Among the dozens of infrastructure projects China is funding are high-speed rail links and dams. Credit: Vivekananda International FoundationNatural gas from Myanmar can help China reduce its dependence on imports from suppliers such as Australia. At that time about 40% of Myanmar’s foreign debt of $10 billion was owed to China. The United States and United Kingdom have gone furthest, banning business dealings with Myanmar military officials and state-owned or private companies controlled by the military. Australia has suspended military cooperation (with some pre-existing restrictions on dealing with military leaders imposed following the human rights atrocities committed against the Rohingya in 2017.
In another sensational finale, South Korea scored a dramatic late goal to beat Portugal 2-1 on Friday and qualify for the World Cup last 16 at Uruguay’s expense. South Korea celebrating. He did everything he could to make the World Cup for South Korea. The 2022 World Cup group stage has been one for the ages. Beat Portugal 2-1 with a winner in the 91st minute... To also end Uruguay's World Cup in the group stage.2 months ago Scroll.in
Lovlina Borgohain (75kg) and Ankushita Boro (66kg) reached semifinals and assured themselves of a podium finish at the ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan late on Saturday night. 2020 Tokyo Olympics bronze medalist Lovlina Borgohain (75kg) kicked off her campaign against the 2016 World Champion Valentina Khalzova of Uzbekistan. Minakshi (52kg) faced the four time Southeast Asian Games medalist Philippines’ Irish Magno in the quarter finals. Seven Indians including 2022 CWG bronze medalist Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg) and 5-time Asian medalist Shiva Thapa (63.5kg) will be contesting in the quarter finals of the tournament on Sunday. Simranjit, the 2018 World Championship bronze medalist is making her comeback and will be facing the Asian Games gold medalist and two time Asian gold medalist Yeonji Oh of Korea.2 months ago Scroll.in
Favourites impressed on day 2 of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela as New Zealand, Netherlands, Belgium and Germany earned comfortable victories, as Pools B and C got underway. Netherlands secured a 4-0 win against Malaysia in the second game in Rourkela. Match 1: New Zealand vs Chile 3-1New Zealand were quick out of the gates applying heavy pressure inside the Chile half. Chile were much more composed in defence in the second half and that allowed them to launch long aerial balls behind the New Zealand defence. Belgium scored in the first minute of the second half with Alexander Hendrickx burying his third penalty corner attempt of the day.19 days ago Scroll.in
Shiva Thapa added a six Asian Championships medal under his belt with a commanding victory and joined compatriots Mohammed Hussamuddin and Govind Kumar Sahani in the semifinals of the 2022 ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships in Amman, Jordan on Sunday. The Indian boxer enhanced his attacking dominance as the game progressed and had Choi on the ropes for majority of the match. The match ended in a 4:1 victory for Thapa who now becomes the most successful male boxer in the Asian Championships with six competition medals to his name. Two-time Commonwealth Games bronze medalist Hussamuddin (57kg) was up against South Korea’s Haengseok Lee in the quarterfinal bout. Hussamuddin went all out in the next two rounds to dominate his way to a unanimous 5:0 win.2 months ago Scroll.in
South Koreans, especially the young, are angry and blame the government for the tragedy. It seems that Indians have accepted the Morbi tragedy as a divine action over which humans have no control – like an earthquake or a storm. The chief officer of the Morbi municipality has been suspended. It seems that the bridge was opened to the public without the knowledge or permission of public representatives and officials. The Morbi bridge has become a metaphor of Indian democracy.2 months ago Scroll.in
People will see you as just another ordinary team.”Beaten by a Zinedine Zidane penalty in the last four of the 2006 World Cup, Portugal have not gone beyond the last 16 since. They risk facing Brazil at that stage in Qatar if they fail to top Group H above Uruguay, South Korea and Ghana. He turned a team that had disappointed at the 2014 World Cup into European champions in 2016. Also won the Nations League in 2019 but they went out of the last World Cup and Euro 2020 in the last 16. He led them to the knockout stages of Euro 2012 and the 2014 World Cup.2 months ago Scroll.in
Day 7 of FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup 2023 brought the conclusion of the group stage action from Pool A and Pool B, as Australia and Belgium topped their groups, booking their quarterfinals spots, while Argentina, France, Germany and Korea now move on to the crossovers. The game ended 5-5 which kept Argentina above France in the final pool standings, as both teams head into the crossovers. South Africa continued to hold firm in the final quarter as well, as Tim Brand’s early 4th quarter goal was cancelled off by a late goal by Tevin Kok to keep the scoring in the final quarter balanced. della Torre scored once again from a penalty corner to bring Argentina back level, setting up an exciting final quarter. Korea added a second goal in the final minute as they won a penalty corner while the Germans had subbed their keeper out for an outfield player.13 days ago Scroll.in