This week we’re taking a look at nuclear energy around the globe. Today we focus on China. According to the World Nuclear Association, mainland China has 13 nuclear power reactors in operation and at least 25 more are currently under construction. And that is just the beginning.
For American companies in search of new opportunities and greater profits all roads seem to lead to China. Recently, one of the largest solar panel producers in the United States announced it will shift its manufacturing operations to China and lay off hundreds of workers in the United States.
While city and business leaders will roll out the red carpet for Chinese President Hu Jintao for his arrival this afternoon, others are mounting a less welcoming reception. Protesters from the ranks of democracy and human rights activists, adherents to the banned Falun Gong religion, and
After a stop in Washington, D.C., Hu Jintao heads to Chicago as part of his presidential visit. Hu is planning on meeting Mayor Daley and local business leaders today. For those playing along, here’s a quick primer on the Chinese leader.1. Hu is a Sagittarius with a Gemini rising.
“China will be the world’s largest economy, it hopes to change the world’s currency regime, and it certainly has the public relations advantage right now,” says Ted Fishman, a Chicago writer and author of “China, Inc.”
The Obama administration was reportedly hoping that Chinese President Hu's state visit would go better than his 2006 one, when the Asian leader was heckled by a Falun Gong supporter at a White House ceremony and kept awake by late-night protesters in Lafayette Park.Unfortunately for White House offi