Calibrating US-Philippines relations under Marcos Jr
The Marcos government explores the option of furthering defence-related ties with the US, initially proposed under the Enhanced Defence Cooperation Agreement.
25 Nov 2022
More concerns than consensus in ASEAN at 55
The challenges faced by the ASEAN over the Myanmar crisis, the South China Sea dispute and other issues have soured any mood for optimism in its 55th year.
26 Aug 2022
A legacy lost too soon: Abe and the Indo-Pacific
The term, ‘Indo-Pacific’, has increasingly gained currency across the political and foreign policy spectrums around the world today.
13 Jul 2022
Quad and the Indo-Pacific economic framework
The visits to both South Korea and Japan are critical, even as tensions in East Asia are an important indicator of the unabated US-China rivalry and its impact on the immediate region.
01 Jun 2022
US-ASEAN Summit: Balancing regional with bilateral
Reports of joint Russia-Vietnam exercises scheduled for the same time as the summit are likely to embarrass both the US and ASEAN, complicating matters.
06 May 2022
The BIMSTEC Charter: Much Ado About Nothing
BIMSTEC is today nearing completion of the third decade since its formulation in 1994; in that period, it has held just five summits and come out with its first-ever charter only in 2022.
06 Apr 2022
Global geopolitical shifts and the Taiwan crisis
For the first time since the end of the Cold War, the European security architecture is fully under threat as Putin has even warned about the use of nuclear weapons.
28 Feb 2022
Tiger kills 65-year-old woman in Odisha wildlife sanctuary, half-eaten body found
'It's a 40 per cent commission government': Rahul Gandhi slams BJP rule in Karnataka
Income Tax sleuths raid offices, home of businessman Faris Aboobacker over alleged tax evasion
Tamil Nadu Budget: Rs 1,000 aid for women family heads will be launched in Sept 2023, says govt
Maharashtra govt staff to get monetary benefits equivalent to OPS, call off strike
Air India urination case: Victim moves SC seeking zero-tolerance policy for unruly fliers