The Digital Prosperity for Asia Coalition (DPA) India chapter, launched on 22 November 2022, is positioned to drive a huge wave of digital transformation in India by aligning with the Indian government's core initiatives such as Digital India; Skill India; Make in India; and Startup India. "Alignment between India's population and growing digital economy could cascade impact for the country manifold. However, this is only 30% of the full potential of the digital economy today. The 'Digital Prosperity' approach combines the benefits of flexible regulations, widespread access to global digital technologies, and domestic capabilities and skills. Digital Prosperity for Asia is an organization consisting of a growing group of innovative home-grown Asian digital companies promoting the democratization of access to digital technologies across all sectors.
A White House statement said that President Biden also raised US objections to China's "coercive and increasingly aggressive actions toward Taiwan". "President Biden raised concerns about PRC practices in Xinjiang, Tibet, and Hong Kong, and human rights more broadly. The US President raised ongoing concerns about "China's non-market economic practices, which harm American workers and families, and workers and families around the world". "President Biden raised Russia's brutal war against Ukraine and Russia's irresponsible threats of a nuclear use. They also noted the importance of ties between the people of the United States and the PRC," the statement said.18 days ago ANI News
After getting clearance from the concerned ministry, two male cheetahs were released in a acclimatisation enclosure of Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh's Sheopur district on Saturday, an official said. Government of India, for quarantine clearance of eight cheetah which were brought from Namibia on a special plane and introduced by Prime Minister on September 17 at Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh." "The Cheetahs brought from Namibia and introduced in Kuno National Park on September 17 are healthy, alert, vigilant, active and taking normal diet, normal Water and defecation. On the occasion of his birthday, PM Modi reintroduced cheetahs brought from Namibia in Kuno National Park as part of his efforts to revitalise and diversify the country's wildlife and habitat. Heavy security arrangements in Kuno National park to prevent poaching activities have been made.27 days ago ANI News
Phnom Penh [Cambodia], November 13 (ANI): Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar during his first official foreign visit held bilateral meetings with Cambodian leadership and Vietnam Prime Minister and also interacted with other world leaders. Besides these officials, the Vice President also interacted with various leaders of the world including US President Joe Biden, Prime Ministers of Japan and New Zealand, Fumio Kishida and Jacinda Ardern. The Vice President was accompanied by External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar and this was the first foreign visit of the Vice President in his current capacity. The Vice President also paid a short visit to Angkor Wat temple where India started restoration work during the 80s. The East Asia Summit (EAS) is the Indo-Pacific's premier forum for strategic dialogue.19 days ago ANI News
Revs up for an exhilarating Global FinalsTGR GT Cup ASIA 2022 – Highlights of the Regional FinalsSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 31 October 2022 -TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) GT Cup ASIA 2022 ended on an exhilarating note on Saturday, 29 October 2022. A Rama M. came in second with 71 points, just 3 points behind N. Sirigaya. "We are once again heartened by the immense support for the third edition of the Toyota Gazoo Racing GT Cup ASIA. "Well done to all racers and we wish N. Sirigaya and A. Rama M. all the best in the Global Finals."N. Although N. Sirigaya continued to pile pressure on I. Suji throughout the race, wet weather expert I. Suji managed to fend off N. Sirigaya and edged him out for the win.1 month ago Taiwan News
Rein Warner, 24, and Regan Warner, 26, were among the thousands of people gathered for a Halloween celebration in Seoul, South Korea, on Saturday. A crowd surge at the event left more than 150 people dead. Regan is a teacher in South Korea. "She fell in love with the culture," said Jalena Warner, Rein and Regan's mother. A man bows to pay tribute to victims near the scene of a deadly accident in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, following Saturday night's Halloween festivities.1 month ago KSL News
"With the zero-COVID policy here to stay, we think the economy will continue to struggle heading into 2023," Zichun Huang, economist at Capital Economics, said in a research note. At this month's twice-a-decade Communist Party Congress, President Xi Jinping reiterated China's commitment to its zero-COVID policy, disappointing investors and countless Chinese frustrated by lockdowns, travel curbs and testing. "We don't expect the zero-COVID policy to be abandoned until 2024, which means virus disruptions will keep in-person services activity subdued," said Huang from Capital Economics. New cases in mainland China hit 2898 on Sunday, topping 2000 for a second straight day, a tiny number by global standards. In the Chinese-controlled territory of Macau, authorities reinstated curbs including locking down a major casino over the weekend after a handful of cases were detected.1 month ago Shepparton News
Former Egyptian football player and beIN Sports commentator Mohamed Aboutrika displayed solidarity with Palestinians facing an Israeli-Egyptian blockade in Gaza in 2008. QatarQatar’s national team players warmed themselves up with a shirt bearing the face of the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in a qualifying match against South Korea in 2017. IranIran’s national team, Team Melli, on 27 September made clear its solidarity with the most recent protests in the Islamic Republic during a friendly with Senegal in Maria Enzersdorf, a town just outside Vienna. Iranian National Football(soccer) team wears all black to cover their country's colors in protest of the death of Mahsa Amini. pic.twitter.com/eicXK2pcJU — Chris Walker (@WalkerATX) September 27, 2022“At worst, I’ll be dismissed from the national team.1 month ago Doha News