Govt. Updates Nuclear Debris Removal Plan

Govt. updates nuclear debris removal plan

A Japanese government task force in charge of drawing up decommissioning policies for the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant says the removal of fuel debris will start with the No. 2 reactor in 2021.

The task force met at the prime minister's office on Monday to compile its fifth version of the decommissioning schedule.

Fans Plan To 'raid' Sony's Office To Protest Spider-man's Removal From The Mcu

Fans Plan To 'Raid' Sony's Office To Protest Spider-Man's Removal From The MCU

When it was announced that Sony and Disney would be working together to bring Spider-Man into the MCU, it was a huge deal. Sony has attempted several Spider-Man movies in the past, but due to the fact that it existed separate to other Marvel movies, it always felt that something was not right.

The partnership has since spawned two very successful movies, with Spider-Man: Far From Home earning over $1 billion. Unfortunately, as you might have heard, that partnership seems o have come to an end, where negotiations between Sony and Disney have broken down, resulting in Spider-Man being taken out of the MCU.

Fuel Removal May Start At No.2 Reactor

Fuel removal may start at No.2 reactor

A government body advising on decommissioning of the disaster-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant says removal of molten fuel should start in the facility's No.2 reactor.

Three of the plant's reactors suffered meltdowns in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Fuel debris is believed to lie at the bottom of their containment vessels.

Mayor To Urge Removal Of 'comfort Women' Statue

Mayor to urge removal of 'comfort women' statue

The mayor of Nagoya in central Japan says he will urge the Governor of Aichi Prefecture to remove a statue of a girl symbolizing those referred to as wartime comfort women from a display at an international arts festival in the prefecture.

The Aichi Triennale Arts Festival features a section under the theme of "deprivation of freedom of expression." Among the displays is the controversial statue of a girl.

Japan Considers S.korea Export Status Removal

Japan considers S.Korea export status removal

Japan plans to adopt a Cabinet decision on Friday to remove South Korea from a list of nations entitled to simplified export control procedures.

If the Cabinet approves a revision to an ordinance granting South Korea the preferential trade status, the country will be delisted as early as late August.

Fuel Removal Underway At Fukushima Plant

Fuel removal underway at Fukushima plant

The operator of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant began removing nuclear fuel rods from a storage pool in one of the damaged reactor buildings on Monday.

This is the first time Tokyo Electric Power Company has removed fuel from any of the three buildings housing reactors that melted down after an earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan in 2011.

Ghosn Removal To Have Major Impact

Ghosn removal to have major impact

Nissan Motor is likely to face a major impact in its management if Chairman Carlos Ghosn is removed from his posts, including chairman.

Ghosn became the company's chief operating officer in 1999 and carried out major restructuring.

Nra Blames Tepco For Delays In Spent Fuel Removal

NRA blames TEPCO for delays in spent fuel removal

Officials with Japan's Nuclear Regulation Authority have criticized the operator of the damaged Fukushima Daiichi power plant for delays in the removal of spent nuclear fuel from a cooling pool at one of the reactors.

Tokyo Electronic Power Company, or TEPCO, explained to NRA officials on Friday that the cause of the delays was lax quality control of facilities and equipment.

Kounotori 6's Space Debris Removal Test Fails

Kounotori 6's space debris removal test failsJapan's space agency says its cargo ship Kounotori 6 has ended its mission after failing to test new technology for removing space debris.
Officials of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency say the spacecraft re-entered the atmosphere and burned up early on Monday Japan time.