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Proposals Set Stage For China To Have A Bigger Role In World

China’s blueprint for its future development comes at a historic turning point in which the country is set to play a bigger role in the global economy, according to experts. Their comments come after proposals for the country’s 14th Five-Year Plan (2021-2025) for National Economic and Social Development and the Long-Range Objectives Through the Year 2035 were adopted by the Fifth Plenary Session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China.

Read Here | China Daily

Why India Must Track China’s Development Plan

After Huawei, Xiaomi, and a number of Chinese smartphone producers, LeTV will launch its new smartphone in India early next year. With deepening engagement, China and India will have a bigger platform to cooperate. The upcoming 13th five-year plan is not only about China’s reform and innovation but also about the close integration and shared development of China and the world. China welcomes all countries to board its fast train of development, in pursuit of the shared dream of win-win cooperation, writes the Chines ambassador to India in The Indian Express

Egypt’s Revolution in Reverse

Mohammed Morsi has been sentenced to 20 years in prison, a former general is head of state, and charges against Hosni Mubarak have been dismissed—it’s like 2011 all over again.

Read Here – The Atlantic

Towards Digital Well Being

Tripling mobile Internet access over the next 15 years could make the developing world $22 trillion richer. Such improvement in the lives and earning potential of poor people could indirectly help with the other challenges; after all, more prosperous people tend to be healthier, better fed, and more highly educated.

Read Here – Project Syndicate

China Says Xi’s Visit Propels Ties With India Into New Historic Phase

President Xi’s visit has propelled the development of China-India ties into a new historic phase. Indian leaders, including President Pranab Mukherjee, said the mutually-beneficial cooperation with China is vital to India if the latter wants to take advantages from Asia’s development. They said India is ready to make joint efforts with China to achieve common development and prosperity.

Read Here – Xinhua

Is BRICs For Real?

Will BRICS create a framework that is as democratic in sharing governance space with other investors and stakeholders? This will be something to watch for as the systems and structures evolve. The notion that the NDB has been “Shanghai-ed” is perhaps a shallow understanding of this exciting new initiative.


Read Here – The Hindu

Why Isn’t India A Regional Leader?

Despite overtaking Japan as the third-largest economy, India has lost its leadership role in the continent because, unlike its eastern neighbours, it has ignored is poor

Read Here – The Hindu

Saving The World The Silicon Valley Way

Not content with dominating IPOs on Wall Street, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are taking their can-do, failure-conquering, technology-enabled tactics to the challenge of global poverty. And why not?

Read Here – Foreign Policy

A Himalayan Handshake

The world looks to Asia to be the engine driving the global economy. This would be impossible without the two powerhouses of China and India. Our two countries need to work hand in hand if Asia is to become the anchor of world peace. An Asian century that people expect would not come if China and India, the two most populous countries in the world, failed to live in harmony and achieve common development. Asia’s future hinges on China and India, says Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.

Read Here – The Hindu

Long War Theory

In countries like Mali, the hard work begins after the defeat of the insurgency. Development and reconciliation could become the cornerstones of a common European foreign policy.

Read Here – The European

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