AJC organizes a technical trip to Chichibu City, Saitama, Japan for Asean officials for inbound tourism promotion activities

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 16:44:11 +0000

The Asean-Japan Centre(AJC), an intergovernmental organization of the Asean and Japan based in Tokyo, organized a technical visit to Chichibu City, Saitama Prefecture, Japan, for the representatives of the embassies of Asean Member States and related agencies in Tokyo as part of the AJC’s inbound tourism promotion activities on February 22. The program was organized […]

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Filipino, 9 others on cruise ship in Japan test positive for nCoV

Credit to Author: The Manila Times| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 10:45:12 +0000

A Filipino was one of 10 people on board a quarantined cruise ship in Japan who was found to have been infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV), the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday. The DFA said the unidentified Filipino, a crewmember, and nine others would be “transferred to a healthcare facility.” […]

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Report: Investment in Renewables Hit Record High in 2019

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2020 19:33:18 +0000

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Financial support for installations of offshore wind projects helped investment in renewable energy capacity hit a record high in 2019, according to data from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF) released Jan. 16. The group said worldwide investment in renewables was $282.2 billion last year, up 1% from $280.2 billion in 2018. Financing of offshore wind projects, […]

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Japanese Prison About Its Most Famous Inmate — “Carlos Ghosn? Never Heard Of Him”

Credit to Author: Maarten Vinkhuyzen| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 01:20:13 +0000

The Japanese justice system is not functioning on the “presumed innocent until proven guilty” principle that is the foundation of western law. Nor does it know the principle that punishment should be administered after the conviction, not before

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A Decade of Turmoil: How Nuclear and Coal Have Struggled to Survive

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 02 Jan 2020 05:05:45 +0000

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The past 10 years have been filled with trials and tribulations for both the nuclear and coal power industries. From accidents to plant closures there has been little to cheer about. Still, nuclear and coal power continue to provide reliable baseload generation to billions of customers around the globe. Here’s a look back at the […]

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100% WWS Part 3: Jacobson’s New Study Leans Into The Green New Deal

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2019 16:07:15 +0000

While Jacobson’s latest Stanford study on 100% renewables by 2050 will draw fire for leaning into the Green New Deal, it strongly supports that policy

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Report Says Global CO2 Emissions From Coal Down This Year

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 04 Dec 2019 21:09:43 +0000

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Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) from coal-fired power plants and industrial facilities fell in 2019, according to research published Dec. 3, though overall emissions of CO2 rose due to the increased use of natural gas and oil for power generation and other industrial processes. The new emissions figures were reported by the Global Carbon Project […]

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