RoK maintains second-largest coal subsidies in world: report World

RoK maintains second-largest coal subsidies in world: report

The Republic of Korea (RoK) maintains the second-largest coal subsidies in the world, as other countries move to cut state support for such energy programmes, the Yonhap News Agency cited a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). ​

Phu Yen fishermen equipped with ICOM devices

Eighteen fishermen from the central province of Phu Yen have been equipped with ICOM radio devices, which help them get in touch with the mainland in case any contingency occurs during offshore fishing operations.

Reforms of fossil fuel fiscal policy - not only price

The President of Vietnam has committed to eliminating ineffective fossil fuel subsidies, which is in line with the country’s National Strategy on Green Growth. However, a lot of challenges remain in realising this goal.

Consumer optimism falls in Indonesia

Indonesian consumers are less optimistic pessimistic about the country’s economic growth following their government’s decision to reduce fuel subsidies on June 15.