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China's foreign investment
... there have been tortured debates and confused decision-making regarding the bid by
's National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC), an SOE, for the Canadian oil producer Nexen, whose main property is in ...
... rate of migrants from other regions, and substantially higher than natives of OECD countries, the group of the world's most advanced countries.
, India and the Philippines have been the leading sources ...
Whither Obama, the global president?
... place of his father) and Indonesia (his childhood residence). With Romney threatening to declare
a currency manipulator from day one, it is also not surprising that our Chinese friends also prefer ...
Globalization and the challenges of our youth
... the 1989 Tiannamen Square events, Deng Xiaoping relaunched
's reform with his 1992 "Southern Tour". The euro is also a child of the post-Cold War period. It was driven by the desire of European ...
Globalization, the word
... that this text is almost 30 years old. He spoke of technology and globalization well before the Internet arrived and way before anyone imagined the end of the Cold War or the dynamism of
. He distinguished ...
Globalization, development and culture
... and Taiwan), then South East Asia and
. International trade and investment were powerful motors for economic development. South America and especially Africa have substantially missed the globalization ...
... tsunami and nuclear meltdown – has given rise to massive outpouring of goodwill. Japan’s arch-enemies of
and Korea have been particularly generous. But history also shows that an equal capacity ...
Singapore in the Asian Century
and India. On a positive note, Singaporean young girls between 15 and 19 years of age do not have a high fertility rate, which is a good thing because teenage pregnancy does often lead ...
Japan in the Asian Century
... in a high middle income trap, unable to reach development levels of completely developed nations such as the United States. Further, developing nations, such as
, are rapidly growing and changing, ...
... tape, lousy infrastructure, and the limits imposed by poverty and discrimination against women. Notwithstanding India's much vaunted democratic credentials, it scores well behind
on most economic ...
China's reform in a bind
's reform is in a real bind, and what's more,
has bad relations with virtually all of its neighbors. Where will this head? The need for
to rebalance its growth away from exports ...
... US and most other Western countries imposed sanctions. Most neighboring Asian countries pursued a policy of engagement, especially
which developed very close economic and political ties. Burma ...
Culture Wise China
is different, very different. So if you wish to negotiate an international agreement, do business with
, live there or even simply visit, you need to be "culture wise
". And to obtain ...
... daily incomes and help them continue to save and stabilize their lives. Finally, Asia is known for its lack of women’s power and rights. From the One Child Policy in
to sex selective abortions in ...
Economic growth prospects in Asia
... high growth rates these past few decades, this is a reflection of how far behind
was, as well as of course its excellent policy reforms. Poorer countries can absorb knowledge and technology ...
Human capital in Asia
... in 2010 are higher than the average in the advanced economies (11). Hong Kong follows with 10.4, Singapore with 9.2 and and then comes
with a stunning increase from 3.5 to 8.4 from 1970 to 2010. ...
Asia`s social development
... Macao and Korea being at 80 years or above. Then there is a jump down to the mid-70s for Malaysia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and
. ASEAN's populous countries of the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand ...
Asia's information society
... Macao. Other Asian countries stretch way back in the overall list of 152 countries -- Malaysia 58th,
80th, Vietnam 81st, Mongolia 86th, Thailand 89th, Philippines 92nd, Indonesia 101st, Sri Lanka ...
Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
"We can't understand the rise of
using Western concepts" argues Martin Jacques, the author of "When
Rules the World: The Rise of the Middle Kingdom and the End of the Western World". Here ...
Asia's low quality jobs
... to 50-70% for countries like the Philippines, Thailand,
, Pakistan and Indonesia, and down to around 10% for Hong Kong and Singapore. Asia's weak performance in generating high quality employment is ...