User: basavapatna Topic: ASEAN
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PM Narendra Modi arrives in New Delhi after his 3-nation tour 2.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
PM Narendra Modi arrives in New Delhi after his 3-nation tour
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India, Singapore agree to deepen economic and defence ties 1.6.2018 Rediff: Intl News
Modi hailed the close defence cooperation between the two countries and welcomed the completion of the logistics agreement between the two navies.
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India-Singapore ties among warmest, closest: Modi 31.5.2018 General News
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that ties between India and Singapore are among the warmest and closest without any contests or claims.
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PM Modi heads to Singapore 31.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on a three-nation tour to South-East Asia left for Singapore after meeting his Malaysian counterpart Dr Mahathir Mohamad in Putrajaya.Prime Minister Modi will be residing at Hotel Fullerton.He will then pay a visit to India-Singapore Enterprise and Innovation Exhibitions at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre.Following the exhibitions, the Prime Minister will attend a business and community event.Later, Prime Minister Modi will have a business round-table conference with CEOs for dinner.In a statement on May 28, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore, three countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region are strategic partners of India.Prime Minister Modi is currently on a three-nation tour to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.The aim of the visit is to enhance India's relations and engagements with all the three countries, which forms ASEAN.
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PM Modi lands in Malaysia 31.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reached Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur, as a part of the second leg of his three-nation tour to South-East Asia.The Prime Minister will now call on his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Dr. Mahathir Mohamad in Putrajaya, about 30 km from Kuala Lumpur.On May 10, Mahathir-led Pakatan Harapan party (Alliance of Hope) defeated the Barisan Nasional coalition that has ruled Malaysia for 61 years since independence from Britain.He won a majority in the Malaysian Parliament as it emerged victorious in 122 out of 222 seats, which was enough for him to form the government.This is Prime Minister Modi's second visit to Malaysia since 2015.India and Malaysia have deep historical and cultural relations, dating back to ancient times. Malaysia is home to a strong concentration of Indian immigrants. They form at least 7 percent of Malaysia's population.Prime Minister Mohamad, who is the incumbent and longest serving Prime Minister of Malaysia, has Indian ...
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PM Modi departs for Malaysia 31.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi emplaned for Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur, the second leg of his three-nation tour to South-East Asia at the Jakarta Airport here on Thursday.Upon his arrival, the Prime Minister will call on his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Dr. Mahathir Mohamad in Putrajaya, about 30 km from Kuala Lumpur.On May 10, Mahathir-led Pakatan Harapan party (Alliance of Hope) defeated the Barisan Nasional coalition that has ruled Malaysia for 61 years since independence from Britain.He won a majority in the Malaysian Parliament as it emerged victorious in 122 out of 222 seats, which was enough for him to form the government.This is Prime Minister Modi's second visit to Malaysia since 2015.India and Malaysia have deep historical and cultural relations, dating back to ancient times. Malaysia is home to a strong concentration of Indian immigrants. They form at least 7 percent of Malaysia's population.Prime Minister Mohamad, who is the incumbent and longest serving Prime ...
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PM Modi enjoys rendition of 'Sabarmati Ke Sant' in Indonesia 30.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Indonesia for a one-day visit, on Wednesday enjoyed a rendition of popular Hindi song "Sabarmati ke Sant Tune Kar Diya Kamal".A banquet was hosted by Indonesian President Joko Widodo where Indonesia-based singer Fryda Lucyana sung the song.The official Twitter handle of the Prime Minister Office tweeted to share a glimpse of the performance."A wonderful rendition of 'Sabarmati Ke Sant Tune Kar Diya Kamal' sung by Fryda Lucyana at the banquet hosted by President @jokowi for PM @narendramodi", PMO India tweeted.Penned by lyricist Pradeep, the song, from the film 'Jagriti', was originally sung by Asha Bhosle.Later Prime Minister Modi attended the Chief Executive Officer's (CEO) Forum.He was joined by Indonesian President Widodo at the India-Indonesian CEO meeting.Prime Minister Modi further met various Indonesian delegates in the meeting.Prime Minister Modi is one a one-day visit to Indonesia as part of his three-nation visit including Singapore, ..
