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1. China's foreign investment
... set to be a record year. Although there has been much discussion of Chinese investment in Africa, over the past 8 years, the top four national destinations for China's outward investment have been Australia, ...
... a truly global economy, "economic globalization".  Many Latin American countries emerged from their debt crisis, opened markets and stablized their economies.  South Africa abolished apartheid.  Following ...
3. Globalization, development and culture
... and Taiwan), then South East Asia and China.  International trade and investment were powerful motors for economic development.  South America and especially Africa have substantially missed the globalization ...
4. Living on $2 a day
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... and Ruthven which analyses financial management by poor people in Bangladesh, India and South Africa. When you are living on $2 a day, you spend most of your money on the basics, especially food.  ...
5. Asia's information society
... case of Korea should be a source of inspiration to all countries.  Just half a century ago, its level of development was lower than many African countries.  But today Korea is the world’s most advanced ...
6. Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... alliances and partnerships with other countries.  In contrast, China's only real allies are countries, mainly African, which are dependent on China.  And even Burma, another China dependency, is now distancing ...
7. Food security in Asia
... are: US, Denmark, Norway, France, Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, Canada, Finland and Germany; while most of the bottom ten are from Africa, from the bottom up: Congo, Chad, Burundi, Haiti, Madagascar, ...
8. Asia's rising inequality
... are worse than Africa than Latin America.  Nevertheless, the level of the Gini coefficients in developing Asia are still on average lower than Africa or Latin America -- but much higher overall than OECD ...
9. Democracy in Asia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... political leadership in the developed world, dramatic change and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and rising social unrest throughout much of the world.  The popular uprisings in Tunisia ...
10. Living on $2 a day
... and Ruthven which analyses financial management by poor people in Bangladesh, India and South Africa. When you are living on $2 a day, you spend most of your money on the basics, especially food.  ...
11. Human Rights in Asia
... of political change blew in from the Middle East and North Africa, several governments in the Asia-Pacific region responded by increasing their efforts to retain power by repressing demands for human rights ...
12. Nobel hopes for China
... Nobel Committee has given four Prizes to South Africa.  All the Laureates came to Oslo, but the awards to Albert Lutuli in 1960 and to Desmond Tutu in 1984 provoked great outrage in the apartheid regime ...
13. Burma: some Nobel thoughts
... of such movements throughout Eastern Europe, Asia and Africa." So the Burmese people, who were one of the very first in modern times to rise up against their totalitarian regime, can now see signs of ...
14. Views of Asia's next generation
... and North Africa, young populations have sparked unprecedented changes to governments and societies.  The 2011 Arab Awakening was in part triggered by dissatisfaction with the ruling regimes and joblessness ...
15. China: is “state capitalism” in crisis?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... Africa to the Middle East to Latin America, Beijing is ever more considered a reliable business partner and a successful alternative to the economic liberalism preached by US. If we look at economics, ...
16. State capitalism
... have a strong mandarin culture, whereas South Africa and Brazil do not.  And everywhere state capitalism favors well-connected insiders over innovative outsiders.  In China, highly educated princelings ...
17. Poverty in India
... The ADB estimates that states like Orissa, Bihar, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand have poverty rates about double the national average, and rates so high that they rival the worst of sub-Saharan Africa. By ...
18. China's lack of global leadership
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... 90% is invoiced in foreign currencies, leaving China exposed to an exchange rate risk. Increasing amounts of these reserves are now the subject of foreign direct investment in Australia, Africa, Latin ...
19. Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
...  Thus, it was not surprising that most economists at the time saw few bright prospects for the Asian economy.  Resource-rich Africa was seen to have much brighter prospects. History has shown that these ...
20. Human development in Asia
... but also clearly ahead of Sub-Saharan Africa. Over the past three decades, both developing East Asia and the Pacific, and South Asia are the regions with the fastest rates of improvement, about a 1.4% ...
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