◆201101 Big News Network https://bit.ly/323s6Bc
China lobbying to obtain French nuclear technology
The project was discussed by Macron on a visit to China in January 2018, with his Prime Minister, Philipe, signing the "preparatory work" agreement five months later. Intelligence sources say that if France were to sign the deal it would give ...
◆201101 The ASEAN Post https://bit.ly/2HVV7rE
'China Is Angry' With Taiwan
Not since the mid-1990s, when China fired missiles into the Taiwan Strait during a moment of heightened tension, has the sabre-rattling been so loud. ... And if war does break out, it could easily rope in the US – pitting two nuclear-armed militaries against each other. ... flashpoint on the planet," the senior director at the Project 2049 Institute, a think-tank that specialises in China-Taiwan affairs, explained.
◆201101 Fortune https://bit.ly/2JqEJju
Xi Jinping’s ‘carbon neutrality’ bombshell leaves China in a climate conundrum
The 5 billion yuan ($735 million) project, which broke ground May 31, will more than triple Hohhot Jinshan's energy capacity to 1,920 megawatts once the units go live in October 2022. And it will all be fueled by coal, one of the world's dirtiest ...
◆201101 Caspian News https://bit.ly/2HSPquH
Russia Pushes Ahead With Plans to Expand Gas Supplies To ...
Russia delivers its gas to China via the 3,000-kilometer (1,864-mile) Power of Siberia pipeline, which is set to ship 38 billion cubic meters (bcm) annually, or 1.3 trillion cubic feet, of natural gas for 30 years. The project is one of the most ...
◆201101 The Japan Times https://bit.ly/3mSTtGr
Calling out the U.S. military for 'Poisoning the Pacific'
The British tested chemical weapons on Indians and nuclear weapons in Australia; China conducted nuclear detonations in Muslim Uighur territories. All militaries contaminate the planet, not only in places of war, but also in places where they ...
◆201101 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/3kKGs0U
US election won't dramatically alter Indo-Pacific strategy
The reality is that China's increasingly coercive activity throughout the Indo-Pacific region -- most notably in the South and East China Seas as well as against Taiwan, Hong Kong, and now even India along their disputed border high in the ...
◆201101 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/3219oui
Nissan to sell only electric and hybrid cars in China by 2025
Nissan is expanding its production capacity in China. New plants will start operations in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province, this year, and in Wuhan, Hubei Province, next year. The facility expansion will boost production ...
◆201101 China.org.cn https://on.china.cn/34KNMnD
Kyrgyzstan views friendly cooperation with China as priority of ...
BISHKEK, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- Kyrgyzstan views the development of friendly cooperation with China as one of the main priorities in its foreign policy, Acting President and Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov said here on Friday.
◆201101 Record China https://bit.ly/3kH3x4t
◆201101 ThinkGeoEnergy https://bit.ly/2GeJ1ZU
Right to geothermal development in the Philippines to be ...
The Philippines DOE announces that tendering of geothermal energy contracts will be going through an Open and Competitive Selection Process (OCSP3). Earlier this week, we reported on fundamental changes to the rules pertaining to ...
◆201101 Reuters UK https://reut.rs/35PVNqF
Philippines orders evacuation as world's strongest 2020 typhoon approaches
The Philippines has the second highest COVID-19 infections and deaths in Southeast Asia, next only to Indonesia. Relief goods, heavy machinery and personal protective equipment are already positioned in key areas, Filipino Grace America, ...
◆201101 Manila Bulletin https://bit.ly/35NhPKC
NGCP completes project to improve reliability of power in ...
With the energization of its new 138-kilovolt (kV) Butuan-Placer transmission line this month, system operator National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) indicated that reliability on wheeling of generated power will be scaled up in ...
◆201101 CNN Philippines https://bit.ly/3edGhZr
Select dams release water in preparation for #RollyPH
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 31) — Select dams, including Ambuklao, Binga, and Magat, have been continually releasing water while the smaller Ipo Dam will possibly open its gates, as the country braces for Typhoon Rolly.
