Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
TopicTaiwan

Topic: Taiwan

Chinese citizens gushed over Galwan valley on Weibo, Indian Army-PLA sweet exchange on Baidu

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

Bipin Rawat to Galwan, what kept China occupied this week. And why Taiwan is losing friends

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

Taiwan invasion would be ‘economic suicide’ for China, says former Japan PM Shinzo Abe

Delivering a speech by video Wednesday, Abe said actions of an increasingly powerful China toward Japan & Taiwan were likely to become complex, blurring the line between war & peace.

Glitz, glamour and gambling: Behind China’s secret societies and crime syndicates

The arrest of Alvin Chau, CEO of China's biggest junket company, throws light on the unholy alliance of politicians and criminals working in tandem.

Historic Chinese resolution whitewashes Mao legacy, puts Xi Jinping at centre stage

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

Prefer to stay in India than get involved in ‘complicated’ politics, Dalai Lama says

The Dalai Lama says Chinese leaders do not understand the variety of different cultures and that the Communist Party’s penchant for tight social control can be harmful.

China’s Taliban strategy is taking shape. But it wants to secure its border regions first

Chinascope — The Week Behind The Wall is everything you need to know about what’s happening in China this week.

‘Taiwan has no right to join United Nations’ — China slams US support

Day after Blinken urged countries to support Taiwan's participation in the US, China said the island should 'abandon the illusion of relying on ÚS for independence'.

John Oliver’s Taiwan sketch receives backlash from Chinese media over ‘dodged facts’

During the segment, Oliver sought to untangle China-Taiwan relationship and concluded that the island’s fate should be left up solely to the Taiwanese people.

Xi takes veiled swipe at US as China marks 50 years at UN

President Xi's comments come as Washington moves toward helping Taiwan play a bigger role in international forums.

On Camera

YourTurn

Why Federal Reserve will no longer have pandemic-era investors’ backs

Inflation is top of mind for all leaders in Washington and US President Joe Biden, whose approval ratings are sliding, appears less inclined to count on hope as a strategy.

SEBI seeks tighter environmental, social & governance rules to address risk of greenwashing

In a consultation paper released Monday, SEBI said increasing reliance on unregulated ESG rating providers poses risks to investor protection, transparency & efficiency of markets.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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