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Email Tweet MANTRAYA ANALYSIS#11: 15 FEBRUARY 2017 Hindu migrants from Bangladesh: Assam’s souhaitable guests    – Bibhu Prasad Routray   – Abstract Assam’s demography could be changing again with a new trend of influx of Hindu migrants from Bangladesh. The Bharatiya Janata Party, in charge of the state government and New Delhi, insist that Assam […]

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Email Tweet MANTRAYA SPECIAL REPORT#07: 10 OCTOBER 2016 Why Kazakhstan learns from Singapore – Boh Ze Kai – Abstract Kazakhstan’s adoption of the Singaporean governance and economic model is a fascinating subject worth exploration. Focusing on the Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund, the civil service structure, and healthcare services in Kazakhstan, this article delves into examining […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA SPECIAL REPORT#05: 08 APRIL 2016 One Belt, One Road, One Singapore – Boh Ze Kai – Abstract In the 14th century, Mongol dominance in Asia resulted in the Pax Mongolica, a framework of peaceful trading relationships straddling the Maritime and Overland Silk Roads, allowing the Kingdom of Singapura to flourish into […]

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Email Tweet MANTRAYA SPECIAL REPORT#04: 11 MARCH 2016 Expanding Chinese Infrastructure on the Indian border – Jhinuk Chowdhury  – Abstract Three key focus areas of China’s massive infrastructure build up along the Sino-Indian border  are: integrating the border region to Chinese mainland, accessibility to the Line of Actual Control (LAC), and strengthening counter offensive capabilities. This […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA SPECIAL REPORT#03: 27 JANUARY 2016 Narco Diplomacy: Foreign Policy of the United Wa State Army – Boh Ze Kai – Abstract Once a remote, uncontrollable region, Shan State in North Myanmar is home to the ‘Wild’ Wa people, who make up 10percent of its population. Nonetheless, with 30,000 active soldiers, the United […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA ANALYSIS#08: 17 DECEMBER 2015 Road to the Dragon: Overcoming Challenges to the Wakhan Corridor   Boh Ze Kai – Abstract Product of an 1894 treaty to separate the Russian Empire from British India, the Wakhan Corridor is a thin panhandle in North Afghanistan. The Emirs of Badakhshan once leveraged on the […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA ANALYSIS#05: 10 NOVEMBER 2015 Dragon in the Himalayas: Expanding Chinese footprints in Nepal Bibhu Prasad Routray – Abstract Chinese footprints in Nepal have consistently expanded in the past decade. Not only that the Chinese investments in the country have increased substantially overtaking India as the largest investor, Mandarin is being seen as […]

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Email Tweet – MANTRAYA SPECIAL REPORT#01: 13 JULY 2015 Made in Myanmar: Small Arms for North-eastern Insurgents Bibhu Prasad Routray – Abstract In addition to the Chinese-manufactured small arms that land up regularly in the hands of the insurgents operating in India’s northeast, Myanmar is emerging of late as a significant source of such weapons. At […]

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