◆200816 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/2DN6mAX
US open to nuclear agreement with Russia before including ...
The Trump administration has sought a new treaty with three conditions: it includes China, adds restrictions on all types of nuclear weapons and strengthens and verification. The U.S. has been particularly adamant about Beijing's participation, ...
◆200816 CNN https://cnn.it/31R0jmK
Pandemic power play: It's China vs. the US in Latin America
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi looms large in the center of the screen. He's surrounded by about a dozen foreign ministers from LAC countries. They're all there, in part, to thank China for coming to their aid.
◆200816 9News https://bit.ly/2Y4urKi
Taiwan risks being caught up in US-China power struggle
China's leader, President Xi Jinping, has been clear in his ambitions to "reunify" the island with the mainland, and has refused to rule out the use of force, even though the ruling Chinese Communist Party has never exerted direct control over ...
◆200816 CNBC https://cnb.cx/3iLSbLe
US-China trade deal review postponed as China ramps up farm, energy purchases
U.S. oil traders, shipbrokers and Chinese importers also told Reuters that Chinese state-owned oil firms have tentatively booked tankers to carry at least 20 million barrels of U.S. crude for August and September, indicating a ramp-up in energy ...
◆200816 China.org.cn https://on.china.cn/3aFcR4R
China's State Grid sees record power transmission capacity
During the summer season, State Grid's maximum capacity of cross-region electricity transfer reached 92.08 million kW, an increase of 14.11 million kW from the highest level in 2019, said the company. Meanwhile, its maximum capacity of cross- ...
◆200816 ETAuto.com https://bit.ly/3iLpmhM
China ramps up U.S. oil purchases ahead of trade deal review
In January, China pledged to buy $18.5 billion of energy products including crude oil and natural gas over its 2017 level, implying total value of about $25 billion this year. Reuters; August 15, 2020, 09:35 IST.
◆200812 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/2PMiX9C
◆200812 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/3gQg9V4
エネ鉱省、地熱開発177事業に294億ドル必要 インドネシア ...
インドネシアのエネルギー・鉱物資源省は、地熱開発177事業に総額293億9,000万米ドル（約３兆1,092億円）の投資が必要との見解を示した。177事業の総発電容量は587万7,000 ... エネ鉱省は、2030年に地熱発電所の発電容量… 関連国・ ...
◆200812 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/31I0DUN
８月電気料金、４カ月連続の引き下げ フィリピン・電力 ...
◆200812 Jakarta Post https://bit.ly/30LTOCu
Govt to spend $1b on electricity fee relief for households, businesses amid pandemic - The Jakarta Post
Govt to spend $1b on electricity fee relief for households, businesses amid pandemic ... More than 33 million Indonesian homes, businesses and public services are poised to see lower monthly power bills until December as the ... top of the Rp 54.79 trillion set aside for annual power subsidies, said the Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry's electrification director general, Rida Mulyana, on Tuesday.
◆200812 merdeka.com https://bit.ly/3kC2KSH
6 Fakta Waduk Jatiluhur, Dam Raksasa Peninggalan PM Terakhir Indonesia | merdeka.com
Merdeka.com - Waduk Jatiluhur merupakan satu dari sekian waduk yang berpengaruh di Indonesia, khususnya di wilayah Jawa Barat dan sebagian besar DKI Jakarta. Dalam istilah yang dikeluarkan oleh pu.go.id, fungsi waduk sendiri ...
◆200812 Energy Industry Review https://bit.ly/31N7TPa
Europe's New Bet - Geothermal Energy
Like a gambler never satisfied by the past and present gains, the European Union (EU) makes a new bet in the energy sector ... its extremely disparate members, new targets in terms of share of renewable energy in the final energy consumption of ... energy sources, such as coal, or, as it is increasingly felt at the level of the Community political sensitivity, natural gas. ... of EUR 30 million for small and large projects using geothermal energy for heating, cooling and electricity generation.
◆200812 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/33PynCf
DOST backs call to revisit nuclear energy policy
DOST-PNRI, the country's lead agency in atomic research and development, is a member of the Nuclear Energy Program ... difference between their electricity rates and ours,” said Dr. Arcilla, who strongly advocates for the Philippines to finally ... “While we are waiting for a law creating an independent body, RA 5207 is still a basis for pursuing nuclear power as it ... as much energy as a ton of coal (907 kg), three barrels of oil (149 gallons), or as much as 17,000 cubic feet of natural gas ...
