Construction workers stole and sold potentially radioactive scrap metal from near the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, the Japanese environment ministry said on Thursday.
In its criticism of China’s responses, the Japanese government kept to a restrained approach, describing the responses as “uncommon actions.”
Southeast Asian leaders were holding meetings with top US, Chinese and Japanese officials in Indonesia on Wednesday, where big power rivalries and regional issues from the South China Sea to North Korean missiles were on the table.
Japan's prime minister ate what he called "safe and delicious" fish from Fukushima on Wednesday, days after wastewater was released from the area's crippled nuclear plant into the Pacific.
Japan began releasing wastewater from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean on Thursday, prompting a furious China to ban all seafood imports from its neighbour.
Many workers are worried that commercial fishing will be adversely affected, as it was in the aftermath of the plant’s triple meltdown in the wake of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake.
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Japan will release water from the stricken Fukushima power plant into the Pacific Ocean from Thursday, 12 years after one of the world's worst nuclear disasters.
ALPS-treated water undergoes prior analysis to ensure its safety before being released. The risks claimed by China and elsewhere do not exist scientifically.
If Japan wants to resolve the wastewater issue smoothly, it is necessary to face its own policy mistakes and return to the basics.
Japan may well consider other possible options, and heed the concerns of the international community,
The pufferfish filling nets in Fukushima are a delicacy that can kill if wrongly prepared. But to a community devastated by a 2011 nuclear disaster, they are also a lifeline.