November 23, 2013
Bhutan Goes Electric
The tiny kingdom’s capital city, Thimpu plans to phase out gasoline-powered vehicles.
November 18, 2013
China Will Need Transparency for Reforms
Recent news reports underscore the need for progress on transparency if reforms are to really succeed.
November 14, 2013
Putin Revives Vietnam Friendship
A recent trip brings a flurry of deals, but suggests there’s more than just an economic dimension.
November 08, 2013
S&P Issues Warning on Indian Economy
The ratings agency has ramped up the pressure on the already beleaguered economic authorities to act on growth.
November 04, 2013
China Solar Drama Continues
Do the authorities have the stomach to deal with chronic overcapacity?
October 29, 2013
China’s Venezuela Exposure
With Venezuala fast becoming an economic mess, China will need to think carefully about its already significant exposure
October 25, 2013
South Korea’s Currency Shows Strength
With many Asian economies under growing pressure, South Korea looks robust, if the won is any guide.
October 22, 2013
CCTV’s Misguided Starbucks Exposé
China’s state broadcaster comes under fire after it attempts to call out the coffee giant on its pricing.
October 17, 2013
China’s Economic Data: Complicated
In a big month for numbers on the Chinese economy, the picture is already looking decidedly mixed.
October 11, 2013
China Asks to Join the Trade in Services Agreement Talks
Beijing also takes steps to allay fears it is pursuing a “Trojan Horse Option.”
October 07, 2013
Airbus Takes On Boeing in Japan
A big order from JAL represents a significant step forward for the European aircraft manufacturer.
October 04, 2013
Philippines Increasingly Attractive to Investors
Moody’s follows S&P and Fitch in upgrading the Philippines’ credit rating as the economy continues to impress.