◆200906 CGTN https://bit.ly/331voof
Picturesque sunrise at Three Gorges Dam in central China
In Yichang City in central China's Hubei Province, the sun rises gently and casts golden shades over the water at Three Gorges Dam, creating a picturesque view. The dam has been the world's largest power station in terms of installed ...
◆200906 South China Morning Post https://bit.ly/3gZXZzv
Why is China looking beyond Africa for oil supplies?
China already imports about half of its oil from the Middle East and the International Energy Agency forecasts that China's imports from the region will double by 2035 – despite political instability in the region. READ FULL ARTICLE.
◆200906 Xinhua https://bit.ly/2Gu6fuN
China's Yangtze River Delta set to boost int'l and home markets - Xinhua | English.news.cn
Covering a 358,000-square km expanse, the Yangtze River Delta, consisting of Shanghai and the provinces of Jiangsu, Zhejiang, and Anhui, is one of the most populated and urbanized city clusters in China.
◆200906 Eurasia Review https://bit.ly/2DyOSrH
China: Zhangzhou Nuclear Plant Unit 2 Construction Starts
China's Ministry of Ecology and Environment issued construction licences for Zhangzhou units 1 and 2 on 9 October, 2019 to CNNC-Guodian Zhangzhou Energy Company, the owner of Zhangzhou nuclear power project which was created by ...
◆200906 ZAWYA https://bit.ly/3lUDacl
Energy ministers affirm commitment to renewable energy
HANNOVER, Germany — Ministers from the United Arab Emirates, the Russian Federation, and Indonesia, three of the world's ... in the UAE energy mix with a 44% share which will cut CO2 emissions by 70% and produce savings of $190bn versus natural gas. The UAE is also the first country in the Middle East to develop nuclear power, with the first of four reactors at the ... “Demand for oil is falling at the moment and there's a larger portion of non-carbon sources in the energy mix.
◆200906 The Financial Express BD https://bit.ly/322ZGb9
Matarbari power plant likely to be ready for operation in 2023
Some 30 per cent construction work on the 1200MW Matarbari coal-fired power plant was completed as of July last as Coal Power ... power plant with 41.99 percent energy efficiency against the average 34 percent efficiency in coal-power projects. ... Matarbari thermal power plant will be developed on a 1,500-acre site with two thermal units based on ... CPGCBL officials said the power plant may require 3.73 million tonnes (Mt) of coal a year, which will be imported from Indonesia, ...
◆200906 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/3335WyF
DOTr accepts first 2 tunnel boring machines for P355-B Subway Project
The first TBM will be delivered from the JIM Technologies factory in Yokohama, Japan to the Philippines in January, 2021. ... the downstream oil industry is now seeing green shoots of recovery although this is coming at a very moderate pace. ... Governor Benjamin E. Diokno said yesterday they continue to assess and review monetary transmission to ensure that the ... Power utility giant Manila Electric Company (Meralco) is expecting flattish rate or there could only be slight upward ...
◆200904 South China Morning Post https://bit.ly/3bqKJm5
China’s ‘manipulation’ of Mekong is an ‘urgent challenge’, US claims
US claims China's 'manipulation' of Mekong is 'urgent challenge' for Southeast Asia. Senior US diplomat David Stilwell's comments are latest evidence the river has become a new front in the US-China rivalry; America cites ...
◆200904 CNBC https://cnb.cx/352Exj1
Pompeo announces fresh restrictions on Chinese diplomats in U.S.
11, he would launch a cooperation partnership with Mekong River partner countries, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam, aimed at strengthening their autonomy, economic independence, and sustainable development.
◆200904 Byline Times https://bit.ly/2QSda39
In China's Stand-off with India, Tibet Could be the Key to Peace
The violence between the soldiers has left the two nuclear-armed powers into a tense standoff which the political party Shiv Sena said in ... Experts claim that China is contributing to this by choking the water supply for the Mekong river which originates in Tibet and is being transformed with huge hydroelectric dams that are providing electricity for Chinese cities. ... Argument Reportage Climate Extinction Animals Climate Change Corruption Energy Environment Farming and Agriculture ...
