◆201023 Business Insider https://bit.ly/3jrbc5s
The balance of power is shifting in Asia, and China is gaining on the US - Business Insider
The gap in Chinese and US national power has narrowed, driven by external factors and domestic political decisions, according to the latest Asia Power Index by Australia's Lowy Institute. Neither is likely to dominate the region going forward, ...
◆201023 CNBC https://cnb.cx/3ktCklS
China's electric car strategy is starting to go global – and the U.S. is lagging behind
Daniel Yergin, author of the 1992 Pulitzer Prize-winning book "The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power" laid out the implications of electric vehicles for geopolitics in his latest book out in September: "The New Map: Energy, Climate and ...
◆201023 EurAsian Times https://bit.ly/2Hho8ht
Power Index: US The Most Dominant Military Power, China ...
The Lowy Institute, the Sydney-based reputed think-tank has just come out with its latest power rankings for the Asia-Pacific region. Starting with 2018, each year this prestigious institute comes out with interpretative rankings centred on the ...
◆201023 PRnews Leader https://bit.ly/37ySyWY
China Nuclear Power Plant Equipment Market Insights and ...
– The World Nuclear Association has set a target of 25% of global electricity in 2050, which is expected to be provided by nuclear energy. This requires roughly 1000 GW of new nuclear capacity to be constructed, creating ample opportunities for ...
◆201023 China.org.cn https://on.china.cn/2FRwk7c
China's solar industry to embrace faster growth amid carbon ...
Renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, will embrace faster growth in the future, said Liu, forecasting that China's newly installed solar projects will reach over 65 GW per year during the 14th Five-Year Plan period (2021-2025). In ...
◆201023 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/34m6u4I
シェル製油所閉鎖、経済的影響大＝フィッチ フィリピン ...
◆201023 Reuters Japan https://bit.ly/2TffIJM
一方、中央アジアからは参加した国はなく、東南アジアからも4ヵ国（カンボジア、ラオス、ミャンマー、フィリピン）にとどまっている。中国に隣接する国については中国を擁護する国が少ないように見える点も興味深い。 （株式会社フィスコ ...
◆201023 Reuters https://reut.rs/3jjCiLX
Indonesian govt finalises new rules for renewable electricity
The government aims to have 23% of Indonesia's energy coming from renewable sources by 2025, up from around 9% in ... Authorities currently forecast only 2,500 mega-watts of additional renewable power capacity by 2025, while around 10,000 ... to reach the energy mix target, Harris Yahya, a director at the energy ministry's Directorate General of Renewable Energy, said in a webinar on Thursday.
◆201023 Aljazeera.com https://bit.ly/34nZJPG
Area burned in Indonesia fires ‘greater than the Netherlands’
Greenpeace slams Indonesia for lack of action against the palm oil sector as vast areas of forests burned in five years. Burned land is pictured next to a palm oil plantation after fires near Banjarmasin in South Kalimantan province, Indonesia ...
◆201023 Financial Express https://bit.ly/3mfF4ni
Coastal power plants scale up coal imports, as freight, other imposts jack up local fuel prices
Coastal power plants in the southern and western India, being away from the Coal India (CIL) pit heads, are finding ... would pay Rs 4,350/tonne for CIL coal, but fork out just under `3,800/tonne for Indonesian coal of comparable energy content. ... but CIL coal has to be hauled long distances, above 1,400 Kms -say from Talcher coalfields area to Tuticorin thermal power ... Corporation Share Price · Titan Company Share Price · Indian Oil Corporation Share Price · Axis Bank Share Price.
◆201023 Climate Home https://bit.ly/3dS4fcI
World Bank branch indirectly backs coal megaproject despite ...
International Finance Corporation piloted its green equity policy with an Indonesian bank, which went on to fund a coal complex with emissions the size of Spain ... in 2019, Hana Indonesia, has since approved project finance to the 2,000 MW Java coal power station in Banten, Indonesia. ... “Korea is financing dirty energy projects [overseas], while they try to implement the Green New Deal domestically. ... Mauritius oil spill compensation could be limited by maritime law technicality. 3.
◆201023 INQUIRER.net https://bit.ly/35qW6rz
China ‘fairly positive’ to PH lifting of oil exploration ban in WPS — envoy
MANILA, Philippines — China gave a “fairly positive” reaction to the Philippine government's lifting of the moratorium on oil and gas exploration in the resource-rich West Philippine Sea, a Filipino diplomat said Thursday. “The foreign ministry ...
