25 Mar '11, 1pm

Burning Questions about Japan Nuclear Disaster

Burning Questions about Japan Nuclear Disaster

A girl (above) sticks out her tongue at her mother as they are scanned for signs of radiation at the Azuma gymnastic hall in Fukushima, northern Japan, two Fridays ago. Radiation has been released into the atmosphere from the Fukushima nuclear plant on the country's north-east coast, which was badly damaged after a massive earthquake and tsunami on March 11. As part of attempts to prevent fuel from the plant from overheating and emitting dangerous levels of radiation, military fire trucks sprayed Unit 3 of the plant for the second day running last Friday. Unit 4 is in the background. The image above was taken from footage released by the Japan Defence Ministry

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Asia/Story/STISt...

Tweets

Radiation levels soar at Japan nuclear plant

channelnewsasia.com 27 Mar '11, 7am

KITAKAMI, Japan: Very high levels of radiation detected in water leaking from a reactor at a nuclear plant in Japan dealt ...

Radiation scare at Japan nuclear plant

Radiation scare at Japan nuclear plant

channelnewsasia.com 27 Mar '11, 10pm

KITAKAMI, Japan: Dangerous levels of radiation detected in water thought to be leaking from a stricken Japanese reactor de...

Radiation spike in sea near Japan nuclear plant

Radiation spike in sea near Japan nuclear plant

channelnewsasia.com 26 Mar '11, 6am

SENDAI, Japan: Radiation levels have jumped 10-fold in days in seawater near Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear plant, officials ...

Global food scare widens from Japan nuclear plant

channelnewsasia.com 24 Mar '11, 4am

TOKYO: Australia, Canada and Singapore joined a list of countries shunning Japanese food imports Thursday as radioactive s...

Japan disaster likely to be world's costliest

todayonline.com 24 Mar '11, 6am

Japan's government has said that the cost of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated the north-east could reach ¥25 tri...

Global food scare widens from Japan nuclear pla...

sg.news.yahoo.com 24 Mar '11, 4am

Australia, Canada and Singapore joined a list of countries shunning Japanese food imports as radioactive steam wafted anew...

Japan \"still far from the end\" of nuclear acc...

channelnewsasia.com 27 Mar '11, 3am

WASHINGTON: The head of the world's nuclear watchdog agency warned Saturday that Japan was "still far from the end of the ...

Singapore designers give back – Japan disaster fund raising ...: Shop for a Good Cause In an effort to raise as

Singapore designers give back – Japan disaster ...

greatdeals.com.sg 25 Mar '11, 8am

In an effort to raise as much funds as they can for the Japan disaster which has touched the hearts of many, various Singa...

Italy halts nuclear plan after Japan crisis

Italy halts nuclear plan after Japan crisis

channelnewsasia.com 22 Mar '11, 5pm

ROME: Italy will declare a one-year moratorium on the country's nuclear programme at a cabinet meeting Wednesday, Economic...

[ST] Singaporeans debate use of nuclear energy

straitstimes.com 25 Mar '11, 7am

AS JAPAN rushes to contain radiation leaks from the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Power Plant, more problems loom with a mult...

The Fukushima nuclear crisis will leave Japan with a cleanup problem that could cost an 'astronomical amount': Experts

The Fukushima nuclear crisis will leave Japan w...

straitstimes.com 23 Mar '11, 12am

This handout picture released from Tokyo Electric Power Co (Tepco) shows workers spraying water to cool down the spent nuc...

The UN chief nuclear inspector, Yukiya Amano, says Japan's nuclear crisis is 'still far from the end'

The UN chief nuclear inspector, Yukiya Amano, s...

straitstimes.com 27 Mar '11, 2am

This handout picture, released from the Japanese Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency via Jiji Press, shows engineers chec...

Music album to raise funds for Japan disaster victims: SINGAPORE: Non-profit art company Ko-nen Creative has pro...

Music album to raise funds for Japan disaster v...

channelnewsasia.com 24 Mar '11, 4pm

SINGAPORE: Non-profit art company Ko-nen Creative has produced a music album to raise funds for Japan's earthquake and tsu...

Plutonium detected in soil at Japan nuclear plant

channelnewsasia.com 28 Mar '11, 5pm

SENDAI, Japan - Plutonium has been detected in soil at a stricken nuclear plant in Japan and highly contaminated water has...

Eat at Yakun tomorrow and all takings from 6 of...

sgblogs.com 24 Mar '11, 2pm

Ya Kun will be donating all takings on 25th March 2011 to the Japan Disaster Fund 2011. Suntec, Raffles City, Funan, Far E...