The two most populous countries in Asia are battling for the favour of one of Africa’s smallest nations. Both superpowers are also using food to boost their influence in Rwanda.
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Ethiopia is taking the lessons learned by post-war Japan to systematically transform how the country operates. From business to government, Ethiopia has fully embraced Japan’s kaizen methodology.
The Indian Economist
The boom in sandalwood prices is creating opportunities in Australia, India and beyond but high prices are also driving a boom in crime as well.
Venezuela is seeing conspiracy theories behind its inflation worries and suspension from Mercosur, as Caracas becomes increasingly divorced from reality.
An increasingly opportunistic and edgy China is capitalizing on uncertainty surrounding America’s future in Asia under a Trump administration to punish its neighbours – from Mongolia to Taiwan to Singapore – for going against Chinese interests.
Despite a new 15% tax on foreign property buyers in Vancouver, Canada will continue to attract Chinese investment, especially in agribusiness and tourism.