Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 12/06/2016 - 10:25
Note No. 775 Dated 06-Dec-2016
By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan
It is eight years since democracy was introduced in Bhutan. It has already had two elections at the national level, with one resulting in a change of government and two elections to the National Council. Elections were peaceful and orderly.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 12/06/2016 - 09:26
Paper No. 6203 Dated 06-Dec-2016
By Bhaskar Roy
Talking to The Express Tribune (Nov 25, 2016) Pakistani naval officers revealed that Chinese naval ships would be deployed at the Gwadar Sea Port to safeguard the port and trade under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 11/29/2016 - 05:58
Paper No. 6200 Dated 28-Nov-2016
By Dr Subhash Kapila
Pakistan’s announcement of new Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on November 24 2016 set in motion a torrent of futile Indian media speculation on positive implications for India in terms of his attitudinal postures.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Wed, 11/23/2016 - 08:08
Note No. 774 Dated 23-Nov-2016
By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan
Everything appears to be in a “stand still” position in Nepal. No consensus could be reached on the promised constitutional amendments and the Terain-Janajathi outfit- the Federal Alliance has given an ultimatum to renew the stir in fifteen days if nothing is done. Nothing is likely to be done either and we can expect more ultimatums to follow.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Tue, 11/15/2016 - 04:58
Paper No. 6197 Dated 15-Nov-2016
Guest Column by Alexander Murray
As infrastructure projects in Greater Balochistan come to be, governments across South and Central Asia should prepare for what will most likely turn into the region’s next hotbed of violence. Baloch across the region must be included in regional governments’ decision making processes or investors should prepare for the rural ethnic Baloch to thrust their projects into the dustbins of history.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Sun, 11/13/2016 - 15:50
Paper No. 6196 Dated 13-Nov-2016
By Dr Subhash Kapila
Japan –India Special Strategic Partnership which stood further concretised with Indian Prime Minister Modi’s visit to Japan in mid-November 2016 has been a pointed eyesore for China going by the statements that emanated from China both prior and after the visit.
Submitted by asiaadmin2 on Mon, 11/07/2016 - 10:05
Paper No. 6193 Dated 07-Noc-2016
Guest Column by Prof. Charles Sarvan