China: Daily Scan, May 20, 2022

Afghanistan
Statement Released from Afghan Politicians at Turkey Meeting: Tolo News
The Afghan politicians who recently met in Turkey released a statement saying that the establishment of a council will help change the curren....

Remembering Swami Vivekananda's Concept of Universal Brotherhood on Africa Day

In the history of mankind, there have been rare instances where the introductory words spoken by a person have electrified the whole audience as much as Swami Vivekananda’s groundbreaking speech to the 1893 World’s Parliament of Religions. ....

China: Daily Scan, May 19, 2022

Chinese premier stresses faster implementation of macro policies: Xinhuanet
May 18, 2022
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has called for an accelerated pace and ramped-up efforts in the implementation of macro policies. Li, also a mem....

Russia-China: The Unequal Relationship and its Implications

A brief background of world events will help set the context for assessing this relationship. Without delving into why Russia did what it did in Ukraine, over the past few years we have witnessed major powers attempting to consolidate or expand their....

Challenges that Confront South Korean President Yoon Suk-Yeol

Yoon Suk-yeol assumed the office of South Korea’s new President on 10 May and had barely settled into his new role when he found himself at the centre of an ongoing tug of war between the US and China. In a smart move, China sent Vice-President Wan....

A Compendium of Terrorist Groups

The last three decades has seen the South and West Asian regions turning into a hot bed of terror activities. Spreading from these regions, and alongside by many other isolated areas across the globe, terrorism today has become the biggest threat to ....

Decoding Russia's 'Missing' Cyberwar Amid War in Ukraine

… impact of cyber operations is missing ... Russian cyber operations lean towards low-cost disruption efforts that rely on cyber patriots and criminal hackers than their ability to carry out sophisticated degradation campaigns. Cyber is an excellen....

China: Daily Scan, May 17, 2022

Charting roadmap for China's modern infrastructure system: Xinhunaet
May 13, 2022
In the face of COVID-19 flare-ups and increasing downward pressure on the economy, the Chinese leadership is looking at infrastructure investmen....

In Aid of a Troubled Maritime Neighbour: India and the Sri Lankan Financial Crisis

India’s neighbourhood is in a churn with both Pakistan and Sri Lanka reeling under severe economic and political crises. While Pakistan, obstinately continues to inflict pain unto itself with its self-defeating obduracy, Sri Lanka finds itself at t....

Uncertain Future of Women Rights in Afghanistan

The world is in a state of flux. Ukraine crisis is triggering cascading risks globally. However, while the world attention is diverted to the Ukraine conflict, the crisis in Afghanistan remains sidelined. The country faces confluence of multiple cri....

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