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VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - October 18, 2022

Afghanistan Plan Launched to Collect Major Debts: DABS: Tolo News Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS) said it has made a scheme through which it will collect the debts of consumers. "We have been able to identify 329 major debts. Out of them, 33...

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest- October 10, 2022

Afghanistan Intelligence Head Wasiq Meets Deputy CIA Head in Doha: Source: Tolo News A source from the Islamic Emirate confirmed that a delegation of the Islamic Emirate met with US officials in Doha on Saturday. The source said they discussed the...

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 Saturday to Monday,...

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...

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 Pelosi, the speaker of the...

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 agriculture and rural...

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 Revenue Intelligence...

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, Cherat Cement Factory and...

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 Home Affairs (MHA)— Amit...

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...

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