◆200904 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/2EVrRzO
China dominates bidding for Myanmar solar power plants
... are for plants at 30 locations with a combined capacity of 1,060 megawatts, equivalent to the output of a typical nuclear ... The projects could mark a milestone for Myanmar's renewable energy policy, but the tenders' tight deadline and other strict ... electricity comes from hydropower, 30% from coal, 8% from natural gas and 5% from renewables like solar and wind. ... three gas-fueled power plants to consortia led by France's Total, China's Zhefu Holding Group and Thailand's TTCL.
◆200904 Taiwan News https://bit.ly/3gZKCPN
China wants a canal to cross Thailand into the Indian Ocean
At present, one of China's weak points is that oil tankers, freighters and warships have to sail south to round Singapore ... away from the rest of Thailand if a less pro-Chinese government took power in Bangkok, according to Foreign Policy.
◆200904 REVE https://bit.ly/3lIDSJw
GE strengthens its position in Vietnam with two wind energy ...
This order includes two wind turbine contracts for two 30 MW wind farms in the Mekong Delta, southern Vietnam. GE will ... Each wind farm is expected to contribute in excess of 100 million kWh of electricity annually to the national grid after once the project is fully ... I'd like to also thank Quoc Vinh Soc Trang Wind Power Company Ltd and Renewable Energy Joint Stock Company Vinh Chau for their trust.
◆200904 United States Commission on International Religious Freedom https://bit.ly/2QUuyEc
USCIRF Encourages Religious Freedom Progress on Vietnam ...
“USCIRF commends both national and local authorities for working together to begin to help Hmong Christians in Dam Rong District, who have been rendered effectively stateless because of religious discrimination. However, this is only a first ...
◆200904 Khmer Times https://bit.ly/3lJg1JT
Cambodia's foreign policy can be seen in another way
As a small state, Cambodia lacks the capacity to mitigate risks on its own. It needs to proactively engage other countries to advance a multilateral system and strengthen the collective power of small states. In this respect, Cambodia's efforts to ...
◆200904 Khmer Times https://bit.ly/2F3JcGI
Japan calls for more effort from the government to ease business
The Japanese Business Association of Cambodia (JBAC) expressed concern over a new scheme for electricity prices that introduced the idea of “capacity charge” that would increase costs. Kanda Yogo, Chairman of JBCA, said that in the name ...
◆200904 Council on Foreign Relations https://on.cfr.org/3jNSaGS
A Review of “Under Beijing's Shadow: Southeast Asia's China ...
According to recent surveys of Southeast Asia, China is now the most influential strategic and political power in the region. ... upstream on the Mekong, choking off much-needed water as countries down river face droughts as a result of climate change. ... There is enormous resistance within Myanmar toward China's proposed Myitsone Dam in Kachin State, which the ... Hiebert argues that many of these states—even Cambodia and Laos, which seem to have less leverage to resist ...
◆200904 Natural Gas World https://bit.ly/2EWPlol
Myanmar's Chinese gamble [NGW Magazine]
Its pipeline exports of gas to China reach regions far from the coast; but tiny Myanmar risks being drawn into an unequal relationship with the world's biggest buyer. ... The shift from coal to cleaner-burning fuels is one key driver. ... Myanmar's energy ministry once posted an announcement: “Most of the gas produced within Myanmar… is exported to China and ... Ultimately it seems Chinese planners envisage the Kyaukpyu - Kunming oil and gas pipelines as just the first step in a new ...
◆200904 The Diplomat https://bit.ly/3gVtTNh
China's Top Diplomat Checks in on Myanmar Projects
In separate meetings with Myanmar's State Counselor and de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and its de jure President Win ... at Kyaukphyu on Myanmar's western coast, where the existing oil and gas pipelines terminate on the Bay of Bengal. ... of power in Naypyidaw, suspicion of China remains entrenched throughout the ranks of Myanmar's government and military, to say nothing of the public at large.
