The Huawei Factor In US-India Relations

Notwithstanding the thaw at the Sino-Indian border, India remains skeptical of tech encroachments by Beijing, much like the United States. Rather than a shared historic commitment to democratic values, it is this skepticism that will fuel the tech relationship forward — and continue to make life difficult for Huawei — in both countries. Read Here | The […]

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Ericsson, Nokia Are More Chinese Than Meets The Eye

Australia is shocked – shocked – to discover that its main supplier of telecom equipment, Ericsson, depends on Chinese equipment from Panda Electronics, a Nanjing-based manufacturer that appears on the Pentagon’s latest list of Chinese companies linked to the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). Read Here – Asia Times

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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 […]

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A Chinese Proposal India Can Say No To?

According to a report in India’s Economic Times, China has offered to finance a large portion of India’s infrastructure development via loans.  The investment would amount to 30 percent of India’s planned infrastructure spending through 2017. For comparison, China contributed a mere 0.15 percent of India’s total FDI inflows between April 2000 and December 2013. India has […]

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China Inc And Its Overseas Battles

Much as Japan Inc. caused a sensation with its buying spree in the eighties, acquiring prominent U.S. companies and landmarks, including Rockefeller Center, Chinese companies are making their presence felt. Acquisitions range from AMC cinemas to IBM’s personal computers unit. Read Here – The Diplomat

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A Chinese Lesson

When nations become strong and their companies begin to spread business to other countries, interests are bound to either collide or come together. For decades, it was the turn of the Western multinationals to face political wrath in faraway countries. Remember India threw out Coca Cola and IBM? Now it is the turn of Chinese and […]

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As India’s Growth Rates Hit The Buffers, The Poor Are Sinking Beneath A Tide Of Seeming Government indifference to their plight as politicians focus on looking after their cronies. Is it goodbye to the Asian tiger?

India’s remarkable growth figures have, however, successfully masked a far less appealing set of statistics which shows that, despite the success of India’s middle class, when you look at government delivery of basic services to the poor, India has been struggling against being hyphenated less with China than with its more desperate and impoverished neighbours […]

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Chinese Companies and Foreign Policy Headaches For Nations: Huawei Cries Foul, Says U.S. Barriers To Harm Ties Between Two Nations

A paper published by China‘s biggest telecommunications equipment maker said the company’s path into the United States had been blocked by unsubstantiated “allegations based on allegations” that threatened to harm ties between the world’s two biggest economies. The complaint published by Huawei Technologies Co – topped by a reference to McCarthy-era Red Scare witch-hunting – was […]

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