◆210616 Nikkei Asia https://ux.nu/IA8W8
'Last G-7': China revels in parody mocking US and allies
The Chinese Communist Party-affiliated Global Times noted that some Weibo users saw the liquid as wastewater set to be released from the disaster-hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. A beaver representing Canada holds a doll that the ...
◆210616 The Mainichi https://ux.nu/KEFpr
China denounces NATO statement, defends defense policy ...
The Chinese news release said the NATO statement was a "slander on China's peaceful development, a misjudgment of the ... The mission also said China's nuclear arsenal is 20 times smaller than that possessed by NATO, and that it would ...
◆210616 Nikkei Asia https://ux.nu/sBAcz
China pushes hydrogen energy to achieve carbon goals
At current market prices, hydrogen to power a fuel cell car in China costs about 70 yuan ($10) per kilogram, estimated Fu ... Hebei Iron and Steel Group, China's second-largest steel-maker, launched a demonstration project for hydrogen ...
◆210616 South China Morning Post https://ux.nu/n1dn7
Indonesia to buy 8 Italian frigates as tensions with China rise
Need to modernise fleet has been highlighted by sinking of the submarine KRI Nanggala and increasing Chinese activity near the Natuna Islands, experts say. Topic | South China Sea.
◆210616 Financial Times https://ux.nu/1baWu
Biden’s plan to keep China in check relies on Manila
But Washington's most vital struggle right now is happening outside the limelight of summits: it is trying to keep the military alliance with the Philippines, its oldest in Asia, from being gutted. The Visiting Forces Agreement, the ...
◆210616 Carnegie Endowment for International Peace https://ux.nu/JJjtR
How Duterte Strong-Armed Chinese Dam-Builders But ...
China has become a global power, but there is too little debate about how this has happened and what it means. ... In the Philippines, the efforts of the Duterte government and associated elites to expedite the Kaliwa Dam project and the ...
◆210616 NHK https://ux.nu/VBZt2
◆210616 ThePrint https://ux.nu/CW968
India, Pakistan, China appear to be expanding nuclear arsenals: Swedish think tank
A study by Swedish think tank SIPRI revealed that India has 150 nuclear warheads, while China and Pakistan had 320 and 160 respectively, as of January 2020. PTI 15 June, 2021 8:43 pm IST ...
◆210616 ANI News https://ux.nu/kqpoM
Pakistan: Power workers hold protest demanding hike in wages, pensions
Lahore [Pakistan], June 15 (ANI): Thousands of electricity workers held a rally in Lahore's Bakhtiar Labour Hall to demand raise in wages and ... The Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) workers held the protest under the Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) Workers ... According to ARY News, the shortfall has intensified due to the suspension of hydro generation from silted Tarbela Dam. ... Nepal Police arrests opposition cadres for protesting in front of parliament.
◆210616 Capital.com https://ux.nu/CYp62
India’s Power Finance reports six-fold jump in profit
India's Power Finance Corporation (PFC), a state-owned lender to electricity projects, reported an almost six-fold jump in consolidated net profit for the March quarter from a year earlier. Net income was INR39.06bn ($532m) in the period, ...