◆200812 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/3gSA2dW
MECQ triggers 700-MW drop in electricity demand
With new wave of stymied economic activities, the demand for electricity in the Luzon grid had plunged by 700 ... of the Philippines (IEMOP), indicated that on the first and second days of the MECQ, the drop in power demand had already been ... from their products by diversifying out of copra and coconut oil to such other products as coconut water, coconut milk, nata ... The Department of Energy (DOE) is re-calibrating the aggregate volume of renewable energy (RE) capacity that it will ...
◆200812 Aljazeera.com https://bit.ly/33XRie6
The twin struggles of Hong Kong and the Philippines
Moreover, since coming to power in 2016, Duterte repeatedly professed his admiration for China's President Xi Jinping and positioned his country closer to the Asian giant and further away from its Western adversaries. In 2018, in a speech to an ...
◆200816 The Star Online
Cambodia: Covid-19 situation on top of list at Lancang ...
Lancang is the Chinese name for the upper reaches of the Mekong River, and the trunk stream stretches over 4,000 km through the six countries.
Cambodian PM to attend Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Leaders' Meeting via video conference - Xinhua | English.news.cn
Cambodian PM to attend Lancang-Mekong Cooperation Leaders' Meeting via video conference ... 15 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen will participate in the 3rd Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) Leaders' Meeting via ... Lancang is the Chinese name for the upper reaches of the Mekong River, and the trunk stream stretches over 4,000 km through the six countries.
◆200816 The Diplomat
ASEAN's Challenges and the Way Forward – The Diplomat
ASEAN is not free from internal and external security challenges either. Within the region, there are border disputes and conflicts, illegal migration, ethnic crises, and issues surrounding the life of the dammed Mekong River, which has ...
◆200816 Báo Xây Dựng Điện Tử
Construction of Vietnam-Thailand wind power plant underway
Construction of the V1-2 wind power plant - a joint venture between the Truong Thanh Vietnam Group and the Thai-based Sermsang Power Corporation Public Company Limited - kicked off in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh on August 14. ... Costing in excess of 2.23 trillion VND (96 million USD), it is expected to generate 162.97 million kWh of electricity each year. ... The south-central province of Khanh Hoa has agreed to build a road linking Dam Mon Road with the Van Phong ...
West overlooks contribution of China to regional water resource
A fisherwoman walks on an embankment on October 31, 2019, on the Mekong River in Pak Chom district in Thailand during the drought. Photo: AFP. The New York Times cited a so-called study from US climate observers Alan Basist and ...
◆200810 Nepali times https://bit.ly/2XMxIO9
BRI and trans-Himalayan connectivity
The trans-Himalayan train was discussed between Prime Minister K P Oli and President Xi Jinping in two meetings in ... China uses the BRI brand to project not just its strategic need for connectivity, but also as an extension of its soft power.
◆200810 The Statesman https://bit.ly/3kwnkUH
After Ladakh stand-off, India thinking of procuring light tanks
The importance of light tank as a 'mobile protected fire power' for the Indian Army for multi -spectrum, multi-front ... The deployment of light tanks both at high terrains of Himalaya in Northern and Eastern sectors could be used in both offensive ...
◆200810 The Nation https://bit.ly/3aciW8D
CDA opens technical bids for consultancy of Indus River Water project
In order to develop a perennial source of potable water supply for Islamabad and Rawalpindi which can meet present as well as future needs, project regarding Conduction of Water from Indus River System at Terbela Dam was initiated in 2004- ...
◆200810 ThePrint https://bit.ly/3a9xRQG
India wants video-conference on Indus Water Treaty, Pakistan for Wagah border meeting
The western rivers, namely Indus, Chenab and Jhelum, are for Pakistan with India given some rights like agriculture, navigation, domestic use and also the unrestricted rights to develop hydroelectric power projects within the specified ...
◆200810 DAWN.com https://bit.ly/3abxQvw
Pakistan Army continues rescue and relief operation after flooding wreaks havoc in Dadu
Water from Nai Gaj Dam will ultimately flow into Manchhar Lake, which is Pakistan's largest freshwater lake. The lake is located towards the left of the flood protection bund and also receives water from Indus River. Senior irrigation officer ...
◆200810 The New Indian Express https://bit.ly/30I0Gk7
India's coal import drops 43 per cent in July owing to high stockpile at pitheads, plants
The power sector is a key coal consumer. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had also given directions to target thermal coal import substitution, particularly when huge coal stock inventory is available in the country this year.
