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1. China's foreign investment
(Panorama/Investment)
Foreign direct 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, ...
2. Asian Migration
(Panorama/Migration)
The US, Canada, UK and Australia are blessed with a wave of skilled migrants from Asia, according to a recent OECD report. Continental Europe, Japan and Korea are missing out on this dynamic. The ...
... There has been immense environmental damage, and a deterioration in corruption and quality of governance.  And the weaknesses in regional cooperation have only been highlighted by recent territorial disputes. ...
4. Globalization, the word
(Panorama/Globalization)
... capitalism, like the one experienced in the 19th century with the industrial revolution. It is a fundamental transformation in societies because of the recent technological revolution which has led to ...
5. America's Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... is expected to be increasingly the locomotive for the global economy. However, another Asian Century is also on the cards, an American Asian Century, as suggested by the insightful analysis of a recent ...
6. China's reform in a bind
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... is still reverberating, with Chinese boats recently entering into Japanese territorial waters.  Russia feels nervous about its massive open border with China.  Burma has made a decisive switch away from ...
7. Burmese Days
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... from China which has been virtually colonizing parts of the country through its investment and infrastructure projects, notably the Myitsone hydroelectric project which has recently been suspended.  Burmese ...
8. Economic growth prospects in Asia
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
Developing Asia has been sailing through the global economic crises these past few years.  But what do the region's longer term economic prospects look like?  In a recent working paper, the Asian Development ...
9. Human capital in Asia
(Panorama/Society)
... reasons why Korea now has the highest suicide rate among the 30 OECD countries, having recently surpassed Japan's rate.  The toll of suicide deaths in South Korea has doubled in the last decade.  A 2010 ...
10. Asia's low quality jobs
(Panorama/Society)
... reports the Asian Development Bank.  (Informal workers only account for about one-third of total in Latin America.)  More recently, one consequence of the global financial crisis has been an expansion ...
11. Food security in Asia
(Panorama/Environment)
... Republic of Congo, Cambodia and Nepa devote the greatest 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 ...
12. Asia's rising inequality
(Panorama/Society)
... economic system is also stacked in favor of the rich.  Witness the recent middle class protests in Indonesia when the government wanted to rationalize fuel subsidies.  Massive corruption also provides ...
13. Clinton on democracy in Asia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
There is no better person than Hillary Clinton to remind us of the importance of democracy in Asia. Here are some extracts from her three recent speeches in Mongolia.  Let's hope that China reads ...
14. Japan's governance problems
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... complacency in the lead-up to the Lehman shock, the recent alleged fraud and corruption at JP Morgan and Barclays, the Penn State University scandal and so on.  But what is worrying is that the potential ...
15. China's reform in a bind
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... is still reverberating, with Chinese boats recently entering into Japanese territorial waters.  Russia feels nervous about its massive open border with China.  Burma has made a decisive switch away from ...
16. Democracy in Asia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... (143rd), Myanmar (161st) and North Korea (167th). Interestingly, in many countries, Asian Barometer polls show that more citizens believe that the nations’ recent democratic transitions had brought no ...
17. Democracy in China?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
An old friend of mine recently assured me that the Chinese people are not interested in democracy.  They only want prosperity and stability.  He is of course an Australian businessman who has profited ...
18. Tyranny in China and Russia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
Russia and China are the chief strategic threats to the moral and political commitments of liberal democracies, argued Michael Ignatieff in his recent stirring Isaiah Berlin Memorial Lecture, delivered ...
19. Asian Century on Youtube
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... disparities between countries which threaten peace and stability, competition for resources, climate change and water crises, and natural disasters. The biggest challenge to overcome is the recent deterioration ...
20. Burmese Days
(Panorama/Development)
... from China which has been virtually colonizing parts of the country through its investment and infrastructure projects, notably the Myitsone hydroelectric project which has recently been suspended.  Burmese ...
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