Topic : Asia

  • china_lanterns Forum Article

    Why China and the US should work together

    The biggest economic news of the year came almost without notice: China has overtaken the United States… more

  • A dragonfly lands on a stalk of wheat ready for harvest during sunset on the Canadian prairies near Vulcan Young Global Leaders Article

    How to tackle malnutrition and obesity at the same time

    Is it possible to solve two contrasting global issues – malnutrition in developing countries and obesity… more

  • Vehicles move along New Delhi’s Connaught Place during evening hours Forum Article

    How to find India’s growth hotspots

    India’s economy could soon be on the move again. The new government is re-establishing… more

  • MaryJoy prepares to take a bath before going to school at home in a squatter colony in Quezon city, Manila Forum Article

    Why we need safe sanitation in India

    The fact that Swachh Bharat Mission was kicked off by the prime minister himself suggests to me that the… more

  • Picture illustration taken in Beijing shows Chinese 100 yuan banknotes Forum Article

    How linking stock exchanges will benefit China

    A direct link has been established between Hong Kong and Shanghai’s stock exchanges. The so-called Stock… more

  • People board passenger boats as they leave ahead of the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday during dusk at Sadarghat in Dhaka. Forum Article

    3 steps to reduce poverty in Bangladesh

    Bangladesh has set an ambitious goal to become a middle-income country by 2021—the year it… more

  • Residents fish with nets on the banks of the Hai River in Tianjin's Binhai New Area, where the government is building its Yujiapu financial center Forum Article

    The future of China’s public sector

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s massive anti-corruption campaign has advanced a number of key… more

  • Japan’s Mt Fuji, covered with snow, is seen through Shinjuku skyscrapers in Tokyo Forum Article

    Do credit guarantees encourage moral hazard?

    Credit rationing caused by capital market imperfections is widely seen as an important phenomenon in the… more

  • china_lanterns Forum Article

    What next for China after the climate deal?

    The joint US-China announcement on tackling climate change has been described as “historic”, a “turning… more

  • A man rides an escalator at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai Forum Article

    How China is reshaping global governance

    China – already the world’s largest exporter, manufacturer, and international-reserve-asset holder –… more

  • rtr2kd7b-11-628×330 Forum Article

    The economic links between China and Latin America

    China is still a distant and exotic country in the mind of many people in Latin America. Yet, with the… more

  • An aerial view of Atlantis hotel is seen with The Palm Jumeirah in Dubai Global Agenda Councils Article

    Is the rise of Dubai and Abu Dhabi sustainable?

    The economic success that the cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi have achieved over the past two decades has… more

  • Man looks at the Pudong financial district of Shanghai Forum Article

    Why is China setting up its infrastructure bank?

    In an influential speech in 2005, then-US deputy secretary of state Robert Zoellick called on… more

  • Japan’s Mt Fuji, covered with snow, is seen through Shinjuku skyscrapers in Tokyo Forum Article

    Should Japan delay another tax rise?

    The damage inflicted by the introduction in April of the first major tax increase in 17 years has… more

  • A security personnel arranges national flags during bilateral meetings at the Great Hall of the People, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings, in Beijing Forum Article

    What to expect from APEC

    The significance of the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Beijing consists not so much in… more

  • china_lanterns Forum Article

    What China can learn from Singapore

    Across all recorded history, 99% of humanity has never invented a single thing. Yet, it is a truth… more

  • createdinchina Forum Article

    Two visions for free trade in the Asia-Pacific

    The race is on between the US and China to dominate the rules-setting game for trade by being the first to… more

  • Auto rickshaws sit in a traffic jam in the old city in central Hyderabad Forum Article

    How to make India’s roads safer

    Traffic fatalities are one of the world’s leading causes of preventable deaths. If the numbers stay at… more