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India vows close cooperation with Cambodia as ASEAN chair

India has pledged to work closely with Cambodia, the 2022 chair of ASEAN, in addressing issues of common concerns including the Myanmar crisis. The pledge was made during a telephone conversation between Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Prak Sokhonn and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam ...

Ry Sochan / Phnom Penh Post

Addressing Climate Change in the Mekong-Ganges Region

ollowing the 11th Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) meeting on July 21, the foreign ministers of the MGC’s six member countries (Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam) agreed on the need to increase cooperation on sustainable water resource management. The ministers pledged to enhance technical cooperation ...

Lohita Solanki

Mekong Ganga Cooperation meet discusses draft action plan

A key meeting of the Mekong Ganga Cooperation was held here on Tuesday as member states reviewed the progress made under the initiative and deliberated on a draft action plan to be adopted at the ministerial meeting next month. The Mekong–Ganga Cooperation (MGC) was established in ...

Mekong region: A new growth centre for Asia

Inclusive and open regionalism has been the driving force for growth in the region and the Greater Mekong Subregion countries must endeavour to ensure that regional initiatives benefit all the GMS member states, argues Chheang Vannarith. Geographically located between the two Asian giants, China and India, ...

Chheang Vannarith

Replicate Yunnan, Mekong models to make Northeast ASEAN-India hub: ADB

Assam could emerge as the hub of trade and commerce between India and the ASEAN by replicating infrastructure development models adopted by Yunnan and the Greater Mekong sub-region, Kenichi Yokoyama, India director of Asian Development Bank said here on Sunday. Keep reading ...

Samudra Gupta Kashyap

A Shared Culture and Destiny

India’s soft power and strategic connectivity approach with regard to the Act East Policy formulated by the BJP Government to revitalise a shared culture in Southeast Asia will be a game changer India is hosting the Asean-India commemorative summit with heads of the 10 Asean ...

Gautam Kumar Jha

Modi meets Suu Kyi, Vietnamese PM; discusses bilateral, regional issues

After the meeting between Modi and the Myanmarese leader, external affairs ministry spokesman Raveesh Kumar tweeted, “The two leaders had a productive discussion on intensifying bilateral cooperation, including follow up on key decisions taken during PM’s visit to Myanmar in September 2017.”Keep reading ...

Money Control Reporter

Will work closely for early conclusion of RCEP talks: Suresh Prabhu

India today said it will work “closely and constructively” with all the members of RCEP for early conclusion of the negotiations for a mega trade deal. []To promote investments, the government had created a project development fund (PDF) to facilitate Indian investment in four countries of ...

The Economic Times Reporter

Asean-India vow to tackle climate change and price volatility

India and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) nations on Friday agreed to jointly work to mitigate the challenges of climate change, enhance livelihood opportunities through agro- forestry, exchange farm machineries and develop heterotic rice hybrids.Keep reading ...

LiveMint Reporter

Make Indo-Pacific region threat-free: India

With New Delhi enhancing its engagements with southeast Asia under its Act East Policy, India on Saturday called for the waters of the Indo-Pacific region to be better connected and free of traditional and non-traditional threats.[]The Asean comprises Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the ...

IANS

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