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China menace decoded by the USA

If Sino Indian relations have reached an inflexion point following China's breach of all agreements as demonstrated by their recent actions in Eastern Ladakh so too have Sino-US relations. While the latter had been under stress, since the advent of...

The India - EU Summit: Implementation Remains the Key

The Strategic Partnership between India and EU was forged in 2004. The precursor to this partnership was a Joint Political Statement (1993) and a cooperation Agreement (1994)both of which laid the basis of this partnership. India and EU also agreed...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, June 02, 2020

Economic China bets on $2tn high-tech infrastructure plan to spark economy When Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang delivered his government's annual work report in Beijing recently, the $2 trillion new high-tech infrastructure initiative was high up...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 15, 2020

Strategic From Japan to US, pandemic 'exit plans' take shape Japan, its Asian neighbours, European countries and the U.S. are all looking to carve their own unique paths toward the same destination -- an exit from the coronavirus crisis that has...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 14, 2020

Economic China refuses to give up developing country status in WTO Despite the Trump administration's strong protests against China's unfair trading advantages in the World Trade Organization (WTO), the Chinese representative to the Geneva-based...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, May 5, 2020

Economic Coronavirus disproportionately affects women's health, finances Among the clichéd role stereotypes, is that women are more responsible for children and the household, and perhaps care for older family members as well. According to UNICEF,...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 27, 2020

Economic IMF, WTO Urge Caution on Export Restrictions The International Monetary Fund and the World Trade Organization warned on April 24 that export restrictions on medical supplies and food "can be dangerously counterproductive" as countries...

Fallout of COVID-19: Japanese and Koreans to shift base from China to India

Introduction The outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan has dramatically altered the social, political and economic lives of millions in as many as 205 countries. No one can even hazard a guess the kind of life the people...

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 1, 2020

Medical Smart Thermometers Track the Spread of Coronavirus in US The company, Kinsa Health, which produces internet-connected thermometers, created a US national map of fever levels on March 22. Kinsa thermometers connect to a cell phone app that...

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