India reviews continuation of FTA with ASEAN  World

India reviews continuation of FTA with ASEAN

The government is reviewing the continuation of the free trade agreement (FTA) with ASEAN in the wake of the trading bloc’s reluctance to address India’s concerns over what it believes are asymmetries in the trade pact during the last ten years. According to Times of India, the country’s main grouse is the rising trade deficit with the 10–country bloc.
Foreigners actively contributing to promoting Vietnam’s image Society

Foreigners actively contributing to promoting Vietnam’s image

The National External Information Service Awards 2019 held recently in Hanoi attracted the participation not only of Vietnamese journalists but also of foreigners interested in the country, especially given the unprecedented situation facing the world and Vietnam - COVID-19.
Indian expert hails Vietnam’seconomic growth Business

Indian expert hails Vietnam’seconomic growth

The economic prospect of Vietnam is bright and the country’s economic growth story is like a “miracle”, S D Pradhan, deputy national security adviser of India, commented in a recent article run by Times of India newspaper.
Experts: Chinese acts in East Sea run counter to international law World

Experts: Chinese acts in East Sea run counter to international law

Following China’s announcement of the establishment of the so-called “Xisha district” (in Vietnam’s Hoang Sa (Paracel) archipelago) and “Nansha district” (in Vietnam’s Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago) within “Sansha city”, international experts have condemned the move, saying it breaks international law.
Indian scholar: New Delhi should prioritise East Sea issue in foreign policy World

Indian scholar: New Delhi should prioritise East Sea issue in foreign policy

Indian daily Times of India on November 1 ran an article by Baladas Ghoshal, a scholar from the Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies of India, that held that the encroachment of Vietnam’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ) by China’s Haiyang Dizhi 8 vessel clearly impinged on Vietnam’s territorial integrity and economic security.
 Economy should shape Vietnam-India relations World

Economy should shape Vietnam-India relations

Economy should lie at the heart of India-Vietnam relations, according to an article posted on the Times of India on February 27 on the occasion of the upcoming visit to India by Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang from March 2-4.
India, Singapore discuss trade partnership World

India, Singapore discuss trade partnership

India’s External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on January 7 met with her Singaporean counterpart Vivian Balakrishnan in Singapore and discussed bilateral and multilateral issues relating to the economic and strategic partnership.