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World Bank Cuts Global Growth Forecast for 2013
January 18, 2013
World Bank Cuts Global Growth Forecast for 2013
While growth globally may not be ideal, Asia’s rise as an economic giant looks sure to continue.
World Bank Cuts Global Growth Forecast for 2013
More Money, More Problems in South Korea
September 05, 2012
More Money, More Problems in South Korea
A perfect storm of government debt, easy consumer credit and a culture of consumption could lead to economic disaster.
More Money, More Problems in South Korea
Despite Difficulties, China's Banks Are Unlikely to Crash
September 04, 2012
Despite Difficulties, China's Banks Are Unlikely to Crash
Competition and non-performing loans are likely to force weak lenders to merge with larger ones.
Despite Difficulties, China's Banks Are Unlikely to Crash
Can China Manage Its Economy?
January 21, 2010
Can China Manage Its Economy?
John D. Van Fleet thinks so, arguing that while the risks are real, some of the claims made by sceptics are suspect.
Can China Manage Its Economy?
Smashing The Glass Ceiling
September 28, 2009
Smashing The Glass Ceiling
Where is the best place in the Asia-Pacific for female career advancement? Vivienne Stanton investigates.
Smashing The Glass Ceiling
China Emerges Stronger, More Influential from Global Turmoil
September 16, 2009
China Emerges Stronger, More Influential from Global Turmoil
Dalian, China – As the world looks hopefully to signs of economic recovery after a year of global financial turmoil and recession, many are turning toward China with renewed confidence, both as a potential investor and a promising new marketplace.
China Emerges Stronger, More Influential from Global Turmoil
August 19, 2009
Future Trends
As the world struggles to emerge from the most severe economic downturn in decades, what does the future look like for key industry sectors?
Future Trends
June 18, 2009
Authoritarian regimes
In 1989, the year the Berlin Wall fell, Francis Fukuyama asked whether the world had reached ‘the end of history’.
Authoritarian regimes
June 18, 2009
Apocalypse Porn
When I checked in at Sydney Airport for a flight to Perth, the Qantas operative greeted me with ‘bad news’. Due to a technical hitch, there was – gasp – ‘no audio-visual’. I couldn’t have been happier. Forty winks was in my grasp. ‘Such a long flight,’ she lamented. Passengers were provided with a $30 voucher to buy books.
Apocalypse Porn
May 07, 2009
Hong Kong's Business Climate
Hong Kong’s strong institutional framework, location and flexible workforce have positioned it as an ideal place to do business in Asia, particularly as an entry into mainland China.
Hong Kong's Business Climate
June 17, 2008
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