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Yuri Harada

Exclusive: Japanese utilities start selling uranium fuel into depressed market

Aug 23 2019

TOKYO Japan's nuclear operators are starting to sell some of their huge holdings of uranium fuel, as chances fade of restarting many more reactors eight years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster.

RPT-Caught in the trade war: resurgent yen poses risk for Japan Inc

Aug 12 2019

TOKYO, Aug 9 Japan Inc is caught in the crossfire of the trade war between the United States and China, as a resurgent yen threatens to sap profits and complicate the economic outlook.

Caught in the trade war: resurgent yen poses risk for Japan Inc

Aug 09 2019

TOKYO Japan Inc is caught in the crossfire of the trade war between the United States and China, as a resurgent yen threatens to sap profits and complicate the economic outlook.

King coal rules in Japan as power utilities in thrall to low-cost fuel

Jul 11 2019

TOKYO Japanese utilities will rely on the return of coal-fired power plants from maintenance to meet peak electricity demand this summer, highlighting the country's dependence on the more polluting fuel instead of natural gas.

World News

Relief efforts ramping up in Tonga, more aid arrives

(Reuters) -Humanitarian aid to Tonga is ramping up after the airport was cleared of ash, making it safe for planes to land, the Red Cross said on Wednesday, days after a volcanic eruption and tsunami devastated the South Pacific archipelago.