11時間前, heart and lung diseases make up the top causes of annual deaths in the Philippines. ... country, said Dr. Thomas Neil Pascual, an international expert on nuclear medicine and DOST-Balik Scientist spearheading the project.
◆201101 INQUIRER.net https://bit.ly/3oGKEBf
Series on Duterte War on Drugs 1st Asian podcast archived by US Library of Congress
A groundbreaking audio documentary series on the Philippines' controversial war on drugs has been curated to be ... the first Philippine-made podcast—and the first from Asia—to be included in the Library's Podcast Preservation Project.
◆201030 Radio Free Asia https://bit.ly/37OsHuq
Controversial Luang Prabang Dam Construction Well Underway in Laos
The Thai developer clearing land for the project is permitted to proceed with limited construction despite having yet to sign a hydropower sale pact required for approval, based on guidelines established by the Mekong River Commission ...
◆201030 Off Grid Energy Independence https://bit.ly/3jFu5BK
Vestas Wins Another Order in Vietnam for a 50 MW Wind Project
This is Vestas' second project with GEC and it will take its total order intake past 1.1 GW in Vietnam. The contract includes the supply and supervision of the installation of 12 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines delivered in different power ratings to ...
◆201030 reNEWS https://bit.ly/3ebhgyc
Eco Wave Power signs 50MW Vietnam project agreement
Eco Wave Power has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with MSmart Future Technology to develop a 50MW wave energy project in Vietnam. The collaboration between the parties will be executed in milestones, said Eco.
◆201030 WION https://bit.ly/31U8tvB
Arakan Army targets India-Myanmar Kaladan project with Chinese weapons
The $3.6 billion Myitsone dam project has been suspended. A port project in Kyaukpyu has been scaled down while Myanmar and India are moving ahead with the Kaladan project which is nearing completion. India and Myanmar are ...
◆201030 CGTN https://bit.ly/3kK4uJa
Thailand, China ink key Bangkok-Nong Khai High-Speed Railway contract
The project helps improve Thailand's infrastructure and boost the economy, and the Thai government attaches much importance to the railway cooperation with China, which is an important strategic route that would increase the country's ...
◆201030 chinadialogue https://bit.ly/2HKfiZh
Cambodia chooses coal in rush for power
It is unclear what impact this development will have on the project. ... Botum Sakor is one of two coal plants Cambodia's government has approved this year in response to severe power outages in 2019. ... Two major hydropower plants had been planned on the river's main channel at the China-backed Sambor dam and the ...
◆201030 Associated Press https://bit.ly/3jJFhNI
Pompeo wraps up anti-China tour of Asia in Vietnam
Vietnam was a late addition to Pompeo's itinerary and has numerous concerns about Chinese policies in the region. Those range from Beijing's territorial and maritime claims in the South China Sea to its development activities along the Mekong ...
◆201030 The Diplomat https://bit.ly/2TPihTf
Could ASEAN Really Cut Laos and Cambodia Loose?
It was also possible that Cambodia and Laos, recognizing China's grip over the upper reaches of the Mekong River, had ... like Myanmar and Thailand, which have no direct interest in the South China Sea disputes, would support such a plan.
◆201030 Global Times https://bit.ly/2HGPdKF
Pompeo's bid to bring Vietnam into 'Asian NATO' will not ...
US attempt to bring Vietnam into the Asian version of NATO will get nowhere, as China's long-standing friendship with Asian countries will not be upset by a single visit from US officials, nor will Vietnam be willing to serve as cannon fodder for ...
◆201101 Anadolu Agency https://bit.ly/3mzBB2W
Pakistan stands with quake-hit Turkey
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday offered condolences to Turkey after a deadly earthquake hit its Aegean coast. “My condolences to President Erdogan and the people of Turkey on the loss of precious lives in Izmir earthquake," ...
