PECC comes to Beijing
PECC, the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council, will be coming to Beijing this week for its annual summit. The timing could not be better.
Cambodia: Australia’s new “dumping ground” for refugees?
Is Cambodia Australia’s new “dumping ground” for refugees, asks Kiri-Ana Libbesson.
Asian regionalism -- the next steps
To prepare for the next steps in regionalism in the Asia Pacific, we must fully appreciate the historical and strategic context, suggested Allan Gyngell at PECC 2014 in Beijing on 10 September.
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.
Asian Century, Australia and Europe
Emanuele Schibotto, ACI's Director for Development, recently interviewed John West on the Asian Century, Asia and Europe, for a book he is writing on the Asian Century. Here is the interview:
Is Australia ready for the Asian Century?
Not really, is the clear message from a series of articles published by the Australian blog, "The Conversation", last year.
Asian century roller coaster
The Asian century scenario has been on a roller coaster since the outbreak of the global financial crisis in 2007-2008. Which way next?
China/US great power relationship
China claims that it would like a new type of great power relationship with the US, one that does not lead to conflict. At the same time, it enjoys provoking Japan, the US's leading ally in Asia.
China/US relationship now
Both Xi Jinping and Barack Obama would like a peaceful relationship so they can concentrate on dealing with problems at home. How will they manage?
United States at OECD Forum and Ministerial
A high-level United States delegation will participate in the OECD Forum and Ministerial Council Meeting on “Resilient Economies and Inclusive Societies” in Paris, France, May 5-7.
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.
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