This post explores five train rides from different parts of the world, ranging from a bare-bones trip in Vietnam to a luxury land cruise in India featuring a presidential suite with marble floors and two showers.
This week's Global Glance looks at new allegations that VW employees “at the highest levels” were involved in the defeat-device deception; and what you should know about the unrest in Kashmir.
This week we look at: Venezuela’s economic crisis; Lyft’s evolving global expansion strategy; and Larry, the UK’s Chief Mouser.
This week we look at the UK’s quirky pedestrian etiquette and the importance of food in India.
This week's Global Glance looks at why financial institutions are scrambling to protect themselves against SWIFT malware; China's new restrictions on nonprofits; and China's transition to VAT.
In this week's Global Glance we look at how Uber’s growth and related conflicts are a sign of the times, Malaysia’s city of the future, and a US telecommunications firm investing in Tanzania.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at: the lifting of the Iran sanctions and what it means for US businesses; India’s Jat protesters and caste system; and the G20 meeting in Shanghai.
Welcome back to Global Glance. This week we look at Obama’s Cuba visit and prospects for US businesses in Cuba; India’s fantastically cheap new smartphone; and last week’s OECD report on global growth.