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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

    ... reactors slated to restart this year, reflecting concerns about atomic power after the Fukushima crisis. The move to distribute the pills- which help to reduce radiation build-up in the body- ... reactors at the Sendai plant were safe enough to switch back on, marking a big step towards restarting nuclear plants which were shuttered after Fukushima. Officials in Satsumasendai city ...

  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan’s nuclear watchdog gives green light to restart two nuclear reactors

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 05:12pm by AFP

    ... atomic reactors  are safe enough to switch back on. The move by the Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) marks a major step towards restarting atomic plants  shut down after the Fukushima plant ... is simmering in Japan more than three years after the Fukushima power plant was crippled following an earthquake and tsunami in the worst atomic disaster since Chernobyl in 1986. Following the meltdown ...

  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Mount Fuji at greater risk of eruption due to 2011 quake, scientists warn

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 10:25pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Scientists say stresses put on the volcano bythe disaster creates a higher risk of eruption Mount Fuji 'under pressure' since 2011 earthquake Scientists from Japan and France have warned that the famous volcano Mount Fuji i ...

  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japanese farmers seek aid for cattle in Fukushima radiation zone

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 04:12pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Two cattle farmers whose livelihoods were destroyed in the March 2011 Fukushima meltdown have taken a black bull to protest over their plight at the Agriculture ... where access has been restricted due to radiation fears since the March 2011 meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant. The two drove down from Fukushima, bringing the black bull ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Quake measuring 6.8 causes small tsunami on Japan's northeastern shores

    Posted Jul 12th 2014, 02:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo 6.8 magnitude tremor near site of 2011 quake that triggered tsunami- and more on the way Fukushima aftershock won't be the last Seismologists said an earthquake that struck near Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant yesterday was an aftershock of the quake that sparked 2011's deadly tsunami along the country's northeast ...

  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan's nuclear safety regulator accused of ignoring risk from volcanoes

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 10:17pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Critics say that post Fukushima, regulators have failed to fully consider dangers of 'Ring of Fire' when deciding if power stations can reopen Volcanoes next nuclear bogeyman In the three years since the Fukushima disaster, Japan's utilities have pledged US$15 billion to harden their nuclear plants against earthquakes, tsunamis, tornadoes ...

  7. JAPAN

    Stories from Fukushima: Three years on

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 11:08am by Kristine Kwok and Robin Fall

    ... Kristine Kwok and Robin Fall In a special report, the Post examines the enduring suffering and displacement caused by the Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan on 11 March 2011. In a special ... coast and triggered nuclear meltdown in a Fukushima power plant, residents in affected areas are slowly rebuilding their homes, but many question whether the government has learnt their lesson ...

  8. News - Asia - Fukushima

    Japan approves energy plan reinstating nuclear power despite public concerns

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 09:59am by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Decision to switch mothballed nuclear power production back on likely to be unpopular as Tepco continues to wrestle with problems at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima plant ... the 2011 Fukushima disaster. But the plan may too little too late for the country’s moribund atomic industry, which is floundering under the weight of estimated losses of almost US$50 billion, ...

  9. News - Asia - NUCLEAR ENERGY

    Japanese director breaks industry taboo with crowd-funded nuclear drama

    Posted Jan 03rd 2014, 06:10pm by AFP

    ... director Takafumi Ota had a problem. He needed studio financing for a film that was harshly critical of the nuclear industry in the aftermath of Fukushima, but no one was interested in funding his ... senior film director told me, ‘Don’t do this. You’ll never be able to make commercial films.’” With few options to make the film, but a groundswell of anti-nuclear feeling in post-Fukushima ...

  10. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Nuclear experts blast Fukushima operator Tepco over leaks

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 07:53pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Foreign nuclear experts on Friday blasted the operator of Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear plant, with one saying its lack of transparency over radioactive ... contamination,” Klein said. “These events detract from the progress that you have made on your clean-up and reform for the Fukushima (plant).” Tepco’s President Naomi Hirose apologised later on Friday, ...




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