◆200904 Kashmir Observer https://bit.ly/3bphMae
'China Seeks To Set Up Military Facilities In Pak, Sri Lanka, Myanmar'
In addition to the three neighbours of India – Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Myanmar – the other countries where China is ... port construction in Pakistan intend to decrease China”s reliance on transporting energy resources through strategic choke ...
◆200904 http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ https://bit.ly/3lKXQ6F
Vietnamese company joins solar power projects in Laos
The solar power project in Sekong will be built on more than 720 ha in Lamam district at a total investment of 332.3 million USD. The power plant will have a design capacity of 500 MW and an annual electricity output of 739 GWh. The project ...
◆200905 All About NEWS https://bit.ly/3gZ8V0g
日本で報道されない「中国 ・インド・パキスタン」の国境紛争。 周辺国を軍事的な脅しと巧みな外交・交流で属国化。 米中激突時代、きれい事はありえない。曖昧な政策はアメリカから捨てられる。 日本の再建は、経済至上主義を廃し、日本 ...
◆200905 NHK NEWS WEB https://bit.ly/2DzEnVa
インド洋の島国、スリランカの沖合を航行中の大型タンカーで火災が発生し、軍などが消火作業にあたるとともに、およそ27万トンに上る積み荷の原油が流出するおそれがあるとして警戒を強めています。 続きを読む. スリランカ軍によります ...
◆200905 Sky News https://bit.ly/3bsGlTC
Climate change behind rise and fall of ancient Indus Valley Civilisation, says study
The civilisation existed in the basins of the Indus River - spanning modern day northeast Afghanistan, most of Pakistan and northwestern India - and was contemporaneous with ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia. It lasted for around 2000 years, ...
◆200905 Daily Pakistan Global https://bit.ly/3lROh5Q
Flood threat looms as River Indus likely to become furious on Sept 8-10
According to daily FFC report on Friday, River Indus at present is experiencing medium flood in "Kalabagh-Chashma Reach" and at Guddu (upstream Sukkur) whereas it is in low flood at Taunsa & Sukkur. Also, Rivers Kabul and Swat are in low ...
◆200905 Daily Mail http://dailym.ai/32YUy78
Archaeologists are trying to save Pakistan's lost city of Mohenjo Daro
Most indus settlements were located along this river network and relied on it for water, which was essential to their farming practices. When it dried up, the society crumbled into oblivion. Scroll down for video. This diagram shows the amount of ...
◆200905 Pakistan Today https://bit.ly/2QXJ8eo
Hub Dam may collapse due to water pressure, warns WAPDA
ISLAMABAD: The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) has warned that the walls of the Hub Dam, which is filled to its ... It is the third largest water reservoir in the country and plans to generate electricity from it have been stalled since the 18th Amendment. ... Meanwhile, the water level in Indus River is surging at Guddu Barrage and the inflow of water has reached 400,000 cusecs, ...
◆200905 UrduPoint News https://bit.ly/32X74Ed
IRSA releases 456,600 cusecs water
Indus River System Authority (IRSA) on Friday released 456,600 cusecs water from various rim stations with equal inflow of 456,600 cusecs. ISLAMABAD ... Water inflow and outflow in Tarbela dam dam was recorded as 239,500 cusecs each.
◆200905 Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide https://bit.ly/3jN1DhH
India won’t kick its coal habit so easily
It had earlier planned to become a 10 GW company in three-five years with a mix of thermal and renewable energy. ... India's national electricity plan of 2018 envisaged 70 GW of new coal-fired power plants, installed by 2026-27 with $70 ...
