Southeast Asia

  • 'Global warming may up flood risk in India, Southeast Asia' June 11, 2013

    Tokyo: Unchecked global warming may increase the risk of flooding at the end of this century in 42 per cent of the Earth's land surface, including parts of India, Southeast Asia and Africa, a new study has warned. According to a research team led by Yukiko Hirabayashi at the University...
  • Growth in India may recover to 6 per cent in 2013: ADB April 9, 2013

    Manila: Growth in developing Asia is seen gaining momentum in 2013, powered by rising domestic consumption and intra-regional trade, but authorities need to ward off risks of inflation and asset bubbles arising from strong capital inflows, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said. Tensions over long-standing border disputes in Asia, deepening austerity...
  • Southeast Asia looks to India amid tensions with China December 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The dozens of vehicles that roared into northeast India this week on a rally from Indonesia symbolize deeper ties between the South Asian giant and Southeast Asia, but the dreadful roads along several parts of the 8,000 km journey also show how much remains to be done. The caravan...
  • Southeast is Asia's safe haven as China, India falter July 14, 2012

    Hong Kong/Kuala Lumpur: Little more than a dozen years after the region's crippling financial crisis, Southeast Asia is looking more a safe haven than a risky bet, with foreign investors souring on China and India and pouring money into markets proving resilient to the global gloom. Short-term investors in Southeast Asian...
  • PM meets President, discusses Myanmar visit May 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday met President Pratibha Patil and discussed the just-concluded parliament session and his visit to Myanmar, beginning on Sunday. The meeting between the two lasted 40 minutes, a communique issued by Rashtrapati Bhavan said in New Delhi. "The two leaders discussed the just concluded budget...
  • Major earthquake may hit SE Asia June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: There have been increased seismic activities in the Java-Sumatra-Andaman region of South East Asia in the past one month, and scientists at the Indian Insititute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai, have warned of possibility of a major disaster in Southeast Asia in the near future. PTI quoted D Chandrasekharam, a...