◆201225 Nikkei Asia https://s.nikkei.com/2M8Yv4r
Taiwan casts net for trade deals as China blocks RCEP entry
But the self-governed island's hopes of joining groups such as the China-led Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership or the 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership depend much on political attitudes in ...
◆201225 Asahi Shimbun https://bit.ly/3pmIDJN
Trial of HK people detained in China from Monday, supporters ...
HONG KONG--Ten of 12 Hong Kong people captured by China at sea as they tried to flee by boat four months ago will go on trial in the mainland city of Shenzhen on Monday, supporters said on Friday. The case has attracted great interest in ...
◆201225 TechCrunch https://tcrn.ch/3hit17x
China’s e-commerce titan Alibaba hit with antitrust probe
China's top market watchdog has begun a probe into Alibaba over alleged anti-competition practices at the e-commerce firm, the latest of Beijing's efforts to curb the country's ever-expanding internet titans. The State Administration for Market ...
◆201223 Upstream Online https://bit.ly/3h9YE30
Shortlist surprise for Philippines LNG project
Volumes will serve existing and future third party gas-fired power plants and those of FGEN LNG affiliates. Newcomer to the tender process Dynagas has two high specification FSRUs under construction at Hudong Shipyard in China. Australia- ...
◆201223 Stars and Stripes https://bit.ly/34CwmJq
US destroyer sails near disputed chain in South China Sea ...
YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain steamed Tuesday past the Spratly Islands, a disputed chain in the South China Sea west of the Philippines, in another demonstration of ...
◆201220 Business Mirror https://bit.ly/3h2k4ig
Beyond power plants, nuclear tech has various peaceful ...
The various contributions of nuclear researches in the Philippines were discussed during the recent 48th Atomic Energy Week virtual celebration. Sen. Nancy Binay said in her video message that nuclear and radiation research products has far- ...
◆201220 EurAsian Times https://bit.ly/38kuE0i
How Vietnam 'Rescued' India From An Impending US Attack ...
The seventh fleet was led by the 75,000-ton nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise along with guided-missile cruiser USS King, guided-missile destroyers USS Decatur, Parsons and Tartar Sam, and amphibious assault ship USS ...
◆201220 VnExpress International https://bit.ly/2KCgkrM
Tropical depression might strengthen into storm off southern Vietnam
Photo courtesy of the National Center for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting. A tropical depression has been formed in the waters off southern Vietnam and may evolve into a storm within Sunday, experts say.
◆201220 ThaiExaminer.com https://bit.ly/2J5Urk9
Thailand in direct trade talks with 12 Indian states which could ...
Thailand in direct trade talks with 12 Indian states which could also boost the tourism industry here in 2021 ... into the kingdom's economy particularly with the government's ambitious Eastern Economic Corridor project in Rayong, Chonburi and Chachoengsao. The Chairman of the Thai-Indian Business Association, Satish Sehgal, has welcomed moves by Thailand to pursue separate free trade ... Rice price spike but drought conditions to recede – security concern for the Mekong river.
◆201220 Times of India https://bit.ly/38pmgwF
Japanese Embassy shares first photos of Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project
The Embassy of Japan in India on Friday shared the first official photos of the E5 Series Shinkansen. The MAHSR, also known as the Bullet Train Project, has been sanctioned with a target to be completed by 2023.
◆201220 Taiwan News https://bit.ly/3p5D3vl
China's new dam in Tibet concerns India
India also worries the dam will give China more bargaining chips for its border conflicts, which have exacerbated in recent months in India's Ladakh region. ... in New Delhi, responded with a statement saying that, “Any project will undergo scientific planning and demonstration with full ... of South Asia's mightiest rivers, including the Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra, Irrawaddy, Salween, Yangtze, and Mekong.
◆201220 DAWN.com https://bit.ly/38kpd1t
CM rejects objection over Gwadar fencing project
Editorial: Modi and his cohorts would be well-advised not to try another stunt like the Pulwama affair. The message to India must be clear: any aggression against Pakistan will not be tolerated, it will defend itself fully.