Society

Vietnam helps citizens in Japanese quake areas

Working groups organised by the Vietnamese Embassy in Japan made a field trip to Sendai and Fukushima cities on March 15 to rescue Vietnamese citizens from the areas that were hard hit by the March 11 quake and tsunami.
Radiation 1,600 times normal near Fukushima World

Radiation 1,600 times normal near Fukushima

Radiation 1,600 times higher than normal levels has been detected in an area about 20 km from the Fukushima nuclear power plant No.1, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) officials have said.
Japanese PM: nuclear issue to be resolved soon World

Japanese PM: nuclear issue to be resolved soon

Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan said on March 18 nuclear problems in the country will be resolved soon while calling on all the nation to stay calm and unite in rebuilding the country.
World

Japan moves to deal with nuclear crisis

Japan on Mar. 15 banned flights within 30 km of the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant following fears of risky leaks of high-level radiation after hydrogen blasts at its two more reactors.
World

Japan: radiation normal at Fukushima plant

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported on February 14 that radiation levels at the Fukushima Number One Nuclear Plant were normal after the number three reactor exploded earlier in the day.
Culture - Sports

Vietnamese athlete wins 100m bronze medal

Vu Thi Huong pulled off a season's best performance in the women's 100m sprint on Nov. 22, but it was not enough to satisfy Vietnam 's desire for their first gold medal at the 16th Asian Games in
Guangzhou.
World

Aso Cabinet resigns before launch of DPJ-led gov't

Japan ’s Prime Minister Taro Aso and his Cabinet resigned en masse on September 16, ahead of the scheduled launch later in the day of a coalition government led by the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ).
Another earthquake hits Japan World

Another earthquake hits Japan

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 rocked Japan 's Hachijojima island, south of Tokyo, said the Japan Meteorological Agency.