Tag: Fukushima

What is left of the Fukushima nuclear power plant?

What is left of the Fukushima nuclear power plant? What is left of the Fukushima nuclear power plant?

13 years have passed since that terrible March 11 that shocked Japan. On a Friday afternoon, at exactly 2:46 p.m., a magnitude 9 earthquake shook the coast in the country’s northeastern Tohoku region for six long minutes, triggering a series of interconnected events. destruction of a large area and the subsequent spread of radiation from […]

‘Danger to all humanity’: Fukushima’s radioactive water causes China and Japan to fight

‘Danger to all humanity’: Fukushima’s radioactive water causes China and Japan to fight ‘Danger to all humanity’: Fukushima’s radioactive water causes China and Japan to fight

After the historic meeting between the Chinese president and his US counterpart, Xi Jinping shook hands with Japanese leader Fumio Kishida, with whom he does not have a comfortable relationship. There is a sense of distrust and hostility between the two, fueled not only by historical disagreements (such as Japan’s invasion of China) and territorial […]

Chinese people could go to jail if they wear clothes that hurt national pride

Chinese people could go to jail if they wear clothes that hurt national pride Chinese people could go to jail if they wear clothes that hurt national pride

Not long ago in China, citizens who wore wide-legged pants or had an odd haircut (read: long hair for men) were closely monitored by the police force. It was the early 1980s, and the People’s Republic had left the dark decade of the Cultural Revolution behind. During the reign of Mao Zedong, the Great Proletarian […]

Dispute over water drainage in Fukushima. China responds to accusations of hypocrisy

Dispute over water drainage in Fukushima. China responds to accusations of hypocrisy Dispute over water drainage in Fukushima.  China responds to accusations of hypocrisy

China accuses Japan of treating the ocean like “sewage” by dumping water from Fukushima into it. However, Beijing may not have the right to lecture anyone on this matter. Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), which operates the defunct nuclear power plant in Fukushima, on Thursday began discharging the water used to cool the nuclear rods. In […]

China bans the import of seafood from Japan

China bans the import of seafood from Japan China bans the import of seafood from Japan

Japan began draining water from the disused Fukushima nuclear power plant on Thursday. In response, China has imposed a ban on Japanese seafood imports. The Japanese authorities assure that the water released into the Pacific Ocean by the destroyed Fukushima nuclear power plant does not pose any threat as it has been treated. The water […]

Radioactive water release to Pacific begins in Fukushima

Radioactive water release to Pacific begins in Fukushima Radioactive water release to Pacific begins in Fukushima

Operations began to release treated radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean. In a video broadcast live from a factory control room, Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings showed an employee operating the seawater pump, marking the beginning of the controversial project expected to take decades. Japan’s plan received the green […]

Fukushima water into ocean, China blocks seafood imports

Fukushima water into ocean, China blocks seafood imports Fukushima water into ocean, China blocks seafood imports

Very high tension in the waters of Fukushima. Beijing blocks imports of Japanese seafood. The decision was announced by the Chinese General Administration of Customs, which informed that, starting today, it will suspend all imports of fishery products from Japan. Cgtn reports this. In fact, operations have begun today to release contaminated water from the […]

Polluted water from Fukushima seeped into the sea: let’s get started

Polluted water from Fukushima seeped into the sea: let’s get started Polluted water from Fukushima seeped into the sea: let’s get started

We’re almost there. The day after tomorrow, Thursday, will begin complex and super-controlled procedures that will see radioactive water contained in the tanks of the Fukushima nuclear power plant devastated by the March disaster twelve years ago, spilled into the sea. The final decision was made by Japan’s prime minister Fumio Kishida after examining the […]

Fukushima’s fish and mushrooms return to Italy

Fukushima’s fish and mushrooms return to Italy Fukushima’s fish and mushrooms return to Italy

Twelve years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the European Union decided to lift restrictions on food imports from Japan for safety reasons. This was announced by European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen on the sidelines of the summit between EU leaders and leader Fumio Kishida in Brussels. “The lifting of the measures is due […]

China, Hong Kong and Japan fight over fish

China, Hong Kong and Japan fight over fish China, Hong Kong and Japan fight over fish

The wrath of the eastern countries bordering the Sea of ​​Japan was evident after recognition from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) of the Fukushima power plant’s 2021 Tokyo executive plan to discharge radioactive waters into the Pacific Ocean. So much so that Beijing and Seoul are threatening to ban fish products from Japan. Less […]

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