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  1. News - China - ENERGY

    China to resume nuclear reactor programme

    Posted Sep 26th 2012, 10:11am by Reuters in Beijing

    ... Reuters in Beijing Beijing’s ambitious reactor building programme is set to resume in the fourth quarter following a suspension imposed after Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, official ... for the first time since an earthquake and tsunami left the Fukushima Daiichi reactor complex in northeast Japan on the verge of meltdown last year. Following the disaster, the Chinese government ...

  2. Asia's resolve to seek nuclear energy remains unshaken, post Fukushima

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hooman Peiman The earthquake and resulting tsunami that damaged part of the Fukushima nuclear power plant a year ago tomorrow caught the Japanese and the rest of the world off-guard. ... of knowledge and misconceptions about nuclear energy in the aftermath of the 1986 Chernobyl accident. It's therefore no wonder that the Fukushima incident overshadowed the loss of over 23,000 ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China takes right path for expanding nuclear power

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Right path for nuclear power From every disaster there is a lesson and China has taken the calamity at Japan's Fukushima plant 19 months ago to heart. Rather than ... by a massive earthquake, caused a partial meltdown at the Fukushima plant, Beijing had unveiled plans to become the global leader in nuclear energy by 2020. But amid an outcry about safety, it ordered ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Nuclear energy key to China's development

    Posted Nov 06th 2012, 12:00am by Hooman Peimani

    ... on new nuclear power stations in China- imposed following the Fukushima nuclear incident- allowing construction to go ahead in coastal areas. Under the new terms, no inland projects ... sector at a time when exaggerated reporting about the Fukushima accident and a prevailing lack of knowledge about nuclear energy made many people- both in the East and West- question the wisdom ...

  5. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Minister says Japan must quickly phase out nuclear energy

    Posted Sep 29th 2012, 06:23pm by Associated Press in Tokyo

    ... Associated Press in Tokyo Japan’s industry minister says the country must give up nuclear power plants as soon as possible because they pose too much risk for earthquake-prone areas. Yukio Edano said last year’s meltdowns after a tsunami hit the Fukushima Dai-ichi plant showed that nuclear power’s cost is too high. He expressed the opinion in his new book of policy views that hit ...

  6. Fukushima highlights risks of nuclear energy

    Posted Apr 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Diana Fung, German Swiss International School The radiation leak at the Fukushima nuclear power plant has displaced tens of thousands of Japanese people. The nuclear accident has spread ... the import of dairy products, meat and vegetables from Japan. Although governments say their nuclear reactors are safe, Fukushima shows accidents can happen. So why do national leaders still support ...

  7. News - World - NUCLEAR ENERGY

    EU threatens to cut funding to dismantle shut plants

    Posted Nov 19th 2012, 12:00am by Associated Press in Visaginas

    ... communist-era plants in Slovakia and Bulgaria, but that is little comfort to nearby residents who fear risks of a radioactive leak will only grow with time. Last year's calamity at Fukushima power ...



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