Tag Archives: Asia

Pyongyang’s Neighbors Worry Over Nuclear Arms via The Wall Street Journal Asia

By KEITH JOHNSON WASHINGTON—For years, the biggest questions surrounding North Korea have involved the isolated country’s nuclear devices and its missiles, some of which could reach Alaska. How the country’s leadership succession will unfold in the aftermath of dictator Kim … Continue reading

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UPA should not dilute nuclear liability law via The New Indian Express

Last Updated : 30 Sep 2011 11:58:29 PM IST Manmohan Singh’s pet project, the India-US nuclear deal, on which he staked the survival of UPA-I, hasn’t quite turned out to be the blessing it was touted to be. Apart from … Continue reading

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Asia’s nuclear addiction via Aljazeera

Despite Japan’s recent disaster, Indonesia is powering ahead with nuclear energy, building its first power plant. 101 East Last Modified: 14 Sep 2011 11:25 In Asia, despite Japan’s recent nuclear crisis, nuclear production is ramping up. China, Vietnam and Malaysia … Continue reading

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Anti-nuclear campaigners join hands, to intensify protest at plant sites via The Economic Times

AHMEDABAD: Even before the nuclear industry gets its act together to build new plants, activists opposing India’s atomic energy programme have joined hands for co-ordinated protests at various sites where nuclear projects are planned. Local activists are also in contact … Continue reading

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Nuclear enrichment tech to take giant leap via The Times of India

MUMBAI: Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) chairman S Banerjee on Tuesday said that India’s nuclear enrichment and reprocessing technology (ENR) is set to take a giant leap. So far, reprocessing was done on a pilot scale. “This will now be multiplied … Continue reading

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Singh bats for nuclear power shunned by Bengal Stress on safety, sights on Nobel via Telegraph

Calcutta, Aug. 21: Manmohan Singh today underlined the importance of “environmentally friendly” nuclear energy in the country’s development four days after the Bengal government officially scrapped a proposed nuclear power project in East Midnapore citing green concerns. “The availability of … Continue reading

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Ground Zero Redux: Hiroshima 1945 via Asia Pacific Forum

New York’s International Center for Photography is hosting an exhibit of newly unearthed images of atomic destruction in Hiroshima, Japan. We speak with writer and filmmaker Adam Harrison Levy and curator Erin Barnett about how these images of Hiroshima’s ground … Continue reading

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Time for India to invigorate disarmament plan: panel via The Hindu

Report suggests steps to carry forward Rajiv Gandhi Action Plan India must breathe fresh life into its proposal for universal disarmament by assuming a high profile in advocating its basic ideas and goals, according to the Report of the Informal … Continue reading

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Vietnam to study seismic risk at nuclear plant site via Reuters

Thu Aug 18, 2011 2:49am GMT HANOI Aug 18 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s science and technology ministry has ordered a fresh study of the site where the country’s first nuclear power station is supposed to be built after scientists warned there … Continue reading

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Report: Anti-Nuclear Cycle Rally in Srikakulam – 3rd August to 7th August 2011 via DiaNuke.org

on August 16, 2011 12:48 pm in India’s Nuclear Expansion For pictures from the rally, click here. NAPM Andhra Pradesh Chapter along with Sanjeevani Paryavarana Parirakshana Seva Sangham (Srikakulam) and Anu Vidyat Kendram Vyatireka Porata Udyamam undertook a Five day … Continue reading

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