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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Tepco faces US$2b lawsuit as more US soldiers join action for Fukushima exposure

    Posted Mar 19th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... Utility faces mounting Fukushima compensation bill as more servicemen sign up for legal action Tokyo Electric Power's bill for its Fukushima nuclear disaster may swell as more United ... to the report. Tepco, as the Japanese utility is known, and the Japanese government conspired to create the false impression radiation leaking from the Fukushima Dai-Ichi plant did not pose a threat ...

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    Japan's fish still radioactive from Fukushima nuclear disaster

    Posted Oct 27th 2012, 12:00am by JULIAN RYALL IN TOKYO

    ... radioactive from Fukushima disaster As the sun comes up over Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market, it is business as usual. Cranes are lifting the carcasses of rime-covered tuna from the holds of battered ... that befell the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant on March 11 last year? Those thoughts will have been brought to the fore- but remained unspoken- after a marine chemist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic ...

  3. Thyroid growths found on Fukushima children

    Posted Jul 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Staff reporter in Tokyo A study on children in Fukushima prefecture has found that nearly 36 per cent have abnormal growths on their thyroids, although doctors say there is no link between the 'cluster' of cases and the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in March last year. The Sixth Report of Fukushima Prefecture Health Management Survey, released in April, included ...

  4. Observatory says radioactive dust levels safe

    Posted Mar 30th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Minnie Chan The Hong Kong Observatory detected radioactive dust from Fukushima in Hong Kong, but levels had been extremely low, it said yesterday. The observatory ... health concerns. It was the first time Hong Kong had detected radioactive dust since the devastating earthquake in Japan on March 11 which led to leaks from a nuclear power plant in Fukushima ...

  5. Japan's food exporters tell us why we can breathe easy

    Posted Mar 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Johannes Pong foodandwine@scmp.com Is Hong Kong's air pollution a bigger health threat than last year's radiation leakage from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant? ... some myths about Japanese products. Everyone's paranoid about something nowadays,' Kiuchi said. Ibaraki, located 200 kilometres from Fukushima prefecture, is the second-largest ...

  6. Plane cargo rejected over radiation levels

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... the province's occupational disease prevention centre had also set up a unit that specialised in detecting and treating radiation levels of passengers, particularly those returning from Fukushima, site ...

  7. The story behind nuclear power

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Karly Cox Nuclear power has been in the news a lot this year. The Fukushima Daiichi disaster, where reactors melted down and released radioactivity, made many people question ... It may kill straight away, or make people gradually ill over many years. Nuclear reactors are at risk of melting down, as we saw in Fukushima Daiichi in March. This is when the reactor's ...



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