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China’s Future Energy Resource: Hydrogen

Energy transition is a trend many countries adopt to address the climate change challenge in the 21st century. The measures undertaken by various governments are diverse based on their capabilities and resources. China, the world's largest emitter of....

China: Daily Scan, August 23, 2022

Changing of China’s diplomatic guard on agenda for this year’s party congress: South China Morning Post
August 21, 2022
With cross-strait tensions skyrocketing following this month’s controversial visit to Taiwan by Nancy ....

Role of Cyber-enabled Technologies in the Russia-Ukraine Armed Conflict

The cyber conflict has blurred the distinctions between state-backed hackers and patriotic amateurs, making it harder for governments to determine who attacks them and respond effectively. However, both Russia and Ukraine appear to have welcomed tech....

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 1-15 August 2022

DEFENCE

China’s transition from Hiding to Showing its Strength! India’s Determined March to Developed Nation – 2047

It is said that Mandarin is a nuanced language, where multiple meanings can be drawn and where even the tone in which it is spoken can completely change the meaning. What Deng Xiaoping said in 1989-90 has had many versions, the commonest being, ....

China: Daily Scan, August 16, 2022

China's State Council appoints, removes officials: Xinhuanet
August 10, 2022
The State Council, China's cabinet, announced the appointment and removal of officials on Wednesday. Zhang Xingwang was appointed vice minister of agri....

Financial Stability Board of the G20: Emerging Vulnerabilities to Global Financial Stability

Set up by the G20 in 2009, the Financial Stability board (FSB) is venerable institution with a responsibility to assess the vulnerabilities in the global financial system and suggest measures to deal with them. It coordinates the actions of the centr....

VIF Cyber Review: July 2022

NATIONAL
Government of India issued a consultation paper on the “Need for a new legal framework governing Telecommunication in India”.
On 28 July 2022, the Ministry of Communications, Department of Telecommunications, Govt. o....

India-Japan: Maritime Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

The Indo-Pacific, stretching from the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) to the central Pacific Ocean, is home to a large diversity of marine resources and ecosystems and plays a significant role in regional and global trade networks. Two states which look to....

China: Daily Scan, August 10, 2022

China intensifies crackdown on cryptocurrency hype, speculation: Xinhuanet
August 9, 2022
China's internet watchdog on Tuesday said it had intensified a crackdown on illegal online information that may lead to speculation and fr....

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