Taiwan lifts ban on Fukushima food, Beijing most unhappy, says analyst

China 02/12/22, 09:28

According to Chinese-language media Da Ji Yuan, Japan's "Sankei Shimbun" Taipei branch director Akio Yaita said that after Taiwan lifts the ban on Fukushima food imports, Taiwan-Japan relations will be more stable, and China is the only one left in the world to reject Japanese food. And the most unhappy ...

Removal of fuel in pool at Fukushima’s melted reactor begins

World 04/14/19, 20:54

The operator of the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant has begun removing fuel from a cooling pool at one of three reactors that melted down in the 2011 disaster, a milestone in the decades-long process to decommission the plant.Tokyo Electric Power Co. said Monday that workers started removing the first of ...

Japan’s PM visits Fukushima nuke plant in revival message

World 04/14/19, 05:11

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Sunday visited the Fukushima nuclear plant, which sank into meltdowns after a tsunami eight years ago, in an effort to highlight revival and safety as the nation prepares to host the 2020 Olympics.The visit by Abe, who last went to the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant ...

Japan lifts evacuation in parts of Fukushima plant hometown

World 04/09/19, 21:00

Japan partially lifted an evacuation order in one of the two hometowns of the tsunami-wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant on Wednesday for the first time since the 2011 disaster.Decontamination efforts have lowered radiation levels significantly in the area about 7 kilometers (4 miles) southwest of the plant where three reactors had ...

UN expert urges Japan to stop returning kids hear Fukushima

U.S. 10/26/18, 03:31

A U.N. human rights expert is urging the Japanese government to stop returning children and women of reproductive age to areas near the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant where radiation levels remain higher than what was considered safe before the 2011 nuclear disaster. Baskut Tuncak, the independent investigator on hazardous substances and ...

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