Business

No Budget on Expectations!

By Richard Rossow The Budget Session of India’s Parliament began on Monday, running until May 8, with a month-long break between March 20 and April 20. The budget itself will be released on February 28, accompanied by the finance minister’s…

The Too Quiet American in Asia

By Malcolm Cook Belying the oft-repeated stereotype of Americans in Southeast Asia as loud and self-promoting, the economic importance of the United States to the region is understated and underappreciated. American government representatives and business associations in the region should…

The Leaderboard: Lu Wei

Who is he? Lu Wei is the charismatic head of China’s State Internet Information Office (SIIO), a position he has held since 2013. In May 2014, Xi Jinping appointed him to serve concurrently as office director of the powerful Central…