◆201216 Nikkei Asia https://s.nikkei.com/3ah62s2
China rethinks the Jack Ma model
HONG KONG -- When China's business regulator accused Alibaba Group Holding of selling counterfeit goods over the internet in a report five years ago, the e-commerce giant did not hesitate to fight back. Alibaba openly challenged the ...
◆201216 Nikkei Asia https://s.nikkei.com/38eeJke
Biden faces a China with world in its grip under an ambitious Xi
Xi's extended reign and his ambitions could prove problematic for the incoming U.S. president, Joe Biden. Xi has been laying out his plans and vision of a China-centric world since earlier this year. The ...
◆201216 Nikkei Asia https://s.nikkei.com/3r4qjqK
China and Japan 'risk missing' $205bn ASEAN renewables ...
"Designing a project finance deal with a combination of Japanese and South Korean [banks] co-financing a project and solar panels from China is not unthinkable," the report says. mobile-email-icon Stay ahead with our exclusives on Asia. Sign ...
◆201216 Daily Express https://bit.ly/2Wi00PF
South China Sea: Major US boost for furious Philippines amid 'unlawful' Beijing move
SOUTH CHINA SEA tensions moved up a notch after the US vowed to back nations such as the Philippines as they struggle with the "unlawful" moves Beijing is making in the disputed water. By Clive Hammond. 16:30, Tue, Dec 15, 2020 ...
◆201216 Reuters https://reut.rs/3r12C2o
Indonesia says China's CATL plans to invest $5 billion in lithium battery plant
JAKARTA (Reuters) - China's Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) plans to invest $5 billion in a lithium battery plant in Indonesia, Indonesia's deputy minister at the coordinating ministry of maritime and investment affairs said on ...
◆201216 South China Morning Post https://bit.ly/3oU3Ryv
Protest at nickel-smelting firm in Indonesia turns violent
Some 600 police and military personnel were rushed to a nickel smelter project run by PT Virtue Dragon Nickel Industry (VDNI) in Konawe regency, Southeast Sulawesi province, before the situation was brought under control, police said.
◆201216 NHK WORLD https://bit.ly/2K6tjC0
Mekong monitoring adds to US-China tensions
The US and China's growing rift has spread to the Mekong River, which originates in China and flows through Southeast Asia. A U.S.-funded project that uses satellite data to gather information on Chinese dams on the river began operation on ... This includes reservoir levels and the relative wetness or dryness of parts of the region, to bring transparency to dam ... artery that is relied upon by more than 60 million people in Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar and China.
◆201216 Newsweek https://bit.ly/2WgjCn6
China Building 1,200-Mile Southern Great Wall Along Myanmar Border: Reports
It's the result of strict planning," a scholar on Myanmar-China relations, identified only as "Siling," was quoted as saying. The expert said the wall would stop Chinese citizens from frequently crossing into Myanmar and Vietnam to do business— ...
◆201216 Construction Review https://bit.ly/3nrZWZA
Phou Ngoy hydropower plant to be developed in Laos.
Also Read: 75 tunnels for China-Laos railway project completed. Phou Ngoy hydropower plant will be built in Pakse, in the Southern Laos province of Champasak. The project has been estimated to cost US$2.4 billion. It is going to be ...
◆201216 Times of India
Eye on China: India and UK agree to deepen Indo-Pacific cooperation
Earlier today, external affairs minister S Jaishankar held wide-ranging talks with UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab with focus on five key areas, including defence and security. Talking about growing congruence in strategic ties, the British ...
◆201216 Times Now
India-China border tension: The bitter months-long Ladakh standoff simply put in 500 words
Nearly three years after India and China engaged in a bitter stand-off in Doklam plateau, this May the ties between the two countries came under strain once again following a violent face-off in eastern Ladakh. SHOW FULL STORY.
China-Pakistan Economic Corridor cooperation has advanced despite pandemic: President Alvi
Pakistan's ties with China have been strengthened as the two countries work together to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic as well as deepen cooperation on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Pakistani President Arif Alvi said in an interview ...