Tag Archives: Japan

New Zealand’s Sociologist Urges Upholding Pacific Sovereignty, Self-Determination against Japan’s Nuclear Colonialism

Japan should stop perpetuating nuclear colonialism, and instead respect the sovereignty and self-determination of Pacific nations regarding the planned discharge of radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant, a New Zealand sociologist has said. The social aspects and major country relations around Japan’s decision to release the radioactive …

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Japan again become World’s Biggest LNG Importer

Japan officially regained the spot as the world’s biggest LNG importer, pushing China to second place. According to the provisional data published by Japan’s finance ministry on January 19, the country’s LNG imports in 2022 were 71.99mn metric tons, down 3.1% year/year. China imported 63.44mn mt of LNG in 2022. …

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Japan Signs New LNG Deals to Diversify Natural Gas Supply

Japanese firms have signed new long-term agreements to buy LNG from the United States and Oman as Japan looks to cater for its energy security and further diversify its LNG sourcing options. INPEX Corporation, the major gas firm in Japan, announced on Monday a long-term Sales and Purchase Agreement with …

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