User: basavapatna Topic: ASEAN
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Looking South-East 14.2.2018 FrontLine: World Affairs
By hosting a two-day ASEAN-India summit in New Delhi, India underscored its strategic partnership with the grouping. But it is still China that has the upper hand in investments and trade in the ASEAN member states. By JOHN CHERIAN
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Indian-origin man on death row in Singapore set free 13.2.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A Malaysia-based Indian-origin man, on death row for drug possession in Singapore, has been acquitted by the country's Supreme Court.
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‘India a land of opportunities’ 10.2.2018 Hindu: News
Regional connectivity will help, says Myanmar Ambassador
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ASEAN members, South Korea say India is their key partner 10.2.2018 Hindu: Visakhapatnam
Top diplomats and officials from ASEAN and South Korea on Saturday said they considered India as a land of huge opportunities for them to explore by strengthening the bilateral ties.Addressing an inte...
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China activity on reclaimed reef has eroded trust: ASEAN 6.2.2018 General News
China's continued reclamation in the South China Sea has eroded trust among claimants and could raise regional tensions, Southeast Asian foreign ministers said today. The ministers from the 10-nation Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) did not mention China by name in their statement after a one-day meeting in Singapore, current chair of the grouping. Beijing claims nearly all of the waterway and has been turning reefs and islets into islands and installing military facilities and equipment on them. ASEAN members Malaysia, Brunei, the Philippines and Vietnam as well as Taiwan also have partial claims in the waterway. Ministers "took note of the concerns expressed by some ministers on the land reclamations and activities in the area, which have eroded trust and confidence, increased tensions and may undermine peace, security and stability in the region," said Singapore Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan in the statement. China had in December defended its ...
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China activity on reclaimed reef has eroded trust: ASEAN 6.2.2018 Zee News : World
China`s continued reclamation in the South China Sea has eroded trust among claimants, Southeast Asian foreign ministers said Tuesday.
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Singapore, Malaysia to set up stock market trading link by year-end 6.2.2018 General News
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore and Malaysia will set up a stock market trading link between Bursa Malaysia and the Singapore Exchange by the end of this year, regulators from both countries said in a joint statement on Tuesday.
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No material injury from dumping of polyester staple: DGAD 30.1.2018 General News
Commerce Ministry's investigation arm DGAD has refused to impose anti-dumping duty on polyester staple fibre from China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand, saying that its imports are "not solely responsible" for causing material injury to the domestic industry. The recommendation of the Directorate General of Anti- dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) followed its probe into an alleged dumping of the fibre from these four nations. Alok Industries, Indo Rama Synthetics (India) and Bombay Dyeing had filed an application for the probe. DGAD in a notification has said that "imposition of antidumping duty is not warranted in the present investigation. Therefore, the authority considers it appropriate to recommend termination of investigation..." In the conclusion of the final findings of the investigation, it said that although the fibre has been exported to India from these four countries at dumped prices but the same are "not solely responsible for causing material injury to ...
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1.1M tweets recorded this R-Day: report 28.1.2018 General News
A record-high 1.1 million tweets were recorded on Friday, on account of the 69th Republic Day celebrations in the national capital, a report revealed.According to a statement from a social media company on twitter, over 1.1 million tweets were generated this year amid celebrations, thus surpassing last year's figures of 900,000 tweets.Furthermore, the Republic Day hashtag was trending on number one worldwide throughout the day, the report stated.This year's celebrations were an important one, as it witnessed leaders of 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries - Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos and Brunei as chief guests at the parade, for the first time.The main function of the day was organised here at Rajpath, where President Ram Nath Kovind took the salute of the parade.The tableaus of fourteen states and nine Central Ministries participated in the parade, showcasing varied themes..
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On 69th Republic Day, India set new record with over 1.1 million tweets 28.1.2018 Zee News : India National
The country's 69th Republic Day celebrations generated a record number of tweets at over 1.1 million this year.
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India, ASEAN relations 'free from contests and claims', says Narendra Modi in op-ed published in 27 newspapers 27.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
India and ASEAN have relations "free from contests and claims" and believe in sovereign equality of all nations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said
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With China in mind, ASEAN leaders call for active Indian role in Indo-Pacific 27.1.2018 Zee News : India National
Leaders of all 10 ASEAN member countries were here to participate at a summit meeting to mark 25 years of India- ASEAN ties and to attend India's Republic Day celebrations.
