Fukushima Update #48Fukushima suicide ruling

In a landmark ruling, a Fukushima court holds TEPCO responsible for the suicide of an evacuee. Other news: Research help…
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Tuna-consuming nations mull new catch limits

The world’s biggest consumers of tuna are discussing the future of the threatened fish as the Western and Central Pacific…
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Abe cabinet drills for massive Tokyo quake

September 1st is National Disaster Prevention Day in Japan. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended an emergency drill with his cabinet…
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The grapes of cash

A single bunch of Ruby Roman grapes sells at auction for around $530.

Japan executes two on death row

Japan hanged two inmates today in the 10th and 11th executions under Prime Minister Abe.

Fukushima suicide ruling

In a landmark ruling, a Fukushima court holds TEPCO responsible for the suicide of an evacuee.

New ALPS approved

The NRA has approved the use of a new piece of equipment to remove radioactive particles from contaminated water at…
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Eruption research begins

Volcano experts met with Nuclear Regulation Authority officials this week to help them understand the risk posed by a rare…
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Train buffs get chance to ride new maglev

Central Japan Railway says it will offer train fanatics the opportunity to test-ride its new 500kph maglev.

Samurai help Haneda prep for 2020 Olympics

Work begins to get Haneda Airport ready for an influx of Olympic-related travelers.