- CNTV English - CCTV News

Live cross: S. Korea nuclear radiation latest

04-07-2011 09:55 BJT Special Report:9.0 Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Japan |

Watch Video

Play Video

Growing concerns over nuclear radiation have been underscored since Japan started pumping contaminated water back into the Pacific Ocean. The Tokyo Electric Power Company has been using sea water to cool down the facility and prevent meltdowns. It has been storing the water as it became contaminated.

But it has run out of storage capacity and thousands of tons still need to be pumped into the ocean. That amount is equivalent to five Olympic size swimming pools. Some experts insist the low-level radioactive water will pose no health hazard to people, but still this has raised wide spread concern in the neighboring area.

Now let's find out the reaction from South Korea from our correspondent U Jean Jung, in Seoul. Hello U-Jean.

Q1: What's the radiation level in South Korea?

Q2: How have the public and the government been responding?


Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

Hot Videos view more

The celebrations are still continuing as the victorious coach, Joachim Loew, has been honored for his achievement in his hometown of Freiburg.
Germany coach Loew honored in hometown of Freiburg

Chinese men´s national team continued its preparations for next year´s Asian Cup, as they managed a one-all draw against visitors Jordan during a football friendly in Harbin, the capital city of Northeast China´s Heilongjiang Province.
China held to 1-1 draw by Jordan

The defending world champs came into the contest with a perfect 6-and-oh record, but they would be in for a tough first half before opening things up in the second.
USA beat Slovenia 119-76 in quarter-finals

Hot Stories more

UK authorities believe killer of James Foley is a British national

Across the UK the hunt is on for James Foley’s killer, who authorities believe is a British national. As Richard Bestic reports from London, Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his summer break to lead his government’s response.

Israeli war jets renews Gaza strike as truce talks stalled

Three Palestinians were killed and 40 others wounded in the intensive Israeli war jets´ airstrikes on the Gaza city on Tuesday night, shortly before an end of a 24-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip,

Missouri police arrest dozens after violent night

As the protests in the town of Ferguson, Missouri turned violent with police facing ´heavy gunfire´ from some ´criminal elements´, cops fired tear gas, stun grenades and arrested 31 demonstrators on Monday night.

Picture in news more

More Video News

Choose TV Program