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China's foreign investment
... indeed from most of the planet) -- communist politics, state capitalism, weak rule of law, weak corporate governance and limited respect for
rights. As its own leadership recognizes, corruption within ...
Globalization and the challenges of our youth
... way, to protect our common security and advance our common
ity". As members of society's future leaders, you should also seek to contribute to solving problems like global poverty which sadly afflict ...
Globalization, development and culture
... and comparative advantage of the US economy. But let's hope that this cultural trait does not change Reference:
Development Report 2004 -- Cultural liberty in today's diverse world, United ...
... Newt Gingrich, American politician (AD 2009). But as Mark Gerzon argues in his book, “Global Citizens”, the world of today is in desperate need of global citizens. We
beings are now challenged ...
Singapore in the Asian Century
... of its
Development Index, even if it does place at the very top among countries in Asia and the Pacific. Singapore must improve the education of its population if it is to join the countries in ...
Japan in the Asian Century
... below many undeveloped countries. In order to re-start the economy, Japan needs to increase its production and use of
capital. By preventing women from participating in the economy, through lack ...
... leaders and business associates. In fact, local populations have suffered through the environmental damage and
rights abuses associated with these developments. One controversial project has been ...
Culture Wise China
... their values and ethics, and national icons; the administrative complexities of getting started in China; breaking the ice in
relations with the Chinese; dealing with the language barrier; working ...
Economic growth prospects in Asia
... it employs sound policies and institutions. This means that a poorer country is expected to grow faster than a higher income country as it can build up physical and
capital, and technology. In ...
Human capital in Asia
Analysts of Asia's economic miracle always cite the region's
capital as one of the main drivers. But what are the facts behind this claim? Asian Development Bank Analysis In fact, emerging ...
Asia`s social development
... feedback loop as low investments in
capital will ultimately undermine economic growth Reference: OECD. Society at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2011 http://www.oecd.org/document/2/0,3746,en_2649_33933_49233154_1_1_1_1,00.html ...
Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
... itself from China because it does not like being dominated by China. America and the West can also rule the world because they have values and ethics like pluralist democracy, respect for
Asia's low quality jobs
... recruitment costs, worker abuse, exploitation, and cases of forced labour and
trafficking. There are particular problems with regard to freedom of association and the poor record of ratification ...
Natural disasters in Asia
... cannot physically stop the occurrence of natural disasters. But how can we reduce risk? In short, by following page 54 of the Boy Scout Handbook: "Be Prepared"! But while global
itarian assistance ...
Food security in Asia
... warned us of the most basic of all
insecurities, "food insecurity". What does food (in)security actually mean? The UN Food and Agriculture Organization defines food security as the situation ...
Asia's rising inequality
... (i) increasing skill premiums and returns to
capital. The emergence of vast new economic opportunities, unleashed by trade and financial integration, technological progress, and market-oriented ...
Japan's governance problems
... by a more effective
response. The first point that the Commission emphasized was Japanese culture: "... this was a disaster “Made in Japan”. Its fundamental causes are to be found in the ingrained ...
Democracy in Asia
... "a profoundly man-made disaster", and that the disaster "could and should have been foreseen and prevented" and its effects should have been "mitigated by a more effective
response". This report, ...
Democracy in China?
... In particular, they are very well aware of China's massive gaps betwen rich and poor, grotesque corruption,
rights abuses and other abuses of power. Also, notwithstanding their Confucian culture, Chinese ...
Sen on development on youtube
... of "development as freedom". For Sen, development is all about the expansion of
freedoms, about people gaining freedom to control their lives. This means removing the "deprivations" that plague ...