Analysts said leaders of developing Asian countries attending the United Nations climate summit in Madrid are likely to focus on two key areas.
Since the mid-20th century the world’s economic architecture has largely been taken for granted, partly because of the rising role of developed economies and the mounting impulses of economic openness promoted by international institutions.
India is in the middle of an innovation revolution, led by tech startups. The proposed guidelines will bring our rapid ascent to a halt.
What kind of capitalism do we want? That may be the defining question of our era. If we want to sustain our economic system for future generations, we must answer it correctly.
Economic statecraft is typically defined as the use by governments of economic policy instruments to wield strategic influence over other nation-states.
Questions are hanging over how the Kremlin will respond to the expulsion of two Russian diplomats from Germany last Wednesday.
China and India are likely to hold border talks in late December in an effort to achieve a “fair, reasonable and mutually acceptable solution” to the boundary issues and maintain peace in border areas, according to Indian media reports.
The Indian election campaign was so dependent on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s charisma that the joke going around was that senior party functionaries had achieved a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-free India, instead of a Congress-free India, because the saffron party’s name was never heard during the campaign.
Over the past decade, strategic circles in the United States have been debating one question: Does the assumption of China-US engagement still hold?
Xi Jinping’s idea of building an Asian community with a shared future is not only in line with the development trend of the world and the trend of the times, but also the inherent needs of Asian countries, reflecting China’s wisdom and China’s programme.
Climate change is the greatest threat faced by the world in history, according to a 26-country survey released by the Pew Research Center. The United Nations has called climate change as the “defining issue of our time” and we are at its defining moment.
Earlier this week I received a telephone call from a lecturer at a Hong Kong university.
Government wants to protect nation’s natural resources by investing in timber plantations
Asia is the most dynamic and promising region in the world today, but it is also facing enormous risks and challenges due to internal diversity, complexity and external forces.
US President Donald Trump announced on Monday that he will restore tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Brazil and Argentina.
Sustained business reforms over the past several years have helped India jump 14 places to 63rd position in this year’s World Bank “Ease of Doing Business” (EDB) rankings.
The victory of the Pakatan Harapan coalition in last year’s Malaysian general elections – the country’s first change of government via an electoral process – raised widespread expectations for long-suppressed reform.
A company serves not only its shareholders, but all its stakeholders – employees, customers, suppliers, local communities and society at large.
Referencing a popular fantasy series, the Norwegian representative to the WTO recently warned the member-states of the crisis facing the appellate body with the phrase “winter is coming”.
In yet another warning of the increasingly dire climate change situation the world is now facing, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said there is a danger global warming could pass the “point of no return”.
Climate-related catastrophes such as floods and forest fires are driving millions of people from their homes every year, said anti-poverty nongovernmental organisation (NGO) Oxfam.
In recent times, conservative-leaning commentators in Germany have claimed that open debate is increasingly being stifled.
In a rural area of northern Cambodia, rice husks are used as fuel to generate electricity for local communities otherwise dependent on highly polluting diesel generators.
According to the ministry’s plan, in 2020 a total of 3.35 trillion yuan of government bonds will be sold to fund a plethora of key projects.
In 2018, Vietnam’s agriculture sector witnessed its highest growth rate in recent years — 3.76 per cent.
Technology is disrupting our lives. Netflix, Amazon, Uber et al have changed the way we consume entertainment, shop and move around. As a result, our way of working is also changing.
China’s economic growth slowed further in 2019 because of structural, cyclical and external factors. Nevertheless, the economy is expected to maintain a medium-high rate of growth – likely around 6 percent – in 2020.
Chinese people have become more concerned about information safety as they are worried about their privacy.
Considering China’s dominance in the rare-earth sector, any move by the Chinese government involving these coveted minerals could lead to all sorts of interpretations.
Erdogan slams French counterpart Emmanuel Macron’s comment about NATO.