India and Japan sign energy deal

India and Japan have reportedly signed agreements to work together in areas including the energy sector. The deal was struck during Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s trip to India over the weekend to help the nation’s growing economy. Japan will provide a loan to increase power generation in India and help the country boost energy […]

Government to take ‘hands on approach’ to Fukushima clean up

The Japanese government has vowed to take “a more hands on approach” in dealing with the clean up of the Fukushima nuclear plant including the use of public funds. Conditions have been deteriorating at the plant, with the Toyko Electric Power Company (TEPCO) struggling to stop leaks from the growing stores of radioactive water used […]

Government to take 'hands on approach' to Fukushima clean up

The Japanese government has vowed to take “a more hands on approach” in dealing with the clean up of the Fukushima nuclear plant including the use of public funds. Conditions have been deteriorating at the plant, with the Toyko Electric Power Company (TEPCO) struggling to stop leaks from the growing stores of radioactive water used […]

More radioactive water leaks at Fukushima

The utility company in charge of the Fukushima nuclear power plant (pictured) has reported another setback in its struggle to stop radioactive water escaping the plant. Toyko Electric Power Company (TEPCO) says around 300 tonnes of radioactive water leaked through an open valve from a storage container into surrounding soil, according to reports. The storage […]