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Facebook Inc founder Mark Zuckerberg’s manifesto, penned clearly in response to accusations levelled at the social network in the wake of the bitter US election campaign, is a scary, dystopian... more
I’ve always thought that the fastest way to get flying cars would be to spread rumours that China built one first. Well, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority just announced that they have a Chinese-... more
The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) raised the mid-term guidance interest rate, also known as the medium-term lending facility (MLF) ahead of the week long Chinese New Year holiday. The central bank... more
The recent rebound in Asian exports is positive for Asian export-led economies after a protracted period since the beginning of 2015 when world trade growth slowed sharply. The World Trade... more
Michael Flynn’s resignation as national security advisor has rightly received more attention, but it wasn’t even the first personnel snafu in the administration that week. A few days earlier, US... more
For consumers, Amazon’s made shipping easy: Just choose the desired delivery date for your goodies and click. For the manufacturers who have to get those products to you, however, shipping remains a... more
Oil producers appear to have pulled off quite the coup: The price of Brent crude has jumped more than 20% since late September while precious little has changed on the supply side. In November, the... more
US President Donald Trump’s phone call with Chinese President Xi Jinping and the weekend visit of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are important reminders of a basic reality: While we Americans... more
On Nov 8, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India surprised investors and consumers by declaring that 86% of the nation’s money stock would no longer be a medium of exchange or store of value. In... more
Last week, an Indian government official announced that iPhones will start rolling off an assembly line in Bangalore by the end of April, targeted at local customers. It’s a big moment for Apple Inc... more

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