◆201026 Reuters https://reut.rs/37DJ8JW
Brazil soars to China's No. 3 crude oil supplier in Sept
BEIJING/SINGAPORE, Oct 25 (Reuters) - Brazil jumped to China's third-biggest crude oil supplier in September, import data showed on Sunday, as China's independent refiners scooped up cheap supplies of the South American exporter's ...
◆201026 The New York Times https://nyti.ms/3kuEYaU
Questions and Answers About the Bidens and a Deal in China
There is nothing illegal about doing business in China or with Chinese partners; Mr. Trump long pursued deals in China, had a partnership with a ... Biden and James Biden were involved in negotiations about a joint venture with a Chinese energy and finance company called CEFC China Energy. ... CEFC focused on trading oil futures and securing the rights to overseas oil fields in strife-torn places like Chad, South Sudan and Iraq. ... A Chinese Tycoon Sought Power and Influence.
◆201026 NHK WORLD https://bit.ly/3mmAyU6
China highlights Korean War effort against US
President Xi Jinping said at a ceremony on Friday in Beijing to commemorate the war that it took place at a time when China was still poor, and the United States was a great military power. But he said the forces of China and North Korea ...
◆201026 gcaptain.com https://bit.ly/34xPmt3
China Buyers Plan To Quadruple LNG Terminal Capacity
LNG imports by firms which are not state majors seen rising 40% in 2020- SIA Energy ... like Guangzhou Gas, Shenzhen Gas, and Guangdong Energy hold small stakes in LNG facilities operated by China National Offshore Oil Company.
◆201026 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/3orFCs4
３Ｑ投資額、ＦＤＩが３四半期ぶり増加 インドネシア ...
◆201026 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/3okzulg
太平洋構想強化へ協力推進、日比防衛相が会談 フィリピン ...
◆201026 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/35AH1DR
China and India demand boosts palm oil price despite EU ...
Indonesia and Malaysia account for 90% of global supply. The surge in the price reflects the rapidly recovering demand from India and China, the world's two biggest consumers of ...
◆201026 http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ https://bit.ly/2TmgjJC
Indonesia to reduce exports of unprocessed coal
Jakarta (VNA) – Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered his cabinet ministers to set a target of reducing ... The Indonesian government aims to partially replace imports of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) used by Indonesians as fuel with dimethyl ether (DME) made from coal. ... Most of Indonesia's coal is exported, with the rest mainly used in power generation. ... of the yearly plan, according to the General Department of Minerals and Coal under the Indonesian Ministry of Energy ...
◆201026 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/35wPA2F
Ipo Dam conducts emergency water discharges
Water level in Ipo Dam has reached its spilling level prompting authorities to conduct emergency water discharges starting 12 ... The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) has issued a ... Residents living along the low-lying areas and in communities near Angat River, particularly Norzagaray, Angat, San Rafael ... the coming months, and to end the currently ongoing poliovirus transmission and re-circulation in the country,” he added.
◆201026 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/31GNBry
EU allots P3.76 B for PH green financing
According to Wiersing, the P3.76 billion fund under EU's Access to Sustainable Energy Programme “responds to the Philippines' goal to increase energy access, promote renewable energy sources to decrease the use of polluting power ...
◆201026 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/3kAilSA
Why Asia has little to fear from a Joe Biden White House
Kim Jong Un will miss Donald Trump's coddling as he raised North Korea's nuclear weapons game. Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte will lose a soul brother committed to poking global institutions. ... But the void he created and the ways he wrecked America's soft power accelerated Beijing's geopolitical ascent. ... new tech jobs at home in sectors like electric vehicles, fifth generation, or 5G, mobile networks, artificial intelligence and renewable energy over lassoing them from Asia.
◆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 ...
◆201026 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/37HAQko
China and India demand boosts palm oil price despite EU ...
TOKYO/JAKARTA -- Palm oil prices are rising, due to recovering demand from China and India and labor shortages in producing countries as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The index price on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange ...
◆201026 EnerCom Inc. https://bit.ly/34t0wiv
India may see $206 bn investment in oil and gas in next 8-10 ...
