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How Stimulating is China’s “Stimulus”?
September 14, 2012

How Stimulating is China’s “Stimulus”?

Why China’s plans for a new round of economic stimulus could make long term problems even worse.

Will Vietnam Become SE Asia's Greece?
September 11, 2012

Will Vietnam Become SE Asia's Greece?

With talk of bank runs and foreign investment cut by a third, Vietnam’s economy is looking increasingly fragile.

Are Chinese Banks Hiding "The Mother of All Debt Bombs"?
September 10, 2012

Are Chinese Banks Hiding "The Mother of All Debt Bombs"?

China’s massive bank financed stimulus was intended to keep the economy moving. It may instead lead to economic disaster.

Can Thailand Avoid Becoming a Modern-Day Atlantis?
September 09, 2012

Can Thailand Avoid Becoming a Modern-Day Atlantis?

Last year, Thailand suffered historic floods. Forecasts suggest parts of the capital could be underwater by 2030. Is the country prepared?

What’s Holding Mobile Money Back?
September 01, 2012

What’s Holding Mobile Money Back?

Where banking infrastructure is limited in parts of Asia, mobile money could provide a solution. Emulating Kenya’s successful model could speed its adoption.

India’s Interest Rate Debate
August 29, 2012

India’s Interest Rate Debate

The Reserve Bank of India has refused to heed politicians demands for lower interest rates.

Property Bubble Bursting?
November 11, 2011

Property Bubble Bursting?

Will a slowdown in exports tempt China to ease monetary policy? And what would it do to property prices?

China’s Unhappy, Uneven Growth
May 03, 2011

China’s Unhappy, Uneven Growth

The high-profile suicide of a farmer is a reminder that economic growth in China isn’t benefiting everyone.

China’s Unhappy, Uneven Growth
May 03, 2011

China’s Unhappy, Uneven Growth

The high-profile suicide of a farmer is a reminder that economic growth in China isn’t benefiting everyone.

A Taxing Time for Japan
April 21, 2011

A Taxing Time for Japan

The government is considering a 3% hike in the consumption tax to pay for reconstruction. But will it backfire?

China Economic Data News
April 15, 2011

China Economic Data News

China releases key economic data on GDP, bank lending and money supply. We look at what it all means.

Japan's Economy Takes a Hit
April 15, 2011

Japan's Economy Takes a Hit

The economic impact of the recent disaster may be more severe than first thought. How bad will it be?

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