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4 December, 2017 5:55 AM Video of China's Fighter Jets Shows Fight For Control With US In This Area

Beijing: China has showcased its J-11B jet fighters in the disputed South China Sea islands as Beijing seeks to consolidate its hold over the region. Footage aired by state-run China Central Television (CCTV) on Wednesday for the first time confirmed deployment of the fighter aircraft in a hangar on Yongxing island, a Chinese name for Woody Island, which 82

21 November, 2017 1:22 PM Canon India appoints Gary Lee as CFO, Vice President

Imaging products and printing solutions maker Canon India today said it has appointed Gary Lee as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of the company. Lee takes over the responsibilities from Anuj Aggarwal, who has been elevated as Vice President (Marketing) at Canon, Philippines. Under his new role, Lee will be overseeing the Finance & Taxation 56

17 November, 2017 9:20 AM Exotic Indonesian birds found in drain pipes

The birds comprised 84 eclectus parrots and 41 endangered white cockatoos, reports the BBC.   Jakarta: A wildlife raid in Indonesia led to 125 exotic birds stuffed into drain pipes sealed by wire and ready to be smuggled, authorities said. The birds comprised 84 eclectus parrots and 41 endangered white cockatoos, reports the BBC. Separate raids were conducted 90

13 November, 2017 7:10 AM Narendra Modi visits rice research institute, meets Indian scientists

India is also setting up a regional centre of the IRRI in Varanasi, the Prime Minister’s constituency, to develop high-yielding rice varieties. India is setting up a regional centre of the IRRI in Varanasi, the Prime Minister’s constituency, to develop high-yielding rice varieties. The IRRI, which has offices in 17 countries, is known for its work in developing 92

12 November, 2017 7:25 PM Philippines president says South China Sea row 'better left untouched'

Manila: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said on Sunday the South China Sea dispute, involving China and five other claimants including the Philippines, was "better left untouched". "We have to be friends, the other hotheads would like us to confront China and the rest of the world on so many issues," Duterte said at a ceremony on the eve of a summit 48

12 November, 2017 6:07 PM PM Modi interacts with world leaders in Philippines

PM Modi interacted with world leaders at a gala dinner reception hosted by Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday. Manila: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with world leaders, including US President Donald Trump, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, at a gala dinner reception hosted by Filipino President 39

12 November, 2017 9:44 AM India, Japan, U.S., Australia hold first ‘Quad’ talks at Manila ahead of ASEAN Summit

‘Open’ and inclusive regional vision and anti-terrrorism cooperation were discussed. India on Sunday held the first official-level discussion under the newly boosted regional coalition known as the ‘Quad’, the quadrilateral formation including Japan, India, United States and Australia. A press release issued by the Ministry of External Affairs stated 154

4 November, 2017 5:31 AM Donald Trump embarks on Asia visit, longest tour of a US President in 25 years

Washington: US President Donald Trump has embarked on an 11-day trip to Asia during which he will visit Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines, the media reported on Saturday. It will be the longest tour of Asia by a US president in 25 years, reports the BBC. The trip comes at a time of heightened tensions with North Korea over its nuclear 97

3 November, 2017 11:01 AM Arrested Filipina also faces terror raps in India, says officials

Philippine officials say a militant leader’s widow who has been arrested for allegedly calling on fighters to join a pro-Islamic State group siege in the south also faces allegations that she recruited Indian men to fight in Syria and Iraq. Joshua Raymundo of the National Bureau of Investigation said on Friday that India has asked the Philippines to help investigate 58

31 October, 2017 11:10 AM Beijing seen poised for fresh South China Sea assertiveness

HONG KONG/BEIJING: China has quietly undertaken more construction and reclamation in the South China Sea, recent satellite images show, and is likely to more powerfully reassert its claims over the waterway soon, regional diplomats and military officers say. With global attention focused on North Korea and Beijing engrossed in its Party Congress, tensions 124