Work on Fukushima plant, halted during 2016 G7 summit, to continue during Tokyo Olympics
Wednesday, 4 March 2020 Decommissioning work at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power station, halted during a G7 summit in Japan in 2016, will not stop during this summer's Tokyo Olympics, the plant operator said.
Many evacuees from towns surrounding the Fukushima nuclear power plant are chafing over the government’s efforts to showcase the town's reconstruction ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Ryan Brooks reports
Japan's government has decided to release radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant into the sea, with a formal announcement expected to be made this month, according to media reports in the country. Joe Davies reports.
International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach is “very, very confident” that spectators can attend next year’s postponed Games, he said on Monday, after a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga where the two bumped fists in greeting. Bryan Wood reports.