◆200810 India Today https://bit.ly/3iog4Iu
China's dams in Tibet may pose threat to India's water supply | Satellite images explain
China's rapid pace of dam constructions that includes at least eight new ones on the Brahmaputra River in Tibet has ... The proposed dams on the Yarlung Tsangpo river in Tibet are close to the Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh. ... This has sparked speculation that the aim of these dams is only to build reservoirs and export electric energy from Tibet to mainland China. ... and electricity demands in the region could be met with a single hydroelectricity project like the Zangmo dam.
◆200810 BW Businessworld https://bit.ly/3kt0lcY
India must balance soft-power, hard-power to deal with China ...
Washington [US], August 10 (ANI): The Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) urged India to use a balanced combination of soft power and hard power to deal with China's expansionist policies. The virtual panel discussion held on ...
◆200810 Times of India https://bit.ly/33LboIC
Heavy inflow fills Mettur dam faster
Revenue, police and fire service personnel are constantly patrolling the river banks, asking villagers not to venture close to the river. The Bhavanisagar dam in Erode too saw a steady rise in water level, aided by the release of surplus water from ...
◆200810 Saurenergy https://bit.ly/3fIsDwG
Rs 1.8 Tn Investment in Transmission Segment in India by ...
In line with the shift in policy focus from conventional sources (coal and gas) to renewable power sources (wind and solar), the focus of the ... to the report is towards augmenting the transmission infrastructure for evacuation of power generated by renewable energy projects. ... While there is likely to be a slowdown in electricity demand and investments in the sector in FY2021 amid the COVID-19 induced ...
◆200810 Saurenergy https://bit.ly/31AZu1h
Explaining India's 175 GW Renewables Target. The Big ...
He has been asked about the impact on India's ambitious renewable energy targets for 2022, be it from the safeguard duty issues in 2018 ... Large Hydro. The original target was broken down by the MNRe itself as made of 100 GW Solar (with 40 GW of rooftop solar within ... plants plants, by making their power sales eligible under the Renewable Energy Purchase Obligation (RPO) of discoms, thankfully a ... There is a solid 63 GW of carbon free nuclear capacity that is targeted by then.
◆200810 India TV https://bit.ly/2DFw5Lt
64 dead in Pakistan due to heavy rains
"Pakistani troops (are) busy in relief and rescue efforts in various areas of Dadu, a district in Sindh, to help people affected by recent hill torrent and breach of flood protection bund of Nai Gaj Dam," Pakistani army's media wing the Inter-Services ...
◆200810 Business Today https://bit.ly/2F1BUD8
Saudi Arabia cuts off oil supply to Pakistan over delayed payments
The UAE and Saudi Arabian oil credit facilities were part of the $14.5-billion package agreed with three friendly countries, including China. After coming into power, Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government faced an immediate ...
◆200810 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/3gLAGtF
Saudi Arabia pulls support for Pakistan as Kashmir tiff widens
According to Pakistani media, the oil credit facility was suspended in May, with the Saudis later asking Pakistan to also repay the loan in full. The countries' relations deteriorated quickly, beginning in February when Saudi Arabia turned down a ...
◆200810 MyRepublica https://bit.ly/3gIi26c
NEA will cut power supply to consumers not paying electricity bills for two months
NEA will cut power supply to consumers not paying electricity bills for two months ... KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) will disconnect the electricity supply, without issuing any prior notice, ... According to him, using smart meters also allows NEA customers to manage their expenses on energy consumption. ... KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Division Forest Office (DFO), Rasuwa, has instructed Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to stop transmission line construction work.
◆200810 Hindustan Times https://bit.ly/2DMkOZA
The Rajapaksas cement power in Sri Lanka | HT Editorial
Gotabaya Rajapaksa has firmly consolidated his power as president; the parliamentary win now brings back the former president Mahinda Rajapaksa as prime minister. Both the presidential and now the parliamentary win are not surprising.
◆200810 The Peninsula Qatar https://bit.ly/3is9TDq
Rajapaksa sworn in as PM in Sri Lanka, cementing family rule
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa was sworn in as the prime minister for the fourth ... Sunday after his party secured a landslide victory in parliamentary elections that cemented his family's hold on power.
◆200810 The Island.lk https://bit.ly/3fQvSSQ
A new page in the history of Sri Lanka
We have had outstanding persons in power whether political or bureaucratic who were from Maha Vidyalayas and of ... was the first UNP MP for Matara albeit for only 33 days, elected in March 1960 to the shortest-lived Parliament of Sri Lanka. ... He is the convener of the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), which has been at the forefront of the ... against the whole idea of nuclear energy which includes nuclear power plants- a great source for producing electricity?