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1. China's foreign investment
... of a trend, but rather the end of a trend". At the same time, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper laid out new, more stringent guidelines for future takeover bids by SOEs. Harper said, "Canadians ...
2. Asian Migration
... migration for skilled workers, especially students. It is estimated that there are more than 1 million skilled migrants and their families currently residing in the US on temporary work visas. New York ...
3. Whither Obama, the global president?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
...  One thing that may, however, play in Obama's favor is a "CNN" effect.  With CNN's need to be constantly selling new stories, it can help shift sentiment as it seeks to create a new angle of the news ...
4. Globalization, the word
... a recombining of the economic and social forces on a new territorial dimension -- World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General, Pascal Lamy . the growing integration of economies and societies around ...
5. Global citizens
As the following three quotes highlight, the concept of a global citizen is not new. “I am a citizen of the world”, Diogenes Laertius, Greek philosopher (AD 220).  “The world is my country, all mankind ...
6. Singapore in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... Century is said to be the Asian Century. We are now twelve years into the new millennium and, although Asia can glorify itself with major achievements, more needs to be done and Asia cannot rest on its ...
7. Japan in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... as Boston, San Francisco, and New York (1st, 2nd, and 4th, respectively), and Hong Kong (15th). If Japan wants to remain as one of the top economies, it needs to become more innovative in areas like ...
8. America's Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... to the economically punch-drunk America rejuvenates that economy, and launches it off on a new Asian-driven America century. What is the Asian Century hypothesis?  For half a century now, Asia has ...
9. India's paradoxes
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... another crisis before we see a new wave of reform in India. References: Pota, Viks.  India Inc.  How India's Top Ten Entrepreneurs are Winning Globally. http://www.indiaincthebook.com/ Transparency ...
10. Burmese Days
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... internal socialism and external isolationism.  A popular uprising in 1988 brought to power a new group of generals who wanted to abandon these policies.  They held an election in 1990 which was won by ...
11. Culture Wise China
... and adjust to the new culture; and lastly, reverse culture shock when you feel like a foreigner in your own home. But Chinese President Hu Jintao's exhortation for government officials to be aware of ...
12. Microfinance today
... from a microbanking crisis. Lenders were not socially responsible, offering loans that they knew were too large to be repaid, charging high interest rates of loans, and overburdening borrowers with multiple ...
13. Asia`s social development
... spending.  For the advanced economies, it ranges from $1,800 a person per year for Singapore to $3,400 for Australia, with Japan, New Zealand and Korea in between.  If you're a citizen of one of the emerging ...
14. Asia's information society
... countries. A new digital divide is unfolding between those with high-speed/capacity/quality access – as is the case in many high-income countries – and those with lower speed/capacity/quality access, ...
15. Asia's low quality jobs
... of low-skilled labor, wages and job quality have been kept relatively low, and the enterprises leading these new manufacturing activities have been able to make large profits.  Globalization has added ...
16. Asia's rising inequality
...  (i) increasing skill premiums and returns to human capital.  The emergence of vast new economic opportunities, unleashed by trade and financial integration, technological progress, and market-oriented ...
17. Clinton on democracy in Asia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... democracy ... is not only the right thing to do, but the smart thing as well. Democracies are more stable, more capable partners with vibrant open economies that can foster innovation and new ideas, and ...
18. Japan's governance problems
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... Curtis, Culture does not explain this painfully slow response in setting up a new independent nuclear regulatory authority, "politics do".  He sees parallels between the manmade causes of and responses ...
19. Democracy in Asia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... and cover 31 per cent of the countries and 38 per cent of population. The world's ten most democratic countries are Norway, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, New Zealand, Australia, Switzerland, Canada, Finland, ...
20. Democracy in China?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... CY Leung as the territory's new leader.  On this occasion, the annual pro-democracy march through the streets of Hong Kong was bolstered by anger towards Beijing.  Estimates of those who attended the rally ...
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