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World 10 Sep 2019 | 7:02 PM

Fukushima operator has no choice but to dump radioactive wastewater into ocean, says Japanese minister

MOSCOW (Bernama): The operator of the Fukushima Daiichi power plant, which in 2011 experienced the worst nuclear disaster since Chernobyl, has no choice but to discharge a massive amount of radioactive waste into the sea since it currently has no technology for treating the contaminated water and no adequate space to store it any longer, Sputnik news agency quoted Japanese Environment Minister Yoshiaki Harada as saying Tuesday (Sept 10).

AseanPlus News 12 Mar 2018 | 12:00 AM

Japan tsunami and nuke tragedy remembered seven years on

Tokyo: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led a sombre ceremony as Japan marked the seventh anniversary of a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated its northeastern coast and left around 18,500 people dead or missing.

AseanPlus News 11 Mar 2018 | 9:28 AM

Japan tsunami, nuclear tragedy remembered seven years on

TOKYO: Prime Minister Shinzo Abe led a sombre ceremony Sunday as Japan marked the seventh anniversary of a deadly earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that devastated its north eastern coast and left around 18,500 people dead or missing.

AseanPlus News 23 Sep 2017 | 12:00 AM

Operator at fault for meltdown, says Japan court

Tokyo: A Japanese court ruled that the plant operator and not the government was responsible for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, ordering the former to pay damages.

AseanPlus News 18 Mar 2017 | 12:00 AM

Court rules govt liable for Fukushima disaster

Tokyo: A Japanese court ruled for the first time that the government bears responsibility for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and ordered it and the plant operator to pay damages, officials and news reports said.

Japan 17 Mar 2017 | 10:05 AM

Japan court rules government liable for Fukushima disaster

TOKYO: A Japanese court on Friday ruled for the first time that the government bears responsibility for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and ordered it and the plant operator to pay damages, officials and news reports said.

World 22 Nov 2016 | 12:30 AM

Tsunami hits Japan’s Fukushima nuclear plant

TOKYO: A powerful 6.9-magnitude earthquake hit northeastern Japan on Tuesday triggering a one-metre (3.3-foot) tsunami wave that crashed into the coast at the stricken Fukushima nuclear power plant.

Japan 18 Sep 2015 | 7:32 AM

Minor tsunami hits Japan after Chile quake

TOKYO (AFP) - A minor tsunami was monitored in northern Japan early Friday after a powerful quake struck off Chile, Japanese authorities said.

AseanPlus News 17 Feb 2015 | 8:07 AM

Magnitude 5.7 earthquake strikes northern Japan (Updated)

TOKYO (AFP) - A minor tsunami hit northern Japan Tuesday after a strong undersea earthquake struck off the coast, in the same area that was devastated by a killer tsunami in 2011.

People 29 Oct 2014 | 8:00 AM

Fukushima refugees will never go home: Atsushi Funahashi's 'Nuclear Nation'

More than three years after the Fukushima meltdown, Japan's nuclear refugees remain stuck in cramped emergency quarters and facing a sinking reality.