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21. Trying to do business in China
... intellectual property (IP). For IP, China is a first to file country, and you must register your trade mark and patents.  But there are other ways to protect your IP -- such as by having a strong state-owned ...
22. America's Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... to grow more rapidly than the US population overall, and will triple in size to 41 million by 2050, accounting for close to 10 per cent of total. Asian immigrants first came to the U.S. in significant ...
23. Asia's Failed States
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... and reported by Foreign Policy. First, what is a failed state? Although there is no one accepted definition, according to the Fund for Peace a state that is failing has several attributes. One of ...
24. Nobel hopes for China
... in South Africa, before the applause broke out thanks to the awards to Nelson Mandela and F.W. de Klerk in 1993. So Liu Xiaobo, the first Chinese citizen to receive a Nobel Prize, is in distinguished ...
25. Burma: some Nobel thoughts
... to impose their authority through fear, repression and hatred. When the present Burmese struggle for democracy erupted onto the streets in 1988, it was the first of what became an international tidal wave ...
26. World Economy in Grave Danger
The world economy is in grave danger -- this is the main message from this week's Economist magazine.  And there is nothing I heard during the first day of the 2012 edition of the Conference of Montreal ...
27. Views of Asia's next generation
... Bangladeshi children with key nutrients otherwise missing from their diets. (iii) Demographics Asia faces two extreme demographic futures.  First, developing countries like India, Indonesia, Pakistan ...
28. China: is “state capitalism” in crisis?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... Corporations?, drew international public attention to the concept of 'state capitalism', which was widely studied during the first half of Twentieth century but vanished from the end of the Second World ...
29. India's paradoxes
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile, "Agni V".  It was capable of carrying a nuclear warhead for distances of up to 5000 kilometres, putting major Chinese cities within striking distance ...
30. China's urbanization
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... debts as they mortgage municipal landholdings to finance infrastructure through loans from commercial banks. There have been two main drivers of urbanization.  First, there is rural-urban migration.  ...
31. China's reform challenges
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... opposition. First, the most resistant group is likely to be vested interests, such as those enterprises that enjoy partial or full monoploy (or monopsony) in key markets as well as firms, groups, institutions, ...
... in consumer end products.  Japan could no longer compete in blow dryers and toasters. The first response of Japanese industry was to offshore large parts of manufacturing, beginning in the 1980s.  Today, ...
33. Why did Japan stop growing?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... Japan enjoyed a long period of modest growth in the first decade of the new millennium, buoyed by some reforms by the Koizumi government, and fast growth in China.  Koizumi's major contribution was cleaning ...
34. Poverty in India
... services and manufacturing sectors.     The first group substantially excluded from the benefits of growth are the three-quarters of Indians who live in rural areas, the majority of which work in the ...
35. Asia's uneven development
Asia has wowed the world with its massive reduction in the number of people living on less than $1.25 a day, the standard measure of extreme poverty.  The region has thus achieved the first Millennium ...
36. China's lack of global leadership
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... play a more active role.  First, although China has many things to gripe about in the global system it is still a great beneficiary of the system of open trade, investment and finance, and it does not ...
37. Innovation Asia
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... both China and India are leading in attracting foreign investment in R&D facilities. But first of all, what is innovation? The essence of innovation is the "new".  An innovation can be new to ...
38. Is China cracking?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... per capita is around $4000 a year. China's GDP per capita is already at that level, and has moved ahead of that of Korea in 1987 when it had its first democratic presidential election. What pushes a ...
39. Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... eighteenth and first half of the nineteenth century, even before the Meiji Restoration, Japan demonstrated its immense capacity for economic growth as it caught up with and overtook China in per capita ...
40. Beating global poverty?
... world as a whole had already attained by 2010 the first Millennium Development Goal of halving the 1990 incidence of extreme poverty by 2015. Let's take a look at the results by region: -- In 1981, ...
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