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Today’s Pictures 24/March/2011

In Graphics on March 24, 2011 at 8:48 AM

In this photo released by Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency, Tokyo Electric Power Co. workers collect data in the control room for Unit 1 and Unit 2 at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant in Okumamachi, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan on Wednesday, March 23. <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY PHOTOBLOG>

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Pump it up: Water-spraying operations to cool down a spent nuclear-fuel pool at the Fukushima No. 1 power plant's No. 4 reactor continue Tuesday with trucks using a concrete squeeze pump and a 50-meter arm for pouring water from a higher point. KYODO PHOTO <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE>

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S. Korean rescue team back home A rescue worker undergoes a radiation check in Seoul on March 23, 2011, after returning from a search and rescue operation in northeastern Japan. The South Koreans arrived in Japan three days after the March 11 quake and tsunami disaster as the first team among foreign rescuers. (Kyodo) <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY KYODO NEWS>

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In this photo released by the Department of Health, samples of imported Japanese fava beans tainted with radiation is seen in undisclosed place in Taoyuan county, Taiwan, Sunday, March 20, 2011. An official of Taiwan’s Atomic Energy Council said Sunday they have detected a small amount of radiation on imported Japanese fava beans, although the levels are not harmful to human health. <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY CHINA REAL TIME REPORT>

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Today’s Pictures 22/March/2011

In Breaking News on March 22, 2011 at 9:14 AM

Publisher apologizes over sensational magazine cover Photo shows the cover of the March 28 issue of the weekly magazine AERA with the headline ''Radiation is coming,'' which hit store shelves on March 19, 2011. The publisher, Asahi Shimbun Publications Inc., apologized on its website and twitter account after receiving complaints that the cover fans public fears following an accident at a quake-hit nuclear power plant in northeastern Japan. (Kyodo) <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY KYODO NEWS>

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Two women stayed dry under umbrellas while walking through Tokyo’s Ginza district Monday. Reuters. <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY JAPAN REAL TIME>

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Hiroki Sato, center, from Soma in Fukushima Prefecture, undergoes a screening test for signs of nuclear radiation by a doctor as his younger brother Yuya looks on at a welfare center in Yonezawa, 98 km from the Fukushima nuclear plant, on Monday. Reuters. <ORIGINAL CAPTION BY JAPAN TODAY>

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06:00 JST March 22: Smoke belched from a stricken nuclear plant in Japan on Monday, disrupting urgent efforts to repair the cooling systems as Tokyo halted some food shipments owing to radiation worries.<ORIGINAL CAPTION BY NEWS ON JAPAN.COM>

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Relevant News 22/March/2011

In Breaking News on March 22, 2011 at 6:51 AM

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2 GSDF tanks sent to clear debris at Fukushima plant

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 22/03/2011

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Authorities jump gun on iodine pills / Premature distribution risked ill effects on health, depleted emergency supplies

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 22/03/2011

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Questions about radiation’s effect on food

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 22/03/2011

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GSDF special forces unite in water-spraying mission

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 22/03/2011

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Work to restore power delayed as smoke seen at Fukushima reactors

KYODO NEWS – 22/03/2011

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Gov’t orders 4 prefectures to suspend some food shipments

KYODO NEWS – 22/03/2011

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U.S. regulator says Fukushima nuclear plant stabilizing

KYODO NEWS – 21/03/2011

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Smoke From Reactors Halts Work At Nuclear Plant

NIKKEI.COM – 22/03/2011

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Nuclear crisis forces firms to shift production from quake-hit region

THE ASAHI SHIMBUN – 20/03/2011

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Smoke at reactor 3 triggers evacuation

KAZUAKI NAGATA – THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE – 21/03/2011

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Japan nuclear plant workers praised as heroes say they’re just doing their jobs

THE MAINICHI DAILY NEWS – 21/03/2011

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Work under way to lay cables for 2 reactors still out of power

THE MAINICHI DAILY NEWS – 21/03/2011

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No need to fear radioactive contamination of food, rain if proper steps taken: experts

THE MAINICHI DAILY NEWS – 21/03/2011

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Gov’t needs nuke and risk management expert to keep public informed

THE MAINICHI DAILY NEWS – 21/03/2011

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Tokyoites Stay In on a Rainy Day

YOREE KOH – JAPAN REAL TIME – 21/03/2011

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Traces of radioactive substances detected in water in 9 prefectures

KYODO NEWS – JAPAN TODAY – 22/03/2011

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Haneda, Narita airports create web pages with daily radiation level updates

JAPAN TODAY – 22/03/2011

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What would you say are the main differences between the way the Japanese and foreign media are covering the aftermath of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and the ongoing nuclear crisis?

