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  1. South Korea Expresses Concern About New Fukushima Water Release Plan

    30 Mar 2020- 08:15 by Staff- Water Diplomat SEOUL, South Korea South Korea has expressed concern about a new draft plan from Japan to release contaminated Fukushima water from its disabled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea. The country’s Office f ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:54

  2. Japan Government Fukushima Water Release Plan Has IAEA Support

    3 Mar 2020- 08:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The Director of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, has indicated support for the Japan government’s proposal to release contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/03/2020 - 10:39

  3. South Korea Seeks Additional Data On Release Of Contaminated Fukushima Water

    2 Dec 2019- 08:08 by Staff- Water Diplomat TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan government has sought to reassure neighboring countries that contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant will be dealt with “appropriately”. There has been criti ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:23

  4. South Korea Raises Fukushima Water Release Concerns To London Convention

    14 Oct 2019- 07:26 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The fishing industry of South Korea has& brought its concerns over the release of the contaminated water at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant into the sea to the London Convention and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/10/2019 - 10:55

  5. Dumping Radioactive Fukushima Water Into The Pacific May Be "Only Option": Minister

    15 Sep 2019- 07:29 by Staff- Water Diplomat TOKYO, Japan Yoshiaki Harada, Japan’s environment minister, commenting on Tokyo Electric Power's (TEPCO) lack of storage capacity for contaminated Fukushima water, has said "The only option will be to ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/10/2019 - 09:32

  6. Still No Japan Plan For Fukushima Water Disposal

    7 Sep 2019- 08:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TOKYO, Japan The government of Japan has told diplomats that it is still considering options for handling contaminated toxic radioactive water stored as part of contamination management measures following damag ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2019 - 08:36

  7. IPCC Report: "The Next Few Years Are Probably The Most Important In Our History"

    8 Oct 2018- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent INCHEON, South Korea On October 6, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued its “Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5 degrees C”. The report   to assess the differences between allowing te ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2018 - 10:08

  8. Record Rainfall Hits South Korean City

    19 Jul 2017- 12:53 by Local Press Report CHEONGIU South China Morning Post According to the Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA), the city had 290.1 millimeters of rain, the most in 22 years since August 1995 when it had 293 millimeters of rain. The ...

    Local Press Report - 07/19/2017 - 12:53

  9. Water Issue Can Escalate Inter-Korean Tensions

    29 Jun 2017- 07:15 by Local Press Report SEOUL Korea Times Climate change is creating water scarcity around the world, and Korea is not an exception, especially considering inter-Korean relations. In 2009, North Korea released water from a dam on the Imji ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2017 - 07:15

  10. South Korea Reports: North Korea Officials Arrested For Flood Negligence

    17 Oct 2016- 07:18 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea South Korean media, quoting North Korean defector and activist Kim Yong-hwa is reporting that North Korea has arrested about 20 land ministry officials to hold them accountable for extensive ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/17/2016 - 07:18

  11. Two UN Agencies Assist in North Korea Floods

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea North Korea’s state media (KCNA) has reported that the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) and the United Nations International Children's Fund (U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  12. North Korea Calls for Help After Severe Floods

    14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The North Korean government’s Central News Agency (KCNA) has reported this week that the northeast of the country has experienced the country’s heaviest rainfall since 1945, with tens of tho ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/14/2016 - 10:56

  13. Fourth Cholera Patient in South Korea

    7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea A fourth South Korean cholera patient appears to have been infected with the waterborne virus during a recent trip to the Philippines, health authorities said on Monday. South Korea's Ce ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2016 - 05:53

  14. OOSKAnews Talks: Benedito Braga of World Water Council

    31 Aug 2016- 17:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STOCKHOLM, Sweden Stockhholm’s annual World Water Week gave OOSKAnews an opportunity to catch up with Benedito Braga, President of the World Water Council. OOSKAnews: Ben, very nice to meet you again; please s ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/31/2016 - 17:31

  15. Second Case of Cholera in South Korea

    26 Aug 2016- 09:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SEOUL, South Korea The (South) Korea Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) yesterday confirmed the country’s second case of cholera in Geoje, South Gyeongsang province, two days after the discovery o ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/26/2016 - 10:03