By Spencer Jakab The Wall Street Journal Mon., Nov. 12, 2018 The oil market’s latest message should seriously worry Saudi Arabia. While no single crude producer in the 100 million barrel a day industry is big enough to dictate prices, it has long been an article of faith that the kingdom could tip the scales. […]
Japan is using cultural diplomacy to reassert its place in the world – but is the message too exclusive?
Source:https://theconversation.com/japan-is-using-cultural-diplomacy-to-reassert-its-place-in-the-world-but-is-the-message-too-exclusive-106463 Japan is using cultural diplomacy to reassert its place in the world – but is the message too exclusive? Shutterstock Warren Stanislaus, University of Oxford Soon after returning to power in 2012, Japanese prime minister, Shinzo Abe, boldly asserted that “Japan is back” from its “lost decades” of economic stagnation and political turbulence. Under […]
India will seek to kickstart its projects in the Maldives during PM Modi’s daylong visit to Male on November 17 to attend Ibu Solih’s swearing-in ceremony. The projects, including in the defence sector, were stalled under the regime of outgoing President Abdulla Yameen. Pro-China Yameen had stalled a number of Indian projects, including a training […]
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said that India and China were the key players in all global developments and issues. “Today we both cannot deny each other’s significance and dominance, especially in Asia and South East Asia. The need of the hour is to cooperate with each other, resolve all issues through dialogue and […]