◆200726 The Japan Times https://bit.ly/2OYD6c9
Water wars: Mekong River another front in US-China rivalry
China's dams have given it extensive control of the waters that flow down to Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam ... China Sea, between the United States and China,” said Witoon Permpongsacharoen of the group Mekong Energy and ... Researchers will argue about the science, but for the Lower Mekong countries, it comes down to trust and power. ... for a life-giving resource, and it's very difficult for them to openly challenge the Chinese government on its dam building,” ...
◆200726 SciTechDaily https://bit.ly/2BwCGqz
Excessive Rainfall in China: Three Gorges Dam and Other Yangtze River Dams Spill Water
The Yangtze River is Asia's longest, winding 6300 kilometers (3,900 miles) through China. Together with its network of tributaries and lakes, the river system has undergone significant development as a means to generate power, store water for ...
◆200726 OilPrice.com https://bit.ly/3hEUUWm
China Eyes Hydropower Projects Around The World
In the world of hydropower two factors matter when considering the construction of a dam for electricity production: the ... China's 'hydro' ambitions are both a method for producing electricity and also a preventative measure against floods ... When the Baihetan dam is completed and starts producing power in 2022, all projects with production capacity above 10 GW will be completed. ... World's Largest Economies Are Still Spending Big On Oil & Gas ... 1 Source for Oil & Energy News.
◆200726 Telegraph.co.uk https://bit.ly/39rY4d3
China takes a bigger role at Hinkley as nuclear reactor pressure rises
Senior engineers from China General Nuclear (CGN) proposed a way to lift a concrete dome on to the reactor at Hinkley ... CGN staff pointed to how the move had been successfully executed at Taishan, a nuclear power plant built by the two companies in China. ... are escalated by diplomatic tensions, a project meant to herald a new era of cooperation on nuclear energy faces renewed scrutiny. ... Nuclear energy is set to provide a substantial portion of the UK's future electricity supply.
◆200726 The Sunday Guardian https://bit.ly/2OUcBVd
'India's nuclear capabilities on way to bring all of China within ...
Such increased delivery capability, incidentally, also has implications for India's nuclear dynamics with Pakistan, by widening the nuclear power gap between New Delhi and Islamabad. Agni V missiles and Rafale jets will be game changer for ...
◆200726 South China Morning Post https://bit.ly/2WYF7JM
China’s allies at loggerheads over Ethiopia dam – will Beijing intervene?
Ethiopia has begun filling its Blue Nile reservoir against the wishes of Sudan and Egypt, which feared doing so could cause droughts; Beijing has investments in all three countries, including in electricity production under the dam project.
◆200726 The New York Times https://nyti.ms/3hwKJCQ
Officials Push U.S.-China Relations Toward Point of No Return
WASHINGTON — Step by step, blow by blow, the United States and China are dismantling decades of political, ... about the country's rising authoritarianism to consolidate his own political power and to crack down on basic freedoms, from Xinjiang to Hong Kong ... Mr. Trump's personal diplomacy with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, has done nothing to end the country's nuclear weapons program ...
◆200725 Jakarta Post https://bit.ly/32SNbzK
Unilever projects H1 sales growth, appoints former energy minister as commissioner - The Jakarta Post
The cooling economic activity has taken its toll on people's purchasing power as millions have lost their jobs. In an email interview with The Jakarta Post in May, Unilever Indonesia president director Hemant Bakshi shared his expectation that ...
◆200725 Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine https://bit.ly/2D5iOLD
Single-well platform, tieback expected for Paus Biru offshore ...
Cue Energy expects the partners in the Sampang PSC offshore Indonesia to submit a plan of development soon for the Paus Biru gas discovery. Jul 24th, 2020.
◆200725 UrduPoint News https://bit.ly/3jFFT8v
Rosatom Proposal for First Indonesian Nuclear Plant Being Examined in Jakarta - Ambassador
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 24th July, 2020) A detailed proposal produced by the Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom for the construction of Indonesia's first nuclear power plant is currently being examined by officials in ...
◆200725 The Japan Times https://bit.ly/302L76x
China refuses to quit on the Philippines
In subsequent years, China pledged to invest in the Philippines through the "Belt and Road" initiative (BRI) and to ... Duterte's decision was hailed by Beijing as evidence the United States was losing the great power competition with ... In an op-ed timed to run after Pompeo's speech, U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim wrote that “Beijing's harassment of Philippine fisheries and offshore energy development ...
