Tag: Act East policy

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  • Linking India to SE Asia

    Linking India to SE Asia

    Each of the essays have been written on diverse aspects of connectivity between India and the far-flung lands of Southeast Asia since time immemorial

    July 28, 2019
  • Look East, Act East~II

    Look East, Act East~II

    The AEP has thus addressed the geo-strategic environment, the threat to maritime security and the need for a balance of power especially with China's emergence as a major Asian power in the context of close connectivity and cohesion amongst the nations in this region. ASEAN or the Asia Pacific region may encounter new challenges at any time with the changes of economic and political conditions at the international level and also with the changes in the balance of power.

    July 10, 2019
  • Passage to Vietnam

    Passage to Vietnam

    Indeed, Vietnam is a strategic pillar of India's Act East Policy and this country's key interlocutor in ASEAN. Hence both countries have called for a Code of Conduct in South China Sea. As highlighted by the Prime Minister in June 2018 at the Sangri La Dialogue, India remains committed to the principle of an open, transparent, inclusive and rules-based regional architecture based on freedom of navigation and overflight, unimpeded economic activities and peaceful settlement of disputes in accordance with international law.

    May 22, 2019
  • Naval Exercise SIMBEX-2019 under way in Singapore

    Naval Exercise SIMBEX-2019 under way in Singapore

    Over the years SIMBEX has stood the test of time in demonstrating the nation’s commitment to enhance maritime cooperation between the two navies.

    May 20, 2019
  • Indo-Nepal growth: Greater economic interaction for mutual progress

    Indo-Nepal growth: Greater economic interaction for mutual progress

    The substantial presence of ethnic Nepalese people in North-east India is an asset to promote greater economic interaction with the neighbouring country Nepal.

    May 6, 2019
  • Difficult balancing act

    Difficult balancing act

    Any attempt to converge national vision with people's voices in this contested region must be negotiated carefully

    April 22, 2019
  • PM Modi awarded Seoul Peace Prize; India, S Korea ink 7 pacts, agree to bolster defence, economic ties

    PM Modi awarded Seoul Peace Prize; India, S Korea ink 7 pacts, agree to bolster defence, economic ties

    PM Modi and President Moon held constructive talks on enhancing bilateral cooperation in key areas including trade, investment, defence and security.

    February 22, 2019
  • PM Modi arrives in South Korea on 2-day visit to bolster ‘Act East Policy’, strategic ties

    PM Modi arrives in South Korea on 2-day visit to bolster ‘Act East Policy’, strategic ties

    This is the prime minister's second visit to the Republic of Korea since 2015 and a second summit meeting with President Moon Jae-in.

    February 21, 2019
  • Citizenship conundrum could inflame North-east

    Citizenship conundrum could inflame North-east

    If the Centre does not handle issues arising out of the controversial Citizenship Bill adroitly, the backlash could affect India's Act East policy initiative.

    December 24, 2018
  • Work still in progress

    Work still in progress

    The Kaladan Multimodal Transit Transport Project in Myanmar, entirely funded by the Union government, is still far from completion owing to a host of unresolved reasons.

    September 24, 2018
  • Extending a neighbourly hand

    Extending a neighbourly hand

    What is required now is to let entrepreneurs from South and South-east Asia participate in the Northeast's economy as more diverse investors in a variety of production processes would also link products and services with the larger market access.

    September 17, 2018
  • Plenty of room for expanding Vietnam-India ties: PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

    Plenty of room for expanding Vietnam-India ties: PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc

    Expresses support for India’s “Act East” policy

    August 29, 2018
  • India and Myanmar entry-exit points opened

    India and Myanmar entry-exit points opened

    The move comes after India and Myanmar jointly carried out a routine survey.

    August 9, 2018
  • Centre serious about Act East policy: President Kovind

    Centre serious about Act East policy: President Kovind

    The Centre is “serious” about the implementation of its Act East policy, President Ram Nath Kovind said today, after dedicating to the people the revamped national highway connecting the Tripurasundari temple in Gomati district and Sabroom in South Tripura district. The 73.71 km-long highway, which was a single-lane stretch so far, was recently widened for …

    June 7, 2018
  • Look but don’t act

    Look but don’t act

    In November 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced at the meeting of the Association of South-east Asian Nations held in Myanmar about India’s newfound commitment to play a major role in linking economies of these countries through its Act East policy, seeds for which were sown in the early 1990s during the Congress regime. On …

    May 27, 2018
  • Modi to visit Indonesia, Singapore next week

    Modi to visit Indonesia, Singapore next week

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Indonesia and Singapore next week to give an impetus to India’s ‘Act East’ policy. India is expected to sign key agreements in defence and other areas with both Indonesia and Singapore during Modi’s five-day visit to the two South-east Asian nations, beginning on 29 May. Briefing the media here on …

    May 24, 2018
  • Still under construction

    Still under construction

    Taking into consideration the slow pace of progress of the much-hyped Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project that is supposed to connect the Sittwe port in the Bay of Bengal with Mizoram’s capital town of Aizawl, it would seem the project will take a few more years to be fully operational. It was slated to be …

    May 13, 2018