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  1. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Proposed giant tidal plant for mainland China is far-off dream

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Eric Ng

    ... a far-off dream A tidal power project proposed by a consortium of Dutch engineering firms for mainland China aims to rival the hydro project in the Three Gorges Dam but has a long way to go to prove ... the investment and capacity figures are the maximum they are looking for. The eventual scale will depend on the proposed dam's design, which may stretch 60 to 100 kilometres along the Chinese coast. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1556881/proposed-giant-tidal-plant-mainland-china-far-dream
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar marchers seek cancellation of Chinese-backed dam project

    Posted Mar 24th 2014, 04:06am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Yangon Cancel Chinese-backed dam project, say marchers Dozens of protesters began a 2,400-kilometre march yesterday to northern Myanmar, calling for the cancellation of a Chinese-backed hydroelectric dam project over environmental concerns. The US$3.6 billion dam along the Irrawaddy River was supposed to export about 90 per cent of the electric power it generated ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1455772/myanmar-marchers-seek-cancellation-chinese-backed-dam-project
  3. News - China - DEVELOPMENT

    Xi Jinping hails 'new horizons' for China and Argentina on visit to Buenos Aires

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:13am by Reuters

    ... Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner agreed on a US$4.7 billion loan from the China Development Bank for the construction of two hydroelectric dams in Patagonia. China Gezhouba Group and Argentina's Electroingenieria won contracts last year to build the two dams, which will have a combined generating capacity of 1,740 megawatts. The bank also granted a US$2.1 billion loan to finance a long-delayed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556670/xi-jinping-hails-new-horizons-china-and-argentina-visit-buenos-aires
  4. News - China - ANTI-CORRUPTION CRACKDOWN

    Daughter of retired premier Li Peng warns major power company staff to stay out of trouble

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:37pm by Laura Zhou laura.zhou@scmp.com

    ... for building the huge Three Gorges Dam project in Hubei province. She is not the only one of Li Peng’s two children to become key players in the energy industry; her elder brother, Li Xiaopeng, ... Inspection (CCDI), to send inspection teams to Three Gorges Dam and Shanxi province. In June, the Supreme People’s Procuratorate reported on its website that Liu Tienan, a former top energy official ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1558231/daughter-retired-premier-li-peng-warns-major-power-company-staff-stay-out
  5. Business - China Business - HYDROPOWER

    US mulling partnership with China in Congo Inga 3 dam project

    Posted Jan 20th 2014, 12:20am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Chinese state-owned firms and US government may end up funding costly and controversial dam project in Democratic Republic of Congo Congo dam may bring U.S., China together In an unusual move, the US government is considering partnering with Chinese state firms in financing the US$12 billion Inga 3 dam in the Democratic Republic of Congo, one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1409212/us-mulling-partnership-china-congo-inga-3-dam-project
  6. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Crippled HK$27 billion Jinsha River hydro plant badly built, says official

    Posted May 27th 2014, 02:47pm by Li Jing and Alice Yan

    ... quality of China's dams, according to an official document seen by the South China Morning Post. "Quality problems have already emerged in recent years... they haven't had a great ... marine species. "Some power companies have been pursuing quick approvals and construction of dams for economic returns, and the potential risks of these quality issues are yet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1519858/vast-hydropower-station-left-idle-year-after-sluice-gate-ripped
  7. Business - China Business - INFRASTRUCTURE

    Chinese dam builders rush to Latin America

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 12:28am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Chinese dam builders rush to Latin America There has been a huge increase in Chinese dam projects in South America, which has expanded China's geopolitical clout in the continent but also ... that Chinese dam-building companies are targeting the Latin American market," said Grace Mang, China programme director at International Rivers, a green non-governmental organisation in the United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1398498/chinese-dam-builders-rush-latin-america
  8. News - China - POLITICS

    Li Peng publishes his political memoir – but fails to cover his role in Tiananmen crackdown

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 01:12pm by Keith Zhai

    ... told Xinhua. Li’s book is rare since Communist Party elites traditionally shun the limelight after stepping down. Li, who was instrumental in the giant Three Gorges Dam, published his official ... In the diary, he said the Three Gorges Dam would always continue to his chief political legacy. His family is regarded as continuing to be influential in the mainland’s electricity sector. But in recent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1540238/li-peng-publishes-his-political-memoir-fails-cover-his-role-tiananmen
  9. Lifestyle - Technology - Drones

    Everyday drones will soon take to the skies for alls sorts of reasons

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Montreal As technology advances, the autonomous aircraft will become more common in our daily lives, be they delivering pizzas or inspecting dams Everyday drones ... to inspect mines, dams and windmills. There's a cultural side to the drone revolution as well. A group of Australians recently launched the I-Drone, which, with its powerful video projector, has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1556647/everyday-drones-will-soon-take-skies-alls-sorts-reasons
  10. News - Asia - LAOS

    Vietnam drops objections to Laos dam on Mekong

    Posted Nov 08th 2012, 06:27pm by Associated Press in Hanoi

    ... Associated Press in Hanoi Vietnam has apparently dropped its objections to a dam that Laos is constructing on the Mekong River, saying on Thursday that the neighbouring country has made changes in the design to mitigate any negative downstream impact. Laos officials reportedly said this week that construction of the Xayaburi dam was going ahead, and they took several journalists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1077930/vietnam-drops-objections-laos-dam-mekong

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