BEIJING - Only one leader of a big Western country is attending China’s most important diplomatic event of the year, a summit next month on President Xi Jinping’s New Silk Road strategy, as China’s foreign minister denied it had been snubbed.
SEOUL - South Korean steelmaker POSCO said first-quarter profit more than doubled, beating its estimate on solid demand from China, but warned coking coal may now cost up to a third more than forecast because of price surges post-Cyclone Debbie.
The National Electrification Administration (NEA) said more electric cooperatives (ECs) reduced their systems losses in 2016 which cumulatively reached a record low average of 10.99 percent, down by 0.13 percent from the 11.12 percent average they posted in 2015.
The Department of Energy (DOE) said security issues surrounding radioactive sources will be discussed, among other topics, at the 7th Nuclear Energy Cooperation and Sub-Sector Network that the country is hosting.
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