◆200823 New York Post https://bit.ly/32fCeWZ
Torrential rains cause record flooding from China's Yangtze River
Torrential rains have caused water levels at China's massive Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River to once again rise to ... It was aimed at both generating power and reining in the ferocious Yangtze, the cause of many terrible floods in ...
◆200823 Bangkok Post https://bit.ly/3hzA2Ad
Floods test limits of Three Gorges Dam
Water levels at China's giant Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze river are inching closer to their maximum after torrential rains raised inflows to a record high. With 75,000 cubic metres per second of water flowing in from the Yangtze river on Thursday, the reservoir's depth ... not only to generate power but also to tame the fierce Yangtze, the cause of many devastating floods throughout China's history.
◆200823 Xinhua https://bit.ly/3aWbZZG
Latest flood on China's Yangtze River passes Three Gorges Dam - Xinhua | English.news.cn
WUHAN, Aug. 22 (Xinhua) -- Yangtze River's fifth flood of this year has smoothly passed the Three Gorges Dam after pushing the reservoir's water level to a record high. The water level at the Three Gorges reservoir started to recede after ...
◆200823 The Mainichi https://bit.ly/3gmC9WD
South Korea, China reaffirm plans for leaders' summit
At a meeting in the South Korean port city of Busan, top Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi and South Korea's national security adviser, Suh Hoon, also discussed the international standoff over North Korea's nuclear weapons program and rising ...
◆200823 Global Times https://bit.ly/3hn6tBx
China contributes to sustainable devt of Mekong River region ...
By Zhai Kun and Deng Han Source: Global Times Published: 2020/8/22 12:40:38. Photo: VCG. The upcoming third Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) leaders' meeting between six countries - China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia ...
◆200820 Mongabay.com https://bit.ly/2Ea13eL
Indonesia dam builder refuses new study to assess impact on ...
A dam developer in Indonesia has rebuffed calls for an independent study to assess the impact of the project on the ... Emmy Hafild, a senior adviser to project developer PT North Sumatra Hydro Energy (NSHE), said there were “already ... The three known subpopulations of the ape are separated by the Batang Toru River, and scientists fear the ... activity for the dam and power plant had driven a group of Tapanuli orangutans out of their habitat and into nearby oil palm plantations.
◆200820 Offshore Oil and Gas Magazine https://bit.ly/3hcllCU
Indonesia sanctions offshore Paus Biru gas plan
Location of the Paus Biru gas field in the Sampang PSC offshore Indonesia. (Courtesy Cue Energy). Offshore staff. MELBOURNE, Australia – Indonesia's upstream regulator SKK Migas ...
◆200820 FXStreet https://bit.ly/3l1LLJO
Indonesia: Trade surplus widened to multi-year highs – UOB
Nevertheless, exports performance improved on a month-on-month basis in July (rose 14.3% m/m) on the back of easing social restriction, higher exports of agriculture products, as well as higher outbound shipments of oil & gas.” “Indonesia's ...
◆200820 Business Mirror https://bit.ly/2YhFKPz
AC Energy to build solar plants in Pampanga, Zambales ...
AC Energy Philippines Inc. (ACEN) announced two new solar power projects worth P6.2 billion in Central Luzon with an ... The P3.3-billion solar power project will be jointly undertaken by Acen and Citicore Renewable Energy Corp., which ...
◆200820 BusinessWorld Online
Energy reserves and security https://bit.ly/34h5ZsY
During the media briefing by the Independent Electricity Market Operator Philippines (IEMOP) last week, Aug. ... The -58% decline in the July price was due to increased power supply compared to both July 2019 and June 2020. ... A persistent narrative why countries should go for quick energy transition from fossil fuels and nuclear is the fear of ... coal, 17% is oil-based, 15% hydro, 13.5% natural gas, 7% geothermal, and 7% variable renewable energy (VREs, solar+wind+biomass).
◆200820 NHK NEWS WEB https://bit.ly/3iYkeXW
ミャンマー 和平交渉の停滞が浮き彫りに 会議に武装勢力欠席
◆200820 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/2YfgAkg
ヤンゴン管区首相、工業団地３案件優先方針 ミャンマー ...
◆200820 Prensa Latina https://bit.ly/34cJci9
China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand patrol Mekong River
Beijing, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Military ships from China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand are jointly patrolling the common Mekong River in order to fight drug trafficking and reinforce security measures. This is the 96th mission of that kind ...
