Magnitude 5.7 earthquake hits eastern Japan: USGS

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit eastern Japan Tuesday morning, seismologists reported.

Typhoon threatens Japan; precautions at Fukushima nuclear plant

A once-in-a-decade typhoon threatened Japan on Tuesday, disrupting travel and shipping and forcing precautions to be taken at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear power plant.

China`s paralysed airport bomber sentenced to 6 yrs

Ji received a minor sentence because he warned people to stay away from him at the scene of the blast and confessed his crimes in the court, state-run Xinhua quoted the court ruling as saying.

UN panel says Japan nuclear workers may have got higher radiation: Report

Japanese authorities may have underestimated by 20 percent the radiation doses workers got in the initial phase of the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster, a Japanese newspaper reported on Saturday, citing a UN panel.

Japan sees nuke plants as deterrent against attack

As Japan`s defence chief, Satoshi Morimoto is destined to take part in the Cabinet’s imminent decision on the new national energy policy.

TEPCO ordered to defer reporting looming explosion

Tokyo Electric Power Co has released about 150 hours of video records of the company`s teleconferences from March 11 to March 16 last year.

Japan probes alleged cover-up at nuclear plant

Subcontractors allegedly forced workers at Fukushima Dai-ichi plant to underreport the amount of radiation they were exposed to.

Japan`s Fukushima N-crisis was ‘man-made disaster’

Nuclear power returned to Japan`s energy mix as the first reactor to be restarted since 2011 earthquake and tsunami came back online.

Japan to restart two nuclear reactors

Japan`s Prime Minister Yoshiko Noda said the restart at the Oi nuclear power plant, in central Fukui prefecture, was necessary to avert power shortages.

Fukushima leak may have flowed into Pacific: TEPCO

Tokyo Electric Power Company said the leak was found early
from a pipe attached to a temporary decontamination
system.

China to resume N-plants construction

China will resume constructing nuclear power plants that had been halted following an accident last year in Japan.

Japan: `Most towns unsure over nuclear stress test

The stress tests are aimed at showing the reactors can withstand the scale of disaster that crippled Fukushima reactors last year.