India and France Lead Efforts to Boost Solar Power Generation

India and France have joined hands to spearhead a global “solar revolution” with an aim to generate one terawatt of energy by 2030, an ambitious goal that requires $1... Read more »

A Tale of Two Changs and How They’re Shaping Chinese Consumerism

Stanley Chao, a Los Angeles-based author and business consultant, has a unique take on what may happen in the world’s second-biggest economy in the next few years — especially... Read more »

China-UK Spat Brewing Over May’s Belt and Road Caution

When Theresa May lands in China on Wednesday it will be the first official visit by a British Prime Minister in five years. The last was by her predecessor,... Read more »

China Hails its 170th Satellite, But Hush on Spy Programs

The launch this month of a high-throughput communication satellite, the Shijian-13, has brought the number of Chinese satellites orbiting the earth to 170. That feat is being trumpeted by... Read more »

India Takes Fight to China via SEAsia

In what has been described as “the most significant exposition of its ‘Act East’ policy,” India invited Southeast Asian heads of state as its chief guests during its recent... Read more »

Will India and Asean Counterbalance China?

As China continues its inexorable rise, global strategists are increasingly looking – anxiously – to India. Why? Many are hoping that India, with its huge population and roaring gross... Read more »

Cambodians Come to Hong Kong to Meet The Increasing Demand For Helpers

Cambodia on Wednesday sent its first batch of maids to work in Hong Kong, which is scrambling to meet growing demand for domestic helpers after a series of abuse... Read more »

Australia’s National Day Fuels Debate on Colonial Past

Melbourne – While most Australians fire up the barbecue and crack open beers to celebrate national day on Friday, Robbie Thorpe will be marching in the shadow of Victoria’s... Read more »

The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus

In the late 1950s the deterioration of Sino-Russian relations paved the way for the historic meeting between U.S. President Richard Nixon and Mao Zedong in 1972. The offspring of... Read more »