Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China and Japan, east of India, west of Papua New Guinea, and north of Australia.
Northeast India is being developed as a gateway to Southeast Asia under Central government's Act East Policy (AEP), Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, and added that the plans are on cards to establish seamless connectivity between Thailand, Myanmar and northeast India in the years to come.
JFE Engineering Group, a well known industrial waste plant builder, recently established a new company named 'J&T Recycling Corporation' which combines recycling, power generation, and electricity business.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Friday said that seas are going to become the most important areas of countries' mutual cooperation and in tackling possible threats. He also stressed that "India is not part of any alliance and its corporation is not directed against any country."
The world markets have recently been taken on a roller coaster ride by the President of the world's largest economy. They have been bobbing up and down, depending on his unpredictable pronouncements on Twitter.
US State Department announced it's South Asia subcommittee will hold a hearing on "Human Rights in South Asia" next month.
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called for expansion of India's aquaculture sector through diversification, value addition and penetration in the hinterland and non-coastal states.
Asian art ranging from classical Chinese paintings, ceramics, jades, bronzes and furniture, Tibetan gilt-bronzes and contemporary Indian paintings are slated to be up for auction as part of the upcoming Asian Art Week by international auction house Christie's.
The UN on Friday urged Asian countries, which have more than two-thirds of the world's 2,400 coal plants, to make a transition to clean energy to curb the global climate crisis.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday justified the announcement of fresh US tariffs on Chinese products and criticized Beijing for backing down on an agreement reached in principle in the latest round of negotiations.
Gross human rights violations in Myanmar continue to jeopardize lives and "relentlessly impact" its neighbours, threatening regional peace and security, a UN special rapporteur said on Thursday.