Anti-nuke rallies held in Japan's Fukuoka
11-13 19:35
Anti-nuclear protesters held a series of large rallies in Japan's southwestern city of Fukuoka on Sunday, with more than 15,000 people participating and calling for dismantlement of all nuclear power plants in Japan, Kyodo News reported.
Philippines sees Japanese nuclear accident as "significant challenges, opportunities" for world
11-02 05:33
The Philippines on Tuesday said that while the March accident of the Japanese Fukushima Daiichi power plant posed "significant challenges" to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), it also provided opportunities for the international community to improve the atomic watchdog.
Moderate earthquake jolts northeast Japan
10-10 11:14
An earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale on Monday hit Fukushima Prefecture and its vicinity in northeast Japan, said the Japan Meteorological Agency.
Japan quake rebuilding drives demand for New Zealand timber
10-06 11:22
New Zealand's timber industry has received a boost in demand from the reconstruction of areas affected by the March earthquake and tsunami in Japan, although China continues to dominate demand, New Zealand's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) announced Thursday.
Japan seeks to stabilize troubled nuclear plant by year-end
09-20 23:45
The Japanese government and the operator of the troubled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant on Tuesday updated a plan to contain the ongoing nuclear crisis at the plant, seeking to achieve a cold shutdown by the end of this year.
Japan's Tomari reactor to resume operation
08-17 15:44
Commercial operation of a reactor at the Tomari nuclear power plant in Hokkaido will be resumed, said Hokkaido Gov. Harumi Takahashi Wednesday.
Japanese gov't to establish new nuclear safety regulatory body
08-15 19:32
The government of Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan on Monday agreed to establish a new entity in charge of nuclear safety under the wing of the Environment Ministry in a bid to improve the nation's questionable nuclear safety regulations.
Nagasaki mayor calls for energy shift from nuclear power at A-bomb memorial
08-09 15:33
The Mayor of Nagasaki on Tuesday urged for increased use of renewable energies in Japan to replace nuclear power at a ceremony marking the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city.