◆200725 The Japan Times https://bit.ly/2Bxo4XW
China's self-inflicted wounds in the South China Sea
Pompeo's statement supporting the Philippines and highlighting the salience of international laws is rather intriguing as the United States ... Seemingly, the U.S. support to the Philippines is making headway in Manila's corridors of power, leading to a rejuvenation of ties. ... In response, the U.S. also conducted a competing naval exercise involving two of its nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, the USS Nimitz ...
◆200722 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/3fQmIq8
カンボジア鉱業・エネルギー省エネルギー局のビクター・ジョナ局長は、北東部ラタナキリ州と東部モンドルキリ州を結ぶ低圧送電線が17日、稼働したことを明らかにした。プノンペン・ポスト（電子版）が20日伝えた。 送電線の整備を手掛けたカンボジア電力 ...
◆200722 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/3jCLDQm
カンボジアとのＦＴＡ妥結、一帯一路を推進 中国・マクロ・統計 ...
【北京共同】中国商務省は20日、中国とカンボジアの自由貿易協定（ＦＴＡ）交渉が妥結したと発表した。年内の調印を目指す。新型コロナウイルスの影響で各国との貿易が伸び悩む中、親中国カンボジアとの経済関係強化を急ぐ構えだ。 共同声明では、中国主導 ...
◆200719 The Star Online https://bit.ly/3fJ2LBA
Laos: The Lancang-Mekong river cooperation sees regional ...
VIENTIANE, July 18 (The Vientiane Times/ANN): The Lancang-Mekong River is a vital waterway linking six countries - China and five nations from the South-East Asian region. In China, it's known as the Lancang River. Once it flows out of ...
◆200719 WION https://bit.ly/3fGl9Lq
Drought hits farmers, fishermen in Mekong Delta
00:00 / 00:00. ○. Live. Your video will be available shortly. Follow Us. According to the Mekong River Commission (MRC), farmers and fishermen along the Mekong river are facing drought. Mekong river recorded 70 per cent less rainfall this ...
◆200719 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/2WvXZj1
Ayala expands RE investment in Vietnam with 210MW wind farm
Ayala's AC Energy Inc. is building up renewable energy investment portfolio in the Vietnamese market with its ... AC Energy that Vestas will be supporting with supply of turbines – the other one is a 60MW project to be sited at Mekong Delta in ... Clausse stressed “as an ideal place for investing in renewable energy, wit its ripe market for wind power and notable GDP growth, AC Energy sees Vietnam as a ...
◆200719 Pattaya Mail https://bit.ly/3hfozF4
The Chao Phraya River begins in Nakhon Sawan and it's ...
The convergence of all the rivers joins together at the dam at Pak Nam Bohi. The point where they meet is clearly delineated by the distinct colours of two of them: The Nan River runs red while the Ping ... giant freshwater whipray, Mekong giant catfish, giant feather back, black giant gourami, red-eyed white striped catfish, ...
◆200719 Chiang Rai Times https://bit.ly/30r4qFu
Key Economic Ministers Resignations Signs Thailand’s PM Losing Power
Key Economic Ministers Resignations Signs Thailand's PM Losing Power ... Trakulhoon, chairman of the Thai Bankers' Association Preedee Daochai and the former CEO and president of the PTT oil and gas company, Pailin Chuchottaworn.
◆200719 The Japan Times https://bit.ly/3eH4SEw
Japan joins $14.4 billion syndicated loan for LNG project in ...
The Golfinho-Atum gas field off the northern coast of Mozambique plans to produce a total of some 13 million tons of LNG a year from 2024. ... to 5 percent of Japan's annual demand — will be shipped to Tokyo Gas Co., Tohoku Electric Power Co. and other utilities. “The loan will contribute to long-term, stable securing of LNG, an important energy resource for Japan, as well as the diversification ... LNG generates less carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases than coal, for instance.
◆200719 sggpnews https://bit.ly/32sOVPY
Vietnam implements carbon pricing strategy for lowering ...
“Carbon pricing”, a market-based strategy for lowering Green House Gas emissions, aims to put an actual monetary value on carbon emissions so that the costs of climate impacts and the opportunities for low-carbon energy options are better ...
◆200719 Padova News https://bit.ly/2BdsGSN
Risen Energy inks EPC contract for a 250 MW project in Vietnam
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◆200719 US Embassy in Burma https://bit.ly/3jlqLwA
How the Erosion of Sovereignty Elsewhere Impacts Myanmar ...
