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Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s Ousted ‘Pharaoh’ Leader, Dies at 91

Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s Ousted ‘Pharaoh’ Leader, Dies at 91

Hosni Mubarak, who became Egypt’s longest-serving ruler in more than 150 years before being forced from office by a popular uprising, has died. He was 91.
iPhone 11 breathes life back into Apple in India

iPhone 11 breathes life back into Apple in India

The Cupertino-based phone maker had its best quarter yet in India.
Myanmar Is on Trial for Its Rohingya Campaign. Here’s Why

Myanmar Is on Trial for Its Rohingya Campaign. Here’s Why

Since 2017, some 740,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Myanmar for neighboring Bangladesh. The mass exodus was provoked, in the words of United Nations investigators, by security forces practicing
Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’

Some Strategists Say Get Ready for ‘Peak Decade’

Amid the Alpine peaks of the Swiss resort of Davos in the week ahead, politicians, investors and executives will be busy debating whether we are witnessing peaks in key drivers of the world economy.
China and Myanmar’s Latest Sign of Improving Relations

China and Myanmar’s Latest Sign of Improving Relations

China and neighboring Myanmar agreed to expedite several projects designated as part of the pan-Eurasia Belt and Road Initiative in a sign of growing ties between both countries.
Amazon $1 Billion Investment in India Not a Favor, Minister Says

Amazon $1 Billion Investment in India Not a Favor, Minister Says

India’s trade minister Piyush Goyal criticized Amazon.com Inc. and welcomed an investigation into the e-commerce giant’s possible “predatory pricing and unfair trade practices.”
“The Indian government’s stand on data localisation is a bit of an overkill”

“The Indian government’s stand on data localisation is a bit of an overkill”

A multi-national approach is required for data protection.
Four-day-old Government Collapses in India’s Richest State

Four-day-old Government Collapses in India’s Richest State

A four-day-old coalition government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party collapsed in the western Indian state of Maharashtra after it failed to muster a majority.
India wants online retailers to take responsibility for fake reviews and counterfeits

India wants online retailers to take responsibility for fake reviews and counterfeits

Firms must appoint a grievance officer to redress complaints.
Modi Pushes India Even Further to the Right as Economy Sputters

Modi Pushes India Even Further to the Right as Economy Sputters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent much of his first term laying the groundwork to transform India into a nation that is both attractive to global investors and unabashedly Hindu. Now he’s doubling
These satellite images show China’s footprints across Africa

These satellite images show China’s footprints across Africa

From road transports to hydroelectric dams, China's presence in Africa is visible from the space.
This is how Hyderabad, and not Mumbai or Bengaluru, became IKEA’s first India destination

This is how Hyderabad, and not Mumbai or Bengaluru, became IKEA’s first India destination

"Demographics and economics, resources, commercial advantage, and governance."
India Plans to Offer Incentives to Companies Moving From China

India Plans to Offer Incentives to Companies Moving From China

India is weighing offering incentives to attract companies moving out of China amid its trade war with the U.S., a person familiar with the development said.
White House Unveils its Palestinian ‘Peace to Prosperity’ Plan

White House Unveils its Palestinian ‘Peace to Prosperity’ Plan

The Trump administration will roll out the first part of its long-awaited Middle East peace plan, which aims to raise billions to help Palestinians and other Arabs in the region. Top Trump officials
How New Legislation in Latin America Benefits U.S. Entrepreneurs

How New Legislation in Latin America Benefits U.S. Entrepreneurs

A new 30-day payment law in Chile and laws to help bankrupt businesses signal a new era in this part of the world.
How New Legislation in Latin America Benefits U.S. Entrepreneurs

How New Legislation in Latin America Benefits U.S. Entrepreneurs

A new 30-day payment law in Chile and laws to help bankrupt businesses signal a new era in this part of the world.
Investors Wary as Political Uncertainty Persists in Thailand

Investors Wary as Political Uncertainty Persists in Thailand

When Kulthirath Pakawachkrilers had to convince yet another Chinese investor that business was still a good bet in Thailand despite the political upheaval, she knew it was going to be a tough sell.
India Election Winner Gets an Economy Riddled With Problems

India Election Winner Gets an Economy Riddled With Problems

A set of deep-rooted economic challenges awaits India’s new government after election results are announced May 23.
How the UK is welcoming Indian talent shunned by the US

How the UK is welcoming Indian talent shunned by the US

International entrepreneurs welcome here.