Stories by Martyn Williams

Computer Problems Hit Three Japan Nuclear Plants

Only a handful of computer problems have been reported in Japan in the new year to date, however at least three hit systems associated with nuclear power plants, according to the government and power generating companies.

Report: Y2K Fears to Close Chinese Ports

Two major ports in China's Shenzhen province are planning to close for as much as nine hours to guard against Year 2000-related computer problems, the official China Daily has reported.

Report: China nuclear chief declares Y2K readiness

One of China's leading nuclear experts has said that his company's reactors are Year 2000-ready and pose little danger, according to media reports. Li Dingfan, president of China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC), told the Business Weekly newspaper he had full confidence in the industry and its capacity to deal with any problems that should develop.