◆201024 S&P Global https://bit.ly/35rN3qx
Analysis: China's import halt of Australian met coal could ...
Singapore — Seaborne metallurgical coal prices have fallen sharply since China moved to temporarily halt Australian coal imports in early October as the implied surplus weighing on the global market in the fourth quarter is priced in.
◆201024 PreventionWeb https://bit.ly/3jshphz
China provides the Mekong River Commission with year ...
“This agreement is a landmark in the history of China-MRC cooperation,” Dr An Pich Hatda, the MRC Secretariat Chief Executive Officer, said at the signing ceremony. He added that as water infrastructure operations in the basin and tributaries ...
◆201024 NHK WORLD https://bit.ly/3dRsZBA
Nuclear treaty now 1 short of 50 members
The treaty, which is designed to take effect 90 days after gaining a 50th ratification, would be the first to prohibit nuclear weapons. Nuclear powers including the United States, Russia and China have not joined. Japan, which relies on the US ...
◆201024 Foreign Policy https://bit.ly/3jpffza
India Has Good Reason to Give Up Its No-First-Strike Nuclear Doctrine. But the State of Its Arsenal Suggests That It Won't.
Ever since 1998, when the country went nuclear, New Delhi has rejected the idea of initiating the use of such weapons in any ... Second, China and India are embroiled in military scuffling in the Western Himalayas, where the Chinese army has ... power and Beijing's, publicly adopting a first-use doctrine would communicate both power and resolve on India's part. ... But under P.N. Haksar, the principal secretary to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the Department of Atomic Energy stood ...
◆201024 Offshore Technology https://bit.ly/2Htq9a3
CNOOC starts production from Bozhong 19-6 gas field ...
China's state-owned offshore oil and gas major CNOOC has started production from the offshore Bozhong 19-6 condensate gas field pilot area ... The wellhead platform will fully use the existing processing facilities of the Bozhong 13-1 oil field. ... area development project has laid a solid foundation for the overall development later on and will provide low-carbon and safe energy for Bohai Rim Region.
◆201024 Record China https://bit.ly/3jrxPqk
記事は、菅首相が20日に、インドネシアで同国のジョコ大統領と会談し、会談後の記者発表会で新型コロナウイルスによって受けた大きな経済的打撃を踏まえ、500億円の円借款を供与することを表明したと伝えた。 そして、このニュースに ...
◆201024 ThinkGeoEnergy https://bit.ly/2TiOG46
State-owned enterprises still dominating geothermal ...
State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) continue to dominate geothermal energy development in Indonesia. However, this does not mean that BUMN companies do not face obstacles in developing geothermal-based power plants. ... sector was initially the result of government policies and preferences, although in the 1980s foreign private oil and gas companies also entered the geothermal business.
◆201024 The Business Times https://bit.ly/34mB2TT
Indonesia president orders ministers to target lower exports of raw coal
Energy & Commodities ... [JAKARTA] Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Friday ordered his Cabinet ministers to set a target to reduce ... Indonesia, the world's biggest thermal coal exporter, should quickly develop a domestic industry to upgrade, liquefy and gasify its coal, the president said. ... The president asked ministers to determine how much of Indonesia's coal should be processed into gas, ...
◆201024 manilastandard.net https://bit.ly/3mlK9KT
'Unilateral' lifting of moratorium
"It seems the Philippines is complicating our joint venture agreement to our disadvantage." Last week, President Duterte announced he would be lifting the moratorium to explore oil and gas in the disputed areas of the South China Sea (SCS).
◆201024 The Manila Times https://bit.ly/31DQidl
Why the Nationally Determined Contribution is key to PH development – The Manila Times
In October 2015, the Philippines communicated its intended NDC to the United Nations Framework Convention on ... Plan, National Framework Strategy on Climate Change, National Climate Change Action Plan, Philippine Energy Plan, and ...
◆201024 Rappler https://bit.ly/3jodUIX
Duterte 'government is afraid of the truth' – veteran journalists
Sheila Coronel, co-founder of the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism and the director at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at ... “This government is afraid it would be held to account when there's a new government that is in power that is not friendly to [them],” she said. ... The case of ABS-CBN has seen the whole gamut of disinformation, gas lighting, demonization, etc,” Reyes said.
◆201024 INQUIRER.net https://bit.ly/31CTG8k
Fitch: Shell refinery shutdown spells gloom for vulnerable PH
The shutdown of the Shell refinery took out about two-fifths of oil refining capacity in the Philippines. ... 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 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.
◆201024 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan https://bit.ly/34pPPNS
10月23日、午後3時50分から20分間、茂木敏充外務大臣は、訪日中のフィリップ・デービッドソン米インド太平洋軍司令官（Admiral Philip S. Davidson, Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command）の表敬を受けたところ、概要は以下のとおり ...
◆201024 Foreign Policy https://bit.ly/34rBRel
India Has Good Reason to Give Up Its No-First-Strike Nuclear Doctrine. But the State of Its Arsenal Suggests That It Won't.
