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Myanmar Round Up - December 2021

The ongoing conflict in the country between the military and opposition forces has resulted in a number of deaths and causalities and increasing human rights violations. The military forces are accused of killing around 1300 people and arresting...

China: Daily Scan, January 12, 2022

Xi stresses better understanding, use of CPC's centenary historical experience: Xinhuanet January 11, 2022 Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, on Tuesday called for efforts to deepen the review,...

China: Daily Scan, January 11, 2022

Former senior provincial legislator expelled from CPC: Xinhuanet January 10, 2022 Song Taiping, a former senior legislator in north China's Hebei Province, has been expelled from the Communist Party of China (CPC) for grave violations of Party...

East Asia: Likely Trends in 2022

A year has just ended and we usher into another one. Many parts of the world witnessed dramatic developments in political, economic and defence/security realms. In a globalised and inter-connected world, no part of the world remained insulated from...

China: Daily Scan, December 14, 2021

China could achieve major annual economic targets, says Premier: Xinhunaet December 13, 2021 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said Monday that China could achieve significant annual economic targets. It stands ready to work with the World Bank to enhance...

China: Daily Scan, December 13, 2021

China holds key economic meeting to plan for 2022: Xinhuanet December 10, 2021 The annual Central Economic Work Conference was held in Beijing from Wednesday to Friday as Chinese leaders mapped out priorities for the economic work in 2022. In a...

Myanmar Round Up - November 2021

08 November 2021 marked the anniversary of the November 2020 elections, which resulted in the landmark victory of the National League for Democracy party. However, the military coup in February 2021 led to a set-back in this democratic transition...

China: Daily Scan, December 3, 2021

Top legislator stresses high-quality local legislation: Xinhuanet December 3, 2021 China's top legislator Li Zhanshu on Thursday urged efforts to advance the high-quality development of local legislation. Li, a member of the Standing Committee of...

India 1989-2014 and after — a paradigm shift

Why China, why not India?” is a question debated in India without a credible answer. Asking an identical question, “Why China flew, India just grew?” Forbes magazine (2019) answered that it was because of the barrier-free autocracy in China and...

China: Daily Scan, November 24, 2021

Xi urges high-quality development of modern logistics for China's armed forces: Xinhuanet November 23, 2021 Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged the armed forces to accelerate the high-quality development of modern logistics. Xi, also general...

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