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#Nuclear Crisis

# nuclear-crisis - Monday 29 August, 2011

Japan finds next PM, says country must 'sweat together for the sake of the people'
# Japan
# Japan

Japan finds next PM, says country must 'sweat together for the sake of the people'

Aug 29th 2011, 7:44 AM 134 Views 1 Comment

Yoshihiko Noda, who used to greet commuters personally every morning, is set to become the country’s sixth prime minister in five years.

# nuclear-crisis - Sunday 28 August, 2011

Little interest for Japan's next leader as candidates face-off
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Little interest for Japan's next leader as candidates face-off

Aug 28th 2011, 2:56 PM 120 Views 1 Comment

The five candidates to replace Naoto Kan have been making their pitch to their party today but the public is increasingly cynical.

# nuclear-crisis - Wednesday 1 June, 2011

Japan asks office workers to shed their suits and save energy
# Super Cool Biz
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# Super Cool Biz

Japan asks office workers to shed their suits and save energy

Jun 1st 2011, 4:12 PM 546 Views 0 Comments

Facing an energy crisis following the Fukushima disaster, the Japanese government are trying to encourage business people to dress more causally – and have kicked off a new campaign called “Super Cool Biz”…

# nuclear-crisis - Monday 30 May, 2011

Japanese PM faces no confidence vote over nuclear crisis
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# Japan

Japanese PM faces no confidence vote over nuclear crisis

May 30th 2011, 10:35 AM 187 Views 0 Comments

Naoto Kan has been panned for his response to the March 11 tsunami and nuclear crisis, and could face a vote this week.

# nuclear-crisis - Thursday 26 May, 2011

G8 talks to focus on support for Arab nations
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G8 talks to focus on support for Arab nations

May 26th 2011, 7:52 AM 125 Views 0 Comments

The G8 are expected to combine their economic powers to back the grass-roots democracy movements that have swept the Arab world – as well as discussing Japan’s nuclear crisis and internet regulation.

# nuclear-crisis - Monday 16 May, 2011

Japanese consumer confidence dives to record low, Nikkei falls
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# Japan

Japanese consumer confidence dives to record low, Nikkei falls

May 16th 2011, 11:14 AM 196 Views 0 Comments

Both Japanese consumer sentiment and the country’s stock average have fallen in response to the disastrous events of last month.

# nuclear-crisis - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Japan scraps plans to build any further nuclear plants
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# Japan

Japan scraps plans to build any further nuclear plants

May 10th 2011, 3:57 PM 372 Views 0 Comments

Following the result of the country’s nuclear crisis, the Japanese Prime Minister has announced that Japan needs to “start from scratch” and embrace renewable sources of energy.

# nuclear-crisis - Monday 2 May, 2011

Japan's parliament passes tsunami recovery budget
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# Japan

Japan's parliament passes tsunami recovery budget

May 2nd 2011, 2:42 PM 203 Views 0 Comments

The disaster-stricken country has passed a $48 billion tsunami recovery budget – but this will only beginb to cover the cost of repairing the damage.

# nuclear-crisis - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Japan may drape fabric over stricken reactors
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# Japan

Japan may drape fabric over stricken reactors

Mar 30th 2011, 8:00 AM 734 Views 0 Comments

Officials consider draping fabric over the country’s damaged nuclear reactors – as seawater outside the damaged Fukushima plant is found to contain 3,335 times the usual amount of radioactive iodine.

# nuclear-crisis - Friday 18 March, 2011

'Minuscule' fallout reaches United States
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# Japan

'Minuscule' fallout reaches United States

Mar 18th 2011, 6:43 PM 1,814 Views 0 Comments

Tiny amounts of radioactive fallout has reached the US – but experts say that initial readings are “about a billion times beneath levels that would be health threatening”.

# nuclear-crisis - Thursday 17 March, 2011

Japanese helicopters dump water on stricken reactor
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# Japan

Japanese helicopters dump water on stricken reactor

Mar 17th 2011, 10:07 AM 697 Views 0 Comments

Military helicopters have been dumping loads of seawater onto Japan’s stricken nuclear complex this morning, in an attempt to cool overheated uranium fuel that could potentially release more radiation.

# nuclear-crisis - Wednesday 16 March, 2011

New power line may ease meltdown fears at Fukushima plant
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# Japan

New power line may ease meltdown fears at Fukushima plant

Mar 16th 2011, 6:57 PM 1,232 Views 0 Comments

A new power line could restore electricity to the Fukushima plant, enabling a steady water supply to be pumped around the reactors to prevent meltdown.