World Mar 19, 2020

Moscow starts building road over radioactive dump despite protests

Moscow authorities on Wednesday began work on building a highway over a Soviet-era dump of radioactive materials, despite months of public protests and warnings from environmental campaigners. Greenpeace and other activists have long campaigned against the project to build an eight-lane highway over the top ...

Amid strained ties, Fukushima fears grow anew in South Korea

National / Politics Mar 9, 2020

Amid strained ties, Fukushima fears grow anew in South Korea

Concerns over radiation from the defunct Fukushima No. 1 power plant remain strong in South Korea nine years after the March 2011 triple core meltdown triggered by the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami. Amid deteriorating bilateral ties, the administration of South Korean President Moon ...