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China's foreign investment
Foreign direct investment (FDI) coming from Chinese enterprises, especially state-owned enterprises (SOEs), is making waves in countries like Australia, Canada and the United States. In Canada re
The US, Canada, UK and Australia are blessed with a wave of skilled migrants from Asia, according to a re
OECD report. Continental Europe, Japan and Korea are missing out on this dynamic. The ...
Whither Obama, the global president?
... alternative. This was helped by Romney's move to the
er and his agreement with Obama on many issues. He presented himself like someone who is not a warmonger, not a George Bush or Dick Cheney. ...
Globalization and the challenges of our youth
... There has been immense environmental damage, and a deterioration in corruption and quality of governance. And the weaknesses in regional cooperation have only been highlighted by re
territorial disputes. ...
Globalization, the word
... capitalism, like the one experienced in the 19th
ury with the industrial revolution. It is a fundamental transformation in societies because of the re
technological revolution which has led to ...
Globalization, development and culture
Globalization was created in the West. Earlier periods include the age of discovery and then the globalization through colonisation in the 19th and early 20th
uries. Modern globalization kicked off ...
Singapore in the Asian Century
After many decades of great success, how can Singapore contribute to the Asian
ury? Lorraine Bergeron, an invited contributor from Tokyo's Sophia University, shares with us her views. The 21st ...
Japan in the Asian Century
Japan is one of the major development success stories coming out of the post-War period. But how can Japan contribute to and benefit from this "Asian
ury"? Our invited contributor, Lila Nojima from ...
America's Asian Century
Pundits and policy wonks the world over are predicting that the 21st
ury will be the "Asian
ury". But there is another alternative or parallel scenario by which migration of highly skilled Asians ...
... one of the world's largest
ers of film production. India is also home to the glizy Indian Premier League cricket competition, the highest paying cricket event in the world. At this stage of our ...
China's reform in a bind
... is still reverberating, with Chinese boats re
ly entering into Japanese territorial waters. Russia feels nervous about its massive open border with China. Burma has made a decisive switch away from ...
... rice, produced 75 per
of the world's teak, and had a highly literate population. The military took over in 1958. A military coup followed in 1962, whose government pursued an extreme policy of ...
... China is much larger than Bangladesh, both in population and land mass, and the population is much less con
rated. This means it is harder for small banks to gain a foothold and reach large amounts ...
Economic growth prospects in Asia
Developing Asia has been sailing through the global economic crises these past few years. But what do the region's longer term economic prospects look like? In a re
working paper, the Asian Development ...
Human capital in Asia
... reasons why Korea now has the highest suicide rate among the 30 OECD countries, having re
ly surpassed Japan's rate. The toll of suicide deaths in South Korea has doubled in the last decade. A 2010 ...
Asia's information society
... deliverable services, call
res, e-learning and e-health to name just a few. ICTs also enhance social and political freedoms by providing access to information and the ability to communicate. Political ...
Asia's low quality jobs
... reports the Asian Development Bank. (Informal workers only account for about one-third of total in Latin America.) More re
ly, one consequence of the global financial crisis has been an expansion ...
Food security in Asia
... Republic of Congo, Cambodia and Nepa devote the greatest share of household spending to food, about 70% of total. Pervasive hunger remains a problem in Asia despite the re
declines in the region's ...
Asia's rising inequality
... market access, as well as agglomeration economies from a self-perpetuating process of increasing con
ration. The process of urbanization reinforces the inequality effects of agglomeration. About 30-50% ...
Clinton on democracy in Asia
There is no better person than Hillary Clinton to remind us of the importance of democracy in Asia. Here are some extracts from her three re
speeches in Mongolia. Let's hope that China reads ...