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21. America's Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... America's Asian Century! Reference: PewResearchCenter, Social & Demographis Trends.  The Rise of Asian Americans. http://www.pewsocialtrends.org/2012/06/19/the-rise-of-asian-americans/  ...
22. Asia's Failed States
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... economic and social pressures experienced by states.  It ranks 177 countries using 12 social, economic, and political indicators of pressure on the state, including such issues as uneven development, state ...
23. Human Rights in Asia
... Chinese authorities tortured detainees to extract “confessions” and promises to avoid using social media or speaking to journalists or others about their mistreatment. Here are some of Amnesty's reports ...
24. Burma: some Nobel thoughts
... international community has a vital role to play. Development and humanitarian aid, bi-lateral agreements and investments should be coordinated and calibrated to ensure that these will promote social, ...
25. World Economy in Grave Danger
... term, the US and other advanced economies face a massive social security and health bill for their ageing populations. In short, the world economy really is in grave danger, and there seems no simple ...
26. Views of Asia's next generation
... violence and social disruption.  Unevenly distributed economic growth offers uneven opportunities across peoples, translating into unevenly distributed income.  But in the long run, it is opportunity and ...
27. China's urbanization
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... of revenue to town governments, and also been a major source of corruption.  The land grabs have also provoked substantial protests and social instability.  Town governments have also amassed substantial ...
... more often denied credit, and endure social restrictions that limit their chances for advancement.  In some developing countries women still can cannot vote, own property or venture outside the home without ...
29. Korea -- Asia's rising star
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... very rapidly ageing population, threats to social cohesion, and the possibility of political change in North Korea.  The country that has done so so well, needs to lift its game even further to realize ...
30. China's reform challenges
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... was thus allowed to "grow out of the plan" until the administered material planning system gradually withered away. (ii) Balancing growth with social and macroeconomic stability.  This was absolutely ...
31. Poverty in India
... capita terms.  In reality, the main cause of its poor performance was its inward-looking, socialist policies. About twenty years ago, a financial crisis provided a trigger for launching reforms, which ...
32. Australia: beware of Asian Century Hype
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... to Western markets.  But rapid development has also been responsible for opening new fractures like social inequalities and tensions between more self-confident neighbours. All of these fractures have ...
33. Asia's uneven development
... in the health area?   (i)  addressing the social determinants of health such as gender, class, ethnicity, caste, language, and religion -- these can arise from ingrained social structures, norms and processes ...
34. China's lack of global leadership
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... are much weaker at the social sciences and humanities.  Moreover, China does not have the same argumentative cultural tradition as India.  Indian diplomats are very effective at presenting and debating ...
35. 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 ...
36. Is China cracking?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... launched a public spending spree on social housing, tree planting, and luring industry, and espoused Maoist policies, thereby appealing to public opinion, but challenging Beijing's neo-liberal orthodoxy. ...
37. Russia and the East
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... future as a great country with highly educated people, balanced social system, strong democracy, technically advanced army, and diversified and sustainable economy. In his last article which was published ...
38. Human security in Asia
... or so ago.  This economic insecurity is exacerbated by the general inadequacy of social safety nets in Asia. (ii) food security.  Thanks to Asia's dramatic reduction in poverty, a growing share of the ...
39. 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 ...
40. Beating global poverty?
... in large Japanese companies.  These factors have contributed to the rise of non-regular jobs, which today account for one-third of Japanese employment. An associated factor has been the lack of social ...
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