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2020/03/06 | Jeremy Van der Haegen

Anxious Chinese Consumers Expect Coronavirus Crisis to Last Until Summer

Chinese consumers are expecting the coronavirus to last until July despite local economists predicting a quick recovery in the second quarter.

2017/03/31 | Dong Dong Zhang

Beneath the Surface of China’s Relentless Rise

Saving the CCP demanded a drastic revamping of the power structures of the party-state.

2021/04/20 | Bart Dashorst

Taiwan’s Unsuccessful Transformation

Are Taiwanese nationalism and democratization to blame for a lackluster economy? This is the main argument of Chu Wan-wen’s ‘Taiwan’s Unsuccessful Transformation: Democratization and Economic Development’.

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.

2016/10/14 | Edward White

Mixed Views on Thailand’s Outlook after King’s Death

What does the death of Thailand’s revered king mean for people who oppose the military junta that controls the country?

2017/04/14 | The Japan Times

Aung San Suu Kyi Marks Her First Year in Power

Aung San Suu Kyi's first year has not been easy as she continues to face a range of difficulties and admits that reforms have been slower than expected.

2017/02/18 | Theodore H. Moran

Weighing China’s Skyrocketing Investment in the United States

Chinese investment in the US has jumped threefold, driven by acquisitions.

2016/11/27 | Devanik Saha

India Drowning in Sea of Fake Money

Is India doing enough to detect fake notes, cited by the Prime Minister as a significant reason for withdrawing 86 percent of India’s currency, a process popularly known as demonetisation?

2017/02/28 | Kerry Brown

China and the UK: Unexpected Inspiration for How to Handle Brexit

China has never been seriously considered in the minds of the British political or business elite as anything except a marginal exotic sideshow until now.

2017/04/20 | Christine Wong

Rumbling of Reform in China’s Fiscal Foundations

Significant progress is being made towards building the foundations of a fiscal system to undergird rule-based governance.

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?

2020/09/16 | Deutsche Welle

Asian Economies To Shrink for First Time in 60 Years

Due to the devastating and prolonged effects of Covid-19, Asian economies are expected to end the year in negative territory for the first time since the 1960s, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank.

2017/01/31 | Hannah Wurf

Xi Jinping, the Savior of Globalization?

Xi’s opaque ambition, combined with the weakening of US global power, means there will continue to be contradictory narratives around what he stands for - as well as some wishful thinking, writes Hannah Wurf.

2017/04/22 | Miriam L. Campanella

China’s Unloading of FX Reserves, Spillbacks, and Quantitative Tightening

Once a widely held and an extremely desirable asset in the global economy, American debt is no longer the most desirable thing in the world.

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.

2016/07/13 | Timothy Ferry

The Challenge of Preserving Biodiversity in Taiwan

Taiwan is home to a broad variety of species, some of them unique to the country. But development puts many at constant risk.

2017/02/02 | The Japan Times

OPINION: Beware Risks in China’s Economy

Japan braces for the impact of jitters in the Chinese economy.