Nuclear Activism: Limiting the Fallout

Following the success of widespread public protests against a planned uranium processing plant in Jiangmen, Guangdong province last week, Reuters notes that the project’s cancellation hinders Beijing’s nuclear power...

China Won’t Forsake North Korea

Tensions between North Korea and China have been on the rise due to the recent nuclear test by Pyongyang. As a result, China has voiced support for the U.N. Security Council’s resolution that would impose tougher sanctions on...

China Nuclear Plans Could Help Stimulus Efforts

Amid plans to defrost China’s nuclear plans, the State Council, China’s Cabinet, has approved of a nuclear safety plan. China had initially suspended nuclear power efforts after Japan’s March 11 nuclear crisis. From Reuters: The...

Nuclear Power and China’s Energy Future

An article in Japan Focus looks at the development and prospects for China’s nuclear power industry in the wake of the Fukushima disaster last year: Prior to Fukushima, China had been pursuing the world’s most ambitious...

China’s Nuclear Plant on Track

Following the Japan earthquake and nuclear crisis, China had suspended plans for nuclear energy until a new draft for nuclear safety was approved. There are now reports that China will launch a third generation of nuclear plants...

U.S. Seeks Details on China-Pakistan Nuclear Deal

From Reuters: The United States was seeking clarification from China on its deal earlier this year to build two new civilian nuclear reactors for Pakistan, the State Department said on Tuesday. “We have asked China to...

China Bolsters US Push for Iran Sanctions

The Financial Times has the latest on the diplomatic efforts to win sanctions against Iran: The US and its western allies achieved a diplomatic breakthrough of sorts on Friday after China joined talks at the United Nations in...

Iran Envoy in China as Sanctions Push Builds

China has changed its tune and agreed to participate in discussions about possible new sanctions against Iran. From Reuters: The United States’ ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, said on Wednesday that her...

Pakistan President Visits China

Al Jazeera reports that Asif Ali Zardari, Pakistan’s president, is touring China for his first official visit to secure Chinese investments for his country and possibly discuss nuclear power. Zardari will meet with both Hu...

Shoppers Accidentally Buy Nuclear Waste

From China Daily: Three residents of the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region’s Aksu city mistakenly purchased and brought home nuclear waste. In August 2006, the three men – one of whom is surnamed Liu, while the other...




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