.Change and innovation
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China's foreign investment
... have not spent years reducing the ownership of sectors of the economy by our own
, only to see them bought and controlled by foreign
instead." The US government now has to consider ...
Globalization and the challenges of our youth
... of the solution to these crises -- the wealth-creating potential of globalization is undeniable. Thus,
must do a better job at resisting protectionist pressures, and restarting trade liberalization. ...
Globalization, the word
... trade and banking institutions that are not accountable to democratic processes or national
“ -- International Forum on Globalization. . a historical stage of accelerated expansion of market ...
Asia`s social development
... much stronger than its social development.
have a lot of work to do translate economic growth into societal well-being. This is extremely important because there is a risk of a negative ...
Asia's information society
... movements like the Arab Spring and the second People Power Movement in the Philippines have been facilitated by ICT. Advanced countries tend to have the most developed ICT sectors. But
Asia's low quality jobs
... and other human rights, or cheating workers, as often occurs.
, trade unions and NGOs have an important role to play in protecting the rights of workers and ensuring that employers follow minimum ...
Natural disasters in Asia
... was $16.9 billion in 2008 ($12.8 billion from
and $4.1 billion from private funding), regrettably only 0.7% was devoted to prevention, even though every dollar spent on risk reduction can save ...
Asia's rising inequality
... And inequality can lead to a political backlash against pro-growth policies. What
should do to address inequality? Above all,
should not seek to reverse the main drivers of growth ...
Clinton on democracy in Asia
... a vote in the decisions that affect their lives, and they deserve
that protect their rights and respect their dignity." "During the past five years, Asia has been the only region in the world ...
Asia's Failed States
... Asian country. Last year, clashes erupted between police and protesters after the government scrapped a system in which neutral caretaker
oversaw general elections. More recently, the army ...
Human Rights in Asia
... of political change blew in from the Middle East and North Africa, several
in the Asia-Pacific region responded by increasing their efforts to retain power by repressing demands for human rights ...
Views of Asia's next generation
... not income that we should strive to equalize, and education is key. Poverty, along with weak and ineffective
, means that the poor are by definition vulnerable to everything from natural ...
China: is “state capitalism” in crisis?
... is being severly tested. Ian Bremmer defines 'State capitalism' as “a match in which
control most of the referees and enough of the players to improve its chances of determining the game's ...
... leaders who have held senior positions in large SOEs. Concersely, 27 prominent business leaders are serving on the Party's Central Committee. In these circumstances, how can you prevent
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... 50% of China's population now lives in urban areas. Recognizing that new sources of revenue were needed by local
to upgrade severely under-invested urban infrastructure, the central government ...
China's reform challenges
... shocks. (iii) Interregional competition. China built on its strong local
at various levels by allowing them to compete in attracting investment, developing infrastructure, and improving ...
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... industries, companies, national and regional
, and research organizations and academia. But what is most important about innovation is that it is the key to improving productivity, to solving ...
Russia and the East
... industry. To explore these potentials the
of these two countries established the India-Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific, Technological and Cultural Cooperation ...
Human security in Asia
... restrictions on freedom of the media and Internet freedom. Some
, notably China, also try hard to manipulate public opinion through hyper-nationalistic discourse. Overall, the human security ...
Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
... sectors, when these sectors have been somewhat forgoten in
' drive to buildup efficient, export-oriented manufacturing sectors. (ii) how to reduce reliance on Western export markets and make ...