10 must-reads for today

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi (above) held up India's economic growth and said the narrative on India has changed from a country in the "Fragile Five" to a multi-billion-dollar investment destination in his Independence Day address yesterday.

The term was coined to represent emerging market economies that grew too dependent on foreign investment to fuel growth.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 16, 2018, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Print Edition | Subscribe