Change of direction at Asian Development Bank?
Could the Asian Development Bank be heading in a new direction under the prospective new leadership of Takehiko Nakao?
Celebrating Australia's immigration history
On a recent trip to Melbourne, we visited the Immigration Museum, a celebration of Australia's rich immigration history. It is also an excellent public education tool on this complex issue.
Canada's fast track to Asia
Canada's trade minister, Ed Fast, inspired a PECC conference with his ambitions for Canada in the Asian Century. But an Asia Pacific Foundation survey suggests it may not be easy.
Canada's catchup game in Asia
As Asia has emerged as a global economic and political power these past two decades, Canada has been caught napping --
Canada's "Asia-competency" deficit
To be a winner in the Asian Century, you need to "know" Asia. Unfortunately, Canada is being held back by an "Asia-competency" deficit.
Canada is "'Missing in Asia", MIA.
Canada is "missing in Asia", lamented Canadian business leaders at the opening of CanadAsia2013.
Canada -- wake up to Asia!
Canada needs to break out of its comfort zone and fully embrace the opportunities presented by the rise of Asia.
Building an Asian Community
Building an Asian Economic Community offers the prospect boosting the region's economic development, tackling common problems, and strengthening Asia's voice on the world stage.
Bridging the infrastructure deficit
The gap between what infrastructure is needed and what is available is large and steadily expanding, write Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.
Betting on biotech for development
Betting on biotech in Korea, Singapore and Taiwan is easier said than done, according University of Toronto's Joseph Wong.
Banking's Human Crisis
For bank CEOs, profits and bonuses are up, and the financial crisis is over. But for bank employees, a human crisis continues, with at least 200,00 jobs being lost since 2011.
Australia: America's poodle in the Asia-Pacific?
Australia is indeed too much of a poodle of the US in the Asia-Pacific region, according to Professor Alan Dupont and many of his Asian interlocutors.
Australia's migration muddles
Australia has one of the world's most successful experiences of immigration. In an act of political desperation, Australia's Julia Gillard is undermining this.
Australia's Gillard on the Asian Century
The Australian and Asian economies are joined at the hip, and Prime Minister Julia Gillard is charting a new strategy for Australia in the "Asian Century".
Australia's fourth wave of engagement with Asia
Tim Harcourt, the "Airport Economist", puts Australia's next wave of global engagement in the Asian Century in perspective with this insightful piece on "The Power of Proximity".
Australia's Emerson on the Asian Century
Craig Emerson, Australia's Minister for Trade and Competitiveness, recently unveiled some of the thoughts in the Australian government's forthcoming White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century.
Australia's Asian Century -- a North American Perspective
While Julia Gillard's Asian Century White Paper received a mixed reception in Australia, it was greeted with admiration in North America.
Australia in the Asian Century
Every decade or so, an Australian Prime Minister rediscovers the importance of Asia to Australia. In launching a White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century, Julia Gillard has joined that tradition
Asia’s smart urbanization imperative
Asia's urbanization must be “smart” in terms of city livability, environmental sustainability and in fostering innovation, if it is to realize the potential of the Asian Century.
Asian trade unions seek win-win solutions
The Asia-Pacific trade union group, UNI Apro, is seeking an amicable solution between the interests of management and trade unions.
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