South and Central Asia
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.
New Delhi has not ruled out the possibility of abrogating Indus Waters Treaty: what would be the consequences of such a move, and how likely is it?
A Rosneft-led group of buyers just closed a deal for 98% of the Indian firm Essar Oil’s Vadinar refinery and oil terminal facility. In conjunction with the Dutch oil firm Trafigura and Russian fund United Capital Partners (UCP), the Russian state oil firm Rosneft along…
Sri Lanka’s military is running tourism ventures and more, threatening local and foreign businesses, as its influence grows amid declining accountability.
Behind his ruthless anti-drug campaigns, crude insults, and foreign policy direction, Rodrigo Duterte is trying to consolidate his power.
On 3 October 2016, the Armenian President, Serzh Sargsyan, implemented a number of changes in a cabinet reshuffle, which saw the appointment of a new defence minister, Vigen Sargsyan. Discussions