DIEGO GARCIA WRITES– Rakesh Sharma, a former space traveler, and India’s first astronaut, stated at a conference on April 5th, 2019, “The Indian programme has advanced both in space science and space applications, and has developed unique low-cost space technologies”. As India continues to position itself as an important…Full Article India: The Next Leader in the Space Race
DIEGO GARCIA WRITES– Bangladesh, a small country with a GDP of 250 billion (2017), is rapidly industrializing— giving stiff competition to two Asian giants: China and India. Even though most of our apparel is made in China, Bangladesh does not fall far behind; in 2017 it was the world’s second-largest…Full Article WORLD: Who is China and India’s New Industrial Rival?
DIEGO GARCIA WRITES– The latest trade figures show Chinese exports facing a steep fall for the second time in two years. With a 4.4% downturn from last year, this dip in the world’s second-largest economy is of great concern. Another worry is the decline in imports. While analysts had expected…Full Article CHINA: SPUTTER? DOWN-DIP? OR JUST PLAIN DOWN?