Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny    13 / 3   City Forecast

People's Daily Online>>Foreign Affairs

Senior Chinese official meets Westinghouse chief


08:09, March 31, 2012

BEIJING, March 30 (Xinhua) -- State Councilor Ma Kai on Friday met with Jim Ferland, the new president and CEO of the Westinghouse Electric Company.

Ma said cooperation between Chinese and U.S. enterprises on third-generation nuclear technology has provided a new option for the peaceful use of nuclear power, secured sustainable energy development and helped to address the problem of climate change, according to a news release issued after the meeting.

During their meeting, both men pledged to make full efforts to carry out existing joint projects and boost cooperation regarding nuclear power, the release said.

Ferland was appointed president and CEO in January to replace Aris Candris, who will step down on March 31.


Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name


Selections for you

  1. View military budget increase objectively

  2. Buddhism cultural relic in Xi’an

  3. Female martial arts teacher in Wuhan

  4. S. Korea, U.S. carry out live-fire drills

Most Popular


  1. A hard-earned, favorable turn for Syria issue
  2. BRICS mulls joint bank
  3. How far away are we from nuclear terrorism?
  4. Benefits, not values, define BRICS unity
  5. China slams Japan's move over Diaoyu Islands
  6. More efforts needed for enhancing nuclear security
  7. Chinese solar companies to fight US tariffs
  8. South China Sea mapping underway
  9. Safer world, safer energy
  10. Keep talking, Hu urges

What's happening in China

About 70 students sickened from SW China food poisoning incident

  1. Failure rate of China's flat-panel TVs hits 14.5%
  2. Ratio of male, female shows consecutive falls
  3. Hainan to ban low-altitude flights for Boao Forum
  4. Strong winds sweep through Xinjiang
  5. Central Chinese city to build second 'Motor Town'

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai