APEC needs to boost inclusive growth
When Asia-Pacific Leaders gather in Manila for the annual summit, they should focus their discussions on ways to ensure that more people are part of the growth of the region, according to PECC.
Competition and Convergence in the Industrial Sector
Competition will be a Compelling Force for Convergence in the Industrial Sector. argues Frost & Sullivan.
Great Asian Slowdown
We are now in the midst of the "Great Asian Slowdown", driven by aging populations and the failure to undertake to take structural reforms to boost productivity, argues John West
Benefits of intelligent mobility
Intelligent Mobility to reduce traffic congestion, carbon emissions and accidents, while increasing travel speed, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Why Jordan matters
In the Middle East, there is a little country called Jordan, well known for its ancient site of Petra, though little else. But, Jordan is a country worth more than its weight in gold, writes John West
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.
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