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JAPAN
Jul 21, 2023
China’s blanket testing for Japanese seafood affecting Japanese businesses
Seafood from five Japanese firms remains at Chinese customs, running the risk of a ¥100 million loss if they end up spoiling.
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JAPAN
Jul 20, 2023
China's blanket seafood testing deals blow to Japanese firms
The newly implemented testing is seen as a move to pressure Tokyo over its plan to begin releasing treated radioactive water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea.
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JAPAN
Jul 19, 2023
Japan seeks experts' dialogue with China on Fukushima water release
China, which remains opposed to the plan, has yet to respond to the call for a working-level consultation, sources said.
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JAPAN
Jul 19, 2023
China’s blanket radiation testing could spell trouble for Japanese seafood imports
The news comes ahead of Japan’s plan to begin releasing treated radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima No. 1 plant into the sea.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jul 16, 2023
My Number, Fukushima concerns push Kishida Cabinet support rate down
The support rating dropped to 34.3% from 40.8% in the previous poll in mid-June, while the disapproval rating increased to 48.6% from 41.6%.
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JAPAN / Explainer
Jul 16, 2023
Why China is opposed to the release of treated water in Fukushima
Japan's plan is facing a strong backlash from China, South Korea and other locations in the Pacific. But where are the concerns coming from?
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JAPAN
Jul 16, 2023
Kishida to meet fishery group head over Fukushima water release plan
The government and Tepco promised that they wouldn't dispose of the treated water without securing an 'understanding' of all stakeholders.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jul 15, 2023
Japan ruling bloc lawmakers facing hurdles to China visit plans
Trips to China by Komeito leader and senior LDP official both put on ice over Chinese anger at planned release of treated Fukushima water.
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JAPAN / Politics
Jul 14, 2023
Japan calls on China to approach Fukushima water release in 'scientific manner'
The issue of the water release took up a substantive amount of the hourlong talks between the nations' top diplomats, but the two did not come to a clear agreement on the matter.
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JAPAN
Jul 14, 2023
Japan assures safety of Fukushima water at ASEAN-plus-3 talks
No participants at the meeting explicitly opposed the plan except for China, which has repeatedly urged Japan not to go through with the discharge.
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JAPAN
Jul 14, 2023
Japan and South Korea reaffirm cooperation on North Korea after ICBM launch
Talks were held on the fringes of Association of Southeast Asian Nations foreign ministerial gatherings with partner countries through Friday.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 14, 2023
Hong Kong ban sends restaurants scrambling to replace Japanese seafood
The move comes as Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings is preparing to release more than 1 million cubic meters of treated radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean off Japan's east coast.
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JAPAN
Jul 13, 2023
EU lifts post-Fukushima disaster import curbs on Japanese foods
The restrictions have been in place since the 2011 meltdown of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant.
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JAPAN
Jul 12, 2023
South Korea's Yoon asks to send experts to monitor Fukushima water release
The two leaders held a meeting on the sidelines of the NATO summit in Lithuania, during which they also condemned North Korea's launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile.
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SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Jul 12, 2023
Fukushima-born Jun Endo ready to run free for Japan at World Cup
The Angel City forward recalls watching the 2011 final in the middle of the night with her parents and three siblings, describing it as 'a turning point' in her life.
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JAPAN
Jul 11, 2023
Fukushima fishers still oppose water release after IAEA report
China suggested it may expand its restrictions on food imports from Japan if the discharge plan goes ahead.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 11, 2023
Hong Kong plans widespread ban of Japanese sea products
Japan's plan to dump treated radioactive waste water into the ocean has faced opposition at home and abroad over food safety concerns.
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JAPAN / Regional Voices: Fukushima
Jul 10, 2023
Groups preserving folk performing arts in Fukushima struggle to find successors
Rules that had previously allowed only eldest sons to become dancers, and only men to become flutists and drummers, have been revised in some areas.
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JAPAN
Jul 9, 2023
IAEA chief says 'absolutely logical' Fukushima water release draws regional interest
Grossi also said he understands concerns over the Fukushima water release but says a review by the IAEA released last week found it was 'in conformity with international safety standards.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 8, 2023
IAEA chief's visit to South Korea draws protests against Fukushima water release
The protests came despite Seoul's announcement that it respected the IAEA's report and that its own analysis had found the release will not have 'any meaningful impact' on its waters.

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