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2017/11/09 | Hal Hill
Despite Duterte’s Bluster, the Philippines Continues to Profit
The economy of the Philippines remains strong despite violence and unpredictability — it has not experienced a financial crisis since 2002. Can the markets continue to remain detached amid political upheaval?
2017/09/15 | Ketagalan Media
Does Taiwan Really Need More Foreigners?
Taiwan needs new talent but Taiwanese people’s inability to market the country effectively is hampering its ability to attract the right people.
2017/08/23 | Justin Hugo
Tsai’s Government Failing Taiwan’s Workers with Cruel Minimum Wage Increase
Taiwan has been sinking into a state of stagnation for more than a decade, the Tsai government continues to give businesses too much latitude.
China’s Fevered Property Market Exporting Risk to Asia
Global risk merchants are starting to fret over Chinese local governance — a matter that was conveniently ignored throughout the growth boom of the past two decades.
2017/08/10 | Peter Wood
Why Djibouti Matters: China Sends Troops to First Permanent Base Abroad
The Djibouti support base is likely just the first of many as China improves its ability to protect the trade routes that form the vital arteries of its economy.
2017/08/09 | Vincent Koen
How to Ensure China's Elderly are Not Poor
Progress with reform across a whole range of areas is needed, including health care, so that citizens can live longer active lives and avoid falling into poverty once they retire, writes Vincent Koen.
2017/08/07 | Tyler Prochazka
Curing the ‘Ghost Island’: Why Taiwan Needs Basic Income
Sun Yat-sen believed that the benefits from natural resources, monopolies and property should be shared amongst all citizens. This is precisely the philosophy behind UBI, argues Tyler Prochazka.
The Structural Shifts at Play in Xi's Macroeconomic Balancing Act in China
The debate about China’s growth slowdown since 2010 continues to rage. Some think that the drop in China’s growth rate is cyclical. Others believe that trend growth has shifted down a gear.
2017/07/25 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
Bleak Outlook: Millions of Rural Chinese Children 'Left Behind'
Experts fear the psychological and developmental consequences on migrant children who are growing up without their parents.
Is China Really Opening Up Its Consumer Markets?
China is enacting reforms to normalise the importation of goods for domestic consumption. Yet any opening of the Chinese market will be selective and will serve state industrial policy, Tristan Kenderdine writes
Hong Kong Handover: Riding the Property Roller Coaster
'They bought their first apartment in 1970 for HK$45,000 (US$5,775), moving seven times before they splashed out HK$7.85 million on their Wonderland Villas home - it is now worth double that.'
2017/06/21 | Yuen Yuen Ang
Here's What China Can Teach Us About Poverty
Directed improvisation is a hybrid management model that combines top-down direction with bottom-up improvisation.
2017/05/29 | Ping Deng
What To Do When China Comes Calling: Sizing Up Foreign Direct Investment
When analyzing future Chinese investment, we need to recognize these inter-dependencies and the possible synergies and conflicts between them.
2017/05/26 | Ivana Casaburi
China's Eye Turns to Southern Europe
Even though the Chinese economy is growing less than in the previous years, China continues to increase its investment abroad in order to cover the needs of its new economic model.
2017/05/20 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Tough Times Ahead for Tsai in Year Two
President Tsai and the DPP are struggling to shake poor approval ratings despite Taiwan’s strong economic performance.
2017/05/05 | Justin Hugo
The Prime Minister or The People: Just Who is Stealing Lunches in Singapore?
[OPINION] The Singapore Prime Minister’s fixation on stealing other people’s lunches has raised questions of paranoia, competitiveness, double standards and inequality in Singapore.