China, world’s second-largest economy stands tall with US$ 25.3 trillion and is up by 9% from 2017 followed by India at 10.38 trillion which is up by 9.8% showing growth over the preceding year.
A new Chinese regulation announced this week will require foreign companies and foreign-Chinese joint ventures to acquire approval before publishing content online, in the government’s latest move to tighten control of the digital realm.
Amid the spa discounts, restaurant deals and cut-price tickets on Groupon, Alibaba should be looking for one thing: lessons learned. As WSJ’s Alex Frangos writes: The Chinese e-commerce giant on Friday disclosed a 5.6% stake in the once-popular, but lately shunned, daily-deals…
Despite a flagging global economy, and a few upheavals of their own, Thailand still boasts one of the most vibrant and interesting real estate markets in the world.
Co-organised by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the two-day Asian Financial Forum (AFF) came to a successful conclusion today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
For seven years in a row, the Asian Financial Forum takes place in Hong Kong, but this year several speakers voiced their concern about the current global economic situation.
The inaugural meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s Board of Directors was convened in Beijing on January 17, 2016. The Board of Directors is made up of 12 Directors, of which 9 Directors represent regional members and the others non-regional members. Mr. Jin Liqun, President of the AIIB, chaired the meeting.
President urges new agencies to improve PLA’s combat capability and readiness China has reshuffled its top armed forces agency, the Central Military Commission, as President Xi Jinping accelerates the massive, multilevel reform of the People’s Liberation Army. The previous four military headquarters – staff, politics, logistics and armaments – were dismantled and their functions and duties are now shared by 15 new agencies under the Central Military Commission. When meeting leaders of these new agencies on Monday morning, Xi, also chairman of the Central Military Commission, said the rearrangement of the commission itself has basically concluded, describing the move as “a breakthrough” and “a crucial step” toward a stronger military
Author: Pawan Kumar Sen, Leiden University Nepal was constituted as a secular state after the endorsement of the Interim Constitution in January 2007, which was formally ratified in May 2008. The declaration of secularism was taken as a major contribution…