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Exclusive - Toshiba auditor to split opinion on finances, governance: sources

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TOKYO The auditor for Toshiba Corp is likely to sign off on the conglomerate's annual results while giving a thumbs down on the group's corporate governance during a series of crises, people with direct knowledge of the discussions said on Tuesday. PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata LLC will give a "qualified opinion" endorsing Toshiba's finances in the financial statement for the year ended in March, the two sources told Reuters. That would end a period of limbo when t

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Uniper flags higher payout ahead of planned E.ON stake sale 08 Aug 2017

FRANKFURT Power plant and energy trading group Uniper has raised its dividend and profit outlook for 2017, possibly increasing the appeal of a 47 percent stake in the company which parent E.ON plans to sell.

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Tillerson says U.S. wants North Korea dialogue 'at some point' 01 Aug 2017

WASHINGTON The United States does not seek to topple the North Korean government and would like dialogue with Pyongyang at some point, but only on the understanding that it can never be a nuclear power, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday. | Video

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Britain risks losing out in race for mini nuclear plants - Rolls-Royce 31 Jul 2017

LONDON Britain will squander the chance to become a leader in next-generation nuclear power unless it presses on with a competition to build mini reactors, said Rolls-Royce, the designer of the nuclear engines that drive the country's submarine fleet.

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Tepco spots possible nuclear fuel debris at another Fukushima reactor - Kyodo 21 Jul 2017

TOKYO Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco), the operator of Japan's wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant, may have found nuclear fuel debris below the damaged No. 3 reactor, one of three that had meltdowns in the 2011 disaster, Kyodo News reported on Friday.

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Japan's Tepco to speed up post-Fukushima decisions - new chairman 13 Jul 2017

TOKYO The owner of the wrecked Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant will push to resolve debate over the release of contaminated water from the site that has dragged on for years since the devastating 2011 quake, its new chairman said on Thursday.

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South Korea's anti-nuclear push casts cloud over KEPCO's reactor exports 12 Jul 2017

SEOUL A decision by South Korea's new president to scrap plans for more domestic nuclear power plants will make it harder for the country to sell reactors to buyers overseas, experts warn.

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EDF raises cost estimates for Hinkley Point after review 03 Jul 2017

PARIS French state-owned utility EDF flagged a construction cost overrun at its Hinkley Point C nuclear power station in Britain on Monday, in a new blow for a group of EDF projects already facing delays, rising costs and other problems.

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Former Tepco executives plead not guilty in first Fukushima case 30 Jun 2017

TOKYO Three former executives of Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) on Friday pleaded not guilty to professional negligence leading to the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, though an analyst said there is little chance they will be convicted.

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Hinkley plant could cost 30 billion pounds in electricity payment top-ups - watchdog 23 Jun 2017

LONDON Britain's deal with EDF to build the Hinkley Point C nuclear plant is risky and could lead to requests for more cash and electricity payment top-ups worth 30 billion pounds, a parliamentary watchdog said on Friday.