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Dr. Robert S. Zeigler of the International Rice Research Institute. (Asia Society Washington Center)
Can We Feed the World's Poor?
International rice expert fears gaping shortfall in supply by 2015. more
Tejpreet Chopra, President and CEO, General Electric, India. (Tejpreet Chopra)
Tejpreet Chopra: Growing, and Serving, India's Market
GE India President and CEO Tejpreet Chopra examines the challenges and opportunities businesses face in the world’s second-largest country. more
Abhinav Bindra earned India's first-ever individual Olympic gold medal, winning the 10-meter air rifle competition on August 11, 2008. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
India's Olympic Reality Check
What next for a country that boasts a homegrown space program, but cannot guarantee clean drinking water for its people? more
Edwin Feulner, President of the Heritage Foundation (Rob Bluey/Flickr)
India's Path to Economic Freedom
Asia Society India Centre hosted Edwin Feulner, President of the Heritage Foundation, in conversation with Kumar Ketkar, editor of Loksatta. more
Workers adjust the Olympic Green pavement at the National Stadium before the Beijing Olympic Games on August 4, 2008. (Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Beijing's Triumph of Engineering
There's no denying that the Chinese model of central coordination is delivering impressive results. more
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How Micro-Finance Helps the Poor
An interview with Shafiqual Haque Choudhury, founder of Association for Social Advancement (ASA), a financial institution that covers 1.2 million borrowers. more
Muhammad Yunus (muhammadyunus.org)
Micro-Credit and Alleviating Poverty in Bangladesh
An interview with Mohammad Yunus, founder of Grameen Bank, which provides credit to over 2.4 million poor people residing in Bangladeshi villages, and 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner. more
Dr. Madhav Chavan, co-founder of Pratham, India's largest non-profit in the area of primary education. (Narendra Bisht/OutlookIndia.com)
Educating India's Children: The Read India Movement
Over 93 percent of children in India are enrolled in schools, yet almost half cannot even read or write in the fifth grade. more
Inside the Infosys multiplex. Photo: Tarunactivity/flickr
Mr. Narayana Murthy and Infosys
An inspiring story of Narayana Murthy, CEO of Infosys. more
Divers aboard a rubber boat survey the capsized Princess of the Stars ferry which sank off the coast of San Fernando town, central Philippines on June 30, 2008. (JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)
Poor in the Philippines Have Two Options: Sink or Swim
The recent ferry tragedy proves the country is prone not only to natural calamities, but to manmade ones as well. more