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Modi building a USA in Asia, calls unity and shared prosperity

Prime minister Narendra Modi seems to be building a USA in the backyard.  On Tuesday, he called for unity among Asian countries and said they must work as Asians to shape the world and reform

Dip in exports from India

Due to global economic slowdown, the export sector in India has been facing decline. In last two years the government has failed to achieve the fixed export target. The downfall has been noticed in

In search of affordable medicines for the poor

A high-level panel hosted by India as part of the BRICS group of countries discussed the issues of trade deals that inhibit access to medicines and also limit policy space for governments to legisl

Thailand to host 10th Eco-products International Fair 2016

To create awareness and address the challenges of achieving sustainable growth in its member countries across the Asia-Pacific region, the Asian Productivity Organization (APO) in collaboration wit

“[India is an example of] how to tackle development challenges”

Dr Mukhisa Kituyi is the seventh secretary-general of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). He has extensive background as an elected official, an academic and a holder o

“Trade deals can have adverse impact on access to generic medicines”

Dr Ghys also holds the post of chief, strategic information and monitoring division of UNAIDS. The division’s main functions include analysis of levels and trends in the AIDS epidemic, an

India needs policy measures to conform to global standards: Carnegie

India faces significant challenges in the area of trade policy— the global economic slowdown, increasing protectionism, the stalled mega-trade deals that could in time be revived, and perhaps

Terror funding through cross LoC trade in Valley unearthed

Much before the National Investigating Agency (NIA) had arrested seven Hurriyat leaders on Sunday in connection with the funding of terror activities in Kashmir, the agency had unearthed a racket i

Big pharma, IP wars and profit over people

Martin Shkreli, a former hedge fund manager who is infamous for overnight spiking up the price of a lifesaving drug by 5,000 percent, was convicted on three counts of fraud in an American federal

AAI to build integrated cargo terminal at Imphal airport

 An integrated cargo terminal will be built by Airports Authority of India (AAI) after obtaining grant-in-aid under trade infrastructure for export scheme (TIES) of union ministry of commerce

Reskilling policies must in Industry 4.0 era, says APO secretary general

 Countries in the Asia-Pacific region need to gear up and prepare themselves for transition to the Industry 4.0 era that will have a major impact on their economies and productivity, said Asia

Pak rattled by Indian wheat for Afghans via Chabahar

Pakistani experts and commentators seem rattled by India’s rather swift move to operationalise the seat route to the landlocked Afghanistan via the Iranian port of Chabahar, ending, for all t

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