South Asia and Beyond

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Mexico Breaks Diplomatic Ties With Ecuador

Ecuadorean authorities arrested former Vice President Jorge Glas on Friday evening, seizing him from the Mexican embassy and prompting Mexico to suspend bilateral relations. Glas, convicted twice for corruption, had been holed up in the embassy in Quito since seeking political asylum in December, arguing he was being persecuted by the attorney general’s office. Police […]Read More

Indonesia President Eyes Larger Coalition, Pledges Fiscal Management

Indonesia’s president-elect Prabowo Subianto will be prudent in fiscal management and uphold laws that limit public debt and annual budget deficits, the head of the biggest party backing Prabowo told Reuters on Thursday. Foreign investors have been monitoring details of the incoming government’s fiscal stance, after ratings agencies warned programmes that Prabowo had pledged during […]Read More