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India gathers ASEAN leaders to boost maritime security to counter China

<b>New Delhi</b><b>:</b> India is gathering the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Regional Cooperation (ASEAN) for a summit on Thursday to promote …

China

Israel's Netanyahu pushes for India free trade deal during rare visit

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India and Israel will begin work on a free trade pact that Israel has been pushing for, officials said on Monday, as Benjamin Netanyahu began a first visit by an Israeli prime minister in 15 years.<p>Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shakes hands with his Indian …

India

Trump has weakened the U.S., taken us in the wrong direction: Nicholas Burns

<i>Nicholas Burns has served in the U.S. government for 27 years and worked closely with several Presidents, Republican as well as Democratic. As Under</i> …

Geopolitics

India-Israel ties are all set to touch new highs

In 1893, Swami Vivekananda famously invoked India’s embracing “inclusivity” in his seminal address to the World Parliament of Religions in Chicago by …

Israel

India and Israel

There are a number of reasons for the change in India’s attitude toward Israel.<p>Visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Israeli Prime …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

ASEAN nations in talks with Centre to extend India-Myanmar-Thailand highway to Vietnam

<b>New Delhi:</b> The government is in talks with ASEAN countries to extend the India-Myanmar-Thailand (IMT) highway up to Vietnam, a senior official said …

ADB lowers India's GDP forecast for FY-18 to 6.7 per cent

The Asian Development Bank on Wednesday lowered India's 2017 economic growth forecast to 6.7% from the earlier 7%, saying recovery in the Indian …

Economics

Asia’s Other Nuclear Standoff

With the world focused on the scary possibility of war on the Korean Peninsula, not many people paid much attention to a series of naval exercises …

India is buying world's emptiest airport in its battle for territorial dominance with China

India plans to buy the world's emptiest airport in an effort to limit China's influence in the Indian Ocean.<p>Designed to accommodate one million passengers per year, Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport — a vanity project by Sri Lanka's former President Mahinda Rajapaksa that opened in 2013 — is …

IMF’s Verdict on China Shouldn’t Sound Short-Term Alarms

A new International Monetary Fund (IMF) assessment of China’s financial system has found “tensions” between the country’s growth and financial …

South Asian countries fed up with India’s geopolitical games: Global Times

BEIJING, Dec 6 (APP):The Maldives’ signing of the FTA with China demonstrates that South Asian countries are fed up with India’s geopolitical games, …

India

The Coming War in Asia: Why It Is Hard to Imagine the Unimaginable

There has not been a large-scale war in Asia since 1945. Interstate conflicts in the region over the past decades included the 1962 Sino-Indian War, …

Bumpy Road Ahead: Living with China's New NGO Laws

A long-time human rights activist from Taiwan, Lee Ming-che, was detained by mainland authorities on 19 March for supposedly engaging in activities that endanger national security. He’s been missing ever since.<p>In addition to other concerns, this case interestingly has put China’s newly established …

Xi Jinping is Restoring 'Traditionalism' in China amid Cultural Revival Campaign

In 1934, confronted with rising pro-communist sentiments in his country, Chiang Kai-shek, leader of China’s Nationalist Party, launched the neotraditionalist New Life Movement (新生活運動) as part of a comprehensive anti-communist program that sought to use traditional values as a counterweight against …

Beijing’s Balkan backdoor

BELGRADE — In the thick of a discussion about the future of the Balkans, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić jumped from his chair, unfurled a …

Will Vietnam Pull the US back to Asia?

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s White House visit on May 31 has set an ambitious agenda for Vietnam–U.S. relations. The meeting was in the spotlight due to the uncertainty surrounding the Trump administration’s policy toward the Asia-Pacific and the political chaos in Washington. …

Vietnam