Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicXi Jinping

Topic: Xi Jinping

What China wants you to know—Covid in Xi’an under control. What it doesn’t—there’s no food

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

Mercedes for Modi and ‘The Beast’ for Biden: World leaders love state cars. It’s their ‘art’

Serving with both looks and protection, state vehicles are so much more than just protective machines. They are symbolic of their countries' power.

Xi Jinping wants Chinese artists and writers to practise ‘morality’. And a big editor quits

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

China ordered Amazon to remove reviews, ratings of President Xi Jinping’s book, report says

The Amazon.cn entry for Xi’s book had its ratings, comments and reviews scrubbed and disabled roughly two years ago in response to an edict from Beijing, according to a Reuters report.

Modi-Xi summits couldn’t stop India-China ‘strategic mistrust’, says ex-foreign secy Nirupama Rao

Nirupama Menon Rao, also former envoy to China & US, said Galwan incident impacted bilateral ties, but it won't be easy for India to go for 'surgical decoupling' with China.

China has a negative celebrity list of 88, as Xi doubles down on 3rd term

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

China can’t use sports as soft power for long. 2022 Winter Olympics looks set to fail

US and UK may boycott the Winter Olympics in Beijing. The 2008 Olympics, when China got away with minimal opposition, seems impossible to repeat now.

‘Prepare to fight,’ China tells citizens. Xi Jinping has big plans for party and security

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

Biden charts path forward with Xi as both leaders stress for more talks amid tensions

The two leaders held a virtual meeting that lasted for over three hours as they covered a range of topics including trade, the pandemic, climate change, Taiwan and other hotspots.

Biden-Xi summit will help reduce rising tensions. US-China talking itself is an achievement

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What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.

Defence

National Defence Academy | Twitter | Headquarters Integrated Defence Staff

Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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