Business in Asia: Oil and Gas, Mining news

Greta Thunberg encourages Asian student protesters to speak up against Vietnamese coal plant

Greta Thunberg, Swedish environmental activist is publicly supporting young student climate protesters in Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam to speak up against the Vung Ang 2 coal-fired power plant project in Vietnam. The students are opposing the power plant saying that the addition of a coal plant that emits greenhouse gases will have catastrophic consequences…

Danish Pension funds criticised for investing in Chinese gold producer after miners were trapped

Two Danish Pension companies, PKA Pension, and PFA Pension are being criticized for each having invested approx. DKK 25 million into the co-owners of a Chinese gold mine where 22 miners have been trapped underground since 10 January. According to Danwatch, the explosion causes speculation of safety standards and whether these are overlooked in the…