OECD Week 2013
Financial and economic crisis have mutated into a political, social and philosophical crisis in America and Europe. This will be at the heart of discussions at OECD Week 2013.
New trends in foreign aid
As the wealthy OECD countries cut back on their foreign aid, emerging donors like China, India, Brazil and South Africa are expanding their aid programs -- and expanding their influence too.
Microfinance in Asia
Microfinance is a great buzz word today. But what exactly is microfinance and is it effective? Cornell University's Lila Nojima shares her thoughts with us this week.
Measuring Asia's globalization
Asia's emerging economies have benefited greatly from the global economy. However, the KOF Index of Globalization suggests that Asia is still "under-globalized".
Marriage migration in East Asia
Migration by women from developing Asia for marriage with men in rich Asian countries is now a dynamic form of migration in East Asia. But it has also become a new avenue for human trafficking.
Leveraging the Asianization of Australia
Australia is in need of new sources of economic growth. More effectively leveraging the burgeoning Asianization of the country would provide an important boost to Australia's growth potential.
Leadership and Asia's Development
A return of leadership is needed in Asia, argues this week's invited contributor, Emanuele Schibotto.
KIM Dae-jung, a tribute
This is a tribute that I wrote on Korea’s Nobel-prize winning former President, Kim Dae-jung: born 3 December 1925, died 18 August 2009.
Job market problems in Asia
A number of job market problems -- like labor unrest, youth inactivity, rising inequality, skills shortages and widespread informality -- are holding back East Asia's development.
Is Asia a Region?
Is Asia an economic team that works together through trade, investment, finance and migration?
International Women's Day 2013
On International Women's Day 2013, we can celebrate the great progress achieved in women's lives. But we must also deplore the widespread discrimination and violence from which women still suffer.
While it has long been considered a region of copycats, Asia is now becoming a more important player in global innovation.
Human trafficking and Australia
We don't think of Australia as a destination for human trafficking. But it is, like everywhere else.
Human security in Asia
What is human security? And what does it mean in the Asian context?
Human development in Asia
Asia has achieved massive poverty reduction, but how advanced is the region's human development?
How trade is changing the world
International trade by developing countries is fundamentally changing the shape of the world economy. Have the developed OECD countries created a monster for themselves?
How likely is an Asian Century?
The analysis of the Asian Development Bank suggests that it will be very challenging to realize an Asian Century.
Hong Kong Datacenter Market
This market insight by Frost & Sullivan discusses the current state of Hong Kong datacenter market by outlining the key market drivers, challenges and trends that are having an impact on this market.
Hillary's last words ... for the moment
Asia was at the centre of Hillary Clinton's last major speech as US Secretary of State.
Globalization of Italian football
Italy is witnessing a revival in the globalization of one its most cherished treasures, football, writes Emanuele Schibotto.
Page 42 of 53