What Does Trump Mean for Asia?

In this guest edition of The Interview, Vishal Manve talks to Raffaello Pantucci from the Royal United Services Institute. Ever since Donald Trump’s surprise victory in the US presidential election, Asian countries have been teetering on the brink waiting for his policy decisions. Be it his travel ban that targeted seven Muslim-majority nations, his proposal…

The new UN deal on aviation emissions leaves much to be desired

Written by: David Hodgkinson and Rebecca Johnston Photo credit: Wikipedia. Emissions fron international flights – a bugbear of efforts to combat climate change – will finally be regulated under a scheme agreed by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) on Thursday last week. It’s a problem that had remained largely unaddressed by states – and airlines – since…