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2010 World Press Freedom Index

Asian Communist regimes still hold the lowest rankings Asia‘s four Communist regimes, North Korea (177th place), China (171st), Vietnam (165thj) Laos (168th), are among the fifteen lowest-ranked countries of the 2010 World Press Freedom Index. Ranked just one place behind Eritrea, hellish totalitarian... 

Manipur Scribes To Lift Strike, Publish Dailies

IMPHAL, Jan. 2: Manipur journalists on strike since December 29, today resolved to resume work from January 5 and publication of all dailies from January 6. The journalists in a meeting today decided to boycott news relating to ministers, ruling MLAs and ruling parties ‘” the Congress and the... 
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India’s Look East Policy

File Photo... ASEAN+India Summit 2004 Analytical perspectives from the political, economic and military lenses Post-Cold War, India has an improved interest in South East Asia. India has to compete against a formidable rival, China, on many fronts. ERIC KOO PENG KUAN analyses what factors make the Look... 

Extortion Hinders Business Growth In Manipur

How can anybody do good business in a situation of constant threat and illegal trade practices? This is exactly what is happening in Manipur, a state plagued by the constant extortion from the insurgent groups. The dealers in the IT industry are often ‘˜taxed’ by the insurgent groups to...