◆201025 China.org.cn https://on.china.cn/2HvCn1K
China's power generation up in September_china.org.cn
According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the growth rate was 1.5 percentage points lower than that of August. Thermal power production edged up 0.2 percent year on year in September, while power generated by nuclear plants and ...
◆201025 NHK WORLD https://bit.ly/2Hsfqwp
UN nuclear ban treaty to go into effect in 90 days
It will go into effect on January 22, 2021, 90 days after the 50th ratification. The five major nuclear powers, including the US, Russia and China, and countries such as Japan that fall under the US nuclear umbrella have not joined ...
◆201025 India Today https://bit.ly/2Hw3QRj
How China has been upping its nuclear arsenal while preaching peace to the world
So does China really want a world without nuclear arms? India Today OSINT team tries to get the answer to this pertinent question. Conventional missile power. The US Department of Defence (DoD) Report on Chinese Military Power 2020 ...
◆201025 NBC News https://nbcnews.to/2HvHSgT
Tiny Taiwan caught in the middle as U.S. and China battle for supremacy
TAIPEI, Taiwan — As China challenges the global dominance of the United States, tiny Taiwan finds itself stuck, rather ... "We don't want to be manipulated or caught in a great power competition." ... supply chains away from China to Taiwan, and has announced an economic dialogue focused on technology, energy and ...
◆201025 The Japan Times https://bit.ly/31CFGeA
China's ambition to involve Hong Kong in economic zone ...
The leadership of Chinese President Xi Jinping has apparently been “aiming to achieve growth while strengthening the power of the Communist Party, with economic tensions with the United States escalating,” a diplomatic source said. Beijing ...
◆201025 The Sunday Guardian https://bit.ly/2IYnxBv
Middle East is benefitting from China-US tensions
All six GCC countries are playing a careful diplomatic game with the US and China, believing that they could be uniquely ... China is already the largest direct investor in the region, the largest purchaser of regional oil and the largest trading ... Most of the world's power in technology and finance emanated from America at the time, but nowadays China has plenty of ... treating Iran as a pariah following America's unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, a more subtle China is ...
◆201025 Anadolu Agency https://bit.ly/3ks59id
Indonesia maintains both support for Palestine, ties with UAE
An Indonesian expert on international relations has said despite its close relationship with the UAE, Indonesia, should not let this affect its ... worth 314.9 trillion Indonesian rupiah ($22.89 billion), which will be realized for various sectors, such as energy, oil and gas, petrochemicals, ... "If our country follows the UAE's step, then Indonesia's bargaining power to Israel will decrease," Shofwan explained.
◆201025 Rappler https://bit.ly/37KcFSp
Lifting of West Philippine Sea moratorium tests Duterte's ...
The South China Sea is estimated to hold 11 billion barrels of oil and 190 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in proved and probable reserves, according to United States Energy Information Administration (EIA). It's not certain how much of these ...
◆201025 Rappler https://bit.ly/3orrAXh
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.
◆201025 The Star Online https://bit.ly/37Bow52
Laos completes 98th joint patrol on Mekong River as many in ...
VIENTIANE, Oct 24, (Vientiane Times/ANN): The 98th Mekong River joint patrol by China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand concluded on Friday (Oct 23), with three Chinese law-enforcement vessels returning home to port. A total of 115 law ...
◆201025 The Mainichi https://bit.ly/3miapFQ
Thai PM repeats calls for calm ahead of protesters' deadline
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand's government and the country's pro-democracy movement appeared no closer to resolving ... The protesters charge that Prayuth, who as then-army commander led a 2014 coup, was returned to power unfairly in last ...
◆201025 The New York Times https://nyti.ms/35zPkzQ
Bangkok Is Engulfed by Protests. What’s Driving Them?
BANGKOK — Protests in Thailand that began as a student-led revolt against the military's influence on the classroom ... the overhaul of a Constitution he pushed through that took power from citizens and created an appointed Senate; and ...
