28 Apr '11, 7am

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In a bid to calm radiation contamination fears, the Japanese Embassy has reassured Thai government agencies and the private sector over its efforts to bring the crisis at Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant to an end. It also insisted Japan was doing everything in its power to ensure the safety of Japanese food. "The Japanese government is now working with international organisations to deal with the crisis and limit the impact of the nuclear accident that people are worried about," Masato Ohtaka, economy minister at the Embassy of Japan said yesterday. He was speaking at a conference entitled "The current situation of the nuclear accident at Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power station" organised by the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO). More than 500 participants from the private sector, industry and state agencies attended the event. "We have always considered Th...

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