U.S. replacing ambassador to China Terry Branstad

“President Trump chose Ambassador Branstad because his decades long experience dealing with China made him the best person to represent the Administration and to defend American interests and ideals in this important relationship,” Pompeo continued. “Ambassador Branstad has contributed to rebalancing U.S.-China relations so that it is results-oriented, reciprocal, and fair. This will have lasting, […]

China’s ‘hybrid war’? President, PM Modi among thousands of Indians being ‘snooped’ on, claim reports

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PM Modi to Chief Justice of India, China monitoring over 10,000 Indians: Report

It is learnt that the Chinese company is also monitoring bureaucrats in key positions; judges; scientists and academicians; journalists; actors and sportspersons; religious figures and activists, said a report published by Indian Express. The Chinee firm is also keeping an eye on many people accused of financial crime, corruption, terrorism, and smuggling of narcotics, gold, […]

China invokes 1962 war to put India on a defensive. It won’t work | Analysis

While the Chinese harp about India’s 1962 loss, the fact is that the present Indian Army does not fight with .303 Lee Enfield bolt action rifles, light machine guns, three inch mortars and light tanks. A transparent battlefield in Ladakh will surely tell the Chinese ruler in Beijing that the Indian troop deployment north and […]

China Box Office: ‘Mulan’ Is No Hero With $23 Million Debut

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Parliament monsoon session: Azad, Adhir to decide Congress strategy

Apart from Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, the meeting of the strategy group was also attended by former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad, his deputy Anand Sharma, party leader in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, his deputy Gaurav Gogoi, AK Antony, Ahmed […]

Chinese automakers announce targets to raise hydrogen vehicle sales

hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, a niche segment in the world’s biggest auto market, and the government is expected to announce supportive new policies, possibly as early as this month .SAIC Motor, China’s biggest automaker which has partnerships with Volkswagen AG and General Motors Co, said on Sunday it plans to sell over 10,000 hydrogen fuel […]

India’s Modi faces turbulent session as Parliament reopens

Lawmakers will wear masks and sit in seats separated by transparent plastic sheets while in Parliament and sessions will be shortened among other health protocols to guard against the virus. Opposition parties have protested one action: the canceling of Question Hour, when lawmakers ask questions to ministers and hold them accountable for the functioning of […]

Vietnam in the late 19th century through a lens

King Duy Tan sits on a palanquin in central Hue Town. His original name was Nguyen Phuc Vinh San (1899-1945), and he ruled Vietnam from 1907 to 1916. According to “Vua Duy Tan” (King Duy Tan), a book written by Hoang Hien and published in 1995, the king was confident in dealing with foreigners and […]

SoftBank Group selling Arm to NVIDIA for up to $40 billion

This file photo taken on May 27, 2019 shows a photographer taking pictures in front of the logo for British chip designer ARM in Taipei. Japan’s SoftBank Group said on September 14, 2020 it is selling British chip designer Arm to US chip company NVIDIA for up to 40 billion USD, potentially creating a new […]