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Two super power diverted world attention this week. America voted for continuity to its existing leadership while China is going through sweeping leadership reshuffle. And these two leaders have immense responsibilities to ensure a better economic picture the world is expecting. American economy performed well below expectation during the first tenure of Barak Obama. Internal…

Rajeev Sharma Introduction This article seeks to examine the growing strategic and diplomatic importance of Bhutan for its big neighbours: China and India. China has recently intensified its efforts to woo Bhutan and engage with it directly, despite the lack of diplomatic ties between them. To improve relations with Bhutan, China first has to resolve…

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan It is no surprise that Bhutan has been named as the most peaceful and stable country in the South Asian region by one of the NGOs. It is no surprise either that Nepal was placed next to Bhutan in that index. One would have expected Maldives to come next after Bhutan…

ECONOMISTS predict China will overtake the US to become the world’s largest economy by mid this century, if its unprecedented growth continues with the same pace as in last few decades. Alongside the economic boom, questions have also been raised as to whether this prosperity has reached the citizens in far flung villages. Many believe…

By Kinley Tshering Professor of international relations and an expert on China-India relations at Westminster University in London, UK, Professor Dr. Dibyesh Anand gave a critical perspective on Bhutan’s relations with its giant neighbors, India and China, at a CBS forum British and the Duar wars The 1864 Duar War, after which Bhutan ceded 18…

In 15 years of Chinese rule, the citizens in Hong Kong feel, Communism is gradually gripping the otherwise free and open Hong Kong society, as Chinese government install mainland loyal as chief administrator of the island. Local human rights groups estimate the number of people flung to protest the sworn in ceremony of new leader…

The successful launch of spacecraft has given tremendous impetus for the Chinese authority to push further on the ambitious mission of building a space station by 2020. The 13-day manual docking mission, carrying three, including first Chinese astronaut Liu Yang, has completed with the capsule landing on earth in Inner Mongolia. Premier Wen Jiabao hailed…