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U.S. Allows Coke to Sell Drinks

Friday, December 14th, 2012
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Myanmar will finally get to drink the famous Coca-Cola drink thanks to a decision by the U.S. government to allow investments in the Southeast Asian country. Once the government issues a license, Coca-Cola will begin importing its prod- ucts from neighboring countries.

India Forges Better Ties With East Asia

Monday, September 17th, 2012

With recent sweeping changes in the world order, the role of India has increasingly come under the arch lights. While one view point is that India will continue to play a regional role as the United States and China grapple for the centre of global power, there are also views that India could well emerge under from under the dragon’s and eagle’s shadows to create another new world order.

Thailand Adopts ‘Project Homecoming’ to Recycle Ink And Tone Cartridges

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Ink Cartridge Satogeaeri (or Project Homecoming) is the first ever unique joint initiative of leading brands – Epson, Brother, Canon, HP, Dell and Lexmark – of printers to recycle ink-and-tone cartridges. This project, launched in Japan in 2008, is to be adopted in Thailand later this year.

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South Korean Growth Rate Revised Downward, Following First-quarter Growth

Thursday, September 1st, 2011

South Korea continues in its position as fourth-largest economy in Asia by a 1.3 percent Gross Domestic Product. However, although early estimates in April showed 1.4 percent, the Bank of Korea affirmed in the first week of June that the first quarter GDP stood at 1.3 percent.

U.S. Lags as China Goes on Science Overdrive

Friday, August 12th, 2011

The China of today as an economic powerhouse is rapidly achieving technology self-sufficiency. Now China is rewriting its scientific history as well. Said to once have been the cradle of human civilization and the land that gave the world many firsts, including gunpowder, paper, the compass and printing, China is today straddling the frontiers of New Science.

Chinese-Made MG on British Roads Again

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

There is good news for MG fans. It is going to be back on the road again, thanks to its being revived by Chinese automotive giant Shanghai Auto- motive Industry Corporation, the present owner of the brand. About 87 years ago, Morris Garage was the first wave of automobile sports fashion to happen to Britain. It is synonymous with everything a sports car needs to be. MG Rover Group, as it was known then, eventually went into the red and was acquired by NAC, one of China’s oldest carmakers.

China’s Stranglehold on Rare Earth Ores - The Repercussions

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Rare Earth Elements – REEs – are making headlines of late, and for all the wrong reasons.

Even a year ago discussion of rare earth elements remained confined mostly to academic and technical discussions among manufacturers of sophisticated devices such as cell phones and laptops. REE s are also used in the manufacture of cruise missiles, precision guided missiles, reactive armor as well as radar systems. And they are also the driving force behind most green technologies today. The most important civilian applications for rare earth elements are for use are in wind powered turbines as well as plugin hybrid vehicles. Oil refiners use rare earth materials as catalysts.

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Future of Biomass Energy in Asia

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Since the discovery of fossil fuel (petrol/gaso- line/diesel, etc.), several micro-evolutions have hap- pened in all aspects of life. Many of today’s developed countries owe their growth to energy resources such as coal and oil. Most of the heavy industries grew on the backbone of these sources of energy and used it to build the economy of their respective nations.

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