August 30, Thursday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

  1. People at a public hearing in Fukushima have criticized a plan to release water containing radioactive tritium into the ocean from the prefecture’s crippled nuclear plant.
  2. Workers have begun removing nuclear fuel at the Monju fast-breeder reactor in central Japan.
  3. A senior Japanese Foreign Ministry official has flown to Beijing with the apparent purpose of coordinating Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit to China.