◆201027 MINING.com https://bit.ly/34xE33Q
Emissions from China coal plants fertilize North Pacific Ocean ...
Researchers from a number of institutions in the US and the UK published a study that states that emissions from coal-fired power plants in China are fertilizing the North Pacific Ocean with a metal nutrient important for marine life. In their ...
◆201027 OilPrice.com https://bit.ly/2HAs1xN
Brazil Becomes One Of China's Top Oil Suppliers
How Hydrogen Will Reshape Global Power Dynamics ... Brazil climbed to number three among China's crude oil suppliers last month thanks to continued purchases by ... The January-September total of Brazilian oil exports to China stood at 33.69 million tons, which equaled about 915,000 ... The state energy company also has plans for a production ramp-up next year. ... Petrobras slashed its planned spending like every other oil and gas company, but production continued to grow ...
◆201027 Metalbulletin.com https://bit.ly/37K6ygQ
Mongolia replaces Australia as top coking coal supplier to China
Mongolia shipped twice as much metallurgical coal to the Chinese market than Australia in September, confirming its position as the key supplier of the steelmaking raw material to China. Mongolia sent 3.89 million tonnes of coking coal to China ...
◆201027 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/3e0MQ1j
Why do so many Asian nations want to be in China's debt?
Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and author of nine books, including "Asian Juggernaut: The Rise of China, India and Japan. ... Next to the port, which is located at the crossroads of the global energy trade, China plans to build a Djibouti-style ... Laos's ambition was to become the battery of Southeast Asia by investing in hydropower development and exporting electricity. ... Beijing's power to dim all lights in Laos leaves little wiggle room for its tiny neighbor, already reeling under its ...
◆201027 Nuclear Engineering https://bit.ly/37JGD8X
China's Fuqing 5 achieves criticality
Unit 5 of China's Fuqing nuclear power plant in Fujian province – a Hualong One reactor – achieved criticality on 21 October, ... CNNC said various commissioning tests will now be carried out before Fuqing 5 is connected to the electricity grid.
◆201027 SankeiBiz https://bit.ly/31L4QYx
◆201027 Mongabay.com https://bit.ly/37GlFb7
Indonesian officials linked to mining and 'dirty energy' firms benefiting from deregulation law
Top Indonesian ministers who pushed for the passage of a deregulation bill that benefits the mining and “dirty energy” industry ... He also linked Puan to the industry, albeit indirectly: her husband, Happy Hapsoro, is affiliated with several oil and gas ... in PT Toba Bara Sejahtra, a company that operates coal mines in Borneo and several coal-fired power plants in Java. ... Rhett standing in a bone dry river bed, facing upriver up into the Andes, calls out to Wade who is many miles away ...
◆201027 Jakarta Post https://bit.ly/2HCcwpi
Govt to issue green energy regulation this year as goals remain elusive - The Jakarta Post
The government has reaffirmed its plans to issue a presidential regulation (Perpres) on renewable energy this year as it ... we will have a presidential regulation on the EBT tariff,” Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry (ESDM) electricity director ... (IEA) urged the government to reform regulations to accommodate investment to boost Indonesia's renewable energy ... He said one of the regulation's pricing mechanisms would be a feed-in tariff for power plants for up to 5 MW of capacity.
◆201027 re:Jerusalem https://bit.ly/31MwYL1
Indonesia Hydropower Market Growing Size & Share with ...
Indonesia Hydropower Market Growing Size & Share with Emerging Trends in the Market Analysis for Forecast Period, 2020-2026 ... a research study report on “Research Report on Indonesia Hydropower Market Size & Share 2020 COVID-19 Updated Analysis and Forecast to 2026” to its research repository. ... Terregra Asia Energy Tbk. PLN; PT Nusantara Infrastructure Tbk; RITZ HYDRO; PT. ... Automotive Transmission Market Size & Share Insights on Growing Applications by 2026.
◆201027 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/3dYyjTM
Philippines weighs starting dormant nuclear plant - Nikkei Asia
MANILA -- A debate is brewing over the introduction of nuclear energy into the Philippines. ... Cusi said at the time that although the existing facility, the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, was in a dormant state, the current economic ... Due to its unstable power supply, the country has one of the highest electricity charges in the region. ... In 2019 it consulted with South Korea's Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power over preliminary investigations to explore the feasibility of small nuclear reactors.
◆201027 Mongabay.com https://bit.ly/3jzj3hr
South Korea's move away from coal leaves a Philippine power ...
