Today’s news comes from all around Asia.
Problems continue to arise as the nuclear plant in Fukushima is recuperating from a devastating earthquake in 2011. The water pumped in to cool the fueling rods are contaminated with nuclear waste and now the issue of where this water can go arises. Into the sea will not be an option.
Japanese politicians are getting a lot of heat these days for posting comments that are politically “charged.” Someone needs to hold a social media seminar for these folks.
Tsk tsk to Korean test prep schools for illegally operating and releasing SAT questions that will effect the rest of South Korean students hoping to study abroad.
Monsoon rains are needed for farming but also a cause of concern. Better infrastructure for yearly rains are needed.
North Korea’s First Vice Foreign Minister, Kim Kye-gwan was in Beijing to discuss possible Six-Party talks in the future. After discussions, the Chinese ministry reported that North Korea is willing to talk about their nuclear program. The question is whether or not they are being sincere this time around.