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Five challenges that can choke Biden presidency

Joe Biden’s term has seen a range of dramatic domestic and global events that have tested his skills and judgment. Five challenges loom for the US president

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers remarks on his economic agenda at Prince George's Community College in Largo, Maryland, U.S. September 14, 2023. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 10, 2023 10:00 PM IST

World Bank cuts growth estimates for East Asia as China falters

China will likely expand 4.4% next year, down from previously projected 4.8%, amid property woes, increasing debt, & fading boost from post-Covid reopening.

The 2023 GDP forecast for China was kept at 5.1%. (Reuters/File)
Published on Oct 02, 2023 12:36 PM IST
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Defence, tech in focus at bilateral meetings

Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin discussed security issues in East Asia and the Indian Ocean region, as well as deepening defense industrial cooperation and defense innovation initiatives. Jaishankar also met with Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo to discuss technology and commerce. The meetings come ahead of the upcoming 2+2 dialogue between the foreign and defense ministers of both countries. Progress has been made on defense and tech cooperation between India and the US this year.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar addresses a press conference in Washington, D.C. on Saturday (ANI)
Updated on Oct 01, 2023 11:01 PM IST

The diverse world of Asian-Americans

A century after they were kept out of the country by law, Asian-Americans are influencing both domestic politics and foreign policy of the US

Among the six largest groups are Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese, who together constitute close to 80% of the country’s Asian population.(ANI)
Published on Jul 18, 2023 10:15 PM IST

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: India, Japan and some eastern promise

How Vikramjit Roy of Ahara in Singapore and Adwait Anantwar of Inja in Delhi are serving up a new cuisine: Indian Japanese

A suitable Roy? At his restaurant Ahara, the chef creates modern Indian food that draws on his skills as a Japanese chef.
Updated on Jul 24, 2023 06:30 PM IST
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