Ever since 1998, when the country went nuclear, New Delhi has rejected the idea of initiating the use of such weapons in any conflict scenario. ... power and Beijing's, publicly adopting a first-use doctrine would communicate both power and resolve on India's part. ... But under P.N. Haksar, the principal secretary to Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, the Department of Atomic Energy stood firm against the idea.
◆201024 Business Standard https://bit.ly/37yrWpf
Indias air quality filthy despite decline in energy consumption
The burning of fossil fuel, including coal for power generation and use of petroleum products in transport, is a major source of air pollution in India. Consumption..... TO READ THE FULL STORY, SUBSCRIBE NOW AT JUST Rs 1499 A YEAR ...
◆201024 Hindustan Times https://bit.ly/3okYMzK
India - US relations is independent of political parties in power: Tharoor
India and the United States will give extraordinary importance to their relations despite the fact that which political party is in power in both the nations, said Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. Speaking at the Public Affair Forum of India's (PAFI) ...
◆201024 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/3oj556W
Power Politics and Democracy in Pakistan
The agenda of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) was set to overthrow the “selected” but not “elected” government of PTI's government under the leadership of Imran khan. PDM comprises of different activities like Parties corner meetings, ...
◆201024 Profit by Pakistan Today https://bit.ly/3ojSJeN
PM likely to announce energy relief for industrial sector
The PM has assured the business community of a “good news” regarding power tariff, said industrialists who met with the ... Imran Khan noted that expensive electricity was a major hurdle in industrial growth, making Pakistan uncompetitive in the regional market. ... To facilitate this industry, the government must ensure ease of doing business, reduce the cost of inputs like raw material, electricity and gas, ...
◆201024 Khabarhub https://bit.ly/2HtVtVZ
Energy minister directs to ensure regular, reliable and effective electricity
KATHMANDU: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation Barsha Man Pun has directed the Nepal Electricity Authorities to ensure that power supply is regular, reliable and effective during the Bada Dashain festival. In a meeting today ...
◆201024 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/3ojSVL3
Do not panic, we are Chinese: China's response to the ...
Economy · Energy · Science & Technology · Tourism · Reports ... the number of sick people, the Government has decided to delegate to the Regions' Governors the power to implement measures to limit individual ... image source: Chinese Embassy in Nepal ... oppose India's membership to the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and block India's efforts to get Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar admitted ...
◆201024 Defence Aviation Post https://bit.ly/3kpDfnj
New Delhi must warn Oli govt. Allowing China to use Nepal for ...
Another media report says that China has occupied six hectares of land near Bhagdare Khola (river) area and substantial land in a relatively less inhabited Liho area in Karnali in Humla district. Besides, there are reports that Chinese soldiers ...
◆201024 International Water Power and Dam Construction https://bit.ly/3dRg02M
Mangdechhu project wins the Brunel Medal - International ...
The run-of-the-river Mangdechhu hydroelectric project has a capacity of 720MW and is located on on Mangdechhu river in Bhutan. It is one of the ten hydroelectric projects being developed as part of the Royal Government of Bhutan's initiative ...
◆201024 India Legal https://bit.ly/2Hlwpkt
Ending China's days of expansionism with the Quad
This was followed in 2017 by the Doklam incident in the Bhutan controlled area on the Sino-Bhutan border. ... The Chinese have since April 2020 continued intruding into the area controlled by India especially on the west bank of the Galwan river. ... be it in common passages for shipping, sharing common bounties of the region, such as fishery or oil or exploration of ... Further, the US has condemned Beijing's bullying tactics to control international energy rich waters for its own gains ...
◆201024 The Mainichi https://bit.ly/3krXKj0
Sri Lanka Parliament votes to strengthen presidential power
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lanka's Parliament by a large majority has approved a constitutional amendment concentrating powers under President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and reversing reforms a previous government had made to curb ...
◆201024 The Guardian https://bit.ly/3krasyC
Sri Lanka president tightens grip with constitutional changes
Sri Lanka's parliament has approved constitutional changes that give more power to the president, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, leading to fears the authoritarian leader will strengthen his hold on the country. The constitutional amendment, which ...
◆201024 MENAFN.COM https://bit.ly/3mfWYpV
Norway to increase development assistance to Sri Lanka
Norfund prioritizes investments in four investment areas that includes, clean energy, financial Institutions, green ... But also he revealed that Norfund will target for investing in small scale hydro power projects in Sri Lanka in the near future.
◆201024 Reuters https://reut.rs/2TnNYTo
In Asia next week, Pompeo expected to bolster allies against China
As part of an intensifying pushback against China's economic and military power in the region, Pompeo will also travel to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, two key Indian Ocean countries that are struggling with a mountain of Chinese debt incurred ...
◆201024 Aljazeera.com https://bit.ly/2HlxLM5
China says US bullying countries to pick sides
In 2017, Sri Lanka signed over control of a Chinese-financed port and land around it to Beijing after incurring heavy losses, to the alarm of the US and regional power, India. Source : News Agencies. More from News. US to base Coast Guard ...