Indonesia expects to have more than 5 unicorns by 2019: Minister

Feb 19 2018

Indonesia has seen a rapid growth in the number of startups trying to capitalize on this potential in a growing economy.

ASEAN hopes to expedite code of conduct on South China Sea

Feb 07 2018

The ASEAN is hoping to expedite negotiations on a code of conduct with China for the South China Sea but it is not realistic to expect an agreement within a year.

Scale and complexity of terror threat to Southeast Asia growing

Feb 06 2018

The terrorist threat facing Southeast Asia is growing as foreign fighters return to the region, Southeast Asian defence ministers said in a joint statement.

SE Asia ministers air concerns over Beijing's activities

Feb 06 2018

Southeast Asian foreign ministers aired concerns over China’s activities in disputed areas of the South China Sea, noting that land reclamation continued.

Mitsubishi, Suzuki profits soar on Asia sales while bigger peers

Feb 05 2018

Sales also rose 51 percent in China, a market where Mitsubishi sees sales more than doubling under its mid-term plan through 2019.

'Have undertaken big reforms, changed working of officials'

Feb 03 2018

Modi said his govt has undertaken many path breaking economic reforms, making the country the most preferred investment destination.

Modi inaugurates Global Investment Summit in Guwahati

Feb 03 2018

Modi said that roads and railways are being constructed at a faster pace in the northeast and electricity is being generated at a similar pace.

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet mulls seaplanes on Brahmaputra

Feb 03 2018

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet said it is exploring possibilities to introduce seaplanes on Brahmaputra in Assam, making the river the largest waterways in the world.

Northeast at heart of Act East Policy: Narendra Modi

Feb 03 2018

PM Modi said the northeast is at the heart of India's 'Act East Policy' for connecting to Southeast Asia and build trade and people-to-people ties with the Asean bloc.

India needs to nurture indigenous-technology driven policy focus

Feb 02 2018

Funding for defence will remain a constraint, but nurturing an indigenous-technology driven policy focus and enabling private sector is the need for national security.

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