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Osamu Tsukimori

Asia's Iran oil imports plunge to five-year low in October

30 Nov 2018

TOKYO Imports of Iranian crude oil by major buyers in Asia hit a five-year low in October, as China, Japan and South Korea sharply cut purchases ahead of U.S. sanctions on Tehran that took effect in early November, government and ship-tracking data showed.

Japan threatens to cut solar power subsidies, angering investors

21 Nov 2018

TOKYO The Japanese government is threatening to cut existing solar power project subsidies angering the power producers and investors that say the cuts will undermine their profitability and violate earlier agreements.

RPT-Japan, S.Korea plan to resume Iran oil imports from January -sources

20 Nov 2018

TOKYO/SEOUL, Nov 19 Refiners in Japan and South Korea are looking to resume Iranian oil imports from January after receiving waivers from U.S. sanctions on Tehran, sources familiar with the matter said.

Japan, South Korea plan to resume Iran oil imports from January: sources

19 Nov 2018

TOKYO/SEOUL Refiners in Japan and South Korea are looking to resume Iranian oil imports from January after receiving waivers from U.S. sanctions on Tehran, sources familiar with the matter said.

Japan, S.Korea plan to resume Iran oil imports from January -sources

19 Nov 2018

TOKYO/SEOUL, Nov 19 Refiners in Japan and South Korea are looking to resume Iranian oil imports from January after receiving waivers from U.S. sanctions on Tehran, sources familiar with the matter said.

Fukushima tests to help assess cooling of damaged reactors - Tepco

09 Nov 2018

TOKYO The owner of the Fukushima nuclear plant, destroyed by an earthquake and tsunami nearly eight years ago, said on Friday it planned tests early next year to see how much melted uranium fuel has cooled in the damaged reactors.

Toshiba to pay ENN more than $800 million to exit U.S. LNG business

08 Nov 2018

TOKYO/SINGAPORE Japan's Toshiba Corp will exit its U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) business by paying China's ENN Ecological Holdings Co more than $800 million to take over the unit as part of a plan to shed money-losing assets.

Japan approves extension for reactor damaged in 2011 quake, tsunami

07 Nov 2018

TOKYO Japan's nuclear regulator has approved an operations extension for a 40-year-old reactor near Tokyo that was damaged in the same earthquake and tsunami that sparked the Fukushima disaster nearly eight years ago, a move likely to be controversial.

Japan approves extension for reactor similar to Fukushima units that melted down

07 Nov 2018

TOKYO, Nov 7 Japan's nuclear regulator approved an extension of operations for a 40-year-old reactor near Tokyo that has the same basic design as those that melted down in the Fukushima crisis nearly eight years ago, a move that is likely to be controversial.

Factbox: Outlook for Japan nuclear restarts

05 Nov 2018

TOKYO Detailed findings from a Reuters reactor-by-reactor analysis of Japan's nuclear sector show Japan may get as few as six more reactors operating in the next five years and will miss a government target to have 30 operating by 2030.

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