Latest News for: Offshore policies


Refugees freed on six-month Australian visas live ‘life in limbo’

Al Jazeera 26 May 2022
And the new Labor government, elected over the weekend, is expected to maintain the country’s strict border protection policy ... He told Al Jazeera that the prevailing policy – held by the major Liberal and Labor parties – needs to change. He thinks there should be an end to offshore ...

No basis for RMB's sustained depreciation

China Daily 24 May 2022
The rebound of the economy after the pandemic is put under effective control, the series of pro-growth policies, the country's sound international balance of payment and the narrowing gap in difference between onshore and offshore currency prices all mean that the exchange rate ...

Why it’s still taking so long to fill shelves in Kamloops, Okanagan

Info News 24 May 2022
Until last fall’s washouts on B.C. Interior highways, the term “supply chain” was not something very many people had even heard about ... manufacturing has been shipped offshore ... “They’re going to have to make a policy decision on whether they want to continue to have all this manufacturing and production offshore.”.

Global stocks rally and the yuan jumps after Biden says he's weighing cutting tariffs on China

Business Insider 23 May 2022
President Joe Biden speaks on Earth Day at Seward Park in Seattle, Washington, on April 22, 2022 ... Biden's comments also boosted the yuan, China's currency, which has fallen sharply this year as the country's economy has slowed under the zero-COVID policy. The offshore yuan rose as much as 0.7% and was last up 0.53% to 6.664 per dollar ... Read more ... ....

An insidious ideology propagated by the morbidly rich has stopped progress dead in its tracks

Raw Story 23 May 2022
At this meeting 42 years ago, Henry Kissinger warned about the Soviet Union’s nuclear weapons and the first serious rumblings of neoliberal “free trade” policy were rolled out, arguably bringing America today’s offshored jobs and supply chain crises ... laws or policies into effect.

Winston Peters: Address To Otago University NZ Foreign Policy Class

Scoop 23 May 2022
There was a time when foreign policy was ...

If we want to continue as an investment hub we have to get climate right

The Irish Times 23 May 2022
The reduction of greenhouse gas emissions now is primarily an economic challenge not an environmental one. Yet there are few signs that all of government has rationalised this ... We are not devoid of policy instruments. Progress is being made on offshore wind, on solar ... These policy levers and opportunities will become more important over the decade ... .

TMID Editorial: The shift towards renewables

Independent Online 21 May 2022
In March, Dalli had told a Chamber of Commerce debate that Malta will generate a minimum 50 Megawatts from offshore wind farms or 65 MW from offshore solar plants by 2030. Dalli had emphasised Malta’s energy policy would be anchored in renewable energy, with various studies on offshore windfarms in Malta having already been carried out.

WoodMac: Offshore Wind is a $1 Trillion Business Opportunity

The Maritime Executive 20 May 2022
Wood Mackenzie expects that offshore wind is going to be a trillion-dollar business opportunity for the offshore sector by 2030 ... "By 2030, as much money will be invested in offshore wind as in onshore wind," wrote WoodMac in an advisory. "We project that almost $1 trillion will flow into the offshore wind industry over the next decade.".

California won't ban offshore drilling after legislation stalls

Politico 20 May 2022
California California won't ban offshore drilling after legislation stalls ... Offshore drilling platforms stand near Long Beach, Calif ... California’s modern environmental movement was spurred in part by the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill, with Southern California offshore platforms still within eyesight from shore.

JNU offshore campus in Kazakhstan

The Times of India 19 May 2022
To internationalise higher education, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on Wednesday agreed in principle to open an offshore campus in Kazakhstan ... Ajay Kumar Dubey, JNU’s pro-vice-chancellor (rector), told TOI, “Internationalisation of higher education is a major thrust area of National Education Policy.

Haaland's offshore reckoning

Politico 19 May 2022
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Global offshore wind market to reach 330 GW by 2030 - WoodMac

Renewables Now 18 May 2022
Wood Mackenzie expects nearly 80% of the offshore turbine capacity that will go online by 2030 to be influenced by local content policies. According to it, the integration of offshore wind capacity with other technologies will also significantly weigh on tender outcomes amid the world’s efforts for decarbonisation.

‘I thought the UK was a good country’: Sudan massacre refugee faces removal to Rwanda

The Observer 18 May 2022
The 25-year-old said ... Graphic ... He and four other Sudanese men he travelled with were taken to a detention centre and given a notice of intent about being offshored to Rwanda ... The PCS union, which represents Home Office staff, is challenging the department’s new offshoring policy along with NGOs Care4Calais, Detention Action and Freedom From Torture ... .

There’s no chance of cutting bills while the private sector runs the UK energy market

The Observer 18 May 2022
International evidence shows that “state-owned utilities have a higher tendency to invest in renewables”, because public bodies can insist on the implementation of policy objectives, and that this investment encourages further private investment. In the UK, contracts for offshore ...

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