◆201023 Global Times https://bit.ly/2TfpVG9
Differences must be resolved through peace, maximum restraint: Philippine Ambassador
Air & Space · IT · Energy · Physics · Biology · Medicine · Discovery · ODD · China · World ... Differences must be resolved through peace, maximum restraint: Philippine Ambassador ... Global Times reporters Xie Wenting and Bai Yunyi (GT) interviewed Philippine Ambassador to China Jose Santiago L. Sta. Romana ... We follow the idea of avoiding being entangled in the great power rivalry. We want to ...
◆201023 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/3oi1mq5
Coal still accounts for 54.6% of PH power mix
Coal's fraction in the power generation pie was followed by natural gas with 21.1 percent share; then geothermal at 10.1 percent; hydro at 7.1 percent; oil at 3.5 percent; while renewable energy (RE) was practically dwarfed at 3.1 percent. ... In a separate report by the Independent Electricity Market Operator of the Philippines (IEMOP), it was emphasized that “coal and natural gas accounted for more than ...
◆201023 INQUIRER.net https://bit.ly/2FVs0E4
Fitch: Shell refinery shutdown spells gloom for vulnerable PH
... (Oil, Electricity, Coal) · Energy (Oil, Electricity, Coal) ... The shutdown of the Shell refinery took out about two-fifths of oil refining capacity in the Philippines. “In our view, greater dependence on energy imports will leave the Philippine economy more tied to fluctuations in global energy prices,” Fitch Solutions said. ... The think tank is referring to Shell's plan to divest from the Malampaya natural gas project.
◆201023 CNN Philippines https://bit.ly/3mbmZGQ
Prospects 'quite good' for PH-China joint oil exploration plan ...
Prospects 'quite good' for PH-China joint oil exploration plan as ban in WPS lifted - envoy ... Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 22) — The lifting of the ban on oil exploration activities in the West Philippine Sea has ... for a meeting in October 2019 and formed an inter-governmental joint steering committee to negotiate the specifics of the oil and gas ... Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said last week that existing service contractors can immediately return to work in the area and have ...
◆201023 NHK NEWS WEB https://bit.ly/3dOvMLQ
タイ バンコク 非常事態宣言解除もデモ収束の見通し立たず
◆201023 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/34jET45
韓国支援のダラ大橋、工事再開へ査察実施 ミャンマー・建設 ...
◆201023 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/2Th6A7c
電力公社、ＥＶ分野で中国企業と協力へ ラオス・自動車 ...
◆201023 Reuters https://reut.rs/2Hwhwv3
China signs pact to share year-round water data with Mekong River Commission
BANGKOK (Reuters) - China on Thursday signed an agreement with the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to share year-round data on the flow of its portion of the vital waterway amid concern that Chinese dams may be causing drought ...
◆201023 The Tribune https://bit.ly/31uxdKD
LAC to be on the table during Pompeo-Esper visit to India: US
The US side mentioned global cooperation, challenges in the Indo-Pacific, economic, space and energy collaboration, ... Washington's backing to Mekong River basin countries, they claimed, led to China agreeing to share water information, ...
◆201023 Bangkok Post https://bit.ly/31AKWzA
Renewable scheme poised for delay until January
A plan to invite investors to join the Energy for All renewable power scheme will likely face another delay until January because a revision of ... Pilot plant projects being prepared for development by the state-run Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand and Provincial ... Natee Sithiprasasana, a representative of the Federation of Thai Industries' renewable energy club, said earlier many communities ...
◆201023 BBC News https://bbc.in/2Hu7pY2
Thailand protests: State of emergency lifted after days of rallies
Thailand has revoked an emergency decree it imposed a week ago as it tried to end months of protests against the prime minister and the monarchy. ... The student-led movement is demanding the resignation of Mr Prayuth, a former general who seized power in a 2014 coup and ... major force for the first time in this renewed wave of protest, deploying water cannons and tear gas to break up the rallies.
◆201023 JAPAN Forward https://bit.ly/2FQWIxZ
Prime Minister Suga’s Maiden Foreign Visit: Why is Vietnam So Important for Japan?
Interestingly, this visit saw Japan's Marubeni Corporation committing to invest $1.3 billion in a power plant in Vietnam, while the Tokyo Gas Company Ltd and the Vietnamese PetroVietnam Power Corp will partner to develop a $1.9 billion ...
◆201023 The Phnom Penh Post https://bit.ly/34oNS4d
Chinese company mulls setting up oil refinery plant in the ...
... interest in investing in an oil refinery plant in Cambodia, according to a Ministry of Mines and Energy senior official. This comes amid Singaporean oil company KrisEnergy Ltd's plans to extract the first drop of oil from the Apsara oilfield in Cambodia's offshore ... Chemical had paid a visit to minister Suy Sem on Wednesday to discuss the untapped investment potential of the oil and gas sector. “The company has shown an interest in setting up a petroleum refinery plant in Cambodia.
