.Change and innovation
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Democracy in China?
... that Confucianism's emphasis on education and tolerance are fully consistent with education. In any event, two Confucian countries, Taiwan and
, have made remarkable transformations from autocratic ...
Asian Century on Youtube
... Asia's GDP, namely, China, India, Indonesia, Japan,
, Malaysia and Thailand. But to achieve this Asian Century, Asia must confront mega-challenges like inequities, overcoming the middle-income trap, ...
... is also concerned about its links with North
, which may be exporting advanced military technology to Burma. And lastly, the generals may have been worried that their days were numbered. Repressed ...
America's Asian Century
... Filipino Americans (3.4 million or 20 per cent), Indian Americans (3.2 million or 18 per cent), Vietnamese Americans (1.7 million or 10 per cent),
n Americans (1.7 million or 10 per cent) and Japanese ...
Asia's Failed States
... 177th, you have to look a good way down the list to find the best ranked Asian countries. They are Singapore 157th, South
156th, Japan 151st, Mongolia 129th, Brunei 123rd, Malaysia 110th, Vietnam ...
Human Rights in Asia
... crisis increased the country’s leverage in the domain of global human rights – mostly for the worse. If there is one country that is worse than China, it is: North
The year ended with Kim Jong-un ...
Views of Asia's next generation
... for these basic needs. Second, developed economies including Japan, Singapore, Taiwan,
and Hong Kong are facing the challenge of ageing and declining populations, which puts pressure on the nation's ...
... infant industries with tariffs. Then there are the cases of Germany in the 1870s, or Japan and
in the 1950s. Even Britain, the crucible of free-trade thinking, created a giant national champion ...
Women's economic opportunity in Asia
... 34th, and
35th. Asia's poorer countries are much further down the list -- Thailand 48th, Malaysia 49th, Philippines 63rd, China 65th, Sri Lanka 73rd, Vietnam 79th, Indonesia 82nd, India 84th, Cambodia ...
Korea -- Asia's rising star
Japan's economy has been in a deep funk for two decades. China is in desperate need of a new economic and political model. At the same time,
keeps going from strength to strength, and is on track ...
China's reform challenges
... by other countries like Japan,
, Taiwan and Singapore. This makes the role of government relatively straightforward -- providing roads, railways, energy, and other infrastructure to complement private ...
Japanese business -- from old to new Japan
... equipment that feed into end products we value so much, namely electronic gadgets that are assembled in Taiwan, South
, and China. What is mostly exported from Japan now are highly innovative, ...
Why did Japan stop growing?
... with little pressure for reform. The status quo has been mostly satisfactory. In contrast to
, it has long had a current account surplus and large external assets, which have protected it from ...
Australia: beware of Asian Century Hype
... -- like women and youth (especially in Japan and
), lower caste citizens in India, and indigenous peoples in many countries. Effective democratic governance, which is essential to become an advanced ...
Asia's uneven development
, Indonesia, and India are all improving too slowly to achieve this MDG by 2015. The MDGs are also ambitious in the areas of maternal mortality, skilled birth attendance and antenatal care. But ...
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... and Hong Kong are among the world's leaders in innovation.
has now forged ahead of Japan to be the Asia's third most innovative country. India is carving out a role in "frugal innovation". And ...
Is China cracking?
... per capita is around $4000 a year. China's GDP per capita is already at that level, and has moved ahead of that of
in 1987 when it had its first democratic presidential election. What pushes a ...
Human security in Asia
... is also experienced by ethic minorities like the inhabitants of West Papua in Indonesia, and the Tibetans and the Uyghurs in China. (viii) political security. With Japan,
and Taiwan being the ...
Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
... War 2. Much of the rest of East Asia had also suffered greatly through the war, and was in the midst of throwing off colonial powers. And the
n peninsula was on the verge of its destructive war. ...
Human development in Asia
... average annual rate of increase. On a country basis, the results are: -- Five Asian countries make it into the "very high human development" group, namely, Japan (12th), Hong Kong (13th),