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India, Asean can ensure peace, prosperity in Indo-Pacific: Modi 30.5.2018 General News
In a strong reaffirmation of India's growing ties with southeast Asia, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India and the Asean regional bloc can jointly ensure peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region and beyond.
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India, Indonesia elevate ties to Comprehensive Strategic Partnership 30.5.2018 General News
India and Indonesia elevated their bilateral ties to that of a Comprehensive Strategic Partnerhsip and issued a shared vision for maritime cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region following a bilateral summit between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Indonesian President Joko Widodo here on Wednesday.
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India looks forward to balanced RCEP trade pact: Commerce Secy 30.5.2018 General News
India will endeavour to have a "balanced" RECP trade agreement as it would cover 40 per cent of the global GDP and over 42 per cent of the world's population, a top government official said today. The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), negotiations for which started in November 2012, aims to cover goods, services, investments, economic and technical cooperation, competition and intellectual property rights. The RCEP bloc comprises 10 Asean members (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Laos and Vietnam) and their six FTA partners - India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. "This is perhaps the most ambitious agreement we are doing. It encompasses about 40 per cent of global GDP and over 42 per cent of the world's population. So it's a huge significant bloc. It is not an easy one. There will be ramifications, nevertheless it is important because of our geographical connect and our natural ...
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PM Modi lays wreath at Kalibata National Heroes Cemetery 30.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his first official engagement in Indonesia by laying a wreath at the Kalibata National Heroes Cemetery here on Wednesday.Earlier on Tuesday evening, the Prime Minister arrived in Indonesia, which is his first official visit to the country.Prime Minister Modi is currently on a three-nation visit to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.The Kalibata National Heroes Cemetery, located in southern Jakarta is a military cemetery containing the graves of prominent Indonesian soldiers and generals (including resistance heroes), who died during the Second World War.Also, it consists of graves of Japanese soldiers, along with Indonesian soldiers who died while fighting for Indonesia's independence in the mid-1940s.Many prominent leaders visiting Indonesia have visited the monument such as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and South Korean President Moon Jae-in to name a few.Most recently, Chinese premier Li Keqiang paid a ..
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PM Modi reaches Jakarta on first leg of 3-nation tour 29.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reached Jakarta on the first leg of his three-nation visit to Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.The Prime Minister, who embarked on a five-day visit on Tuesday, is looking forward to enhance India's relations and engagements with all the three countries, which forms Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).On the first leg of his visit, Prime Minister is scheduled to hold detailed discussions with Indonesia President Joko Widodo in Jakarta. He will also interact with Chief Executive Officers and the Indian community in Indonesia.He is also scheduled to address the Indian gathering in Jakarta tomorrow at 4 pm local time. It will be followed by a brief stopover at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur, where Prime Minister will congratulate the newly elected Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr. Mahathir Mohammad.Prime Minister will then leave for Singapore, in the last leg of his Southeast Asia visit. In Singapore, Prime Minister Modi plans to focus on ...
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Jakarta to organize kite exhibition on Ramayana, Mahabharta theme 29.5.2018 General News
Jakarta is set to organize kite exhibition on the theme of Ramayana and Mahabharta.While the Ramayana theme is designed by Indonesian organisers, the Mahabharta theme is crafted by Indians.It is to be noted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on his five-day, a three-nation visit to Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia to boost the Act East Policy today.The Prime Minister took to his Facebook to inform that the visit is aimed at enhancing India's relations and engagements with all the three countries, which forms Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).While it will be Prime Minister Modi's first visit to Indonesia, it will be his third to Singapore.The Prime Minister had previously visited Singapore on two occasions - in March 2015 to attend the state funeral of the city state's first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew and then again in November the same year for his first official visit.
