Drone to measure radiation in tainted Fukushima No. 1 buildings

Sep 9, 2017

Drone to measure radiation in tainted Fukushima No. 1 buildings

Tokyo Electric plans to measure radiation in heavily contaminated buildings at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant as it prepares to decommission its damaged reactors, officials at the utility said. The data from the drone is expected to help Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings Inc. ...

Sep 4, 2017

No abnormal radiation readings from North Korea nuclear test: NRA

No abnormal radiation readings have been detected from North Korea's nuclear test on Sunday, the Nuclear Regulation Authority said. "Generally, radioactive substances are not supposed to be released into the air in case of an underground nuclear test," an NRA official noted, adding that monitoring ...

Aug 17, 2017

Japan asks Hong Kong to lift 3/11 food import ban

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Ken Saito has called on Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to abolish the Chinese region's import ban on food from five prefectures in eastern Japan. "I asked the Hong Kong leader to scrap the ban based on scientific grounds," ...