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INDIA: India's first reverse bidding wind auction, allocating 1GW of wind projects, defied all expectations with a price of INR 3.46/kWh…
03.24 / 09:36
windpowermonthly.com
As Donald Trump’s presidency barely passes its one-month mark, Trump has launched profound threats against immigrants and refugees, our human rights, and our climate. In the face of his hateful and destructive policies, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) a…
03.24 / 08:31
newamericamedia.org
  by Rommel Conclara, ABS-CBN News   Philippine officials were recently in San Francisco, looking to court US companies to the Philippines. Officials hoped that companies would be persuaded because of the strong Philippine economy — which economists say is the strongest in all of Asia. “The number one consideration is the GDP,” said Undersecretary […
03.24 / 03:23
balitangamerica.tv
SEOUL, March 16 (Yonhap) — Saddled with a slew of onerous tasks at home and work, Kang Dong-heun sleeps around five hours a day. The 37-year-old high-school teacher raises a hyperactive toddler daughter and helps his students striving to enter top-tier universities. The demanding obligations force Kang to drink up to five cups of coffee…
03.24 / 02:01
koreatimesus.com
A city civil court in the southern Indian city of Bangalore on March 2, 2017, ordered the news website The Wire to take down two articles critical of Rajeev Chandrasekhar, a member of India's upper house of parliament, according to one of the website's founding editor and news…
03.24 / 00:28
cpj.org
In the South Pacific nation of Fiji, free and compulsory education, introduced three years ago, in association with better awareness and child protection measures, is helping to reduce children’s vulnerability to harmful and hazardous forms of work. But eliminating child labour, which is also prevalent in other Pacific Island states, such as Papua New Guinea […
03.24 / 00:20
ipsnews.net
Today, a Federal court in Hawaii blocked a second attempt by President Trump to ban Muslims from entering the country. “We applaud the court for recognizing the blatant discriminatory intent behind the executive order,” said Elica Vafaie, Staff Attorney and Program Manager at Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus. “If this is implemented, it will have devastating consequences for our commu…
Asian Americans Advancing Justice Strongly Opposes Restrictionist Immigration Bill Washington, DC — Today, Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) and Senator David Perdue (R-GA) filed a bill called the RAISE Act that would upend the immigration system to further a white n…
Beijing and Washington are at odds regarding North Korea. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to China did not help, says DW’s Frank Sie…
03.23 / 22:07
dw.com
More Asian LNG buyers are trying to avoid taking the U.S. supplies they signed up for just a few years ago in order to cut shipping…
03.23 / 21:36
worldoil.com