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PM Modi embarks on 3-nation visit to boost Act East Policy 29.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday embarked on his five-day, three-nation visit to Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia to boost the Act East Policy.He took to his Facebook account to inform that the visit is aimed at enhancing India's relations and engagements with all the three countries, which forms Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).While it will be Prime Minister Modi's first visit to Indonesia, it will be his third to Singapore.Prime Minister will begin his visit to Indonesia where he will be holding detailed discussions with President Joko Widodo in Jakarta. He will also interact with Chief Executive Officers and the Indian community in Indonesia.Prime Minister Modi will address the Indian gathering in Jakarta. Event is reportedly schedule to take place at 4 pm local time. Almost 3000 registrations have come up for this event as of now, that is, when the copy was written.It will be followed by a brief stopover at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur, where Prime Minister will
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PM Modi to boost Act East Policy on his three-nation visit 29.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is looking forward to discussing a range of regional issues during his upcoming three-nation visit to Singapore, Indonesia, and Malaysia that begins on Tuesday, and boost the Act East Policy.He took to his Facebook account to inform that the visit is aimed at enhancing India's relations and engagements with all the three countries, which forms Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).Prime Minister will begin his visit to Indonesia where he will be holding detailed discussions with President Joko Widodo in Jakarta. He will also interact with Chief Executive Officers and the Indian community in Indonesia.It will be followed by a brief stopover at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur, where Prime Minister will congratulate the newly elected Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr. Mahathir Mohammad.While in Singapore, Prime Minister Modi plans to focus on developing a bilateral partnership in several areas including financial technology, skill development, urban planning and
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Boosting Asean ties: Modi to visit Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore 28.5.2018 General News
As part of India's efforts to boost ties with Southeast Asia under its Act East Policy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore from May 29 to June 2.
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Modi to make brief stopover at Kuala Lumpur during 2-nation tour 28.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make a brief stopover in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday on his way back from Indonesia during which he will meet his newly elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohammad. Modi will leave for a two-nation tour of Indonesia and Singapore tomorrow with an aim to boost ties in several key sectors, including defence and trade. His first destination will be Indonesia from where he will travel to Singapore on Thursday. "He will also make a brief stopover in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on May 31 to meet the newly elected Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr Mahathir Mohammad," the External Affairs Ministry said. Ninety-two-year-old Mahathir was sworn in as Malaysia's prime minister on May 10 after leading the opposition alliance to a stunning election victory over the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition, which had ruled Malaysia since 1957. During their meeting, Modi and Mahathir are expected to deliberate on ways to deepen bilateral relationship in a range of areas, including ...
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Chinese officials to visit India to discuss RCEP issues, says Prabhu 28.5.2018 General News
Chinese officials will visit India soon to hold bilateral discussions on the issues hampering the negotiations of the proposed mega free trade deal -- Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said. The pact, negotiations for which started in Cambodian capital Phnom Penh in November 2012, aims to cover goods, services, investments, economic and technical cooperation, competition and intellectual property rights. "Chinese official delegation will be coming here for RCEP only. We have invited them for RCEP," Prabhu told PTI. The RCEP bloc comprises 10 Asean members (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Laos and Vietnam) and their six FTA partners - India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand. The meeting with Chinese officials would be crucial as Indian industry and exporters are apprehensive about the presence of China in the grouping. They have stated that lowering .
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Mobile companies allege duty evasion in imports from Asean 25.5.2018 Business Standard: Today
India has signed free trade agreements with Asean countries : Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and Brunei.
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Mobile makers allege duty evasion in handset imports from Asean 24.5.2018 General News
The domestic cellphone industry has flagged possible duty evasion in imports of the completely built unit (CBU) of mobile phones, suspected of Chinese origin, from Asean countries under the free trade route. In a letter to Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia, Indian Cellular Association (ICA) said there is a possibility of customs duty evasion in import of CBUs from Asean countries at zero duty as the mobile devices contain more than 65 per cent material from non-Asean origin. Government has imposed 20 per cent import duty on mobile phones to promote indigenous manufacturing of the devices as they have security implications. "We wish to bring to your notice the possibility of substantial case of customs duty evasion in the case of import of CBU of mobile phones from Asean countries, specially Vietnam, Indonesia and Thailand, at nil rate," ICA National President Pankaj Mohindroo said in the letter. India has signed free trade agreements with Asean countries which covers Singapore, ...
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