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Korea -- Asia's rising star
... its full potential and be prepared for risks ahead. Most recently, the
strength of the Korean economy is evident in its excellent track record through the global financial and European sovereign ...
China's reform challenges
... reform in the near future. This is a
pity. Because as the World Bank argues in its "China 2030" report, it is urgent for China to implement a new development strategy. Even though this will not ...
Why did Japan stop growing?
... the ire of international financial markets. With the government and society having no clear vision for the country's
potential, it has not been possible to mobilize the country on a reform track. ...
Poverty in India
... agricultural sector. India also has an appalling record when it comes to gender development and indigenous tribes, who suffer relatively
er levels of poverty. Literacy levels among women are 54% ...
Australia: beware of Asian Century Hype
... To date, the many fractures in Asia's development models may have affected the quality of growth more than the quantity of growth. But looking ahead, there are
threats to the sustainability ...
Asia's uneven development
... put money in people's pockets and helped them consume and survive, but doesn't necessarily improve health and education outcomes.
er emphasis should now be placed on more equitable and inclusive ...
China's lack of global leadership
... America, the US and elsewhere. But this investment provokes
suspicion in certain countries. Following political tension in the US, the Chinese petroleum company CNOOC had to withdraw its 2005 bid ...
Is China cracking?
... Chinese Communist Party. President HU Jintao and Premier WEN Jiabao are forever highlighting the risk that corruption presents to the Party. The Party has evolved
ly over the decades, and the days ...
Russia and the East
... future as a
country with highly educated people, balanced social system, strong democracy, technically advanced army, and diversified and sustainable economy. In his last article which was published ...
Human security in Asia
... below the $1.25-a-day income mark. (iii) health insecurity. Again, Asia has seen a
improvement in its population's life expectancy and health condition. The population has a better protection ...
... The two people are residents of different countries which use different currencies. A similar transaction between two people, one in Seattle and the other in New York, a much
er distance, is just ...
... economies which have
er investment opportunities. In reality, much finance flows out of these emerging and developing economies and into countries like the US, the UK and Australia (the "Lucas paradox")... ...
Nick Stern said: "Climate change is the
est market failure the world has ever seen...". He's right, despite the attacks on the work of the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ("Climategate"). ...
... say will change them". True, cultural diversity is deep. It is the product of the first
divergence in the history of humankind... Read more ...
People group together in societies. We surrender some of our individual freedoms from nature to be part of society. We can thus benefit from
er security and a sense of belonging. We can solve common ...