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Eight Indians in Fortune list of powerful Asia-Pacific women

As many as eight Indian women, led by ICICI
Bank chief Chanda Kochhar, have made it to the Fortune
list of 25 most powerful women “shaping the new world… 317 more words


Bioentrepreneurship in Asia

I wrote this article for Asia Pacific Biotech News on the state of Bioentrepreneurship in Asia – mainly Singapore and Indonesia. This was part of the “Business of Science” issue. 22 more words


Climate Change as the Cause for War?

A friend of mine, Shane Harris, wrote this piece in Foreign Policy. The latest US National Intelligence Strategy – a document “meant to help U.S. 277 more words

Asia News: Chinese Government Approves Macao Leadership

China’s State Council, or Cabinet, on Wednesday appointed Chui Sai On as chief executive of the Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR).

Chui was elected the fourth-term chief executive-designate of the Macao SAR on August 31 as the sole candidate of the election. 19 more words

Asia & Pacific

Thomo's Manila Hole

We moved last month. We slipped out of Singapore in July, sat around on the beach (sort of) on Batam Island and then came into Manila early in August. 274 more words

Asia Pacific

China and India need each other now

As is known to all, China and India had a brief war in 1962, and the two countries still have territorial disputes at present.

We read some news about small frictions happened once in a while recent years. 494 more words


Kashmir Dispute and Kashmir Floods Disaster - A Causal Link

by Haifa Peerzada

Kashmir encountered its worst floods in the last 60 years, in which the exact toll of disaster still remains to be accounted for.  1,608 more words