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41. Innovation: Not all peaches and cream
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... a rate of 500 billion messages per year.   Innovations in information technology have enabled countries like India to thrive, while internet and mobile phone banking have allowed wider access to credit. ...
42. An Asian Century?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... the global average and be similar to European levels today.  Some 3 billion Asians could be moved out of poverty and deprivation and into affluence. But maintaining its current growth trajectory would ...
43. Poverty and Indigenous Populations
(Panorama/Development)
... the precise nature of the most affected groups, like indigenous and socially excluded populations.   The number of people living on less than $1.25 a day in the developing world fell from 1.9 billion ...
44. Japan's Civil Society
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... who would be ruling Asia if Japan had won World War II.  It does not accept business tycoons, corporate presidents or real estate developers no matter how many billion they have.  At Kasumi Kaikan's penthouse ...
45. Fighting poverty
(Panorama/Development)
... that in 2005 there were 1.4 billion people (out of a world population of 7 billion) who are living on less than $1.25 a day.  This is a great improvement since the year 1981 when the figure was 1.9 billion ...
46. Measuring poverty’s many dimensions
(Panorama/Development)
... on the multidimensional poverty index (MPI), some 1.7 billion of the world’s population are estimated to be poor.  This compares with the 1.4 billion people who live on less than $1.25 a day.  (2.5 billion ...
47. Where do the poor live?
(Panorama/Development)
... 1.3 billion of the world’s population are estimated to be in this category.   20 years ago, some 93 per cent of the world’s poor people lived in low income countries.  80 per cent lived in low income ...
Migrants’ remittances to developing countries in 2010 amounted to some $325 billion, about three times the size of official development assistance.  But how useful are they to economic development?   ...
... 20 years later, they still have not fully recovered.   LTCB was once the world’s 9th biggest bank, with origins dating back to the Meiji era.  It collapsed in 1998 with $50 billion of bad loans, much ...
... billion, Switzerland with $690 billion and Russia with $250 billion.  As a proportion of GDP, Hong Kong leads the pack with 353%, followed by Switzerland with 131% and then comes Japan with 56%.   Who ...
51. Development
(Category)
Many developing countries are missing the globalisation train. While five million of the world’s population live in prosperity or moving towards prosperity, the bottom billion (mainly in Africa) have been ...
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