23 May '11, 11am

Save children: Japanese protest revised school radiation limit via @cmswire #nonuclear #nonukes #environment #amnesty

Save children: Japanese protest revised school radiation limit via @cmswire #nonuclear #nonukes #environment #amnesty

Furious parents at the centre of Japan's atomic crisis and hundreds of their supporters rallied in Tokyo on Monday against revised nuclear safety standards in schools they say are putting children at risk. -- PHOTO: AFP TOKYO - FURIOUS parents at the centre of Japan's atomic crisis and hundreds of their supporters rallied in Tokyo on Monday against revised nuclear safety standards in schools they say are putting children at risk. Japanese children can now be exposed to 20 times the radiation that was permissible before the March 11 tsunami caused a meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear plant, sparking the world's worst nuclear crisis since Chernobyl. Around 400 protesters, many from areas around the stricken plant, flocked to the education and science ministry to demand a rethink on the new limit, which allows exposure of up to 20 millisieverts a year. A group of Fukushima res...

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Reduced ERP rates for June school holiday period

Reduced ERP rates for June school holiday period

straitstimes.com 23 May '11, 5am

ERP rates will be reduced for the June school holiday period, the LTA said. -- ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN ELECTRONIC Road P...

Japan detects high radiation levels off coast: report

Japan detects high radiation levels off coast: ...

channelnewsasia.com 28 May '11, 12pm

TOKYO : Japan has revealed radiation up to several hundred times normal levels has been detected on the seabed off the cri...

Shorts, flip-flops and off to school They want to be adults but act like children. Which adults wear such to work?

Shorts, flip-flops and off to school They want ...

straitstimes.com 22 May '11, 4am

Students in shorts, bermudas and flip-flops at a bus stop outside Ngee Ann Polytechnic recently. Poly students say they dr...