Showing posts with label japan. Show all posts
Showing posts with label japan. Show all posts

Friday, July 20, 2018

Friday, July 13, 2018

Japan Struggles to Restore Water to Flood-Hit Towns

Japan Struggles to Restore Water to Flood-Hit Towns
Municipal workers in western Japan struggled on Friday to restore water supplies a week after floods caused by a record downpour killed more than 200 people in the worst such disaster in 36 years.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Friday, July 06, 2018

'Historic' rain in Japan kills several, evacuates thousands

'Historic' rain in Japan
Several people have died and many are missing amid heavy rains, flooding and landslides in Japan, officials said Friday.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Japan's Hayabusa 2 spacecraft reaches cosmic 'diamond'

Hayabusa 2 spacecraft
A Japanese spacecraft has arrived at its target - an asteroid shaped like a diamond or, according to some, a spinning top.

Friday, June 15, 2018

Japan suspends sale of Canadian wheat over discovery of Monsanto-made GMO

Canadian wheat
The Japanese Agriculture Ministry suspended its tender and sale of wheat from Canada on Friday. This comes as grain containing a genetically-modified trait was discovered last summer in Canada’s Alberta province.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Warning as Japan volcano erupts for first time in 250 years

Mount Io
A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, spewing steam and ash hundreds of metres into the air, as authorities warned locals not to approach the mountain.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Le Japon ne s'avoue pas vaincu dans la course mondiale aux terres rares

fabrication de produits de haute technologie
L'identification par le Japon d'un gisement massif de terres rares témoigne des efforts de l'archipel, deuxième consommateur mondial de ces minéraux stratégiques, pour réduire sa dépendance envers la Chine sur fond de demande croissante et de hausse des prix.

Friday, February 16, 2018

Deux astronautes japonais et américain ont débuté une sortie orbitale

Deux astronautes japonais et américain ont débuté une sortie orbitale
Deux astronautes, japonais et américains, ont entamé vendredi une sortie hors de la Station spatiale internationale (ISS) afin de de réparer le bras télémanipulateur de l'avant-poste orbital et de conserver certaines pièces.

Friday, February 09, 2018

Fukushima: Tepco versera plus de 8 millions d'euros de dédommagements

Fukushima, Tepco
Un tribunal de Tokyo a ordonné à l'opérateur de la centrale nucléaire dévastée de Fukushima de verser plus de 8 millions d'euros de dédommagements à des habitants qui ont fui la région après la catastrophe de mars 2011, a indiqué jeudi un avocat des plaignants.

Sunday, February 04, 2018

‘Global Consequences’ of Lethal Radiation Leak at Destroyed Japan Nuclear Plant

Fukushima nuclear power plant
Lethal levels of radiation have been observed inside Japan’s damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant. And they are arguably way higher than you suspect.

Friday, February 02, 2018

Oil from Sunken Iranian Tanker May Have Reached Japan Shore: Coast Guard

Clumps of oil have washed up on the shores of southern Japan and there are fears they may be leaking from an Iranian crude tanker that sank in the world's worst such disaster in decades, the Japanese Coast Guard said Friday.

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Le Japon bien décidé à poursuivre la chasse à la baleine

Le Premier ministre japonais Shinzo Abe a réitéré mercredi la volonté de son pays de poursuivre sa très controversée chasse à la baleine dite "scientifique" dans l'Antarctique et de reprendre à terme la pêche commerciale, tandis que l'Agence de la pêche envisage de moderniser son principal navire baleinier.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

No efforts spared in rescue for tanker Sanchi: China

tanker Sanchi
China has set up an efficient interministry coordination team to handle the aftermath of the sunken oil tanker Sanchi, which includes monitoring and cleaning up the marine oil slick that was left and conducting regular search and recovery operations, senior officials said on Friday.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Worse than Exxon Valdez? Fears rise ‘all fuel escaped’ from ill-fated Iranian oil tanker

Sanchi IRAN
Chinese authorities are struggling to contain what may be the worst oil tanker spill and environmental disaster of its kind in history, after the stricken Iranian ship. The Sanchi, finally sank over the weekend.

Sunday, December 17, 2017

New space station crew members are en route after Sunday blastoff

International Space Station
Members of Expedition 54 are on their way to the International Space Station after the Russian Soyuz rocket and spacecraft successfully launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Sunday morning.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Monday, October 09, 2017

Japan scientists grow drugs in chicken eggs

eggs contain drugs
Japanese researchers have genetically engineered hens whose eggs contain drugs that can fight serious diseases in a bid to dramatically reduce the cost of treatment, a report said Monday.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Botched Gauges Mean Radioactive Water Might Be Leaking From Fukushima

Radioactive Water Might Be Leaking From Fukushima
Radioactive, contaminated water may have leaked from the destroyed Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor in Japan into nearby groundwater, report plant officials. The incident has not been confirmed, but is suspected to have occurred because of a fault in well placement.

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