Foreign Relations of India

US seeks to build a tacit alliance against China

Since 1971, the US has led an international maritime warfare exercise biennially in the Pacific.

Thursday, 19 July, 2012, 12:00am

Hu urges support for BRICS countries

President Hu Jintao called on the international community to support the development of emerging markets as he arrived in New Delhi for a BRICS summit, at which Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are expected to sign pledges of closer economic co-operation.

29 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Lai See

Fortune really does favour the brave prediction

An e-mail from JP Morgan's Investment Bank Media Relations tells us that Jing Ulrich, managing director and chairman of Global Markets China, for the second year running has been named in the list of the 25 most influential businesswomen in China by Fortune China magazine.

22 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

A bold but distant dream for South Asia

The recent proposal by the speaker of Pakistan's National Assembly, Dr Fehmida Mirza, of a possible South Asian parliament has stirred up a healthy debate.

22 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Buyer's view

Hong Kong investor Mark Ferguson bought his first Brazilian property at the end of 2007. An adviser himself, as senior consultant with IP Global, he reasons that 'everything stacks up' for Brazil.

24 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Bric bats for the US

When visiting Beijing earlier this month, US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner addressed a group of Chinese students at Peking University, assuring them that their country's assets were 'very safe in Washington'. He was met with laughter. It was a clear sign of changing times.

16 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

On the edge

By coincidence, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Admiral Timothy Keating, commander of US forces in Asia and the Pacific, were in India at the same time last month and for the same reason - to entice New Delhi into closer security relations with their respective nations.

10 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Sino-Indian co-operation urged

Co-operation between China and India will foster economic growth by complementing each other's strengths, a senior Indian diplomat said yesterday in Hong Kong.

9 May 2007 - 12:00am

Friendship across the Himalayas

A concession from Beijing, that missed international attention amid the excitement of India's election, will make it easier for the Congress party to realise the 'new chapter of peace, co-operation and friendship' with China that defeated prime minister Atal Behari Vajpayee described in his farewell speech as his 'lifelong wish'.

20 May 2004 - 12:00am

Sino-Indian ties will still be tested

The vision of China and India waltzing arm-in-arm to superpowerdom is an appealing image for Asian strategists. Bollywood meets Beijing, swooning audiences, the love story to end them all - yes, that's the ticket.

16 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Trade links will strengthen Sino-Indian ties, say analysts

Mainland and Indian foreign policy experts yesterday expressed optimism that economic and trade links would build the foundation for a new era of friendly relations between the two countries.

28 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Strong army so important

I refer to the letter from J. Garner headlined, 'Horrendous waste of India's resources' (South China Morning Post, June 18).

5 Jul 1999 - 12:00am

Woman gets top post at Commission

THE first woman Commissioner for India in Hongkong will take up her new position next week.

Mrs Kamlesh Kumar, 52, has enjoyed a long and varied career with the Indian Diplomatic Corps. Her first posting in 1965 was as a third secretary to the permanent Indian mission in Geneva.

26 Jan 1993 - 12:00am