Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicTsai Ing-Wen

Topic: Tsai Ing-Wen

Telegram or phone call, Taiwan ponders ‘appropriate’ way to wish US president-elect Joe Biden

Four years ago, Donald Trump became the first US president-elect to have spoken to a Taiwanese head of state since Washington broke ties with Taipei in 1979.

Taiwan’s military chief, 7 others killed in chopper crash days before presidential polls

General Shen Yi-ming and seven other senior officials were on a routine mission to visit soldiers in northeast Yilan county when their Black Hawk chopper crashed.

Apple cuts sales forecast, Tim Cook blames it on China sales, trade tensions

China lands probe on far side of moon and the partial US government shutdown enters 12th day.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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