Japan says it will release more than 1 million tonnes of contaminated water from the ruined Fukushima nuclear power station back into the sea. The work is set to begin in about two years 👇
CHINA LASHES OUT | China on Thursday summoned Japan's ambassador to lodge a protest against its recent decision to release treated radioactive water accumulated at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant.
Two officials in Japan’s ruling LDP party say changes could be coming to the Tokyo Olympics. One suggested they still could be canceled, and the other said even if they proceed, it might be without any fans. by @mariyamaguchi and @yurikageyama >>
Japan needs to figure out what its national strategic interests really are: Is it better to maintain some kind of relative balance between China and the US, or is it better to turn itself into an ally of one against the other: Editor-in-Chief Hu Xijin #HuSays
Taiwan issue may force Japan to pick sides in U.S.-Beijing fight
A restaurant in Japan did an experiment showing how fast a ‘virus’ spreads that setting...
Italy has banned weddings and funerals for 16 million people. Japan has closed schools for a month. France and Iraq have banned public gatherings. The U.N. has canceled all physical meetings to address climate change. Americans are uncertain what to do about Coachella.