity level of the incident to seven, which is the same classification ...

  8. Talking points

    Posted May 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... this week to open a 25,000 sq ft dining complex at the Harbourfront Landmark in Hung Hom, the first step in an expansion plan throughout Asia. Congress to focus on post-Fukushima nuclear power ... the resumption of China's nuclear energy programme 'after gaining experience from Fukushima', Japan's main nuclear power station that was hit by a tsunami on March 11 last year. Other ...

  9. HK offers a 'safe haven' after quake

    Posted Apr 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and the subsequent leak of radiation from the damaged nuclear reactors at Fukushima. He said his company had received more than 2,000 inquiries from clients around the world asking for information and requesting assistance, particularly after the crisis at Fukushima, north of Tokyo. 'They want reliable information- what is the scale of the threat? Is it likely to get worse,' he said. ...

  10. Fast-track work visas for fleeing Japan executives

    Posted Apr 03rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... about radiation from the crippled Fukushima nuclear fuel plant and further earthquakes. 'Many applicants were very glad that we could grant the visa within two days,' said newly ... with the aftermath of the twin disasters which have left 11,800 people confirmed dead and 15,500 missing and with the crisis at the Fukushima plant 250 kilometres northeast of Tokyo. Nuclear power shutdowns ...




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