11 Mar '11, 2pm

新加坡网上官方 英文日报:

TOKYO - AT LEAST 703 people were killed in the massive 8.9-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan on Friday - but Kyodo News agency said it estimated that more than 1,000 people died. As dawn broke over the shellshocked country the morning after the disaster, Japan's Jiji Press News agency said police and other data showed that the total number of quake dead and missing topped ... TOKYO - JAPAN'S nuclear authorities warned on Saturday that quake-hit atomic plant Fukushima No. 1, about 250km north-east of Tokyo, 'may be experiencing a nuclear meltdown', media said. Kyodo News agency said radioactive caesium had been detected near Fukushima plant, citing the Japanese nuclear safety commission. TOKYO - JAPAN mobilised 50,000 military and other rescue personnel on Saturday to spearhead a Herculean rescue and recovery effort, a day after being hit by its most devastati...

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