Massive family-run conglomerates – known as the chaebol – have work cultures that are symptomatic of what’s holding the country back
Dec 17, 2014
Under Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who came to power in 2013 pledging to crack down on refugees from Southeast Asia, Australia has heightened the national security threat level to “high,” pushed for new and updated anti-terror laws, joined the war against Islamic State militants and presided over massive counterterrorism efforts that many think are designed to send a strong message – but which some suggest risk alienating Australia’s Muslim communities
Dec 15, 2014
Despite a lot of well-deserved skepticism, some investors are optimistic. Japan certainly isn’t over, but it’s not back yet
Dec 10, 2014
Indian police arrest former Veritas Investment Research consultant Nitin Mangal for alleged extortion after claims by Indiabulls over 2012 report
Dec 03, 2014
Neil Bantleman has been detained in Indonesia for three months without charge after a child sexual assault investigation.
Dec 02, 2014
Attempt to reduce account deficit by pushing up exports led to rise in smuggling
Nov 28, 2014
Occupy Central draws attention to the difficult road to political reform in the region, and highlights China’s growing power internationally
Nov 26, 2014
Former Jakarta governor, Joko Widodo has swept into power on a wave of anti-corruption fervour and a new-found belief in the political system
Nov 19, 2014
Disrespecting local know-how has turned an emerging-market bastion into a blunder
Nov 03, 2014
Neil Bantleman, who is originally from Burlington, Ont., has been in custody for three months with local colleague, accused of using supernatural powers to entice students
Oct 29, 2014
Iain Marlow is The Globe and Mail’s Asia-Pacific correspondent. Based in Vancouver, he is responsible for covering Canada’s business ties with the booming economies of Asia, as well as important economic and political developments in the region.
Iain has reported from across China, India, Southeast Asia, West Africa and the United States.
He joined the Globe in early 2010 as the telecom reporter for Report on Business and in late 2011 began focusing on BlackBerry and its global rivals. In 2012, Iain’s work in Report on Business Magazine was nominated for three National Magazine Awards. His reporting on BlackBerry from Nigeria won a Best in Business award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers in International Features, and in 2013 he was part of a team of Globe reporters that won a National Newspaper Award in Business.
Before joining The Globe, Iain studied journalism and human rights at Carleton University and earned an MSc in International Politics (Distinction) from London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, where he studied on a Chevening Scholarship. He also founded TorontoReview.ca, an international-affairs website, and spent half of 2013 working for Journalists for Human Rights – a Canadian media development organization – in Ghana, where he also did media training for the United Nations Development Programme.