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International Natural resources and energy

One man’s trash: The urban mining revolution

Global consumption is growing, and so is the amount of e-waste. Urban mining seeks to tap the billions of dollars worth of minerals sitting in landfills. As the global electronics

Debate Corner North America Technology and infrastructure

Who should win in iPhone case, Apple or the US Government?

GRI Debate: Who is right, Apple or the US Government? The case of whether the US government should be able to compel Apple to unlock the San Bernardino terrorist attack

Debate Corner North America Technology and infrastructure

Apple vs. FBI: An open door is not selective

In this debate, GRI asked who is right, Apple or the US government. Eileen Filmus argues for Apple, saying that the FBI-Apple case has reignited a national debate over the

Security Technology and infrastructure

How Cyber (In)Secure is Air Travel?

A ‘successful’ cyber attack could cause financial loss, reputational damage and threaten passenger safety.  The industry must meet the challenge presented by highly skilled hackers, seeking to exploit a number

International Politics Weekly Risk Outlook

Weekly Risk Outlook

Venezuela’s Congress is inaugurated after surprise landslide victory. Puerto Rico defaults on minor debts. Tech innovators gather in Las Vegas. US releases latest unemployment figures. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. Venezuela’s new

East Asia Politics

Liberal status quo likely to continue in Philippines

The Aquino administration has been able to grow the resilience of the Liberal Party of the Philippines, making a Liberal Party victory by Manuel “Mar” Roxas in the May 2016

South and Central Asia Technology and infrastructure

Modi brings ‘Digital India’ to Silicon Valley

Narendra Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to visit America’s West Coast in over 30 years. Modi is courting American business giants to help empower his Digital India dreams, yet

East Asia Politics

Start-ups poised to change politics in Singapore

As Singapore seeks new sources of growth, the micro-nation is positioning itself to become Asia’s start-up hub. By promoting outside-of-the-box thinking, Singapore could see political spillover as the government loosens

Economics North America

US Cities Series: Competitive clusters drive sustainable growth in Seattle

Seattle seeks to utilise its past reputation for innovation and frontier spirit to stay ahead competitively, while implementing welfare policies that buck the national trend. The city of Seattle has

Economics Europe

Political risk looms over Russian IT sector

Information technology is a rare example of a globally competitive, non-natural resources sector in the Russian economy. Yet, government attention to this industry has led to clumsy regulations and higher political