Risks of global financial instability on the rise
Global financial stability risks are on the rise, José Viñals, IMF financial counsellor, said introducing the latest edition of the Global Financial Stability Report, writes John West.
Inclusive trade and regional integration in Asia-Pacific
Trade and regional integration must become more inclusive in the Asia-Pacific in order to win the support of public opinion, writes John West.
Asia's appalling human rights
Most Asian economies have achieved stunning economic growth and poverty reduction. But progress in human rights is lagging way behind, writes John West.
Regional Solutions Needed for Global Challenges
The Pacific Economic Cooperation Council argues that regional solutions are needed for global challenges.
Human trafficking and smuggling in Asia
Asia has long been a global hub for human trafficking and smuggling, writes John West. The region must make serious efforts to tackle these heinous crimes.
Fintech Market Growth in Australia
Fintech market growth will add A$1 billion new value to Australian economy by 2020, says Frost & Sullivan.
Weighty problem for urban Asia
Obesity is an increasingly urban-based challenge lost amid celebrations of Asian GDP growth, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
FROST & SULLIVAN'S GIL 2016 IN KOREA, 9 JUNE
Book Your Calendar for Frost & Sullivan's GIL 2016 Korea June 9, 2016, Hotel Conrad, Seoul.
IMF warns on weak global economy
The IMF has marked down its economic growth forecasts for 2016, and warns that financial and 'non-economic' risks could weaken the global economy further, writes John West.
Slump in capital flows to emerging market economies
The IMF's World Economic Outlook report highlights the slowing of her capital outflows to emerging market economies, writes John West.
Water security, economic growth and sustainable development
Water security, economic growth and sustainable development: linking society, economy and environment by Asit K Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.
Australia's Fintech Market
Innovation is a key factor to grow profits and reap opportunities in Australia's $4 billion fintech market, says Frost & Sullivan.
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Yémen : à quand l’« Arabie heureuse » ?
Yémen : à quand l’« Arabie heureuse » s'interrogent Claude Duval et Alexandra Trzeciak.
Confronting Obesity in Asia’s Cities
Obesity is a growing crisis that governments cannot afford to ignore, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Urbanization and Asia's innovation imperative
Asia must lift its game if it is to harness the potential of its cities as hubs of innovation, writes John West.
Asian poverty update
Poverty reduction in Asia has been spectacular, confirms the World Bank's latest poverty estimates. But we need to scratch below the surface of this rosy assessment, cautions John West.
War and Change in Asia-Pacific
War is coming. Big war. It will start not in Europe, but in Asia-Pacific, writes Julian Lindley-French.
Sri Lanka’s karma
“Sri Lanka must confront and defeat the demons of its past”, said the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, on the occasion of his mission to Colombo in February 2016, reports John West.
Should Asia play by Western rules?
Discussion about good governance is dominated by Western thought. Perhaps it’s time for Asian countries to define and defend their own particular governance styles, write Asit Biswas and Kris Hartley.
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