Tag Archives: Asia

Asia can’t Save Russia’s Energy Sector

Russia’s reckless and bloody invasion of Ukraine in February set in motion a cascade of events for which it was ill-prepared. Europe began the process of divorcing itself from Russian fossil fuels, the U.S. coordinated sweeping export controls on key inputs such as semiconductors with Asian partners, and the Russian …

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China Warns NATO not to Interfere in Asia

China increasingly sees the war in Ukraine — and the roles of the United States and its NATO allies in backing Kyiv against Moscow — as a reflection of future tensions to come between the military bloc and Beijing in the Indo-Pacific. Ever since Russian tanks first crossed into Ukraine …

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Russia Eyeing up Asia as EU Considers Oil Ban

The European Union’s proposed phased embargo of Russian oil, as part of a new round of sanctions against Moscow for its invasion of Ukraine, means Russia will inevitably look to Asia, one analyst said on Wednesday. The EU proposed its toughest sanctions yet against Russia on Wednesday, including a phased …

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Asia’s $350 Billion Gas Build-Out Stirs Energy Debate

Asia is pumping billions of dollars into new gas infrastructure, making the region pivotal in a debate over the role of the fossil fuel as the world aims to curb emissions. The region has more than $350 billion of projects underway to expand liquefied natural gas terminals, gas-burning power plants …

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