Social policy challenges of Asia's aging populations
Asian countries face many deep social policy challenges to cope with their rapidly aging populations, writes John West.
Economic costs of Asia's aging populations
Population aging has been imposing great costs on Japan's economy for two decades. This adverse dynamic has already begun hitting China, and will soon be hitting Korea, Thailand writes John West.
East Asia's fading fertility
For better or worse, Japan has led East Asia's development. And this is most evident when it comes to fading fertility, writes John West.
Asia’s Food Supply Weathers California’s Drought
Despite its ongoing struggles with waters, California remains a key supplier of specialty crops to the Asian market, write Asit K. Biswas, Matthew J. Kastner and Cecilia Tortajada.
Australian Aged Care Industry
Australian Aged Care Industry to be More Consumer and Market Driven, says Frost & Sullivan. Seniors will have more choices and higher quality services with the consumer directed care programme.
Korea's shameful demographic drama
Korea is a wealthy country, with a proud Confucian society. And yet half of its senior citizens live in poverty, and suicide among the elderly is rising sharply. Shame on you Korea, says John West.
New healthcare economy
Transformation in Healthcare will Drive Change for New Models in the Next Generation of Healthcare, says Frost & Sullivan.
World needs more dynamic water management in next 15 years argues Asit K. Biswas.
Achieving Resilient and Inclusive Growth in Asia
Achieving Resilient and Inclusive Growth in the Asia-Pacific was top of the agenda at the recent 23rd PECC General Meeting in Manila.
Democracy and Asian development
The Chinese authoritarian juggernaut is now wobbling forward, sideways and backwards. Could in the end democracy be the best political system for fostering Asian development, asks John West?
Trade unions call for extraordinary action from G20
Global Slowdown and Refugee Crisis Requires Extraordinary Action From G20, according to the international trade union movement.
Frost & Sullivan 2015 GIL New Zealand: Industry Convergence and Digital Transformation
Andrew Milroy will be presenting on "Industry Convergence: The Road to Disruption" at 2015 GIL New Zealand congress on 27th August 2015. Details below:
Asian Century's fading promise
As China and other Asian economies face economic, social and political headwinds, the very foundations of the Asian Century are being shaken, writes John West.
A global crisis of water quality looms
A global crisis of water quality looms argues Asit Biswas
Aid Management and Institutional Capacity in Nepal
The Nepalese government showed leadership in the aftermath of the quake, but faces serious long-term challenges argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Frost & Sullivan 2015 GIL New Zealand: The Internet of Things and IT-Led Disruptions will Transcend Industry Sectors
Apps and wearables across applications will be enabled with the IoT, say Frost & Sullivan.
The Greek Referendum: No way to dodge the fundamentals?
What are we to make of the Greek Referendum, asks Satish Mishra.
Korea, the "chaebol republic"
Korea’s chaebol. the family conglomerates that dominate the economy, are now holding back the country from realising its full potential, argues John West.
When it comes to air pollution, however, Europe might consider doing less talking and more listening argue Asit K. Biswas and Julian Kirchherr.
Asia’s democracy deficit
Democracy has very shallow roots and many enemies in Asia -- and not only in China -- argues John West.
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