S. Korea, U.S. begin large-scale air defense drills

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South Korean and U.S. forces kicked off their annual aerial exercise, the military here said Wednesday, the latest in a series of maneuvers aimed at enhancing combined defense capabilities against evolving threats from North Korea, source from the Yonhap.

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South Korea, Japan agree intelligence-sharing on North Korea threat

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

South Korea and Japan signed a military intelligence pact on Wednesday to share sensitive information on the threat posed by North Korea's missile and nuclear activities, the South's defense ministry said.

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Vietnam scraps plan for first nuclear power plants

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Vietnam's lawmaking National Assembly voted to approve a resolution to scrap a megaproject to build two multibillion-dollar nuclear power plants in south-central Vietnam on Tuesday.

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Gov’t extends high appreciation to Russia, Japan for assisting nuclear power development

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VGP – The Government of Viet Nam extends “high appreciation and deep thanks” for the goodwill and assistance of the Governments of Russia and Japan throughout the process of preparations for the cancelled Ninh Thuan nuclear power project, said Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung.

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Government states reasons to cancel nuclear power project

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Vietnam has decided to cancel the Ninh Thuan nuclear power project, according to the Government’s official announcement released at a press conference on Tuesday.

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Powerful quake hits Japan, triggering tsunami warning

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TOKYO: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.9 hit northern Japan on Tuesday (Nov 22), generating a tsunami that hit the nation's northern Pacific coast.

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Tsunami hits Japan after strong quake, nuclear plant briefly disrupted

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TOKYO, Nov 22 -- A powerful earthquake rocked northern Japan on Tuesday, briefly disrupting cooling functions at a nuclear plant and generating a tsunami that hit the same region devastated by a massive quake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in 2011.

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Vietnam to scrap $17.8bn nuclear project

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English 3 week(s) ago

A committee under Vietnam’s lawmaking National Assembly on Thursday approved a government proposal to pull the plug on a megaproject to build two nuclear power plants in a south-central province.

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Congress deputy says Government is brave to stop nuclear power project

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SaiGon GP English 3 week(s) ago

The Government has made a brave decision to stop building the nuclear power plant project in the central province of Ninh Thuan, said deputy chairman of the National Assembly’s Science, Technology and Environment Committee Le Hong Tinh yesterday.

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Trump expected to use pressure and talks in N.K policy, emphasize China's role

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U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is expected to use both pressure and dialogue in dealing with North Korea, while emphasizing China's role in resolving the drawn-out nuclear stalemate on the peninsula, a renowned scholar said Friday, source from Yonhap.

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Vietnam cancels nuclear power plant project

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago 1 related news

The Vietnamese National Assembly has approved to cancel the Ninh Thuan Nuclear Power Plant project after fears of rising public debts and the environmental risks after the Formosa case.

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Japan's Abe to meet Trump next week: official

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is to meet US president-elect Donald Trump next week in New York, officials said Thursday, after phone talks between the two following the billionaire's shock election win.

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Government proposes nuclear power plant cancellation

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The Vietnamese government has decided to cancel the Ninh Thuan Nuclear Power Plant project as the country will not face a power shortage as previously predicted, while the plant would face difficulties competing with other power sources, an official said.

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World in shock as Trump surges to victory in U.S.

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Governments from Asia to Europe reacted with stunned disbelief on Wednesday to the victory of Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election, while populists hailed the result as a triumph of the people over a failed political establishment.

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Military on high alert against N.K. threats around U.S. election

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South Korea's military said Monday it will stay on high alert as North Korea may fire an intermediate-range ballistic missile (IRBM) around the U.S. presidential election scheduled for Tuesday, source from Yonhap.

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