ILA NUCLEAR

FEBRUARY 2019

In a joint text issued by Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader had committed to a ‘complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula’

APRIL 2019

Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Saturday said developing the Philippines’ nuclear arsenal is not the way to enforce the victory it has over China in an international tribunal.

SEPTEMBER 2019

The Philippines is urging eight countries, including the United States and China, to ratify the 1996 treaty that seeks to prohibit the testing of all types of nuclear weapons.

OCTOBER 2019

The Philippines has signed up with Russia’s state nuclear company to look into the feasibility of buying into its newly launched “floating nuclear power plant” technology.

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Monday said the government should start looking into the feasibility of constructing a nuclear power plant in the Philippines now that President Rodrigo Duterte has signed such a deal with Russia.

DECEMBER 2019

The Philippines has recently concluded its week-long discussions with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to develop an integrated work plan for nuclear power infrastructure in the Philippines.