Differences in the nuclear power balance between the Cold War and Asia today – 33rd APR 2019

So during the Cold War, we were talking only about two main nuclear power states. This was US and USSR, both in ideological conflict with each other, and the kind of nuclear weapons that they had led to a certain kind of deterrence relationship. In today’s times, in the Asia-Pacific particularly, we are looking at […]

Why is CHINA betting on NUCLEAR POWER? – VisualPolitik EN

Nuclear power is like adult entertainment… a lot of people say they don’t like it but, then, you find it all over the place. Maybe you thought nuclear power wasn’t fashionable anymore. Maybe you thought that after the Fukushima disaster, the whole world was showing its back to nuclear power. Well… the opposite is true. […]

Why Indonesia should shift from coal to solar power

We need to shift to non-fossil technology We need to shift to the green technology The energy demand in Southeast Asia has grown by approximately 60% in the last 15 years That in and of itself is no problem But Indonesia is one of the countries that has the most coal plans on the books […]

China’s Nuclear Boom | China’s Future MEGAPROJECTS: Part 7

Another answer is nuclear power, which is much less controversial in China because of its prodigious demand for electricity–and the inability of its people to mount any real challenges to the government’s plans. Mainland China currently has 31 nuclear power reactors in operation, and another 24 under construction. Compare this to the United States, which […]

SOLARKIOSK introductory video

When you fly over Africa at night, it’s a dark place. There’s no electricity, there’s no light. And that’s an absurdity because during the day it’s the brightest place that you can possibly think of with so much sunlight. So what we want to do is, we want to capture the sunlight, transform it into […]

ASEAN explained in 5 minutes

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations – ASEAN for short, is an association that today consists of 10 Southeast Asian states. In 1967, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Malaysia founded ASEAN. The aim was to improve economic, political and social cooperation. Another objective was to balance political conflicts between these countries that existed as […]

Shenzhen: City of the Future. The high-tech life of China’s Silicon Valley

They have a saying in China to see the country’s past go to the Bejing for present to visit Shanghai and for the future It has to be Shenzhen. By Chinese standards Shenzhen is a very young and futuristic metropolis The city is positively bristles with innovation. Just 50 years ago it was nothing but […]

How Trump Has Made China Great Again: The Daily Show

With his trip concluded, it’s worth taking a step back to look at how Trump’s policies toward Asia are actually working. Because, while Donald Trump is gaining friends, America is losing money and power. For instance, in his very first week as president, Trump pulled out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a decision many people agreed […]