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11 october
2016
Alexander Yermakov

Griffin and Viper Chase Indian Jackpot

The long-awaited signing of the bumper contract on the delivery of French Rafale fighter aircraft to India took place in late September, 2016. However, the contract will not cover all the needs of the Indian Air Force. As a result, a new race for what could be the biggest military aviation contract for some years to come, most likely between the United States and… Sweden is slowly unfolding.

12 september
2016
Russian Council

Russia’s Turnover with its Leading Partner in Europe is $44.6 Billion. How to Reach Out to Berlin via Warsaw and Prague

In 2015, bilateral trade between Poland and Germany reached $100 billion. Poland became Germany’s seventh-largest trade partner, with Russia sitting in 13th. The structure of trade relations between Berlin and Warsaw is much more complex and diverse than that of Berlin and Moscow. Trade between Germany and the Czech Republic reached $85 billion last year, i.e. the Czech Republic was worth twice as much to Germany as Russia.

02 august
2016
Nikolay Murashkin

The 1966 Tashkent Declaration: A Helping Hand for Institutional Memory?

In June 2016, Tashkent hosted the 15th anniversary summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), which concluded with the signing of a final declaration. It should be noted that neither the official rhetoric around the summit, nor the majority of the related analytical pieces mentioned another memorable date – the 50th anniversary of the 1966 Tashkent Declaration, which established a peace agreement between India and Pakistan. The fact that these two Asian powers are moving toward full-fledged membership in the SCO in 2015–2016 is justly viewed as a success for the organization. The New Asian Perspectives blog has decided to recall the recent diplomatic history.

12 march
2016
Mathew Maavak

Overseas views on NPC & CPPCC: China can be a stabilizer of Asia-Pacific region

The National People's Congress (NPC), China's top parliamentary body, and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's top advisory body, convene its annual sessions, known as the "two sessions" on March 3-15 2016, which marks a pivotal year as the nation continues on to embark with its reforms and opening up policy, shifting towards a "New Normal" for economic growth rates, starting its 13th Five-Year Plan for social and economic development over the next five years and confronting challenges on the foreign policy front. How will the NPC address those concerns? What do foreign experts and Overseas Chinese say? The Panview Column of CNTV has invited some of them to express their views on major issues to be discussed at the ongoing two sessions.

 

The following is an email interview by Panview with Mathew Maavak, a doctoral researcher in security foresight at University Technology Malaysia (UTM), on his opinion on China's "Belt & Road" initiative.

06 march
2016
Mathew Maavak

Overseas views on China's Silk Road future: How Malaysia scholar sees the Belt & Road initiative?

The National People's Congress (NPC), China's top parliamentary body, and the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China's top advisory body, are scheduled to convene its annual sessions, known as the "two sessions" on March 3-15 2016, which marks a pivotal year as the nation continues on to embark with its reforms and opening up policy, shifting towards a "New Normal" for economic growth rates, starting its 13th Five-Year Plan for social and economic development over the next five years and confronting challenges on the foreign policy front. How will the NPC address those concerns? What do foreign experts and Overseas Chinese say? The Panview Column of CNTV has invited some of them to express their views on major issues to be discussed at the upcoming two sessions.

23 january
2016
Eric Ehrmann

The smog of war

The Paris climate deal known as COP 21 calls for major powers to transfer trillions of dollars to a tenuous project that manufactures fresh hope that man can curb pollution and cool the planet. Meanwhile,mediating conflicts driven by enegy security, extremism and genocides that are killing and displacing millions are struggling to obtain funds .

 

05 june
2015
K. V. Ganapathy

Framework on E-Growth Strategy

Russian E-Commerce Industry is very nascent. Country with strong mobile base has been successfully been able to penetrate the E-Commerce business. Russia with a mobile base close to 122 million in 2017 from 105 million in 2011 has seen a growth of hardly only 20% in six years. Where as country like India has seen a got a mobile user base of more than a Billion.

12 may
2015
K. V. Ganapathy

IT as an Opportunity to support falling Rubble! (A E-Growth Strategy)

This article tries to understand hidden opportunity on untapped Russian IT/E-Commerce sector, and also proposes if this can be strategized to act as a catalyst during current economic downturn for the country’s revival. This will be first of the series of article on Russia economy focusing on E-Growth strategy to overcome its existing financial turmoil.