Archive for the ‘Japan’ Category

Japan – Water leak found at Fukushima Daiichi plant

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 Comments off


Laaska News  August  14,  2012

Tokyo Electric Power Company has reported a radioactive water leak at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant’s Number 4 reactor.

The utility says a worker patrolling on Tuesday morning found water one-centimeter deep across a 350-square-meter room on the first floor of the turbine building. Read more…

Japan – Nagasaki observes 67th A-bomb anniversary

Thursday, August 9, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News August 9, 2012

The city of Nagasaki is observing the 67th anniversary of the US atomic bombing on Thursday.

The peace memorial ceremony is taking place shortly at the Peace Park near Ground Zero. Read more…

Japan – Ohi No.4 reactor working at full capacity

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  July 25,   2012

The second reactor to resume operation in Japan after the nuclear accident in Fukushima is now generating power at full capacity.

Officials raised the output of the No.4 reactor at the Ohi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture, central Japan, at midnight on Tuesday after final safety Read more…

Japan VS China – Japan ambassador returns to discuss Senkaku issue

Monday, July 16, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News July  16,2012

Japan’s ambassador to China has made a temporary return home to report on the recent developments over a group of islands in the East China Sea.

Uichiro Niwa arrived in Tokyo on Sunday and met Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba. Read more…

Japan – Kyushu drenched by heavy rain

Saturday, July 14, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News      July 14,   2012

“At least 22 people are dead”


heavy rain, Japan . Photo.

Torrential downpours continue to drench Japan’s southwestern region of Kyushu. At least 22 people are dead and another person is in critical condition. 8 people are missing in Kumamoto, Oita and Fukuoka prefectures in what weather officials say is unprecedented heavy rain. Read more…

Japan -10 dead, 18 missing in heavy Kyushu rains

Thursday, July 12, 2012 Comments off

Torrential rains have lashed Kyushu island in western Japan, leaving 10 dead and 18 missing. The meteorological agency says the region has never experienced such severe rain and warns of further rainfall.

The rain began in the early hours of Thursday morning as a seasonal rain front was activated by warm and moist southerly winds. In Kumamoto and neighboring Oita prefectures, hourly rainfalls of 100 millimeters were recorded. Read more…

Japan – No.4 reactor at Ohi plant to restart July 18th

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Comments off

The operator of the Ohi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture, central Japan, says it aims to restart a second reactor at the facility next Wednesday.

The No.4 reactor at the plant has been shut down for routine inspections. Read more…

Shirka Tokyo Ee Deeq Bixiyaasha Caalamk Oo Lagu Go’aaminayo Gargaar Afganistan Lasiiyo

Saturday, July 7, 2012 Comments off

Laaska News  Jul 7, 2012

Shirka Tokyo ee looga hadlayo Afganistan waxaa meel laysla dhigayaa in lasiin doono waddankaas lacag dhan 16 – bln oo lagu caawinayo ilaa sanadka 2015 ka,sida uu ku dhawaaqay Wasiirka Arrimaha Dibadda ee dalka Japan Mr. Koichiro Gemba . Read more…

Tokyo conference to decide on Afghanistan aid

Saturday, July 7, 2012 Comments off

The Tokyo Conference on Afghanistan will decide whether it will provide the country with 16-bln dollar aid until 2015, Japan’s Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba stated ahead of the event. Read more…

Japan decides to restart Ohi nuclear plant

Saturday, June 16, 2012 Comments off

The Japanese government has decided to restart 2 idled reactors at the Ohi nuclear plant in Fukui Prefecture, central Japan.

The restart will be the first among the country’s 50 idled nuclear reactors after the disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi plant. Read more…