January 29, 2021

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Jack Ma story: China’s deep strategic ambition

Earlier this month, the Chinese tech tycoon, Jack Ma, made his first public appearance ever since the suspension of Ant Group’s $37 billion IPO in November. Ant is an affiliate company of Alibaba, the e-commerce giant that he co-founded. The...

China-India Tensions; India in DF-26 (dual-use) launcher’s range; Coastguard Law; PLA Salary Increase; 250 Missile Tests in 2020; PLA Mobilisation

I. The Big Story: China-India Tensions It’s been a hectic week for China and India on diplomatic and military fronts. Yesterday, Dr S Jaishankar, India’s Minister for Foreign Affairs gave a speech on the state of China-India relations at the 13th All India...

All Things Policy: What Angkor Teaches Us About India

Southeast Asia is generally thought of as being “Indianised” for much of its history – but what does that actually mean? Anirudh Kanisetti and Aditya Ramanathan discuss the kingdom of Angkor in modern Cambodia to understand its unique culture and...