Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicWang Yi

Topic: Wang Yi

More than Wang Yi’s remark, India should worry about the proposal for a new island nations’ forum

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India-led Quad can rescue Sri Lanka from its ‘Made in China’ crisis. But timing is key

Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi is touring Sri Lanka that faces an economic crisis and Maldives badly in Beijing's debt. But there’s enough wiggle space for India.

China ready to seek ‘mutually acceptable solution’ for ‘urgent’ matters: Wang to Jaishankar

During an hour-long in-person meeting in Dushanbe, Jaishankar also told his Chinese counterpart that any unilateral change in the status quo along LAC was 'unacceptable' to India.

Unilateral change of LAC status quo ‘not acceptable’, Jaishankar tells Wang Yi in Dushanbe

In an hour-long in-person meeting between Jaishankar and Wang, India and China discussed the border standoff and agreed on convening early meeting of senior military commanders.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi to meet counterparts at SCO meet in Tajikistan

Wang Yi is expected to exchange views on the major international & regional issues with other leaders, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said.

China slams ‘hasty’ withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, urges UN to play ‘due role’

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said that the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan has severely impacted the Afghan peace process & negatively affected regional stability.

China will do its utmost to provide help to India: Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Covid crisis

In a letter to External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, Wang Yi said that China ‘shares empathy for the challenges facing India and expresses sincere sympathy’.

Foreign Ministers meet open to all South Asian countries, including India, says Wang Yi

Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh are invited to the virtual meet hosted by China, while India, Maldives and Bhutan are conspicuously absent from the event.

US expects China dialogue to be frank, plans to talk about Beijing’s actions in Hong Kong

The relations between the US and China are at an all-time low, with both countries engaged in confrontation over trade, Covid's origins, the South China Sea, and many other issues.

China, India must create ‘enabling conditions’ to resolve border issue, says Wang Yi

The Chinese foreign minister said that the border dispute wasn't the 'whole story' of the China-India relationship, and that both countries were friends but they should shed suspicion.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.
Representational image for trade from China | Photo: Bloomberg

What conflict? India’s imports from China soar to almost $100 bn, led by smartphones, machinery

According to China's official data, its exports to India reached $97.52 billion in 2021, while total two-way bilateral trade touched $125.66 billion.

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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