Asia’s Soft Power Deficit
July 22, 2015
Asia’s Soft Power Deficit
The Asia-Pacific may be racing ahead economically, but it still lags the West in soft power, according to new research.
Asia’s Soft Power Deficit
Don't Forget About the New BRICS Bank
July 22, 2015
Don't Forget About the New BRICS Bank
The New Development Bank, which opened today in Shanghai, has been overshadowed recently by the AIIB.
Don't Forget About the New BRICS Bank
China’s Bond Market Continues to Inch Open
July 21, 2015
China’s Bond Market Continues to Inch Open
The central bank takes another few steps in opening up China's bond market.
China’s Bond Market Continues to Inch Open
China’s New Normal: The Best of Times and the Worst of Times
July 20, 2015
China’s New Normal: The Best of Times and the Worst of Times
The “new normal” is masking some historic challenges.
China’s New Normal: The Best of Times and the Worst of Times
China’s Growth Surprise
July 17, 2015
China’s Growth Surprise
The country’s second quarter GDP figure comes in right on target.
China’s Growth Surprise
China in BRICS: A Threat to US Power?
July 11, 2015
China in BRICS: A Threat to US Power?
China's involvement in BRICS should be seen as a positive, not as a threat.
China in BRICS: A Threat to US Power?
World Bank Hype Over China’s Financial Sector
July 10, 2015
World Bank Hype Over China’s Financial Sector
It is true that China’s financial sector needs an overhaul, but it is not in the jeopardy that some have implied.
World Bank Hype Over China’s Financial Sector
With Fast-Track in Place, Can a TPP Deal Be Struck?
July 10, 2015
With Fast-Track in Place, Can a TPP Deal Be Struck?
The recent TPA bill was a major step forward, but some tough negotiations remain.
With Fast-Track in Place, Can a TPP Deal Be Struck?
China’s Strengthening Position on Rare Earths
July 09, 2015
China’s Strengthening Position on Rare Earths
Did China just win the long-game on rare earth metals?
China’s Strengthening Position on Rare Earths
Stock Market a Test for China’s Government
July 09, 2015
Stock Market a Test for China’s Government
The state intervention in the market will have some serious ramifications.
Stock Market a Test for China’s Government
How Can China and India Boost Economic Ties?
July 08, 2015
How Can China and India Boost Economic Ties?
The bilateral business relationship has underperformed. Here’s what can be done.
How Can China and India Boost Economic Ties?
Asia’s Biggest Worry Isn’t Grexit
July 06, 2015
Asia’s Biggest Worry Isn’t Grexit
A potential meltdown closer to home has regional investors far more concerned.
Asia’s Biggest Worry Isn’t Grexit
The Problem with the Buy High, Sell Low Scheme in China
July 01, 2015
The Problem with the Buy High, Sell Low Scheme in China
An inconspicuous yet widespread practice has some troubling implications.
The Problem with the Buy High, Sell Low Scheme in China
China’s Stock Market Meltdown
June 30, 2015
China’s Stock Market Meltdown
After an astonishing surge, stocks dive. Can China control it?
China’s Stock Market Meltdown
MERS Rattles Korean Confidence
June 29, 2015
MERS Rattles Korean Confidence
The disease could have some troubling long-term impacts.
MERS Rattles Korean Confidence
Nicaragua Canal: China’s Strategic Presence in Central America
June 28, 2015
Nicaragua Canal: China’s Strategic Presence in Central America
A huge project promises to give China a significant presence in the Western Hemisphere.
Nicaragua Canal: China’s Strategic Presence in Central America
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