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NUCLEAR ENERGY 2

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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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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 / 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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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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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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COMMENTARY / World
Jul 10, 2023
Shipping needs nuclear power to solve its emissions problem
The shipping industry’s energy needs far exceed the capacity of green sources like solar and wind. There is only one clean alternative: nuclear power.
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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.
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.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
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.
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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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