Economy: Learning from South Korea’s experience

Arif Kelana Putra Economist at the Finance Ministry The Indonesia-Korea Business Summit 2017 held in Jakarta recently should not only have provided Indonesia with a good opportunity to attract investments but also to learn about economic modernization from South Korea.South Korea is regarded as a good model for economic modernization, which has enabled it to …

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India’s Act East policy: Need to rediscover Southeast Asia through better connectivity and cooperation

by Dr Bawa Singh India and Southeast Asia have enjoyed historical, civilisational and geo-cultural relations since time immemorial. However, their coming under colonial rule (1600-1940s) and replacement of the ‘Silk Route to Sea Route’ rendered the multi-faceted relations dormant between both the regions. Since the end of the Cold War and disintegration of the USSR, …

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India quietly enhances ties with Taiwan

by Namrata Hasija The relationship between India and Taiwan is seen by many as both new and emerging. However, the fact of the matter is that India and ROC (Republic of China) – the official name of Taiwan  -  share long-standing historical linkages. The relationship intensified when Jawaharlal Nehru visited China on the invitation of …

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US Exit from the TPP: Opportunities and Alternatives for Japan

Chandrali Sarkar Research Intern, CRP, IPCS US President Donald Trump sounded the death knell for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) by signing an executive order withdrawing the country from the Partnership. This scenario is viewed as a setback not just for the TPP but also as preventing the Japanese economy from accomplishing the targets set as …

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