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Japan, Russia to agree on joint economic projects

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Russian President Vladimir Putin are to agree on priority projects for joint economic activities on the 4 Russian-held islands claimed by Japan. Abe will begin a 2-day visit to Vladivostok in Russia’s Far East on Wednesday to attend the Eastern Economic Forum. The summit …

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Economic logic behind B&R outweighs risks

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By Joyce Chimbi Much has been made of China’s Belt and Road initiative that will directly involve trade between 65 countries globally, and eventually affect the lives of two out of every three people around the world. This is, as a result, a mega project with a global buy-in, particularly …

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How to win the Afghan war

By Raze WHEN asked about the US Afghan strategy in July, Trump told reporters: “…. I want to find out why we’ve been there for 17 years, how it’s going, and what we should do in terms of additional ideas”. Here are a dozen explanations for the present chaos in …

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The Facts and China’s Position

Concerning the Indian Border Troops’ Crossing of the China-India Boundary in the Sikkim Sector into the Chinese Territory I 1. The Dong Lang area (Doklam) is located in Yadongcounty of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China. It borders India’s Sikkim state on the west and the Kingdom of Bhutan on …

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In South Asia, be the Un-China

By Suhasini Haidar As the stand-off between the Indian and Chinese militaries enters its third month at Doklam, it is not just Bhutan that is keenly anticipating the potential fallout. The entire neighbourhood is watching. There is obvious interest in how the situation plays out and the consequent change in …

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China sheds light on alleviating poverty in India

By Rabi Sankar Bosu “A good life is created with one’s own hands, so poverty is nothing to fear. If we have determination and confidence, we can overcome any difficulty,” President Xi Jinping said on June 16, 2015. During the 11th ASEAN-China Forum on social development and poverty reduction, held …

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Has Narenda Modi switched sides?

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By F. William Engdahl It’s very discomforting to see the nation of India, one of the great potential leading countries of the world systematically self-destruct. Provoking a new war with China over remote chunks of land in the high Himalayas where the borders of China’s Tibet Autonomous Region converge with …

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