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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean fisheries associations filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government at a local court on Thursday, seeking compensation for the planned release of contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant, the Yonhap news agency reported.
Swedish teen activist mocked as 'puppet of Western politicians' for targeting China on climate issue
BEIJING, May 9, Global Times - Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg found herself in hot water on Chinese social media as she was mocked by netizens as being a "double-standard, selective environmentalist" and "puppet of Western politicians" after she targeted China on its annual emissions but made no comments on Japan's decision to dump nuclear-contaminated water.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Six people who helped with Japan's Olympic Torch relay were diagnosed with COVID-19, bringing the total number of participants in the event who got the coronavirus to eight, organisers said.
TOKYO (Reuters) -An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 jolted northeast Japan on Saturday, shaking buildings in the capital of Tokyo and raising the possibility of landsides, although no tsunami alert was issued.
HWASEONG, South Korea (Reuters) - Hundreds of South Korean fishermen across the country held protests on Friday calling on Japan to reverse its decision to release contaminated water from its crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea.
BEIJING (Reuters): China and Japan accused each other of inappropriate behaviour after a Chinese government official posted a tweet of an iconic Japanese woodblock print manipulated to show nuclear waste being poured into the sea, launching a new diplomatic spat.
MONDAY marked the 35th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster, regarded as the worst nuclear accident in history. But some scientists contend that the damage caused by an earthquake and tsunami to Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant 10 years ago was equally severe.
BEIJING (Global Times): Though mentioning China 273 times as "one of its most important diplomatic ties" in the 2021 edition of the Diplomatic Bluebook, the Japanese government played up the "China threat theory" and clearly announced the strategy of cooperating with the US to contain China.
On April 13, the Japanese government decided to discharge nuclear wastewater from the wrecked Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant into the sea. It argued that this move was “inevitable”, “urgent” and “a choice after careful study”. And there were precedents to follow. And the wastewater would be treated according to international standards.