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Expanding to Asia holds big promise for German founders

An increasing number of German entrepreneurs are taking their startups to Asia. Christian Geissendoerfer, CEO of German Accelerator Southeast Asia, talks to DW about the dos and don’ts when striking out in the Far East....

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Japan and the industrial boom of 1917

From Mitsubishi Motors to Kikkoman – over a thousand Japanese firms are celebrating their hundredth birthday in 2017.  The development reveals much about Japan’s history and economic base. What do Japanese companies such as camera...

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Scandal-hit Shinzo Abe is a ‘dead man walking’

Japanese PM Abe’s approval rating has dropped to record new low amid a growing scandal surrounding suggestions that he intervened with officials at the ministry of education on behalf of a friend. Julian Ryall reports....

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Is India turning its nuclear focus toward China?

India’s nuclear policy is now believed to be placing a greater emphasis on China instead of focusing on archrival Pakistan. But this is not to be mistaken as a shift in the nation’s nuclear doctrine,...

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India’s Modi wants to lift the curtain on ties with Israel

Ever since India established diplomatic ties with Israel 25 years ago, not a single Indian premier has visited the Jewish state. PM Narendra Modi wants to change it, highlighting the intensifying bilateral partnership. PM Modi’s...

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Pressure mounts on Bangladesh over garment workers’ rights

Bangladeshi authorities have been accused of harassing and intimidating garment workers and their leaders following recent protests demanding a wage hike. Big fashion brands have pulled out of a major summit in protest. Bangladesh’s multibillion...

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Indian state elections – A referendum on PM Modi’s demonetization policy

Five Indian states are electing new governments over the next few weeks. The votes will prove to be a key test of PM Modi’s popularity, which has taken a hit due to his demonetization move....

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Trump’s TPP move boosts China’s clout in Asia

Fulfilling his campaign promise, President Trump has pulled the US out of the ambitious free trade deal negotiated by his predecessor Obama. Analysts view China as the prime beneficiary of the US’ abandonment of TPP....

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Outshining a former colonial master: India’s economy to surpass Britain’s

India will soon overtake Britain to become world’s fifth largest economy, a “Forbes” magazine report has said. Economist Rajiv Biswas talks to DW about the impending milestone and the overall state of India’s economy. DW:...

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India and Japan sign nuclear deal – A risky business?

The leaders of the two countries have signed a civilian nuclear cooperation, allowing exports of crucial Japanese technology to fuel India’s growing economy. But concerns remain about India’s non-proliferation status. The Indo-Japanese nuclear deal has...

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India’s long struggle to create a common market

The Indian government is striving to push through a long-pending legislation to streamline the nation’s cumbersome tax system. If the move succeeds, it would make India a single unified market for the first time. Nearly...

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Chinese detergent maker sorry over controversy, blames foreign media

Shanghai Leishang Cosmetics has said it was sorry over the controversy caused by a racist ad for one of its products. Having caused a major stir on social media it might be too little, too...