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Moved to rupabose.com

This is a fossil blog right now: The posts have all been copied to the new ongoing blog at http://www.rupabose.com Please do head on over there if you want to see my new posts! Advertisements

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Tragedy in Indonesia

Tragedies and disasters in the headlines are worrisome enough – but they really hit home when there’s even the smallest connection, like having stayed at the hotel, or flown that airline. When you know people there – even friends of … Continue reading

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IMA Asia Economic Forecasts

The IMA Asia team is out touring the Asian region with their forecasting meetings, and sent me their notes on the subject. They are slowly becoming more optimistic. The positive political developments in India and an expected win for President … Continue reading

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Shrunk world

I am currently doing some projects for IMA Asia, which is based in Sydney – halfway across the world from me. They send me the material, I work on it and send it back. It’s a great arrangment, made easier … Continue reading

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Something Fishy about this Chocolate?

New products. Innovation. Sometimes, interesting things emerge from the concatenation of two disparate ideas. I suspect they could hardly have gotten more disparate than this one: Milk Chocolate with Omega-3. (For the not-so-health-obsessed among you, Omega-3 fatty acids are supposed … Continue reading

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On the Shelf

I’ve seen the India Business Checklist books, of course; I was sent author’s copies, and they were on sale at the AmCham meeting. But still, when I passed through Hong Kong airport, and found a copy on the shelf, it … Continue reading

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Consider Joe the Plumber

Joe the Plumber. Divorced father of a 13 year-old, who’s been making a living doing plumbing work. Just a normal Joe. Then he has a Life Changing Experience. A candidate stops to talk to him for a few minutes, and … Continue reading

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