Posts Tagged Fukushima

Farming slowly recovers in Japan’s disaster-hit Fukushima region

UNTV News   •   January 23, 2020

By Agustín de Gracia Fukushima, Japan – The farmers and fishermen of Japan’s Fukushima region are slowly regaining their production rate nine years after the deadly nuclear accident in 2011,...

PH lifts 7-year-old ban on several fish species from Fukushima

Marje Pelayo   •   May 30, 2019

TOKYO, Japan – Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol on Wednesday (May 29) announced that the Philippines officially lifted the ban imposed seven years ago on the importation of several fish species...

Japan court rules government liable over Fukushima: media

UNTV News   •   March 18, 2017

A court in Japan on Friday ruled that Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) and the government are liable for negligence in a case involving compensation for the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the...

Japan nearly doubles Fukushima disaster-related cost to $188 billion

admin   •   December 9, 2016

Japan’s government on Friday nearly doubled its projections for costs related to the Fukushima nuclear disaster to 21.5 trillion yen ($188 billion), increasing pressure on Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) (9501.T)...

Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake, nuclear plant briefly disrupted

admin   •   November 22, 2016

  A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan on Tuesday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, generating a tsunami that hit the same region devastated by a massive quake, tsunami and nuclear...

Fukushima’s ground zero: No place for man or robot

admin   •   March 10, 2016

The robots sent in to find highly radioactive fuel at Fukushima’s nuclear reactors have “died”; a subterranean “ice wall” around the crippled plant meant to stop groundwater from becoming contaminated...

Tokyo Electric executives to be charged over Fukushima nuclear disaster

admin   •   July 31, 2015

A Japanese civilian judiciary panel on Friday forced prosecutors to indict three former Tokyo Electric Power (9501.T) (Tepco) executives for failing to take measures to prevent the 2011 Fukushima nuclear...

Bob Simon of CBS News dead at 73 in New York City car crash

admin   •   February 12, 2015

(Reuters) – Veteran CBS News correspondent Bob Simon, whose decades-long career included covering major overseas conflicts and surviving Iraqi prisons, was killed in a car accident on Wednesday evening in...


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