China: Daily Scan, April 21, 2022

Full Text: Youth of China in the New Era: Xinhuanet
April 21, 2022
The State Council Information Office of China on Thursday published a white paper titled "Youth of China in the New Era." The following is the full text of the r....

China: Daily Scan, March 16, 2022

Xi's speech on Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference to be published: Xinhuanet
March 15, 2022
A speech by Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee, at a central conferen....

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.
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, October 13, 2021

Chinese vice premier stresses importance of improving textbook quality: Xinhuanet October 13, 2021
Chinese Vice Premier Sun Chunlan on Tuesday urged accelerated efforts to build a high-quality textbook system to serve students' all-round....

Foreign Secretary’s talk on Global Rebalancing and India's Foreign Policy, Vivekananda International Foundation (June 30, 2021)

Good evening. I would like to thank my senior colleague and friend Arvind Gupta, Director of the Vivekananda International Foundation, for inviting me to deliver today’s VIMARSH Talk. Let me begin by referring to something that our host for t....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, April 13, 2020

Is the TB Vaccine responsible for the large deaths in West?
The novel coronavirus is rampaging across the world, but its impact is not equal; it is hammering some populations, while leaving others relatively unscathe....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, March 28, 2020

Food security concerns stoked as exporters curb sales, importers buy more
Global food security concerns are mounting as some governments contemplate restricting the flow of staple foods amid panic buying and disrupted....

COVID-19 International Developments: Daily Scan, March 25, 2020

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to chair extraordinary virtual summit of G20 leaders
Saudi Arabia's King Salman will chair an extraordinary virtual summit of G20 leaders on March 26 to advance the global coordinated response to the ongoing c....

Review of Japan 2019 and Outlook for 2020

2019 was an eventful year for Japan in both national and international domains. From an imperial transition to being the G20 Chair, to major trade agreements and the deadly Typhoon Hagibis, the year was filled with its share of ups and downs for Japa....

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