Geopolitical Relevance of the Pacific Islands for India and the Indo-Pacific Region

The Vivekananda International Foundation organised a virtual talk by Ms. Cleo Paskal, Non-Resident Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), Washington DC on "Geopolitical Relevance of the Pacific Islands for India and the Indo-Pacific ....

China’s Big Two Sessions Confirm Xi Jinping as China’s Pre-eminent Unrivalled Leader

The plenary sessions of the 14th National People's Congress (NPC) -- China's version of a parliament -- and 14th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) -- China's top political advisory body -- that concluded on March 13 were, a....

AUKUS’s Nuclear Submarine Pact: Implications

Two strategic groupings – the Quad and AUKUS – are in the news that has caught world’s attention. While the Quad has been for been in existence for some time now, AUKUS is a recent construct. When in September 2021, Australia, the UK and the US....

US- India & Indo-Pacific: Takeaways from 2022

The year 2022 brought a series of geopolitical changes of global magnitude that were last witnessed somewhat in the Cold War period. The economic slowdown and the disruption of the supply chains that were triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic got furthe....

China: Daily Scan, December 30, 2022

State Council appoints, removes officials: Xinhuanet
December 29, 2022
The State Council, China's cabinet, announced the appointment and removal of officials Thursday. Song Tao was appointed director of the Taiwan Affairs Office....

China: Daily Scan, December 27, 2022

Xi stresses protection of people's safety, health: Xinhuanet
December 26, 2022
Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, demanded more targeted efforts to carry out patriotic health c....

China: Daily Scan, December 26, 2022

Xi meets with HKSAR chief executive: Xinhuanet
December 23, 2022
President Xi Jinping on Friday met with Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) John Lee, who is on a duty visit to Beijing. Durin....

China: Daily Scan, December 22, 2022

Chinese, Australian FMs hold strategic dialogue: Xinhuanet
December 21, 2022
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong held the sixth China-Australia Foreign and Strategic Di....

China: Daily Scan, December 15, 2022

Chinese vice premier meets with Iranian president: Xinhuanet
December 14, 2022
Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua met with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in Iran's capital Tehran on Tuesday. Hu conveyed Chinese President Xi Jinpin....

China Daily Scan, December 12, 2022

He Wei elected Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party chairman: Xinhuanet
December 9, 2022
He Wei was elected as chairman of the Central Committee of the Chinese Peasants and Workers Democratic Party (CPWDP) on Thursday. ....

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