AP1000 Reactor Set for Commercial Operation in China

An AP1000 nuclear reactor at the Sanmen power plant in China will likely be the first of its kind to begin commercial operation, with reports saying the reactor could come online as early as September 21. A statement from China National Nuclear Power Company, issued to the stock exchange in Shanghai on September 20, said […]

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China reaches out to US over demand for media registration

China reaches out to US over demand for media registration

China has reached out to the US over reports that the Department of Justice has ordered two top Chinese state-run news outlets to register as foreign agents, a spokesman said Wednesday, adding that Beijing opposed “politicizing” the role of the media.

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IAEA: ‪Global Nuclear Power Industry Is ‘Struggling’

Nuclear power’s share of the world’s power generating mix could shrink dramatically from 10% in 2017 to just 5.6% in 2050 as the industry struggles with “reduced competitiveness,” the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) suggested in a new report. The international organization based in Vienna, Austria, that works to promote the peaceful use of nuclear […]

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South Africa president says Chinese aid is not ‘new colonialism’

South Africa president says Chinese aid is not 'new colonialism'

BEIJING – South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday delivered a stinging rebuttal to criticism of China’s development aid in Africa, following a pledge by Chinese President Xi Jinping to invest $60 billion in the continent.

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China looking into e-commerce billionaire’s arrest in US

China’s foreign ministry said Monday it is looking into the circumstances surrounding the arrest of e-commerce billionaire Liu Qiangdong, also known as Richard Liu, in the U.S. on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct.

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The Technology Behind One of the World’s Longest Pipe Conveyors

Long-distance conveyors are a reliable and energy-efficient method of bulk material transport. Pipe conveyors—fully enclosed material handling systems—offer additional environmental protection and more

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Duterte to send NPA rebels to China, HK to see communism is dead

Duterte to send NPA rebels to China, HK to see communism is dead

DAVAO CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte will send three women rebel returnees to China and Hongkong to see firsthand that communism has now become obsolete.

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