Tuesday, June 28, 2022
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/the-us-sues-china-how-much-of-it-is-truth The US sues China – looking through the fog RN Bhaskar – 23 Apr 2020 The US has finally filed a case against China.  This is one of the rare times when a sovereign republic decides to challenge the way another...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/coronavirus-pandemic-slums-are-new-hotspots-that-can-ravage-cities-5090381.html Coronavirus: the epidemic could easily ravage cities through its many slums RN Bhaskar  --  31 March, 2020 Last week, the government of Maharashtra formally acknowledged a new problem – slums (https://www.mumbailive.com/en/civic/coronavirus-spreads-to-mumbai-slums-and-chawls-in-ghatkopar-kalina-and-patel-as-4-patients-test-positive-for-covid19-47281). Coronavirus which had spread among the relatively affluent had now...
Moneycontrol carried a modified version of this article at https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/coronavirus-pandemic-an-opportunity-to-overhaul-indias-ailing-healthcare-sector-5079501.html Coronavirus II – Needed an overhaul of medicare: more free testing, more accountability RN Bhaskar The first part of this series appeared at http://www.asiaconverge.com/2020/03/coronavirus-pandemic-risk-contagion-india/ On the night of 24 March, the prime minister informed...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/strategy-for-healthier-india-china-trade China and India could together revive the global economy RN Bhaskar  26 March 2020 China has been a savvy investor in India (http://www.asiaconverge.com/2020/03/china-investments-in-india-are-strategic-and-profitable/).  Some claim that China has outsmarted India.  But such cynical views miss the big picture.  China created value...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/chinas-investment-can-grow-further Don't underestimate China's savvy when investing in India RN Bhaskar - 19 March, 2020 Note from the author: This article has two parts to it. This part looks at investments China has already made in India.  The second part will examine...
An edited version of this article appeared at https://www.cnbctv18.com/healthcare/coronavirus-what-india-can-learn-from-singapore-in-fighting-the-disease-5508351.htm Coronavirus: lessons from Singapore RN Bhaskar  --  18 March 2020 India is in various stages of a lockdown.  In many cities and even states, schools and colleges have been closed.  People have...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/the-case-for-bullion-banking-in-india Will the government allow bullion banking in India? RN Bhaskar  --  26 December 2019 India has been myopic about so many things.  One of them, tragically, is gold.  It has forgotten to exploit its own mines,  It gave out licences to...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/china-has-a-better-version-of-panchayati-raj Want a panchayati raj model? Look to China's social governance RN Bhaskar  -- 12 Dec 2019 China is about to launch a new national programme promoting social governance. On November 17, 2019, the People’s Government of Wuxing District, Houzhou, China, held...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/ningbos-rise-as-the-worlds-largest-port-has-lessons-for-india-4719711.html Ningbo was India's trading partner even 2,000 years ago; then the Indian government turned myopic about trade RN Bhaskar  --  11 Dec, 2019 Last year, the world-port-ranking underwent a change, when Ningbo-Zhoushan in south east China became the largest port in...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/business/blending-education-and-the-belt-road-initiative How BRI moves towards skill development and education By Jescilia Karayamparambil and RN Bhaskar December 09, 2019 Mumbai: By the end of August 2019, China has been able to strike deals with not just 136 countries but also 30 international organisations to...