◆201023 The Phnom Penh Post https://bit.ly/3jkU29t
Cabinet reviews 150MW hydropower projectPhnom Penh Post
... a proposed 150MW hydropower project on the upper reaches of the Tatai River in Koh Kong province's northern Thma Bang district. Proposals for a 500kV transmission line connecting Phnom Penh to the Cambodia-Lao border and another one ... Victor Jona, the director-general of the Ministry of Mines and Energy's General Department of Energy, told The Post that ... He said one of the transmission lines would deliver electricity from a coal-fired power plant in Laos, as outlined in a ...
◆201023 Khmer Times https://bit.ly/2TksVAQ
Government to deliberate on 150-megawatt hydro project ...
Cambodia has a high dependency on hydropower representing about 48 percent of its domestic electricity production, ... The Royal Government of Cambodia will discuss a new 150-megawatt hydropower dam project, located in Koh Kong ... transmission line from Phnom Penh to Cambodia-Laos border and from Battambang province to Cambodia-Thailand border. ... Ministry of Mines and Energy, previously said that the 150-megawatt power dam is located upstream of the Tatay River ...
◆201023 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/2Hqll5w
With an eye on China, India gifts submarine to Myanmar
"By providing such a critical defense arsenal to Myanmar, India is clearly trying to augment the naval capability of its eastern neighbor to achieve a balance of power against China." Amid a tense, monthslong border standoff between India and ...
◆201023 CNA https://bit.ly/2IYUz4H
Commentary: Can Aung San Suu Kyi's NLD win again despite ...
There are four major issues on the minds of voters in this election - the Rohingya crisis, peace with ethnic minorities, a constitutional amendment and the economy, say Dr Nehginpao Kipgen. Myanmar's political leader Aung San Suu Kyi is ...
◆201023 ASEAN Briefing https://bit.ly/2HqlOVk
Five Belt & Road Projects in ASEAN that SME Investors ...
Not all, such as power plants, will be accessible for any additional foreign investment as future management and operation of these ... electric-powered railway under construction in Laos, between the capital Vientiane and the small town of Boten on the border with China ... It is accessible to the Shwe gas field in the Bay of Bengal and possesses oil and gas terminals and pipelines for natural gas and oil.
◆201022 ブルームバーグ https://bit.ly/34jGrLG
中国外務省の趙立堅報道官は北京で20日開いた定例記者会見で、インドは「台湾が関係する問題に慎重かつ適切にアプローチすべきだ」と述べた。 原題： India Considers Taiwan Trade Talks as Both Spar With China (1)（抜粋）. (最終段落に ...
◆201022 現代ビジネス https://bit.ly/31w4DID
12年前の今日（10月22日）、インド宇宙研究機関（Indian Space Research Organisation：ISRO）が開発した月探査機「チャンドラヤーン1号」が打ち上げに成功しました ... 成功すれば、アメリカ、ロシア、中国に次ぐ4ヵ国目となります。
◆201022 Financial Express https://bit.ly/31qtGgn
Coal India production growth no longer in negative territory
Coal offtake till October 20 at 287.19 mts is 4.9% lower compared with the same date last fiscal. “However, we are confident of removing the negative trend in coal offtake by November and grow from there on, especially with thermal power plants ...
◆201022 Centre for Science and Environment https://bit.ly/3jm4lKB
Reducing Co2 Footprints of India's Coal-Based Power
Policies for Clean Coal Power. Despite the growth in renewable power, India continues to be heavily reliant on coal to meet its energy needs. This is unlikely to change in the near future. India's coal power sector contributes nearly 50 per cent ...
◆201022 Times of India https://bit.ly/35jnoAl
Hard actions needed to push coal-fired power plants to meet environmental norms by 2022: CSE
“With 65% of India's coal-fired thermal power plants not moving to meet environmental norms by the deadline of 2022, it has ... managing director, NTPC Ltd, and Anil Sardana, managing director and chief executive officer, Adani Transmission Ltd. ... that the best strategy in the current scenario would be preferential scheduling of electricity from cleaner power stations. We propose that along with renewable energy or 'must-run' plants, a new category of clean coal power plants should ...
◆201022 Technology Times Pakistan https://bit.ly/37xE6P0
Power System Of Pakistan Can Decrease Electricity Cost -
NEPRA has said that existing power system of Pakistan has a potential to decrease the electricity cost by making ... use of pipeline quality gas in open cycle steam turbine thermal power plants, inducting small and medium size solar power ... power plants on part load, ensuring the availability of transmission line to evacuate electricity from most efficient power ... on primary energy being used for power generation, avoiding recoveries of various taxes/fees/levies through electricity bills, ...
