Indonesia’s Lion Group founder Rusdi Kirana may step down this year as chief executive officer to focus on his political career in hope of becoming the agriculture minister of the world’s fourth-most populous nation.
Indonesia should keep more resources such as natural gas at home to bolster its domestic industries, according to Aburizal Bakrie, who rates himself the favorite to win a presidential election to be held in July.
David Myers was at the epicenter of one of the biggest corporate frauds in U.S. history. Now the former WorldCom Inc. controller is rebuilding his life a decade later with the help of the federal government.
In global development, as in business, delivery can determine failure or success. The windswept steppes of Mongolia, among the world’s harshest environments, have become a testing ground for how best to deliver something increasingly important to Earth’s entire population: electricity.
Tanda Srinivas was lounging in the yard of his two-room house in the southern Indian village of Mondrai shortly after noon on Oct. 28 when his wife, Shobha, burst out of the door covered in flames and screaming for help.
For three decades, Indian rice farmer Lahu Bhiwa loaded his grain onto an ox cart and sold it to families in his village, earning about 2,000 rupees ($32) a month. His life changed in 2010, when bulldozers cleared a new road that has helped triple his income.