◆201028 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/34zGh2B
China plans to phase out conventional gas-burning cars by ...
Tesla's China-made Model 3s appear at the automaker's Shanghai factory. China's latest new-energy goals are expected to give a lift to other automakers as well, like Japan's Toyota Motor. SHUNSUKE TABETA, ...
◆201028 South China Morning Post https://bit.ly/34DYrAB
China looks to Mongolia for coal after Australia import ban
Beijing's ban on Australian coal has resulted in increasing imports from Mongolia, meaning the country could retake its position as China's top supplier; But Chinese users could bear brunt of the Australian ban due to higher costs for ...
◆201028 Daily Express https://bit.ly/3jy1Dlh
Space BOMBSHELL: US deporting Chinese nuclear weapon scientist ‘stupidest thing ever'
CHINA'S most celebrated rocket scientist, who helped Beijing launch its first satellite and acquire nuclear weapons, was previously deported from the United States following accusations of spying. By James Bickerton. 00:25, Wed, Oct 28, ...
◆201028 The National Interest Online https://bit.ly/31KZI6H
Russia and China's Nuclear Weapons are Becoming More Dangerous
The U.S. must massively “revise” its nuclear weapons-oriented 21st-Century Strategic Deterrence Theory to reinvigorate its arsenal of current and future weapons of mass destruction as a way to stay in front of fast-modernizing rivals, the ...
◆201028 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/3kBgZH9
US election: Trump's China policy is here to stay, no matter ...
In China's powerful ministries and prestigious think tanks, I had fully expected the elite disdain for Trump and his hardball tactics that prevailed in Washington would be mirrored in Beijing. But rather than scorn, the opposite turned out to be the ...
◆201028 Quartz https://bit.ly/2HDh3HR
What a Trump or Biden win means for China's ambitions
But the question of how China benefits the most from this US presidential election may not be as simple as a zero-sum trade-off between a Trump and a Joe Biden administration. “Really what [Beijing wants] is for there to be a divide within the ...
◆201028 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/35yuOj2
Suga walks tightrope between US and China
It was envisioned as a counterweight to China's Belt and Road regional infrastructure initiative. The goal was to promote cooperation among countries that share values including the rule of law and the market economy, to curb what critics see as ...
◆201028 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/3ovFEPD
Philippines weighs starting dormant nuclear plant - Nikkei Asia
MANILA -- A debate is brewing over the introduction of nuclear energy into the Philippines. President Rodrigo Duterte decided recently to explore the feasibility of using nuclear power by establishing a cross-ministerial organization. The move ...
◆201028 Aljazeera.com https://bit.ly/3muwqkM
Philippines: About 3,000 Chinese expelled in $830m ‘visa scam’
Philippines: About 3,000 Chinese expelled in $830m 'visa scam'. The Bureau of Immigration says 'erring Chinese' nationals deported for violating the conditions of their stay amid brewing bribery allegations.
◆201028 The Organization for World Peace https://bit.ly/2HK6e6U
China Facing Tensions With The US, Taiwan, And The ...
Foreign relations with Taiwan, the Philippines, and the United States have been growing tenser with some actions by each country seen as escalation. Monday, Philippine Navy Chief Vice Adm. Giovanni Carlo Bacordo of the declared that a ...
◆201028 Bangkok Post https://bit.ly/3oxwpOO
Suga seeks alliance with Indonesia, Vietnam
Japan's Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga recently visited Vietnam and Indonesia with a view to pursuing the East Asian powers' "free and open Indo-Pacific" strategy. Mr Suga made the first stop in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Oct 19, and subsequently ...
◆201028 Jakarta Post https://bit.ly/34zymm8
[INSIGHT] China-Indonesia ties: Surge forward with the tide of ...
This year marks the 70th anniversary of China-Indonesia diplomatic ties. Looking back at the past seven decades, our two countries have achieved tremendous growth in bilateral ties and established comprehensive strategic partnership. Now ...
◆201028 Business Mirror https://bit.ly/34zJQGk
Locsin: PHL to keep strong ties with both US and China ...
THE Philippines will keep its independent foreign policy, because it needs to sustain good relations with rival powers United States and China, while always asserting, first and foremost, its national interest, especially on issues in the South ...
◆201028 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/3kDOsRk
Thailand latest: ultraroyalists protest in front of US embassy
Thailand's government faces a persistent protest movement that is bringing thousands into the streets to call for the resignation of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha and his cabinet, constitutional changes drafted by representatives of the ...
◆201028 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/3muY2q8
Thailand's PTT squeezes Shell and Exxon with gas station ...
BANGKOK -- Energy group PTT aims to extend its already wide lead in Thailand's filling station market with a 30% increase in locations, adding to concerns that the state-owned company is throttling private-sector competition. PTT plans to ...
◆201028 UN News https://bit.ly/3murqN0
'Serious concerns' over rights situation in Myanmar ahead of ...
The UN human rights office (OHCHR) voiced “serious concerns” on Tuesday over the situation in Myanmar – including rights violations and proliferation of hateful speech against minority communities – as the country prepares for general ...
◆201028 The Mainichi https://bit.ly/37OGaCC
Vietnam evacuating low-lying areas as strong typhoon nears
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) -- Vietnam scrambled Tuesday to evacuate more than a million people in its central lowlands as a strong typhoon approached while some regions are still dealing with the aftermath of recent killer floods, state media said.
◆201028 Anadolu Agency https://bit.ly/2J5Qxr6
UN fears rights violations in Myanmar general vote
GENEVA. The UN Rights Office on Tuesday voiced serious human rights concerns ahead of Myanmar's general elections in November and the participation of minority groups including Rohingya Muslims. Ravina Shamdasani, a ...
