China accepts Indo-Pacific Initiative for the first time

China on Tuesday officially accepted the Indo-Pacific initiative, which it rejected all along, and recognized the vision of India and ASEAN countries for a free and open Indo-Pacific region, which has enabled the development of Southeast Asian countries. Gained traction among countries. “China has taken note of India’s Indo-Pacific Ocean Initiative,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman … Read more

Xi Jinping says China does not want to dominate Southeast Asia

Chinese leader Xi Jinping says his country will not seek dominance of Southeast Asia or threaten its smaller neighbours, amid the ongoing conflict over the South China Sea. Xi made the remarks on Monday during a virtual conference with the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, the 30th anniversary of … Read more

Will try to give full benefit of FTA to Manipur: Piyush Goyal

Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said that the Center will do everything possible so that Manipur gets the full benefit of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) as the state is the gateway to Myanmar and ASEAN countries. The minister said this during an interaction with the industry bodies of Manipur on Saturday. India and the … Read more

Russia’s ASEAN and Far East Asia outreach complement India’s approach

Russia is striving to expand its footprint in Southeast Asia through its association with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and the fact that cooperation with India can be a win-win situation for all parties. Given that ASEAN is part of the extended neighborhood of New Delhi. Russia recently adopted a five-year roadmap focused on … Read more