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Robot finds possible melted fuel inside Fukushima reactor

Jul 23, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Large amounts of the solidified lumps and deposit were spotted for the first time by the robot on the floor of the primary containment vessel underneath the core of Fukushima's No. 3 reactor

Robot finds possible melted fuel inside Fukushima reactor

Ex-bosses stand trial over 2011 Fukushima crisis in Japan

Jun 30, 2017 - 11:49 AM

(UPDATED) Ex-Tokyo Electric Power chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata, and former vice presidents Sakae Muto and Ichiro Takekuro all plead not guilty to charges of professional negligence resulting in death and injury

Ex-bosses stand trial over 2011 Fukushima crisis in Japan

Ex-bosses to go on trial over Fukushima disaster

Jun 28, 2017 - 11:35 AM

The indictments are the first – and only – criminal charges stemming from the tsunami-sparked reactor meltdowns at the plant that set off the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986.

Ex-bosses to go on trial over Fukushima disaster

Japan court rules government liable for Fukushima disaster

Mar 17, 2017 - 7:25 PM

Numerous lawsuits have been filed in relation to various aspects of the disaster, but Friday's ruling marks the first verdict in a group lawsuit by evacuees seeking compensation from both the government and TEPCO over the catastrophe

Japan court rules government liable for Fukushima disaster

Japan recalls tsunami, nuclear tragedy 6 years on

Mar 11, 2017 - 3:55 PM

(UPDATED) 'I feel pain deep in my heart thinking about the health of those aging year by year in the disaster zone and people who remain unable to return home due to high radiation levels,' Prince Akishino says

Japan recalls tsunami, nuclear tragedy 6 years on

Radiation level in Fukushima plant at record high

Feb 03, 2017 - 4:12 PM

'We believe the captured images offer very useful information, but we still need to investigate given that it is very difficult to assume the actual condition inside,' says TEPCO spokesman Tatsuhiro Yamagishi

Radiation level in Fukushima plant at record high

Japan quake, Marcos burial, peso drop | Midday wRap

Nov 22, 2016 - 2:12 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Zak Yuson

Japan quake, Marcos burial, peso drop | Midday wRap

Gempa 6,9 SR guncang Jepang, berpotensi picu gelombang tsunami

Nov 22, 2016 - 9:32 AM

Berdasarkan laporan awal, belum ditemukan kerusakan parah di pembangkit listrik tenaga nuklir di Fukushima

Gempa 6,9 SR guncang Jepang, berpotensi picu gelombang tsunami

Strong quake hits Japan, triggers Fukushima tsunami

Nov 22, 2016 - 6:38 AM

(UPDATED) There are no signs immediate signs of widespread damage, and only a handful of minor injuries are reported, but people along the coast are badly shaken

Strong quake hits Japan, triggers Fukushima tsunami

Pacific Ocean radiation back near normal after Fukushima – study

Jul 04, 2016 - 12:27 PM

Radiation levels in the Pacific were rapidly returning to normal after being tens of millions of times higher than usual following the disaster

Pacific Ocean radiation back near normal after Fukushima – study

Japan's only working nuclear reactors can stay online

Apr 06, 2016 - 6:45 PM

A court rules that the No 1 and No 2 reactors at the Sendai power plant should be allowed to stay online

Japan's only working nuclear reactors can stay online

Japan, US, France to team up on Fukushima cleanup – official

Mar 14, 2016 - 5:20 PM

Experts from the 3 countries will work to develop technologies for the major cleanup, which could take up to 4 decades

Japan, US, France to team up on Fukushima cleanup – official

Coco levy funds, Fukushima, most expensive cities | 6PM wRap

Mar 11, 2016 - 7:05 PM

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Coco levy funds, Fukushima, most expensive cities | 6PM wRap

Japan marks 5th anniversary of quake, tsunami disaster with moment of silence

Mar 11, 2016 - 1:15 PM

(UPDATED) 'I hope people will remember us, that lives of evacuees are still difficult in many ways, including financially,' Kazuko Nihei, 39, says at a memorial event in a Tokyo park

Japan marks 5th anniversary of quake, tsunami disaster with moment of silence

Japan court orders two nuclear reactors to shut down over safety fears

Mar 09, 2016 - 3:59 PM

The order would bring the number of operating reactors in Japan down to two

Japan court orders two nuclear reactors to shut down over safety fears

Fukushima 'dark tourism' aids remembrance and healing

Mar 06, 2016 - 1:12 PM

Five years after the nuclear disaster emptied much of Japan's northeastern coast, tourism is giving locals of the abandoned town a chance to exorcise the horrors of the past

Fukushima 'dark tourism' aids remembrance and healing

Former TEPCO bosses indicted over Fukushima disaster

Feb 29, 2016 - 7:15 PM

If convicted, they face up to 5 years in prison or a penalty of up to one million yen ($8,850)

Former TEPCO bosses indicted over Fukushima disaster

Japan turns on third nuclear reactor since post-Fukushima ban

Jan 29, 2016 - 6:30 PM

The government and utility firms have been pushing to get reactors back in operation nearly 5 years after the disastrous meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant

Japan turns on third nuclear reactor since post-Fukushima ban

Why revive the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant?

