Category Archive: Asia

Global virus lockdown was ‘madness’

Renowned German scientist calls lockdown ‘incredibly harmful’ to individuals and economy It was called “lockdown madness.” But the line was not coined on some obscure conspiracy-mongering website. And, no, it was not part… Continue reading

India-US relations to thrive despite global economic instability: Suresh Prabhu

American companies should focus on prioritising India as a destination for investment, Suresh Prabhu says, at a webinar organised by Forbes India and the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC). The India-US relationship, despite… Continue reading

‘Chernobyl moment’ or Chinese ascendancy?

While some see the US emerging stronger in the pandemic’s aftermath, others see Asia rising in its wake. If a single English-language media outlet failed to use the phrase “Chernobyl moment” to describe… Continue reading

Covid-19 era esta ¿la pandemia que esperaba la OMS? Seamos positivos frente a la confusión

En septiembre de 2019 publicamos una nota de la OMS que hablaba de uma pandemia similar a la gripe que podría matar 80 millones de personas en sólo 36hs (Leer aquí la nota… Continue reading

How Pioneering Ventures is silently solving for India’s food crisis

For almost 15 years, Pioneering Ventures, an incubator-cum-investment firm, has been working through the challenges in India’s food and agriculture system with bold bets and patient capital Bhagubhai Patel stands tall, hands on… Continue reading

Iran opting for ‘total war’ against United States

An asymmetrical war: Tehran will settle for nothing less than American withdrawal from the region he quintessence of President Donald Trump’s first remarks on the assassination of Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani lies in… Continue reading

Behind Netflix India’s audacious plans

From Sacred Games to Little Things, a deep dive into why Netflix is betting big on India, with a bold original content play. October 2019; Los Gatos, California The proclamation was ‘mighty’. “We… Continue reading

Hong Kong: A different kind of Cold War

Former US secretary of state Henry Kissinger believes the US-China rivalry has entered dangerous waters. America and China are in “the foothills of a Cold War,” Henry Kissinger told a Bloomberg News conference… Continue reading

La OMS alertó de que un virus similar a la gripe podría matar a 80 millones de personas en solo 36 horas

Un informe que emitirá el organismo este mes y del que se conocieron resultados preliminares advirtió que “el mundo no está preparado para una pandemia” y que la amenaza de que un patógeno… Continue reading