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Reporter's Notebook: Fukushima face-lift masks morass inside

November 25, 2017 9:14 am

Visitors no longer must put on hazmat suits and full-face charcoal-filter masks, or plastic shoe covers, unless they are going to the most contaminated areas.

Japan marks fifth anniversary of devastating tsunami that killed 18,000

March 11, 2016 9:46 am

Masaki Kamei, a doctor from Tokyo who has been visiting disaster-hit areas every year, senses life is coming back.

What's ahead for Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant?

June 12, 2015 6:16 pm

Experts have yet to pinpoint the exact location of the melted fuel inside the three reactors and study it, and still need to develop robots capable of working safely in such highly radioactive conditions.

Tsunami advisory lifted after quake off northeast Japan

February 17, 2015 8:54 am

The quake's epicenter was at a depth of about 10 kilometers (6 miles).

Strong earthquake hits northern Japan, tsunami and evacuation warnings issued

February 17, 2015 6:05 am

Japanese broadcaster NHK warned residents a one metre-high (three feet) wave was expected to hit the coast of Iwate.

Tsunami-hit towns still barren as rebuilding lags

March 08, 2013 10:40 am

In Sato's city,Rikuzentakata,nothing permanent has been rebuilt,though in late February it finally broke ground on its first post-disaster public housing project

Soccer ball lost in 2011 tsunami found in Alaska

April 24, 2012 12:56 am

A 16-year-old who lost his home in Japan’s devastating tsunami now knows that one prized possession survived: a soccer ball that made it all the way to Alaska

US Coast Guard fires on Japanese ghost ship

April 06, 2012 10:27 am

The ship had been destined for scrapping when the Japan earthquake struck.

Japan 'worst case tsunami' could reach 35-metres

April 01, 2012 12:43 pm

The expert panel earlier said no areas would be hit by a tsunami of more than 20 metres.

'Ghost ship' off Canada heralds arrival of tsunami debris

March 28, 2012 10:06 am

This could be first wave of 1.5 mn tons of debris heading toward N America from Japan tsunami.