Jan 10, 2016 - 10:57 AM

Pro-nuclear energy advocates say reviving the mothballed plant is a cheaper alternative

Why revive the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant?

First Fukushima worker diagnosed with radiation-linked cancer – Japan official

Oct 20, 2015 - 3:10 PM

(2nd UPDATE) An official with the health ministry says the ex-employee, who is in his thirties, developed leukemia after working at the plant following the 2011 crisis

First Fukushima worker diagnosed with radiation-linked cancer – Japan official

Opponents vow to fight laws expanding role of Japan's military

Sep 19, 2015 - 2:59 PM

Susumu Murakoshi, chairman of the 36,000-strong national bar association, criticizes the government for going against the will of the people and pledged to see the changes abolished

Opponents vow to fight laws expanding role of Japan's military

Hundreds trapped as floods sweep Japan

Sep 10, 2015 - 9:02 PM

(UPDATED) At least 12 people are missing after being swept away when the levee on the Kinugawa river gave way flooding an area that reports say spanned 32 square kilometers and included 6,500 homes

Hundreds trapped as floods sweep Japan

Floods spark evacuations as Japan is deluged

Sep 10, 2015 - 9:01 PM

The Japan Meteorological Agency issues special warnings for Tochigi and Ibaraki prefectures, north of Tokyo, urging vigilance against mudslides and flooding

Floods spark evacuations as Japan is deluged

PH traffic, Japan flooding, hostages ‘for sale’ | 6PM wRap

Sep 10, 2015 - 6:48 PM

Watch the 6PM edition of Rappler's newscast, The wRap

PH traffic, Japan flooding, hostages ‘for sale’ | 6PM wRap

Japan lifts evacuation order for radiation-hit Fukushima town

Sep 05, 2015 - 8:00 PM

It seen as a pilot case for nearby areas, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government aiming to lift a raft of evacuation orders by March 2017

Japan lifts evacuation order for radiation-hit Fukushima town

Japan ends nuclear shutdown 4 years after Fukushima

Aug 11, 2015 - 10:30 AM

The restart comes more than 4 years after a quake-generated tsunami triggered meltdowns at the Fukushima plant

Japan ends nuclear shutdown 4 years after Fukushima

Japan court rejects bid to block restart of two nuclear reactors

Apr 22, 2015 - 1:43 PM

The district court in southern Kagoshima prefecture turns down the challenge by local residents who wanted to halt the refiring of the No. 1 and No. 2 reactors at the Sendai nuclear plant

Japan court rejects bid to block restart of two nuclear reactors

3 things you can do on Earth Day and beyond

Apr 22, 2015 - 11:12 AM

'If people, nature, and the economy can all coexist harmoniously towards sustainable development, then humanity will have a chance to survive on Earth'

3 things you can do on Earth Day and beyond

Japan court blocks restarting of two nuclear reactors

Apr 14, 2015 - 2:43 PM

The verdict comes months after the country's nuclear watchdog had given the green light to switch them back on

Japan court blocks restarting of two nuclear reactors

Radiation from Fukushima detected off Canada west coast

Apr 08, 2015 - 10:39 AM

It is the first time traces of Cesium 134 had been detected off North American coasts, the isotope characteristic of the 2011 Fukushima disaster

Radiation from Fukushima detected off Canada west coast

Japan marks 4th anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster

Mar 11, 2015 - 11:31 AM

(UPDATED) The 2011 Tohoku disaster swept away thousands of people and sparked a nuclear crisis, a tragedy that has left visible scars on the landscape and continues to wreak misery for many

Japan marks 4th anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster

4 years on, Japan's tsunami victims frozen in their tragedy

Mar 11, 2015 - 10:08 AM

Four years after the tsunami, thousands of people are unable to turn the page on the horror. For them, grief is frozen in time because they cannot find the bodies they need to mourn.

