Growth, Innovation and Leadership with Frost & Sullivan.
Frost & Sullivan is organizing an inspiring series of events over the coming year on Growth, Innovation and Leadership. Many of these events will take place in Asia.
Australia needs economic liberalism, inclusive growth and Asian literacy
Australia needs more economic liberalism, inclusive growth and Asian literacy. Tony Abbott, Australia's likely new Prime Minister, will not deliver that.
Analyst Briefing: Global Smart City Market
Register now for an Analyst Briefing: Global Smart City Market. A $3.3 Trillion Market Opportunity to 2025. Organized by our knowledge partner, Frost and Sullivan on Sep 5 2013.
Social contract for the Asian century?
Asian trade union leaders are pushing for a new social contract in the region. What are the issues? What are the chances?
Trade unions must save Asia's economy and society
Trade unions must lead the fight to save Asia's economy and society, argued UNI Global Union's Philip Jennings at a conference yesterday of finance sector trade union officials.
Asian trade unions seek win-win solutions
The Asia-Pacific trade union group, UNI Apro, is seeking an amicable solution between the interests of management and trade unions.
Sydney's golden age
Sydney's golden age is splendidly exhibited at the New South Wales Art Gallery. Today, however, the harbor-city is curiously losing its edge to the ugly duckling of Melbourne.
Asia's democratic future
Democracy is at the heart of development. But democracy only has very shallow roots in Asia. Democratic development lags well behind the economy.
Conference on limits of economic surveillance
What are the limits of surveillance and financial market failure? What are the lessons from the euro-area crisis? This is the agenda of a conference in Paris on 23 September 2013.
Asia’s smart urbanization imperative
Asia's urbanization must be “smart” in terms of city livability, environmental sustainability and in fostering innovation, if it is to realize the potential of the Asian Century.
Asia's growth miracle
What do the following 13 countries all have in common – Botswana, Brazil, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Malta, Oman, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand?
Renewable energy in the Asian Century
Asia is very rich in renewable energy resources like solar, wind and geothermal. What role can they play in the realization of an Asian Century?
Fast facts on Asia's people and economy
Here are some fast facts on Asia's population and economy that I have prepared for my students at Tokyo's Sophia University.
Fair, inclusive and stable finance in Asia -- a trade union perspective I
This is the first section of a paper I wrote for the trade union group, UNI-APRO, on "Towards fair, inclusive and stable finance in Asia: Advancing a trade union agenda".
Fair, inclusive and stable finance in Asia -- a trade union perspective II
This is the second section of a paper I wrote for the trade union group, UNI-APRO, on "Towards fair, inclusive and stable finance in Asia: Advancing a trade union agenda".
Fair, inclusive and stable finance in Asia -- a trade union perspective III
This is the third section of a paper I wrote for the trade union group, UNI-APRO, on "Towards fair, inclusive and stable finance in Asia: Advancing a trade union agenda".
Food security in Asia
Too many Asians live in a state of food insecurity, not only those still living in poverty, but also those who are just above the line in the "lower-middle class" category, living on only $2-$4 a day.
Towards stable, efficient, and inclusive finance in Asia
Asia's 1997-98 financial crisis, and the current global financial crisis have taught Asia tough lessons, above all, the need for stable, efficient and inclusive finance to realize the Asian Century.
Financial inclusion in Asia -- some solutions
One great challenge for Asia's development is improving access to formal financial institutions like banks. Fortunately many initiatives are underway to improve "financial inclusion" in the region.
Financial inclusion in Asia -- the challenge
Lack of access to formal financial institutions like banks, is one important factor keeping too many people in poverty in Asia, and stopping them from creating businesses.
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