• Sun, 25 Nov 2018 01:00
    IOC chief 'impressed' at Fukushima recovery progress
    Olympics chief Thomas Bach said Saturday he was impressed at the "great progress" made in the reconstruction of Fukushima, in a visit to the region devastated by the 2011 tsunami and nuclear disaster.
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  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:42
    Japan firms used foreign trainees at Fukushima cleanup: reports
    Four Japanese companies made foreign trainees in the country to learn professional skills take part in decontamination work after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, local media said Friday.
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  • Mon, 18 Jun 2018 01:00
    Fukushima nuclear plants finally face decommissioning
    Tomoaki Kobayakawa, the president of Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO), has told Fukushima Governor Masao Uchibori that the company plans to decommission all four reactors at its Fukushima No 2 nuclear power plant.
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:00
    Citizen scientists take on Japan govt with ‘Google Street View’ of Fukushima radiation 
    Beneath the elegant curves of the roof on the Seirinji Buddhist temple in Japan’s Fukushima region hangs an unlikely adornment: a Geiger counter collecting real-time radiation readings.
  • Tue, 13 Mar 2018 01:00
    Fukushima fish deemed fit for Thai market
    THE FIRST SHIPMENT of fish imported to Thailand from Japan’s Fukushima prefecture following the March 2011 nuclear disaster has been declared safe for consumption.
  • Sun, 11 Mar 2018 14:05
    'Citizen scientists' track radiation seven years after Fukushima
    Koriyama, Japan - Beneath the elegant curves of the roof on the Seirinji Buddhist temple in Japan's Fukushima region hangs an unlikely adornment: a Geiger counter collecting real-time radiation readings.
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  • Wed, 07 Mar 2018 04:00
    Criticism over Fukushima fish imports
    AUTHORITIES HAVE defended Thailand’s importation of fish from Fukushima, the scene of a major nuclear accident and radioactive leak in 2011.
  • Sun, 11 Feb 2018 11:58
    Drone to probe Fukushima N-plant interior
    TOKYO - Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. plans to use a small unmanned aerial vehicle to closely inspect conditions inside the No. 3 reactor building of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant as early as this month.
  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:19
    Fukushima operator releases fresh images of reactor wreckage
    The operator of Fukushima's crippled nuclear power plant has released fresh images of the wreckage inside a damaged reactor, showing broken metal parts and debris that could be melted fuel.
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  • Wed, 27 Dec 2017 12:54
    Fukushima operator wins first safety approval since disaster
    Japan's nuclear watchdog Wednesday gave a formal green light to the operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant to restart two reactors, the first since the 2011 atomic crisis.
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  • Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:20
    Japan government not responsible for Fukushima: court     
    Tokyo - A Japanese court ruled Friday that the plant operator not the government was responsible for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, ordering the former to pay damages.
  • Sat, 22 Jul 2017 01:00
    Underwater robot probes inside Fukushima reactor
    TOKYO - The operator of Japan's stricken Fukushima nuclear plant said Friday it is using an underwater robot in a renewed attempt to inspect damage suffered in a tsunami-induced meltdown.
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:11
    Bringing hope to young lives
    Music returns to the stage of the KBank Siam Pic-Ganesha on August 18 as the youth symphony concert Fukushima Youth Sinfonietta comes to Bangkok for a one-night show.
  • Fri, 30 Jun 2017 10:04
    Ex-bosses stand trial over 2011 Fukushima crisis in Japan
    TOKYO - Three former executives from the operator of Japan's tsunami-stricken Fukushima nuclear plant went on trial Friday over the worst atomic accident in a generation, the only people ever to face a criminal court in connection with the 2011 meltdowns that rendered swathes of countryside uninhabitable.
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  • Tue, 06 Jun 2017 13:22
    Nuclear-wary Japan restarts another atomic reactor
    TOKYO - A Japanese utility switched on another nuclear reactor Tuesday in a small victory for the government's pro-atomic push, despite strong public opposition after the 2011 Fukushima meltdown.
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