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Kazunori Takada

Kazunori Takada

    China stocks rise after Beijing slaps curbs on selling
    China stocks rise after Beijing slaps curbs on selling
    Global investors fear that China's market turmoil will destabilise the financial system, and be a bigger risk than the crisis in Greece.
    Japanese firms shut China plants, US urges calm
    Japanese firms shut China plants, US urges calm
    Japanese firms have shut factories in China and urged expatriate workers to stay indoors in the wake of angry protests over a territorial dispute.
    Japan nuclear evacuation ring will be no-go zone
    Japan nuclear evacuation ring will be no-go zone
    Japan on Thursday said it would ban people entering the 20km evacuation zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant north of Tokyo.
    Power crunch puts Japan Inc to the test
    Power crunch puts Japan Inc to the test
    Analysts suggest power blackouts will ultimately cause the biggest economic damage to Japan, a vital player in the global manufacturing supply chain.
    Japan finds plutonium in soil at stricken nuclear plant
    Japan finds plutonium in soil at stricken nuclear plant
    Plutonium in soil at the Fukushima nuclear complex heightened alarm on Tuesday over the battle to contain the world's worst atomic crisis in 25 years.
    Radiation injuries slow work at Japan's nuclear plant
    Radiation injuries slow work at Japan's nuclear plant
    Engineers had to pull out of some parts of Japan's crippled nuclear plant on Thursday when three workers were exposed to high contamination.
    Japan disasters to cost over $300-billion
    Japan disasters to cost over $300-billion
    Japan estimated the cost of the damage from its devastating earthquake and tsunami could top $300-billion.
    US halts imports from Japan nuclear zone
    US halts imports from Japan nuclear zone
    The United States became the first nation to block produce from ally Japan's radiation zone, saying it will halt milk, vegetable and fruit imports.
    Steam rises from Japan plant, radiation worry grows
    Steam rises from Japan plant, radiation worry grows
    Smoke and steam rose from two of the most threatening reactors at Japan's quake-crippled nuclear plant on Tuesday.
    WHO warns of food radiation in disaster-hit Japan
    WHO warns of food radiation in disaster-hit Japan
    The WHO said on Monday that radiation in food after an earthquake damaged a Japanese nuclear plant was more serious than previously thought.
    Everest conqueror Edmund Hillary dies
    Everest conqueror Edmund Hillary dies
    New Zealand's Edmund Hillary, who along with Nepal's Tenzing Norgay Sherpa became the first to conquer Mount Everest, died in hospital on Friday. He was 88. New Zealand flags flew at half mast at Scott Base in Antarctica on Friday, mourning the loss of one of the greatest adventurers of the 20th century.