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FUKUSHIMA 3

Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 8, 2023
Russia to tighten oversight of seafood over Fukushima water release
Moscow"s consumer protection agency has said it will tighten supervision of imports of Japanese fish and other marine products amid concerns over the plan.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 7, 2023
China hints at expanding Japanese food ban after Fukushima water release
China"s General Administration of Customs said that it would take necessary measures depending on developments related to the Fukushima water release plan.
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JAPAN
Jul 7, 2023
Fukushima water release nears after OK from nuclear watchdog
The Nuclear Regulation Authority gave its stamp of approval to safety processes at Tepco"s treated water release facilities, while Seoul also backed the safety of the water release.
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EDITORIALS
Jul 7, 2023
Critics remain over IAEA's Fukushima water release approval
While Japan insists the Fukushima nuclear waste-water release is safe, other countries, including China, say doing so will threaten marine life and dependent industries.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 7, 2023
South Korean market tests seafood to dispel Fukushima radiation fears
Shoppers say they want policy steps by the authorities that are backed by science, rather than sensational claims aired during debates.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Jul 6, 2023
War-displaced Ukrainian joins Japanese ensemble in performance for peace
Iana Lavrova joined the 2023 Fukushima Cello Concert for a performance by a 500-strong group held in May.
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BUSINESS / Economy
Jul 6, 2023
Seafood and beauty exports at risk over Fukushima waste disposal plan
China and Hong Kong, both major importers of Japanese goods, have reiterated concerns over the plan even after the International Atomic Energy Agency said the disposal strategy is safe.
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JAPAN
Jul 6, 2023
Japan and China eye foreign ministers talks in Indonesia next week
The two ministers last met in early April when Yoshimasa Hayashi became the first Japanese foreign minister to travel to China since December 2019.
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JAPAN
Jul 5, 2023
IAEA head meets with residents ahead of visit to wrecked Fukushima plant
Grossi will visit the wrecked plant, where he will inaugurate an IAEA office on site that will monitor the release of treated water, which is expected to take 30 to 40 years.
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JAPAN
Jul 4, 2023
IAEA endorses Japan’s release of treated water from Fukushima plant
The organization’s safety assessment report concluded that the discharge of the treated water into the sea is “consistent with relevant international safety standards.”
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JAPAN
Jul 3, 2023
Japan set to release Fukushima water into Pacific, angering China
The International Atomic Energy Agency’s Director-General Rafael Grossi will visit Japan from Tuesday to deliver a final report on the safety of the process.
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JAPAN
Jul 2, 2023
Komeito chief suggests not releasing Fukushima water in swimming season
The Japanese government plans to start releasing once-contaminated water from Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings" plant in Fukushima Prefecture this summer.
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BUSINESS
Jun 30, 2023
EU likely to lift restrictions on food imports from Japan
The EU"s final decision may be timed to coincide with a summit between Prime Minister Fumio Kishida and EU leaders to be held in Brussels in mid-July.
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JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 30, 2023
Former SDF troops plead not guilty in high-profile sexual offense case
The case has gained substantial public attention as the victim, Rina Gonoi, 23, made the rare move last year of coming forward to expose sexual offenses while serving as a GSDF member.
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ASIA PACIFIC
Jun 30, 2023
South Korean shoppers buy up salt before Fukushima water dump
The rush contributed to a nearly 27% rise in the price of salt in South Korea in June from two months ago, though officials say the weather and lower production were also to blame.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 28, 2023
Kishida to meet head of IAEA over release of treated water from Fukushima plant
Japan"s government plans to start releasing the treated water, which contains radioactive tritium, into the ocean around this summer.
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BUSINESS
Jun 24, 2023
Some in China are boycotting Japanese cosmetics over Fukushima water release
The viral campaign began earlier this month when largely unproven allegations that water discharges from the plant are hazardous to health began trending on Chinese social media platforms.
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JAPAN
Jun 23, 2023
Japan denies reported political donations to IAEA over Fukushima findings
The rumor about the donations linked to the planned water release started after a South Korean online media outlet published a story on the matter.
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JAPAN
Jun 18, 2023
Fukushima develops AI-based early beef evaluation system
Early and accurate assessments while cattle are still being raised are expected to help determine the timing of beef shipments and reduce costs.
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JAPAN
Jun 14, 2023
South Korea begins public briefings to address concern over Fukushima water
The plan to release the treated water has met strong opposition from local fishermen, as well as South Korea and some other neighbors.

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