OECD -- a Lilliputians' club
The OECD was once called the "hub of globalization" by its secretary-general, Angel Gurria. Not through any fault of its own, it is now looking more and more like the "hub of Lilliputians".
Is Japan Drifting Toward Isolation?
Is Japan Drifting Toward Isolation? asks Sven Saaler from Tokyo's Sophia University.
President Obama's "pivot" to Asia is all about China
US President Barack Obama's pivot to Asia is the right thing for both Asia and America. But despite claims to the contrary, the pivot is all about China!
Anti-Chinese sentiment on rise in Myanmar
Chinese companies are struggling to come to terms with a new culture of protest in Myanmar, writes Beth Walker, chinadialogue's Culture Editor.
OECD Week 2014, 5-7 May
Over the coming days, we will be reporting on OECD Week 2014. The highlight will be a keynote speech by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on Tuesday 6 May, at OECD Forum 2014.
Income inequality worsening, says OECD.
Top earners capturing growing share of total income in many countries, says OECD.
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.
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