PHL president-elect Marcos in nuclear plant revival talks with S.Korea

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  MANILA, Philippines (AFP) — Philippine president-elect Ferdinand Marcos signalled his determination to adopt nuclear power Monday, May 23, holding talks with South Korea’s envoy on possibly reviving a mothballed $2.2 billion plant built during his father’s regime. The 620-megawatt Bataan Nuclear Power Plant was left dormant after the elder Marcos was toppled in 1986. In the run-up to the May 9 presidential election, Marcos Junior spoke about the need for nuclear power to address […]