The decision puts in limbo the construction of Sual 2, a 1,000-megawatt plant in the Philippines whose construction has been ... Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) will be cleaning up its widely criticized overseas coal energy investments, ... coal power plants] projects, we decided to go ahead with two, and transition the other two to gas or cancel them at this ... The coal-fired thermal station is the largest coal plant on the main island of Luzon and has been online since 1999.
◆201027 INQUIRER.net https://bit.ly/31LaUR2
Preserve territorial sovereignty: No to oil exploration with China
An agreement with China for a joint exploration and development in the gas-rich West Philippine Sea is tantamount to the Philippines giving up its hard-fought territorial sovereignty and will invalidate the victory it had won resoundingly four ...
◆201027 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/31HHpPW
Quinta's rains elevate Angat Dam's water level by almost five ...
Based on the monitoring of the Hydro-Meteorology Division of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), Angat Dam's water level has increased to 198.80 meters on Tuesday from 194.10 ...
◆201026 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/2FYgCan
国際協力機構（ＪＩＣＡ）は23日、ベトナム首都ハノイで、都市鉄道へのシフトで二酸化炭素などの温室効果ガスをどの ... 自動車やバイクに依存する現状からのモーダルシフトが、気候変動対策にもなることを数値化する取り組みとなる。
◆201026 Daily Sun New York https://bit.ly/35yVEHR
カンボジア鉱業・エネルギー省は、中国系ハイナン・スターライト・ケミカルがカンボジアでの製油所の建設に… Read More · hawaiir_yugaku_center · RIZAP · greencard.com · greencardoffice ...
◆201026 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/34r4YOJ
◆201026 NNA ASIA https://bit.ly/3dX2CdC
余剰水力発電で肥料生産、日本企業が調査へ ラオス・マクロ ...
国際協力機構（ＪＩＣＡ）の支援事業の一環となる。 つばめＢＨＢは、東工大教授が発明したエレクトライド触媒を… 関連国・地域 : ラオス／日本.
◆201026 Eleven Myanmar https://bit.ly/3ktCSrS
China to share Mekong data with MRC countries
In an MRC press release, the commission's secretariat CEO An Pich Hatda said infrastructure operations in the basin and tributaries were contributing to river flow changes and fluctuations which can impact communities on the river. More ...
◆201026 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/37UQY27
Cambodia floods put spotlight on risk of trading lakes for land
Floods from the Mekong River and its tributaries annually inundate the landscape in Cambodia and its neighbors, playing a vital role in agriculture, fisheries and the environment. But the recent flash floods, which result from intense downpours ...
◆201026 Nikkei A https://s.nikkei.com/35OLnYvsian Review
Why do so many Asian nations want to be in China's debt?
Next to the port, which is located at the crossroads of the global energy trade, China plans to build a Djibouti-style ... Laos's ambition was to become the battery of Southeast Asia by investing in hydropower development and exporting electricity. ... Laos, given how China's heavy upstream damming of the Mekong River is already contributing to depleted river levels and ... Beijing's power to dim all lights in Laos leaves little wiggle room for its tiny neighbor, already reeling under its ...
◆201026 sggpnews https://bit.ly/3joPr6k
Development project of Mekong Delta interdisciplinary ...
... and operate interdisciplinary database system for the Mekong Delta on the basis of implementing integrated solutions, connectivity, sharing, linking databases between ministries, central agencies, localities, the Mekong River Commission of ...
◆201026 Xinhua https://bit.ly/3jr6V25
Feature: China-Laos cooperation projects bring better life to ...
In Laos' Borikhamxay Province, the construction of the 650-MW Nam Theun 1 Hydropower Plant on a tributary of the Mekong river is progressing smoothly. Vanphen Vongnalin, head of the Nakheua Village where the power station is located, has experiences in auto repair and he now ... "We used to pay to cross the nearby river by boat to go to Vientiane. ... Ken Xaiyavong, 53, runs a gasoline station near the Hongshi cement plant, and he said, "The gas station was built when the ...
◆201026 The Mainichi https://bit.ly/3jslthF
Thai Parliament meets to debate political protest tensions
BANGKOK (AP) -- Thailand's Parliament began a special session Monday that was called to address tensions as ... The protesters allege Prayuth, who led a coup in 2014 as the army chief, was returned to power unfairly in last year's election ...
◆201026 Powell River Peak https://bit.ly/3kw0M61
Thai Parliament holds special session as protests continue
Prayuth, who led a coup in 2014 as the army chief, is disliked by the protestors as they say he was returned to power unfairly in last year's election because laws had been changed to favour a pro-military party. The protesters also say the ...
