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China: Daily Scan, March 21, 2022

Xi signs order to promulgate rules on regulating military equipment procurement contracts: Xinhuanet
March 19, 2022
Xi Jinping, chairman of the Central Military Commission, has signed an order to promulgate a set of interim rule....

VIF News Digest: National Security - Defence Studies & Terrorism, 15-28 February 2022

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India-Central Asia: Defence and Security Cooperation

Central Asia has emerged as an important geopolitical space after the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991. Its geostrategic location at the crossroads of East and West, South, Central, and West Asia has often resulted in the spread of challeng....

Significance of First India-Central Asia Summit

India-Central Asia relations have witnessed an upward trajectory in the recent past. The key factor behind the renewed India-Central ties is the consistency in bilateral and multilateral dialogue and discussion. There already exists an India-Central ....

China Daily Digest February 16, 2022

China to step up support for industrial and services sectors in special difficulty: Xinhuanet
February 15, 2022
China will boost the steady growth of the industrial economy and support the services sectors in special difficulty,....

First India-Central Asia Summit: Some Major Takeaways

On January 27, 2022, India and Central Asian leaders held the maiden India-Central Asia Summit in a virtual format. The summit was hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and attended by the Heads of State of the five Central Asian countries. <....

China: Daily Scan, January 27, 2022

Chinese vice premier stresses need to advance coordinated development of Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region: Xinhuanet
January 25, 2022
Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng on Tuesday called for new progress in the coordinated development o....

China: Daily Scan, January 24, 2022

Chinese economy gets off to a good start in 14th Five-Year Plan period: Quishi
January 24, 2022
Thanks to the efforts of the Chinese government and people, China led the world in terms of both economic development and epidemic p....

Developments in the US: A Review of 2021 and Emerging Trends Ahead

Amb. Arun K. Singh, Distinguished Fellow at the VIF, recaps and examines the key developments in the United States in 2021 while speculating on the trends to come for the year ahead and the implications of these events for India. ....

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 viol....

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