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Chennai's drought has tough lessons for Asia's economies

Chronic water shortages risk hampering industrial globalization

| India

Chennai is meant to be India's great manufacturing center, a self-styled "Detroit of Asia," with plans to transform itself into a global hub for electronics and smartphone exports. But lately this megacity has made headlines for a less happy reason: running out of water.

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