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21. 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 ...
22. Asia's Failed States
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... decisions, an inability to provide reasonable public services, and the inability to interact with other states as a full member of the international community. The 12 indicators cover a wide range of state ...
23. Human Rights in Asia
... reports of the existence of numerous prison camps where arbitrary detention, forced labour, and torture and other ill-treatment were rife. Executions, including public executions, persisted. Collective ...
24. Nobel hopes for China
... a new constitution, an independent judiciary, the election of public officials and a guarantee of human rights. Charter 08 has now collected several thousand signatures from Chinese citizens from all ...
25. Burma: some Nobel thoughts
... of all internal forces: the military, our ethnic nationalities, political parties, the media, civil society organizations, the business community and, most important of all, the general public ... the ...
26. 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 ...
27. India's urban squalor
... border, the place was bedlam most nights: people fighting, cooking, flirting, bathing, tending goats, playing cricket, waiting for water at a public tap, lining up outside a little brothel, or sleeping ...
28. China's urbanization
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
... 2030.  Let's have a quick look at the trends and issues. When the People's Republic of China was established in 1949, the country embarked on a national strategy of intensive industrialization, modelled ...
29. Korea -- Asia's rising star
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... seek to keep its economy afloat on frequent fiscal stimulus.  Korea's public debt of 33% of GDP is the envy of most advanced OECD countries (whose average is 100%), and most notably the envy of Japan which ...
30. China's reform challenges
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... to quality public services, particularly those that hep accumulate human capital and increase public participation in the development process.  One such factor is the hukou system.  While the hukou system ...
31. Why did Japan stop growing?
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... productive potential.  90% of public spending between 1993 and 2002 was on the types of projects which were already unproductive by the start of the 1990s -- notably: roads, harbors, and airports; agricultural-related ...
32. Australia: beware of Asian Century Hype
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... economy has been in a deep funk for two decades.  Japan never made the transition to a domestic-demand and innovation-driven economy.  Rather it spent its way to a massive public debt, and failed to prepare ...
33. China's lack of global leadership
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... public enemy number 1!   For example, of all the anti-dumping cases brought to the World Trade Organisation this past decade, fully one-quarter of them have been leveled against China.  Management ...
34. 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 ...
35. 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. ...
36. Russia and the East
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... president, Putin tried to explain in his seven publications in local newspapers written before the election that looked like his presidential program for next six years.  Putin talked a lot about Russia’s ...
37. Human security in Asia
... restrictions on freedom of the media and Internet freedom.  Some governments, notably China, also try hard to manipulate public opinion through hyper-nationalistic discourse. Overall, the human security ...
38. Reassessing Asia's economic miracle
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... go quickly back to the beginning.  When Chairman Mao Zedong proclaimed the People's Republic of China on 1 Ocober 1949, after the Chinese Communist Party's victory in the country's civil war, he was presiding ...
39. Multidimensional poverty
... MPI is higher than its income poverty, the reverse of the other countries.  This suggests that there is much to gain in India in improving the delivery of basic public services.  This argument also applies ...
40. China: recent political developments
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... transfers.  This situation has been now publicly criticized and may be evolving.  The Chongqing experiment was to be at the cutting edge of this change, with the organization of auctions whereby peasants ...
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