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China's foreign investment
Foreign direct investment (FDI) coming from Chinese enterprises, especially state-owned enterprises (SOEs), is making waves in
like Australia, Canada and the United States. In Canada recently, ...
... "stock" of migrants from Asia accounts for 17 per cent of all migrants in the advanced OECD
(over 15 million). But these migrants are concentrated in just a few locations, with half in the US ...
Whither Obama, the global president?
... ratings for US President Barack Obama than Republican challenger Mitt Romney. An average of 50% favoured Mr Obama, with 9% for Mr Romney, in the survey of 21,797 people in 21
. Only Pakistan's ...
Globalization and the challenges of our youth
... and developing
-- which were very weakly integrated, even if Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong had already started their dramatic rise. And when my mother visited West Berlin in 1988, ...
Globalization, the word
... information and the results of research flow readily between
– Oxford Dictionary of Economics. . the present worldwide drive toward a globalized economic system dominated by supranational corporate ...
Globalization, development and culture
... has enormous intuitive appeal. First, let's turn to Max Weber and his theory of the Protestant work ethic as a key factor explaning successful growth in capitalist
. It seemed a good idea for ...
... crisis has also pulled this somewhat apart, as responsible northerners are having to bail out financially reckless Mediterranean
. Ultimately, the citizens of smaller
will always be ...
Singapore in the Asian Century
... laurels if it wishes to converge and complete its catching-up process with the big leagues of the developed
. "Embracing globalisation and regional co-operation has helped bring Asia success. ...
Japan in the Asian Century
... rate seems miniscule. Naturally, as
develop, their growth rates slow as they can no longer just imitate other nations to grow. However, even when compared to its developed neighbor, Korea, which ...
America's Asian Century
... accounts for almost 60 per cent of the world's population. And as most advanced OECD
in the economic doldrums, with the notable exceptions of Canada and Australia, dynamically emerging Asia ...
... giant. Ranbaxy is India's largest pharma company, and is now in the global top 10 generics companies with exports to 150
. Biocon is Asia's largest biotechnology company, the world's largest ...
... US and most other Western
imposed sanctions. Most neighboring Asian
pursued a policy of engagement, especially China which developed very close economic and political ties. Burma ...
... China to access financial services than it is for the poor in many other
. This reduces the demand for microfinance banks. Due to these challenges, the Chinese government has emerged as the largest ...
Economic growth prospects in Asia
... high growth rates these past few decades, this is a reflection of how far behind China was, as well as of course its excellent policy reforms. Poorer
can absorb knowledge and technology ...
Human capital in Asia
... had an average 7 years of schooling, up by 4.1 years from just 2.9 years in 1970. By contrast, in the same period, the high-income
raised their average years of schooling by 3.3 years (from 7.7 ...
Asia`s social development
... Macao and Korea being at 80 years or above. Then there is a jump down to the mid-70s for Malaysia, Vietnam, Sri Lanka and China. ASEAN's populous
of the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand ...
Asia's information society
... movements like the Arab Spring and the second People Power Movement in the Philippines have been facilitated by ICT. Advanced
tend to have the most developed ICT sectors. But governments ...
Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
... together. With this comes, of course, the Chinese attitude of cultural superiority, and disrespect of other
, especially its neighbors. Third, the Chinese state is the embodiment of Chinese ...
Asia's low quality jobs
... of informal employment. Workers in the informal sector in developing
are considered to have "low quality" jobs because they typically do not have a formal contract, job security or social security. ...
Natural disasters in Asia
with weak governance and economies get hit the most. The poor tend to live in more exposed areas and have vulnerable livelihoods and few resources to fall back on. A major disaster can derail ...