RCEP did not adequately address India's concerns, FTA with ASEAN to be reviewed: Goyal

However, Goyal, who was replying to members in the Upper House, also assured them that India's Look East policy would continue.

published on : 10th December 2019

Rajnath Singh holds bilateral meetings with US, Japan, Australia, New Zealand counterparts

The meeting has come on the sidelines of the 6th ASEAN Defence Ministers' Meeting-Plus (ADMM-Plus), the Defence Ministry said in a statement.

published on : 17th November 2019

PM stayed out of RCEP keeping in mind northeast's economic interests: Rajnath Singh

The defence minister said the government has started several infrastructure projects in Arunachal Pradesh and no part of the state will be isolated.

published on : 15th November 2019

North East spearheading India's collaboration with ASEAN nations: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Jitendra Singh said that connectivity in North East has been the main focus of the current government with Sikkim getting its first airport last year.

published on : 11th November 2019

Security, economy come up at Modi-Suu Kyi meeting in Bangkok

Suu Kyi appreciated India’s consistent and sustained support for the widening of democracy, the MEA said in a statement.

published on : 5th November 2019

Japan, China, Bangladesh, India most vulnerable to rising sea levels: Antonio Guterres

Guterres, speaking to reporters in Bangkok where he is attending the ASEAN Summit, said the biggest threat to sustainability today in the world is climate change.

published on : 4th November 2019

India opts out of world's biggest free trade deal RCEP,  says it will create 'unsustainable trade deficits'

India has raised concerns about market access, fearing its domestic industries could be hard hit if the country is flooded by cheap Made-in-China goods. 

published on : 4th November 2019

Donald Trump invites ASEAN leaders to US meet after skipping summit

Trump's absence from the meetings left plenty of room for China and other regional powers to raise their own profiles.

published on : 4th November 2019

India to put forth own conditions to join RCEP

Thailand had previously said it aimed to conclude negotiations by the end of the year.

published on : 4th November 2019

ASEAN backs India's rising role in Indo-Pacific region

The endorsement of India's role assumes significance as it came in the midst of geopolitical power play in the Indo-Pacific region.

published on : 3rd November 2019

India committed to further improving tax regime: PM Narendra Modi

On the tax regime, PM Narendra Modi said that the number of taxes and tax rates are falling in the country.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Trump absent, ASEAN charts path for trade block led by China

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told other leaders attending that Beijing was committed to forging such an agreement and to ASEAN's central role in the region.

published on : 3rd November 2019

Minor fire on Japanese PM Shinzo Abe's jet

The leader was flying to Bangkok from Tokyo on a Boeing 777-300ER to attend talks at the ASEAN summit.

published on : 3rd November 2019

PM Modi meets Indonesian President Joko Widodo at ASEAN summit

Prime Minister Modi invited Indonesian President Jokowi to visit India at a mutually convenient time next year.

published on : 3rd November 2019

PM Modi favours expansion of ties between India and ASEAN

The annual ASEAN summit is taking place amid China's aggressive behaviour in the disputed South China Sea as well as in the Indo-Pacific region.

published on : 3rd November 2019
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