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1. China's foreign investment
... for transacting and managing assets. Investing in a democratic country with critical media, stridant NGOs, and open political debates has proved to be a cultural shock for some Chinese enterprises. Then ...
2. Asian Migration
... to their country of origin as it provides economic opportunity, political and religious freedoms, and good conditions for raising children. Respondents rated their country of origin as being superior on ...
... my country, all mankind are my brethren, and to do good is my religion”.  These and many other thinkers should be a source of inspiration to us all today. Lastly, it will be important for you to become ...
4. Globalization, the word
... concern for suitability – customers will prefer its world-standardized products.” “So-called ethnic markets are a good example.  Chinese food, pita bread, country and western music, pizza and jazz are ...
5. Globalization, development and culture
... against the rest of the country. Then, it was thought that they perhaps Christian culture was the factor behind the superior economic performance of Western countries.  But then how could that explain ...
6. 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 ...
7. Singapore in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... if the Asian century is to become a reality. Each Asian country has a part to play in the future prosperity of Asia to make the scenario unfold according to expectations. In this paper, I wish to analyse ...
8. Japan in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... and hasten its growth, it will be left out of the Asian Century. If the Japanese government is really interested in promoting growth and change in the country, it needs to address many issues currently ...
9. America's Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... that nearly three-quarters of Asian-American adults were born abroad.  The six largest Asian-American groups by country of origin are Chinese Americans (4.0 million or 23 per cent of Asian Americans), ...
10. India's paradoxes
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
India is a land of many paradoxes.  It is a country of remarkable high technology, world class multinational companies, and a leader in business process offshoring.  But it is also a country with a corrupt ...
11. China's reform in a bind
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... money into the pockets of its citizens, whose share of national income has been declining for many years now, and who are saving to cover future health and retirement costs, as the country's population ...
12. Living on $2 a day
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
If you are living on more than $2 a day in a developing country, you are not living in poverty according to the World Bank.  Indeed, you are a lot better off than those poor people who live on less than ...
13. Burmese Days
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... democracy, and was considered to be the South East Asia country with the brightest future.  Under British rule, it had been the wealthiest country in Southeast Asia, was the world's largest exporter of ...
14. Culture Wise China
... in China and the Chinese at work; transportation from bicycles to high speed trains; the Chinese at play which usually involves food and drink; retail therapy in a country with the world's largest supermarket; ...
15. Economic growth prospects in Asia
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... Bank examines the region's process of economic catchup (convergence).   Any country with a low level of development relative to its long-run or steady-state potential can realize that potential if ...
16. Human capital in Asia
... years.  Much of this exodus is driven by parents' desire to have their children become fluent in English, a highly prized ability in a country well aware of its need to ccompte in a globalized economy. ...
17. Asia's information society
... Kong, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Netherlands and the UK.  Germany comes in 15th and the US only 17th. Korea has been a leader in terms of ICT diffusion and uptake for many years.  The country has made ICTs ...
18. Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... rival the US.  This is a unique situation as we have not had for 200 years a developing country as the world's dominant country.  Moreover, Westerners assume that modernization means westernization -- ...
19. Asia's low quality jobs
... capita income.  There are however exceptions.  India has a much higher rate of informal employment (82%) than expected for a country at its level of per capita income -- India has been slow at creating ...
20. Natural disasters in Asia
Japan's triple disaster (earthquake, tsunami and nuclear crisis) of 11 March 2011 provided a harsh reminder that no country is without risk of being hit by natural disasters which wreak havoc without discrimination, ...
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