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Nobel hopes for China
... repression of basic human rights and imprisoning a man for eleven years for merely for expressing his opinions on how his country
be governed, is a sign of great political weakness. Like most of ...
Burma: some Nobel thoughts
... aspirations of the common people, …… it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights
be protected ...
Views of Asia's next generation
... not income that we
strive to equalize, and education is key. Poverty, along with weak and ineffective governments, means that the poor are by definition vulnerable to everything from natural ...
... so active on the world stage when there
be so many opportunities to develop their own country. May be it is in fact easier to do business overseas than at home? While India has achieved strong ...
... China's SAFE Investment Company and China Investment Corporation. One
never underestimate the political dimension of state capitalism. The Chinese Communist Party has cells in most big companies ...
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
be "smart" as well as rapid. Smart urbanization involves delivering adequate levels of public services -- especially health, education, transport, water and energy -- in ways and at prices that ...
China's reform challenges
... with the world economy, and needs to do so more in the future. Thus, China
increasingly play a central role in engaging with its partners in multilateral settings to shape the global governance ...
Why did Japan stop growing?
... the US/Japan Alliance, and the 2011 triple crisis. This means that vested interests can always raise their ugly head to block reform. "When you're in a hole, you
stop digging" is an old saying ...
Australia: beware of Asian Century Hype
... than $2 a day, and the majority of its much-vaunted middle class being in the lower middle class category (consumption of $2-4 a day). Where does all this leave Australia? The land "down-under"
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. Greater emphasis
now be placed on more equitable and inclusive ...
China's lack of global leadership
... why China
have an interest in global economic leadership. China is highly exposed to the global system in many ways, and certainly feels a victim of it. Indeed, some countries think of China as ...
Russia and the East
... Russia had a presidential election and as expected by many, Vladimir Putin was elected as President of the Russian Federation for the third time in its history. What Russia
expect from him as ...
Human security in Asia
... an important part of people's well-being, and therefore
be an objective of development. Lack of human security can have adverse consequences on economic growth, and therefore development. And ...
Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
... to keep the economy afloat by government spending. It built up a very large government debt, when it
have been doing the reverse because of its rapidly ageing population. More fundamentally, ...
Human development in Asia
The objective of development
be to create an enabling environment for people to enjoy long, healthy and creative lives. In other words, it's all about "human development". But what exactly is ...
Asian Century Hype
... has improved the lives of many Asians, and also improved the lives of people throughout the whole world. If good policies are maintained, this
continue because it is a process of economic catchup. ...
America and China: Asia's great powers
... much to learn in this regard in terms of building trust and soft power in its region. And America's allies and partners can't assume that the US will underwrite everything. They
not provoke China. The ...
Is Australia merely America's poodle in the Asia-Pacific?
... Australia has not been active or effective enough in communicating with China and Indonesia on these issues. So how
an Australian defense strategy, that served Australia's interests, rather than ...
Will China overtake the US?
... economy exceeds the American ecoomy. In fact, it
occur over the next decade. But could the level of Chinese economic development, as measured by GDP per capita, labor productivity or technological ...
An Indo-Pacific Strategy for Australia
be developing an "Indo-Pacific Strategy" involving the three giants of the region, China, India and the US, according to Rory Medcalf. But Australia's relationship with India is underdeveloped ...