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
China Needs to Get Busy Marketing BRICS Bank
August 10, 2014
China Needs to Get Busy Marketing BRICS Bank
A recent conference was a missed opportunity for Beijing to present the NDB as an alternative to Western finance.
China Needs to Get Busy Marketing BRICS Bank
Chinese Consumption: Here to Stay?
August 08, 2014
Chinese Consumption: Here to Stay?
Consumer spending is growing, but some obstacles need to be cleared if that is to continue.
Chinese Consumption: Here to Stay?
Russia May Block Western Flights to Asia
August 08, 2014
Russia May Block Western Flights to Asia
Russia may prohibit U.S. and EU airlines from traveling through its airspace on flights to and from the Asia-Pacific.
Russia May Block Western Flights to Asia
Asia Turns Greener
August 07, 2014
Asia Turns Greener
Asia’s economic giants appear to be getting serious about tackling emissions.
Asia Turns Greener
World’s Largest Dam Requires US-China Cooperation
August 06, 2014
World’s Largest Dam Requires US-China Cooperation
Despite diverging spheres of influence, Inga-3 could actually draw the two powers together.
World’s Largest Dam Requires US-China Cooperation
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