Tag: Vietnam

India, Vietnam could emerge as key pillars of global supply chain initiative

A major impact of the US-China trade war and the global pandemic has been disruption of traditional global supply chains originating from China. The disruption...

Insacog set to scan data as Vietnam reports a hybrid variant

With Vietnam reporting detection of a new SARS-COV-2 variant which is a combination of B.1.617 (first detected in India) and B.1.117 (found first in the...

Maize and soy, part of chicken feed, see price dip due to bird flu | India News

As bird flu spreads to nine states and Union Territories, it’s not just the poultry business that is taking a hit. Farmers who grow feed...

Vietnam – the third biggest exporter of rice – buys from India for the first time in decades

MUMBAI | HANOI: Vietnam, the world’s third biggest exporter of rice, has started buying the grain from rival India for the first time in decades...

US Congress passes defence policy bill that calls out Chinese aggression against India | India News

WASHINGTON: The US Congress has officially passed the $740 billion defence policy bill, which among other things include calling out Chinese aggression against India along...

India, US gear up to share maritime military intel | India News

NEW DELHI: India and the US are gearing up to actively share maritime military intelligence through a recently concluded pact, even as New Delhi has...

View: Two countries, India then, India now

The India of ‘then’ denotes not just a time gone by, but it also denotes a country transformed, almost beyond recognition. Though the physical boundaries...

Donald Trump skips Southeast Asia summit for third year in a row

HANOI (Vietnam): U.S. President Donald Trump skipped a virtual summit with his Southeast Asian counterparts on Saturday, the third year in a row that the...

India, ASEAN review strategic ties; adopt new five-year plan of action

India and the 10-nation ASEAN on Saturday carried out a comprehensive review of their strategic partnership in a range of areas, including maritime cooperation, and...

India, Vietnam agree to add ‘new momentum’ to ties | India News

NEW DELHI: China’s military assertiveness in the region figured at a high-level meeting between India and Vietnam that focused on various regional issues and ways...

Japan acted like the coronavirus had gone. Now it has spread everywhere

After initial success, Japan is facing a reality check on the coronavirus. The country garnered global attention after containing the first wave of Covid-19 with...

India is a top source for raw material for ‘tiger cake’: UN | India News

DEHRADUN: Tiger wine goes for $1,000 a pop. Tiger cake, sold like chocolate bars, fetches the same. The illegal trade in tiger parts has moved...

US military to stand with India in conflict with China, indicates White House official | India News

WASHINGTON: The US military “will continue to stand strong” in relationship to a conflict between India and China or anywhere else, a top White House...

Australia hints at Chinese cyberattack; Japan, Vietnam too riled by Beijing | India News

New Delhi: India isn’t the only country in China’s crosshairs right now. On Friday, Australian PM Scott Morrison said his government and some private sector...

FIEO for fastening process of engagement with EU to seal free-trade pact expeditiously

NEW DELHI: Exporters’ body FIEO has urged Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal to fast-track the process of engagement with the European Union on the...

labour reforms in India: Why Indian economy needs swift and robust labour reforms

By Ravi Shankar Jha Last week, the government of Uttar Pradesh announced the suspension of some of labour laws to facilitate industry that has practically...

covid impact on world trade: View: Nations may opt to trade with economies where political trust exists, thereby fragmenting supply chains

By Jayant Sinha & Samir Saran For decades, the West, led by US strategic thinking, bet that full-on engagement with Beijing would alter the opaque...

South China Sea: Two US warships in South China Sea amid China-Malaysia standoff

KUALA LUMPUR: Two US warships are operating in the South China Sea, the Navy said on Tuesday, with three regional security sources saying they were...