Message from the Executive Director
An e-publication in support of Asia's renaissance in the 21st century
Indonesian economy -- what next?
Indonesia's decade-long commodity-driven economy faces new challenges, following the fading the global commodities boom.
Australia’s healthcare has good vital signs
Australia’s healthcare has good vital signs, but sustainability, costs and sources of funding are critical areas, says Frost & Sullivan.
Singapore’s Vibrant Healthcare Industry
Singapore’s Vibrant Healthcare Industry is an Attractive Market for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Services, says Frost & Sullivan. Consumer demand for high-quality services is bolstering innovation.
Foreign direct investment in Canada: mixed messages
Canada’s share of global foreign direct investment is decreasing, with government policy and a sense of unpredictability pervading the investment landscape.
Sri Lanka, China and India - a tangled tale
New governments in Colombo and New Delhi give an opportunity for the three countries to reset the power equation, write ASIT BISWAS & CECILIA TORTAJADA.
What Asian Tigers may be making of India's Budget 2015
Gaurav Dalmia & Asit Biswas explore what Asian Tigers may be making of India's Budget 2015.
India's declining innovation performance
India's declining innovation performance as compared to other countries is crying out for timely policy intervention by the government, write Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Indian economy on a knife edge
India's new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, must get cracking, if India is to have any hope of realizing its immense potential.
China's development -- now for the hard part
China is now beginning the "hard part" of development -- as its growth is slowing, debt is increasing sharply, adverse demographics are biting and the inefficiencies of state capitalism are visible.
Vibrant Gujarat shows the way for India
Vibrant Gujarat shows the way for India, reports Asit Biswas. The January summit attracted 25,000 participants with 21,304 MOUs valued at 25 trillion rupees getting signed.
Top-down planning chases innovation in China
Top-down planning chases innovation in China, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
India has been pursuing a non-sustainable development path that repeats many of China’s mistakes, argue Asit K. Biswas & Julian Kirchherr.
China's financial paradoxes
China's international financial showmanship at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank should not distract attention from its deep financial fragilities at home.
China's property market has reached a turning point
China's property market has reached a turning point, argues G. Bin Zhao, executive editor at China's Economy & Policy.
India: Evolving Dynamics of Union-State Fiscal Relations: Opportunities and Challenges
Mukul Asher of the National University of Singapore has shared his analysis of India's Evolving Dynamics of Union-State Fiscal Relations.
Japan's Business and Economic Relations With Singapore
Japan and Singapore share very similar traits, that have facilitated their very good relationship, writes Taos Whittaker, a recent January session student at Tokyo's Sophia University.
China should welcome Catholic Church and other faith traditions, for the moral good of society
G. Bin Zhao calls on Beijing to accept the pope's offer of friendship and open China's doors to the Catholic Church, as well as revive its own faith traditions, to stem society's moral degeneration.
Impressions of Japan
"My first impression of Japanese business and economy is a mixed bag," says Rinaldi Rorimpandey, a January-session student at Tokyo's Sophia University.
Hong Kong can be hell
Milton Friedman once famously said "If you want to see capitalism in action, go to Hong Kong". But Hong Kong's brand of capitalism has led to inequality, poverty, and social unrest.
Asia's economic catchup challenge
Asia's miracle economies are experiencing great challenges catching up to the Western world, despite their rapid development.
APEC request for proposal
APEC Secretariat Policy Support Unit Request for Proposals for a policy research project.
Deadline -- 2 April, 2015
Asia Desk Forum
University of Victoria, Canada
15-18 April 2015
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
Alibaba's connections reach high ranks
Japan's Shigeru Ban wins Pritzker Architecture Prize
China and India come 3 and 4 in global firepower.
Xiaomi's Lei Jun, businessman of 2014.
India's shameful caste system
Economic convergence is getting harder
Asia's very richest
A Virtual Drive Through Bhutan
Target Canada: why Japanese companies are heading eastwards
13 February, 2015.
China's financial paradoxes
March 26, 2015.
Japan almost made it!
Global Economic Intersection
March 22, 2015.
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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