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  1. Bric bats for the US

    Posted Jun 16th 2009, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... There is more to come. Tomorrow, foreign ministers from Brazil, Russia, India and China, the so-called Bric nations, will meet in Yekaterinburg, Russia. Their discussions will focus on one key issue- ...

  2. Hi-tech, low-tech futures

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... in parallel with another power: India. Caravans of cheap merchandise flowed to India, while culture and philosophy were brought back to China, in an exchange of hardware and software. Both cultures ... supports the development of India into a global power, but remains reserved about China. US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was all smiles when signing a joint defence pact with India, while ...

  3. Fellow Bric road

    Posted Jun 30th 2009, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... Laurence Brahm The tectonic plates of our global financial system shifted when Brazil, Russia, India and China- known by their acronym Bric- held their first standalone meeting ... nothing in common culturally, while deep-rooted political suspicions remain imbedded between China and its neighbours India and Russia. They say their economic bases are different: Brazil's ...

  4. Nepal's strategic value

    Posted Sep 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... economics.' Significantly, all Nepalese prime ministers had, in the past, been expected to make their first state visit to India, given traditional ties and India's prominent influence in South ... Kashmir awaits a solution; border disputes with India remain unsettled. Unfortunately, China's leadership and think-tanks dismiss South Asia with cultural and historic prejudices ...

  5. The reluctant hero

    Posted Jan 17th 2006, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... and the US presented this forum as an alternative to the Kyoto Protocol, and were joined by Japan, South Korea, China and India. Critics blasted it as a flagrant attempt to railroad Kyoto, whose ... campaign leader Catherine Fitzpatrick. 'Now that it's clear Australia and the United States will not provide leadership, it can only be hoped that China and India will not let this pact ...

  6. Scope for real trade talks

    Posted Dec 13th 2005, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... India and China. The G20 is an emerging force in its own right, and it can reject proposals. The WTO's original principles included preventing the formation of protectionist bilateral ... system. Moreover, China must recognise its own role- and the need to take the initiative together with India and Brazil- to project new leadership for G20 objectives in the future. The free-trade ...

  7. Siding with the little guys

    Posted Sep 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... emerging groups. The first group, identified as the G20 (which grew to include 30 developing countries) includes India, China, Brazil, Argentina and South Africa, thereby representing 51 per cent ... Countries. Prior to the Cancun talks, India had been concerned about China's stance on these issues, as it could tip the balance. Other developing countries had been testing China's ...

  8. Turning the tables

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... Brazil, Russia, India and China (known by the acronym Bric) met in Yekaterinburg, Russia, to discuss alternatives to the US dollar as the world reserve currency, a greater vision was looming- ...

  9. Democracy's defining moment

    Posted Mar 29th 2005, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... Rice addressed concerns with preachy slogans, presenting ideas consistent with the Bush administration's simplistic view of the world. She told India not to co-operate with Iran to build an overland oil pipeline- disregarding the fact that India imports 70 per cent of its energy requirements. Ignoring other world market factors, Dr Rice claimed that China's oil consumption ...

  10. Fragile and in need of protection

    Posted Jun 27th 2006, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... to visit Tibet's Mount Kailash, which is sacred to Buddhists, Hindus, followers of Tibet's indigenous Bon religion and India's Jain faith. But complicated travel procedures, physical ...




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