An e-publication in support of Asia's renaissance in the 21st century
Asia's infrastructure debt trap.
Robert Wihtol warns Asia's emerging economies to beware of the infrastructure debt trap.
India’s GST (Goods and Services Tax) reform
Mukul Asher, Anwar Ali and Rohini Aggarawal discuss Select Intitatives by Tax Authorities and Professional Organizations in Imparting GST Training and Awareness in India.
Corporate Taxation in Australia
Glen Robinson of AFG Venture Group shares his perspectives on corporate taxation in Australia.
How Indian States Can Leverage NITI Aayog for Better Governance and Outcomes
Mukul Asher from the National University of Singapore makes some proposals on how Indian States Can Leverage NITI Aayog for Better Governance and Outcomes
Satire and Youth Political participation
Dareen Al-Khoury has shared with us a view from Jordan on satire and youth political participation.
India's GST reform
Mukul. G. Asher and Rohini Aggarwal examine the implications of India's GST reform for the States, ULBs and the PRIs.
Fiscal federalism in India
Mukul Asher of the National University of Singapore writes on leveraging CSS To Obtain Better Outcomes an Imperative For The States in India
Japan's energy consumption challenges
Paul Tripp, of Australia's Deakin University, has shared with us his "energy profile" of Japan.
Race to finance Asia's infrastructure heats up
The competition between institutions to bridge Asia’s financing gap is both good news and bad. John West reports from the ADB’s annual meeting in Yokohama.
ADB meeting: investment in digital brings big dividends
Speakers at the Asian Development Bank’s annual meeting in Yokohama were keen to stress the transformative effect of technology investment. John West reports.
PECC calls for open trade
Open trade can work if supported by the public with social inclusion, says the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council.
Inequality holds back Asia's poverty reduction.
Income inequality has been holding back Asia's poverty reduction efforts, writes John West.
China’s groundwater crisis
Tackling China’s groundwater depletion and the growing crisis of water scarcity amidst rapid urbanisation will require political will and creative policy thinking, Asit K Biswas and Kris Hartley write
State-level Public Financial Management Institutes in India
Mukul G.Asher makes a case for establishing State-level PFM (Public Financial Management) Institutes in India.
Planters and Uprooters
It is time to get rid of the age-old federal structures, such as the provincial councils in Sri Lanka, to consolidate fiscal positions, argues Jayasri Priyalal.
Asian trade and investment liberalisation in the Trump era
The prospects look bleak for Asian trade and investment liberalisation in the Trump era, writes John West.
China fractures ASEAN
ASEAN, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, represents Asia’s most successful effort at regional cooperation and integration But it is now being fractured by China, writes John West.
North Korean imbroglio
North Korea and the US are locked in a stalemate in their struggle over North Korea's growing nuclear threat. How did we land in this imbroglio? Is there a way out, asks John West?
China steals the South China Sea
China snaffled the South China Sea from its Southeast Asian neighbours, without firing a shot, says John West.
COMPARATIVE OPERATING COSTS IN ASIA 2016
Business operating costs are lower in Asia than in Australia mainly due to regulatory impositions, according to Glen Robinson.