Foreign governments and multinationals have started investing heavily in India, thanks in part to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s economic reforms. We tell you why India is so appealing to some foreign investors, and why others are still reluctant to enter one of the world’s largest, fastest-growing markets.
India has a $2 trillion dollar economy that's growing. But monsoons continue to have outsized effects on year-to-year growth, affecting everything from inflation to foreign investment.
Players from a Tibetan women’s soccer team were denied tourist visas by two US embassies. The team’s story illuminates the Byzantine, sometimes unpredictable nature of the US visa-application process.
On November 8, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi declared that two of his country’s most-used bank notes would be worthless starting in January. This post explains Modi’s justifications for the experiment and its wide-ranging consequences.
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.