The Philippines will begin negotiations on a free trade agreement with the United States in September, its ambassador to Washington said on Thursday, in a bid to expand market access for its agricultural products.
French car major Renault's popular entry level hatchback Kwid, which is sold across various markets, including India, has failed crash test conducted on its base variant without airbags by vehicle safety group ASEAN NCAP.
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan asked the East Asian countries to adhere to freedom of navigation and lawful use of the sea in order to defeat maritime terrorism.
Modi said solutions cannot be found behind walls of protection and asserted that India stands for an open and stable international trade regime.
Modi and Loong agreed to deepen the bilateral economic ties and build on defence co-op as they called for a peaceful and open maritime environment.
Modi handed over the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour, to former Singapore diplomat Tommy Koh.
US Defence Secretary James Mattis reiterated his country's commitment in the Indo-Pacific region, ahead of an important regional security summit here.
Modi and his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong agreed to deepen the bilateral economic ties and build on defence cooperation as they called for a peaceful.
"14 B2B & B2G documents were announced in the presence of PM @narendramodi between India and Singapore," Raveesh Kumar tweeted.
Political relations between India and Singapore are among the warmest and closest. There are no contests or claims, or doubts," Modi told the Indian diaspora.