Technologies

Atomic energy and nuclear technology

Cambodia and China to sign MoU on nuclear technology

Cambodia and China are close to the signing of an agreement that will bring Cambodia a step closer to developing its own nuclear technology for peaceful purposes, according to The Phnom Penh Post Online.Keep reading ...

Nuclear aid from Moscow takes shape

Russia has announced a wide range of measures to help establish an information center in Phnom Penh as part of Cambodia’s development of nuclear energy. The two countries agreed to set up the center during Prime Minister Hun Sen’s visit to Russia at the Russian-ASEAN ...

Atomic energy generating billions of USD

Radiation and radioactive isotope applications have helped Vietnam produce more high-yield rice varieties resistant to pests and diseases, while new technologies have helped diagnose and treat critical diseases. From these applications, billions of dollars have been contributed to the economy. Hoang Anh Tuan, Director of Vietnam Atomic ...

Why is climate-conscious Vietnam choosing coal over nuclear?

Vietnam’s decision to abandon its nascent nuclear power programme and turn back to cheaper, dirtier, coal says much about where the nation thought it was headed – and about where it has ended up. The move last month was a blow for the climate conscious ...

Vietnam withdrawal clouds future of Japan's nuclear exports

Japanese manufacturers of nuclear power plants likely will be forced to re-evaluate their export strategies as Vietnam scraps plans to build its first reactors and delays overshadow a project in Turkey. Hanoi’s decision was a major blow to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, which had been expected to ...

Vietnam scraps huge nuclear power plant projects

Power-hungry Vietnam scrapped plans for two multi-billion dollar nuclear power plants on November 22, citing environmental and financial reasons after the cost of the projects skyrocketed. The two plants in central Ninh Thuan province would have had a combined capacity of 4,000 megawatts and were ...

Germany to help VN deal with wastewater

The Germany-Việt Nam Water Forum held on November 9 in HCM City discussed ways the two countries could cooperate in water, wastewater and urban resilience projects. “For economic, social and ecological reasons, it is imperative that we enhance resource efficiency. Interlinked and intelligent infrastructure for water supply ...

Japan's Abe to meet Trump next week: official

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to meet US president-elect Donald Trump next week in New York, officials said November 10, after phone talks between the two following the billionaire’s shock election win. Abe and Trump spoke for about 20 minutes and tentatively set a ...

China builds nuclear power plants in border areas, Vietnam takes action

Agencies are planning to build an environmental monitoring system to control possible radioactive substance leakage from large-capacity energy reactors built by the Chinese and located 300 kilometers from Hanoi. More nuclear power plants located close to the Vietnamese border have been built in 2016, some of ...

First joint meeting for nuclear plant

Cambodia and Russia on August 17 started discussing plans for the construction of a nuclear power plant in the Kingdom as the country’s energy demand soars due to its economic growth, said a statement issued by the Ministry of Environment. A joint working group between Cambodia and ...

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