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Asian Century on Youtube
... to transform economic weight into political power. China now has the world's second biggest economy, but is more concerned with maintaining internal stability than projecting
power. And ...
... year, in which it won 43 of 45 seats, including one seat by Aung San Suu Kyi. She has been permitted to travel to an
conference in Thailand and made a trip to Europe where she was finally ...
2012 Conference of Montreal
... in the health sector, the equitable use of resources, welcoming immigrants, the free trade agreements and sustainable development. The 150
speakers will include: Alan Greenspan, former ...
Trying to do business in China
... in China, you already have to be thinking of how you can get out, if you need to. Dispute planning is essential.
private arbitration is a much better bet than relying on the Chinese court ...
Asia's Failed States
... decisions, an inability to provide reasonable public services, and the inability to interact with other states as a full member of the
community. The 12 indicators cover a wide range of state ...
Human Rights in Asia
is a tough judge of human rights in all countries. According to Amnesty, my home country "Australia continued to violate the rights of Indigenous Peoples, stripping essential services ...
Burma: some Nobel thoughts
community has a vital role to play. Development and humanitarian aid, bi-lateral agreements and investments should be coordinated and calibrated to ensure that these will promote social, ...
Views of Asia's next generation
... a variety of conflicts continue to tear apart the region. Whether
organizations will be able to help is debatable -- Asia already has an alphabet soup of organizations. Young Asians hunger ...
China: is “state capitalism” in crisis?
... Corporations?, drew
public attention to the concept of 'state capitalism', which was widely studied during the first half of Twentieth century but vanished from the end of the Second World ...
India's urban squalor
... Tamil Nadu to repair a runway at the
airport. The work complete, they decided to stay near the airport and its tantalizing construction possibilities. In an area with little unclaimed space, ...
... of Indian nuclear weapons. The "land of Bhārata" leads the emerging world in terms of multinational companies dominating
markets. Tata with its over 100 operating companies in communications ...
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... of cities and increase the population density of cities. Several Chinese cities are already quite densely populated by
standards, but for those that are not, further increases in density will ...
China's reform challenges
... investment; allowing open trade and investment policies that encourage technological catchup; and implementing industrial policies when market and coordination failures inhibit the development of
Why did Japan stop growing?
... to a leader in motor vehicles and electronics. Japan's growth was also export-oriented which meant that product standards had to be raised to
market standards. Japan benefited from open ...
Poverty in India
... multiple dimensions, most estimates of poverty are based on "poverty lines" which are defined by the minimum expenditure that an individual requires to meet his or her needs. Based on an
Australia: beware of Asian Century Hype
... and human rights abuses, and wants freedom. A deeply worrying governance problem in Asia is the rise of
economic crime, in the form of human trafficking, money laundering, counterfeiting ...
China's lack of global leadership
... spotlight at the World Economic Forum at Davos. Chinese leaders are much more preoccupied by domestic rather than
issues. Domestic stability is vital for the survival of the regime ...
Russia and the East
... demographic expansion to the region. Putin’s intentions as President according to what he wrote, is to bring the cooperation with China to a new level through employing the potentials of
Human security in Asia
... human security include the state, but also
organizations, NGOs and local communities -- in contrast to the idea of state security where the state has a monopoly on the rights and means to ...
Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
... services. Sure, there was more to these economies.
tourism had become a big driver in several countries like Thailand, and Malaysia. Hong Kong and Singapore emerged as important financial ...