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  1. India admits worst case of radiation exposure at power plant

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am

    ... workers off-guard. Accusing the nuclear plant's management of ignoring workers' health, the union resorted to a limited strike in February after its 10-point demand was ignored. Their agitation intensified in May. In June, union chief R.K.Shenoi was transferred to another nuclear power plant. The workers retaliated by going on a hunger strike, which drew media attention. ...

  2. Talent gives mainland nuclear sector its edge, executive says

    Posted Aug 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter A few years ago, the senior executive of a Western company travelled to the mainland to strike a deal for a batch of nuclear reactors. The executive spoke fluent Putonghua ... competition and institutional reforms have created a vibrant mainland nuclear sector. Construction of a mid-sized thermal nuclear power plant costs more than 50 billion yuan (HK$56.81 billion). Once ...

  3. China sets the bar high with new-found duties

    Posted Mar 22nd 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But it is the decision to suspend approvals for new nuclear power plants and the State Council's announcement of a review of its atomic energy policy that are perhaps the most striking. When Japan's ... of China's nuclear programme were unprecedented shows of concern, unexpectedly prompt and impressive in scale. These are praiseworthy decisions, ones we are unused to from officials who have a patchy ...

  4. Edgy Pyongyang needs balanced response

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... response to North Korea's latest nuclear test on Monday, the military realities on the ground reveal just how important that search is. A military response, even a so-called surgical strike to take out suspected nuclear targets, is considered virtually unthinkable by veteran regional envoys and intelligence analysts. Israeli jet fighters bombed a suspected nuclear facility in Syria ...

  5. Potential is there for a solution in North Korea

    Posted Jan 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the country's key nuclear site offers the first chance since then to know whether Mr Kim's claims are plausible. Seen in the most generous light, it would also signal his interest in striking ... In July, North Korea announced that it had reprocessed 8,000 spent nuclear fuel rods and was on its way to making nuclear weapons. The claim was part of a pattern that repeated itself ...

  6. Nuclear power never worth the risks

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... The nuclear crisis in Japan has caused widespread public concern. Workers at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant are still battling with radioactive leaks and contamination. Reactors went into nuclear meltdown after a tsunami hit the plant on March 11 and cooling systems failed. Working in nuclear plants will always pose a risk. It must be very stressful to work in such places knowing ...

  7. The rubble's gone, but as people strive for revival...... trouble's far from over

    Posted Mar 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Dai-Ichi nuclear plant means these towns and villages are devoid of people and work has yet to begin on clearing the debris. Tokyo estimates that it will take 40 years to cleanse this vast area ... I grow leeks. That is what I can contribute An elderly farmer who was giving out leeks to passers-by with his wife in Kessenuma. He declined to be identified. How a nuclear nightmare unfolded Mar ...

  8. Black cloud over the sun in Asia

    Posted Jun 17th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... science in Asia. The reactor is due to start operating in 2014 and run for about 20 years. If all goes well, it will be the first large-scale demonstration of nuclear fusion, the reaction ... partners in the venture by next month, so that construction can start by the end of the year. The reactor would use sea water as fuel because it contains the elements needed for nuclear fusion. ...

  9. China must join US to ensure oil security

    Posted Mar 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... equity stakes in overseas oil fields or by striking long-term bilateral deals with foreign governments. As a latecomer in a crowded global market, this strategy led China to get into bed ... per cent largely in response to increased tension between the US and Iran. If the situation deteriorates further- and some analysts now believe the US could attack Iran's nuclear ...

  10. Battlefield Earth

    Posted Jun 21st 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... it to strike good deals in countries hostile to Washington, such as Venezuela, Sudan, Myanmar and Iran. A permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, China has also been able to offer ... Department, which said the Japanese money could help Iran's nuclear programme. But Tokyo replied that it was so vulnerable to the vagaries of the world oil market that it must secure its own ...



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