Economics/Business

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Inside The Lion City, Part 2

This is the second of a multi-part series to run over the next week in the Asia Sentinel in conjunction with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings in Singapore. It will examine Singapore&#... Read More...
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Singapore’s Moment at Center Stage

This is the first of a multi-part series to run over the next week in the Asia Sentinel in conjunction with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund meetings in Singapore. It will examine Singapore'... Read More...
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Was Your IPod Made in a Sweatshop?

Quiz: what’s the biggest lie in China? The Great Wall can be seen from the moon. Mao Zedong was only 30% wrong in his rule Workers at a factory making IPods are forced to toil too hard From... Read More...
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Some Good News From Taiwan

Taiwan looks a real mess at the moment. Chen Shui-bian is on the ropes and could yet be forced out of office. Others in the DPP have been tarnished with corruption. But the shine has also gone off the Kuomi... Read More...
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Railroading Hong Kong’s Development

While furious debate continues in Hong Kong over urban renewal, prodigious tracts of railway land and precious urban sites are being quietly redeveloped through semi-public statutory bodies under government c... Read More...
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Remember Stagflation?

It appears increasingly likely that the world's central bankers are going to have to pay back decades of monetary mismanagement during which they flooded markets with newly printed money and low interest ... Read More...