◆200820 Chiang Rai Times https://bit.ly/3aNLrK4
Heavy Rain Warning Issued for Northern Thailand as Tropical Storm Nears
Laos, Mekong river, Luang Prabang Dam ... In related news, levels of water in the Mekong River passing the northeastern provinces on Tuesday rose to this year's ... The high water levels in the Mekong were believed to be a result of continued heavy rain in Northern Thailand and ... He took power in a military coup in 2014 and retained it in a 2019 election widely seen as rigged to all but guarantee his ...
◆200820 The Thaiger https://bit.ly/31c4Elc
Heavy rains expected in Northern Thailand. ‘Higos’ reaches China’s coast.
The Mekong River hit this year's highest level, cordoning to Chiang Rai Times. In one day, it raised by 34 centimetres and locals say they believe it will continue to rise. People in the areas of heavy rain are advised to monitor the department's ...
◆200820 Bangkok Post https://bit.ly/2EoF7MH
Egat reining in power reserves
State-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (Egat) is planning to reduce the power generation capacity reserve to 15% ... The more energy is stored in the grid, the more expensive power becomes for users. ... This requires upgrading transmission lines, but it would be worth the investment, he said. ... He said Egat should delay its development plans for power plants, including the gas-fired South Bangkok Power Plant and coal-fired Mae Moh Plant, to reduce power reserves.
◆200820 PRNewswire https://prn.to/2DZHXYZ
Energy Capital Vietnam (ECV) LNG Project Expected to be ...
19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has assigned Vietnam's Ministry of Industry and Trade a directive to propose a liquified natural gas (LNG) power project being developed by a consortium led by Energy Capital ...
◆200820 http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ https://bit.ly/34hSBVK
Ministry issues guidelines for efficient energy use
To obtain the target of developing renewable energy, Danish experts have recommended that Vietnam reduce coal consumption, increase the use of energy-efficient generation, and support large-scale energy-saving investment projects.
◆200820 Nhan Dan Online https://bit.ly/3aHT44D
Source of power for national construction
NDO – Seventy-five years ago, under the leadership of Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) and President Ho Chi Minh, Vietnamese people recorded a historic autumn with the successful August Revolution, crushing the ruling yoke of ...
◆200820 Khmer Times https://bit.ly/3giq0Sd
Cambodia's energy demand drops in H1 of 2020
Some factories and hotels have shut down their operations or they reduced their power consumption,” said Victor Jona, Director General of Energy at the Ministry of Mines and Energy. The energy consumption from January to June was ...
◆200820 Myanmar Times https://bit.ly/3hhkW26
Myanmar govt extends electricity subsidy until December
Some people try to reduce their power consumption but some use more. So, the list is not confirmed yet.” said U Soe Myint, deputy permanent secretary of The Ministry of Electricity and Energy. The ministry is currently expecting to fork out K11 ...
◆200823 Pakistan Observer https://bit.ly/32fD1Hr
IRSA releases 323300 cusecs water
Islamabad. Indus River System Authority on Saturday released 323,300 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 391,800 cusecs. According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1540.93 ...
◆200823 UrduPoint News https://bit.ly/3aQL413
Medium to high flood likely in River Chenab: FFD
Meanwhile the Federal Flood Commission (FFC) said that normalcy has returned to Indus River and all main rivers are flowing with "Normal Flow Condition". According to daily FFC report on Saturday, there is no riverine flood situation in the ...
◆200823 India Today https://bit.ly/3laooxF
Connecting Ladakh: India's growing road network to link borders with the mainland
The road starts at Nimo, which is about 35 km before Leh on the Leh-Srinagar road. The confluence of Zanskar and Indus rivers is located close to Nimo. From Nimo, the proposed road follows the course of Zanskar river to enter Zanskar Valley ...
◆200823 The News International https://bit.ly/3hn71Y7
Water situation in dams, rivers
The position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela,. Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages on Saturday is as under: Rivers: Indus at Tarbela: Inflows 222,600 cusecs and Outflows 165,800 cusecs, Kabul ...
◆200823 The Nation https://bit.ly/31mwf3a
India releases three lac cusec water in Chenab River
According to details, India opened all spillways of the Salal Dam on the Chenab River in the Reasi district of the Indian Illegally Jammu and Kashmir after water touched danger level. Authorities of the Head Marala and irrigation department ...
