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41. Multidimensional poverty
(Panorama/Development)
... the life they would like to lead. Who is classified as being poor?  A person is identified as multidimensionally poor if he or she is deprived in one-third or more of the dimensions.  The MPI provides ...
42. China: recent political developments
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
...  China’s growth depends on two pillars, one of them being the availability of surplus rural labour, sometimes referred to as “slave labour” because these people have little opportunity to work elsewhere ...
43. America and China: Asia's great powers
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... wars.  They are messy and never ending, and requiring nation-building and humanitarian intervention.  Terrorism is now being better tackled by good intelligence, good police work, drones and targeted killings. ...
44. Urbanization in Asia -- 12 things to know in 2012
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... within urban areas. Families with the lowest incomes are most at risk of their children being malnourished and dying early, have less access to health services such as skilled birth attendance, and are ...
45. Whither China's economy?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... it has come at a high cost to the environment.  When polluters do not pay for their pollution, they are being effectively subsized again, at the cost of the nation's environment.  This is also another ...
46. Asia's services challenges
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
...  And thanks to information and communications technologies, electronically deliverable business processing activities are increasingly being offshored to lower middle income countries like India and the ...
... being part of a strategy.  China, which is Australia's most important economic partner, has reacted with displeasure to these various initiatives.  And Australia's Asian neighbors, who are happy to have ...
48. Will China overtake the US?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... have failed to stay the full course in catching up.  They have fallen into a middle income trap because they failed to keep improving their policies.  The path from being a poor country to becoming a middle ...
49. An Indo-Pacific Strategy for Australia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... may seem more effective than India's, but being non-democratic it may also be more brittle. Australia now has a good defense dialogue with China, and undertakes joint training and exercises for disaster ...
50. Japan's triple crisis -- one year on?
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... calm.  Being there at the time, I personally witnessed Japanese citizens lining up calmly for hours for taxis, as the metro had stopped functioning. Among the many anecdotes is that of a total of $80 ...
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