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aseanTrade war and costs speeding shifts of production to ASEAN and USA

Manufacturers are expanding to other regions in Asia because of rising mainland labor costs in recent years. This move is speeding up with the Trade War. Hong Kong and mainland companies are planning to hire more staff in cheaper regions …

chinaChina will again triple dredging and will have over 50 fortified islands by 2030 in South China Sea

China has purchased 200 dredging ships over the last 11 years. Most of the technology was from Germany, Japan and other countries. China tripled its dredging capacity over the last 15 years. China can now build its own large and …

aseanAsian economies out to 2030, India third place world economy by 2028

Japan Center for Economic Research has forecasted the Asian economies out to 2030. The center released its third Medium-Term Asian Economic Forecast for 2017 through 2030. The report, titled “Digital Asia 5.0 — Innovation changes economic power relationship,” puts the …

asiaASEAN surprised with stronger GDP growth in 2017 and trying to sustain

The majors ASEAN economies (Vietnam, Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand) had solid to great economic growth in 2017. October projection of world growth by the world bank increased from 3.2 percent in 2016 to 3.6 percent in 2017 and 3.7 percent in 2018—an upward revision …

artificial intelligence7% GDP growth in Vietnam, Philippines start of a fintech-AI-reform powered long World Economic Boom

There could finally be return to a global economic boom (GDP growth over 4%) similar to the PC and internet boom of the 1990s and early 2000s. The Boom years of the 1960s and early 1970s at over 5% global …

asiaUSA Actually achieved its objective and won the Vietnam War

There is an interesting assessment of the Vietnam War. In order to determine who won and who lost the war it asks three questions (1) what was the goals of the involved parties. (2) What price did they have to …

asiaSuper H-mode plasma could greatly increase tokomak fusion power

Meet “Super H mode,” a newly discovered state of tokamak plasma that could sharply boost the performance of future fusion reactors. This new state raises the pressure at the edge of the plasma beyond what previously had been thought possible, …

air forceWhat Are The Bright Spots On Ceres?

A guest post by Joseph Friedlander Paul Scott Anderson of The Meridiani Journal blog has written about the bright spots on Ceres,  as has Brian Wang of Next Big Future https://www.nextbigfuture.com/2015/02/nasa-dawns-spacecraft-will-be-orbiting.html at  http://themeridianijournal.com/2015/05/image-gallery-closer-view-of-ceres-bright-spots/ Anderson has published a nice crop of …

asiaNatural Gas Fracked bacterial fishmeal can save the worlds fish and enable a lot more farmed fish

Methylococcus capsulatus is a methanotroph, a bacterium that metabolises methane. Salmon will consume pelletised protein made from these bacteria. And that could be handy for fish farmers. Calysta, a biotechnology firm in Menlo Park, California, proposes to take advantage of …

chinaAtomic switch networks—nanoarchitectonic design of a complex system for natural computing

Self-organized complex systems are ubiquitous in nature, and the structural complexity of these natural systems can be used as a model to design new classes of functional nanotechnology based on highly interconnected networks of interacting units. Conventional fabrication methods for …