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China's foreign investment
... foreign investment policies. But this can provide the necessary flexibility for responding to the
diversity of investment cases. China chooses to have different systems from Western countries (and ...
... into a period of
er uncertainty. What is certain is that while some European leaders judge multiculturalism a failure, in the US, Canada and Australia migration is widely considered to have been ...
Globalization and the challenges of our youth
... United States and the United Kingdom. US Chairman of the Federal Reserve once called this period as "The
Moderation" and OECD Secretary-General Donald Johnston referred to it as the "Age of Globalization". ...
Globalization, the word
... discovered the one
thing that all markets have in common – an overwhelming desire for dependable, world-standard modernity in all things, at aggressively low prices.” “Almost everyone everywhere ...
Singapore in the Asian Century
After many decades of
success, how can Singapore contribute to the Asian Century? Lorraine Bergeron, an invited contributor from Tokyo's Sophia University, shares with us her views. The 21st ...
America's Asian Century
... continuing through the worst economic crisis that America has seen since the
depression. It is taking place at a time when the countries of origin of the migrants are experiencing historically unprecedented ...
... reading, we have the impression of a
, advanced, dynamic country. Nothing could be further from the truth. A cursory glance of the India Premier League is symbolic of India. It reveals that the ...
China's reform in a bind
... on the
benefits that state-owned enterprises (SOEs) enjoy -- benefits like virtual exemption from paying taxes and dividends, privileged access to bank finance, and artificially low prices for their ...
Living on $2 a day
... to be low. Your
est source of support is your family and community, though most often you'll have to rely on your own devices! So how do the poor budget? In particular, how do they make sure that ...
... was freed from house arrest on 13 November 2010. Notwithstanding these impressive measures, economic reform has
ly lagged political reform. The NLD then stood in by-elections in April this year, ...
Culture Wise China
... of a clause may be very different from yours. Guanxi, meaning connections and exchanging favours, is key in Chinese social transactions. Many people will go to
lengths to do other people favours ...
... individuals to have
er control over their lives; they can purchase items they may not be able to otherwise and it allows them to avoid predatory, unethical moneylenders. Asia is the main recipient ...
Economic growth prospects in Asia
... slowdown in growth caused by the convergence phenomenon. This would require policy reforms like more market openness, improved education, and
er investment in research and development. The ADB ...
Asia's information society
... in terms of fibre-to-the-home/business connections, and by February 2011 it had a higher percentage of homes connected to fibre than France or Italy. This has helped China to make
progress in terms ...
Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
... is fundamentally different from other
powers like the US, India or Brazil which are multicultural. Without China's Han cultural identity, the country (and civilization) China could not have held ...
Asia's low quality jobs
... to the challenge, as the pressure to remain competitive has created even
er incentives to keep the labor costs low, and employment relations informal. Despite Asia's very rapid development, the ...
Natural disasters in Asia
... suffer a
proportion of risk. Here is the deadly math of natural disasters in Asia. The region occupies 30% of the world's land mass, but 40% of the world's disasters occurred in the region in ...
Food security in Asia
... Republic of Congo, Cambodia and Nepa devote the
est share of household spending to food, about 70% of total. Pervasive hunger remains a problem in Asia despite the recent declines in the region's ...
Asia's rising inequality
... manufacturing. But China is the Asian country which has experienced the
est increase in inequality. The evidence shows that the main drivers of Asia's rapid growth -- technological change, globalization ...
Clinton on democracy in Asia
... fairly, and many will end up looking for opportunities elsewhere." "Countries that deny their workers their universal rights, including the right to unionize, pay a cost in lost productivity and