Websites Can Legally Pirate Porn Movies, Prosecutors Rule

Torrent Freak March 23, 2013 For years Japan’s leading producers of pornographic movies have been battling to protect their content overseas. In particular they have focused on Taiwan where websites openly sell their videos and TV channels air their content without permission. The studios eventually took legal action, but to no avail. This week prosecutors […]

Seismologists warn Japan against nuclear restart

ShareThis Seismologists warn Japan against nuclear restart 26 Jun 2012 Two prominent seismologists said on Tuesday that Japan is ignoring the safety lessons of last year’s Fukushima crisis and warned against restarting two reactors next month. Japan has approved the restart of the two reactors at the Kansai Electric Power Ohi nuclear plant, northwest of […]

Japan sat on U.S. radiation maps showing immediate fallout from nuclear crisis

ShareThis Japan sat on U.S. radiation maps showing immediate fallout from nuclear crisis 19 Jun 2012 The government failed to make use of detailed U.S. maps showing how radiation spread shortly after the Fukushima nuclear crisis began [March 2011], sources familiar with the matter revealed Monday. The sources said the maps were neither publicized nor […]

Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactors

ShareThis Japan moves closer to restarting nuclear reactors 14 Jun 2012 Japan moved closer Thursday to restarting nuclear reactors for the first time since last year’s earthquake and tsunami led to a nationwide shutdown after a mayor gave his support to a plan to bring two of them back online. All 50 of Japan’s workable […]

Japan Moves Closer to Restart of Nuclear Plant

ShareThis Japan Moves Closer to Restart of Nuclear Plant 01 Jun 2012 Japan’s prime minister has said he may order the restart of one of the nation’s idled nuclear plants as early as next week, as local leaders around the plant on Thursday signaled their willingness to drop opposition to the restart. Prime Minister Yoshihiko […]

Japan Nuclear Operator Conducts Check on Risky Unit

ShareThis Japan Nuclear Operator Conducts Check on Risky Unit 25 May 2012 The operator of Japan’s stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power plant said it took extra steps this week to check the soundness of one of its riskiest reactor buildings, in response to growing public unease over the possibility of further accidents at the facility. The […]

6.1 earthquake strikes northeastern Japan

ShareThis HAARP is a busy little bee! 6.1 earthquake strikes northeastern Japan 24 May 2012 An earthquake with a 6.1 magnitude rating on the Richter scale occurred in northeastern Japan late Wednesday. Local news is saying that Aomori Prefecture felt most of the trembler effects. The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the 6.1 quake originated […]

How Long Will Japan’s Nuclear Recess Be? Enter Kazakhstan

Environmental victories are so scarce these days that you can’t blame eco-activists for trumpeting any good news — even when the news turns out to be mostly smoke and mirrors. Japan announced that it was putting its last remaining operational nuclear power plant, located in the northern city of Tomari, on “recess.” A closer look […]

Radioactive Wave From Japan Headed Towards United States, Full of Extremely High Levels of Radiation

The Intel Hub | Over the last year the threat of radiation hitting the United States from the Fukushima nuclear disaster has gone from a conspiracy theory, to a possibility, to a flat out fact. Now, scientists with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute have confirmed that a wave of highly radioactive waste is headed directly […]

UK in nuclear decommissioning deal with Japan

ShareThis UK in nuclear decommissioning deal with Japan 10 Apr 2012 Britain and Japan signed a framework civil nuclear co-operation pact opening up Japan’s multi-billion pound decommissioning sector to UK companies, the UK energy ministry said. The announcement on Tuesday came as UK Prime Minister David Cameron kicked off his tour of Asia in Japan. […]