The East Asia Summit & APEC Leaders’ Meeting

By Matthew Goodman & Amy Searight — President Donald Trump will join leaders from around the Pacific Rim at the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting in Santiago, Chile this November 16 and 17. This trip should be coming on…

Update on India’s States: October 23, 2019

State election results for Maharashtra & Haryana come out on Thursday, October 24. Karnataka tops innovation ranking; Andhra Pradesh approves tariffs for three solar parks; air quality worsens in Delhi; Gujarat revises port policy; Madhya Pradesh reduces documents required for…

The U.S.-China Mini Deal (That Never Was?)

By Jack Caporal & Jonathan Lesh — Q1: What did the United States and China agree upon? A1: On October 11, President Trump announced that the United States and China reached a limited trade deal after more than a year of…

Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall

By William Reinsch — Despite the presence of Chinese negotiators in Washington last week, there has been more buzz about a different facet of the relationship—the National Basketball Association (NBA) tweet that produced a major Chinese backlash. You are probably…

Update on India’s States: October 16, 2019

Gujarat scores highest in integrated rating of state discoms; Andhra Pradesh launches new e-procurement portal; Rajasthan takes highway loan from the Asian Development Bank; Modi approves inclusion of displaced families in Jammu & Kashmir; Odisha faces coal shortage; Punjab launches…

Update on India’s States: October 9, 2019

Kerala ranks first on the School Education Quality Index; the center approves flood damage assistance to Bihar and Karnataka; Bihar amends property registration rules; Gujarat eases regulations for new MSMEs; Uttar Pradesh backs out of wind power agreement; journalists strike…