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Asean leaders depart after summit, focus set on '3Cs' 27.1.2018 DNA: Top News
The just concluded India-Asean commemorative summit emphasised on three Cs — commerce, culture, and connectivity — as well as taking a resolution to work collectively to counter terrorism and radicalisation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered to host an international conference with the help of Asean nations, particularly Indonesia and Malaysia, to study the issue of extremism and radicalisation that often manifest into terror activities. Secretary (East) Preeti Saran said that leaders shared their experiences to tackle spread of extremism through digital media. "They had some positive experiences of de-radicalisation. It was felt that they can be put to use in other regions to tackle the menace," she said. Saran also said that the leaders collectively appreciated India's role in the Indo-Pacific region to ensure peace and stability. Philippines and Malaysia also wanted to know about India's push towards a cashless India. On the sidelines of the summit, PM Modi held bilateral talks with nine leaders. ...
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Indonesia, Malaysia share counter-terrorism experiences with India (Lead, with Correction in fourth para) 26.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Indonesian President Joko Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak shared their respective countries' experience of countering terrorism during the course of their visit to India to attend the Commemorative Summit to mark 25 years of the India-Asean Dialogue Partnership, a senior official said here on Friday.
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The ASEAN embrace 26.1.2018 Hindu: Op-Ed
India can act as a vital bridge between South and East Asia
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PM Modi holds talks with counterparts from Malaysia,Indonesia, Laos 26.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
PM Narendra Modi today held bilateral talks with Malaysian leader Nazib Razak on ways to enhance trade and counter growing terrorism
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India should be pro-active: ASEAN 26.1.2018 Hindu: News
The bloc sees New Delhi as key to Indo-Pacific region’s peace and prosperity, says MEA
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R-Day: President Kovind hosts 'At Home' reception 26.1.2018 General News
On the occasion of the 69th Republic Day, President Ram Nath Kovind hosted the traditional 'At Home' reception on the lawns of Rashtrapati Bhawan in Delhi.A notable sight witnessed at the reception was Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting Congress President Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh.Other dignitaries like Home Minister Rajnath Singh, senior BJP leader L K Advani, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal also graced the occasion.Leaders of 10 ASEAN countries - Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos and Brunei who graced the Republic Day parade as chief guests for the first time, were also hosted by the President.
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ASEAN leaders want India to be more pro-active in Indo-Pacific 26.1.2018 General News
All 10 ASEAN leaders conveyed to India their desire for it to play a more assertive role in the strategically important Indo-Pacific region while recognising the country's growing stature in ensuring regional peace and stability. "Yes," said Secretary East in the Ministry of External Affairs Preeti Saran when asked during a media briefing whether the leaders of the powerful ASEAN grouping favoured a more assertive role for India in the Indo-Pacific region where China has been ramping up its military presence. On whether ASEAN wants India to play a more pro-active role in the Indo-Pacific in the wake of China's growing expansionism in the area, Saran said India-ASEAN relationship stands on its own. "All the leaders conveyed their desire for a greater participation of India (in the Indo-Pacific region)," she said. The desire by the ASEAN countries for a greater role by India in the Indo-Pacific region assumes significance in the wake of rising tensions between China and a
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PM holds talks with counterparts from Malaysia,Indonesia, Laos 26.1.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today held bilateral talks with his Malaysian counterpart Nazib Razak, focusing on ways to enhance counter-terror cooperation, contain radicalisation and boost ties in areas of defence, trade and investment. Secretary (East) in the External Affairs Ministry Preeti Saran said the two leaders also deliberated on enhancing cooperation in the infrastructure sector. They deliberated on counter-terror cooperation, containing radicalisation and ways to enhance defence cooperation, Saran told a media briefing. Razak was among 10 ASEAN leaders who participated at the India-ASEAN Commemorative summit yesterday and watched the Republic Day celebrations at Rajpath today. On Modi's bilateral meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Saran said they explored ways to boost economic cooperation, adding they also discussed transport projects including ensuring connectivity among various Indonesian islands. Modi also held a bilateral meeting with Prime ...
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