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China: Daily Scan, September 13, 2022

Top Chinese legislator pays official goodwill visit to Mongolia: Xinhuanet
September 12, 2022
Li Zhanshu, chairman of China's National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, paid an official goodwill visit to Mongolia from....

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: August 2022

In the month of August 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized a total of seven expert group, think tank, round table and eminent person interactions with most of them being hybrid but with increasing in person attendance. The month....

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 ....

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....

China: Daily Scan, July 18, 2022

Oppo said it will respond to tax evasion allegations from India: Global Times
July 15, 2022
Chinese smartphone maker Oppo told the Global Times on Thursday that it was reviewing a response to a notice from India's Directorate of....

China: Daily Scan, July 11, 2022

Afghanistan
Afghan Coal Sold to Companies Linked to Pakistan Army: Analyst: Tolo News
Owners of coal factories in Afghanistan said the Afghan coal is being sold to three Pakistani companies: Fauji Fertilizer Power Station, Ch....

VIF Cyber Review: June 2022

National
“Cyber secure India is integral to national security and development”: Union Minister of Home Affairs
Addressing a national conference on cyber security and national security on 20 June 2022, the Union Minister of H....

South Asian Response to Ukraine Crisis: Political, Economic and Humanitarian Implications

The Russian “special military operation” launched against Ukraine on February 24, 2022, has impacted countries worldwide. While the global powers are busy in either extending support or condemning Russia in their respective ways, the fundamental ....

China: Daily Scan, June 06, 2022

China’s ‘no jab, no insurance’ notice for over-60s blamed on misreading of policy: South China Morning Post
June 3, 2022
Elderly people over 60 who refuse to get a Covid-19 vaccine will not have their basic medical insur....

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: April 2022

In the month of April 2022 Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) organized six expert group interactions with most of them being hybrid. All the interactions covered the relevant and engaging topics in the world and the region i.e. Sri Lanka, Uk....

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