South and Central Asia
Mongolia’s risk-laden and poorly managed banks are a major threat to national stability, as a bond repayment deadline threatens to trigger a default.
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.
Jokowi won the presidential election of Indonesia in 2014, making him the first president outside of the political and military elite.
Southeast Asia in 2016 has been marked by busy political agendas, challenges by ethnic tensions, religious conflicts, and regional stability issues.
The past year has seen the return of Russia to a prime position on the global stage.
India’s rupee demonetization is severely impacting Nepal as Nepalis are left without recourse, with everything from pensions to tourism threatened.
Intended as a platform to deliver a positive, global statement on Britain’s future after Brexit, Theresa May’s trade mission to India ultimately underscored the dilemma at the heart of the post-Brexit vision.
As the planned implementation date for India’s potentially game-changing Goods and Services Tax (GST) moves closer, important issues still need resolving.