N. Korea makes nuclear weapons policy ‘irreversible’ with new law — KCNA

SEOUL — North Korea has officially enshrined the right to use preemptive nuclear strikes to protect itself in a new law that leader Kim Jong Un said makes its nuclear status “irreversible” and bars denuclearisation talks, state media reported on Friday. The move comes as observers say North Korea appears to be preparing to resume […]

Senior legislator calls on DoE to disclose study on nuclear power

Senator Sherwin T. Gatchalian, who chairs his chamber’s energy committee, urged the Energy department to release the findings of a study on nuclear energy to build public confidence in the energy source.  “The Senate funded the Department of Energy’s (DoE’s) nuclear research and feasibility study amounting to P266 million since 2018. This study should be […]

MHI is Participating in “The Group of Vienna,” an IAEA Initiative to Discuss and Promote Nuclear Technology’s Roles in Addressing Social Challenges

TOKYO, Sep 27, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) is participating in “The Group of Vienna,” a collaborative initiative of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) working with 13 leading companies in the nuclear industry from around the world. The Group was established at the suggestion of IAEA Director […]

Cagayan, Palawan, Negros, Zamboanga sites on shortlist for nuclear power plants

A TOTAL of 10 sites in Cagayan, Palawan and Zamboanga provinces as well as Negros Island have been identified as potential locations for nuclear power plants, among the 15 initially shortlisted nationwide. The 10 sites, according to a document obtained by BusinessWorld, are Racat Rapuli, Sinuangan and Matara Point in Sta. Ana, Cagayan; Concepcion and […]