From trade to tourism, Morocco is quickly becoming a media darling in China, as the country’s stability, location and culture entice Chinese investment.
Islamists are using fake news targeting ethnic Chinese Indonesians and politicians to promote their agenda against Chinese investment and the government.
In the wake of the assassination of Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov, terrorism is once again at the forefront of news about Turkey. A recent string of terrorist attacks underscores Turkey’s heightened exposure to instability caused by ongoing security challenges.
India’s rupee demonetization is severely impacting Nepal as Nepalis are left without recourse, with everything from pensions to tourism threatened.
Sri Lanka’s military is running tourism ventures and more, threatening local and foreign businesses, as its influence grows amid declining accountability.
The escalating political situation in Cambodia is not a major risk. Instead, it reflects the hustle and bustle of an emerging Southeast Asian economy on the cusp of social transformation.
The combination of increasing political turmoil and worrying radicalization trends sees the Maldives facing significant risks in the short to medium term.
Despite a new 15% tax on foreign property buyers in Vancouver, Canada will continue to attract Chinese investment, especially in agribusiness and tourism.