26 Apr 2024

Asia correspondent Ed White

From Nine To Noon, 9:45 am on 26 April 2024
Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi during the United Nations Climate Change Conference COP28 High Level Segment meeting in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on December 1, 2023. (Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto) (Photo by Jakub Porzycki / NurPhoto / NurPhoto via AFP)

Image of Narendra Modi. Photo: JAKUB PORZYCKI / AFP

The marathon Indian election is underway with Prime Minister Narendra Modi eyeing up his third five-year term in power.

China is in the spotlight in Europe this week, with a series of arrests and charges relating to spying and espionage, and dawn raids on a Chinese technology company.

And in Taiwan, debate over the death penalty is resuming.

Ed White is a correspondent for the Financial Times, based in Shanghai.