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New security law ‘will not change Hong Kong’s capitalist system’

In an exclusive interview Chinese Ambassador to the State of Qatar Zhou Jian tells Ashraf Siddiqui China’s reasons to extend the term of Hong Kong’s Sixth Legislative Council. Doha, Qatar August 18, 2020 Could you explain why China’s National Peoples Congress decided to extend the term of Hong Kong’s Sixth Legislative Council?This decision follows the HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s report sent to the central … Continue reading New security law ‘will not change Hong Kong’s capitalist system’

Satellite images backed report says Chinese troops ‘regularly crossed into Indian territory’

Surat, June 18, 2020By Sudeep SonawaneChina’s Peoples’ Liberation Army troopers regularly crossed into Indian territory while patrolling routes on the border, a research analysis says.Author of the study, published by Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), Nathan Ruser backs this claim with many satellite images taken on June 16 and earlier.The Australian independent think tank’s report gives clarity on the real situation in the conflict areas. … Continue reading Satellite images backed report says Chinese troops ‘regularly crossed into Indian territory’

Can India afford to embarrass Trump with Chinese troops inside Ladakh?

By Sudeep SonawaneSurat, May 29, 2020 Can India afford to embarrass, if not snub, US President Donald Trump?Upsetting an important ally while simultaneously dealing with China’s incursion into Ladakh, and border issues with Nepal over Lipulekh, Kalapani, Limpiyadhura, is a millstone India does not need around its neck.The Ministry of External Affairs seemingly did this on Thursday, according to a Press Trust of India (PTI) … Continue reading Can India afford to embarrass Trump with Chinese troops inside Ladakh?

It’s too early to write obituaries of oil

India will drive energy demand and by 2040 its consumption will match that of US By Mohammad ShoebThe Peninsula, QatarAugust 27, 2017Reports after reports write off oil’s future. Will it happen soon? With the attention rapidly shifting to alternative sources of energy to sustain the environment as well as efficiency, obituaries for oil are rife.Obituary writers have convincing arguments. They base their opinions on variables … Continue reading It’s too early to write obituaries of oil