10 Apr '11, 10pm

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Tokyo Electric restarts quake-hit oil-fired units 10:25 AM TOKYO - TOKYO Electric Power Co (Tepco) said it resumed generating power last week at two more oil-fired units at its quake-hit Kashima plant in Ibaraki prefecture north-east of Tokyo, as it ramps up output to avoid rolling blackouts. The two units, with total capacity of 1,600 megawatts, had been shut after a devastating 9.0 magnitude earthquake hit north-eastern Japan on March 11. Safes, cash wash up on Japan shores after tsunami 8:48 AM OFUNATO (Japan) - THERE are no cars inside the parking garage at Ofunato police headquarters. Instead, hundreds of dented metal safes, swept out of homes and businesses by last month's tsunami, crowd the long rectangular building. Any one could hold someone's life savings. Hong Kong detects tiny traces of radiation 7:10 AM HONG KONG - SMALL amounts of radioactive material have be...

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