◆201028 Foreign Policy https://bit.ly/37JmCPX
Myanmar's Elections Won't Be Democratic Under Aung San ...
On Oct. 16, Myanmar's election commission canceled upcoming elections in nine of 17 townships in conflict-torn Rakhine state. ... After the NLD won in a landslide five years ago, many observers anticipated a liberal shift in Myanmar after decades of military rule. ... In nearby Cambodia, Prime Minister Hun Sen is still asking for patience for its democratic transition as he approaches 36 years in power.
◆201028 Khmer Times https://bit.ly/37Nw8RW
$400 million transmission line to bring in Laos, Thailand power
Cambodia is trying to maintain its momentum as one of the fastest-growing economies in Asean, even as it grapples with having one of the highest electricity tariffs in the region. The government has just approved a 150 mW hydropower project ...
◆201028 http://en.vietnamplus.vn/ https://bit.ly/2Je3Hm4
Cambodia approves electricity projects worth 830 million USD
Cambodia approves electricity projects worth 830 million USD ... more than 830 million USD worth of electricity infrastructure projects, which consist of a 150MW hydropower dam, a 265MW coal-fired power station, and three transmission lines. ... Meanwhile, a 199.52km-long 500kV transmission line connecting Phnom Penh to the Cambodia-Lao border and another ... Singapore is set to ink an agreement with Laos, Thailand and Malaysia at an ASEAN meeting next month to advance ...
◆201028 VOA Khmer https://bit.ly/35yyTnm
China Strikes Deal With Fellow Mekong River Countries for Year-Round Data
Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam, which comprise the commission, have been urging Beijing to share the data for years. A 'landmark' deal. In a prepared statement the commission secretariat CEO, An Pich Hatda, called the agreement a " ...
◆201028 BCFocus https://bit.ly/2TssN2o
China Indian Kaladan Project in Myanmar: China becomes enemy of Indian Kaladan Project in Myanmar, giving deadly weapon to Arakan army
China sees Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh as enemy of Indian project in Myanmar, local Myanmar militant group helps Arakan army with deadly weapons Arakan army has greatly influenced Indian Kaladan project on force chinese weapons
◆201028 NHK NEWS WEB https://bit.ly/31KyQnu
パキスタン 神学校で爆発 8人死亡 100人以上けが 爆弾テロか
パキスタン北西部にあるイスラム教の神学校で爆発があり、これまでに少なくとも8人が死亡し、100人以上がけがをしました。地元の警察は、過激派による爆弾テロ事件とみて調べています。 続きを読む. パキスタン北西部のペシャワルに ...
◆201028 中国国際放送 https://bit.ly/3e6TvXN
パキスタンの都市ラホールで地下鉄路線「オレンジライン」が10月25日に開通し、営業を開始した。「一帯一路（the Belt and Road）」イニシアティブの下で中国・パキスタン経済回廊として初めて契約・実施に至った大規模地下鉄 ...
◆201028 NHK NEWS WEB https://bit.ly/3kCHTyd
アメリカとインドの外務・防衛の閣僚協議が開かれ、海洋進出などの動きを強める中国を念頭に、機密情報の共有など、軍事面での連携をより一層強化するための協定が結ばれました。 続きを読む. アメリカとインドで3回目となる外務・防衛 ...
◆201028 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/2Tvsgga
Pakistan Belt and Road railway hits snag as China nixes low ...
Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, the federal minister of railways, claimed that ML-1 will provide jobs for 150,000 people in Pakistan. The country will invest 10% of the project cost as equity, and will bear the remaining 90% through a Chinese loan under ...
◆201028 NHK WORLD https://bit.ly/3oBQNP8
US, India sign pact to boost military cooperation
The United States and India have signed a pact to further strengthen military cooperation, including sharing sensitive information. The agreement was signed on Tuesday at a meeting of foreign affairs and defense chiefs in the Indian capital of ...
◆201028 Aljazeera.com https://bit.ly/35JlVmS
Pompeo invokes China threat as India, US sign satellite data pact
India has signed a military agreement with the United States for the sharing of sensitive satellite data as the two sides held ... After India, Pompeo will travel to Sri Lanka and Maldives, two Indian Ocean countries where China has financed and ...
◆201028 Nikkei Asian Review https://bit.ly/2Tuhrer
US and India bolster defense ties with eye on China
"We made clear that cross-border terrorism is completely unacceptable," he said, without naming neighboring Pakistan which India often accuses of such activities. mobile-email-icon Stay ahead with our exclusives on Asia. Sign up ...
◆201028 Aljazeera.com https://bit.ly/2Tw9nKc
China tells US not to ‘bully’ Sri Lanka ahead of Pompeo’s visit
China has invested billions of dollars in infrastructure projects in Sri Lanka as part of President Xi Jinping's Belt and Road Initiative, aimed at linking Asia, Europe and beyond, to the alarm of India and the US. The embassy said China's ties ...
◆201028 Scroll.in https://bit.ly/3jzmox3
The ill-conceived push for a high dam to curb Kosi flooding is a litmus test for democracy in India
The ill-conceived push for a high dam to curb Kosi flooding is a litmus test for democracy in India ... Then, they announce that they have the answer to save the people: the Saptakosi High Dam, to be built in Nepal, and its deep reservoir, which ...
◆201028 Arab News https://bit.ly/3oIFuEO
Three-way talks over Ethiopia's Nile River dam set to resume
Talks over the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopia Renaissance Dam broke off seven weeks ago and are set to restart after the African Union had extensive consultations with the three countries, according to a statement issued by ...