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  1. Four power firms to sign US$7b deal with Indonesia

    Posted May 01st 2006, 12:00am by Mark O'Neill

    ... Vietnam, Burma and other Southeast Asian countries as well as Turkey and Iran and other emerging markets. These economies are growing rapidly and are often short of electricity,' he said. ...

  2. We come as equals

    Posted Aug 05th 2009, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... of the two countries during which they discussed a whole array of issues, ranging from climate change to Iran and North Korea to the global economy, in all likelihood resulted in a higher degree ... America's biggest creditor, assured Chinese officials that once the economy rebounded, 'we will bring our fiscal position down to a more sustainable level over time'. But China was careful ...

  3. Help China in drive for resources, U.S. body says

    Posted Feb 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... at a recent hearing of the US-China Economy and Security Review Commission (USCC), a US body that advises Congress on Sino-US relations. The speakers said the US should not confront China over ... and millions of Chinese workers to every corner in the world. China accounts for one-fourth of world demand for zinc, iron and steel, lead, copper and aluminium,' said Elizabeth Economy, director ...

  4. Shenzhen plan seen as boost for wetlands

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... of International Importance- also known as the Ramsar Convention, on being signed in Ramsar, Iran, in 1971- parties are committed to maintain the ecological character of a wetland of international ... be set up by Guangdong and Hong Kong, which could also undertake studies to assess the impact development projects have on the mammals. On turning the region into a low carbon economy ...

  5. China's US$21b fossil fuel subsidy

    Posted Oct 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... financial support to users of coal, oil, gas and electricity was the fifth-largest, after Iran's US$81 billion, Saudi Arabia's US$43.5 billion, Russia's US$39.2 billion ... wasteful consumption', the agency said. 'Removing fossil fuel subsidies in emerging economies and developing countries could lead to a reduction in global greenhouse gases emissions by 10 ...

  6. Lubricating a squeaky relationship

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... States. These energy interests increasingly conflict with US security and human-rights concerns in countries like Iran, Sudan and Venezuela. Is there a way of resolving, or at least managing, ... also appears ready to use its veto as one of the five permanent members of the council to prevent the imposition of sanctions if Iran fails to satisfy US and European worries ...

  7. China's thirst for energy no threat: Beijing

    Posted Dec 27th 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... economy. The rate of self-sufficiency has been above 90 per cent, much higher than that in most developed countries.' In a statement explaining the paper, the National Development and Reform ... led to diplomatic strains as Beijing builds closer ties with oil-rich pariah states such as Sudan and Iran. China, the second-largest energy consumer in the world, could replace the United ...

  8. A clear picture of China's energy problem

    Posted Dec 27th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... In releasing their first position paper on energy, mainland leaders have been brutally honest. They acknowledge the economy will need ever-increasing quantities of oil, gas and coal so ... the company and Iran signed a US$2 billion deal to develop a southern Iranian oilfield. What clouds the picture, though, are the frequent announcements about developments in alternative energy. Often ...

  9. Standing among equals on the world stage

    Posted Sep 07th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... build-up. Beijing's position towards Iran and Sudan and its stance on religious freedom, Tibet, tainted food and climate change are among many other such issues. The list is formidable, ... International trade has to apply to participants fairly and equally. Given China's importance to the global economy, the respect with which Mr Hu has so far been treated is perhaps understandable. ...

  10. Generation vex

    Posted Jul 12th 2007, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... or introduce nuclear power. All say they need it to meet surging demand for electricity to run their growing economies. However, the enlargement of nuclear generating capacity being planned by so many ... planned. In addition, there are 54 nuclear research reactors operating in East and South Asia, with two more being built. The only significant Asia Pacific economies without any kind of research ...




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