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China: Daily Scan, September 9, 2022

Former senior Xiamen municipal legislator arrested: Xinhuanet
September 8, 2022
China's Supreme People's Procuratorate (SPP) has announced its decision to arrest Chen Jiadong, a former senior legislator in the city of Xiamen in ....

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, May 30, 2022

State Council appoints, removes officials: Xinhuanet
May 27, 2022
The State Council, China's cabinet, announced the appointment and removal of officials Friday. The State Council appointed Qi Yanjun vice minister of public secur....

China: Daily Scan, May 25, 2022

Chinese firm to invest 300 mln USD in Zimbabwe's lithium mine: Xinhuanet
May 24, 2022
China's Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt said Tuesday it will invest around 300 million U.S. dollars to develop the Arcadia hard-rock lithium mine in Zi....

China: Daily Scan, March 9, 2022

NPC Constitution, Law Committee deliberates draft amendment to law on local
legislatures, governments: Xinhuanet
March 9, 2022
The Constitution and Law Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) on Monday deliberate....

Europe Might be more Vulnerable than Most to Omicron

At 8:19 PM, on another day of incessant drizzle in Chennai, I clicked on Bloomberg.com only to see the following headlines captioned boldly on the landing page:

France & Austria Terror Attacks 2020: The Looming Shadow of Islamic Terrorism over Europe

“We [EU Member States] reiterate that terrorism, radicalisation, recruitment and financing related to terrorism are main common threats to the internal security of the EU”.

The 2015 Riga Joint Statemen....

Monthly Compilation of Views of VIF Expert Groups: August 2020

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) strives to ensure relevant geo-strategic discussions by different Expert Groups covering global as well as regional issues. In that vein, the groups hosted by VIF not only focused on foreign relations bu....

EU Budget and Special Economic Package to Fight COVID-19

The EU adopted a Euro 1.074 trillion dollar budget for a seven-year budget cycle from 1921-27 last month. This was combined with a Euro 750 billion package to assist the Member States to recover from the impact of COVID-19 on their economies.1

Interaction with Dr Thomas Bagger, Head of Policy Planning, German Foreign Office

Dr Thomas Bagger, Head of Policy Planning, German Foreign Office, visited the VIF on February 24, 2016 for an interaction that ranged across a wide and varied geostrategic landscape, inter alia, the future of the European Union, German foreign policy....

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