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◆201025 Bangkok Post https://bit.ly/2HvAja0
Chao Phraya River set to rise, but Bangkok flooding 'risk is low ...
The Royal Irrigation Department (RID) has warned of rising water levels in the Chao Phraya River but played down flooding risks in ... The Chao Phraya barrage dam, meanwhile, has continued to receive more water from the Chao Phraya and Sakae Krang rivers. ... The Thai Meteorological Department yesterday reported a high-pressure system from China in the central and eastern regions, causing the ...
◆201025 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/2TmXkhZ
Yoshihide Suga's Official Trip: What Does He Expect from ...
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's certainly understands the political importance of continuity, especially in Southeast Asia. Suga making a first stop in Hanoi, Vietnam and his second visit in Jakarta, Indonesia. Southeast Asian countries as key ...
◆201025 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/2HBZMig
Vietnam's Coastline Urgently Needs New Resilience ...
The coastline of Vietnam is increasingly exposed to natural disasters, resulting in significant human and economic losses, but current risk management measures prove inadequate. A new resilience development strategy is urgently needed ...
◆201025 http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ https://bit.ly/2ToCeji
Power consumption rises as economy recovers from pandemic
Hanoi (VNS/VNA) — Power consumption increased significantly in September as the economy started to find its feet after COVID-19 was successfully contained in Vietnam, according to a recent report by Electricity of Vietnam (EVN). ... falling 16.56 percent, coal-fired power plants accounted for 97.29 billion kWh, an increase of 10.5 percent, and oil-fired power produced ... It has broken ground on 107 power projects this year and put into operation 100 110-500kV transmission lines./.
◆201025 Tasnim News Agency https://bit.ly/3e6D7H3
US to Base Coast Guard Ships in Western Pacific to Tackle China
Describing the US as a Pacific power, the statement added that China's “illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, and ... accusing the Chinese military of having sunk a Vietnamese fishing boat, harassing Malaysian oil and gas vessels and ...
◆201025 Khmer Times https://bit.ly/2FVtSwr
Cabinet approves Stung Tatai Leu hydropower dam ...
The 150-megawatt Stung Tatai Leu hydropower dam development project was endorsed during the plenary Cabinet ... At the same time, the Cabinet Ministers approved the 500-kilovolt transmission line development projects from Phnom Penh to Cambodia-Laos border and from ... of Mines and Energy, previously said that the 150-megawatt hydropower dam is located upstream of the Tatay River or ...
◆201025 thenortheasttoday.com https://bit.ly/2TkL9lZ
Northeast India: From 'fractured frontier' to 'prosperous frontiers'
Northeast is land-surplus and water-surplus, but it continues to be power deficient and food deficient. ... fruit and vegetables not only to the Southern and eastern states of India but also to Bangladesh, Myanmar, Bhutan and even Nepal. ... The hydrocarbon reserves in Nagaland may increase India's on-shore oil and natural gas production potential by 75 per cent. ... potential deposits of Platinum Group of Elements (PGE), quartzite deposits, granite, limestone and renewable energy.
◆201025 Global Voices Kenya https://bit.ly/2Tn11nV
Myanmar 2020 election: ‘A critical moment in the consolidation of democratic transition’
Sean Dunne (SD): The 2015 elections were really a watershed moment for Myanmar's democratic transition with the opening of space for political competition and the peaceful transfer of power to the main opposition party. As is often the case ...
◆201025 The Irrawaddy News Magazine https://bit.ly/3kt5y43
Irrawaddy Business Roundup
This week, Myanmar's government investment agency inked an agreement with the European Chamber of Commerce ... Moreover, investors from Hong Kong said they are interested in investing in Myanmar despite coronavirus. ... The ministry said Hong Kong investors are seeking new opportunities to invest in various sectors in Myanmar, particularly energy, transport, banking and finance, retail and ...
◆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 ...