◆201022 DAWN.com https://bit.ly/37thv6c
Country to face serious gas shortage in winter, NA told
According to him, the Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL) will face 370 mmcfd shortfall while the Sui ... The energy minister was responding to a question of Shaza Fatima Khawaja, MNA of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz, in the National Assembly. ... captive power of general industry might face gas load curtailments and zero indigenous gas to K-Electric which would be supplied only RLNG ...
◆201022 Profit by Pakistan Today https://bit.ly/2Hf3wXb
PM Imran links country's prosperity with industrial development
The PM took stock of the issues faced by the small industries, including the expensive electricity, and considered various ... Imran Khan observed that expensive power was the main hurdle in the development of small industries, as it ... He also directed the officials to give a final shape to proposals regarding energy issues faced by the industrial sector so that these ... Shakeel I Photographers: Zubair Mehfooz & Imran Gillani I Business, Economic & Financial news by 'Pakistan Today'.
◆201022 Himalayan Times https://bit.ly/35kZLY6
Electricity likely to go to waste for lack of transmission line
Power generated from the most of the hydroelectricity projects, which are in the final phase of construction, is likely to go to waste due to delay in construction of transmission line in Dordi corridor of Lamjung. The projects are facing uncertainty as ...
◆201022 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/2ThL2aB
A book on Nepal's diplomatic story of co-existence
Nevertheless, he does not want to term Nepal as a diplomatic 'power' even in this era of peaceful diplomacy with soft powers. Still, in the chapter called 'conclusion', he concludes, 'Nepal's geographical location between India and China was ...
◆201022 Financial Express https://bit.ly/3dUBUm0
Celebrating India-Bhutan ties: The Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Power Project receives prestigious award
Celebrating India-Bhutan ties: The Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Power Project receives prestigious award ... India has so far constructed four Hydroelectric Projects in Bhutan including the 60 MW Kurichhu HEP; 1020 MW Tala HEP; the ... This is a river project and is located in the Trongsa district of Bhutan, the construction was started in 1012 and was completed in ... The electricity generated by the Project after meeting the energy requirements of Bhutan, the surplus is exported to India.
◆201022 Business Standard https://bit.ly/3o9hH0t
India-assisted Mangdechhu hydroelectric project in Bhutan wins award
The run-of-river power plant, built on the Mangdechhu River in Trongsa Dzongkhag district of central Bhutan at a cost of Rs ... Most of the electricity generated by the plant meets the energy requirements of Bhutan and the surplus electricity is ...
◆201022 Deccan Herald https://bit.ly/2HpQYMp
Sri Lankan government proposes five amendments to the that would bolster President's power
The Sri Lankan government will move as many as five amendments to the proposed 20th Amendment to the ... five amendments moved at the committee stage of the debate,” Udaya Gammanpila, the Minister of Energy told reporters. ... was aimed at giving President Gotabaya Rajapaksa the full executive power over parliamentary checks and balances. ... 'Lost' Thar Desert river found after 172,000 years.
◆201022 ft.lk https://bit.ly/3kkWAWE
Persistence pays: Saluting the 'Father of Hydroelectricity' – An individual making a nation
... Business Cartoon CSR / Events Dining Education Energy Entertainment / Arts Entrepreneurship Environment Financial Services Front Page FT ... Eng. D.J. Wimalasurendra is an illustrious son of Sri Lanka and can rightly be called the 'Father of Hydroelectricity'. ... Rohan in his memorial lecture eluded to the goal of this young engineer – to generate electricity and support an industry base. ... Incidentally he also built the first thermal power station in 1929 – the Stanley Power House.
◆201022 The Diplomat https://bit.ly/2IV6G2D
India and Sri Lanka Complete Bilateral Naval Exercise
India and Sri Lanka concluded the latest iteration of their three-day naval exercise on October 21. ... An Indian defense ministry statement notes that Sri Lanka fielded an offshore patrol vessel and a training ship, while India brought two ... Since coming back to power in 2019, the Rajapaksa brothers (the current president is Mahinda's younger brother, Gotabaya) ... A Nuclear North Korea's Wake-up Call ...
◆201022 Business Today https://bit.ly/3o9ioqB
Mike Pompeo to visit Sri Lanka, Maldives amid rising Chinese influence in region
China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, visited Colombo this month. In recent years, Beijing has increasingly provided financing and construction for critical infrastructure in Sri Lanka and the Maldives, alarming traditional regional power India. Last ...