GROWING TOO SLOW

Doubts Cloud Tokyo’s Yen Intervention

4 November, 2011 at 09:45

Regional News Japan’s government hopes the third time is the charm for its efforts to weaken the yen. But currency traders already are

Many Rich Chinese Consider Leaving

4 November, 2011 at 09:42

Regional News BEIJING—More than half of China’s millionaires are either considering emigrating or have already taken steps to do so,

A Comparison of FDI Restrictions in the...

2 November, 2011 at 19:48

Permitted FDI in Domestic Courier Services, selected ASEAN countries, October 2011    Country Restrictions Brunei No

A Comparison of FDI Restrictions in the...

2 November, 2011 at 19:45

Permitted FDI in Retail Sector, selected Asian countries, October 2011    Country Restrictions Bangladesh No foreign

An Uphill Battle for Indonesian Manufacturers

2 November, 2011 at 19:17

Regional News Massive shortcomings in Indonesia’s infrastructure have contributed to a major lack of competitiveness for domestic

Europe Turns to Asia for Help With...

2 November, 2011 at 11:14

Global News European officials have quickly turned to Asia to help bankroll their plan to ease Greece’s debt obligations and prevent its

As Thailand Floods Spread, Experts Blame Officials,...

28 October, 2011 at 17:53

Regional News BANGKOK — As some of Thailand’s worst flooding in half a century bears down on Bangkok — submerging cities, industrial parks

People power, transparency keys to inclusive growth,...

28 October, 2011 at 17:45

For the Philippines to achieve inclusive growth, it must build on the foundations of “people power” through government reforms, civil society

Vietnam’s road to prosperity

28 October, 2011 at 17:28

This is a re-posted opinion piece. Not too long ago, the Philippines served as a launching pad and R&R station for US troops fighting

Thailand Takes a Risk to Ease Flood

28 October, 2011 at 17:02

Regional News Thai officials beat a retreat in their bid to prevent floodwaters from pouring into Bangkok on Thursday, instead adopting a

Imagined in America

27 October, 2011 at 12:30

Global News This is a re-posted opinion piece. After spending last week talking with Hong Kong entrepreneurs about a bill, just passed by the U.S.

Attracting investors

26 October, 2011 at 13:44

This is a re-posted editorial piece. With higher labor costs in China’s eastern coastal cities, attracting investors may be tough at this point.

Statement By U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk...

21 October, 2011 at 13:23

Global News This is a re-posted press release. Washington, D.C. – United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk today released a statement

ADB says Philippines can grow by 7-8%

21 October, 2011 at 10:50

The Asian Development Bank said the Philippines should aspire to post an economic growth of 7 to 8 percent a year, stressing that the country has

China Aims Jab at U.S. Via Yuan

20 October, 2011 at 17:08

Global News BEIJING—In a defiant response to U.S. Senate approval of a bill that would pressure China to let its currency rise faster, the

Europe Tells Its Banks to Raise New...

19 October, 2011 at 17:08

Global News BRUSSELS — European banks need to raise more capital to protect themselves against losses on sovereign debt or politicians will do

A workshop on the wane

18 October, 2011 at 18:02

Regional News The export and investment-led model behind China’s economic miracle looks increasingly obsolete, heralding a shift with

India misses boat on securing foreign capital

18 October, 2011 at 17:53

Regional News Two years ago, when the world was in love with emerging markets, India could have attracted much of the capital it desperately

August remittances surged 11% to $1.67B

18 October, 2011 at 17:38

Overseas Filipinos sent home $13B in 8 months Overseas Filipinos sent home $13.02 billion in the eight months to August, up 6.9 percent from a

Congress Approves Trade Pacts

18 October, 2011 at 17:08

Global News WASHINGTON—Congress passed free-trade agreements Wednesday with South Korea, Colombia and Panama, ending negotiations so nettlesome

One Loser in U.S. Presidential Polling: China

18 October, 2011 at 16:41

Global News It’s impossible to know the winner of next year’s presidential race, but there is already one clear loser: China. One

Building inclusive growth

18 October, 2011 at 15:52

Regional News The global outlook has become increasingly uncertain, and the recovery is more sluggish than we envisaged just a few months ago as

Turning negatives to positives

18 October, 2011 at 10:04

This is a re-posted opinion piece. AS we enter into the last quarter of 2011, it becomes more obvious every day that the confidence of January has

Myanmar Frees Political Prisoners

17 October, 2011 at 17:08

Regional News Myanmar’s government released one of its most famous dissidents along with at least 80 other political prisoners Wednesday,