“India’s solar capacity to double in 2017” – Climate Action – January 9, 2017

On January 9, 2017 Climate Action reported that “(i)n 2017, India’s solar capacity is projected to double to 18 GW, with 14.2 GW of solar projects currently under development and tenders for approximately 6.3 GW are yet to be auctioned.”

You may read the article on the Climate Action internet site.

Philippines adopts revised Corporate Governance Code – Manifest – January 8, 2017

On January 8, 2017 Manifest reported that a revised Corporate Governance Code came into force in the Philippines on January 1, 2017.  The code was developed by the Philippine Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the IFC.

Chairperson Teresita Herbosa of the SEC said: “The new code is intended to raise the corporate governance standards of Philippine publicly listed corporations to a level on par with its regional and global counterparts. “The adoption of the ‘comply or explain’ approach is also expected to address the perceived overregulation of the SEC.”

You may read more on the Manifest internet site.