12 Apr '11, 7pm

Japan crisis no direct impact in S'pore

SINGAPORE: Singapore authorities said there is no change in the assessment risk to the country, despite Japan's revised rating of the situation at the Fukushima Nuclear Plant. Japan's Nuclear and Industrial Safety Agency (NISA) has raised its provisional rating of the situation at the plant to 7, putting it on the same scale as the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The change resulted from an estimate of the total amount of radioactivity released to the environment from the Fukushima Nuclear Plant. Singapore's Information, Communications and the Arts Ministry as well as the National Environment Agency said although the situation in Japan remains serious, Singapore is not directly impacted by the higher emergency rating. They said it does not indicate that the situation has worsened. In fact, radiation levels in various prefectures, as reported by the Japanese authorities and the In...

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