Taiwanese police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators in Taipei protesting against construction of a fourth nuclear plant in April. Photo: Reuters Taiwanese police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators in Taipei protesting against construction of a fourth nuclear plant in April. Photo: Reuters
Taiwanese police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators in Taipei protesting against construction of a fourth nuclear plant in April. Photo: Reuters

Taiwan to seal off newly-built nuclear plant pending referendum on its future

The authorities in Taiwan say they will seal off a newly-built nuclear plant due to open next year until a referendum has taken place following public protests

Taiwanese police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators in Taipei protesting against construction of a fourth nuclear plant in April. Photo: Reuters Taiwanese police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators in Taipei protesting against construction of a fourth nuclear plant in April. Photo: Reuters
Taiwanese police use a water cannon to disperse demonstrators in Taipei protesting against construction of a fourth nuclear plant in April. Photo: Reuters
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