Japan
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....

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 01-15 January 2023

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VIF Cyber Review: December 2022

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Minister for Electronics and IT launched ‘Stay Safe Online’ campaign & ‘G20 Digital Innovation Alliance’ as part of Bharat’s G20 Presidency.
On 28 December 2022, the Minister for Electronics and Information Tech....

Neighborhood News Digest – 09 January 2023

Bangladesh
US to keep working with Bangladesh in different areas: Biden – New Age
United States president Joe Biden has said that his country acknowledges their enduring partnership with Dhaka and termed Bangladesh’s economic ....

China: Daily Scan, December 23, 2022

China's newest commodity exchange launches industrial silicon futures: Xinhuanet
December 22, 2022
The Guangzhou Futures Exchange (GFEX), the youngest of China's five major futures bourses, launched industrial silicon futures on....

China: Daily Scan, December 21, 2022

Senior CPC official calls for promoting national reunification, rejuvenation: Xinhuanet
December 20, 2022
A senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has pledged to unite Taiwan compatriots to jointly promote nationa....

VIF Neighbourhood News Digest - December 12, 2022

Afghanistan
Clashes Occur Across Durand Line at Spin Boldak: Tolo News
Clashes between the forces of the Islamic Emirate and Pakistan military happened along the Durand Line in Spin Boldak port, a spokesman told TOLOnews. Ha....

China: Daily Scan, December 05, 2022

China, Russia co-chair 26th session of committee for meetings between heads of gov't: Xinhuanet
December 2, 2022
Chinese Vice Premier Hu Chunhua on Friday co-chaired the 26th session of the committee for regular meetings betwe....

China: Daily Scan, December 01, 2022

Coronavirus in China: cities ease some rules, ban blocking of exits amid protests and surge in cases: South China Morning Post
November 28, 2022
Authorities in Beijing and Guangzhou have eased some zero-Covid measures and warned....

VIF Cyber Review: October 2022

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Tata Power’s IT infrastructure suffered a cyber-attack; critical systems were not disrupted
On 14 October 2022, Tata Power announced that their IT infrastructure dealt with a cyber-attack and some systems were impacted.....

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