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Japanese demographic statistics largely differ from census result

The population statistics of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications show Japanese census result is largely different from demographic and migration data. It is the statistics titled “Time series of population

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JP Gov admitted Fukushima worker’s cancer from Fukushima accident for the first case

MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) officially recognized a former Fukushima worker’s leukemia to be caused by Fukushima accident. This is their first time to admit the connection between

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

Significant level of Cs-134/137 measured from 46 of 50 dried persimmons from Fukushima

Photo : Dried Persimmon [Wikipedia]   On 10/5/2015, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) reported they detected significant density of Cesium-134/137 from 46 of 50 dried persimmons produced in

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420 Bq/Kg of Cs-134/137 detected from mushroom sold on a shelf in Gunma

On 9/25/2015, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) announced high level of Cs-134/137 was detected from mushroom that was already sold. The highest density was 420 Bq/Kg from Shimeji.

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Cs-134/137 measured from Tokyo tap-water

According to MHLH (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare), Cs-134/137 has been detected from tap-water of Tokyo since October of 2014. The data is from October 2014 to March 2015.

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JP Gov to raise the dose limit from 100mSv to 250mSv of nuclear workers in case of emergency

On 7/30/2015, Radiation council of Japanese government  admitted the reform bill to raise the dose limit from 100 mSv to 250 mSv of nuclear plant workers in case of emergency.

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Cs-134/137 detected from 6 of 6 sea bass samples taken Ibaraki offshore

On 7/21/2015, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare reported they measured Cs-134/137 from all of 6 sea bass samples collected Ibaraki offshore. They state the fish was not distributed. The sampling

Breaking news Ecology Food contamination

Cesium-134/137 measured over 200 percent of safety level from Fukushima rice

According to Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, excessive amount of Cs-134/137 was detected from two unpolished rice samples produced in Fukushima city. The rice was experimentally produced but not distributed,

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JP Gov to quit radiation test on 20 kinds of food / Checking beef farmer only once a year

On 3/20/2015, MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) announced they are going to stop radiation test on 20 sorts of food including Japanese apricot and tea. The new rule

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Mushroom contamination map shows contaminated products mainly consumed in Kanto area

Mushroom contamination map shows contaminated products are mainly distributed and consumed in Kanto area. The map is based on MHLW (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) ‘s analysis on 330,000