China’s Rising Pile of Infrastructure Debt

While China’s emergence as the world’s second biggest economy has led many developing countries to Beijing as the panacea for all economic issues, especially those related to infrastructure development, the country’s leaders are awakening to a new reality: und... Read More...
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China’s Infrastructure Bank: Can it Fly?

The past  weeks have been filled with headlines on China’s year-old proposal for an Asian development bank, which has caught Asia’s imagination, especially with Indonesia signing on to the idea at the recent AP... Read More...
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Burma Development at Risk From Thai Crisis

The political crisis gripping Thailand is jeopardizing key economic infrastructure developments and other potential investment in Burma, reports warn. The crisis has all but paralyzed Bangkok government and ... Read More...
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China’s Bullet Trains: Back on Track

On a single day, Dec. 28, 2013, China opened an unprecedented six new high-speed railway links spanning nearly 2,000 kilometers, pushing its total high-speed track to more than 12,000 km. That has vaulted th... Read More...