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1. China's foreign investment
(Panorama/Investment)
Foreign direct investment (FDI) coming from Chinese enterprises, especially state-owned enterprises (SOEs), is making waves in countries like Australia, Canada and the United States. In Canada recently, ...
2. Asian Migration
(Panorama/Migration)
... (or acquiring citizenship or permanent residency) as a hedge against possible future instability. This is certainly corroborated by the growing Chinese investment in real estate in these same countries, ...
3. Whither Obama, the global president?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
...  Jacobson took us through the numbers.  Obama already has a solid 237 electoral college votes, and Romney 206.  For the 8 undecided states, Obama seems to have the edge.  While there will be some changes, ...
... United States and the United Kingdom. US Chairman of the Federal Reserve once called this period as "The Great Moderation" and OECD Secretary-General Donald Johnston referred to it as the "Age of Globalization".  ...
5. Global citizens
(Panorama/Globalization)
... thoughts of an ageing hippy. But it really is more powerful than many think.  For example, his own country, the United States of America is in desperate of globalizing its thinking and mindset.  Only ...
6. Singapore in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... economic and social portrait of the country and compare it to the United States in some cases as the US represents the ultimate to goal to catch up to. Singapore is a country of about just over 5 million ...
7. Japan in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... States and Australia. Further, Japan has very high life expectancy and very low infant and child mortality. This places Japan at the same level of development as Western nations. Japan achieved all this ...
8. America's Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... PewResearchCenter publication, "The Rise of Asian Americans".  After all, the growth and dynamism of the United States has always been driven by successive waves of immigration.  And today, Asian Americans ...
9. China's reform in a bind
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... on the great benefits that state-owned enterprises (SOEs) enjoy -- benefits like virtual exemption from paying taxes and dividends, privileged access to bank finance, and artificially low prices for their ...
10. Burmese Days
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... to personally accept her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize. Western countries have responded very quickly with promises to lift sanctions.  US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visited Burma in December 2011, ...
11. Microfinance today
(Panorama/Finance)
... services, and there is a rapidly growing middle class. This middle class is not the same as the middle class of the United States and western nations. Being middle class in Asia can mean simply living ...
12. 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 ...
13. Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... but China is not like the West and will not become like the West. Jacques offers three building blocks for understanding China.  First, China is a "civilization state" more than a nation state.  While ...
14. Asia's low quality jobs
(Panorama/Society)
...  Asian Development Bank Institute.  ADBI Working Paper Series. How the iPhone Widens the United. States Trade Deficit with the. People's Republic of China. Yuqing Xing and Neal Detert. http://www.adbi.org/files/2010.12.14.wp257.iphone.widens.us.trade.deficit.prc.pdf ...
15. Asia's rising inequality
(Panorama/Society)
... next generation.   Does inequality matter?  After all, the United States, the richest and most powerful country in the world, is also one of the most unequal.  Of the OECD's 34 member countries, the US ...
16. Clinton on democracy in Asia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... great thoughts and words.      Reference:  US Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton.  Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia July 9, 2012 Remarks to the Launch of Leaders Engaged in New Democracies ...
17. Japan's governance problems
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... given to the on-site workers concerning the state of emergency within the necessary time frame, a more effective accident response would have been possible." "Japan’s regulators need to shed the insular ...
18. China's reform in a bind
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... on the great benefits that state-owned enterprises (SOEs) enjoy -- benefits like virtual exemption from paying taxes and dividends, privileged access to bank finance, and artificially low prices for their ...
19. Democracy in China?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... to the group above the individual, and because of its family-oriented, patriarchal traditions, and its absence of a legal framework that stands above the state. Against that Francis Fukuyama has noted ...
20. Tyranny in China and Russia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... no one’s property is safe; a petro-state that leaves millions so poor they remember Soviet times with nostalgia; a state ruled by a former secret police agent whose only contact with a liberal Western ...
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