Of the nearly 46 million people living as slaves globally, two-thirds, or 30.4 million, are in the Asia-Pacific region, with the highest number in India, according to the third Global Slavery Index.
A startup conference like RISE where entrepreneurs, startups, investors and the press meet has been long due in Hong Kong. You can’t miss seeing ads splashed across Asia as bandwagon supporters saturate social media, blasting why RISE will be bigger and better this year. I personally noted 27 Facebook posts […]
Midway through the Indian Premier League which concluded Sunday last, David Warner, opening batsman and captain of Sunrisers Hyderabad, had warned Virat Kohli that he would chase him down the Orange Cap, given to the highest run maker in the tournament. This was said more in jest, of course, but there […]
When is the granting of a motion for charging order appealable? Since it is a post-judgment motion, one would think that such a motion would be immediately appealable when it is granted by trial court. Here, we find out that maybe that is not so. Rogers Group, Inc. won a judgment […]
I attend Coachella to do my part to raise the average age of attendees. Now that I take my teenage kids and their friends, I lay down a few rules. One of them is that a dead phone battery is not an acceptable excuse. When I round up the youth […]
In a Panama Papers and FATCA world, does secrecy itself mean your tax mistakes are willful, meaning penalties or jail? Lionel Messi’s shell companies could do him in.
Taiwan under a new political party will extend its Teflon stance on claims to almost the entire 3.5 million-square-kilometer South China Sea, despite bigger and more diplomatically connected rivals, and renew calls for jointuse of resource-rich waters. That position explained Tuesday by the 11-day-old government of President Tsai Ing-wen will […]
People visit the newly open theme park ‘Wanda City’ in Nanchang, east China’s Jiangxi province on May 28, 2016. The Chinese conglomerate Wanda on May 28 opened its first theme park, with its billionaire boss declaring war on Disney weeks before the American entertainment giant launches a similar attraction in […]
In India’s fairly under-developed healthcare process sector, New Delhi based entrepreneur Gauri Angrish decided to set out to disrupt an already existing prescription medication industry in India. So, she went in and started by doing something unexpected: she opened a physical storefront pharmacy.