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China's foreign investment
... of a trend, but rather the end of a trend". At the same time, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper laid out
, more stringent guidelines for future takeover bids by SOEs. Harper said, "Canadians ...
... migration for skilled workers, especially students. It is estimated that there are more than 1 million skilled migrants and their families currently residing in the US on temporary work visas.
Whither Obama, the global president?
... One thing that may, however, play in Obama's favor is a "CNN" effect. With CNN's need to be constantly selling
stories, it can help shift sentiment as it seeks to create a
angle of the
Globalization, the word
... a recombining of the economic and social forces on a
territorial dimension -- World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General, Pascal Lamy . the growing integration of economies and societies around ...
As the following three quotes highlight, the concept of a global citizen is not
. “I am a citizen of the world”, Diogenes Laertius, Greek philosopher (AD 220). “The world is my country, all mankind ...
Singapore in the Asian Century
... Century is said to be the Asian Century. We are now twelve years into the
millennium and, although Asia can glorify itself with major achievements, more needs to be done and Asia cannot rest on its ...
Japan in the Asian Century
... as Boston, San Francisco, and
York (1st, 2nd, and 4th, respectively), and Hong Kong (15th). If Japan wants to remain as one of the top economies, it needs to become more innovative in areas like ...
America's Asian Century
... to the economically punch-drunk America rejuvenates that economy, and launches it off on a
Asian-driven America century. What is the Asian Century hypothesis? For half a century now, Asia has ...
... another crisis before we see a
wave of reform in India. References: Pota, Viks. India Inc. How India's Top Ten Entrepreneurs are Winning Globally. http://www.indiaincthebook.com/ Transparency ...
... internal socialism and external isolationism. A popular uprising in 1988 brought to power a
group of generals who wanted to abandon these policies. They held an election in 1990 which was won by ...
Culture Wise China
... and adjust to the
culture; and lastly, reverse culture shock when you feel like a foreigner in your own home. But Chinese President Hu Jintao's exhortation for government officials to be aware of ...
... from a microbanking crisis. Lenders were not socially responsible, offering loans that they k
were too large to be repaid, charging high interest rates of loans, and overburdening borrowers with multiple ...
Asia`s social development
... spending. For the advanced economies, it ranges from $1,800 a person per year for Singapore to $3,400 for Australia, with Japan,
Zealand and Korea in between. If you're a citizen of one of the emerging ...
Asia's information society
... countries. A
digital divide is unfolding between those with high-speed/capacity/quality access – as is the case in many high-income countries – and those with lower speed/capacity/quality access, ...
Asia's low quality jobs
... of low-skilled labor, wages and job quality have been kept relatively low, and the enterprises leading these
manufacturing activities have been able to make large profits. Globalization has added ...
Asia's rising inequality
... (i) increasing skill premiums and returns to human capital. The emergence of vast
economic opportunities, unleashed by trade and financial integration, technological progress, and market-oriented ...
Clinton on democracy in Asia
... democracy ... is not only the right thing to do, but the smart thing as well. Democracies are more stable, more capable partners with vibrant open economies that can foster innovation and
ideas, and ...
Japan's governance problems
... Curtis, Culture does not explain this painfully slow response in setting up a
independent nuclear regulatory authority, "politics do". He sees parallels between the manmade causes of and responses ...
Democracy in Asia
... and cover 31 per cent of the countries and 38 per cent of population. The world's ten most democratic countries are Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden,
Zealand, Australia, Switzerland, Canada, Finland, ...
Democracy in China?
... CY Leung as the territory's
leader. On this occasion, the annual pro-democracy march through the streets of Hong Kong was bolstered by anger towards Beijing. Estimates of those who attended the rally ...