Topic : Asia

  • Palestinian schoolchildren attend a class at a U.N.-run school in Dir al-Balah in the central Gaza Strip, on the first day of the school year Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Education

    Kathmandu, Nepal’s cultural and financial capital, is by most measures the most progressive city in the… more

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    Three questions about India’s “smart cities”

    “Smart city” has become a buzzword in India ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined his… more

  • Whale sharks swim with other fish inside a tank, which the aquarium says is the world’s largest, at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Motobu town Forum Article

    Why we need to save the sharks

    Sharks have long been portrayed as man-eaters, a menace to any swimmer brave (or foolish) enough to… more

  • Ndeye Astou Fall, 22, works at a call centre in Senegal’s capital Dakar Forum Article

    Can services drive developing country growth?

    The global discussion about growth in the developing world has taken a sharp turn recently. The hype and… more

  • A general view of the Shanghai’s financial district of Pudong Forum Article

    How can China rebalance its economy?

    China’s slowdown is the biggest short-term threat to global growth. Industrial value added fell in… more

  • A man walks next to a subway entrance as the Oriental Pearl Tower is seen reflected on a window at the financial district of Pudong, in Shanghai Forum Article

    Why China should be cautious on capital flows

    As China’s economy starts to slow, following decades of spectacular… more

  • A man stands on the sidewalk at Pudong financial district in Shanghai Forum Article

    Could China still be in for a hard landing?

    While virtually every country in the world is trying to boost growth, China’s government is trying to… more

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

    How China’s stimulus is paying off

    In March of last year, the first session of China’s 12th National People’s Congress began with then-Premier… more

  • A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore Forum Article

    How to benefit from China’s innovation boom

    For more than a century, the United States has been the dominant global force for innovation. But China and… more

  • Workers install photovoltaic solar panels at the Gujarat solar park under construction in Charanka village Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can solar solve India’s energy woes?

    Solar power emerged as a politically attractive panacea to India’s energy woes during… more

  • Two workers use their mobile phones in the newly built Meydan Horse racing complex in Dubai Forum Article

    Four ways to create more jobs in the Gulf

    Gulf economies are taking bets on the future, spending billions on new airports, bigger ports and… more

  • Japan’s bullet train, or the “shinkansen” at Tokyo station in Tokyo March 25, 2004. [Rocky relations.. Forum Article

    Does high-speed rail benefit business?

    Governments around the world are spending lavishly on the… more

  • A man walks inside a conference room used for meetings between military commanders of China and India, at the Indian side of the Indo-China border at Bumla Forum Article

    How well can China and India get along?

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s three-day visit to India, the main leg of a recent tour of Central and… more

  • People walk between buildings of Wangjing SOHO on the opening day of the compound, in Beijing Forum Article

    Why slower growth is good for China

    China’s economy is, at long last, undergoing a rebalancing, with growth rates having declined from more… more

  • A general view of the central business district during autumn in Beijing Forum Article

    Why we shouldn’t worry about China’s “ghost...

    Many observers tend to regard the rise of unoccupied modern “ghost towns,” funded through… more

  • Photo illustration of a computer mouse illuminated by a projection of a Chinese flag Forum Article

    Alibaba and the rise of China’s internet giants

    For years, Westerners pictured it as the creation of a snake charmer from a Persian souk. But this week… more

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    Top 27 photos from #amnc14

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Pedestrians walk under red lanterns which was recently installed as Chinese New Year decorations, at Pudong Financial Area in Shanghai Forum Event

    Why China is embracing the circular economy

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China