Gateway House Weekly Briefing

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Weekly Briefing

Volume V, Issue 48: Thursday, 1st December, 2016

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Former Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, who is currently in China upon Beijing’s invitation, played a major role in attracting Chinese investment to his country. Gateway House tracked Chinese outlay of funds in Sri Lanka over the last 10 years, the second in a research project on Chinese investment in South Asia
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By Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Kunal Kulkarni, Senior Researcher, Lina Lee and Shivani Gayakwad, Research Interns, Gateway House

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Germany’s presidency of G20 in 2017 comes at a time when the country is in a state of deep flux. But its relations with India have always been unshaken. Even 80 years ago, German-speaking immigrants, fleeing the Second World war, greatly enhanced Bombay’s cultural life
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By Sifra Lentin, Adjunct Fellow, Bombay History Studies, Gateway House

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The global monetary and financial system is lopsided and designed to favour rich countries; an alternative economic and political doctrine, which takes into account the needs of emerging economies like India, must now be articulated to end this one-sided architecture
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By Rajrishi Singhal, Senior Fellow, Geoeconomics Studies, Gateway House

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The inaugural The Gateway of India Dialogue was held on 13-14 June, 2016 and saw participation by several esteemed members of the Indian and international diplomatic and business communities, including representation by the Indian government.

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The seven decade-reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand, who passed away last month, was rich with event. There were coups, but economic development too, with the skilful leader managing to hold the nation together
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By Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Gateway House

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The Gateway House Podcast

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Olivier Da Lage, editor-in-chief at Radio France International, sat down with Gateway House to discuss the second round of the presidential primaries of the French Republican Party, and the implications of the rise of the Far Right, in France and elsewhere in Europe.

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Gateway House Events

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On November 30, Ambassador Neelam Deo, Director, Gateway House, was the first speaker at a memorial lecture series in the honour of Professor Rajni Kothari at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, themed “India’s Foreign Policy; a paradigm shift?”
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On November 25, Gateway House hosted a roundtable meeting with Naela Quadri, President, World Baloch Women’s Forum. Among other things, Ms. Quadri is a member of the Democratic Woman’s Association, Balochistan
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