Asia's urban environmental crisis
Asia's booming cities must go green or risk disaster, writes John West.
Asia's fading economic mojo
Asia's dynamic economies have lost a slice of their economic growth potential these past few years. Decisive action will be necessary to stop the rot, writes John West.
Korea should drop charges against imprisoned trade unionists
The 20th anniversary of Korean OECD membership will be overshadowed by labour rights and freedom of assembly violations, argue TUAC.
Fintech in Australia – Trends, Forecasts and Analysis 2015–2020
Artificial Intelligence, Algo-Banking, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Robo-Advice Form Growth of Australian Fintech Market, says Frost & Sullivan.
Australian Fintech and ICT
Australian Fintech Opens up Vast Opportunities for ICT Companies in Security, Cloud, Managed Services, Blockchains, Artificial Intelligence, Biometrics and Data Centre, says Frost & Sullivan.
Infrastructure deficit: Built to last or built too fast?
Infrastructure deficits in many countries are caused by poor management and governance, argue Asit K. Biswas and Kris Hartley.
Corruption, Economic Development and Poverty Alleviation
Corruption continues to be a major drag on economic growth in developing countries, argue Asit K. Biswas, Cecilia Tortajada and Augustin Boey.
Reviving Asia-Europe Economic Cooperation
Liberalisation of trade will be necessary to revive the flagging links between Asia and Europe, reports John West.
Kazakhstan’s challenges in public financial management
Kazakhstan is one of the resource rich countries adjusting to subdued metal and commodity cycle. Mukul G. Asher and Almas Bakbergenov examine its challenges and options.
Russia Parades its Weakness
Russia Parades its Weakness, writes Professor Dr Julian Lindley-French, Vice-President at Atlantic Treaty Association.
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.
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