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China's foreign investment
(FDI) coming from Chinese enterprises, especially state-owned enterprises (SOEs), is making waves in countries like Australia, Canada and the United States. In Canada recently, ...
... (or acquiring citizenship or permanent residency) as a hedge against possible future instability. This is certainly corroborated by the growing Chinese
in real estate in these same countries, ...
Globalization and the challenges of our youth
... good for everyone on the upside, it is now dragging everyone down, including Asia. The effect on international trade,
and finance has been strong. A better managed globalization must be part ...
Globalization, development and culture
... and Taiwan), then South East Asia and China. International trade and
were powerful motors for economic development. South America and especially Africa have substantially missed the globalization ...
... rate reform, opening up to foreign
, a reduction in media censorship, and constitutional changes to allow registration of political parties and leaders from the opposition. Aung San Suu Kyi ...
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 greater
in research and development. The ADB ...
Asia`s social development
... feedback loop as low
s 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 ...
Asia's information society
... Frequency, which took effect on Julu 2010. The two laws aim to encourage all economic and private sectors to develop their telecommunication services,
s and infrastructure. In Indonesia and ...
Asia's low quality jobs
... Policy recommendations for low-income countries include: increase trade and foreign direct
; manage migration from lower productivity to higher value-added sectors; support productivity increase ...
Food security in Asia
... essential tool for improving food security and reducing poverty.
in health and education, and in basic infrastructure, plays a critical role in providing food security. One area that the ...
Japan's governance problems
... role of government in a poor country should be to build physical infrastructure, provide its population with a basic education, open up markets and provide coordination for major private sector
... exchange rate reform, opening up to foreign
, a reduction in media censorship, and constitutional changes to allow registration of political parties and leaders from the opposition. Aung San ...
Trying to do business in China
Almost everyone would like to do business in China. After all, China is the world's second biggest merchandise importer and also recipient of foreign direct
. Recent history is however littered ...
Burma: some Nobel thoughts
... international community has a vital role to play. Development and humanitarian aid, bi-lateral agreements and
s should be coordinated and calibrated to ensure that these will promote social, ...
Mirage of Incredible India
... government is showing no leadership. The country continues to be dogged by masive corruption, and poor infrastructure, and recent anti-foreign
laws are only making things worse. The emerging ...
Views of Asia's next generation
... at the time they were born. Thanks to heavy
s in eduction, more of them can go to school and, once there, study for more years than their parents. They can aspire to jobs in areas of biotech, ...
... accounted for one-third of the emerging world's foreign direct
between 2003 and 2010, as well as a growing proportion of the very largest firms: three Chinese SOEs rank among the world's ten ...
The Economist on China
China's economy is not at great risk in the short term, because the government still has lots of firepower to keep it afloat. But inefficient and wasteful
is storing up problems for the longer ...
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... The influx in the 1990s of foreign
in manufacturing in many coastal cities, and the resulting real estate boom, has largely driven China's ecoonomic growth for the past couple of decades. Town ...
Women's economic opportunity in Asia
... the lesser developed countries of Asia, development prospects are greatly hindered by low
s in female health and education, and policies and cultural practices and norms which limit women's capacity ...