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25 June 2014

Asia: What beyond free trade agreements

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership is a strategic opportunity to create a more favourable geo-political environment in the region. If RCEP is to serve this purpose, it must be shaped so that it sets principles-based rules for managing international commerce and entrenches routine regional cooperation

kantibajpai Courtesy: Gateway House
22 April 2014

Defining India’s priorities in East Asia

Dr. Kanti Bajpai, Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore, talks about the reasons for the breakdown in the India-U.S. bilateral. In an interview to Gateway House, he also examines the recent strides taken in deepening India-Japan ties and the new government’s priorities in East Asia

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17 May 2013

India Poised to Be China’s New Engine for Growth

China-Japan relations have taken a backseat due to their economic hurdles and territorial rows. In order to increase its economic prowess in Asia, China needs to be more amiable with India and has to avoid any border disputes in the near future.