In hiking the retirement age and extolling the benefits of an older workforce, Singapore sets a valuable example.
With investment slumping and exports declining, Pakistan is increasingly banking on the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) to drive future growth.
It' s not often a senior U.N. official leaves a prepared and guarded script to emotionally describe a situation to delegates in the Security Council.
Thailand heaves a sigh of relief over the possible demise of the TPP. U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's determination to pull the U.S. out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free-trade deal will hurt the global trading system in the wake of previous World Trade Organization (WTO) failures to strike a new agreement on trade and investment liberalization.
The Jan Dhan-Aadhaar-Mobile and United Payments Interface, Digital India and mobile wallets have already laid the foundation, and the recent demonetization initiative can further facilitate the movement toward a cashless India. With a firm resolve, we can even become the first cashless country in the world.
This month marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, who is revered as the father of modern China throughout the Chinese-speaking world.
It could be the most scientific visit of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in history., 1 Comment
There has been widespread speculation about the incoming U.S. administration's policy and overall take-it-or-leave-it attitude toward the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
When it comes to dealing with the Rohingya, a beleaguered Muslim community living in Myanmar, it seems both the formerly ruling military junta, and the present civilian setup under Aung San Suu Kyi, have a similar approach.
Many people ask me what is wrong with Taiwan politics. My answer is always the same: We don't have a leader. But I always add I take comfort in the fact that although Taiwan, with a population of 23 million people, certainly can't elect a good leader, the United States -- with a population 10 times as much -- has failed to elect a competent president for decades.