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China's foreign investment
... for transacting and managing assets. Investing in a democratic
with critical media, stridant NGOs, and open political debates has proved to be a cultural shock for some Chinese enterprises. Then ...
... to their
of origin as it provides economic opportunity, political and religious freedoms, and good conditions for raising children. Respondents rated their
of origin as being superior on ...
Globalization and the challenges of our youth
, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion”. These and many other thinkers should be a source of inspiration to us all today. Lastly, it will be important for you to become ...
Globalization, the word
... concern for suitability – customers will prefer its world-standardized products.” “So-called ethnic markets are a good example. Chinese food, pita bread,
and western music, pizza and jazz are ...
Globalization, development and culture
... against the rest of the
. Then, it was thought that they perhaps Christian culture was the factor behind the superior economic performance of Western countries. But then how could that explain ...
As the following three quotes highlight, the concept of a global citizen is not new. “I am a citizen of the world”, Diogenes Laertius, Greek philosopher (AD 220). “The world is my
, all mankind ...
Singapore in the Asian Century
... if the Asian century is to become a reality. Each Asian
has a part to play in the future prosperity of Asia to make the scenario unfold according to expectations. In this paper, I wish to analyse ...
Japan in the Asian Century
... and hasten its growth, it will be left out of the Asian Century. If the Japanese government is really interested in promoting growth and change in the
, it needs to address many issues currently ...
America's Asian Century
... that nearly three-quarters of Asian-American adults were born abroad. The six largest Asian-American groups by
of origin are Chinese Americans (4.0 million or 23 per cent of Asian Americans), ...
India is a land of many paradoxes. It is a
of remarkable high technology, world class multinational companies, and a leader in business process offshoring. But it is also a
with a corrupt ...
China's reform in a bind
... money into the pockets of its citizens, whose share of national income has been declining for many years now, and who are saving to cover future health and retirement costs, as the
's population ...
Living on $2 a day
If you are living on more than $2 a day in a developing
, you are not living in poverty according to the World Bank. Indeed, you are a lot better off than those poor people who live on less than ...
... democracy, and was considered to be the South East Asia
with the brightest future. Under British rule, it had been the wealthiest
in Southeast Asia, was the world's largest exporter of ...
Culture Wise China
... in China and the Chinese at work; transportation from bicycles to high speed trains; the Chinese at play which usually involves food and drink; retail therapy in a
with the world's largest supermarket; ...
Economic growth prospects in Asia
... Bank examines the region's process of economic catchup (convergence). Any
with a low level of development relative to its long-run or steady-state potential can realize that potential if ...
Human capital in Asia
... years. Much of this exodus is driven by parents' desire to have their children become fluent in English, a highly prized ability in a
well aware of its need to ｃcompte in a globalized economy. ...
Asia's information society
... Kong, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Netherlands and the UK. Germany comes in 15th and the US only 17th. Korea has been a leader in terms of ICT diffusion and uptake for many years. The
has made ICTs ...
Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
... rival the US. This is a unique situation as we have not had for 200 years a developing
as the world's dominant
. Moreover, Westerners assume that modernization means westernization -- ...
Asia's low quality jobs
... capita income. There are however exceptions. India has a much higher rate of informal employment (82%) than expected for a
at its level of per capita income -- India has been slow at creating ...
Natural disasters in Asia
Japan's triple disaster (earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis) of 11 March 2011 provided a harsh reminder that no
is without risk of being hit by natural disasters which wreak havoc without discrimination, ...