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In an Olympic year, Japan faces decision over contaminated Fukushima water

11:33am GMT

OKUMA, Japan At the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant north of Tokyo, workers in protective suits are still removing radioactive material from reactors that melted down after an earthquake and tsunami knocked out its power and cooling nearly nine years ago. | Video

REFILE-In an Olympic year, Japan faces decision over contaminated Fukushima water

21 Jan 2020

OKUMA, Japan, Jan 21 At the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant north of Tokyo, workers in protective suits are still removing radioactive material from reactors that melted down after an earthquake and tsunami knocked out its power and cooling nearly nine years ago.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Oil gains after U.S.-China trade deal, fall in inventories

16 Jan 2020

TOKYO, Jan 16 Oil prices rose on Thursday after the signing of an initial Sino-U.S. trade deal that sets the stage for a surge in Chinese purchases of American energy products, while U.S. crude inventories fell more than expected.

Oil jumps as Iran rocket strike on U.S. forces jolts markets

08 Jan 2020

TOKYO Oil prices jumped to their highest in months on Wednesday after Iran attacked American forces in Iraq in response to a U.S. strike that killed an Iranian general last week, raising the spectre of a spiralling conflict and disrupted oil supplies.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Oil climbs, lifted by U.S.-China trade deal hopes, OPEC cuts

26 Dec 2019

* Stronger-than-expected Q1 performance predicted - strategist

RPT-FOCUS-How rare earth shocks lifted an upstart Australian mining company

18 Dec 2019

MOUNT WELD, Australia/TOKYO, Dec 17 Sprawled across a spent volcano on the remote edge of the Great Victoria Desert in Western Australia, the Mount Weld mine seems a world away from the U.S.-China trade war.

How rare earth shocks lifted an upstart Australian mining company

17 Dec 2019

MOUNT WELD, Australia/TOKYO Sprawled across a spent volcano on the remote edge of the Great Victoria Desert in Western Australia, the Mount Weld mine seems a world away from the U.S.-China trade war.

Russia's Rosneft seeks Japanese investors for giant Vostok oil development

11 Dec 2019

TOKYO/MOSCOW Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin is seeking investment in the company's $157 billion Vostok oil project in the Russian Arctic from Japanese trading houses and oil companies, three sources told Reuters.

Russia's Rosneft seeks Japanese investors for giant Vostok oil development

11 Dec 2019

TOKYO/MOSCOW, Dec 11 Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin is seeking investment in the company's $157 billion Vostok oil project in the Russian Arctic from Japanese trading houses and oil companies, three sources told Reuters.

Japan clears restart at nuclear reactor closest to epicenter of 2011 quake

27 Nov 2019

TOKYO Japan's Tohoku Electric Power said on Wednesday it has won initial regulatory approval to restart a reactor at its Onagawa power plant, more than 8 years after it was damaged in the earthquake and tsunami that caused the Fukushima disaster.

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