◆200905 Myanmar Times https://bit.ly/2ZqjDqL
Myanmar to buy 1600MW of power from India
The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) is aiming to buy 1600-megawatts of power from India via cross border transmission following a bilateral meeting held on September 3 between the relevant ministries and officials, including Indian ...
◆200905 Daily Times https://bit.ly/330Y0xT
Pakistan has huge potential to attract BRI investment in energy sector
Pakistan has great potential to attract investment being extended under the framework of Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for the ... In August, Pakistan set in motion a plan to boost the share of its electric power that comes from renewables to 30% by 2030, ... Meanwhile, China has expanded the investment to the member countries in renewable energy sector. ... Bank and the Export-Import Bank of China – issued loans totalling US$51.8 billion for coal energy projects around the world, ...
◆200905 The News International https://bit.ly/3i53deo
Govts long term power capacity plan flawed: study
KARACHI: Pakistan's new long-term power capacity plan has failed to live up to the government's stated principles of ... The study, titled “Pakistan risks locking into overcapacity and expensive power” was conducted by Institute of Energy ... Nicholas said, renewable energy could reduce reliance on fossil fuel imports far more cheaply than coal power. ... Gas cess verdict misinterpreted, says CAPTA ...
◆200905 Dunya News https://bit.ly/2F99182
Pakistan can grab big share of Chinese investment in green energy
ISLAMABAD (APP) – Pakistan has big opportunity to grab the Chinese investment in renewable energy sector after the ... of China, issued loans totaling US$51.8 billion for coal energy projects around the world, according to the Global Development Policy Centre at Boston University. ... “The recent tendency, South Korea and Japan have shifted away from financing overseas coal power, would not have ...
◆200905 Dunya News https://bit.ly/2QTZk00
Pakistan's new power capacity plan neither sustainable nor affordable, says new study
KARACHI (Dunya News) – A study launched on Thursday has revealed that Pakistan's new long-term power capacity plan has failed to live up to ... power as expensive, he said, renewable energy could reduce reliance on fossil fuel imports far more cheaply than coal power. ... account costs of auxiliary services such as transmission or water infrastructure that would be constructed to run power plants in Thar. ... K-Electric requests NEPRA to increase electricity price by Rs 1.54 per unit ...
◆200905 DAWN.com https://bit.ly/359wgtM
Khanpur Dam spillways opened as water touches maximum level
HARIPUR: Owing to ongoing rains in catchment areas of Khanpur Dam, the authorities here on Friday opened its ... The step was taken to avoid any emergency and harm to the dam's structure and populated areas downstream on the sides of Harro River. ... The dam authorities opened the spillways at around 4pm on Friday for lowering the water level to 1980 feet from the ... INMATES of jails in Pakistan do not often have a reason to collectively rejoice, but a humane decision by the .
◆200905 Engineering News-Record https://bit.ly/2Z75qyy
Hydroproject on India-Nepal Border Advances with Contracts | 2020-09-04
The Indian government recently approved plans to invest $1.69 billion to establish transmission and distribution lines to carry electricity from its Himalayan neighbor and send it to industries scattered over the north of India —though no contracts for the power have yet been signed. SJVN will perform transmission ... The project, located on Arun River in eastern Nepal, will consist of a 70m high concrete gravity dam and Head Race Tunnel of 11.74 km. The dam will also comprise four ...
◆200905 The Diplomat https://bit.ly/32VcaRg
The Political Storm in Nepal Seems to Be Over – For Now
The Nepal Communist Party (NCP) government in Kathmandu has secured a fresh lease on life with Prime Minister and ... his opponents outnumbered his supporters in all NCP decision-making bodies, Oli could not be forced out of power.
◆200905 BBC News https://bbc.in/2F82eM9
Oil tanker towed from Sri Lanka shoreline amid spill fears
A massive oil tanker on fire off the eastern coast of Sri Lanka is being towed out to sea amid fears of a major new oil spill in the Indian Ocean. The Panamanian-registered vessel, which began burning on Thursday, is carrying about 270,000 ...