◆200823 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/3j7iDza
Saudi Aramco continues to explore its India investment plan
New Delhi: World's largest oil company Aramco remains committed on its investment plan in India, including a $15 billion deal with Reliance Industries, even though Covid-19 pandemic has made life difficult for oil companies with suppressed ...
◆200823 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/2QjxLwJ
India should ignore Putin's offer to broker accord with China
Automobiles · Consumer Industries · Energy · Finance · Health Care & Pharma · Industrials · Property & Services ... And other than oil, the only things the Kremlin exports these days are, war crimes, cybercrime, election interference, and ... a hundred Chinese electronic apps, has stoked fears of further escalatory action between the two nuclear-armed nations. Sensing an opportunity to prove itself as an important global power, Moscow has attempted to act as a mediator in the conflict.
◆200823 Anadolu Agency https://bit.ly/3j4JvQ1
Pakistan congratulates Turkey over gas discovery
In a Twitter post, Khattak said: "Congratulations to Turkish people on the discovery of a large natural gas reserves off the Black Sea coast. It's a good news that would usher in a 'new era' for the energy dependent country." Senator Siraj-ul-Haq, ...
◆200823 South China Morning Post https://bit.ly/31q7hjP
China, Pakistan agree to push on with rail and power projects
Beijing made the announcement on Friday following a meeting between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, in the south China island province of Hainan. “The foreign ministers of China ...
◆200823 The News International https://bit.ly/2YqPJSJ
No compromise on Kashmir, nuclear programme: Shehryar Afridi
Islamabad : Urging Kahmiris not to succumb to India's hybrid and fifth generation war, Chairman Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir, Shehryar Khan Afridi Saturday reiterated that Pakistan would never compromise on Kashmir and its ...
◆200823 Defence Aviation Post https://bit.ly/2Egnqze
Now, Pakistan's railway minister threatens 'nuclear war ...
As Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's government completes its first two years in office this week, his country seems to be having the worst week it's history. On Monday, the ”all-weather” friendship between China-Pakistan failed the test of ...
◆200823 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/3jbHNwB
India, Nepal hold JWG meeting, discuss new pipelines for petroleum products
The second meeting of India-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG) on oil and gas cooperation was held through video ... energy sector, including possibilities of new pipelines for supply of petroleum products to Nepal," the release stated.
◆200823 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/3j6IEhO
Turkey expects big drop in natural gas imports after Black Sea find
India, Nepal hold JWG meeting, discuss new pipelines for petroleum products. The second meeting of India-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG) on oil and gas cooperation was held through video conferencing on August 13, the ...
◆200823 Khabarhub https://bit.ly/3aNgh5o
Power outage in these places of Kathmandu Valley today
KATHMANDU: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has decided to cut off the power supply in some places of Kathmandu Valley from 11 am to 3 pm today due to the need to lay new feeder lines. There will be a power outage in Bagdol area, ...
◆200823 NDTV https://bit.ly/2EvHHko
China Occupying Land In 7 Border Districts, Says Nepal Survey Department
The first three pillars were located in Gorkha''s Rui village and areas of Tom River. Though Nepal''s official map shows the village as a part of Nepali territory and citizens of the village have been paying taxes to Nepal government, China had ...
◆200823 IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters https://bit.ly/3hhbyLL
South-South Cooperation and TARA InfraPower's 600 MW ...
Nuclear Weapons · Other WMDs · Conventional & Autonomous Weapons · Arms Trade · Disarmament ... South-South Cooperation and TARA InfraPower's 600 MW Power-Project in Sri Lanka ... "Super Critical Environment Friendly Thermal Coal Based Power Plant" in Foul Point, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka as its maiden overseas enterprise. ... Along with the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) under the Ministry of Power and Energy of the Government of Sri Lanka and Harcan Engineering ...
◆200823 Sunday Observer https://bit.ly/3aMI8CG
Sudden power outage swallowed almost Rs. 1 billion
Last Monday, Sri Lanka also faced a sudden blackout at 12.45 p.m. which prevailed for several hours till late evening the same ... However, this sudden blackout had cost nearly Rs 1 billion to the Sri Lankan coffers, according to Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) calculations. ... Kotugoda, Veyangoda, Chilaw and Noochcholai where any fault in the transmission can be detected and stopped automatically.