As Myanmar has focused on the fight against COVID-19 in recent months, many of its friends, including the United States, ... including vast reserves of oil and gas and some of the world's richest fisheries—the very livelihood of millions who call ... consultative processes that include the voices of local communities and that put economic prosperity and power back in ... When negotiating energy, communications, or transportation infrastructure projects, Myanmar benefits when it is not ...
◆200719 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/3eJb7rA
A strong family of BRI in South Asia
Myanmar is also in this bonded under one of the sixth planned Economic corridor – China-Bangladesh-Myanmar Economic Corridor. It is also ... On the domestic front, Russia is mired with sluggish economic growth due to oil glut. In the post ...
◆200719 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/2OApUdz
Renewed energy to Indo-Russian ties
On the domestic front, Russia is mired with sluggish economic growth due to oil glut. In the post ... Myanmar is also in this bonded under one of the sixth planned Economic corridor – China-Bangladesh-Myanmar Economic Corridor. It is also ...
◆200724 UrduPoint News https://bit.ly/30IvT5G
Indus River System Authority releases 274,300 cusecs water
According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1460.16 feet, which was 74.16 feet higher than its dead level 1386 feet. Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 170,200 cusecs and outflow as ...
◆200724 UrduPoint News https://bit.ly/3fWsaaN
All main rivers continue to flow normal: FFC
The Federal Flood Commission (FFC) has said at present all main rivers of Indus River System are flowing in "Normal Flow Condition" and there is no riverine flood situation. ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 23rd Jul, 2020 ) ...
◆200724 Financial Express https://bit.ly/30Iskw5
Kakrapar-3 Atomic Power Plant: What does it mean for India’s nuclear energy programme?
Kakrapar-3 Atomic Power Plant: What does it mean for India's nuclear energy programme? ... The indigenously-built third unit of Kakrapar Atomic Power Station (KAPP-3) on Wednesday achieved criticality, which marks a significant ... India is a big country so it needs a large amount of electricity generating capacity to cater to the rising energy demand. ... The new 700MWe unit at Kakrapar addresses the issue of excess thermal margin which is an optimisation of PHWR design. It also ...
◆200724 Times Now https://bit.ly/2WNqdG7
'Trailblazer for future achievements': Nuclear power has its Aatmanirbhar moment with Kakrapar-3
Key Highlights. India currently produces under 2 per cent of its electricity through its nuclear power plants, but it has set a goal to increase its nuclear power ...
◆200724 Telangana Today https://bit.ly/2OQzQj7
Boost for nuclear power
An indigenous nuclear reactor at the Kakrapar Atomic Power Project in Gujarat achieving criticality reflects a major ... Though India has 22 nuclear reactors in operation at seven nuclear power plants with a total installed capacity of 6,780 ... Nuclear energy is a smart option for a country like India where millions of people still don't have access to power and the domestic energy consumption demand has ...
◆200724 Dhaka Tribune https://bit.ly/2CLaOzx
Nepal allows trade electricity with India, Bangladesh
The NEA can now trade electricity in any state of India, said Kulman Ghising, managing director of the NEA. According to Energy Secretary Dinesh Ghimire, the government's nod has come at a time when Nepal's power generation is increasing.
◆200724 Nuclear Engineering https://bit.ly/3jyB8xp
India's Kakrapur 3 achieves criticality
Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated nuclear scientists, saying the reactor is a shining example of the 'Make in India' campaign and a trailblazer for many such future achievements. India developed its own nuclear power generation ...
◆200724 EurAsian Times https://bit.ly/32MNSdO
Nuclear Security Index Ranks Australia The Best, Pakistan ...
Pakistan was the most improved country in the theft ranking for countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials, improving its overall score by 7 points. The majority of Pakistan's improvements are in the Security and Control Measures category ...
◆200724 DAWN.com https://bit.ly/3eVavPM
Pakistan 'most improved' country on US nuclear security index
A United States study on worldwide nuclear materials security for 2020 has said Pakistan is the "most improved country" after increasing its overall score by seven points. ... According to the National Threat Initiative Nuclear Security Index report for 2020, the majority of improvements were in the ... for the Suppression of Nuclear Terrorism, and taking voluntary actions to support the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). ... Pakistan is far superior than India as nuclear power nation.
◆200724 The Nation https://bit.ly/3fWtfzn
Pakistan ranked most improved in protecting nuclear materials
Pakistan claims to have established independent regulatory bodies with adequate legal authority to fulfil their assigned nuclear security responsibilities, including the National Command Authority (NCA), Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission ( ...
◆200724 Xinhua https://bit.ly/32Vse7n
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor to create new ...
