Beijing, May 21 (IANS) Premier Li Keqiang's visit to India will contribute to regional economic development and integration, a Chinese daily said Tuesday. An editorial in China Daily noted that Li's ongoing visit to India will create a new chapter in Sino-Indian relations. "That Li chose New Delhi as the first leg of his first overseas trip as China's head of government is a strong signal to the outside world that Beijing attaches great importance to its interaction with India," it said
Yangon, May 21 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will pay a state visit to Myanmar soon, an official announcement said here Tuesday. According to Japanese media, Abe is to arrive in Nay Pyi Taw Friday for a three-day visit. He will be the first Japanese prime minister visiting the Southeast Asian nation in 36 years since 1977 when former Japanese prime minister Takeo Fukuda came to Myanmar
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Beijing, May 21 (IANS) A total of 812 drug crime suspects have been arrested as part of a joint anti-drug campaign launched by China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand on the trans-boundary river of Mekong, Xinhua reported. Drug trafficking has long plagued transportation on the Mekong river, which runs through the opium-producing Golden Triangle Region
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India and China scripted a new chapter in their ties Monday as Premier Li Keqiang and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh candidly discussed their recent border row and decided to take steps for an early resolution of a dispute that triggered a war in 1962. Li, making New Delhi his first halt in his foreign trip after assuming office in March, and Manmohan Singh also agreed that the world's two most populous nations and biggest economies have a lot in common despite some known differences. India's ambassador to China
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New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India and China Monday stressed on maintaining peace and tranquility along their border and on boosting trade ties, including inviting Chinese firms to invest in India in infrastructure development and increasing banking and financial cooperation. In a joint statement issued after talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and visiting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, both sides reaffirmed that they view each other as "partners for mutual benefit and not as rivals or competitors".
Ramallah, May 20 (IANS) Indian women's football team will have to be at their best when they take on Myanmar, a higher ranked team, in their first match of the AFC Asian Cup (qualifiers) here Tuesday. There's a difference of five places - Myanmar are 46th in the FIFA rankings while India are 51st.
Ramallah, May 20 (IANS) High on confidence after notching up a double-win over Bahrain in two international friendlies in the latter's own backyard, the Indian women's football team will look to carrying on the good form for the AFC Asian Cup (Qualifiers) starting here Tuesday. The 23-member squad and officials reached here Sunday afternoon.