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連続イベントII-2 上映とトーク 日本の原発輸出がインドの人々にもたらすもの via Democracy Now!

日本は、アメリカにならってインドとの「例外的な」原子力協定を締結しようとしています。今やグローバル経済の一商品となった原発の輸出は当然のこと、 「経済ありきで何が悪い」という発想でしょうか。原子炉製造技術を持つ日本企業にとっては喜ばしい話です。万が一日本国内がほんとうに脱原発になる日が来 ようとも、親方日の丸の輸出産業として海外でうまくやることができれば天下泰平です。そうすれば現在の日本の原子力産業が世界の最先端をいく特殊技術もす たれさせずに温存できます。 (中略) 日時:2011 年9月24 日(土)13 時30~ 16 時(開場13 時) 会場費:500 円 場所:日本キリスト教会館4F 会議室 東京都新宿区西早稲田2-3-18 地下鉄東西線早稲田駅下車徒歩5 分 上映:「バンダナ・シバとモード・バーロウ 母なる大地の権利を語る」 (デモクラシーナウ DVD より) 講演:福永正明さん  「 大国インドと日印原子力協定~電力をめぐる人びとのたたかい~」 主催:デモクラシー・ナウ!ジャパン http://democracynow.jp お問い合わせ:03-3207-1273(TEL/FAX)  event110924☆democracynow.jp(☆は@に)) 会場の都合で、事前にお申し込みいただけるとたいへん助かります。 お申込みは上記メールアドレスもしくはFAXへ チラシ(準備中) 全文記事は連続イベントII-2 上映とトーク 日本の原発輸出がインドの人々にもたらすもの

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Vendors submit financial proposals to Jordan via World Nuclear News

16 August 2011 The three reactor suppliers shortlisted in May 2010 to construct Jordan’s first nuclear power plant have now submitted their financial proposals for the project to the Jordan Atomic Energy Commission. The deadline for the financial bids was … Continue reading

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Spinning Iran’s centrifuges via Asia Times Online

By Yousaf Butt Consider yourself warned – “[I]n the next few years Iran will be in position to detonate a nuclear device,” so writes Ray Takeyh, confidently, in a recent Washington Post OpEd [1]. Why? Because the Iranian government willingly … Continue reading

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Diaries of foreign hibakusha on display via The Japan Times

Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 Kyodo HIROSHIMA — Diaries of Korean and German atomic-bomb survivors depicting the devastation of Hiroshima and their postwar struggle for compensation are among the exhibits at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. In journals that were put … Continue reading

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Philippines’ nuclear white elephant becomes anti-nuclear tourist attraction via guardian.co.uk

Completed in 1985, the Philippines’ Bataan nuclear power plant has never been used – and now activists hope to turn it into an eco tourism destination Kara Santos in Manila for IPS, part of the Guardian Environment Network guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 2 … Continue reading

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Resistance to Jaitapur nuclear plant grows via Deccan Herald

Vikas Bajaj, NYT When a farmer named Praveen Gawankar and two neighbours began a protest four years ago against a proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur, they were against it mainly for not-in-my-backyard reasons. They stood to lose mango orchards, … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s fourth nuclear power plant expected to start running in 2014, says president Ma via digitimes

Bryan Chuang, Taipei; Adam Hwang, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 26 July 2011] Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou, during an interview held jointly by Japan-based Daily Yomiuri and Nikkei, indicated that Taiwan’s fourth nuclear power plant located on the northeastern coast is expected to be … Continue reading

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Irán espera inaugurar su primera central nuclear a finales de agosto via el economista.es

Teherán 26 jul (EFE).- Irán espera poder inaugurar su primera central nuclear a finales de agosto, tras más de 30 años en las labores de construcción, aseguró hoy el portavoz del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores iraní, Ramin Mehmanparast. “Mantenemos consultas … Continue reading

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China’s Neutron Reactor Begins Generating Power via Laboratory Equipment

  July 25, 2011 China’s first experimental fast neutron reactor began, for the first time, generating electricity that goes into the grid, general manager Sun Qin of the China National Nuclear Corporation (CNNC) announced. The success of the program, dubbed … Continue reading

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Korea, India sign nuclear energy pact via The Korea Herald

South Korea and India on Monday signed a nuclear energy cooperation pact that will allow Seoul firms to sell atomic power plants in India’s multi-billion-dollar nuclear energy market, Korean officials said. President Lee Myung-bak and his Indian counterpart Pratibha Patil … Continue reading

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