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1. China's foreign investment
... OECD, China is assessed to have the highest FDI regulatory restrictiveness ranking of the 54 countries covered, and much higher than Australia, Canada or the US. In other words, the Chinese government ...
2. Asian Migration
... rate of migrants from other regions, and substantially higher than natives of OECD countries, the group of the world's most advanced countries. China, India and the Philippines have been the leading sources ...
3. Whither Obama, the global president?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... What could further weaken Obama's position?  There will be another jobs report on the Friday before the election (the previous one was relatively positive.  There could always be a surprise foreign policy ...
... and developing countries -- which were very weakly integrated, even if Korea, Taiwan, Singapore and Hong Kong had already started their dramatic rise. And when my mother visited West Berlin in 1988, ...
5. Globalization, the word
... through flows of goods and services, capital and labour – in other words, a global market.  But the word globalization can apply to global culture, global society, global community, global ideas, global ...
6. Singapore in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... the lowest among 222 countries, which could be a problem in a near future as the population ages and the burden become heavy on a small group of working adults in another generation or so. Four different ...
7. Japan in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... while Japan grew only 1% between 1995 and 2008. If this dismal growth rate continues, in the long run, China and other fast growing nations will outpace and outcompete Japan. The Japanese government has ...
8. America's Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
Pundits and policy wonks the world over are predicting that the 21st century will be the "Asian Century". But there is another alternative or parallel scenario by which migration of highly skilled Asians ...
9. India's paradoxes
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... another crisis before we see a new wave of reform in India. References: Pota, Viks.  India Inc.  How India's Top Ten Entrepreneurs are Winning Globally. http://www.indiaincthebook.com/ Transparency ...
10. China's reform in a bind
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... land, energy and other inputs. The case for reducing the SOEs' benefits is strong.  But the management leaders of these SOEs are generally members of the Chinese Communist Party, whose political connections ...
11. Living on $2 a day
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... in the informal sector.  Thus, you make more on some days, less on others, and often get no income at all.  The government offers you very limited help, and when it does, the quality of assistance is apt ...
12. Burmese Days
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... US and most other Western countries imposed sanctions.  Most neighboring Asian countries pursued a policy of engagement, especially China which developed very close economic and political ties.  Burma ...
13. Culture Wise China
... If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart".  But never lose your temper or say harsh things to a Chinese person in front of other people, because you will both lose face.    In business, ...
14. Microfinance today
... to these individuals, microcredit lenders tend to rely on borrower groups. For example, a bank will assemble a group of 7 local women, but only lend to two, with the condition that the others will only ...
15. Human capital in Asia
... Asia has shown strong growth in educational attainment in the past 4 decades compared with other regions, according to analysis by the Asian Development Bank.  In 2010, its population aged 15 and over ...
16. Asia's information society
Korea is the world’s most advanced ICT economy, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), surpassing many other economies with higher levels of overall economic development.  Information ...
17. Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... is fundamentally different from other great powers like the US, India or Brazil which are multicultural.  Without China's Han cultural identity, the country (and civilization) China could not have held ...
18. Asia's low quality jobs
... merely 3.6% of the total manufacturing cost.  In fact, Apple is not the only major customer of Foxconn.  Others include: Amazon.com, Cisco, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Microsoft, Motorola Mobility, Nintendo, ...
19. Asia's rising inequality
... -- technological change, globalization and market-oriented reform -- which have also driven inequality. The ADB proposes three other lines of action.  First, fiscal policy can be used for increasing ...
20. Clinton on democracy in Asia
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... conscience of her nation, is now able to speak freely and take her rightful place serving in parliament." "These and other achievements across the region show what is possible. And they stand in stark ...
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