◆201101 Aljazeera.com https://bit.ly/35YmREm
Shutdown in Kashmir after India’s new land laws
Pro-India politicians in Kashmir have also criticised the laws, which came into effect on Tuesday and allow any of its nationals ... Kashmir is divided between India and Pakistan, with both claiming the region in its entirety but governing partially.
◆201101 The Diplomat https://bit.ly/3kMOaaN
How India Can Breathe Better: The Case Against Coal
Kathmandu Celebrates Dashain Uneasily Amid COVID-19. By Peter Gill. From finances to family gatherings, the pandemic reshaped all aspects of one of Nepal's most prominent holidays.
◆201101 The Wire https://bit.ly/3mEEHCJ
With China, India Has Revealed a Blind Faith in Diplomacy
But India will have to set aside its reservations of joining a maritime security grouping. In 1971, India creatively signed up the 20-year Indo-Soviet Treaty of Peace Friendship and Cooperation to fight the war against Pakistan, to deter China and ...
◆201101 The Hindu https://bit.ly/323o5wC
Pakistan violates ceasefire along International Border in J&K’s Kathua
Dear reader,. We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing ...
◆201101 Global Times https://bit.ly/2THPIag
Closer EU-India ties may accelerate geopolitical realignment
Partly enlightened by the US proposed "Indo-Pacific Strategy," which appeared to intensify in the second half of 2019, and partly pressed by the huge geopolitical reshuffling resulting from the tense China-US strategic rivalry that accelerated in ...
◆201101 South China Morning Post https://bit.ly/3mARFkU
What the timing of the US-India defence deal reveals
on the India-China border. The visit took place a week before the US presidential election and leaves no doubt about the importance of US engagement with India at ...
◆201101 The Daily Star https://bit.ly/2TDLBvP
Formally approached embassy for rail, road links between Bangladesh-China via Myanmar: Shahriar Alam
Speaking as the chief guest at a webinar "Bangladesh-China Development Cooperation: Experience Outlook" organised by Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) on Thursday, he said, "We've formally approached the Chinese embassy in Dhaka ...
◆201101 Orlando Sentinel https://bit.ly/321cvlX
U.S. relations with India promote peace in the region | Commentary
The recent trip of the U.S. officials also included visits to Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Indonesia to garner support and ... India has objected to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project as it passes through the disputed Himalayan region.
◆201101 Foreign Policy https://bit.ly/3ecRo4I
What Is New Delhi's Foreign Policy Vision? India's Foreign ...
Jaishankar attempts to sketch out how India should forge a foreign policy in a world where China's rise and ... There is little question, however, that both the deferral of economic reforms and India's nuclear ambivalence until 1998 constrained ...
◆201101 Dhaka Tribune https://bit.ly/3jFhwGI
Nasrul Hamid: Extraction of local coal for power generation ...
Appreciating the Bangladesh-China Power Company Ltd (BCPCL), a joint venture company between the two countries, for ... with Chinese company and dynamic leadership of NWPGCL played a major role in timely execution of the project.
◆201101 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/2HUDmIR
Japan the Titan of Soft Power
Public diplomacy is conducted by appealing to foreign audiences specifically those who can project audience costs to the rulers and could ... In Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy, Todd S. Sechser and Matthew Fuhrmann create both a thorough qualitative and ... Still, in the chapter called 'conclusion', he concludes, 'Nepal's geographical location between India and China was also an asset since ...
◆201101 The Sunday Guardian https://bit.ly/3oLnsSo
Russia is not a friend of India
For China, Russia was a trusted friend and a patron of the communist parivar from 1949 to 1960. ... China's recovery began after Chairman Mao's demise in 1976, and with Deng Xiaoping returning to the helm of the Chinese ... To collapse this project, the Soviets led by Khruschev cancelled all the industrial projects that were being implemented to modernise ... But if China expands the war arena with India, then of course the Quad arrangement with Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and ...