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  1. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Plan to move Tokyo's huge Tsukiji fish market divides traders and customers

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 11:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo After 80 years, Tsukiji will be relocated from prime site in Tokyo to state-of-the-art facility Plan to move world's biggest fish market divides traders As most of Tokyo sleeps, men in rubber boots haggle over tuna in the halls of Tsukiji market. The clang of a bell around 5.30am kicks off the action at the world's biggest fish emporium. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1395297/plan-move-tokyos-huge-tsukiji-fish-market-divides-traders-and-customers
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Water leaks may become new Japan nuclear disaster

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 10:31am by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... nearly 300,000 tons of partially treated contaminated water are less-durable ones with rubber seams. Tepco says the tanks that have leaked use rubber seams that were intended to last about five years. Tepco spokesman Masayuki Ono said it plans to build additional tanks with welded seams that are more watertight, but will still have to rely on ones with rubber seams. Figuring out what ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1298528/water-leaks-may-become-new-japan-nuclear-disaster
  3. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Hundreds of tonnes of radioactive water leak from Fukushima

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 11:55am by AP

    ... involved leakages of only up to 10 litres. Tepco says the tanks that have leaked use rubber seams that were intended to last about five years. Ono said Tepco plans to build additional tanks with welded seams that are more watertight, but will still have to rely on ones with rubber seams. About 350 of some 1,000 steel tanks built across the plant complex containing nearly 300,000 tonnes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1297995/operator-crippled-japan-nuclear-plant-says-tank-leaked-contaminated-water
  4. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Overflowing tank cause of new leak at Fukushima

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 08:19pm by AP

    ... rubber-seamed tanks that Tepco had built quickly to accommodate swelling amounts of contaminated water, and the plant has promised to replace them with more durable welded tanks, which take more time ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1323700/overflowing-tank-cause-new-leak-fukushima
  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan PM Shinzo Abe pledges greater government role at Fukushima

    Posted Aug 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the frequent use of INES evaluations in the future, saying this risked clouding the issue in the public mind. Local regulators on Wednesday rubber-stamped their earlier assessment of the huge spill, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1300415/japan-pm-shinzo-abe-pledges-greater-government-role-fukushima
  6. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Abe vows to be more hands-on at Fukushima

    Posted Aug 29th 2013, 03:54pm by AFP

    ... clouding the issue in the public mind. Local regulators on Wednesday rubber-stamped their earlier assessment of the huge spill, in which one of around 1,000 tanks at the site was found to be holed, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1300354/japan-pm-shinzo-abe-pledges-greater-government-role-fukushima
  7. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Stop sending ‘confusing messages’ on Fukushima, IAEA tells Japan

    Posted Aug 28th 2013, 03:10pm by AFP

    ... since the March 2011 meltdowns had. Local regulators yesterday rubber-stamped their earlier assessment of the huge spill, in which one of around 1,000 tanks at the site was found to be holed, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1300061/japanese-agency-labels-radioactive-leak-serious
  8. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Japan nuclear crisis crew not told of danger, says worker

    Posted Nov 01st 2012, 12:53pm by Associated Press in Iwaki

    ... about the day’s work. They donned double-layer coveralls underneath waterproof hazmat suits, charcoal-filtered full-face masks and double-layered rubber gloves. Each picked up a pocket ... high, but shouldn’t be a problem. “There was no mention of the water,” Shinichi said. So the men wore whatever boots were available – only two wore knee-high rubber boots, and four others, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1074239/japan-nuclear-crisis-crew-not-told-danger-says-worker
  9. News - Asia - JAPAN

    After 44 years, unsolved bank truck heist continues to fascinate in Japan

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Seconds after the cop ducked underneath the car, plumes of smoke began billowing up and he screamed at them to flee. "It's dynamite. It's going to blow!" he yelled, sending ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1101595/after-44-years-unsolved-bank-truck-heist-continues-fascinate-japan

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