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Special Report: Dangerous News - How two young reporters shook Myanmar

Aug 08 2018

(Reuters) YANGON, Myanmar - Late in the afternoon of Dec. 12 last year, Wa Lone's cell phone rang. It was a man named Naing Lin, a lance corporal in Myanmar's 8th Security Police Battalion.

Pakistan diluted proposed tobacco health warnings after Philip Morris, BAT lobbying

May 29 2018

ISLAMABAD/NEW DELHI Philip Morris International Inc and British American Tobacco Plc lobbied Pakistan's government to not implement bigger health warnings on cigarette packs, in what officials say was part of an industry-wide campaign that successfully persuaded Islamabad to water down a proposal designed to save lives.

Special Report: Philip Morris device knows a lot about your smoking habit

May 15 2018

By Tom Lasseter, Duff Wilson, Thomas Wilson and Paritosh Bansal

Special Report: By rewriting history, Hindu nationalists aim to assert their dominance over India

Mar 06 2018

NEW DELHI During the first week of January last year, a group of Indian scholars gathered in a white bungalow on a leafy boulevard in central New Delhi. The focus of their discussion: how to rewrite the history of the nation.

Missed warnings: How watchdogs failed to spot $2 billion Indian bank fraud

Mar 05 2018

By Krishna N. Das, Suvashree Choudhury, Devidutta Tripathy and Tom Lasseter

India's jeweler to Hollywood stars, now accused of massive bank fraud

Feb 26 2018

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Nirav Modi's name is a stamp of corporate India's growing global prestige. On Hollywood red carpets, his diamonds have sparkled on the necklines and dangled from the earlobes of actors and models like Kate Winslet, Dakota Johnson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Eyes wide shut: the $1.8 billion Indian bank fraud that went unnoticed

Feb 19 2018

By Krishna N. Das, Aditya Kalra, Devidutta Tripathy and Tom Lasseter

India's jeweller to Hollywood stars, now accused of massive bank fraud

Feb 15 2018

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Nirav Modi's name is a stamp of corporate India's growing global prestige. On Hollywood red carpets, his diamonds have sparkled on the necklines and dangled from the earlobes of actors and models like Kate Winslet, Dakota Johnson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. | Video

NEWSMAKER-India's jeweller to Hollywood stars, now accused of massive bank fraud

Feb 15 2018

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI Feb 15 Nirav Modi's name is a stamp of corporate India's growing global prestige. On Hollywood red carpets, his diamonds have sparkled on the necklines and dangled from the earlobes of actors and models like Kate Winslet, Dakota Johnson and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

U.S. senators ask FDA to reject Philip Morris' iQOS application

Feb 07 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW DELHI Ten U.S. senators called on the Food and Drug Administration to reject Philip Morris International Inc's application to market its iQOS smoking device as being less risky than cigarettes, according to a letter to the agency's commissioner.

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