Xi Jinping, who became the first leader since China’s modernisation to have his name inscribed—during his tenure—in the Chinese Communist Party’s Constitution, will fine-tune and popularise Deng Xiaoping’s famous phrase, ‘Socialism with Chinese Characteristics’, to suit a new era. He has adhered to Party rules while subtly subverting long-standing traditions
Festering territorial disputes have resulted in a fresh conflict between India and China over stapled visas, which has cast a shadow over the burgeoning people to people exchange programmes. It is time the two countries arrived at an abiding bilateral engagement to resolve this
Indian Strategic Studies, a news and analysis website, republished an article by Gateway House's Shai Venkatraman and Dev Lewis on how the Indian news media has a role in playing up stereotypes instead of building bridges in the India-China relations.
Discussions at the recent India-China Strategic Economic Dialogue in Beijing focused on Chinese investment in infrastructure in India. China’s strategy of funding projects in India comes from practical necessity – to meet the demands of China's growing middle class for affordable, market based services
Both Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony and Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visit China this week. However, their objectives are different. Antony visits China to bring up security issues in the aftermath of the Depsang incursion, while Sharif makes his visit in hope of bettering his flailing economy
Indian laws and regulations are now being perceived friendly by foreign investments. With a favourable worker demographic dividend, India and Vietnam are poised to become becoming Asia’s new manufacturing hubs, although at China’s cost
The Obama administration plans to restrain Chinese belligerence by reinforcing U.S. military and diplomatic links to the Asia-Pacific. However, in order to avoid further Chinese resistance to its policies, the U.S. must look for possible avenues of cooperation with the country.
China is quick in providing loans to execute domestic and international business plans, and returns are often forgone in the quest to own market share. Faced with an economic slowdown, will Beijing be able to sustain such unconventional economic policies? Or will its banking sector prove to be its Achilles' heel?
Though India may seem to be mirroring or competing with China’s military build-up, it doesn't seem to be doing so in consonance with a long-term plan. New Delhi would be better served by avoiding an arms race; staying away from the U.S.-China rivalry and fostering stronger relations with its immediate neighbours.
BBC News published a feature written by Gateway House’s Head of Research, Akshay Mathur, in their Asia business section. Mathur writes on the the financial crises in Europe and the possibility of the BRICS countries playing an active part in the European bailout.