1:08 pm March 27, 2015 | No Comment
It was estimated in 2013 that overseas remittances sent by our TKI, both through formal and informal channels, reached Rp 120 trillion ($9.2 billion), around 7 percent of the state budget in the same year
5:02 am March 27, 2015 | No Comment
Indian democracy has many problems, but the widely held idea that the country has “too much democracy,” and needs a little splash of authoritarianism to knock it into shape, is a mistake.
8:40 pm March 26, 2015 | No Comment
Orthorexia nervosa is not a clinically recognized eating disorder but researchers have developed and tested questionnaires in various populations to get an idea of its prevalence.
7:25 pm March 26, 2015 | No Comment
Despite this apparent disdain, Chinese tourists can't seem to get enough of Japan.
3:15 am March 26, 2015 | 1 Comment
The legal definition of husband and wife and cultural discourses on gender actively shape ideas of womanhood and manhood.
7:59 pm March 25, 2015 | 1 Comment
The airline industry is doing a great job improving its safety. So why don’t we feel safer?
7:15 pm March 25, 2015 | No Comment
The rise of Asia's middle class may be part of the most momentous economic transformation in recent history, but national leaders need to make sure the right institutional structures are in place if this transformation is to produce long-term benefits for all.
9:05 pm March 24, 2015 | No Comment
Europe needs a coherent policy for dealing with foreign direct investment, setting out clear guidelines for what's permissible, which investors are welcome and which are not.
8:25 pm March 24, 2015 | No Comment
Chinese investors are acting as giddy as Americans were on Dec. 5, 1996, the day Alan Greenspan made his infamous "irrational exuberance" dig at markets.
6:25 pm March 23, 2015 | No Comment
Singapore's first prime minister and founding father was a giant among leaders. He was in many ways the embodiment of what Singapore is today.
4:19 pm March 23, 2015 | No Comment
The book revolves around big economic reform programs undertaken in India, Poland, Russia and Kenya: You come to see that rapid development is generally possible, and at the same time extremely difficult.
4:05 pm March 23, 2015 | No Comment
It's now Singapore's turn to confront questions about whether it can still compete, as Asia’s emergence challenges the impressive economy Lee built.
3:43 pm March 23, 2015 | 4 Comments
Surely only Singapore would have come up with a government-sponsored dating agency for the nation’s brightest and best?
3:28 pm March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment
In absolute terms, however, the problem of anti-Americanism remains most clear cut in Muslim-majority countries.
12:50 am March 23, 2015 | No Comment
Uncle Sam might as well have also gasped, “Et tu Brute?” when John Bull said he was joining the Chinese dragon in setting up the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
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