JAPAN TODAY – 22/03/2011

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Greater levels of radioactive materials found due to rain

KYODO NEWS – JAPAN TODAY – 22/03/2011

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Early lessons from the Fukushima nuclear crisis

DARYL KIMBALL – JAPAN TODAY – 22/03/2011

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RPT-Where is Japan’s nuclear power CEO?

TERRIL YUE JONES

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Food contamination by Japan n-plant a serious concern: WHO

THE JAPAN NEWS.NET – 21/03/2011

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French laboratory finds high levels of radioactive contamination in food in Japan

BEYOND NUCLEAR – 21/03/2011

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More From GE Hitachi

NC NUKE – 21/03/2011

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* Top     * News/Features     * Business     * Views     * Cool Japan     * Environment     * Fun Spots     * Sports     * What’s on     * Biz Info/Press Release  Nuclear crisis forces firms to shift production from quake-hit region

Relevant News 21/March/2011

In Breaking News on March 21, 2011 at 6:56 AM

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Power cable connected to reactor / Link may allow control room use

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 21/03/2011

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Plant workers battle radiation, clock

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 21/03/2011

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Mission risky but a success / Firefighters conquer radiation fears to cool fuel rod pool

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 21/03/2011

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Spinach with radiation 27 times higher than limit found in Japan

KYODO NEWS – 21/03/2011

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Electricity returns to some Fukushima reactors, but tension remains

KYODO NEWS – 21/03/2011

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Release  Workers must cool 4,546 spent fuel rod bundles

THE ASAHI SHIMBUN – 20/03/2011

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Electricity restored at reactor No. 2

MASAMI ITO & JUN HONGO – THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE – 21/03/2011

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Status of Fukushima nuclear power plants Sunday evening

KYODO – THE MAINICHI DAILY NEWS – 20/03/2011

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Japan Finds More Types of Radiation-Tainted Food

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – JAPAN REAL TIME – 21/03/2011

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Light winds, rain forecast near Japan nuclear plant

REPORTING BY KAZUNORI TAKADA & EDITING BY NICK MACFIE – REUTERS  – 21/03/2011

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Japan says crippled nuclear plant to be scrapped

THE MAINICHI DAILY NEWS – 20/03/2011

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Learning from Fukushima

THE HINDU – 21/03/2011

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Relevant News 20/03/2011

In Breaking News on March 20, 2011 at 6:05 AM

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Some Cooling Functions Restored in Troubled Reactors

KOSAKU NARIOKA – THE WALL STREET JOURNAL – 19/03/2011

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Japan’s radioactive food found in major local producer

EMILY SMITH – CNN – 19/03/2011

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Radiation reaches food chain in Japan

HINDUSTAN TIMES – 19/03/2011

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Radiation at Safe Levels in Tokyo Water; Some Foods Testing Above Limits

FREDERIK BALFOUR, KATHLEEN CHU & TAK KUMAKURA – BLOOMBERG – 19/03/2011

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Foreign governments frustrated with Japan

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 20/03/2011

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Japan: Reactor “relatively stable” after hosing

CBS NEWS.COM STAFF – CBS NEWS.COM – 19/03/2011

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Cooling operations continue / SDF sprays water on No. 3 reactor; Hyper Rescue squad sent

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 20/03/2011

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N-plant hopes for power soon / Tokyo firefighters blast over 60 tons of water on No. 3 reactor

DAILY YOMIURI ONLINE – 20/03/2011

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Radioactive iodine beyond limit detected in tap water in Fukushima

KYODO NEWS – 20/03/2011

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Experts: Too early to bury reactors

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS – THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE – 20/03/2011

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Disaster analysis you may not hear elsewhere

ERIKO ARITA – THE JAPAN TIMES ONLINE – 20/03/2011

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Japan reluctant to disclose footage of power plant taken by U.S. drone

THE MAINICHI DAILY NEWS – 19/03/2011

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Fukushima nuclear accident: Saturday 19 March summary

BARRY BROOK – BRAVENEWCLIMATE – 20/03/2011

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Japan crisis: ‘There’s no food, tell people there is no food’

PETER FOSTER – THE TELEGRAPH – 19/03/2011

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Fukushima water tested above safe limit 2 days ago

MARI YAMAGUCHI – THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VIA AJC – 19/03/2011

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Japan nuclear crisis: scientists consider burying Fukushima in a ‘Chernobyl sarcophagus’

RICHARD ALLEYNE – THE TELEGRAPH – 19/03/2011

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Weather and radiation levels are key factors in exposure

ALAN ZAREMBO – LOS ANGELES TIMES – 19/03/2011

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