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VIF News Digest: Far East including Japan, the Koreas, Indo-Pacific, Australia, Taiwan and ASEAN (Vol 2 Issue II)

January 16- February 15, 2018

ASEAN

ASEAN Leaders Present in Republic Day of India

In a historic moment, the leaders of all the ASEAN countries of Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Singapore...

VIF News Digest: Far East including Japan, the Koreas, Indo-Pacific, Australia, Taiwan and ASEAN (Vol 2 Issue I)

December 1-January 15, 2018

ASEAN

$1 Billion Credit for ASEAN Connectivity Projects

While addressing the Association of South Asian Nations (ASEAN)-India Connectivity Summit jointly organized...

VIF News Digest: ASEAN, Indo-Pacific, East Asia, Japan & China (Vol 1 Issue III)

November 16-30, 2017

ASEAN

Malaysia

Mahathir Mohammad in the Cross Hairs after Inquiry into Central Bank Losses

On November 30, an inquiry into huge losses by Malaysia...

VIF News Digest: ASEAN, Indo-Pacific, East Asia, Japan & China (Vol 1 Issue II)

Nov 1-15, 2017

ASEAN

Indonesia

Terror Financing done Online, finds new Joint Report

According to a new joint study by the country’s National Counter-terrorism Agency...

Fortnightly Review & Analysis: ASEAN, Indo-Pacific, East Asia, Japan & China (Vol 2 Issue X)

Oct 16-31, 2017

ASEAN

Myanmar: USDP Objects to amending Verification Process of Rohingyas

Myanmar’s opposition party the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) said it would monitor...

Fortnightly Review & Analysis: ASEAN, Indo-Pacific, East Asia, Japan & China (Vol 2 Issue IX)

Oct 1-15, 2017

ASEAN

Myanmar Peace Process - An Update

Myanmar Army chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing urged all of the country’s ethnic armed groups to sign the nationwide ceasefire agreement (...

Fortnightly Review & Analysis: ASEAN, Indo-Pacific, East Asia, Japan & China (Vol 2 Issue XVIII)

Sep 16-30, 2017

ASEAN

ASEAN Endorses South China Sea Code Proposal

ASEAN foreign ministers endorsed a proposal by Vietnam Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Phạm Bình Minh for the...

Fortnightly Review & Analysis: ASEAN, Indo-Pacific, East Asia, Japan & China (Vol 2 Issue XVII)

Sep 1-15, 2017

ASEAN

Myanmar

PM Narendra Modi visited Myanmar form 05-07 September 2017 after attending the BRICS Summit at Xiamen, China. This visit can be said to have been his first...

Fortnightly Review & Analysis: ASEAN, Indo-Pacific, East Asia, Japan & China (Vol 2 Issue XVI)

Aug 16-31, 2017

ASEAN

Myanma

Coordinated Attacks on Police and Military by Muslim Militant Group

On 25 August Muslim militants in Rakhine state of Myanmar carried out...

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