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China: Daily Scan, June 29, 2022

Xi encourages grain farmers to contribute to national food security: Xinhuanet June 28, 2022 Chinese President Xi Jinping has underscored the exemplary role of large-scale grain growers in encouraging more farmers to contribute to the country's food...

Economic Dimensions of Russia-Ukraine War

Russia-Ukraine war is in its fourth month. There are no signs of the conflict coming to an end soon. While the political and military dimensions of the war have drawn a lot of attention, the social and economic implications of the conflict are...

China: Daily Scan, June 23, 2022

China's top political advisor calls for fostering green, low carbon development: Xinhuanet June 22, 2022 China's top political advisor Wang Yang has called for efforts to foster high-quality growth that embodies green and low-carbon development....

China: Daily Scan, June 21, 2022

Li Hongzhong elected Party chief of China's Tianjin: Xinhuanet June 20, 2022 Li Hongzhong has been elected secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Tianjin Municipal Committee. Li was elected to the post at the first plenary session of the...

Ukraine Conflict: A UK perspective

VIF organized a closed door round table discussion on a “Review of Russia-Ukraine Conflict”: A UK Perspective on 06 June 2022 in the physical mode at the VIF with members of the strategic community and Brigadier Nick Sawyer, Defence Advisor, British...

China: Daily Scan, June 17, 2022

At least 14 provincial officials under investigation since August amid grain anti-corruption campaign: Global Times June 16, 2022 At least 14 provincial officials have been investigated since August last year, as China has been focusing on anti-...

China: Daily Scan, June 16, 2022

Former head of state reserves authority under probe: Xinhuanet June 15, 2022 Zhang Wufeng, former director of the National Food and Strategic Reserves Administration, is being investigated for suspected severe violations of discipline and law....

Evolving security dynamic in West Asia and India’s challenges

As the controversy over the disrespect to Islam and the Holy Prophet by some errant individuals of the Indian ruling party raged across West Asia , I was happy to see the book edited by veteran diplomat and West Asia expert Ambassador Anil...

China: Daily Scan, June 10, 2022

China to improve public interest litigations on water resources: Xinhuanet June 9, 2022 A new regulation on establishing and improving the cooperation mechanism between water resources law enforcement and procuratorial public interest litigations...

China: Daily Scan, June 8, 2022

Chinese premier stresses smoothing transportation and logistics, stabilizing economy: Xinhuanet June 7, 2022 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has stressed further smoothing transportation and logistics to ensure the operation of market entities and...

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