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Political Fall-Out from Hongkong s Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear Power Plant Larry Jagan MONTHS of speculation and debate were brought to an end last week when Beijing confirmed that its proposed Daya Bay nuclear-power station was going ahead as planned. A fierce controversy has raged in Hongkong, particularly since Chernobyl, as the plant is situated 50 kilometres north overlooking the colony. Daya Bay has also now been designated a tourist area; taking a leaf from the British nuclear industry the plant is to become a tourist attraction

AFGHANISTAN-Summit Surprise

Summit Surprise?
Larry Jagan THE eighth round of UN sponsored informal talks between Afghanistan and Pakistan, under the auspices of the UN Secretary General's special envoy Diego Cordovez, adjourned in Geneva on August 8. Cordovez, the UN Under Secretary and lawyer from Ecudaro, acts as a mediator between the Pakistan and Afghanistan foreign ministers as Islamabad does not recognise the legitimacy of the Kabul government. After four years of intermittent talks, a breakthrough appears near in the Afghanistan conflict.

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