CogitAsia Podcast: Myanmar Faces the Future

In this episode we discuss the remarkable rise of Aung San Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy (NLD) in Myanmar, or Burma. Following inauguration on April 1, 2016, the NLD and Aung San Suu Kyi must now address…

Update on India’s States: April 13, 2016

Rajasthan passes bill to guarantee clear title for land and eases land acquisition rules for industrial development; Maharashtra allows sale of public land; Oracle invests $400 million in Bangalore; Andhra signs an agreement with China’s Sichuan province for closer economic…

FDI & India’s Jobless Growth

By Sarah Watson — India’s Labour Bureau just released its latest quarterly report on employment in eight key sectors, responsible for over a third of India’s gross domestic product (GDP), covering the period from July to September 2015. Although the…

Update on India’s States: April 7, 2016

Gujarat passes a new land acquisition law; Andhra and Karnataka hike electricity rates/ Gujarat lowers electricity rates; Bihar bans booze, Haryana liberalizes laws governing downsizing; Mehbooba Mufti sworn in as first female chief minister of Jammu & Kashmir; West Bengal…