- Mubarak's Odious Debts
The days of borrowing to build a large state security apparatus would be gone for good – worldwide. For the sake of Egyptians and people living under tyranny everywhere, Egypt's government must take a brave stand.
- Globalization's Government
We need more government nowadays, not less. Yet the role of government also needs to be modernized, in line with the specific challenges posed by an interconnected world economy.
- Myanmar's Vice-President to Visit China on Dam Row
Myanmar is sending its vice-president Tin Aung Myint Oo to China in an effort to repair ties with the country amid tensions after the suspension of a $3.6 billion dam project in the country
- U.S. Senate Postpones Yuan Bill Vote
The U.S. Senate has postponed its vote on the much-debated currency bill until next week, due to disagreements in some changes of the bill between the Republicans and Democrats.
- Can China Rescue Europe?
Indeed, to do so would be in China’s own interest as a key stake-holder in Europe’s economic stability. The EU is China’s largest trading partner, accounting for $383 billion in merchandise exports in 2010.
- Real Wages on Decline in China
Real wages in China has been on the decline amid rising inflation, despite higher threshold of individual income tax from September
- Global Action for Global Recovery
With lower spending and higher savings in the advanced economies, key emerging markets must take up the slack and start providing the demand needed to power the global recovery.
- The Same Supplier, the Similar Tragedy
The contractor of the signal systems of Shanghai’s metro lines, the culprit of the metro trains collision today, is found to be the supplier of the similar equipments of the bullet trains that collided in July