4 years on, Japan's tsunami victims frozen in their tragedy

Deserted Fukushima town to remove pro-nuclear signs

Mar 10, 2015 - 12:51 PM

Deserted Futaba town, which plays host to the crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, is set to earmark cash to remove huge signboards erected in 1988 and 1991

Deserted Fukushima town to remove pro-nuclear signs

Years-long 'silent quake' unleashed Fukushima tsunami

Jan 07, 2015 - 6:58 AM

Part of a fault where two mighty plates on the Earth's crust collide east of Japan was being quietly crushed and twisted for nearly a decade, which eventually caused it to rip open on March 11, 2011, a study finds

Years-long 'silent quake' unleashed Fukushima tsunami

Fukushima construction workers hurt

Nov 07, 2014 - 3:08 PM

One of the three is left unconscious after the accident and remained in a critical condition in hospital, where he had been taken by helicopter

Fukushima construction workers hurt

Murakami says Japan ignoring WWII, Fukushima role – report

Nov 03, 2014 - 3:50 PM

'No one has taken real responsibility for the 1945 war end or the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident. I feel so.'

Murakami says Japan ignoring WWII, Fukushima role – report

Radiation fears still haunt Fukushima

Sep 27, 2014 - 11:00 AM

Three years after the devastating quake and tsunami, and the ensuing nuclear disaster, residents of Fukushima are still worried about the effects of radiation

Radiation fears still haunt Fukushima

Japan newspaper apologizes for false Fukushima report

Sep 11, 2014 - 11:14 PM

The article published said that 90% of workers at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant had left the complex, disobeying the plant chief's order to stay put in the worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl in 1986

Japan newspaper apologizes for false Fukushima report

Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for hazard pay

Sep 02, 2014 - 12:06 PM

The workers, whose ages range from those in their 30s to their 60s, say they have not been properly compensated for the risks their work entails, including removing contaminated debris and patrolling at the plant

Fukushima workers to sue TEPCO for hazard pay

Heavy equipment falls into Fukushima reactor pool

Aug 29, 2014 - 7:14 PM

Tokyo Electric Power says it has not detected any significant changes in radiation readings or in the level of pool water at the No. 3 reactor, which was broken during the 2011 quake

Heavy equipment falls into Fukushima reactor pool

Fukushima operator ordered to compensate for suicide

Aug 26, 2014 - 2:47 PM

It was the first time that the operator of the stricken plant, Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), has been ordered to pay compensation for a suicide linked to the 2011 nuclear disaster

Fukushima operator ordered to compensate for suicide

Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

Jul 28, 2014 - 4:01 PM

The move to distribute the pills started Sunday, July 27, for those living within a five-kilometer (three-mile) radius of the Sendai nuclear plant

Japanese get anti-radiation pills ahead of nuclear restart

Japan braced for more aftershocks of giant 2011 quake

Jul 12, 2014 - 1:32 PM

The strong 6.8-magnitude earthquake off the Pacific coast of northeastern Japan on Saturday, July 12, caused a minor tsunami in the early hours

Japan braced for more aftershocks of giant 2011 quake

Japan launches new satellite to survey disasters

May 24, 2014 - 3:32 PM

The satellite will collect data related to deformation of the Earth's crust, but also the impact of floods and landslides

Japan launches new satellite to survey disasters

Japan Fukushima operator diverts groundwater to sea

May 21, 2014 - 12:45 PM

The bypass system is an attempt to stop tons of unpolluted groundwater from mixing with water laced with radioactive isotopes

Japan Fukushima operator diverts groundwater to sea

Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoes line

Apr 18, 2014 - 10:22 PM

The celebrated shoe designer has said that the materials native to the disaster-hit area are actually quite beautiful, and also remarked on the craftsmanship he saw from the artisans around the area

Jimmy Choo creates Fukushima shoes line

Fukushima operator halts water decontamination system

Mar 19, 2014 - 1:15 PM

Tokyo Electric Power discovers a defect in the decontamination system of the Fukushima plant's radiation-tainted water, shutting it off for repairs

Fukushima operator halts water decontamination system

Japan marks 3rd anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster

Mar 11, 2014 - 7:18 AM

Remembrance ceremonies will be held in towns and cities around the disaster zone and in the capital Tokyo

Japan marks 3rd anniversary of quake-tsunami disaster

Thousands rally for end to nuclear Taiwan

Mar 08, 2014 - 5:40 PM

Ahead of the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster in Japan, thousands rally in Taiwan against nuclear energy.

Thousands rally for end to nuclear Taiwan

Hundreds protest dropped charges over Fukushima crisis

Mar 01, 2014 - 5:52 PM

Hundreds protested Japanese prosecutors' decision to drop charges over the Fukushima nuclear crisis, with no one yet punished nearly three years after the "man-made" disaster

Hundreds protest dropped charges over Fukushima crisis