Fukushima Update #31 “Viable Nuclear Energy Alternatives?”

The Japanese government passed a new energy policy that keeps nuclear energy as a main source. It also supports the…
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Abductee relative urges UN to take action

The brother of a Japanese woman abducted by North Korea has urged the UN Security Council to take action. Teruaki…
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Abe and Biden pledge to push free trade talks

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US Vice President Joe Biden have agreed to work closely to find common ground…
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Japan-US free trade talks stalled

Negotiations on a multilateral free trade agreement between Japan and the United States remained stalled on Thursday. Economy Minister Akira…
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Viable Nuclear Energy Alternatives?

The Japanese government passed a new energy policy that keeps nuclear energy as a main source. It also supports the…
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Utilities mull summer strategy

Officials from all of Japan’s nuclear plant operators met on Thursday to discuss their strategy for the summer.This would be…
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Anti-nuclear former Prime Ministers

Two former Japanese prime ministers are joining forces to form a new anti-nuclear group.

Contaminated water misdirected

The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant reported earlier this week another incident involving contaminated water.

Japan tightens security for Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama visits Tokyo next week. The city’s mass transit system is stepping up security in preparation. Train…
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Japan’s oldest sea turtle on the mend

Japan’s oldest sea turtle is feeling better. 63-year-old Hamataro was treated for inflammation of the lungs and flippers. People in…
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