◆201026 The Straits Times https://bit.ly/2HClxOE
Pressure mounting on South Korea to exit Vietnam coal project
SEOUL - Pressure is mounting on South Korea to exit a multimillion-dollar coal project in Vietnam, with a consortium of 21 ... Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) to go ahead with the Vung Ang 2 coal project in Vietnam, which came just weeks after ... They include Kepco, Samsung C&T, Mitsubishi Corporation, General Electric, and Energy China GPEC. ... "As the world is gearing up to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the face of the climate crisis, the country needs to move ...
◆201026 Energy Voice https://bit.ly/3dUue36
UK chases Asia's largest offshore wind farm in Vietnam ...
The UK proposes to help develop one of the world's largest offshore wind projects in Vietnam, where the market is expected to boom. ... Enterprize Energy is working towards getting its proposed scheme included in Vietnam's national power development plan. This would be a major step towards getting final investment approval with a view to starting electricity generation by ... Should it go ahead as planned, the wind farm would stand out as the biggest renewable energy project ever ...
◆201026 Saurenergy https://bit.ly/2TnmInQ
APAC's RE Capacity to Grow to 815 GW in 2025, led by Solar ...
The installed capacity of renewable energy (RE) in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is set for a major boost in the next ... The frontrunner in this growth will be solar energy, whose regional capacity will nearly double to 382 GW from 215 GW in ... China's three biggest NOCs – Petrochina, Sinopec and CNOOC – are also looking to diversify into wind and hydrogen power. In Vietnam, PetroVietnam has announced an ambitious target of 100 megawatt (MW) renewable capacity by 2025 and ...
◆201026 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/3moEELe
China trade pressure sends Australia 'wake-up call' to diversify
Automobiles · Consumer Industries · Energy · Finance · Health Care & Pharma · Industrials · Property & Services · Startups ... China has either slowed or stopped imports of Australian cotton and coal in recent weeks. ... to sell into the world's second biggest economy -- to start seriously developing new markets from Indonesia to Vietnam, Bangladesh and India. ... friction between them, the bulk of Australia's exports -- comprising iron ore, coal and natural gas -- have continued to grow.
◆201026 The Phnom Penh Post https://bit.ly/3dYKdwY
Gov't approves over $830M worth of electricity projects
The 150MW Stung Tatai Leu dam will be built on the upper reaches of the Tatai River in Koh Kong province's northern Thma ... A 199.52km-long 500kV transmission line project connecting Phnom Penh to the Cambodia-Lao border will also be ... registration certificate to Oddormeanchey Power Industrial Co Ltd (OPI) for its $294.3 million 265MW coal-fired power ... General Department of Energy director-general Victor Jona told The Post that the projects were part of a master plan to ...
◆201026 Voice of America https://bit.ly/2G3EM3s
India Gives Submarine to Myanmar Amid Growing Chinese Footprint in Indian Ocean Countries
“And many of the small countries now believe that submarines represent a technological upgrade for their navies and give them some biting power,” he said. The website of Myanmar's military's commander in chief, Senior General Min Aung ...
◆201026 Zee News https://bit.ly/3otCOuj
Myanmar army launches Operation Sunrise-3 to crackdown insurgent groups at Indo-Myanmar border
Infantry units of the Myanmar army is also carrying out operation towards the eastern side of Manipur river," said an Indian Security officer aware of these developments. The Operation Sunrise-3 of the Myanmar Army in the Sagaing Division is ...
◆201026 The Star Online https://bit.ly/35z3mlh
Laos: Cooperation with China bring better life to Lao people
VIENTIANE, Oct 26 (Xinhua): About 200 km southeast from the Lao capital Vientiane sits a busy hydropower plant ... the construction of the 650-MW Nam Theun 1 Hydropower Plant on a tributary of the Mekong river is progressing smoothly. Vanphen Vongnalin, head of the Nakheua Village where the power station is located, has experiences in auto repair and he now ... Ken Xaiyavong, 53, runs a gasoline station near the Hongshi cement plant, and he said, "The gas station was built ...
◆201026 Khmer Times https://bit.ly/37L5pWa
Tatai Loeu river hydropower dam project approved
The Council of Ministers on Friday approved the development of a 150-megawatt Tatai Loeu river hydropower project ... electricity at a 150-megawatt power building, located 13 kilometres below Kep River dam via an underground tunnel, it said. ... A Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Victor Jona told Khmer Times yesterday that Tatai Loeu river hydropower ... electricity transmission line from Phnom Penh to the Cambodia-Laos border and a 107 km line from Battambang to the ...
◆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 ...