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21. Views of Asia's next generation
...  (i) Education While Westerners are in awe of Asia's education test scores, Asia's "tiger cubs" see all-too-closely the many problems of Asia's schooling.  Most Asian schools are focused on stuffing ...
22. India's urban squalor
... her hopes; and education.  Several dozen parents in the slum were getting by on roti and salt in order to pay private school tuition." "In the last five years, more than one hundred schools had opened ...
23. India's paradoxes
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... a day, giving it a similar level of poverty to Bangladesh and Pakistan.  Alarming disparities exist across the population in terms of health and nutritional status, education and skills, as well as access ...
24. China's urbanization
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... entitled to employment in cities, largely with state-owned enterprises or government agencies that provided full housing, healthcare and education services. Under this two-tier management system, agricultural-registered ...
... customs and attitudes that prevent women from participating in the workforce under the same conditions as men.  In many countries, women have fewer educational and employment opportunities than men, are ...
26. Korea -- Asia's rising star
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... industrial structure.  The economy benefited from an export-oriented strategy, good education and sound macroeconomic management. The development strategy initially focused on the country's comparative ...
27. China's reform challenges
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... no longer restricts movement of labor from rural to urban areas, rural migrants without urban hukous are still denied access to social entitlements that urban resdients receive, like health care, education ...
28. Poverty in India
... education and skills, as well as access to clean water and sanitation. India's poverty problem is simple.  The country's growth has not been "inclusive", meaning that it has not created opportunities ...
29. Australia: beware of Asian Century Hype
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... and industrialising economies need Australia's natural resources, and have a strong demand for our education and tourist services.  This "love affair" between Australia and Asia has only intensified in ...
30. Asia's uneven development
... Development Goal well ahead of the 2015 deadline. But on many other scores like health, nutrition and education, the region is lagging behind... Regarding issues like political freedom and respect ...
31. Is China cracking?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... country towards democracy?  As development progresses, so usually does a country's level of education.  And a more educated public would typically prefer to have a say in the choice of its own government. ...
32. Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... role in providing infrastructure, education and social housing. Japan's success was so stunning that it began to be perceived as a threat.  In 1985, its G7 partners pushed it to raise the value of its ...
33. Human development in Asia
... Australia, Netherlands, and United States.  New Zealand comes in fifth, ahead of a number of countries with higher gross national income, thanks to its high life expectancy and good education performance. ...
34. Multidimensional poverty
... Poverty Index estimated by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) is based on the multiple "deprivations" that a poor person faces with respect to education, health and living standards. ...
35. Urbanization in Asia -- 12 things to know in 2012
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... young people with higher levels of education greater opportunities to integrate into urban life than they do for the less educated.  Education, especially for females, is a key driver in accessing the ...
36. Whither China's economy?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... national pie could take the form of more social welfare benefits like unemployment insurance, education, health and so on -- of which they receive very little and which encourages them to keep high savings, ...
37. Asia's services challenges
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... hamburgers at McDonalds are low-skilled, many service jobs require the highest of skills -- in sectors like finance, health, education, research, engineering, telecommunications, logistics, and so on. ...
38. Will China overtake the US?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... components to multinational enterprises, and meeting their product standards. Second, catchup economies have developed education systems that could provide not only a universal primary and secondaru ...
39. An Indo-Pacific Strategy for Australia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... economy, and Australia's biggest export destination, with exports concentrated on iron ore, tourism and education services.  Chinese investments in Australia are also growing rapidly, although the US still ...
40. Youth and development in Asia
... us in its 2007 World Development Report. First, we should broaden the opportunities for developing human capital by expanding access to and improving the quality of education and health services, by ...
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