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Fears grow of structural issues in new Tokyo´s central fish market

JAPAN
Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 05:30 (GMT + 9)

It was 15 months ago that Tokyo's aging central fish market at Tsukiji, Chuo Ward, closed its doors for good. As was the case with the transfer of Tokyo's international airport from Haneda to Narita in 1978, the move to Toyosu was controversial from the start and beset by delays and horrendous cost overruns. Toyosu had previously been utilized as a plant by Tokyo Gas, and after the new site was picked in 2008, environmental inspectors found it to have residues of lead, cyanogens, mercury, benzene and other toxic substances in excess of environmental standards.   About five months before the market's opening in November 2018, an investigative article appearing in Nikkan Gendai claimed that a boring survey, which is required to determine geological stability for building foundations, found serious problems that, among other things, would leave the buildings vulnerabl... FULL STORY

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Russia releases Japanese fishing boat seized near disputed islands
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Maruha adopts Umitron´s latest smart feeding device to optimize trout farming
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Umitron K. K. has begun offering the smart feeding device “Umitron Cell2” to Maruha Nichro Corporation, the world’s largest fishery ... FULL STORY

Argentina
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Jan 21, 10:00 (GMT + 9):
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Jan 21, 09:50 (GMT + 9):
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Jan 21, 09:00 (GMT + 9):
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Jan 20, 19:10 (GMT + 9):
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Jan 20, 07:00 (GMT + 9):
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Jan 20, 06:00 (GMT + 9):
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Indonesia
Jan 20, 03:10 (GMT + 9):
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