.Change and innovation
Total: 52 results found.
Page 2 of 3
Democracy in Asia
... political leadership in the developed world, dramatic change and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and rising social unrest throughout
of the world. The popular uprisings in Tunisia ...
Democracy in China?
... them to join the Party, meaning that they are not likely to oppose the current system from which they benefit.
of this speculation ignores how the world has changed, and some of the lessons of the ...
Tyranny in China and Russia
... and minority rights– ever provide a rationale for outside interference, and make sure all your citizens, whatever their language or origins, never forget how
their own personal freedom depends on ...
Sen on development on youtube
Amartya Sen explains his views on development in a couple of film clips. They are very
worth watching. In the first short film clip, Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen explains his conception ...
Asian Century on Youtube
... GDP, not
less than its 60 per cent share before the Industrial Revolution. This is what the "Asian Century" is all about. It would be driven by seven economies, which account for 85 per cent of ...
... the country's gems. What are the prospects for Burma? There is
international excitement about the dramatic changes in Burma. The international community is now rushing to provide support, and ...
Living on $2 a day
... in unpredictable daily amounts. One-fifth of the $70 was spent on rent (not always paid on time), and
of the rest went toward the most basic necessities of life -- food and the means to prepare it. ...
Trying to do business in China
... and that's not easy. For example, yes does not necessarily mean that you have a deal, it can mean yes we understand. Chinese have a
less rigid view of contracts. For Westerners contract is the ...
America's Asian Century
... have sent money to home in the past year. About half of Filipinos (52 per cent) also say they sent remittances home in the past year. By contrast, Japanese (12 per cent) and Koreans (16 per cent) are
Nobel hopes for China
... In 2003, Shirin Ebadi received the Nobel Peace Prize. She came.
could be said of the reaction of the Iranian authorities, but the Iranian Ambassador did in fact attend the ceremony. The Norwegian ...
Burma: some Nobel thoughts
... fled; that of the Buddhist monks, beaten and dishonoured." "We must also remember that the lonely struggle taking place in a heavily guarded compound in Rangoon is part of the
larger struggle, worldwide, ...
Views of Asia's next generation
... initiated by the Asia Business Council, Time magazine, and the National University of Singapore. There is very
food for thought for Asia's leaders. A new generation is coming to power in Asia. ...
... studied information technology in the US and elsewhere. But India's growth prospects now look
weaker. It is faced with the Indian reality of corrupt and incompetent politics, bureaucracy and red ...
The Economist on China
... Spending on plant, machinery, buildings and infrastructure accounted for about half of China's GDP in 2011. But too
of this investment is undertaken by state-owned enterprises (SOEs) which benefit ...
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... this city-size group is skewed somewhat by Shenzhen and Dongguan There is a
larger group of 61 metropolises of 1-5 million residents each, which accounts for the largest share of China's urban population, ...
Women's economic opportunity in Asia
... 34th, and Korea 35th. Asia's poorer countries are
further down the list -- Thailand 48th, Malaysia 49th, Philippines 63rd, China 65th, Sri Lanka 73rd, Vietnam 79th, Indonesia 82nd, India 84th, Cambodia ...
China's reform challenges
... old before it becomes rich. The world economy on which China has depended for its economic development will likely remain
more dangerous phase for a number of years. Further financial crises cannot ...
Japanese business -- from old to new Japan
... equipment that feed into end products we value so
, namely electronic gadgets that are assembled in Taiwan, South Korea, and China. What is mostly exported from Japan now are highly innovative, ...
Why did Japan stop growing?
... the value of the yen. This led to a hollowing out of
of its manufacturing sector. For example, motor vehicle producers shifted production to export markets, including in the US and EU. And labor-intensive ...
Poverty in India
... poverty in this country. For
of the post-war era, India's period of independence, the country was condemned to the "Hindu rate of growth" of about 3 1/2%, or little more than 1% a year in per ...