Latest Asia Pacific News

  • Chalice Mining closes oversubscribed SSP

    ASX-listed Chalice Mining has today closed its share purchase plan, raising A$15 million to accelerate its metals project in Western Australia

  • Manila expressway to begin next month

    The sponsor of a nearly $2 billion expressway in the metro Manila area said that work will begin next month

  • Basic Energy receives infusion

    Philippines-based real estate company Map 2000 Development (M2DC) has infused close to P2.8 billion ($58.3 million) for a roughly 67.83% interest in Philippines-based Basic Energy

  • Gulf Energy acquires Global Mind Management

    Thailand-based Gulf Energy Development has acquired a 70% stake in Global Mind Management from Nech Opportunities Fund for around $40 million

  • Itochu to divest interest in Australian coal

    Japanese conglomerate Itochu has pledged to divest interest in its Australian thermal coal mines with sell offs expected to commence this year

  • AGL awards battery contract

    Australian utilities company AGL Energy has today awarded a battery supply contract to an international JV

  • NRW extends takeover bid

    Infrastructure services provider NRW Holdings has extended the closing date of its takeover offer to acquire engineering company Primero to 12 February

  • NZ aluminium smelter operating through 2024

    Rio Tinto and Meridian Energy agreed on the future of an aluminium smelter on South Island of New Zealand amid redevelopment plans for Southland

  • SGX appoints Cho as head of sustainable finance

    Singapore Exchange has appointed Herry Cho as the managing director of the head of sustainability and sustainable finance, effective from 8 February 

  • SN Aboitiz refinances Philippines hydropowers

    SN Aboitiz Power-Benguet, a JV of Norway-based SN Power and Philippines-based Aboitiz Power, has signed a P18 billion debt to refinance 2 hydropower rehabilitation projects in Philippines

  • Developer issues EOI on Oz’s largest BESS

    Origin Energy requested expressions of interest for firms to supply and install a large-scale battery energy storage system in New South Wales near Australia’s largest power station

  • Shortlist receives RFP on Pacific Islands floatovoltaics

    Seven teams of advisers received a request for proposal to assist on preparing floating solar PV projects in the Pacific Islands

  • Newcrest board approves funding for WA mine

    The board of Australian miner Newcrest Mining on Tuesday approved A$146 million for the company’s proposed Havieron Project in Western Australia

  • Cooney joins TPG Telecom

    Marketing specialist Kieren Cooney has today been appointed as group executive consumer and member of the executive team at the Australia mobile services company TPG Telecom

  • Row over Chevron’s LNG plant deepens

    Chevron’s Gorgon LNG plant in Western Australia continues to be a thorn in its side, as new documents have brought to light the failure of its delayed carbon capture system