... 360 Publishers Note: An excellent piece talking about the leaders in India trying to have a “Balanced Diet of Power” . ... The country's oil and natural gas sector is likely to see investment to the tune of $206 billion during the next eight to ten years. With Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the top global executives at the India Energy Forum by CERA Week on ... “The share of renewable in electricity capacity has significantly gone up now to 22 per cent from around 10 per cent in ...
◆201026 Times of India https://bit.ly/2HEEm3G
India should be bigger than China in power and scope: Mohan Bhagwat
NAGPUR: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said India needs to grow bigger than China in terms of shakti and vypati (power and scope), adding the world knows that country's expansionist designs.
◆201026 Wall Street Journal https://on.wsj.com/2TlU1rz
U.S., India Expected to Sign Military Pact as China Prompts Closer Ties
Besides India, Mr. Pompeo is visiting Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Indonesia. The enhanced cooperation with New Delhi comes at a time of heightened tensions between India and China along their Himalayan border, where the nuclear-armed ...
◆201026 DAWN.com https://bit.ly/3jvyhns
A crude quandary for Gulf states and Pakistan
The International Energy Agency in September cut its outlook for worldwide oil demand to 91.7 million barrels per day (bpd) for the year, a daily contraction of 8.4m barrels, year-on-year, and more than the contraction of 8.1m predicted in the ...
◆201026 ReliefWeb https://bit.ly/35zyt0g
ADB Approves $50 Million Assistance to Address Flooding in ...
The Priority River Basins Flood Risk Management Project supports the Government of Nepal's National Water Plan, 2002–2027, in reducing personal, social, and economic losses from water-induced disasters by blending ...
◆201026 The Citizen https://bit.ly/3dXJw76
China Takes Long Steps in Nepal
When Nepal and China signed ten agreements in Beijing in 2016 just after the Indian economic blockade on ... The idea may have thrived in Europe and North America but in Nepal's relations with India it has faced strong ... to deliver on its promises of development, wasting energy rather on trying to keep Nepal from Chinese influence. ... To counter China, India has begun completing a few projects such as a cross-border oil pipeline, power and transmission lines.
◆201026 Himalayan Times https://bit.ly/3ktzGMF
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 ...
◆201026 Kashmir Observer https://bit.ly/2IVAc8j
Flash Flood Warning System For South Asian Countries ...
The system will enable the member countries — India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan — issue impact-based ... The IMD has highly advanced capabilities with respect to computing power, numerical weather prediction, vast ...
◆201026 The Financial Express BD https://bit.ly/35v7enC
Regional cooperation essential to implementing the SDGs in Asia
The complex task of providing access to affordable and clean energy is still at a preliminary stage in Asia. ... South Asia and Southeast Asia, both are on track in terms of the electricity indicator but in the case of primary reliance on clean energy sources such as solar, wind, or thermal, ... have started mainstreaming the SDGs into an existing or new framework (e.g. Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Bhutan).
◆201026 Voice of America https://bit.ly/3mppdlU
US-India Talks Come Amid Heightened China Tensions
Besides New Delhi, the top U.S. diplomat is also traveling to Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Indonesia from October 25-30. ... and challenges in the Indo-Pacific: economic space and energy collaboration, people-to-people ties, and defense and security ... China has invested billions of dollars in Sri Lanka in a string of infrastructure projects, from oil refineries and highways to a strategic port that it now operates.
◆201026 Pledge Times https://bit.ly/3mnsdj2
After Sri Lanka, China's next victim is another neighbor of ...
After Sri Lanka, China's next victim is another neighbor of India, dragon in preparation for occupation. Bhavi Mandalia ... Second, he relies on the Strait of Malacca to meet his energy needs. With the help of this corridor, he wants to import oil and gas directly from the Indian Ocean to his country. Simultaneously ... New country trapped in China's debt trap, had to pay its power grid. Myanmar prohibits ...
◆201026 Reuters India https://reut.rs/3dUT02U
In Asia next week, Pompeo expected to bolster allies against China
As part of an intensifying pushback against China's growing economic and military power in the region, Pompeo will also travel to Sri Lanka and the Maldives, two Indian Ocean countries struggling with a mountain of Chinese debt incurred to ...