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Similarities come into focus in talk of nuclear plants, U.S. bases with ethnic minority in Vietnam via The Asahi Shimbun

The first construction project for a nuclear power plant in Vietnam is proceeding in Ninh Thuan province, on the country’s south-central coast. I visited the site in September on an Okinawan university’s study tour. Inrajaka, a 30-year-old man belonging to … Continue reading

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Vietnam delays building 1st nuclear power plant via Mainichi

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam will delay the construction of its first nuclear power plant by six years, state media reported Thursday, amid concerns over safety and efficiency. Faced with increased demand for power, Vietnam needs to develop new energy … Continue reading

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U.S., Vietnam sign nuclear trade agreement via The Global and Mail

Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei) (AFP) – The United States signed a civilian nuclear pact with Vietnam on Thursday under which Hanoi committed not to produce ingredients for atomic weapons, US officials said. US Secretary of State John Kerry and Vietnamese … Continue reading

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New nuclear development council for Vietnam via World Nuclear News

Vietnam is to set up a new National Council for Atomic Energy Development, tasked with identifying strategies and priorities for the development of nuclear energy in the country. Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s announcement of the decision to set up … Continue reading

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Japan Could Reprocess Nuclear Fuel from Korea via Energy Tribune

The Japanese government is considering reprocessing spent nuclear fuel rods from Korea, Vietnam and other Asian countries, the Tokyo Shimbun reported Sunday. Japan is the only country in the world that has no nuclear weapons but the facilities to reprocess … Continue reading

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Vietnam’s Nuclear Dreams Blossom Despite Doubts via The New York Times

HANOI, Vietnam — Inside an unheated classroom at the Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology here about 20 young government technicians from Vietnam’s incipient nuclear power industry kept on their winter jackets on the first morning of a 10-day workshop … Continue reading

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Denmark to help Vietnam develop green energy via Asian Power

Up to 60 percent of a grant from Denmark will be used in Vietnam for effective use of water resources, clean water supply for the poor, wind energy and activities to cope with climate change. According to John Nielsen, Danish … 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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