The president said with the collaboration of China, the Pakistani government was also building Diamer-Bhasha dam, a vital project for water, food and energy security of Pakistan. The project would generate thousands of employment ...
◆200724 Khabarhub https://bit.ly/2Egal8X
Minister Pun urges Bangladesh to invest in Nepal’s hydropower
A bilateral agreement was signed between Nepal and Bangladesh at the Power and Energy Conference held in Dhaka on September 13, 2018 to purchase 9,000 MW of electricity from Nepal by 2040. Earlier, a memorandum of understanding ...
◆200724 MyRepublica https://bit.ly/39A4KWJ
Power supply disrupted for 15 days in western Myagdi
MYAGDI, July 23: The western belt of Myagdi district has witnessed power supply disruption for the last 15 days after the flood and landslides washed away the electricity transformer, transmission lines and dozens of electric poles. ... According to Bani-based distribution centre of Nepal Electricity Authority, power supply was halted after the flooding and landslides ... Chairman of Annapurna Rural Municipality Dam Bahadur Pun said that industries and hotel businesses in the rural ...
◆200724 Defence Aviation Post https://bit.ly/2OTBZuw
The India-Nepal Dispute: What, and Why Now? -
The Kalapani-Limpaidhura-Lipulekh trijunction territorial dispute centres on the source of the River Kali. Nepal's stance is that that the river originates from a stream north-west of Lipulekh, bringing Kalapani, Limpiyadhura, and Lipulekh within its ...
◆200724 Himalayan Times https://bit.ly/2ZSR6uu
Reconstruction of bridge swept by flooded river expedited in ...
Issuing a follow-up notice today, chief of Lalitpur Branch Office of Guthi Sansthan, Rajan Bhuju, informed that the procession has been postponed for now, owing to the risk of COVID-19 transmission. Read More... Nepal's COVID-19 tally hits ...
◆200724 The Diplomat https://bit.ly/3hpSSJk
Assam Devastated by Floods Again – The Diplomat
The flooding in Assam was aggravated by the release of water from the Kurichu dam in Bhutan, which inundated the ... cause floods in Assam: the rise in the river bed due to siltation, the unstable nature of the river, the breach of embankments, ...
◆200724 The Diplomat https://bit.ly/30Kjdej
China's Bhutan Gambit – The Diplomat
75 Years After Trinity: The Human Cost of Nuclear Tests ... China is stepping up pressure on Bhutan to settle their bilateral border dispute. In addition to laying claim to more territory in Bhutan, Beijing has revived an old land swap deal that will require ... Additionally, it would give China “a launch pad for an offensive through the Rangpo River valley towards Kalimpong” in ... Vietnam is compensating international oil companies after cancelling their contracts in the dispute region over ...
◆200724 Eastern Mirror https://bit.ly/30GXggn
Integrated Flood-Control Measures Needed For Assam
While encroachments of low lying areas and habitation along the banks forces river waters to spill over, man-made problems ... It is imperative to bring all the states and countries like China, Bangladesh and Bhutan that share the Brahmaputra ...
◆200724 Livemint https://bit.ly/2E8AIgQ
India to set up solar power park in Sri Lanka
NEW DELHI : India plans to build a solar power park in Sri Lanka as part of a strategy to project its presence in the Indian Ocean Region ... State-run Ceylon Electricity Board has an installed power generation capacity of around 35.8 gigawatts (GW). ... Petronet LNG Ltd had earlier announced its plans of setting up a liquefied natural gas terminal in Sri Lanka. ... Queries emailed to the spokespersons of NTPC and India's ministry of new and renewable energy remained unanswered.
◆200724 Ceylon Daily News https://bit.ly/2WSa8ix
India and Sri Lanka to explore new areas of economic ...
High Commissioner of India to Sri Lanka, Gopal Baglay spoke at a virtual event titled “Deepening Economic Collaboration ... The High Commissioner outlined a few promising areas for such collaboration such as infrastructure, energy, ... Main items of Imports from India to Sri Lanka are: Gas oil/ Diesel, Motorcycles, Pharmaceutical Products, Portland ... copper and other metal industries), tires, cement, glass manufacturing, and infrastructure development (railway, power, water supply).
◆200724 adaderana.lk https://bit.ly/3g2zv9a
Vallibel Power enters into a Power Purchase Agreement with ...
Sri Lanka's listed largest public-quoted mini hydropower company, Vallibel Power Erathna PLC, announced yesterday (22) that it has entered into a Power Purchase Agreement with the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) on 07 July 2020, for the ...