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French Co-Owner of China’s Taishan Nuclear Plant Recommends Shutdown
Electricite de France (EDF), the French company that co-owns China’s Taishan nuclear power plant, has indicated that it would shut down the plant if it was possible. A spokesperson from the company stated that though...
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China Opens First High Speed Rail Line in Tibet
On June 25, Tibet’s first bullet train became operational, with the 438-kilometer (270 miles) long Nyingchi–Lhasa rail line entering service. The project began in December 2014 and construction was completed last December. Almost 90 percent...
Newport Wafer Fab is the UK's largest wafer fab, which produces 20nm processes that are mainly used as automotive wafers.
China Buys UK’s Largest Semiconductor Firm, Raising National Security Concerns
With Beijing facing a chip shortage under U.S.-led global technology sanctions, Chinese companies have been aggressively acquiring global semiconductor plants since the coronavirus pandemic began last year. Its latest purchase was Newport Wafer Fab (NWF),...