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After Leak, Safety Panel Urges Fukushima Nuclear Plant Operator to Communicate Better 

After Leak, Safety Panel Urges Fukushima Nuclear Plant Operator to Communicate Better 

By Mari Yamaguchi
Last week’s leak of highly radioactive water could have been prevented, experts said, urging TEPCO to “very quickly communicate to the public what happened and why.”

Chinese Propaganda and Fukushima Treated Water Issue

Chinese Propaganda and Fukushima Treated Water Issue

By KAWASHIMA Shin
There have been some changes.
Japan’s Fishing Sector Struggles After China Seafood Ban

Japan’s Fishing Sector Struggles After China Seafood Ban

By Thisanka Siripala
Japan is ramping up efforts to counter China’s seafood ban amid the controversial wastewater release from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant. 

Japan Battles Backlash After Releasing Wastewater From Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant 

Japan Battles Backlash After Releasing Wastewater From Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant 

By Thisanka Siripala
The release of treated but still radioactive wastewater into the Pacific Ocean has exacerbated tensions with neighboring countries.

Fukushima Wastewater Release Roils China-Japan Relations

Fukushima Wastewater Release Roils China-Japan Relations

By Shannon Tiezzi
Beijing has been relentless in its criticism, and both sides have complained of harassment as the controversy grows.

In Japan’s Neighbors, Fear and Frustration Over Radioactive Water Release

In Japan’s Neighbors, Fear and Frustration Over Radioactive Water Release

By Hyung-jin Kim
Many foreign experts said the water discharge will have a negligible impact on the environment and human health, but Japan’s neighbors remain worried.

Fukushima Nuclear Plant to Start Releasing Treated Radioactive Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean

Fukushima Nuclear Plant to Start Releasing Treated Radioactive Wastewater Into Pacific Ocean

By Mari Yamaguchi
The release of treated but still radioactive water could start as early as Thursday, despite opposition at home and abroad.
Hong Kong Will Ban More Products From Japan If Treated Wastewater Is Discharged, Leader Says

Hong Kong Will Ban More Products From Japan If Treated Wastewater Is Discharged, Leader Says

By Kanis Leung
Chief Executive John Lee said in a press briefing that his government would err on the side of caution amid the unprecedented planned release of wastewater from the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant.

South Korea Endorses Japan’s Plan to Release Fukushima Wastewater, But Citizens’ Fears Persist

South Korea Endorses Japan’s Plan to Release Fukushima Wastewater, But Citizens’ Fears Persist

By Kim Tong-hyung
South Korean government officials and scientists insist that contamination levels would be within acceptable safety standards. The public isn’t convinced.

IAEA Chief Visits Fukushima Before Radioactive Water Is Released

IAEA Chief Visits Fukushima Before Radioactive Water Is Released

By Mari Yamaguchi
The Japanese government has been trying to gain credibility for the water release, which still faces persistent opposition in and outside Japan.

Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Edges Closer to Discharging Treated Wastewater Into Pacific

Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Edges Closer to Discharging Treated Wastewater Into Pacific

By Thisanka Siripala
The controversial release of treated wastewater from the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant is moving forward despite opposition. 
Regulators Begin Final Safety Inspection Before Treated Fukushima Wastewater Is Released Into Sea

Regulators Begin Final Safety Inspection Before Treated Fukushima Wastewater Is Released Into Sea

By Mari Yamaguchi
Japan’s plan to release the radioactive wastewater has drawn fierce opposition from local fishing groups, as well as neighboring South Korea, China, and some Pacific Island nations.

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