South Korea, confronted with energy resources that are growing rapidly insufficient for the needs of the population, has turned to nuclear engineering to provide a stable energy supply to the country.
The Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority (PNRA) is the new big word in Pakistan's nuclear policies. Opaqueness in the PNRA, however, limits public input--which impedes safety standards.
Japan learned a harsh lesson about nuclear regulation systems from Fukushima. Post-Fukushima, the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA) has been making sure those lessons stick.
North Korea continues to defy the UN Security Council with its ever-improving nuclear capabilities. APLN Research Director John Tilemann reports on broader security problems facing Northeast Asia.
Addressing the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (SEANWFZ) and steps to secure nuclear weapons states’ signatures of the SEANWFZ Protocol.
The 2016 APLN meeting, organized with collaborators, addressing the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (SEANWFZ) and steps to secure nuclear weapons states’ signatures of the SEANWFZ Protocol.
Major power rivalries have been intensifying a renewal of territorial claims in both East Asia and Europe; and in new arenas, managing terrorism in the cyber sphere and outer space.
Non-proliferation, nuclear security, safety -- all these peaceful uses of nuclear power are highly relevant to the Asia Pacific today.
In Brazil, current tensions stem from domestic criticism on the lack of progress in global nuclear disarmament, and the discriminatory nature of non-proliferation obligations on the other.