India-Myanmar-Thailand trilateral highway agreement soon

NEW DELHI: The dream of a seamless travel in Southeast Asian countries will soon be reality with India all set to sign a strategic trilateral highway agreement connecting India-Myanmar-Thailand via road which is expected to give a big boost to trade and economy in ASEAN countries. According to the Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways […]

Burmese oil explorer keen to invest in India

A Myanmarese businessman with stakes in South African and Australian offshore oil blocks is keen to invest in diverse sectors in India which is poised to become the world’s fifth largest consumer market by 2030. But he says India still needs to bring business reforms to attract foreign investments. “Yes I am looking for some […]

India Says China Using Myanmar and Pakistan to Expand Foothold

(Bloomberg) — China is using its influence in Myanmar and Pakistan to strengthen access to the Indian Ocean, India’s Defense Ministry said in its annual report, vowing to take steps to ensure security in a region it has long dominated. “India remains conscious and watchful of the implication of China’s increasing military profile in India’s […]

India’s Myanmar Policy

Indian foreign policy has changed markedly since the 1990s, driven by realism and its own economic and strategic interests. One important change has been the increased attention New Delhi has been paying to Southeast Asia over the past two decades. The government of P. V. Narasimha Rao, which initiated India’s “Look East Policy,” also recognized […]

India-Myanmar ferry service to start next month: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI: The proposed ferry service between India and Myanmar will commence next month that will facilitate cargo and passenger movement between the two countries. Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari today said the service will begin in October this year. The proposed cargo ferry service will connect the two countries through […]