March 23, 2022 | 12:17
The world's top-selling automaker Toyota said Friday it will halt operations on the majority of its Japanese production lines for three days as parts supply is hit by a recent powerful earthquake.
February 19, 2020 | 09:12
Workers at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant may need to wear plastic raincoats as the coronavirus outbreak threatens production of protective suits in China, the operator warned on Tuesday (Feb 18).
September 06, 2018 | 16:03
Japan has announced for the first time that a worker at the stricken Fukushima nuclear plant has died after being exposed to radiation, Japanese media reported.
March 30, 2018 | 15:28
Namie in Japan's Fukushima region remains a virtual ghost town seven years after a devastating tsunami and nuclear disaster, but officials hope a new factory recycling electric car batteries could help revitalise the area.
March 11, 2012 | 17:59
Japan on Sunday marked one year since a huge earthquake and tsunami killed 19,000 people and changed the lives of hundreds of thousands more in a nuclear crisis that swept the nation.
March 16, 2011 | 11:00
Japanese crews battled Wednesday to avert a nuclear disaster and said they may pour water from helicopters to stop fuel rods from being exposed to the air and releasing even more radioactivity.