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India bans 118 Chinese apps in new backlash over border dispute

By Channel NewsAsia New Delhi: India today (Sept. 2) banned 118 Chinese apps as it stepped up economic hostilities over an increasingly bitter border showdown between the giant neighbours. The Information Technology Ministry said the apps – including services provided by China Internet giant Tencent – promoted activities “prejudicial to sovereignty and integrity of India,

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Analysis

Commentary: Stick in the mud

By Out-crowd THE THAI NAVY looks obstinately resistant to change and disruptive technology not only in general terms of current world affairs but in specific terms of modern-day defense initiatives when it comes to the planned procurement of conventional weapon systems such as submarines. Despite the event in which Prime Minister/Defense Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has

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