Foo Choo Wei

Foo Choo Wei

Tokyo Correspondent, Lianhe Zaobao

Choo Wei has been Lianhe Zaobao's Tokyo Correspondent since 2001. Prior to that, she worked with the Chinese-language current affairs team with Singapore Broadcasting Corporation, Japanese educational publisher Gakken, and TBS Television.

Nearly a hundred people gathered outside the headquarters of TEPCO, owner of the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant, to protest the planned discharge of Fukushima wastewater into the sea, 5 July 2023. (CNS)

[Big read] Doubts over Fukushima wastewater release hard to overcome

It has been 12 years since the Great East Japan Earthquake and the resulting tsunami that damaged a nuclear power plant at Fukushima. As plans progress to release treated wastewater from the nuclear power plant into the sea, Lianhe Zaobao journalists Tan Jet Min and Foo Choo Wei explore the challenges in the decision, as well as the difficulties facing related industries, such as fishing.