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S. Korean Experts Establish Nuclear Safety Technology Center in Vietnam

S. Korean Experts Establish Nuclear Safety Technology Center in Vietnam

DAEJEON, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean experts on nuclear technology are teaming up to strengthen Vietnam’s radiation control capabilities. The Global Institute for Nuclear Initiative Strategy (GINIS) announced on Wednesday that it had established a new Nuclear Safety Technology Center at Vietnam’s Dalat University. The center will serve as a platform to transfer [...]

7 in 10 in Favor of Nuclear Power Plants: Survey

7 in 10 in Favor of Nuclear Power Plants: Survey

SEOUL, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Seven out of 10 South Koreans voted in favor of using atomic power, a survey showed Wednesday, amid the Moon Jae-in government’s nuclear phase-out policy. The survey was conducted on 1,000 people aged over 19 to study public opinion on the government’s nuclear policy, the Korea Nuclear Society (KNS) [...]

Government to Lift Cap on Liability Limits for Nuclear Accidents

Government to Lift Cap on Liability Limits for Nuclear Accidents

SEOUL, Jan. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The government will lift a cap previously placed on the maximum amount of liability coverage for nuclear power plant accidents. The Nuclear Safety and Security Commission announced plans to hold nuclear power reactor operators to a stricter standard during a meeting on Wednesday, which will see a previous cap of [...]

Majority of S. Koreans Support Nuclear Phase-out Policy: Survey

Majority of S. Koreans Support Nuclear Phase-out Policy: Survey

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A majority of South Koreans support phasing out nuclear energy, a survey showed Monday, as President Moon Jae-in reiterated his commitment to shifting out of nuclear power into safer renewable energy. The Realmeter survey, conducted on 501 adults Friday, found that 60.5 percent back a nuclear phase-out policy while [...]

Number of Nuclear Engineering Students Rises Despite Government’s Anti-Nuclear Energy Stance

Number of Nuclear Engineering Students Rises Despite Government’s Anti-Nuclear Energy Stance

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Despite the South Korean government’s efforts to reduce the country’s reliance on nuclear energy and initiate a shift towards renewable alternatives, a surprising number of soon-to-be high school graduates have applied to study nuclear engineering at university this year. According to sources in the education sector on Thursday, the [...]