A race between Tokyo and Beijing over the construction of coal plants is already under way. Illustration: Timothy Mcevenue. timothymcevenue.net

A new coal war frontier emerges as China and Japan compete for energy projects in Southeast Asia

Frederick Kuo says Southeast Asia’s appetite for coal has spurred a new geopolitical rivalry between China and Japan as the two countries race to provide high-efficiency, low-emission technology

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A race between Tokyo and Beijing over the construction of coal plants is already under way. Illustration: Timothy Mcevenue. timothymcevenue.net
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