Technology to boost agricultural productivity and sustainability In Bhutan

Bhutan has been working hard to use technology to modernise its agricultural industry. This includes putting new methods, devices, and technologies to use in order to boost the industry’s production and sustainability.  Precision agriculture, which uses cutting-edge technologies like GPS and drones to monitor crops and soil health, is one […]

Closure of Tiptala pass along Nepal-China border causing inconvenience to people in Taplejung

For the past three years, the Tiptala pass along the Nepal-China border’s Taplejung district has been blocked. According to EPardafas, the Tiptala pass closure has put a strain on the residents in border regions financially and caused inconvenience.  China shut down Tiptala Pass on the Nepal-China border three years ago […]

Why Did China Banish Its Chief ‘Wolf Warrior’?

If you would like to receive China Brief in your inbox every Wednesday, please sign up here . The highlights this week: Prominent Chinese diplomat Zhao Lijian gets moved out of the public eye, the U.S. Congress forms a new committee on strategic competition with Beijing, and China-South Korea relations […]

Biden’s Half-Hearted Policy Towards Southeast Asia

But showing up in Southeast Asia was not the only way the administration stepped up its engagement. In May, Biden hosted a historic U.S.-ASEAN Special Summit at the White House, bringing together nearly all ASEAN leaders. (Myanmar’s junta leader was not invited , and then-Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte did not […]