China ups aggression in South China Sea through military exercises
China’s navy, coast guard and maritime militia are a constant presence in the region.
Panel in favour of India joining RCEP
A high-level advisory group has batted strongly for India joining the proposed RCEP agreement. The grou...
India, ASEAN vow to step up ties in maritime sector, boost connectivity
The two sides made the affirmations at the 21st ASEAN-India Senior Of...
India-China spat delays deal covering a third of global trade
The main hurdle for RCEP remains tension between India and China over amount of goods with preferential tariffs.
India’s Foreign Minister Jaishankar pitches for rules-based order in Asia and world at large
“The 21st century is being hailed as the Asian century and CICA can surely play a useful role in promoting peace, security and development in Asia,” Jaishankar said in his address.
Senior officials of RCEP countries to meet in Bangkok on May 24
The meeting assumes significance as the member countries are aiming to conclude the negotiations by end of this year.
Act East to act Indo-Pacific: Agenda for the new government
In today’s multi-polar world, countries have to be imaginative in building new constituencies and seeking new partnership.
Fourth edition of Quadrilateral meet this week in Southeast Asia
The meet will be held in the backdrop of the joint sail of the navies of India, USA, Japan and Philippines in the South China Sea region and worsening ties between China.
American robotic process automation company to train 5 lakh Indian students
UiPath, which uses computer-vision to automate repetitive business processes involving software, has set a target to collaborate with 500 Indian institutes by 2020, up from the current 60.
Apex textile industry body tells government to be cautious with RCEP talks
The textile industry body said that while the ongoing US-China trade war presents an opportunity to Indian textile manufacturers to enhance their exports to the US, China too would be looking for new markets for its products.
RCEP: Aluminium, copper associations caution govt on China’s presence
Negotiators of the RCEP bloc will meet on May 24 in an inter-sessional meeting in a bid to conclude the mega trade agreement this year.
Upset India weighs diplomatic options against Malaysia
New Delhi has sufficient clout to put a diplomatic cost on Kuala Lumpur owing to Malaysian President Mahathir's defiance on Kashmir earlier in UNGA. India can shift its Malaysia purchase to Indonesia as a retaliatory step to Mohamed's non-compliance.
RCEP, including India, committed to conclude agreement by November
Doubts expressed in the grouping on India’s future in RCEP as certain govt depts are opposing the pact.
Indian warships take part in international maritime defence exhibition in Singapore
The IMDEX Asia-2019 commenced on May 14 and will also witness the participation of some of India's leading engineering and ship building firms.
China is blocking development in South China Sea through coercive means: Pompeo
China claims almost all of the South China Sea. Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan have counter claims over the area.
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