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India GST Implementation – An Update

After 11 long years, GST has finally become a reality in India. Implementing GST provides an opportunity to remove (or at least mitigate) the weaknesses that both the Centre and States faced with the existing indirect tax structure. 492 more words


The Plight of the Bornean Orangutan

Peering into the deep, dark eyes of a Bornean orangutan, you’re likely to see a bit of yourself. It’s not your imagination playing tricks on you; this remarkable primate shares 97% of its DNA with humans. 381 more words

Small Group Discoveries

Global Maple Syrup Market Research Report 2017

In this report, the global Maple Syrup market is valued at USD XX million in 2016 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2022, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2016 and 2022. 375 more words


Asia-Pacific Polyurethane Sealant Sales, Revenue, Price and Gross Margin 2017

This report studies the Polyurethane Sealants market status and outlook of Asia-Pacific and major countries, from angles of players, regions, product types and end industries; 359 more words

Market Research

Western Contempt for China Turns to Panic

Not since the British garrison at Singapore surrendered to Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita in 1942 has Western opinion of an Asian power changed so fast. When China’s 2015 stock market bubble popped, prevailing Western opinion held that China’s economic boom would flame out in a debt crisis comparable to America’s subprime disaster of 2008 or the near collapse of Europe’s southern tier in 2013. 1,639 more words


New Zealand gets hung parliament as Jacinda Ardern falls short in election

Labour and National court New Zealand First leader Winston Peter who becomes kingmaker for third time

The future of New Zealand’s new government has been put in the hands of Winston Peters, a cantankerous, anti-immigration politician who opts fishing to politics, after vote counting finished in the general election. 1,506 more words


Furious China slams Trump’s UN speech on North Korea

Global Times, the unofficial English language voice of the Chinese government, has published a strongly worded editorial which makes clear China’s strong disapproval of the comments about North Korea made by US President Trump during his recent  1,765 more words