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  • Storm locks down US military bases in Japan

    22 August 2016
    in Tokyo, Kanagawa and Saitama prefectures. Tokyo Electric Power Co. said more than 100... lockdown before being downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday morning. Tokyo was expecting up... | Floods, power outage force some Yokota residents to evacuate Mindulle made landfall south
  • Tokyo pummeled by first direct typhoon landfall in 11 years

    22 August 2016
    statements from the airlines. Tokyo Electric Power Co. said more than 100,000 homes had power outages as of 3... Electric Railway Co. halted routes between Tokyo and popular tourist destination Hakone. The Yamagata... Tokyo pummeled by first direct typhoon landfall in 11 years
  • Former Japanese leader starts fund for US vets who helped Fukushima

    7 July 2016
    Electric Power Co. A massive earthquake caused a tsunami that swamped a large stretch of northeastern Japan... 2011 disaster at the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant. “They went so far... to do their utmost to help Japan,” Junichiro Koizumi told a news conference Tuesday in Tokyo
  • 16 US ships that aided in Operation Tomodachi still contaminated with radiation

    13 March 2016
    related to radiation exposure, filed suit in 2012 against the nuclear plant’s operator, the Tokyo Electric... Power Co. The suit asserts that TEPCO lied, coaxing the Navy closer to the plant even though it knew the... crippled Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, top Navy officials told Stars and Stripes
  • Fukushima radiation poses little risk, but lack of trust lingers

    7 March 2016
    Electric Power Co., the plant’s operator, to talk to him. As a result, many... TOKYO — The worst health effects of the 2011 Fukushima Dai-chi nuclear power... radiation readings, and farther away in cities like Tokyo, background levels are naturally lower than many
  • Five years after nuclear meltdown, no one knows what to do with Fukushima

    10 February 2016
    's northeastern coast in the tsunami, and 160,000 more lost their homes and livelihoods. Tokyo Electric... Power Co. (Tepco), the utility company that runs the site and drew fierce criticism for its handling of... FUTABA, Japan — Seen from the road below, the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power station looks
  • Robots readied to decontaminate Japanese nuclear plant

    17 December 2015
    ) and other entities. IRID is in charge of decommissioning at Tokyo Electric Power Co... .'s Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant. The system is expected to be introduced to clean the plant from as
  • Abe-Modi deals show Asia powers moving to check rising China

    14 December 2015
    such as Westinghouse Electric Co. and General Electric Co. to sell equipment to India. - 1... India's self-imposed moratorium on nuclear tests, though Tokyo would reconsider the pact if the South... possible if two other leaders had been in power, according to Kawamura. "India-Japan working
  • Japanese troops rescue residents trapped by raging floodwaters

    10 September 2015
    Electric Power Co. announced. It is the seventh time that possible or confirmed... small city north of Tokyo. SDF and media helicopters swarmed above Joso, in... Ibaraki Prefecture about 30 miles north of downtown Tokyo, as the Kinu River swept away homes. NHK
  • Japanese court forbids Takahama nuclear plant restart

    15 April 2015
    Plans to bring Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Takahama No. 3 and 4 nuclear reactors in western... Plans to bring Kansai Electric Power Co.’s Takahama No. 3 and 4 nuclear reactors in western Japan... . ——— ©2015 the Japan Times (Tokyo) Visit the Japan Times (Tokyo) at www.japantimes.co
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