Jan 25, 2018 04:29 PM IST
India is holding a two-day India-ASEAN Commemorative Summit which is expected to give boost to the cooperation in key areas of counter-terrorism, security and connectivity amidst increasing Chinese economic and military assertiveness in the region.
- Jan 25, 2018 11:25 AM IST
Modi also held a meeting with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, the current chair of the ASEAN grouping.
- Jan 25, 2018 10:42 AM IST
Thousands of armed personnel have been keeping a tight vigil for Republic Day in Delhi and in border areas of the city to ensure a smooth passage of the celebrations tomorrow.
- Jan 25, 2018 10:02 AM IST
India has been increasing its engagement with the regional bloc as per its 'Act East Policy'.
- Jan 25, 2018 08:57 AM IST
After the meeting between Modi and the Myanmarese leader, external affairs ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar tweeted, "The two leaders had a productive discussion on intensifying bilateral cooperation, including follow up on key decisions taken during PM's visit to Myanmar in September 2017."
- Jan 24, 2018 01:31 PM IST
The minister also said that India cannot become a member of ASEAN because of geographical reason as this grouping is of South East Asian nations while India lies in the South Asia.
- Jan 24, 2018 10:00 AM IST
Swaraj said scholars from the Southeast Asian region have been choosing India as an important learning centre and in the ancient times, they used to prefer the Nalanda University.
- Jan 23, 2018 04:45 PM IST
Addressing a conference, the minister said India has strengths in production and exports of almost all kinds of textiles and apparel.
- Jan 23, 2018 02:50 PM IST
The 16-member RCEP comprises 10 ASEAN members (Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Laos and Vietnam) and their 6 FTA partners — India, China, Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand.
- Jan 23, 2018 11:35 AM IST
The China-ASEAN Investment Cooperation Fund (CAF), backed by the Export-Import Bank of China, is currently pitching the fund to prospective investors, they said. Its plan to raise $1 billion mainly from Chinese state-owned enterprises was already known, but the fund has now tripled the amount it is seeking.
- Jan 12, 2018 02:38 PM IST
They also called for joint efforts towards managing food security and price volatility besides implementing more capacity building programmes in 2018 on empowerment of ASEAN and Indian women through cooperatives.
- Jan 10, 2018 08:23 PM IST
The highest-level of participation at the summit on Jaunuary 25, to mark the 25 years of Indo-ASEAN ties, comes in the backdrop of increasing Chinese economic and military assertiveness in the region.
- Jan 08, 2018 02:28 PM IST
"The liberalised FDI has opened many sectors in the country and given a boost to the inflow of investments," Yusuff Ali MA, the chairman and managing director of the Abu Dhabi-based LuLu Group International, said here yesterday.
- Jan 08, 2018 08:04 AM IST
Speaking at the closing ceremony of the two-day ASEAN India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) 2018 held here, Teo made a vigorous pitch on the opportunities available for Indian businesses in Singapore.
- Jan 08, 2018 08:04 AM IST
Addressing the Indian diaspora at the ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas here, Swaraj reaffirmed India's commitment to ASEAN.
- Jan 08, 2018 08:04 AM IST
Addressing the 'Pravasi Bhartiya Divas' here, Sonowal said the Assam government has been putting great emphasis on creating a business-friendly environment and bringing investments to the state.
- Jan 02, 2018 08:35 PM IST
This year's Republic Day parade in Delhi will have 10 leaders of the ASEAN countries as chief guests.
- Dec 20, 2017 09:10 AM IST
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said Myanmar acts as a bridge with ASEAN countries which is why India has initiated the Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project that includes the India-Myanmar-Thailand tri-lateral highway.
- Dec 12, 2017 02:30 PM IST
India and Asean countries are holding consultations on the extension of the 1,360 km IMT highway -- from Moreh in India to Mae-Sot in Thailand -- to Laos, Cambodia and to Vietnam, she said.
- Dec 11, 2017 03:43 PM IST
Apart from this, India has set up a project development fund of USD 77 million to develop manufacturing hubs in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, he said.
- Nov 26, 2017 05:10 PM IST
The governor said efforts were on to set up consulates of all the 10 member-countries of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) in Guwahati, and to re-open traditional trade routes between the North Eastern states and South East Asia
- Nov 15, 2017 10:34 AM IST
But if Washington wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi's administration to be at the core of its Asia policy, it must help New Delhi on issues crucial to its own future, experts said. Those include supporting Indian membership in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum and assisting with New Delhi's other geopolitical concerns.
- Nov 15, 2017 09:02 AM IST
In his address at the ASEAN-India Summit, Modi said he was looking forward to a "befitting culmination of the commemorative year and receiving you" at the India-ASEAN Special Commemorative Summit on January 25 next year in New Delhi.
- Nov 14, 2017 03:25 PM IST
In an address at the annual gathering of leaders of the grouping here, the prime minister said India was looking forward to a greater role by the East Asia Summit in the region.
- Nov 14, 2017 01:48 PM IST
White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary Raj Shah's remarks came hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump held a meeting in Manila on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit.