17 Apr '11, 6am

UPDATE: Tepco says they expect to control leaking radiation from Fukushima within '6-9 months'

UPDATE: Tepco says they expect to control leaking radiation from Fukushima within '6-9 months'

Tokyo Electric Power Co Chairman Tsunehisa Katsumata (second from right) bows deeply with the company senior officials as he attends a news conference at the company head office in Tokyo. -- PHOTO: REUTERS TOKYO - JAPAN'S Tokyo Electric Power Co said Sunday it expects to reduce radiation leaks from its Fukushima plant within three months and to cool reactors and control the radiation within six to nine months. Tepco also said in a statement that an initial focus would be to prevent hydrogen explosions in the reactors one, two and three by injecting nitrogen, and to prevent further releases of radioactive water into the environment. -- AFP

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

Tweets

Revitalized nuclear safety may contain radiation in 6-9 months? TEPCO #tepco

Revitalized nuclear safety may contain radiatio...

asiaone.com 18 Apr '11, 1am

TOKYO - Japan's embattled Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) offered the timeline more than five weeks after a giant quake an...

Japan's TEPCO expects to control radiation with...

channelnewsasia.com 17 Apr '11, 7am

TOKYO: The operator of Japan's tsunami-hit nuclear plant said Sunday it aims to reduce radiation leaks within three months...

Japan's TEPCO pours radiation-absorbing mineral in sea: TOKYO : The Japanese operator of a stricken nuclear plan...

Japan's TEPCO pours radiation-absorbing mineral...

channelnewsasia.com 16 Apr '11, 6pm

TOKYO : The Japanese operator of a stricken nuclear plant said Saturday it has started dumping a mineral into the sea that...

TEPCO to sell KDDI stake for nuclear payout

channelnewsasia.com 17 Apr '11, 1am

TOKYO: Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO) plans to sell its shares in telecom operator KDDI worth $2.2 billion to help fund comp...

Chinese worry of nuclear radiation at dining table

straitstimes.com 18 Apr '11, 12am

BEIJING - 'IS SEAFOOD still edible after the Japanese nuclear leak?' a woman going by the name of bestgirl999 asked on Tia...

White iPhone possible within the month

straitstimes.com 15 Apr '11, 4am

The white iPhone would be available from AT&T Inc and Verizon Communications Inc by the end of April, Bloomberg News repor...

Parliament has been dissolved, GE must take pla...

todayonline.com 19 Apr '11, 7am

SINGAPORE - Parliament has been dissolved, paving the way for the country's 14th General Election. The Proclamation was is...

A woman working at Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant received radiation at over 3 times the legal limit for females

A woman working at Japan's Fukushima nuclear pl...

straitstimes.com 27 Apr '11, 8am

Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) said the woman, who had worked in support functions, had received 17.55 millisieverts...