Staff workers measure the radiation level and monitor the environment in the coastal area of Yantai, Shandong Province, on March 16.
Radiation levels normal in China
No abnormal radioactive levels were detected in China after an explosion at Japan's Fukushima No.1 nuclear power plant Monday morning, according to China's National Nuclear Security Bureau.
A nationwide radiation monitoring network was launched on March 12. All China's nuclear power stations are working normally, Xinhua reported.
Premier Wen Jiabao sends condolences to quake-hit Japan
"I would like to express my deep condolences to victims in this unprecedented earthquake and extend sincere solicitudes to all the Japanese people."
"China is also an earthquake-prone country, so we understand the hardship that Japan experiences now."
"Chinese rescuers and relief materials arrived in Japan on Sunday and China is willing to offer more necessary help when needed."
(China.org.cn March 17, 2011)