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Singapore in the Asian Century
... laurels if it wishes to converge and complete its catching-up process with the big leagues of the
countries. "Embracing globalisation and regional co-operation has helped bring Asia success. ...
Japan in the Asian Century
... this period, Japan reached convergence and the status of a highly
nation. Currently, Japan has a relatively high GDP per capita, yet its levels are below
nations, such as the United ...
... US and most other Western countries imposed sanctions. Most neighboring Asian countries pursued a policy of engagement, especially China which
very close economic and political ties. Burma ...
... that sometimes the power of profit can outweigh good intentions. Microfinance is not limited to developing nations, and Muhammad Yunis has stated that even
countries can benefit from it. One ...
Asia's information society
... movements like the Arab Spring and the second People Power Movement in the Philippines have been facilitated by ICT. Advanced countries tend to have the most
ICT sectors. But governments ...
Japan's governance problems
... the shoes of those who bear responsibility for this accident, the result may well have been the same." Japan's nuclear energy was
behind closed doors, without open democratic scrutiny: "Following ...
Democracy in Asia
... political leadership in the
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 ...
... The US and most other Western countries imposed sanctions. Most neighboring Asian countries pursued a policy of engagement, especially China which
very close economic and political ties. ...
Burma: some Nobel thoughts
... political and economic growth that is balanced and sustainable. The potential of our country is enormous. This should be nurtured and
to create not just a more prosperous but also a more harmonious, ...
Views of Asia's next generation
... for these basic needs. Second,
economies including Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, Korea and Hong Kong are facing the challenge of ageing and declining populations, which puts pressure on the nation's ...
... works closely with Chinese companies overseas. Thus, China and Russia have
their formula for state capitalism only in the past decade. State capitalism can claim some of the world's most powerful ...
Women's economic opportunity in Asia
... In North East Asia's most
countries of Japan and Korea, the dramatic consequences include: some of the very lowest birthrates in the world; a declining population in Japan, and a soon-to-be ...
Why did Japan stop growing?
... the 1980s, Japan went through a process of economic catchup. This was no mean feat because, although all less
countries have catchup potential, very few manage to succeed. In Japan's case, ...
Asia's uneven development
countries to be good development partners. The concern at the time was that, while globalization was a very positive force, too many people in developing countries were being bypassed by ...
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... the large cities of their countries -- in sharp contrast to the poverty that may prevail in the rest of their country. To explore innovation issues in depth, INSEAD has
a "Global Innovation ...
... poverty classifies those people whose income is less than, say, half the median of all income earners, as living in poverty, and is used as a measure of poverty in the
world. The Multidimensional ...
Beating global poverty?
... of other rich countries, that of a rising poverty rate. When we talk about poverty in
countries, we usually mean "relative poverty", not an "absolute poverty" measure of $1.25 a day. Relative ...
Will China overtake the US?
... down as their levels of economic development converge with those of advanced countries. Developing countries can even leapfrog
countries by skipping over technologies that have become obsolete, ...
An Indo-Pacific Strategy for Australia
Australia should 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 under
China, India and Indonesia -- safety first, please
... to do business. What about China? This communist state is ranked in the safest category, along with most
countries. DFAT merely advises that one "exercise normal safety precautions in China ...