Asian migration to the West
The US, Canada, UK and Australia are blessed with a wave of skilled migrants from Asia, according to a recent OECD report. Continental Europe, Japan and Korea are missing out on this dynamic.
Asian migration to the Gulf
As we celebrate the Asian Century, don't forget that the majority of emigrants from Asia go to the Gulf countries, where many suffer terribly -- to this very day.
Asian economy at critical crossroads
The East Asian economy is at a critical crossroads, according to the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council's State of the Region report.
Asian economic surveillance, and AMRO
AMRO -- the ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office -- was established in Singapore in April 2011. It is slowly moving into action -- but too slowly.
Asian Century workshop at Wollongong University
The University of Wollongong is holding a workshop on "Development Issues in the Asian Century" on 6-7 November 2013. Registration details are in the Reference section below.
Asian Century on Film
If you want to get a quick idea of what the Asian Century is all about, have a look at the Centennial Group's 12 minute video on Youtube (link below).
Asian Century 'hype'
For over two years now, we have been warning of the dangers of Asian Century 'hype'. And now the chickens are coming home to roost.
Asian Art in Toronto
The East Gallery's upcoming exhibition in Toronto on "Light from the East: Representations of Spirituality in Vietnamese and Burmese Contemporary Art" promises to be well worth a visit.
Asian Americans key for Democrats in 2016
Asian Americans are staunchly Democrat, and the fastest growing population group in the US. They will be critical for Hillary Clinton or any other Democrat candidate in 2016.
Asia: give renewable energy a chance!
Asia's very rich renewable energy resources like solar, wind and geothermal have the potential to help the region meet its energy challenge in the Asian Century.
Asia-Pacific comes to Canada
We currently live in a 3-speed world. And the fast speed part, the Asia-Pacific, is coming to Vancouver this week for the PECC annual meeting.
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Asia's uneven development
Asia has achieved a stunning reduction in the number of people living on less than $1.25 a day. But the region is lagging behind on progress on health, nutrition and education.
Asia's social development
Discussions in the Asia-Pacific focus substantially on the region's economic development...
Asia's rising inequality
While emerging Asia continues to achieve a stunning performance in poverty reduction, the gap between rich and poor keeps widening too. Why? Does it matter? And what to do?
Asia's retarded services sectors
Except for the cases of Hong Kong and Singapore, the services sectors in Asia face many restrictions on doing business, which retard the region's development.
Asia's powerful business-women
Although only one Asian woman, Pepsi's Indra Nooyi (from India), makes it into Fortune's top 10 most powerful business-women, there are another 7 Asian business-women in the top 50.
Asia's poor and vulnerable population
In developing and emerging Asia, most people who have been lifted out of poverty have moved into a "vulnerable" group, and are not yet in the middle class.
Asia's migrants remittances
In 2012, Asia's overseas migrants sent home to their families more than $220 billion in remittances. What are the remittances worth to Asia's developing economies?
Asia's middle class
Poor countries typically have a tiny rich elite, large impoverished masses, and a very small "middle class". When development succeeds, society's middle class expands as ...
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