Message from the Executive Director
An e-publication in support of Asia's renaissance in the 21st century
Asia's economy -- no miracle!
Asia's dramatic economic development has not been a miracle. It has been the result of sound policies. But can Asia succeed in innovation-driven development?
Asia's development renaissance
Asia is undergoing a dramatic development renaissance, after being surpassed by the West for two centuries. But this development is uneven and is still incomplete.
Dazzling Singapore's deep contradictions
Visitors to Singapore can't help being dazzled by Asia's only global city. But scratching below the surface reveals a system struggling for survival.
Asia's economic transformation
Asia's rapidly developing economies are in the midst of a "structural transformation", which is very challenging and will take a very long time.
Chinese dream means learning to manage change
Chinese dream will become reality only if China learns to manage change, argues G. Bin Zhao who examines some of the challenges that stand in the way of this dream.
Asia and international financial system
Asia would like to play a more important role in the international financial system. But is it ready?
China's renminbi-isation -- Aiming for economic clout
David Marsh of the OMFIF has shared with us his insights on China's renminbi-isation, in particular how Beijing can emulate US, German investment returns.
Asian Century, Australia and Europe
Emanuele Schibotto, ACI's Director for Development, recently interviewed John West on the Asian Century, Asia and Europe, for a book he is writing on the Asian Century. Here is the interview:
Connected Living -- what does it mean?
"Connected living" -- connected city, connected work and connected home -- offers immense opportunities for ICT vendors and telecom operators, a market potential of USD$731 billion by 2020.
Victims of China's soil pollution crisis
Rapid industrialisation has left a legacy of soil pollution that is damaging health and livelihoods in villages across China, writes He Guangwei, a journalist based in China.
Frost & Sullivan in New Zealand, 28 August, 2014
Frost & Sullivan's first-ever New Zealand conference on growth, innovation and leadership, taking place on 28 August, 2014, could not be more timely or relevant. See registration details below:
Asia's looming demographic dilemmas
Asia's rapidly emerging economies have benefited from a "demographic dividend". But many now face the burden of a "demographic tax", which they may find more challenging than Western countries have.
Trade unions call for more responsible business conduct
Global trade union leader, Philip Jennings, will be making a call for more responsible business conduct at an OECD global forum this week.
China -- the fragile superpower
The US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, which recently took place between the world's superpowers was preceded by a period of great tensions. China remains, however, a very fragile superpower.
New Zealand -- Frost & Sullivan Conference, 28 August 2014.
Frost & Sullivan's Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership is holding a conference on 28 August, 2014 at the Villa Maria Estate, Auckland, New Zealand. Registration details below.
Chinese Internet Giants Demonstrate Growing Strength Of Nation
Chinese Internet giants demonstrate the growing strength of the nation, argues G. Bin Zhao.
Malaysia Should Not Mix Tax Collection with Wealth Generation
Malaysia should not mix tax collection with wealth generation argues Mukul G Asher.
Seamus Grimes has shared with us his thoughts on China's innovation capacities.
Solar energy in the Philippines
Is the Philippines solar PV market set to boom or doom in the wake of the revised FIT policy, asks Subha Krishnan, Research Analyst at Frost & Sullivan.
Shinzo Abe's whale-onomics
Shinzo Abe is extremely slow in launching the structural reform "arrow" of his Abenomics program. But he has been quick to decide that he wants Japan to resume its annual whale hunt in the Antarctic.
Frost & Sullivan Events
Frost & Sullivan's Global Community of Growth, Innovation and Leadership (GIL) 2014: New Zealand.
marcus evans events
6th Annual Trade Surveillance and Anti Money Laundering conference.
16-18 June 2014, Singapore
Australia: fit for the Asian Century?
Australia & Asia's noodle bowl of trade negotiations
Australia's Asian Century Strategy receives plaudits
Australia faces weaker Asian economy
Helping China's doves
Chinese economy not out of the woods
Europe’s pivot to Asia
Shadow of War Darkens Vietnam/China Relations
Chinese Labor Camp Gets a New Lease on Life
China's new enemy -- Windows 8
China won't lead Asian Century
China is ready for military action
China, the fragile superpower
July 4, 2014
Shinzo Abe's Whale-onomics
Global Economic Intersection
July 5, 2014
China's frustrated youth
Global Economic Intersection
June 9, 2014
Asian Century, Australia and Europe
Emanuele Schibotto, ACI's Director for Development, recently interviewed...
Australia's fourth wave of engagement with Asia
Tim Harcourt, the "Airport Economist", puts Australia's next wave...
Canada -- wake up to Asia!
Canada needs to break out of its comfort zone and fully embrace the opportunities...
Thoughts of the Dalai Lama
Before I left Japan, I had the honor of seeing His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. He...
KIM Dae-jung, a tribute
This is a tribute that I wrote on Korea’s Nobel-prize winning former President, Kim...
Is Australia ready for the Asian Century?
Not really, is the clear message from a series of articles published...
The power of Asian Americans
Could the increasing migration of highly skilled Asians launch an Asian-driven...
Asian Art in Toronto
The East Gallery's upcoming exhibition in Toronto on "Light from the East: Representations...
Culture Wise China
China is different, very different. So if you wish to negotiate an international agreement,...
Canada's catchup game in Asia
As Asia has emerged as a global economic and political power these past two...
India is a land of many paradoxes. It is a country of remarkable high technology, world class...
Japan's whaling obsession
"Japan's whaling vessels are not welcome", said Australia's Environment Minister Tony...
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