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1. China's foreign investment
... over the coming decade. An Asia Society report predicts that China will ship $1 to $2 trillion in direct investment abroad by 2020! A large share of this investment will go to Western countries. While ...
... And amidst the many debates over globalization, we came to realize that globalization was multidimensional.  In addition to economic globalization, a global society was emerging together with a globalization ...
3. Globalization, the word
... scientists by the 1960s.  Marshall McLuhan, a Canadian who analyzed the impact of mass media on society, coined the term “global village” in 1962.  Following the fall of the Berlin Wall, and the end ...
4. Japan in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... more family-friendly policies, which would probably increase the numbers of women interested in and able to work and contribute to society. Further, as Japan gets more and more developed, it needs to ...
5. Asia`s social development
Discussions in the Asia-Pacific focus substantially on the region's economic development.  Thankfully, the OECD's excellent publication "Society at a Glance: Asia/Pacific 2011" provides us with some much ...
6. Asia's information society
... than Korea. In its "Measuring the Information Society" report, the ITU releases the latest global ICT pricing and penetration data including an ICT Development Index (IDI).  The IDI measures ICT access, ...
7. Asia's low quality jobs
... FLA is a unique collaboration among companies, universities, and labor and human rights civil society organizations. The findings of FLA’s nearly month-long investigation revealed serious and pressing ...
8. Clinton on democracy in Asia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... a critical safety valve for society. It allows people to select their leaders, it gives those leaders legitimacy to make difficult but necessary decisions for the national good, and it lets those in the ...
9. Japan's governance problems
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... also requires a plurality of voices from different institutions, democratic politics, civil society organizations and the media to contribute to understanding such complexity and providing checks-and-balances.    ...
10. Democracy in China?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... As mentioned above, many argue that Chinese are more concerned with prosperity and stability than freedom.  And the Chinese Communist Party has co-opted the richer members of Chinese society by allowing ...
11. Tyranny in China and Russia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... order; predatory on their own society and dependent for their stability, not on institutions, but ... on the capacity of the economic machine to distribute enough riches to enough people." He has very ...
12. Sen on development on youtube
... society; (iii) flourishing markets are necessary, but in some instances, must be restrained.  (iv) we must also have redress against markets, when things go wrong -- in this context, freedom of information ...
13. Burma: some Nobel thoughts
... of all internal forces: the military, our ethnic nationalities, political parties, the media, civil society organizations, the business community and, most important of all, the general public ... the ...
14. State capitalism
... to strengthen the state and its elite members, rather than to serve the welfare of citizens and society, and thus may contain the seeds of its own destruction. State capitalism seems like an oxymoron.  ...
15. China's urbanization
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... enterprises and civil society organizations.  One way is to invite citizen participation in land use planning and zoning, which not only harnesses public creativity, but also reminds officials to look ...
... EIU's women's opportunity index is useful in that it estimates and confirms that which is obvious to the casual observer of Asian society, and reminds us only too vividly of the negative consequences. ...
17. Korea -- Asia's rising star
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... and to benefit from their many experiences.  Japan has experienced weak leadership for more than two decades, and its economy and society are suffering from it.  As the World Bank highlighted in its recent ...
18. China's reform challenges
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... be easy, it is essential for China to become a modern, harmonious, and creative high-income society. China's economic performance these past three decades has been spectacular.  Annual GDP growth rate ...
19. Why did Japan stop growing?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... the ire of international financial markets.  With the government and society having no clear vision for the country's great potential, it has not been possible to mobilize the country on a reform track. ...
20. Innovation Asia
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... social innovation etc. And it is not only the business sector that innovates.  The public sector and civil society organizations are also increasingly innovative.  But, for innovation to thrive, you ...
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