◆210619 The Japan Times https://ux.nu/EdQZn
'The Last G7': Satirical picture from China raps Japan over ...
China, meanwhile, has apparently restricted media reports on fuel rods being damaged recently at a nuclear power plant at home, as the leadership of President Xi Jinping has been promoting exports of nuclear reactors to other nations.
◆210619 Asahi Shimbun https://ux.nu/HDCN5
China pledges harsh penalties ahead of party anniversary ...
BEIJING--China is pledging to harshly punish anyone responsible for major industrial accidents or outbreaks of violence in coming days as the ruling Communist Party prepares lavish celebrations for its centenary on July 1. At a meeting ...
◆210619 Financial Times https://ux.nu/9gcFD
America is back — and wants everyone to focus on China
Was it the contest between democracy and autocracy, managing the new era of great power competition, reasserting US-led ... By contrast, the China challenge appeared three times in the G7 communiqué and was for the first time cited by Nato — ...
◆210619 Voice of America https://ux.nu/FhTgZ
Will the Philippines Take Sides as US, China Send Military Units to Disputed Sea?
TAIPEI - A wave of U.S. and Chinese military activity in the contested South China Sea is making it challenging for the Philippines, at the heart ... to habituate the Philippines to defer to Chinese maritime power because the Philippines was too weak" to fight back, Thayer said. ... When the U.S. Navy shows up, “it sends reassurances to countries like the Philippines, Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia about the ...
◆210619 Eurasia Review https://ux.nu/nR18O
Indonesia Deepens Ties With China Mainly For Economic ...
Luhut, Indonesia's coordinating minister for maritime affairs and investment, and Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi have ... And this year, Indonesia approved China's proposal to conduct a study on the $400 million Lambakan Dam project in ...
◆210619 The Diplomat https://ux.nu/YlvdV
Assessing Prabowo Subianto's Defense Diplomacy – The ...
Since Prabowo Subianto was appointed Indonesia's Defense Minister in October 2019, shortly after his defeat in that year's ... Amid the major power rivalries, particularly between China and the U.S., Indonesia's strategic geopolitical position at ...
◆210619 Nikkei Asia https://ux.nu/c0wBt
Power unit of Thailand's PTT makes $635m pivot to Asia ...
BANGKOK -- The power-generating subsidiary of PTT, Thailand's state-owned oil and gas group, will invest 20 billion baht ($635 million) in renewable energy in India, China and elsewhere in Asia, stepping up a shift from fossil fuels to cleaner ...
◆210619 Thaiger https://ux.nu/Eow1F
List: China has over 50% of all foreign-owned condos in Thailand
A list was recently released to the media regarding condo ownership in Thailand and from what countries condo owners originated. Foreigners have purchased approximately 1.4 million condominiums throughout the country. Of those, the top ...
◆210619 US Embassy and Consulate in Thailand https://ux.nu/pBP9Q
United States Boosts Thailand's Ability to Fight Wildlife Crimes ...
At the event, the Supreme Court of Thailand and counterparts from the U.S., Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines and the ... The USAID Wildlife Asia project works to address wildlife trafficking as a transnational crime. ... commitment, and support regional collaboration to reduce wildlife crime in Southeast Asia, particularly Cambodia, China, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.
◆210619 The Asset https://ux.nu/eAyKJ
ACME Solar attracts equity investment in new India project
One of India's leading independent power producers in the solar energy sector, ACME Solar, has signed a shareholders' agreement with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) / Sustainable Investments in Infrastructure and ...
◆210619 The Economic Times https://ux.nu/Z6iYq
CPEC delays force China to change strategy in Pakistan
Islamabad has requested Beijing to forgive debt liabilities owed to China-funded energy projects established under CPEC. In a recent setback to CPEC, Saudi Arabia announced that it will move its refinery project from Pakistani port city of ...
◆210619 The Japan News https://ux.nu/vpNVn
Nepal: Black carbon speeding up melting of glaciers
The HKHK region spans 2,400 kilometers across six nations — Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. The report, “Glaciers of the Himalayas: Climate Change, Black Carbon and Regional Resilience,” states that along with ...