Sea level rise will affect coastal communities: Statesman contributors

NEW DELHI (THE STATESMAN/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – Climate change has stamped its signature on the world’s oceans and atmosphere. A primary contributor to climate change is global warming, which modulates the wind and wave field patterns, sea surface temperature, and sea level pressure anomalies. These changes may result in oceanic warming and hasten the melting […]

Stemming electricity leakage: Kathmandu Post

KATHMANDU (THE KATHMANDU POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – The vulnerabilities inherent in power distribution have once again become visible in recent months. Electricity leakage, which plagues a large part of the distribution system and causes heavy financial losses to the Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), has again shown a slight increase. The level of leakage, which rose […]

Mitsubishi Power Receives Serial Contracts from Taiwan Power for Large-Scale Modification of GTCC at the Datan Power Plant

TOKYO, Jul 5, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received a series of contracts from Taiwan’s state-owned Taiwan Power Company (TPC) for a large-scale renovation project of power generation equipment at the Datan Power Plant in the city of Taoyuan, on […]

AIIB Commits US$100 million in CEL Infrastructure Investment Fund II

HONG KONG, Jul 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – CEL Infrastructure Investment Fund II (“Fund II”), a private equity fund sponsored and managed by China Everbright Limited (“CEL”, stock code: 165.HK) has made significant progress in fundraising. On June 29, 2022, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (“AIIB”) approved to commit of US$100 million including […]

QualityKiosk and BrowserStack Announce Partnership Extension to the US, EMEA and APAC

MUMBAI, INDIA, Jul 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – QualityKiosk Technologies, one of the largest independent global quality assurance service providers, announced that it is extending its partnership with BrowserStack, a leading cloud-based testing platform enabling on-demand, cross-browser and cross-device testing, into the international regions of US, EMEA and APAC. QualityKiosk’s strong domain […]

China says VP Liu had ‘constructive’ meeting with US Treasury chief Yellen

BEIJING (REUTERS) – Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He had a “constructive” exchange over macro economies and global supply chains via a video call with United States Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on Tuesday (July 5), China’s commerce ministry said. The two sides had a “pragmatic and frank” exchange of views on topics including the macroeconomic situation and […]

Reluctantly, Indonesia may open door to medicinal marijuana

JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – The plight of a mother, whose plea to legalise medical marijuana was amplified by social media, has reignited discussions within the government and among lawmakers about making a limited exception for the banned substance in a country known for its firm anti-drug policy. Indonesia Vice-President Ma’ruf Amin may […]