Worker at Fukushima nuclear plant dies after collapsing
News On Japan via Japan Today -- Aug 23
Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) confirmed Thursday that one of its workers at the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant died after collapsing on Wednesday.
According to TEPCO, the 57-year-old man reportedly suffered cardiac arrest while he was installing a contaminated water storage tank, Fuji TV reported. He arrived at the nuclear plant at 5:35 a.m. and started work around 9 a.m., TEPCO officials said.
He informed his superiors that he was feeling unwell and was taken off duty and told to lie down and rest 50 minutes later. At around 10:35 a.m., he was found unconscious and was taken to a hospital in nearby Iwaki, Fuji reported. He died a short time later, hospital officials said.
China's television regulator has ordered a crackdown on dramas about the country's battles with Japan during and before World War Two and demanded they be more serious, state media said on Friday, following viewer complaints about ludicrous storylines. (Reuters )
Shukan Post (May 24) conveys the difficulties experienced by other parts of the adult-entertainment biz in servicing customers from the communist nation.
A deri heru (“delivery health”) call-girl tells the tabloid that she is often requested to arrive at major hotels in the Shinjuku and Ikebukuro entertainment areas of Tokyo by Chinese visitors. (Tokyo Reporter)