Asians Positive Amid Global Gloom
September 12, 2014
Asians Positive Amid Global Gloom
A new survey shows persistent pessimism in much of the world, six years after the global financial crisis.
Asians Positive Amid Global Gloom
The Economic Impact of Hong Kong’s Political Crossroads
September 07, 2014
The Economic Impact of Hong Kong’s Political Crossroads
Constraints on Hong Kong’s political future could well have economic repercussions.
The Economic Impact of Hong Kong’s Political Crossroads
Asia Climbs Competitiveness Scale
September 05, 2014
Asia Climbs Competitiveness Scale
A WEF report had generally positive news for Asian economies, albeit with some warnings for the region’s giants.
Asia Climbs Competitiveness Scale
The Potential of the TPP for Vietnam
September 04, 2014
The Potential of the TPP for Vietnam
The TPP, if it happens, could provide economic and strategic benefits for Vietnam.
The Potential of the TPP for Vietnam
China’s New Property Registration System: Real Estate Taxes in the Pipeline
September 01, 2014
China’s New Property Registration System: Real Estate Taxes in the Pipeline
The new system should increase the transparency of property rights.
China’s New Property Registration System: Real Estate Taxes in the Pipeline
East Asia’s Future: Extinction?
August 29, 2014
East Asia’s Future: Extinction?
Recent reports highlight the dire demographic outlook for the region.
East Asia’s Future: Extinction?
Free Trade Agreements: Not As Free As You Think
August 28, 2014
Free Trade Agreements: Not As Free As You Think
There is no free trade with or between major trading partners.
Free Trade Agreements: Not As Free As You Think
Online Shopping in China: A Brave New World
August 27, 2014
Online Shopping in China: A Brave New World
China’s online shopping sector is growing rapidly, and despite some concerns has considerable potential.
Online Shopping in China: A Brave New World
India’s Dangerous Food Subsidies
August 27, 2014
India’s Dangerous Food Subsidies
India's agricultural subsidies are threatening its own food security, while harming farmers worldwide.
India’s Dangerous Food Subsidies
Amazon Will Test Drone Delivery System in India
August 21, 2014
Amazon Will Test Drone Delivery System in India
Amazon Prime Air might first be tested in Indian cities like Mumbai and Bangalore.
Amazon Will Test Drone Delivery System in India
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
August 20, 2014
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
Work in Asia, live in Australasia is the message from the latest global surveys of economic clout and livability.
Size Doesn’t Matter for Asia’s Influential Cities
Multinationals in China Feel the Heat
August 20, 2014
Multinationals in China Feel the Heat
Chinese government crackdowns may accelerate a trend that is seeing foreign firms move production elsewhere.
Multinationals in China Feel the Heat
Myanmar: From Investment Abroad to Improvement at Home
August 17, 2014
Myanmar: From Investment Abroad to Improvement at Home
Now a magnet for foreign investors, Myanmar’s challenge is to ensure the investment benefits the nation.
Myanmar: From Investment Abroad to Improvement at Home
China’s Model for Africa
August 14, 2014
China’s Model for Africa
Western criticism of China’s approach to Africa is misplaced, but Beijing should place more emphasis on labor relations.
China’s Model for Africa
Asia’s Big Two Economies Misfire
August 14, 2014
Asia’s Big Two Economies Misfire
China surprises with a sharp drop in lending while Japan records a major second quarter GDP contraction.
Asia’s Big Two Economies Misfire
India and the Geopolitics of Trade
August 13, 2014
India and the Geopolitics of Trade
New Delhi is backtracking on an agreement made in Bali just months ago. Why?
India and the Geopolitics of Trade
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