‘Need to be close to our friends’: India holds naval exercise with Japan amid stand-off with China

The Japanese navy has become one of the principal partners of the Indian Navy. Japan was one of the few countries who publicly supported India during the Doklam crisis. INDIA Updated: Jun 29, 2020 00:13 IST Pramit Palchaudhuri Hindustan Times, New Delhi Indian and Japanese warships conducted exercises in the Indian Ocean on Saturday, announced the navies of both the countries. The Japanese Maritime Self-Defence Force … Continue reading ‘Need to be close to our friends’: India holds naval exercise with Japan amid stand-off with China

Japan’s crowdless sport: A prelude to a coronavirus-hit Games?

Antoni Slodkowski – MARCH 1, 2020 / 12:20 AM / UPDATED 15 HOURS AGO TOKYO (Reuters) – A line of masked spectators raises muffled cheers for elite marathon runners, and a baseball bat’s thud on a ball echoes around a vast, empty stadium: Sport in Tokyo this weekend set the tone for how a coronavirus-hit Olympic Games could play out. For the first time ever, … Continue reading Japan’s crowdless sport: A prelude to a coronavirus-hit Games?

IAEA backs release of Fukushima water into sea

Most of the radioactive isotopes have been filtered out, but one – tritium, which has long half-life – remains By AT CONTRIBUTOR – FEBRUARY 27, 2020 The world’s nuclear watchdog gave its backing Thursday to Japanese plans to release contaminated water from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant into the ocean. Japan has around a million tonnes of contaminated water stored in tanks at the site of … Continue reading IAEA backs release of Fukushima water into sea

This Is How the Coronavirus Could Affect Fukushima Dismantling

By Strange Sounds – Feb 18, 2020 The Covid-19 outbreak is causing production and food shortages in China, but not only. In Japan, protective clothing may be lacking for Fukushima workers. In Japan, Tepco has been managing the dismantling of the damaged Japanese Fukushima Daiichi plant for years. But the process may be compromised for a time if protective gear is missing. The company said … Continue reading This Is How the Coronavirus Could Affect Fukushima Dismantling