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China: Daily Scan, March 02, 2022

China releases 5-year plan on elderly care: Xinhuanet March 1, 2022 China has released a five-year plan on elderly care for the 2021-2025 period, aiming to boost the health of the country's aging population. According to the plan, over 78 percent of...

How is Central Asia Reacting to Russia-Ukraine Crisis?

Background Central Asia has recently been in the geopolitical spotlight with the Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan and political upheaval in Kazakhstan. Russia’s special military actions in Ukraine have once again drawn attention to Central Asia for...

China: Daily Scan, February 28, 2022

China appoints new minister of civil affairs: Xinhuanet February 26, 2022 Tang Dengjie was appointed minister of civil affairs by the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's top legislature, on Monday. Click here to read......

China: Daily Scan, February 25, 2022

State councilor stresses modern market regulation for high-quality development: Xinhuanet February 25, 2022 State Councilor Wang Yong has underscored improving the effectiveness of market regulation to further boost market vitality and shore up...

China Daily Digest February 24, 2022

Senior CPC official meets Panchen Lama: Xinhuanet Senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official You Quan met with the 11th Panchen Lama Bainqen Erdini Qoigyijabu in Beijing Wednesday. You, a member of the Secretariat of the CPC Central Committee...

Briefing by RIAC for VIF Experts on the Developments in Ukraine

The Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC) organized a briefing for experts at the Vivekananda International Foundation on the recent developments in Russia-West Relations and the escalating situation in and around Ukraine. The welcoming...

China Daily Digest February 22, 2022

Xi Jinping on law-based governance: Xinhuanet February 21, 2022 Comprehensively advancing law-based governance represents a key point of the essence of Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics in the New Era. "The overall goal of...

China Daily Digest February 17, 2022

Xi urges related parties to adhere to political settlement of Ukraine issue: Xinhuanet February 16, 2022 Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday stressed that related parties should stick to the general direction of political settlement of the...

Ukraine Standoff also Presents an Opportunity

Despite a flurry of diplomatic activity over the last few weeks, the situation around Ukraine is tense. Both Russia and NATO are enhancing their respective military build-up. Putin-Macron discussions held in Moscow on 7 February 2022 failed to...

Narrative of an Aggressive Russia Needs to be Countered

In the midst of shifting global strategic equations, the Biden administration would do well to have a fresh look and properly prioritize the present and future challenges to US interests, power and influence. In the emerging order, a candid dialogue...

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