News tagged with nuclear crisis

Worst over, but dangers persist at Japan plant

A month after a deadly quake-tsunami hit a Japanese nuclear plant, the risk of a huge radiation leak has fallen but the danger is far from over, experts say -- a risk brought sharply into focus by a powerful ...

Apr 11, 2011
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Japan economy, Toyota feel effects of disaster

The impact of Japan's earthquake and nuclear crisis rippled through the economy Wednesday as the government downgraded its outlook and Toyota announced more temporary plant shutdowns overseas.

Apr 13, 2011
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Japan doubles plant radiation leak estimate

Japan has more than doubled its initial estimate of radiation released from the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in the week after the March 11 tsunami, ahead of the launch of an official probe Tuesday.

Jun 07, 2011
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Panasonic sees light after darkness of disaster

(AP) -- Panasonic Corp., which faces a tough road this year after Japan's earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis, believes it can turn disaster into opportunity as the country rethinks its energy policy.

May 20, 2011
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Softbank eyes top ten ranking in 30 years

The head of Japan's Softbank Corp said Monday that he was aiming to make the information technology giant one of the world's top ten companies by market capitalisation within 30 years.

Jun 20, 2011
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