News Analysis - Indo-Sino Relations

  • 68. India, China to Open Nathu-la (June 20, 2006)
    India and China have agreed to open the old silk route through Nathu-la pass in Sikkim for trade after 44 years and re-establish direct trade links to trade 28 items including blankets, agro-chemicals, dry fruits, beverages, canned food, and farm implements.<More>

  • 69. Indo-Sino Relations in “new phase” (June 19, 2006)
    Indian Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora met Chinese President Hu Jintao on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting and learnt that China views that its relationship with India has entered a “new phase.”<More>

  • 70. China Firm on Fighting Terror (June 16, 2006)
    China vowed to strengthen coordination efforts and support for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Regional Anti-Terrorism Structure (RATS) “To fight the ‘three evil forces’ including the ‘East Turkistan’ force and safeguard security and stability in the region.<More>

  • 71. India-China Strengthen Military Training (May 30, 2006)
    India and China signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that would institutionalize military training and exercises to add enough punch to the faltering strategic relationship.<More>

  • 72. India & China Work on Diabetic Drug (May 19, 2006)
    India and China, vying for the dubious distinction of being the diabetes capital of the world, are working together their vast herbal drug knowledge to identify medicine and herbs that can control diabetes.<More>

  • 73. Chinese Counterfeit Indian Brands (May 12, 2006)
    Chinese counterfeit manufacturers have managed to duplicate several well-known Indian brands to close perfection and selling them all over the world including India.<More

  • 74. China Opposed to India’s UNSC bid (April 19, 2006)
    China has said that it is opposed to India’s inclusion in the United Nations Security Council as a so-called permanent member ostensibly because of India’s association with Japan through the G-4 initiative.<More>

  • 75. Indian Altruism Helps China Master Software (April 10, 2006)
    A first of its kind, an Indo-Sino software research, training, and education facility to replicate the success of Bangalore in China has been launched near Chengdu, provincial capital of Sichuan.<>

  • 76. No Russia-China Accord on Pipeline (March 22, 2006)
    Visiting Russian President and his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao signed three pacts but failed to agree on a pipeline to carry Natural Gas from Siberia to China.<More>

  • 77. India’s Stable Democracy Will Quell Chaotic Surface (March 21, 2006)
    Professor of International Business at Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College Vijay Govindarajan said that India represents a chaotic surface and stable democracy while China has a stable surface but a chaotic foundation.<More>

  • 78. Indo-Sino Trade Boom May Eclipse Indo-US Trade (March 17, 2006)
    Commerce Minister Kamal Nath said if the 30% growth trend in Indo-Sino trade continues, it will eclipse Indo-US trade and make China India’s largest trading partner.<More>

  • 79. India, China Negotiate Border Disputes (March 13, 2006)
    India and China are meeting in idyllic environs of Kumarakon to negotiate an end to their dispute over borders and leaders of both delegations expressed optimism in its resolution.<More>

  • 80. Chinese Debate Property Protection Law (March 13, 2006)
    A draft property protection law that took 8 years to form has created a new debate in China over its abandonment of socialist policies for capitalist ideas.<More>

  • 81. India, China Enhance Defense Co-op (March 07, 2006)
    Defense Minister Pranab Mukherjee will be visiting China to enhance Indo-Sino relations and specifically nascent defense co-operation and strategic dialogue between the two nations.<More>

  • 82. China Raises Military Budget to 35.3B (March 05, 2006)
    China is planning to increase its military budget by 14.7% to USD 35.3 billion citing increasing fuel costs, salaries, new equipment, and training. <More>

  • 83. China Opposes Taiwan Independence (March 04, 2006)
    Angered by Taiwan's abolition of an autonomous National Unification Council (NUC), China started military exercises describing it as a "modern battle that is characterized by modern information technology." <More>

  • 84. Petulant Pak Cozing Up With China (March 04, 2006)
    As the import of the Indo-US civilian nuclear deal dawned on Pakistan, President Pervez Musharraf is already talking about his country's relationship with China. <More>

  • India 85. Will have Long-term Payoffs (February 28, 2006)
    Economic Strategy Institute (ESI) President Clyde Prestowitz said that investing in China is only good for the short term and the long-term payoffs will come from investing in India.<More>

  • 86. Bangla to Buy Chinese Fighter Planes (February 25, 2006)
    Bangladesh is planning to buy 16 fighter planes from China to augment its 65- fighter plane and 39-helicopter air force.<More>

  • 87. China Says Nuke Deal Will Help India (February 18, 2006)
    The Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Yuxi said that his country "fully understood" India's energy needs as a "rising country in the developing world." <More>

  • 88. Dalai Lama Has Secret China Parleys (February 17, 2006)
    The Dalai Lama's Tibetan envoys held secret parleys with China on the question of Tibetan autonomy within China. This is the fifth round of conversations with China, which has not really produced any tangible results.<More>

  • 89. China Predicts 9% GDP Growth (February 14, 2006)
    Leading research institution Chinese Academy of Sciences published a China Modernization Report 2006, which predicted that with 9% GDP growth, China would challenge US scientifically and militarily.<More>

  • 90. Nathu-la Pass to be Opened (February 06, 2006)
    In a major breakthrough in bilateral relations, India and China will open the Nathu La Pass for trade. Even better was China's notification that Chairman of "Tibet Autonomous Region" will visit India preferably when the Nathu La Pass opens and through the pass by road.<More>

  • 91. China 4th largest Bank (January 28, 2006)
    China propelled past Britain and France to become the fourth largest bank in the world with a 9.9% growth and still far behind the United States and Germany.<More>

  • 92. China 3rd Largest Trading Nation (January 27, 2006)
    With a total foreign trade of USD 1.4 trillion, China, the third largest trading nation in the world, posted a record trade surplus of USD 101.9 billion in 2005 from USD 69.9 billion in 2004.<More>

  • 93. China Make Kazakh Oil Bid (January 16, 2006)
    China's top offshore oil producer Cnooc is making a bid for obscure Canada based Nations Energy whose main asset is a 50000 barrels a day in Kazakhstan.<More>

  • 94. Foreign Secy Says Partnership is Key (January 14, 2006)
    Speaking at the Shanghai Institute of International Studies, the Indian Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran said that the theories of containment, conflict of interest, and balance of power between the countries are outdated.<More>

  • 95. India, China Sign Oil and Gas Framework (January 14, 2006)
    Federal Petroleum Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar said that India and China signed a framework that would allow state-owned oil and gas companies can evolve and submit joint bids for acquisition of assets overseas.

  • 96. India, China Agree to Find Border Solution (January 12, 2006)
    Indian and China concluded the second round of strategic dialogue agreeing to find an early resolution to their border disputes. <More>

  • 97. India, China Start 2nd Round Dialogue (January 10, 2006)
    India's Foreign Secretary is visiting China for the second round of strategic dialogue initiated during the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabo's visit to India in April 2005. Dubbed as the "India-China friendship year," these talks are significant to improve understanding, co-operation, and trust between the Asian giants.<More>

  • 98. Environmental Concern in China (January 10, 2006)
    Dirty or scarce water, choking air, and toxic factory effluents are some of the common problems fouling China's environment and its neighbors. <More>

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