Asia Unhedged
India’s 5G trials soon; Huawei’s fate uncertain

India’s 5G trials soon; Huawei’s fate uncertain

The government plans to assess cyber security risks before allowing Huawei to take part in 5G trials

ByAsia Times staff

Top reformer highlights China’s growth dilemma

Top reformer highlights China’s growth dilemma

Influential economist Wu Jinglian warns again of the dangers of a state-controlled economy

ByAsia Times staff

Ex-diplomat calls for oversight of US office in Taiwan

Ex-diplomat calls for oversight of US office in Taiwan

The American Institute in Taiwan’s board members and officers ‘should be Senate-confirmed,’ critic says

ByAsia Times staff

‘Smart’ window panels can purify indoor air

‘Smart’ window panels can purify indoor air

Panels can reduce inhalable particulates to safe levels in less than a minute

ByAsia Times staff

IndiGo faces pilot shortage, flights hit

IndiGo faces pilot shortage, flights hit

India’s leading budget carrier is adding one aircraft per week, but does not have enough pilots to fly them

ByAsia Times staff

Google Maps exposes Taiwan’s military secrets

Google Maps exposes Taiwan’s military secrets

Missile facilities and the National Security Bureau compound are among sites revealed in 3D renderings

ByAsia Times staff

‘Godfathers’ surrender but meth keeps flowing

‘Godfathers’ surrender but meth keeps flowing

The surrender of dozens of drug dealers has failed to fully stem the flow of ‘yaba’ into Bangladesh

ByBertil Lintner

Saudi Arabia to invest $20bn in Pakistan

Saudi Arabia to invest $20bn in Pakistan

Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman signs raft of deals in Islamabad, the first stop in his Asian tour

ByAsia Times staff

Qatar aims to build $20bn sports industry

Qatar aims to build $20bn sports industry

Gulf state, which has become isolated due to regional dispute, plans to achieve its goal by 2022

ByAsia Times staff

In Huawei battle, signs of US decline

In Huawei battle, signs of US decline

The UK has joined Germany in resisting calls to ban Chinese tech, while Washington fails to craft a coherent policy

ByChristopher Scott

Big money for ideas on cutting plastic waste

Big money for ideas on cutting plastic waste

People with innovative solutions to rid the world’s oceans of plastic could win shares of $1.5 million

ByAsia Times staff

Taiwan’s KMT signals peace treaty with Beijing

Taiwan’s KMT signals peace treaty with Beijing

Party chairman ambiguous about own presidential bid in 2020

ByAsia Times staff

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