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Frustrated by India’s failure to help address the fallout of New Delhi’s rupee demonetization, Nepal is turning to China for economic and security matters.
East Timor and Australia have agreed to a new maritime border which would give East Timor control of a $40 billion oil field. But not everyone is happy.
Future Generator’s data analytics platform projects negative media sentiment towards Thailand’s political climate due to power struggles and floods.
Brexit and Trump’s win do not bode well for global trade in 2017. Yet China and other emerging markets may benefit from anti-globalization in the West.