Mar 27, 2018

Russia lifts ban on Japan seafood adopted after Fukushima crisis

Russia has lifted its ban on Japanese seafood imports adopted in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster. Moscow's Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance on Friday approved seafood imports from six prefectures in northeastern and eastern Japan — Iwate, Miyagi, Yamagata, Ibaraki, Chiba ...

Mar 16, 2018

Japan bans use of foreign trainees for nuclear decontamination work

The government on Friday announced a total ban on technical trainees from abroad carrying out work to decontaminate areas tainted with radioactive material. The decision came after a Vietnamese trainee was recently found to have taken part in decontamination work in areas affected by the ...