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Singapore becomes water treatment hub(Nikkei)

Singapore becomes water treatment hub(Nikkei)

SINGAPORE — Water treatment technology has become a strong pillar of Singapore’s industry. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 7.China & Asia, 9.Energy, unclassified

Tough decision looms on old reactor~Korean case(Nikkei)

Tough decision looms on old reactor~Korean case(Nikkei)

SEOUL — South Korea is now facing its first decision on whether to decommission a nuclear reactor. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 7.China & Asia, 8.Eathquake & Nuclear accident

New ODA policy raises risks(Japan Times)

New ODA policy raises risks(Japan Times)

The Abe administration will soon endorse a new basic policy on official development assistance under which Japan may extend aid to the armed forces of developing countries on condition the aid is used for nonmilitary purposes such as assistance in times of disaster. … Read entire article »

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Japanese lender to serve as clearing bank for island’s domestic yen settlements(Nikkei)

Japanese lender to serve as clearing bank for island’s domestic yen settlements(Nikkei)

TAIPEI — Taiwan’s Central Bank-backed domestic foreign currency settlement services will begin to cover Japanese yen, starting Jan. 28, with Mizuho Bank being the clearing bank. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1. BANK, 7.China & Asia

Three South Koreans die at nuke plant construction site amid hacking fears(Japan Times)

Three South Koreans die at nuke plant construction site amid hacking fears(Japan Times)

SEOUL – Three South Korean workers died Friday after apparently inhaling toxic gas at a construction site for a nuclear plant being built by South Korea’s monopoly nuclear power company, which has come under recent threats by hackers, a company official said. … Read entire article »

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Singapore water treatment company hopes $250M deal signals things to come(Nikkei)

Singapore water treatment company hopes $250M deal signals things to come(Nikkei)

SINGAPORE — Now that it has won its first major Middle Eastern municipal water contract in five years, Hyflux expects demand in the region to accelerate. … Read entire article »

Filed under: 7.China & Asia, unclassified