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In Bulgaria, they said Romania is dangerous, I shouldn’t go. Actually it isn’t. In Romania, they said things are very cheap in Bulgaria, and actually they aren’t. Outside of America,

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[Bank withdrawal regulation ?] JP 6th largest bank Shinsei to ban withdrawal from ATM outside of JP

A Japanese bank, Shinsei bank is going to ban withdraw cash from ATM outside of Japan from 6/1/2013. Shinsei bank has the 6th largest sales in Japan, which is 413

Contaminated water crisis

[Leakage] Plutonium concentration in the leaking reservoirs not announced

In the press conference of 4/10/2013, Tepco stated it is not known when they announce α nuclide concentration in water of the crippled reservoirs. Tepco has admitted reservoir No.1, 2

Contaminated water crisis

[Leakage] Radiation level outside of reservoir No.1 jumped up 14 times much within 2 days

About the major leakage of highly contaminated water, Tepco has admitted reservoir No.1, 2 and 3 are leaking. Though they are attempting to transfer the water from reservoir No.2 and

Natural disasters

390 aftershocks within 25 hours after the M6.3 near Awaji island

At 5:33 of 4/13/2013, M6.3 occurred near Awaji island in western Japan. The depth of epicenter was 15km. 390 aftershocks happened by 7:00 of 4/14/2013 (25.5 hours after the quake).

Contaminated water crisis

Tepco, “The pump leakage was caused by the change of air temperature, countermeasure is “patrol” “

About the major leakage of highly contaminated water, Tepco is transferring water from the crippled reservoirs to the safer tanks and other reservoirs. However, even in the transferring, they had

Contaminated water crisis

Tepco postponed transferring contaminated water due to the pump leakage

About the major leakage of highly contaminated water, Tepco is transferring water from 2 of the 3 crippled reservoirs to the tanks and other reservoirs. Tepco estimates it won’t be