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1. China's foreign investment
(Panorama/Investment)
... indeed from most of the planet) -- communist politics, state capitalism, weak rule of law, weak corporate governance and limited respect for human rights. As its own leadership recognizes, corruption within ...
... way, to protect our common security and advance our common humanity". As members of society's future leaders, you should also seek to contribute to solving problems like global poverty which sadly afflict ...
3. Globalization, development and culture
(Panorama/Globalization)
... and comparative advantage of the US economy.  But let's hope that this cultural trait does not change        Reference: Human Development Report 2004 -- Cultural liberty in today's diverse world, United ...
4. Global citizens
(Panorama/Globalization)
... Newt Gingrich, American politician (AD 2009). But as Mark Gerzon argues in his book, “Global Citizens”, the world of today is in desperate need of global citizens. We human beings are now challenged ...
5. Singapore in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... of its Human Development Index, even if it does place at the very top among countries in Asia and the Pacific.  Singapore must improve the education of its population if it is to join the countries in ...
6. Japan in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... below many undeveloped countries. In order to re-start the economy, Japan needs to increase its production and use of human capital. By preventing women from participating in the economy, through lack ...
7. Burmese Days
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... leaders and business associates.  In fact, local populations have suffered through the environmental damage and human rights abuses associated with these developments. One controversial project has been ...
8. Culture Wise China
(Panorama/Culture)
... their values and ethics, and national icons; the administrative complexities of getting started in China; breaking the ice in human relations with the Chinese; dealing with the language barrier; working ...
9. Economic growth prospects in Asia
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... it employs sound policies and institutions.  This means that a poorer country is expected to grow faster than a higher income country as it can build up physical and human capital, and technology.  In ...
10. Human capital in Asia
(Panorama/Society)
Analysts of Asia's economic miracle always cite the region's human capital as one of the main drivers.  But what are the facts behind this claim? Asian Development Bank Analysis In fact, emerging ...
11. Asia`s social development
(Panorama/Society)
... feedback loop as low investments in human capital will ultimately undermine economic growth Reference: OECD.  Society at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2011 http://www.oecd.org/document/2/0,3746,en_2649_33933_49233154_1_1_1_1,00.html ...
12. Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... itself from China because it does not like being dominated by China. America and the West can also rule the world because they have values and ethics like pluralist democracy, respect for human rights ...
13. Asia's low quality jobs
(Panorama/Society)
... recruitment costs, worker abuse, exploitation, and cases of forced labour and human trafficking. There are particular problems with regard to freedom of association and the poor record of ratification ...
14. Natural disasters in Asia
(Panorama/Environment)
... cannot physically stop the occurrence of natural disasters.  But how can we reduce risk?  In short, by following page 54 of the Boy Scout Handbook: "Be Prepared"!  But while global humanitarian assistance ...
15. Food security in Asia
(Panorama/Environment)
... warned us of the most basic of all human insecurities, "food insecurity". What does food (in)security actually mean? The UN Food and Agriculture Organization defines food security as the situation ...
16. Asia's rising inequality
(Panorama/Society)
...  (i) increasing skill premiums and returns to human capital.  The emergence of vast new economic opportunities, unleashed by trade and financial integration, technological progress, and market-oriented ...
17. Japan's governance problems
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... by a more effective human response.   The first point that the Commission emphasized was Japanese culture: "... this was a disaster “Made in Japan”.  Its fundamental causes are to be found in the ingrained ...
18. Democracy in Asia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... "a profoundly man-made disaster", and that the disaster "could and should have been foreseen and prevented" and its effects should have been "mitigated by a more effective human response". This report, ...
19. Democracy in China?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... In particular, they are very well aware of China's massive gaps betwen rich and poor, grotesque corruption, human rights abuses and other abuses of power. Also, notwithstanding their Confucian culture, Chinese ...
20. Sen on development on youtube
(Panorama/Development)
... of "development as freedom".  For Sen, development is all about the expansion of human freedoms, about people gaining freedom to control their lives.  This means removing the "deprivations" that plague ...
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