Financial technology applications need to go beyond payments systems to provide a wide array of services, from lending to insurance, to new and existing banking customers
If Beijing wants to recruit India to China’s efforts at reshaping the world order, it will have to be sensitive to New Delhi’s deliberate geopolitical balancing.
Transparentem's investigations into human rights abuses in economies in Asia, and recommendations for how to reform the social auditing industry.
While much attention is on how China is approaching the Ukraine crisis, India’s posture could be more revealing of the volatile world of geopolitical rivalries.
The Quad can be a strong coalition of influence within the United Nations that could counter China’s growing weight in the international organization.
Pandemic preparedness should include a range of digital health capabilities with a view to minimizing the digital divide.
The pandemic has given rise to an unstable bipolarity that, if left to deteriorate, could pave the way to a multipolar future.
Washington must consider India’s key role in challenging China, both within and outside the emerging Quad framework.
Washington hopes such a deal would be a powerful counterweight to China’s efforts to impose its own digital standards in the region.
Why did the announcement of the OECD's ground-breaking global minimum tax proposal have little effect on markets?
ASEAN has been put in an increasingly difficult position if it is to preserve its neutrality, assert its much-prized centrality in the region, and maintain cohesion.
Disruptions and disputes among the major powers with interests in the region should not hinder deeper cooperation if all players focus on trade and investment.
A look at Moscow’s relationships in Asia, particularly its growing alignment with Beijing and its skepticism of the emerging “free and open Indo-Pacific” concept.
A closer look at the initiatives to create alternate global supply chains that are durable, resilient and less reliant on China.
The authorities’ reliance on obfuscation and delay means that the full extent of the Covid-19 tragedy unfolding may never be known.
We should have known better.
The second wave of coronavirus devastating India would have crippled most governments. But Narendra Modi is no ordinary leader.
A look at how the Belt and Road has put China in a more influential and favorable position than its critics would allow.