OECD and Asia -- a cold war organization in the age of globalization
How does a Cold War organization like the OECD respond to the end of the Cold War?
OECD calls for a new deal
"It's time for a new deal", cried Angel Gurria, OECD Secretary-General, at the opening of the OECD Forum 2013.
US elections -- who's gonna win now?
Barack Obama should lose the upcoming US presidential elections because of the poor economy. But ...
America's Chinese Dream
The US economy is wobbling slowly forward. Europe is just plain wobbling. And China has moved onto a slower growth path.
But a Chinese dream awaits America, if it wants it.
Tragedy turns into a PR advantage for Australia
The flight MH 370 tragedy turns into a PR advantage for Australia, writes Amit Jain.
Toronto is a biryani!
Toronto is a biryani, with spicy treats for everyone -- from architecture and history, and nature and adventure, through to art and festivals, food and shopping, and of course, Niagara Falls.
Manfred B. Steger on Globalization
Emanuele Schibotto, ACI Director for Development, recently interviewed Manfred B. Steger on globalization. Here are the highlights:
Indian Mujahideen as a terror model
Shanthie Mariet D'Souza and Bibhu Prasad Routray share their thoughts on the Indian Mujahideen as a terror model.
India in Post 2014 Afghanistan: Challenges and Opportunities
Shanthie Mariet D'Souza has shared with us her views on the challenges and opportunities for India in Post 2014 Afghanistan.
An Indo-Pacific Strategy for Australia?
Australia should be developing an "Indo-Pacific Strategy" involving the three giants of the region, China, India and the US, according to Rory Medcalf of the Lowy Institute.
America & India -- brothers in arms
America should manage its relationship with India with greater humility, modesty and respect. The world's two largest democracies should be "brothers in arms".
WTO in the Asian Century
The next Director-General of World Trade Organization should be Asian, and Indonesia's Mari Pangetsu is an excellent candidate.
Whither Obama, our president?
As US Ambassador to Canada, David Jacobson, told an audience at the University of Toronto today, the race for the White House is now "very close".
The idea of Asia
We recently had the opportunity to discuss with Sven Saaler, from Tokyo's Sophia University, his work on Pan-Asianism. Saaler had many important insights to share with us.
Russian Spring for Christmas?
Steve Howard, Secretary General of The Global Foundation, has shared with us this message of hope from Moscow.
Don't forget that Russia is the largest Asian country in terms of land mass.
Revolutionary Iran at 35: A New Political Synthesis
Richard Javad Heydarian has shared with us "A New Political Synthesis" on Revolutionary Iran at 35.
Open regionalism ... a long journey
Pacific Economic Cooperation Council leaders called for a renewed commitment to "open regionalism" at their recent meeting in Vancouver. But open regionalism is a long journey.
Ontario in the Asian Century
Asia's tiger and dragon economies are big and fast. And Ontarian businesses should catch them, if they can, according to the recent "Asia Pacific Global Export Forum".
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.
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".
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