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As China looks set to scrap two-term limit for Xi Jinping, global media fears rise of one-man dictatorship
World

As China looks set to scrap two-term limit for Xi Jinping, global media fears rise of one-man dictatorship

That Xi Jinping is the most powerful leader of China since Mao Zedong has often been claimed by China watchers. Beijing's latest move to remove presidential term limits on Xi has just confirmed these speculations.

Narendra Modi’s grand ASEAN outreach: Can PM overcome complex geopolitical challenges with his personal touch?
India

Narendra Modi’s grand ASEAN outreach: Can PM overcome complex geopolitical challenges with his personal touch?

For all of Modi's ambition and optimism regarding bilateral ties with ASEAN, there still exists a mismatch between India and ASEAN's expectations from each other and capabilities in meeting those expectations

India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit: Narendra Modi emphasises India's commitment to bloc
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India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit: Narendra Modi emphasises India's commitment to bloc

Addressing India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit's, Narendra Modi said the friendship between India and ASEAN has been nurtured by shared cultural linkages

Cambodian premier Hun Sen leads massive rally in Phnom Penh to mark fall of Khmer Rouge regime
World

Cambodian premier Hun Sen leads massive rally in Phnom Penh to mark fall of Khmer Rouge regime

Cambodian premier Hun Sen led a huge rally on Sunday marking the anniversary of the fall of the genocidal Khmer Rouge regime.

Narendra Modi says under Act East policy, govt to make Mizoram 'gateway to South East Asian nations'
India

Narendra Modi says under Act East policy, govt to make Mizoram 'gateway to South East Asian nations'

The high literacy rate, the presence of a large number of English-speaking people and good hospitality could transform Mizoram into a model tourist destination, Narendra Modi said

ASEAN Summit in Manila: On day's agenda, Narendra Modi-Donald Trump bilateral talks, focus on terrorism, South China Sea dispute
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ASEAN Summit in Manila: On day's agenda, Narendra Modi-Donald Trump bilateral talks, focus on terrorism, South China Sea dispute

World leaders from US, India, Australia, Japan, Russia and members of the 10-bloc nation ASEAN are set to gather and discuss a host of issues in Manila

South China Sea may dominate ASEAN Summit, Chinese premier says Beijing wants to 'bilaterally resolve disputes'
World

South China Sea may dominate ASEAN Summit, Chinese premier says Beijing wants to 'bilaterally resolve disputes'

With China's controversial military buildup likely to be a major issue at the ASEAN summit, Premier Li Keqiang clearly reiterated Beijing's long-held position that it wants to bilaterally resolve its disputes with its neighbours over the South China Sea

North Korea's Kim Jong-un calls Donald Trump 'mentally deranged', warns him after UNGA speech: US ramps up sanctions
World

North Korea's Kim Jong-un calls Donald Trump 'mentally deranged', warns him after UNGA speech: US ramps up sanctions

North Korea's Kim Jong-Un on Friday mocked Donald Trump as "mentally deranged" — and warned he will make the US president "pay dearly" for threatening the destruction of his country at the United Nations.

India, China discard old ideologies: With a weak US, Asian neighbours focus on new geopolitical concerns
India

India, China discard old ideologies: With a weak US, Asian neighbours focus on new geopolitical concerns

India and China's decision to have a "forward-looking" discussion at the bilateral meeting between the heads of the two governments during the 9th BRICS Summit underlines the growing need for policy realignment in a rapidly changing world.

Centre working to strengthen economic ties with South East Asian countries, says Nirmala Sitharaman
India

Centre working to strengthen economic ties with South East Asian countries, says Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman said that steps have been taken to strengthen economic ties with several South East Asian countries especially neighbouring Myanmar

India, Myanmar discuss ways to boost trade, investments in sixth Joint Trade Committee meet
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India, Myanmar discuss ways to boost trade, investments in sixth Joint Trade Committee meet

Indian commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman sought cooperation of Myanmar in enhancing road, sea and air connectivity between the countries to increase bilateral trade

Narendra Modi govt aiming to make North East India a gateway to South East Asia
India

Narendra Modi govt aiming to make North East India a gateway to South East Asia

The government aims to make the North East of India a gateway to South East Asia and is making huge investments for the overall development of the region, but lack of cleanliness could hamper this dream, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.

Wikiconference India 2016: Wikipedia's plans for growth in India are unclear
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Wikiconference India 2016: Wikipedia's plans for growth in India are unclear

Fifteen years after Wikipedia was born, a dozen years after it became popular and roughly a decade after it began drawing serious attention in India, campaigners building the world's most ambitious and freely sharable online Wikipedia are still wondering how to really take it forward in this part of the globe.

Do joint exercises with friendly foreign countries esp South East Asia: Parrikar to armed forces
India

Do joint exercises with friendly foreign countries esp South East Asia: Parrikar to armed forces

On Thursay Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar directed the armed forces to carry out joint exercises with friendly foreign countries specially, in South East Asia, in tune with India's 'Act East Policy'.

India, Thailand sign key pacts to boost economic and defence ties
India

India, Thailand sign key pacts to boost economic and defence ties

India and Thailand decided to strengthen cooperation in the fields of economy, counter terrorism, cyber security and human trafficking.

Narendra Modi continues Vajpayee’s legacy of appeasement of China
World

Narendra Modi continues Vajpayee’s legacy of appeasement of China

India under the BJP is so sensitive to China's reaction that it has always compromised both principles and pragmatism in its relations with Taiwan.

40 million Indians are at risk of coastal floods due to climate change
World

40 million Indians are at risk of coastal floods due to climate change

Apart from climate change, changes in settlement patterns, and rapid urbanisation have increased risk of extreme climate and sea-level rise in SE Asia.

Southeast Asia on radar of two Indian startups
Startup

Southeast Asia on radar of two Indian startups

Two Indian startups -- one an e-commerce venture and the other a transportation solutions provider -- are expecting to reap rich dividends from the Southeast Asian markets.

'Duterte tests limits of human decency': John Oliver takes on the 'Trump of the East'
World

'Duterte tests limits of human decency': John Oliver takes on the 'Trump of the East'

John Oliver, host of popular YouTube show 'Last Week Tonight', took on Rodrigo Duterte, the man famously known as the ‘Trump of the East’.

Chinese military buildup in South China Sea disturbing: Top US official
World

Chinese military buildup in South China Sea disturbing: Top US official

China is challenging international law, freedom of navigation and the peaceful resolution of disputes which is a cause of concern for many Asian countries.