China Urged to Halt Myanmar Dams

Burmese dissident groups have appealed to China to stop work on a number of dam projects which have been fuelling conflict in the north of the country. From The Wall Street Journal: Dissidents had been stepping up their...

Warmer Ties For Russia, China With Big Gas Deals

From AP: Russia and China are closing in on a mammoth energy deal which could insure that Beijing has the fuel to run its factories and cities and Moscow has a vast new market for its natural gas empire. Russian Prime Minister...

China Is Said to Plan Strict Gas Mileage Rules

Following President Obama’s announcement for stricter gas mileage in the US, China is imposing even stricter requirements. From the New York Times: The new plan would require automakers in China to improve fuel economy by...

China’s Cars, Accelerating Global Demand for Fuel

From The Washington Post: Nodding his head to the disco music blaring out of his car’s nine speakers, Zhang Linsen swings the shiny, black Hummer H2 out of his company’s gates and on to the spacious four-lane road....

China: Welcome Gas Guzzlers

A sober commentary looking at China’s newfound love for oil guzzling SUVs and its consequences. Translated by CDT from the Beijing News. China, the second largest petroleum consumer behind only the United States, increased...

China, Japan Fail Again To Resolve Gas Dispute

China and Japan failed again to reach an agreement over an undersea natural gas field, although Beijing and Tokyo said that they were trying to improve relations. From Reuters: About a dozen rounds of official-level talks...



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